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CreatorOne
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How to play windows games on linux

Postby CreatorOne » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:53 pm

how do i play games that work on windows play on linux, do i need to download stuff
and can you put the website i need to download from. thx
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Re: How to play windows games on linux

Postby VinylBassist » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:29 pm

you could try Wine for free

or subscribe to Cedega

links:

http://www.winehq.org/

http://www.cedega.com/

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Re: How to play windows games on linux

Postby CreatorOne » Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:23 pm

thx, for wine which system should i download
ello :)

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Re: How to play windows games on linux

Postby Netizen1993 » Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:28 pm

CreatorOne wrote:thx, for wine which system should i download



Just use the package manager to install wine.. it's safer that way
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Re: How to play windows games on linux

Postby CreatorOne » Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:33 pm

Netizen1993 wrote:
CreatorOne wrote:thx, for wine which system should i download



Just use the package manager to install wine.. it's safer that way

whats the " package manager" ?
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Re: How to play windows games on linux

Postby Netizen1993 » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:32 pm

CreatorOne wrote:
Netizen1993 wrote:
CreatorOne wrote:thx, for wine which system should i download



Just use the package manager to install wine.. it's safer that way

whats the " package manager" ?



In main edition Mint go to Menu --->Administration--->Synaptic Package Manager

You also might wanna drag a copy of that out to your desktop for ease, later.. since you can get tonz and tonz of software from there.. and as I understand it, it's the preferred way to install software
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Re: How to play windows games on linux

Postby Kaye » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:27 am

Don't expect full compatibility from Wine.. check the WineDB before trying to install anything so you know if it'll work or not.
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