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Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed, Third Edition by Andrew Hudson, Paul Hudson

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Chapter 9. Games

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For any operating system to have mass-market appeal, it has to have a number of compatible games. Let’s face it, no one wants to use computers just for word processing or databases—they want to be able to use them as a source of relaxation and even fun! In this chapter, we look at the state of Linux gaming and tell you how to get some of the current blockbusters up and running in a Linux environment. We even show you how to run Windows-based games under Linux.

Linux Gaming

A number of games come as part of the Ubuntu distribution, and they are divided into three distinct camps: KDE games, GNOME games, ...

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