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I'll give that a try, thanks. Compiling KDE 2.1 right now. We'll see how
Koree A. Smith | Ameth Technologies
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Nous pensons que Linux représente à terme une menace pour Windows.
On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, David A. Glass wrote:
> Looks like you need to copy the contents of the CD-rom to your
> drive... At least thats how I did it.. Also you have to run a shell
> script that will rename all the files lower case so Linux can use
> Hope that helps..
> >With the rumors of M$ moving to a subscription based system, etc, I have
> >decided to take up the task of moving completely to a Linux desktop. This
> >is something I probably should have done long ago. Now, aside from teh
> >occasional NES/Atari/etc emulator, the only game I really play is Quake 2.
> >I've had Quake2 running under Linux many times, but it was always part of
> >the distro, and I never did any configuring short of configuring my
> >keyboard and video for it. So, on this new system I'm building up, I've
> >installed it from RPM and tar.gz binaries, and it always gives me the same
> >damned error:
> >koree@linux:~ > quake2
> >couldn't exec default.cfg
> >couldn't exec config.cfg
> >Console initialized.
> >------- sound initialization -------
> >sound sampling rate: 11025
> >------- Loading ref_softx.so -------
> >recursive shutdown
> >Error: Couldn't load pics/colormap.pcx
> >Now, my first thought is that what I dl'd just wasn't a full version. So,
> >I start digging through my Windows copies of the game, (including the
> >installed one that works on my Windows partition) and I cannot find a pics
> >dir, or even a colormap.pcx file!? So, WTF is this thing talking about?
> >For those of you that have done this many times, don't laugh too hard.
> >This is my final hurdle. I can burn CDs, listen to mp3s, make mp3s, play
> >my emulators, etc. And for buiness applications, I can use stuff out
> >there for Linux natively, or fire up VMware to use MS Word occasionally.
> >If only I could get Quake 2 working.....and I'm not going to play Quake in
> >a VM. It burns my arse to have to use software in a VM if its available
> >natively. Any help is greatly appreciated.
> >Koree A. Smith | Ameth Technologies
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> >Nous pensons que Linux représente à terme une menace pour Windows.
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