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Old 11-14-2009, 12:05 PM   #16
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Thanks guys. super. I'll look at those links and see if I can figure it out.

I did actually start up Quake II yesterday (in Linux), but the game was barely moving. not possible to play...
Old 11-14-2009, 06:22 PM   #17
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If you like Quake,check out Openarena:

Happy fragging!!.
Old 11-14-2009, 07:45 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by BelzeBob View Post
Oh. Very well then - is there any 3D game I can legally download/install and use on Linux?
Try World Of Padman. You need Linux Full Installer v1.1 and Linux Patch Installer v1.2. I played it and it's very nice game. Because I haven't a gamepad I usually finished killed by someone I didn't even saw.
Old 11-15-2009, 10:29 AM   #19
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Quake 2 installation problems -

I don't have permissions.... You see, a quake2 folder, or several quake folders were created when I unsuccessfully tried to install quake2 yesterday. Now I wanna follow this instruction; - but then I get messages like "directory already exists". And I can't delete it, because I "don't have permissions". I tried some sudo stuff in the terminal, but that didn't help. How can I show Linux that I am actually admin and can delete what I want...?


Now I can play Quake 2 OK. Though not on a higher resolution than 800x600, because then there's a sound problem. I wonder, the only way I can run the game is by diving into \home\q2\program files\ID Software\Quake 2 and doubleclick the quake2.exe file. I made a link (shortcut) and put it on the desktop, but that wouldn't work. How should it be done?

oh wow! Now it's working on 1024x768. It's like magic.....

Eh, no....... there's a sound problem. + Linux tends to collapse when I try to Quake.. :-/

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