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DD on linux #87096
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Are there a way I can run in Linux?

Re: DD on linux #87097
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you'd better ask this in a related forum, I'd suggest the 'general' forum


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Re: DD on linux #87098
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Hi Neo_Claw,

try it with Wine or Transgaming's WineX.

HTH

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Re: DD on linux #87099
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I have tried wine, but it does not work

Re: DD on linux #87100
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And i´m sorry Viper. It was a mistake...

Re: DD on linux #87101
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no need to apologize, I was just redirecting you


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Re: DD on linux #87102
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Hi,

first off all, i'm not a native english speaker !

Ok, what is to do, that run under linux:

- the game must be installed unter windows with all patches.
- start linux.
- get the lastest version of wine from their [url=http://www.winehq.com]site[url].
- install wine-sources: ./configure && make depend && make && su -c "make install"
(i take in the configure-options: --disable-debug --disable-trace --enable-opengl)
- go to the directory where is installed, for example /dos2/games/Divine Divinity
(/dos2 is my mount-point for a vfat-partition)
- go to the subdirectory called Run
- start the "configtool.exe" with "wine configtool.exe" and make the following options:
- software-rendering
- 800x600
- skip test
- start the test
- mount your dvd/cdrom with the game-cd !
- run with "wine div.exe"
- have fun

I tested this with the german version of and the 2 latest patches.

On my -Page comes soon a more explained description of this.

A screenshoot of a running under linux.

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Re: DD on linux #87103
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but you first have to install under windows?

what's the use of playing it under linux then?

i never understood those crazy linux-ers



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Re: DD on linux #87104
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nice site Xanlosch....
hard for me to de-cipher, but i did see you have a voting link for there
nice screenshot too! .
...thats my first glimpse of a linux desktop.....
(don't get out much)

nice job!


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Re: DD on linux #87105
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The reason is, that the install-program wan't install under linux. I don't figure out why. (The cd is mounted and the install-process is on the way but the installprogram dont find the cd !)

I write first a german article howto install it under linux and will translate him later.

If somebody help me for the translation, contact me, because my english is terrible.

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Re: DD on linux #87106
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Thanks. I am so happy that I now can play under Linux
(and thanks for explaining everything)

Re: DD on linux #87107
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It is nice somebody to help. Linux-Questions ? Ask me !

The german part is now only under my site.

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Re: DD on linux #87108
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What does "&&" means?

Re: DD on linux #87109
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The && means that the second command only executed when the first was successfully executed.


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Re: DD on linux #87110
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You are realy good at Linux.
May I ask: what kind do you use? (Mandrake? Suse? or something else?)

Re: DD on linux #87111
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I use GNU/Linux since 4 or 5 years. First distribution was SuSE and since a half year i use my own distribution which based on the book from LinuxFromScratch or short LFS. You must compile everything yourself and you know what you install.


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Re: DD on linux #87112
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Cool. Are there a place I can download your distribution? (is it on english?)

Re: DD on linux #87113
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Sorry, it is not my distribution. The owner is Gerard Beekmans. I think he is from the Netherland and live now in Canada.

My advise to you is: Read the book, read it again. It is not easy and follow the book in every instruction.

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Re: DD on linux #87114
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And to "the_bean".
For example: You can play in a window. and play on a very stable system
(Linux rulez)

Re: DD on linux #87115
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sounds very interesting.....

is it hard to learn....?


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