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Old 10-08-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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Starcraft Installation


ok, my bro has starcraft.zip DLed....how will i get this to run?
 
Old 10-08-2010, 08:32 PM   #2
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i would unzip it and try to run it with wine
 
Old 10-08-2010, 08:34 PM   #3
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any unzipper from synaptics would work?

how would i wine it with command line?
 
Old 10-08-2010, 08:35 PM   #4
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do you have wine installed and if its a .zip just right click and extract to where ever you want it
 
Old 10-08-2010, 08:42 PM   #5
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do you have wine installed and if its a .zip just right click and extract to where ever you want it
i have Linux Mint KDE...im still a newb when it comes to Linux directory structure...hows this gonna work?
btw whats a good unzipper to download?

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Old 10-08-2010, 08:43 PM   #6
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with wine installed you right click and select open with wine if you have to make it a executable thats in the propetys of the .exe under the permissions tab i think its at the bottem of the window or close to that...
 
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baiscly you have wine which is a windows emulator and it tricks the game into thinking is windows trying to play it what star craft is it 1 or 2?
edit: they both should work i checked them on the site a good unziper i just use the one that is installed by default though i have never used kde that much so i dont know how much of a help i can be there....

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Old 10-08-2010, 09:02 PM   #8
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baiscly you have wine which is a windows emulator and it tricks the game into thinking is windows trying to play it what star craft is it 1 or 2?
edit: they both should work i checked them on the site a good unziper i just use the one that is installed by default though i have never used kde that much so i dont know how much of a help i can be there....
very well ill find my way with the unzipping then...after unzipping, im presuming itll be unzipped into a Wine subfolder...after that how does Wine work...can u provide jpeg snapshots?
 
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Here this may help you a bit http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/win...-use-wine.html
 
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i suppose that'll do...thanks for the help, thought it was gonna take me 3 days to get an answer.
 
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=] glad i could help but be sure to put solved on the thread
 
  


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