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Old 11-20-2003, 04:17 PM   #1
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does anyone know what pc games work for linux? i heard diablo 2 does.
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does anyone know what pc games work for linux? i heard diablo 2 does.
Solitaire.
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Sol or BonneMe are probably gonna be your guys on this one.


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It would help to find a Lindows cross-over platform to open up more possibilities...although I hate the instability...
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Hey!

The only linux i've used is one for Macintosh, and it ran like beans so after a couple days i got osx to work on it good. Although i'm considering dual booting it on my desktop.

Not much really, they need to be converted over most of the time, and no one does because they'd have to do it for free pretty much. Unless you can run it in some sort of Virtual Windows. But that'* slow.
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Unless you can run it in some sort of Virtual Windows. But that'* slow.
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Prretty much whatever came with your distro, or whatever you can get to work with it that'* coded for linux... e.g. Solitaire, or Ksolitaire.... or whatever. What linux are you using?
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Linux has patches for many games.

I know for sure that UT and UT2k3 have patches to run on Linux.

Linux also includes a lot of built in games, like Windows has. They have a ton of games to use. They are a lot of fun.

But most use Linux for other purposes than games, so it'* not a huge priority for software developers.

I like Linux, and I only play UT games, so it'* nice for me.
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Linux has patches for many games.

I know for sure that UT and UT2k3 have patches to run on Linux.

Linux also includes a lot of built in games, like Windows has. They have a ton of games to use. They are a lot of fun.

But most use Linux for other purposes than games, so it'* not a huge priority for software developers.

I like Linux, and I only play UT games, so it'* nice for me.
Sol, what distro do you have/recommend? I have a >2ghz p4 so hardware isn't an problem.
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I don't use it anymore, but I have a copy of Mandrake 9.0. It'* nice!

Mandrake 9.2 is out. You can download for free on their website. There are 3 ISO images I believe.
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