Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > SUSE / openSUSE
User Name
SUSE / openSUSE This Forum is for the discussion of Suse Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-26-2006, 09:14 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2006
Location: Macedonia
Distribution: SuSE 10.1
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Play Windows games on SuSE

I want to play my Windows games on SuSE, but I don't own a credit card for buying Cedega. Is there any similar program to Cedega that is free?
Old 11-26-2006, 10:05 AM   #2
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: MD USA
Distribution: SimplyMEPIS 6.0, openSuSE 10.2
Posts: 90

Rep: Reputation: 15
Windows games on SUSE

Wine is free and works for some programs. There is also crossoveroffice, but I don't know if it's free after the trial period.

Do you know anyone who has a credit card and would let you reimburse him?
Old 11-27-2006, 09:37 AM   #3
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: 'Ol Blighty
Distribution: SLED 10, SUSE 10.3
Posts: 722

Rep: Reputation: 32
The simplest way to achieve this is to run a "Windows Virtual Machine" as a guest OS. Vmware workstation is expensive but you can download the server version for free-- a bit more fiddly to get it to work but great product.


The Free stuff

If you don't mind spending a small amount of dosh (around 40 USD) you can get Parallels which will also allow you to run Windows as a guest OS.


So long as your windows games don't make any direct hardware calls they should run fine on a VM.

Note you'll need to Install Windows as a VM so you'll need your original Windows CD's or files.


Last edited by 1kyle; 11-27-2006 at 09:38 AM.


games, windows

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
can linux play windows games legionvampire Linux - Games 7 07-31-2006 03:13 AM
Want to play windows games in linux Kingrames Ubuntu 10 09-19-2005 10:50 AM
What is the best way to play windows games on linux? PSIPHON Slackware 7 07-29-2005 02:34 PM
How To Play Windows Games On Linux? RaveR_SwE Linux - Games 15 11-16-2004 12:59 AM
Have redhat; want to play windows games Cooldudeav Linux - Games 3 06-09-2004 01:47 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > SUSE / openSUSE

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:51 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration