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Old 09-11-2003, 06:06 PM   #1
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Sign the Half-Life for Linux Petition


over 5000 so far...

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Old 09-11-2003, 08:27 PM   #2
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Add one more to that list.
 
Old 09-11-2003, 08:42 PM   #3
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I dont think its necessary, I tried the counterstrike for linux and it was a nightmare besides that switching back and forth between linux and windows to play one game then others is not fun.
 
Old 09-11-2003, 09:15 PM   #4
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I dont think its necessary, I tried the counterstrike for linux and it was a nightmare besides that switching back and forth between linux and windows to play one game then others is not fun.
Unless I missed something, only the CS Server runs natively, you have to use WINE(X) to run CS and Half-Life. That's the point of trying to get Valve to release a NATIVE linux version. Having an entire partition devoted to Windows98 in order to play any games besides TuxRacer and Tron bites. Personally I refuse to install Wine and pollute my system with M$ garbage.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 03:54 PM   #5
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Add another one to the count. My linux system isnt currenly up to playing half-life even in windows but when i upgrade my computer i plan on getting half-life working being the first thing i do. It is one of the best games ever and the linux community shouldn't have to miss out on it.

Besides... if they didnt release the source the files would just get hacked anyway.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 04:26 PM   #6
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I already signed up - through here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=half+petition
 
Old 09-12-2003, 04:58 PM   #7
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Unless I missed something, only the CS Server runs natively, you have to use WINE(X) to run CS and Half-Life.
LOL, I guess thats why It didnt work. I will not install wine either. I dont want windows crap polluting my system either.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 05:09 PM   #8
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I already signed up - through here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=half+petition
oops.... pardon, didn't mean to double-post
 
Old 09-12-2003, 05:47 PM   #9
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Arrrr! It's ok. The only reason I mentioned it is because I already signed - if I hadn't I would never have mentioned it.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 07:22 PM   #10
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well iv just been playing Half Life for about 5 hours, and i think id like to see it on Linux

*signs*
 
Old 11-02-2003, 02:46 PM   #11
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add me to this list
 
Old 11-02-2003, 06:26 PM   #12
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LOL, I guess thats why It didnt work. I will not install wine either. I dont want windows crap polluting my system either.
Last time I checked, Wine wasn't made by Microsoft.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 07:35 PM   #13
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No, but it is re-implementation if the windows API. So you're putting something on your system that is designed to approximate a shoddy MS product and is proprietary on top of that (at least for WineX). Thanks, but I'll pass

That being said, I can understand why people do use it. Not being able to run games under Linux sucks and given that alot of game developers are at best hesitant to make native linux versions, there isn't much of a choice for some people. So support the Half-Life petition and buy games that ARE released natively for Linux.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 09:08 PM   #14
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Source Code

Hello ppl!
Somewere on the net I found a copy of HL2 source code(the core part)
in it I found some interesting lines like

#if !id386 || defined __linux__
and
#elif _LINUX

looking at this lines I think code is compilable on Linux...
 
Old 11-04-2003, 01:45 AM   #15
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Re: Source Code

Quote:
Originally posted by CatSC
Hello ppl!
Somewere on the net I found a copy of HL2 source code(the core part)
in it I found some interesting lines like

#if !id386 || defined __linux__
and
#elif _LINUX

looking at this lines I think code is compilable on Linux...
very interesting....
 
  


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