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    Re: CIV 5 on Windows Virtual Machine?

    I bought civ5 on steam a few weeks ago (when it was on sale).
    It runs fine under wine on my box.
    It runs a bit slow, but then my processor is slower than yours and civ5 is a notorious cpu hog.
    My...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AMD 7870XT Unsupported?? (Ubuntu 12.04)

    Have you tried to install drivers using the "Additional Drivers" app?
    It's in the system menu on kubuntu, not sure where to find it on unity.
    This is the supported method for getting proprietary...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Cannot have 3 users logged in

    what version of ubuntu are you running, how much memory

    12.10 with 6GB. The system has been updated for several versions, so is likely full of some cruft, but I've never mucked about with any tty...
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    [kubuntu] Cannot have 3 users logged in

    I have many users who use the same machine.
    Often several of us have used the machine and not logged out.
    THis used to be no problem - the screen gets locked and the next person to use the...
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    Re: Frontend GUI won't start

    <DBPort> refers to the port for mysql on the backend server. It almost certainly isn't 6543! Putting 0 there fixed this for me as it just then uses the default mysql port.

    After much hair pulling...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problem when I try to delete dicectory

    Try replacing the ? character with a * which should match all of the files you want. ie rm digit.buildtree.*.log
    If you have other files in that directory with similar names that you want to keep...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: apt is getting me 32 bit wine instead of 64 bit

    You need to tell wine where to find notepad.exe
    If your shell session is currently in the same directory as notepad.exe then your command will work. Otherwise you need to include the path to...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: apt is getting me 32 bit wine instead of 64 bit

    Wine needs an argument.
    Try 'wine --help' for example.
    To run a windows program you need to enter
    wine /path/to/my/program.exe
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    Re: Move to 64bit from 32 bit

    If your /home is on a separate partition you don't need to erase it. Just install to a differrent partition for / and select the old home partition to be mounted as /home and make sure that it is not...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Looking for a Linux Equation Editor (compatible with powerpoint)?

    The latex plugins for open/libre office are your best bet. They replace your latex equation wtih a png image so the file should save and open in MS Office just fine.

    If you are going to be doing...
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    Re: Windows games not working with Wine

    When you say you downloaded wine, what did you do exactly?
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    Re: I am Lost (installing wine in 64bit)

    Try installing the other packages first - eg. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
    and so on. apt should give you some feedback if they won't install.

    If you get those packages installed and wine...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing into 10.10 using WINE

    Try
    wine "/media/PWI Genesis Installer/PWI_Genesis_Installer/install.exe"
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    [SOLVED] Re: remove physical volume label

    You want the program e2label.
    Type 'man e2label' into a terminal to see how it works.
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    Re: Wine can't find the cd

    Probably you're not mounting the cd before you start the program. Wine then doesn't know it's there. Try opening the cd in a file browser first and then run your gaem.
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    Re: How do i install micropolis

    Micropolis is packaged for ubuntu and is in the repositories.
    sudo apt-get install micropolis
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broken system (busybox)

    The last bit suggests your data is still intact though I don't know much about testdisk. Type man testdisk into a terminal to read the manual pages for it.

    Googling some of the output lines you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broken system (busybox)

    I started getting these messages a week before my hard drive went to digital heaven. I was able to get it running occasionally at first, was able to fsck it and make a back-up, but I got increasing...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: How do i update my KDE version in KUBUNTU?

    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports

    Then you just update as normal. It will be a big update...
  20. [kubuntu] Re: need help running program from Kate in terminal.

    You're telling perl to run with the text file as input. The first part of that file is 'perl' which perl doesn't know what to do with.
    Edit your file to print "Hello, World!\n"; and run it with...
  21. Re: Just wondering, does anyone play any "bought" games on Ubuntu?

    Doom3 and all three humble-bundles.
    I also play all the half-life games and portal through steam (using wine) and Oblivion, Bioshock and Civ4 using wine. Have others, but these get semi-regular...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fallout New Vegas No In Game Sound

    Try setting 'direct sound' to 'emulation' in the wine configuration widget.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apt-get dist-upgrade

    ctrl-alt-f1 (to f6) will give you another terminal to log into.
    You can switch between them by the same command.

    ctrl-c should bring your command prompt back. Is this not working?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apt-get dist-upgrade

    This site is very useful.

    http://www.linuxcommand.org/lts0080.php
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    [SOLVED] Re: Common Home Partition for Multiple Distros

    Either way should work, you just need to make sure the correct folder is mounted as /home in fstab.
    ie. if one /home then put your user's /username home folder in there and make sure /home is...
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