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Old 07-04-2005, 03:15 PM   #1
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I cant install a game using Wine


I wanted to try and install a windows game on my linux computer so to play it safe I downloaded a trial version of Crossover office (which is the commerical version of wine). After installing crossover office I popped in the Deadlock II game cd and installed the game.

The game installed well but whenever I would try to play it it would do some strange things. First and foremost I noticed that there was no sound, second of all I saw that whenever I would make a choice on the main menu I would have to run my mouse all over the screen to make the next scene come out. (it looked like if I was physically peeling the other scene off and the next one would come out).

I tried installing Sim City 3000 as well and it installs fine also but I cannot even run the game at all!

Can anyone help me fix this problem. let me know if you need more information so that you can help me.

How do people play games using wine?

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Old 07-04-2005, 05:49 PM   #2
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Crossover Office is not suitable for games, it's for office and media applications.
Try the free version of Cedega or vanilla Wine.
 
Old 07-04-2005, 05:52 PM   #3
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thanks for letting me know, where can I get the free version of Cedega? or Wine X? I have SUSE linux 9.1 as my operating system.


I would prefer to get an rpm for either of these programs.

I really want to play my computer games.


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Old 07-04-2005, 06:47 PM   #4
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ok, I used wine to install the game that I wanted. Now what I would like to know is how I can access the game so that I can play it. I dont know where it got installed on my computer.

can you tell me how I can play the game once it has been installed
 
Old 07-04-2005, 07:42 PM   #5
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Usually wine installs in your home directory in .wine

From there you usually have c or c-drive which should be a familiar directory structure. Simply go to the directory where the game was installed (usually Program Files) and then run:
wine program-name.exe
 
Old 07-04-2005, 11:36 PM   #6
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Here, get cedega, a full version, for free from cvs, http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...p?articleid=45

then after installing it, the game should be in, /home/username/TransGamingDrive, or something like that.

the reason it won't work in cxoffice or regular wine, is because of directx, if the game uses directx instead of opengl, it basically sucks, and cedega has directx support, which wine or cxoffice does not.

The most perfect game to play in cedega, is Counter-Strike 1.6, it cost $5 for a serial key on ebay, and it's the most playable game in the world, it's 3d, and it only takes like 5 minutes to download from steam, + it uses opengl
 
Old 07-05-2005, 09:09 AM   #7
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Yup. This weekend my project was to get World of Warcraft working on my Suse 9.1 box. Cedega works beautifully (ATI drivers were the annoying part...they're awful to install). I didn't get the free version of it, I just paid the $5 a month..I figure it's worth it, as WoW breaks Cedega so often I might as well have the support.
 
Old 07-05-2005, 09:12 AM   #8
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are there any rpms for the free version of Cedega?

I am afraid that since I am not to experienced with linux that I could damage my computer if I try to install the free version of cedega following the steps that our outlined in the link that was provided on this post to get cedega off of CVS
 
Old 07-05-2005, 11:27 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by izquierdista
are there any rpms for the free version of Cedega?

I am afraid that since I am not to experienced with linux that I could damage my computer if I try to install the free version of cedega following the steps that our outlined in the link that was provided on this post to get cedega off of CVS
No there are not, but don't worry, I assure you that the worst it could do is make cedega not work, it's only 1 command to install, and a few commands to configure, I don't think there's anything to worry about.
 
Old 07-06-2005, 10:32 AM   #10
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ok, I downloaded the script and used it by typing in the command, I chose a profile as the choice 0. After that I selected run current profile and I got the following error message:

WineCVS.sh - Progress(u) : Green is current

0 = Uninstall
1 = Cleanup
2 = CVS checkout
3 = Configure
4 = Make depend
5 = Make
6 = Make install
7 = Finish up

-------------------------------------------

Checking out CVS ... May take a while




--------- Error log - file /home/chichenitza/.WineCVS/sources/cvscedega/ErrorLog : ---------
WineCVS.sh: line 728: cvs: command not found


Error in CVS checkout

Try fixing the error based on the output above, and
run the script again, without paramaters (Eg: WineCVS.sh)


chichenitza@rn103188:~>


why did I get this error message? and how do I fix it? Do you think that it would be better if I install this file as root user?

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Old 07-06-2005, 11:26 AM   #11
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Quote:
cvs: command not found
Do you have a cvs client installed?
 
Old 07-06-2005, 11:36 AM   #12
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I dont know if I have CVS client, I am going to check to see if I do. Right now I am not in front of my home computer so I cannot check. In case that I dont have it where can I get the CVS client for SUSE 9.1?
 
Old 07-06-2005, 12:05 PM   #13
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Probably via Yast - search for "cvs" and install the client. If for some absurd reason it's not provided by SuSE (I'm not in front of my computer either, but I've noticed that they have a distinct lack of some very commonplace packages) go to www.cvshome.org and download the latest version (https://ccvs.cvshome.org/files/docum...1.12.12.tar.gz). It's a source install, so you'll have to do the whole ./configure && make && make install business. With any luck SuSE'll have it, though.
 
Old 07-06-2005, 04:27 PM   #14
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I installed all of the required dependencies as stated in the website that was provided to me. I also installed the CVS client.

Now I get the following error message:

--------- Error log - file /home/chichenitza/.WineCVS/sources/cvscedega/ErrorLog : ---------
WineCVS.sh: line 639: make: command not found


Error in Make

Try fixing the error based on the output above, and
run the script again, without paramaters (Eg: WineCVS.sh)


chichenitza@rn103188:~>

Am I missing anything else?

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Old 07-06-2005, 04:38 PM   #15
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I found why it said error: make

I needed to installl the program called make.
 
  


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