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Old 04-12-2009, 04:12 PM   #1
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O Please help !
Bought the missus an Acer netbook with Linux Lite , 1st mistake i think.
Had it a week now and cannot do the simplest of tasks like download and play simple games even from linux sites,
I have however managed to download and get a trial version of window based scrabble to work which is what she wants, trial ran out so bought the full version but when i click on "already purchased full version" it wont open and install....a blank window opens with a little timer in bottom left hand corner. I know the version works as i have it on my Vista OS on laptop.

Please help
Old 04-12-2009, 04:29 PM   #2
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Old 04-12-2009, 06:45 PM   #3
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You really bought a netbook just to let someone play scrabble? And even bought a full commercial version of scrabble? And you run this on Linux via Wine (I assume)?

I really can't find the right words for this situation, but you could just as well download a VMPlayer from VMware, install a full Windows system inside it, install the full scrabble application inside the virtual Windows setup, and play along. It's massive overkill, I know, but your chances of running scrabble will improve greatly.

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Old 04-13-2009, 05:35 AM   #4
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nonono !

no no no no ! didnt buy it just for scrabble , but she loves this game , if you know of another please direct me to the site.
And as for your reply , please tell me in lamens terms you lost me there a little. LOL



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