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Old 01-27-2007, 03:31 AM   #1
Kristoffer G
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Quake 2


How come Mandriva 2007 doesn't work with Quake?
When I try to start it, it loads but then it just shuts off without creating any core-file or similar files like for other games.
 
Old 01-27-2007, 04:45 AM   #2
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Could you please be more specific?

- with what are you trying to run Quake: a native installer or perhaps a Windows version trough Wine, Cedega or something?
- how did you start it (i.e. did you just [double]click an icon..)
- what graphics card you have, and have you installed appropriate drivers for it

I suggest that first you start Quake off the command-line, which lets you see a bit more information about what's going on and what happened before it closed. Then I'd make sure you have a graphics card that is new enough to run Quake 2, and that you've got 3d drivers for it -- this means fglrx for ATI cards, and nVidia's own drivers for nVidia cards etc. --- and that your DRI (direct rendering infrastructure) is working all right.
 
Old 01-27-2007, 06:51 AM   #3
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I'm installing the Quake-package in MCC under the category Games - Arcade.
 
Old 01-28-2007, 02:17 PM   #4
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you should have the core of quake2, that you bought in .quake2 if I recall well; attention, should be in lowercase


also :
man quake2
(for debian, we do: apt-get
and it runs via quake2 command line
quake2
quake2-data - Installer for Quake II data files
)

Wine & cedega should not be used to run quake, since we have : http://sourceforge.net/projects/quake2plus/

Last edited by patrick295767; 01-28-2007 at 02:20 PM.
 
Old 01-29-2007, 04:01 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by patrick295767
also :
man quake2
(for debian, we do: apt-get
and it runs via quake2 command line
quake2
quake2-data - Installer for Quake II data files
)

Wine & cedega should not be used to run quake, since we have : http://sourceforge.net/projects/quake2plus/
Huh? Could someone please speak ENGLISH here!!!!????? I don't know every bit of Linux like you do.
 
Old 01-29-2007, 10:15 AM   #6
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There are various resources for getting the ID games to run on Linux..

http://liflg.org/?catid=6 - Loki Installers for Linux Games..
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/html_single/Quake-HOWTO/
http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/
 
  


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