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Old 02-28-2004, 01:52 PM   #1
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Problem with UT2004demo... Couldn't initialize SDL...

I tried to run ut2004 but it gave me an error "Couldn't initialize SDL: No available video device"
How can i fix this?

Knoppix 3.3
AMD Athlon xp 2000+
nVIDIA GeForce 420mx

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Old 02-28-2004, 02:55 PM   #2
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please don't double post........thx

all ya gotta do is install .........SDL(simple directmedia layer).........
Old 02-28-2004, 02:59 PM   #3
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root@Jaakon-boxi:/home/Jaakko# apt-get install libsdl1.2debian
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
libsdl1.2debian is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 66 not upgraded.

It says that i already have the newest one

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Old 08-09-2005, 12:37 PM   #4
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This worked for me

apt-get install libsdl-gfx1.2

and this for alsa sound, but I still get /dev/[sound]dsp Device busy sometimes

apt-get install libsdl1.2debian-alsa


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