[SATLUG] OT: Gaming on Linux -Secret Maryo? - MS partner's secret bashing

Christopher Connell connell.christopher at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 7 15:45:35 CST 2011


I'll check it out later today and let you know. I had Mandriva 2010 and loved it on my D430. When I got my D620 I switched to Mint because word was Mandriva was going away. Now I see there are back with another distro. 

--- On Mon, 2/7/11, John D Choate <jdchoate at gmail.com> wrote:

From: John D Choate <jdchoate at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] OT: Gaming on Linux -Secret Maryo? - MS partner's secret bashing
To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
Date: Monday, February 7, 2011, 3:30 PM

On Monday, February 07, 2011 12:12:01 Christopher Connell wrote:
> In the BIOS yes 64MB is the only available option for the graphics card. The card will support up to 256 using TurboCache (Shared Memory). Not sure how to change the settings 
in Linux. Proprietary driver = Yes NVIDIA driver version  195.36.24 (The one mint recommended under Hardware Drivers. Did a google search because I didn't know what SDL 
was. Checked packages. I have the following:
> 
> libsdl-image1.2
> libsdl-mixer1.2
> libsdl-sound1.2
> libsdl-ttf2.0-0
> libsdl1.2debian
> iibsdl1.2debian-pulseaudio
> libsmpeg0
> 
> 
> There is a library file libsdl1.2debian-all (With all available options) should I install that?
> 
> -Chris

You may want to install that. Not sure though. I am not very familiar with Ubuntu/Debian packages, but I have the following (plus their 'devel' packages) installed in Mandriva 
2011:
libSDL1.2_0
libSDLmm0.1_8
libSDL_gfx13
libSDL_image1.2_0
libSDL_mixer1.2_0
libSDL_net1.2_0
libSDL_Pango1
libSDL_sound1.0_1
libSDL_ttf2.0_0

John C.
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