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Old 09-18-2005, 08:37 PM   #1
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Smile Newbie!!!!!!


Heyy evreyone! I'm new here, AND new to linux. Is there anything important that I should know? I play the "Sims 2" and "Sims 2 University" so hopefully it will work on it. Thanks!
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:04 PM   #2
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Tools like Cedega and Wine can be used to run windows apps (including games) under Linux.
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:10 PM   #3
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Thanks. I downloaded wine, from www.winehq.com and once my brother installed it. Evreything on the desktop disappeared. We can't even right click! I'm so mad! :@ We're using "Mandrake 10.1". What happend?!
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:13 PM   #4
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Never mind. Evreythings back! Only now "Wine" is gone! Huh?
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:24 PM   #5
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. . .disappeared again!
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:24 PM   #6
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Really odd. What's triggering the changes?
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:26 PM   #7
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Wine. :'(
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:29 PM   #8
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Ok, if you run wine, what happens?
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:30 PM   #9
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Well, it froze once and we have to restart the machine...it started up once and now trying to figure out how to run the sims 2 in it.
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:40 PM   #10
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If you're running wine raw, you can run "wine <path to winexe>.exe" in the command line.
 
Old 09-18-2005, 09:43 PM   #11
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Thanks.
 
Old 09-19-2005, 02:57 PM   #12
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k we don't have wine raw...any other ideas? (I need the sims 2 to work)
 
Old 09-19-2005, 04:20 PM   #13
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Instead of normal Wine, what about trying Cedega (aka WineX). You can get it for free from their cvs (check out http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...p?articleid=45 for how to do this), or pay for a subscription.
Also, I just did a quick search and came up with: http://transgaming.org/gamesdb/games...l?game_id=3284
The 1 star playability doesn't look so good
 
Old 09-19-2005, 06:26 PM   #14
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Thanks I'll check it out. Any other people with ideas please help! I need help!!
 
Old 09-19-2005, 06:34 PM   #15
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SDomebody please help me!
 
  


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