xbrandox at robotpit.com
Wed Jan 28 17:55:46 UTC 2015
Everyone I know who isn't a developer looks for the standard windows 98
games when they get stuck on my linux machines ... minesweeper &
solitaire. Not sure if that's worth anything, though.
On 01/28/2015 11:33 AM, Bruno Augusto Clemente de Assis wrote:
> I think we should keep at least one or two games. Cut them off
> wouldn't be nice. Still there is people who play games in desktop,
> i'm one of them, although not frequently. +1 to (Solitaire,
> Minesweeper, Chess) they are extremely useful when your internet is
> off or you are waiting for someone.
> 2015-01-28 13:17 GMT-02:00 Dave Dodge <dododge at dododge.net
> <mailto:dododge at dododge.net>>:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:17:46AM +0200, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> > shipping Steam isn't sensible with any distribution. Only the amount
> > of data we would need to ship with every download is beyond insanity
> > – just to install a few games the user might or might not play once,
> > let alone talking about several times... And who could guarantee
> > Steam/the games even work on their boxes?
> It's even worse than it sounds, because the way Steam solves the
> compatibility issue is by supplying its own Linux runtime. It
> basically has its own /lib and /usr/share directories hidden away, so
> that its games can use those instead of relying on the OS to provide
> This makes it easier to package games for Steam delivery, but it
> requires a lot of space. On my system ~/.local/Steam is currently
> around 2 gigabytes for the client and runtime(s), *not* counting any
> -Dave Dodge/dododge at dododge.net
> <mailto:dododge at dododge.net>
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