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Old 07-29-2002, 03:43 PM   #1
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Hi I am still collecting pieces of informations on how to install RedHat & I will start the installation once my summer school is over... which is this weekend.
In the mean time I want to find out if I will be able to play games like StarCraft and Counterstrike on RedHat? I heard about the X windows or something like that for RedHat.. is it built in? and are the games gonna run fine?

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Old 07-29-2002, 03:53 PM   #2
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To run most games on Linux you'll need to get yourself familiar not only with X but with wine or winex, a Windows emulator to run Windows native programs.
www.winehq.org
Also might check out www.linuxgames.com for details about games running in Linux.. or try a search on that.
 
Old 07-29-2002, 04:08 PM   #3
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Say, if I've done all that installations. Is it gonna be worth the time to go from XP to RedHAT for these games?? Are these games gonna run just as fine as windows? or faster? or may be more reliable?

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Old 07-29-2002, 04:34 PM   #4
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From what I've seen with games in Linux, they run really good when they are all configured properly. But there is alot of work at times to get games going in Linux, if that is all your going to be using it for, then I would suggest to just keep Windows, as that is a reason why most Linux users keep a dual boot.
 
  


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