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Isn´t crossover just WINE with a few fixes here and there? Unless it helps a game run a lot better, I don´t see any reason in buying it.

This is what i thought too. But I've honestly never tried it so couldn't really comment.
post #12 of 13
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Yeah I have the trial of Crossover games alredy, I see no need to buy it or even use it since it's the same thing as PlayOnLinux. It merely selects an appropriate version of Wine and some .dlls to override and installs it all into a wineprefix. I honestly had more games work in PlayOnLinux (which is 100% free) then Crossover. Both of them are just GUIs and install shortcuts for Wine, which seems to work better by itself once you know how to configure it. WineHQ has very good instructions for most games out there.
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post #13 of 13
Always wanted to use Linux... Linux IS what Windows HAD to be...

I started a few years ago with OpenSUSE (because a few friends of me started with it as well) but I never figured it out :s...

I just wanted to know what I was doing (as a learning experiance) not just google it, do it, but not understand it...

But after reading this again... rolleyes.gif

I just grew up with Commodore 64 and Amiga 500 and stuff and it does feel like some sort of Linux for me smile.gif And that feeling never left me! But when reaching age of 10 I had to buy PC cause the first games on PC where comming...

I also like the part the Logitech MOMO actually WORKS! (It does on most win games but not all...) And also my PS3 controller tongue.gif


It's just... I would like to install it again (dual boot) but after all the hassle for me it can cause problems and then even when I make it work, then what? Play SuperTux tongue.gif as usual and after that not using Linux anymore cause I don't know what to do with it... And back to Windows...

So once again my small C disk is even smaller with the dual boot. And when I try to uninstall Linux, I screw it all up and need to re-install Windows as well and thus WAAAAAY to much problems for me...

But I WANT TO USE LINUX someday...
   
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