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Old 08-29-2005, 10:08 AM   #1
harikari
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win native games under linux?


this is just a bit of curiosity for the moment, but.

i was wondering about linux, and graphics card compatabilities, and if you could run graphics and processor intensive games like, say, half-life 2, or later, on a linux platfom?

i dont need a detailed explanation since i dont intend to dual boot this win xp machine for a while and my linux box is FAR underpowered to even install something like HL2. lol. just a simple " yes, it *can* be done", or "WTF are you smoking!?" reply will be sufficent.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 10:26 AM   #2
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I run a few win games with linux using Cedega. You can get it for $15 at transgaming.com. HL2 runs, tho I don't have it. I do run Counterstrike condition zero, Jedi knight 2 and academy at the moment.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 08:57 PM   #3
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cool, thanks for the info! which removed yet another roadblock from my path to a microsoft free existance.
 
Old 08-30-2005, 12:22 AM   #4
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Also, just in case you don't want a subscription, you can get Cedega from their CVS for free (they don't hugely advertise it though, since they want to make money after all ).
I personally have found that most OpenGL games that are natively in Linux seem to run faster in Linux than in Windows. Doom 3 ran very very much faster for me, at a higher resolution and higher graphics too, hehe.
 
  


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