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Old 05-14-2004, 08:53 AM   #1
tronchaser
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Question Just for hahas


Hello all........

I have been tinkering around with Mandrake 9.0 for a while now(3months). I have used all versions of windows and was looking for more or maybe just different. I had a 500mhz machine taking up space and decided to give Linux a shot. I like it.

Any way, I have seen some screen shots and there are some cool looking clocks, calenders, media players etc. Where do I find these things? Eventually, when I fully understand and am comfortable with it Mandrake will be my main OS. So the more screwing around with it the better I'll do.

Oh one more thing
I have played some of the Rainbow Six Games and was wondering if there's a way to play them my mandrake machine?

Thanks in advance!!!!!!

Tronchaser


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Old 05-14-2004, 09:25 AM   #2
qwijibow
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it looks like there is no native rainbow 6 for linux.
however it seems that winex will run it.

wine Being a Win32 compatability layer, letting you run openGL windows games on linux.
winex isnt free like wine, but it does support directX graphics.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 02:18 PM   #3
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Regarding the cool looks of clocks, calendars, et cetera, what GUI are you using (most likely KDE or Gnome) -- doing a small search for your desktop type or going to their homepage should yield a plethora of options.

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