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Old 09-16-2014, 11:13 PM   #1
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Windows video games, help


Okay I need things that can emulate Windows, im running slacko, and I need this for gaming and skyp.
I know of wine but I noticed that it doesn't do everything, is that the only thing?
 
Old 09-16-2014, 11:30 PM   #2
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If you have a legit copy of Windows and a brawny enough computer, you could install and run Windows in a virtual machine.

This article provides a pretty good overview: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VirtualMachines

I use VirtualBox, mostly because I'm used to it.
 
Old 09-17-2014, 12:24 AM   #3
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I have Windows, I just need to hack the admen password, it encrypted..
 
Old 09-17-2014, 07:47 AM   #4
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Okay I need things that can emulate Windows, im running slacko, and I need this for gaming and skyp.
I know of wine but I noticed that it doesn't do everything, is that the only thing?
Yes that's the only thing
 
Old 09-17-2014, 02:24 PM   #5
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If you're gaming, just consider dual-booting. Most games now use some type of version control system, anticheat software, or networking component that works via a rootkit driver that is useless under Linux. If you have hardware accelerated graphics requirements virtual machines can be very limited in support, mostly sometimes to 2D only and very basic 3D.
 
Old 09-17-2014, 02:40 PM   #6
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Your solutions are either a combination of native Linux games and PlayOnLinux, or dual-booting.

Or both, of course.

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