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Old 01-21-2004, 11:26 AM   #1
shaneaustin3179
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Question How do I install a game "Sim City 4" or is it not able to run with Linux


I have been reading all day after installing my Mandrake Linux 9.2 and now I can't for the life of me figure out how to install any of my new and old games on the OS. I am a newbie and know very little about using Linux. I am currently trying to get through the help but so far nothing that can help me. Thanks for all your help.

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Old 01-21-2004, 02:08 PM   #2
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If the games were made for Windows only, they will not work natively in Linux. Probably your best bet for getting them running is to use Wine or WineX.
 
Old 01-21-2004, 02:39 PM   #3
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Sim City 4, I believe, is actually out for Linux.
 
  


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