Resize Ubuntu

Bjørn Ingmar Berg bjorn.ingmar.berg at
Mon Jan 8 09:05:09 UTC 2007

On 07/01/07, Jeffrey F. Bloss <jbloss at> wrote:
> Ohhhh no... it's not that easy. You don't get an answer without telling
> us just what these embarrassing reasons are. In detail. <g>

Naturally.  :-)  The reason is simple.  This christmas brought "Myst,
the collection" to me.  (
)  My wife and I had great fun playing the first iteration of Myst.
So now we want to play the whole thing together.  And if I get it
running on my laptop we can play it while sitting in the favourite
sofa rather than down in the home-office where the desktop machines
I realise that there are probably ways to get the game running under
Ubuntu, like Qemu or Wine.  But I suspect that will take more time for
me to figure out than biting the bullet and (temporarily) run windows

> Also, you're going to find that Windows will take over boot management.
> You'll want to prepare for that in advance [...]  It will save you from having
> to embarrass yourself yet again by asking Linux questions in Linux forums
> sitting at a Windows box. ;)

I know!  But thanks a lot.  That reminder is so important it bears repeating.

Bjørn Ingmar Berg


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