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  1. Re: Anyone else frustrated with the lack of native games to Linux?

    In addition to what everyone else has said about the userbase problem for making a game "linux only" there is another bigger reason for not doing that, it goes against the FOSS spirit that permeates...
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    Re: Am I being stupid?

    You're not stupid, it's an easy mistake. Test is such an obvious name for a first program, but is actually a pretty bad choice because there is a program called test. For future reference, when...
  3. Re: How can I list all function defined in a file

    Personally I would use grep if I needed something like that. Admittedly it depends a lot on the language but assuming this is something like a python script where all functions need to be defined...
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    Re: beginner who needs some help

    What about editors? Editors are tools that can help with their own advantages and disadvantages. You ask 5 different programmers the best editor to code in and a you'll get 6 different answers....
  5. Re: Reassessing started processs when loving in via ssh

    Default screen hotkey on Ubuntu server is Ctrl-a and then then the shortcut key. This is actually the official default though I believe it can be changed but I don't know since although I use screen...
  6. Re: Reassessing started processs when loving in via ssh

    No, screen is nothing like VNC. VNC is a system for viewing a GUI system on a remote system. SSH is used to connect to a remote system in a CLI (Command Line Interfaces / Terminal). Screen allows you...
  7. Re: Reassessing started processs when loving in via ssh

    by default if you log out of ssh any services you started will end when you log out of ssh. You will need to use screen so that you can not only view your session when you log back in but so that the...
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    Re: beginner who needs some help

    There is no one answer because the functions and variables that an object can have depend on the object. Thats the entire point of an object. You could create an object "fruit" and theoretically give...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Python or C language for linux or ubuntu

    C++ is C but with the ability to use classes. Anything you can do in C, you can do in C++ but not the other way around. I started with C++ when I started programming but a friend showed me python and...
  10. Re: The first of many stupid questions!!!

    First, there are no stupid questions. Everyone starts off as a beginner, even the most "l33t h4x0r" were all noobs once. That being said, welcome! To help maybe you can clarify some things, are you...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Python or C language for linux or ubuntu

    different languages have their pros and cons. C++ is what a lot of the "core" linux programs are written in along with the kernel itself. It's very powerful, forces you to have good habits and...
  12. question about websockets and sockets.io

    I've been writing a game in python that runs communicates through telnet. So far I have just been using telnet to communicate with it for testing and debug purposes however I would like to write a...
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    Re: Blizzard Announces Linux Game

    I admit it is interesting however I can't help but notice reading the post that there is no official link from blizzard themselves. Phoronix has a tendency to spread around rumors and hype that can't...
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    Re: Cool Game - Battle for Wesnoth

    Battle for Wesnoth is one of my favorite games, I play it all the time.
  15. Re: The history of computer games for Linux

    There used to be a company called Loki that ported a number of games to linux. If you really want a list of commercial linux games check them out. Link is below though be aware they are out of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't connect to my internet

    More information required, first of all are you trying to connect this laptop to the internet wirelessly? How is ubuntu installed, WuBi, dual-boot, standalone? Assuming that you are connecting to the...
  17. Re: Vote for GOG to add Linux versions of games they sell

    I don't bother signing petitions, they never seem to go anywhere. I might possibly use GoG if they offered native linux software however I disliked steam even before I migrated to linux.
  18. Re: The Unaligned Mandate, Series of 7 RTS Derived Games, Intended Linux Support

    There are quite a few FOSS RTS engines out there already. Admittedly the other stuff the engine will do might be of some interest but it's hard to get excited about another game engine if it's too...
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    Re: Rant About University Software Requirments

    Just because you *can* get a free copy of windows doesn't mean people want it on their system. I have a completely legit copy of windowsXP I bought from before I migrated to linux but I don't use it...
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    Re: Rant About University Software Requirments

    I used linux all through college. Most of my teachers "demanded" we only use windows and other microsoft based products. I even had one that specifically said she would not accept papers written with...
  21. Re: someone *finally* makes the game I want, but of course no linux compatibility

    The original game works almost perfectly in wine. Unfortunately the original game had some serious flaws with it's networking that made multiplayer almost unusable even in windows. The only online...
  22. Re: someone *finally* makes the game I want, but of course no linux compatibility

    Can't use the unity plugin in wine, it has a garbage rating on wineHQ and I tried it myself to just to make sure. Got IE to work in wine but unity plugin failed no matter what. Waiting for the linux...
  23. someone *finally* makes the game I want, but of course no linux compatibility

    I've posted this before but my favorite game of all time is Moonbase Commander. It's a small game few people have ever heard of but has very innovative gameplay that me and my friends love. Sadly the...
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    Re: How to install D2X-XL

    Have you tried D2X rebirth? There is a deb file available for it here. But if you really need D2X-XL then the folder doesn't matter when compiling. Did you make certain you installed all the...
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    Re: Hulu Desktop for Linux!

    They understand, but it's the same thing that causes them to use DRM.
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