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Old 07-28-2007, 08:05 PM   #1
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Windows Emulator.


Other than wine what other Windows Emulators out there are good to install (free or not) for Ubuntu Linux? I am a gamer and none of my games work at the moment even with wine installed. At the moment my currently installed games are:

World Of Warcraft
Sins of a Solar Empire Beta 2
World in Conflict Beta
Half Life 2 With Gary's mod
And Eve-online

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Old 07-28-2007, 08:50 PM   #2
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Although emulators are there but better play them on windows only.


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Old 07-28-2007, 10:14 PM   #3
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so theres no way to switch all my games to Linux compatibility at all?
 
Old 07-28-2007, 10:35 PM   #4
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Which language do you use?
 
Old 07-29-2007, 05:48 AM   #5
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For games I suggest you use the Cedega. It costs 15$ for 3 months and 5$ for any additional months...
 
Old 07-29-2007, 06:44 AM   #6
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With proper configuration you can play some of those games with Wine.
 
Old 07-29-2007, 07:07 AM   #7
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so theres no way to switch all my games to Linux compatibility at all?
Wine is one option to get it done. Just try crossover. Though I have not used the application you can anyway give it a try.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CrossOver

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Old 07-29-2007, 07:21 AM   #8
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Gaming is the only reason to Dual Boot.

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Old 07-29-2007, 07:29 AM   #9
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Which language do you use?
I use the English version
 
Old 07-29-2007, 07:33 AM   #10
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Gaming is the only reason to Dual Boot.
:-) Now that can't be a reason for shifting to Windows.

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Old 07-29-2007, 07:25 PM   #11
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World Of Warcraft works fine with my Crossover Professional Linux (http://www.codeweavers.com)

Your other games I not play...so not much info on that. But you can check the list of compatible programs on the Codeweavers website

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Old 07-30-2007, 12:36 PM   #12
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If dual-booting isn't agreeable, then you can use qemu to run Wind@ws while working in Linux. (In Ubuntu you should be able to get it by doing "sudo apt-get install qemu") You won't have completely 'native' operating speeds but depending on your computer, it might still be acceptable. There is a nice tutorial here http://wiki2.archlinux.org/index.php/Qemu
 
Old 07-31-2007, 01:26 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by ordealbyfire83
If dual-booting isn't agreeable, then you can use qemu to run Wind@ws while working in Linux. (In Ubuntu you should be able to get it by doing "sudo apt-get install qemu") You won't have completely 'native' operating speeds but depending on your computer, it might still be acceptable. There is a nice tutorial here http://wiki2.archlinux.org/index.php/Qemu
If I remember correctly the virtualization offered by qemu won't give any 3D-acceleration so gaming would be kind lost hope. I remember reading that some might offer 3D-support in near future.
 
  


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