Newbie: How to install games! (Old Sub: No Subject)

Bryan Cassidy bcassidy60613 at
Thu Jul 29 03:49:18 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 17:00 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 15:08 +0000, R LANE wrote:
> > hi am new to ubunta and are having problems installing games , can
> > anyone help thanks ray
> Since you're new, I'll cut you some slack. But, it's handy to include
> what you are trying to install, what version of Ubuntu you're running,
> your hardware and what problems (specific) you encounter. Any of us can
> help. We just have to know how to go about helping with what you got. 
> Hint, if you can install a game via synaptic, or any other package
> manager, it should just work. If it's some MicroSoft game off of a CD,
> then that is a whole 'nother story and far far more complex. So, narrow
> the problem down for us. I promise you that you won't be picked
> on, ...much. :) Ric
I agree with others in that you need to provide more information on your
setup and what it is exactly you are trying to install. Different
remedies for different problems... be specific, please! 

Have a good day.

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