Kubuntu vs. Ubuntu

msmarti58 msmarti_a58 at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 20 00:09:51 BST 2007


> You are saying I CAN run The Sims 2 within Wine, or I cannot? 

Apparently _not_, I'm afraid.  There are quite a few people who've tried,
but they can't get past the copy protection on the CD.  For a similarly
protected CD, I was able to just install into my Windows partition, and copy
the entire directory from C:\Program Files\ over to my Ubuntu partition, but
I don't think that's going  to work for The Sims 2.

Bummer. See there? That is exactly why I can't give up Windows. Also, I
can't get Linux to work with my Logitech USB headset, and I can't run my Sam
Broadcaster program on it either (I like to stream my own music on Second
Life, and sometimes DJ). I just recently bought Vista and hate it so far,
which is why, when I read a hand-holding article in PC Mag about how to
install a distro of Linux, I jumped at the chance. I have a system with two
processors, and Vista only sees the one processor, so I can't multitask at
ALL in it. My system's a little older, though, but I've kept it pretty
upgraded.

Marti




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