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Install games on Ubuntu???

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  • Started 7 years ago by txteacher
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txteacher
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I have a computer for my son and I am currently running Ubuntu with no other
Os program, just Ubuntu. My son loves to play Oregon Trail and Polar Bowler.
Can anyone help me be able to install these? Your help is truly appreciated!
My knowledge with computers is not outstanding so please explain well.
Thank you! :)

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Welcome txteacher. A little light reading
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=39629

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whs
Posts: 17584

This is useful in the context http://appdb.winehq.org/object.....stribution

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txteacher
Posts: 2

Thanks! Not sure how to use this info. Some things state that I need to install
Wine on the Ubuntu. I downloaded it to my flash drive and installed on
his computer but all it brings up is a folder. There is no install that I can
find to install Wine. Any help on that? Thanks! :)

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

At this point, I think you need a linux geek (which I and whs are not). I'm sure one will be along this evening. :)

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gaurang
Posts: 29

oh ... txteacher .. from what u r saying it looks like u have just copied from flash drive to hdd , NOT INSTALLED IT !! right ??

bt u know , u don't even need to download it from somewhere .. just type as follows on ur terminal ...

sudo apt-get install wine

and ur done with installation , it will be done by itself from internet .

and .. for more help about WINE ,

http://www.winehq.org/ ... is good ... wine's own site .. :p

i hope it will help ...
and ya.. me neither linux geek .. still green ... :D , bt remember google is always with us :P

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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or you can goto synaptic package manager and search wine then mark wine for install and hit apply and you are done.

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blackconan
Posts: 9

http://linuxgamingtoday.wordpr.....in-ubuntu/ that is one

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