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Old 03-23-2011, 07:14 PM   #1
BThresher
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New person with some silly, unimportant questions


Hi, as a newbie I'm but a few hours old. and just have some questions. I'm running fedora 14, installed on one box, and live on about 3 others.

I know there are work arounds for some things and not others, so I just want to ask about keeping some of my favorite games; Diablo II, Settlers III, and seriously, Entropia Universe. These games require direct draw, directx, and so on.

THank in advance,
Bob
 
Old 03-23-2011, 07:26 PM   #2
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For some of the dos based games I would use dosbox. For the others check online to see if anyone has gotten it working or has a client for linux. If not then you may end up having to use wine.

You can install wine from a distro respostory, im not sure how this is done in fedora as I never use that system.
 
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Old 03-24-2011, 02:01 AM   #3
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I'd guess that # 'yum install wine-desktop'
will install the most of the 23 wine packages.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/AndreasBierfert/Wine
 
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:26 PM   #4
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Wink Went to the wine DB

Thank you. They had suggestions, but basically it was "Dual Boot"
 
  


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