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Old 10-06-2007, 07:23 PM   #1
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Question How to install


Ok im new so...

i downloaded this game (crossfire) To a file i created in my folder. The file is called CrossFire. Now when i downloaded it it opens archiver and i click "Extract". I extracted to the file CrossFire. And what shows up?
A LOT of pics used in the game and files u have to choose to open with an application. How do i start playing or install it?

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Old 10-06-2007, 08:07 PM   #2
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If it is a windows .exe file then you need something like wine to run it
 
Old 10-06-2007, 08:36 PM   #3
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Ok im new so...

How do i start playing or install it?

Thx

P.s email me if im not on.
If it is a source file you will have to use the following commands in sequence in the extracted folder.
Code:
./configure //to configure the script for your particular system
make        //to build the application
makeinstall // to install
To know if the extracted files are source files, check for 'configure' and 'makefile' file names in the extracted folder.

If the program runs from the folder itself, check for a file with the name 'crossfire' or 'cf' or any other name which you suspect to be executable file. Running the command 'ls -l' will list whether the file is executable or not (check the first column -wrx -- here x represents executable). If you find such a file, run the following command on a terminal window in the folder containing the file.
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./crossfire //Or the file you suspect will play the application
 
Old 10-07-2007, 12:48 AM   #4
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How do i install wine?
 
Old 10-07-2007, 01:19 AM   #5
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depends on the distro you use, if you would post your distro in your profile it would be easier to help you
 
Old 10-08-2007, 03:35 PM   #6
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i have linux SAM
 
Old 10-08-2007, 03:51 PM   #7
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Wine should already be installed, if I'm not mistaken, type wine at the commmand line and see what it says, if it says anything other then command not found then it is installed
 
  


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