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Windows games on Linux ( Edubuntu 7.04 )

Post by farhannaeem13 » Fri Dec 07, 2007 4:31 pm

Dear Brother,

AoA, Have a nice day! My cousin in lahore is Class 10 th student. He want to learn Computer.
I introduce him with Linux ( Edubuntu 7.04 ) in Dual boot enviormnet with Windows XP.
He install edubuntu him self. Amazing Na!!!

He is highly intrested to use Linux for Ever. Most of experienced user does know about Linux.
But there is difficulty to use in linux ( Edubuntu 7.04 ).

He can not play Win32 (based) games on linux. This thing discourge him to leave linux.

2ndly, there is no Video / sound on Edubuntu 7.04.
Dead Linux. :( ( which means start Linux see desktop, and Happy for second and shut down the linux and restart the system for Windows )

Please hekp me to survive NEW LINUX USER.

and by the way what is meaning of emulator like wine etc.

Waiting for ur +ve reponse.

Thanx and Allah hafiz

Farhan Naeem, Lahore
farhannaeem13@yahoo.com

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Post by x2oxen » Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:58 pm

tell him about wine. he will not be able to play all/most of them but some of them for sure!!
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Post by osmansiddiq » Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:52 am

Some Grubby Linux Games
http://ubuntukids.org/blog/?p=63

top-15-linux-games
http://anurag.acespace.co.uk/blog/2007/ ... nux-games/

HowTo: Install 113 Amazing Fedora Games
http://vertito.blogspot.com/2007/12/how ... games.html

http://jonathancarter.co.za/10-more-gam ... u-universe

Or try a distro specific for gaming, pre installed , you could even try em on a live cd/dvd e.g

Get your game on with SuperGamer-1
http://supergamer.org/

Knoppix Games

fedora 8 live games
http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/torren ... 86.torrent

http://live.linux-gamers.net/

http://www.linuxconsole.org/

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Post by mahin » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:37 am

You can suggest KOS to your cousin if he has 256Mb ram and about 6GB free space. It is Debian sid based [ except for installer and few applications it is pure Debian, conforming to its build policies for Custom Debian Distro. ] distro will have most of the things you are asking for working out of the box though due to space constraints only one game :) on the CD other's you can download or wait a bit for second CD which will contain more.

About KarachiOS you can download [ contact me for link as we do not have public mirror ] ISO, ask your CD shop to get it for you [ it has been released by Karachi Computers or KC the same distributors who released Red Hat 9, Mandrake, etc ] or in Lahore you can visit

Karachi Computers,
Dar-ul-Rehmat Plaza,
Hall Road,
Lahore
Mr Sajjan - 0300-942-6011

or call Mr Amir 021-278-7190 in Karachi in case of problem. To see how CD looks like visit this link: http://www.linuxpakistan.org/kos/kos_index.html

If you need any specific help post your problem in these forums at least Anjum Butt [ Lead Developer of KOS ] can assist you.

Hope this helps.

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Post by Muhammad Saad » Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:37 pm

Is Karachi OS 1.0 ready or not?
If not, then when will it be ready?

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Post by Muhammad Saad » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:08 pm

I have a suggestion for Karachi OS.
How about a feature which allows users to carry their operating system in a flash drive with them anywhere they go?
It can be done in two ways:
1. By installing Karachi OS on a flash drive and taking it where needed.
2. The above method will not work for people with old PCs like me. So another way can be to modify Karachi OS in such a way that it can save the user's settings to a file on the flash drive or any other disk. Just like slax Linux and Puppy Linux.
It may not be easy but it would be a great and useful feature.
If the administrators like the suggestion then we shall start a separate topic for it.

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Post by Anjum Butt » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:36 pm

Point noted, we'll work on it.
More will follow :)

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Post by Muhammad Saad » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:29 pm

Thanks for the positive response.
When should I expect this feature to appear?
And is Karachi OS 1.0 ready or not? If not then when will it be ready?

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Post by mahin » Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:04 pm

It is ready, try it!

What we lack is more tutorials like this, any volunteers :).
Muhammad Saad wrote:Is Karachi OS 1.0 ready or not?
If not, then when will it be ready?

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Post by Muhammad Saad » Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:08 pm

On what topics do you need tutorials?
May be I can help.

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Post by x2oxen » Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:11 pm

this is what we all about here HELP
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Post by sfh1975 » Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:24 am

Tariq Farooqi emailed to me about KOS and asked if I could contribute in anyway. I promised to do so in documentation, since I am not an IT expert. As promised to do so after exams, I wrote to Tariq Farooqi a couple of times before and after coming to Pakistan in Sep this year. He never responded, too busy I guess.

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Post by Muhammad Saad » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:11 pm

I suggest that the administrators should start a new topic like "Linux-Pakistan needs you" or something like this and state there everything they need volunteers for.

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