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    how do you install games on linux?

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    Could you be more specific? What genre of games are you talking about here? Are you looking for free or commercial?
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    well games like starcraft and bg2, just games you would normally be able to nstall on windows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1337zor
    well games like starcraft and bg2, just games you would normally be able to nstall on windows.
    Linux is NOT Microsoft Windows. It's a completely different OS with its own software. Asking how to install a MS Windows game on Linux is like asking how to play Halo on a Gamecube; they just aren't compatible.

    That being said, there are a few hacks you can do that might let you play a few of your MS Windows games on a Linux box. The free one is WINE. The commercial option is Cedega. My personal suggestion is that if you're that interested in playing Microsoft Windows games, set up a dual-boot system and just run those games in Windows. They'll run much better, every time.

    For more general information on Linux, check here:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...ead-first.html
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    thanks, does the quake 4 download work? is it complete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1337zor
    thanks, does the quake 4 download work? is it complete.
    I'm not sure what you mean. There is a Linux-native version of Quake 4, downloadable from here:

    http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/

    However it requires that you have a retail boxed copy of Quake 4 for Windows, much like the Linux version of Doom 3 and Return to Castle Wolfenstein.
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    how do you get that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1337zor
    how do you get that?
    What? The retail boxed version of Quake 4? You buy it.
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