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  1. Poll: Re: If Wine were perfect, how many applications would you run with it?

    Same here, wine has made a lot of progress recently (last 18 months) to the point where I have removed Windows and now using wine for my games.
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    Nice, You could try right clicking on the panels, selecting properties and then picking 'Autohide '.
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    Welcome back. :)

    Please could you post the contents of the 'xorg.conf' file located in '/etc/X11' folder.

    Here is mine, I have an Nvidia 8800GT, since you have a 7900GT yours probably should be...
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    As you wish, just post back here if you encounter this issue again.

    However ;) you could run:


    glxinfo | grep render

    It should output something like:
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    On the top panel of your desktop click on:

    System > Administration > Hardware Drivers

    Then pick the "Recommended" driver and follow the on screen instructions, reboot your PC and then try...
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    Thank you, Wine is stating that your graphic card drivers may not be installed correctly or at all.

    What graphic card have you got?
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    Even though steam will say the "Preparing to launch" the terminal window will give us the information we require to help you.

    See attached example of me running:


    env...
  8. Thread: wine error

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    Re: wine error

    What is the name and version of the maths program?
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    We need to find out what the error is that is stopping the games from loading.

    Please could you open a terminal window and run:


    env WINEPREFIX="/home/YOURUSERNAME/.wine" wine "C:\Program...
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    Re: Steam games wont launch

    Does it just stop with "Preparing to launch" or is there some error box?

    Also how long do you wait for the game to load is sometimes it can to a minute or two when launching a game.

    And finally...
  11. Re: Guide for Directx in WINE, please clarify this

    Wine has its own implementation of Direct X. Installing direct X from Microsoft will not help games run better.

    The link that you stated is out of date and wine 0.9.46 is quite old now.
    ...
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    Poll: Re: I believe Wine needs to be part of the main install - do you agree with me?

    I agree that wine should be part of the main install.

    One barrier to Linux is investments that people have already made in Win32 software. Many software will never be available on Linux as long as...
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    Re: Half Life on WINE

    Half life runs fine here.

    Many people have reported a positive experience at: http://appdb.winehq.org/
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    Re: No more "uninstaller" in Wine 1.1.16

    Try typing "wine uninstaller" in a terminal.

    The same issue is present here too, but "wine uninstaller" works from terminal.
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    Re: Half-Life 2 Installation Horror

    I think you can...

    1. Install steam and login.
    2. Make sure it is not currently running (Exit out of it).
    3. Manually copy the *.gcf files to your steamapps folder from the CD.
    4. Start steam....
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    Re: Half Life 2 Episode one

    I see, that would certainly make '1. Run steam' harder. ;)

    I would like change my tips as follows:

    1. Buy the game.
    2. Run steam
    3. Go to your games menu
    4. Right click on the game you want...
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    Re: Half Life 2 Episode one

    1. Run steam
    2. Go to your games menu
    3. Right click on the game you want to change
    4. Click on properties
    5. Click on Set launch options
    6. Type in -dxlevel 70
    7. Click on OK.

    If that does...
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    [ubuntu] Re: File System - EXT3 vs ReiserFS vs JFS

    I use ext3 here as it has aways worked without issue and recovered well in power cuts. Plus upgrading to ext4 should be simple. And apparently ext4 has some cool new features.

    ReiserFS 3.x was a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turn Off CPU Scaling For Real

    Whats your make and model of laptop?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turn Off CPU Scaling For Real

    Did you agree to all the questions?
    And have you rebooted since running it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turn Off CPU Scaling For Real

    This link may help:

    http://movingtoubuntu.technicalbloke.co.uk/cpu_temperature_and_fan_speed
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turn Off CPU Scaling For Real

    Its hard make stable the amount of heat the processor will output even if you lock the speed of the processor by disabling Intel speed step or whatever AMD users in the BIOS. (If you disable the...
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    Re: low battery handling?

    I think that its a good idea to have a laptop automatically go into hibernate or suspend if the battery is very low.

    Maybe it should...
    A: Give a on screen warning at 20% battery left
    B: Give a...
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    Re: msxml 4.0 problem with halo custom edition

    @ThinkForASecond
    Microsoft's XML library is not the Windows operating system :)

    @Saytr
    You can download it from here:...
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    [xubuntu] Re: filesystem check fails

    I think before any further attempt to fix the FAT32 file system, a backup of the important data in case it gets lost would be prudent (On all partitions).

    You could try running scandisk from...
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