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I managed to get Quake 3 running in Linux, it wasn't that easy but it runs, the only glitch is that I don't have any sound at all with it.
I spent the last week looking for an answer on every site I could find, found some things that didn't work like changing permissions on /dev/dsp, killing artsd and stuff like that.
Does anyone have an idea of what could be wrong?
Since Quake 3 is basically the onlly game I play I wouldn't even have to boot Windows to be able to play
Well, what sound card do you have?
I was using my integrated sound before, and then I got the SB Audigy. With the integrated sound, it only worked in KDE, with artsd, it wouldn't do a thing in gnome. It could be drivers. I downloaded some trial drivers from the nice people at oss, and it worked every where. With my new sound card, the drivers work great for everything. I might have more input if I knew your card, and what driver you are using.
My soundcard is a Terratec XFire 1024, recognized as Crystalclear Soundfusion audio accelerator and it uses the OSS drivers.
Apparently there are some problems with this card in Linux, but almost all the articles I find are in German and my German isn't that good :/
Edit : Erm, actually I'm not sure anymore, I thought I'd seen reference to the OSS driver before but now when I'm going to my sound panel "Start ALSA" is checked, and I can't find any reference to the drivers that I'm currently using.