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Stob
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Solitaire

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I like playing solitaire sometimes. I have tried Aisleriot and Kpat, and they are very basic/no frills apps. I downloaded the Pysolfl app, but it did not mount. When I have done others from Software Manager, once downloaded, it has a green "launch" tab and a red "remove" tab. No launch tab showed up and I could not find it searching the computer. So I removed it, for now. So I would still like to try a decent solitaire app, that works.

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Re: Solitaire

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I too like playing Solitaire and find that Aisleriot adequately meets my requirements. What is it about Aisleriot that you find "basic/no frills"?
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Re: Solitaire

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I'm assuming the OP is comparing it to the Windows version. I can verify the Windows version of Solitaire beats the crap out of any Linux version I've seen. However AisleRiot is the best for Linux IMO.

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Re: Solitaire

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I have played the Windows version of Solitaire and apart from the animation at the finish of the game, I fail to see any difference compared to Aisleriot.

I look forward to reading objective assessments.
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Re: Solitaire

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For one the layout is better. And the "Hint" keyboard shortcut is just "H" whereas in AisleRiot it is Ctrl + H which is awkward with either a long stretch using one hand, or using both hands. I know it doesn't sound like much, but it's usually just a few little things like this that make a big difference in anything.

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Re: Solitaire

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I hope that the OP Stob gets some benefit here.

The layout depends on the game played.
Hint is accessed with a mouse click on the icon "i". Since the games are played with a mouse why use keyboard shortcuts?

I do agree that small things can be irritating.

I am surprised that no mention has been made of "sound" or "card-style" both of which are easily enabled. I have 12 card styles available as well as sound.
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Re: Solitaire

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One thing that irks me is that when you have won the game, there is no option to auto play all the cards, you have to put each card on the decks until they are all placed.

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