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Old 07-30-2004, 09:46 PM   #1
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i downloaded the self install of the q3a demo from planet and it installed perfectly but when i go to run it the screen goes black like its starting but then terminates im running slack 10 and have the newest nvidia drivers installed so i dont know whats going on
Old 07-30-2004, 09:49 PM   #2
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also i have the full win version of q3a if i install the q3a piont relese for lnx will this convert it so i can run it under linux or do i have to run it under wine or such progs likewine
Old 07-31-2004, 07:56 AM   #3
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Using the Windows-version on Linux doesn't require Wine... this here should help

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Old 07-31-2004, 05:47 PM   #4
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I had this same issue...I can't remember how I solved it either, but I do remember lowering my default colour depth to either 16 or 24. I also had to set /dev/dsp to be read/writable by other users.


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