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zetsui 07-15-2003 01:58 PM

its called vmware its 100% native

tcaptain 07-15-2003 02:10 PM

doesn't Vmware lack directx support tho?

warkrime 07-15-2003 02:23 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Bill_Tür
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I am running a Radeon 7500 and it works fine. I have no problem running TuxRacer or OpenGL Games. Check this link for all cards that are supported http://www.xfree86.org/current/Status.html

So you can run Tux Racer at acceptable fps? Where did you get the driver? Do they have one for the Radeon 9700? I checked the link but nothing was said about any Radeon cards.

JaseP 07-15-2003 10:54 PM

For those who don't like to compile or install on Windoze first to be able to run FreeSpace, FreeSpace 2 or Neverwinter Nights,...

Check out ravage's installers. They use a wine routine to install the code directly into Linux, and look reminicient of Loki's installers for Quake 3.

ravage's icculus website:
http://icculus.org/~ravage/

For Quake 3, use the Linux point releases. You can get them from ID's website or the mirrors listed there.

zetsui 07-16-2003 02:23 AM

uhhhhhh no it doesnt, it supports windows 99% it runs a seperate machine which u install windows onto

Bill_Tür 07-16-2003 02:27 AM

4.3.0:

Accelerated support is provided for Mach64, Rage, Rage 128 and Radeon chips by the "ati" driver, as is unaccelerated support for all of the others except the Mach8 and some early Mach32 chips.

Shade 08-01-2003 03:01 AM

For the Radeon 9700 (anything above 8500) Driver, you'll have to go to

www.schneider-digital.de

and pickup the FireGL 8700/8800 drivers for 4.3.0.

Make sure you have your kernel sources, and the install should go fine.

Once you've done it, it's even easier than the nVidia install ;)

-Shade

arunshivanandan 08-01-2003 05:39 AM

Winex 3.1 free download.
 
Well,winex 3.1 can be downloaded for free from this site.Also this doesnt break any licences.

TheOneAndOnlySM 12-25-2003 07:40 PM

Oh wow, i remember posting this thing long long ago... i believe i had around 10 posts and a few days of linux experience

but now, o hell ya u can game on linux! i have not gotten many to run, but they sure are enough to keep me busy, and no winex needed!
natively, i run unreal tournament and neverwinter nights
through wine i can run age of empires, warcraft3, and red alert!

currently, i will be fidling with red alert2 and hitman

all i want to say now is, WiNe FoReVeR!!

fatgod 12-27-2003 08:33 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by JaseP
I have the following Native games:
FreeSpace 2

Dude, I've the full retail version of that for windows... I'd love to have another go on it, are there linux binaries or something? or did they release a linux version or something?

Can I get my windows version to run on linux? (My heart has quickened ;))


Oh, never mind :o My rush of blood is over and I've read the rest of the thread ;)


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