Name: [035] Bruce Cadieux
Member: 95 months
Authored: 4 videos
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Installing Windows Games in Linux [ID:018]

a series of video-tutorials by Bruce Cadieux

Installing Windows games in Linux requires special software, it can be done in an application called wine (requires a lot of work). Or for $15US you can sign up at Transgaming's web site and download the easiest and best solution to installing Windows games in Linux. The application is called Cedega, and it is about as easy as things get. This a two part series, the first video shows the installation of cedega and how to install a game. See the second video for the completion of the install.

Note: Bruce uses SUSE Linux and these tutorials done on that distribution. File names and paths to system files may be different in other distributions. If not using SUSE, check the locations of your system directories. Equivalent tools to those found in YaST are available in other distributions.

Video Tutorials

1. Installing Windows Games in Linux - Part 1

The first of two screencasts showing how to install and use Cedega, probably the easiest way to play Windows games on a Linux box.

2. Installing Windows Games in Linux - Part 2

The second of the two videos showing how to install Windows games in Linux. This isn't a critical watch but does show the completion of a game's installation using Cedega.

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