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Here we'll talk about topics of interest to Linux gamers including game reviews, using software like WINE to run Windows games on Linux, and even touch on developing games for the Linux platform.
Do you want to play those games you use to play on Windows? One of the powerful applications on Linux is Wine. Wine (Wine Is Not Emulator) is free software that lets Linux users run Windows-based software. Wine is not only able to run games but also can be used to run applications.
So you can run Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, .NET Framework, and more. Games for Linux are usually free. Among the most popular games for Linux, there are Tremulous, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Nexuiz, Battle For Wesnoth, and Frets on Fire.
Free Damn Small Linux Games
Many people find that Damn Small Linux is an excellent tool for mastering Linux commands and running the Linux operating system. But what if you have no interest in becoming a computer nerd; can this software still be useful to regular people? The answer is a resounding yes. You can use this tiny operating system whether or not you want to learn the sometimes gruesome details of operating systems. This article presents several free games that are immediately available once you have downloaded and installed Damn Small Linux.
To access these games either click on the DSL button in the lower-left-hand corner or on the Apps icon toward the top of the screen. Then open the Games: there are eleven; Canfield, Freecell, Golf, Mastermind, Minesweeper, Pegged, Slide_Puzzle, Solitaire, Taipei, Thornq, and Xtris and Taiedit which is not a game, but a game editor. We will look at the games in order starting with Slide_Puzzle. As with any gaming system, you must be careful not to get addicted.
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