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  1. Re: old comp, with aold gfx card, problems.

    In case you're not aware, the card that you've got is a DirectX 5 generation card, so don't expect to be playing any games that require a minimum of a DX8 generation gfx card with it.

    On the...
  2. Re: Suggestion for getting the UT3 linux client out

    The rumours flying round atm are that the linux installer got delayed because it can't be let out until the xbox360 version hits the shelves (which for those keeping an eye on things is pretty...
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    Re: Rome: Total War

    Makes it sound like a copy protection issue.

    Can't speak for full game, but with demo after install you had two exe files. The first exe, the one things like desktop shortcuts etc linked to,...
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    Re: Bioshock Demo problem

    Nice tip, and it worked :) Next error encountered:

    Failed to create the GameExplorer

    The steam demo is identical to the normal downloadable one (was hoping it would have had securom removed...
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    Re: Bioshock Demo problem

    Have to admit I was surprised when securom popped up when I thought I was onto a winner with it. Makes me wonder if the bioshock team used the soon to be released full exe file (possibly slightly...
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    Re: Installing Warcraft II

    Try using DosBox instead.
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    Re: Chess in 3D mode

    I had the same problem when I tried, tracked down the makers website, and followed their apt-get package command. After that it worked for me:

    apt-get install python2.4 python-gtk2 python-glade2
    ...
  8. Re: Help With Quake 4 And Doom 3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    If you have Ubuntu 7.04 then to install your 3d drivers (nvidia definately, and no doubt others such as ATI as well) then from the desktop go:

    Administration>Restricted Driver Manager

    load it...
  9. (sort of) Fix: Wine GTA3/Vice City choppy Sound/In-game videos

    Hi,
    Posted this ages ago on the wine mailing list, and I was thinking that maybe I should post it here too for those who still play the game(s) under linux.
    Now these are tests I did a while back,...
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    Re: The Infamous Gaming Screen

    out of curiosity does it still happen when you run wine in windowed (desktop) mode?
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    Re: Latest WINE update? (removed Esound?)

    I think the only way is to sign up to the mailing list and post your comments on it. 'Course then you get many wine emails :) A while back I was on it, because I'd been tinkering with gta3/vice city...
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    Re: Latest WINE update? (removed Esound?)

    If you read the latest Wine Issue off the winehq site you'll see that ESD isn't out yet, but someone was suggesting removing it because no one uses it, according to the info, someone then replied...
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    Re: gui for wine??

    Hmm, have to admit it was ages ago, before Ubuntu even exsisted! Always been a KDE user up until ubuntu due to my dislike of gnome (ubuntu changed all that for me) :D

    Just got into the way of...
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    Re: gui for wine??

    I personally found that in comparison to command prompt wine, double clicking an exe (with wine associated) gave me less succesful results with getting windows programs installing. So I also...
  15. Re: Windows Games On Linux... WHEN WILL IT COME TRUE?!?!

    That was later proved to be incorrect. The DX9 spoken about was actually for Vista, to allow for backwards compatibility.

    I personally hope Windows Games On Linux will become true after the WINE...
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