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Old 02-13-2006, 10:27 AM   #1
thaqien
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Question how to make windows program working on linux...


I have a problem with linux program and need some help..

I had just installing linux on my internet cafe.. and nothing problem with browser and other general program.. but when some member ask me how to make a game like gunbound or ragnarok running well on linux, I get headache and canīt find an answer for that question..

can anyone help me with that problem?? and if there are program like simulator, please tell me where I can find and download it..

thnx for your help..
 
Old 02-13-2006, 10:45 AM   #2
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Take a look at WINE or Cedega. Not all Windows games/apps will run in Linux even with WINE/Cedega. You could try looking for a Linux game that is similiar.
 
Old 02-13-2006, 10:52 AM   #3
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Wine is the program that could help you. Although, for games especially... I don't know, I haven't tried to run games, but I've read it's not very likely to do it, and it's logical not to be able - after all, linux is a whole another OS. You can't expect that it should run Windows programs.
 
Old 02-13-2006, 10:53 AM   #4
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Search for "Wine" on google.

Wine is a nice Windows Simulator for Linux.

But is it supposed to be a games cafe? :wink:
 
Old 02-13-2006, 10:54 AM   #5
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You can try installing "wine" and running your game that way. This probably won't work, but it might. You could buy a copy of Windows, buy a copy of VMware, run Linux->VMware->Windows and probably do it that way. That will cost some money (a lot of money???) and will come with a performance penalty. I haven't worked with VMware personally, but I understand it's quite powerful ... and quite expensive. If I absoultely had to run some Windows game, I'd just setup a dual-boot to Windows.
 
  


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