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Don't get your hopes to high up on the gaming side of things. Only few games run "flawlessly" on Linux. Run "winecfg" from the terminal to enter the Wine setup utility; make sure you configure your drives and sound card.
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Most Source Engine games work for most people. Occasionally there are a combination of drivers that just will not play nice with Wine, but CS:S generally works fine.
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Wine is configured and 3Dmark2001 installed flawlessly

But how do I run it when "Program Files" has a space in it and I cant do that?

I am doing

wine /home/mynamehere/.wine/drive_c/program files/madonion...ect. lol and I cant do program SPACE files because it reads the space as like an ending..
    
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Wine is configured and 3Dmark2001 installed flawlessly

But how do I run it when "Program Files" has a space in it and I cant do that?

I am doing

wine /home/mynamehere/.wine/drive_c/program files/madonion...ect. lol and I cant do program SPACE files because it reads the space as like an ending..
Try putting the whole location in quotes.
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NEVERMIND! I got 3dmark2001SE to run, no problems so far here =) Wow, this is good and btw, people should reconsider ATI on linux, so far it has been very very easy and performance is actually not too bad. I will see if I can run the whole program, I only ran a minute into it so far just to post this.
Thanks guys!

EDIT:
I got around 13K in 3dmark2001. Not too bad considering linux and also I only got like 18k in windows.
    
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NEVERMIND! I got 3dmark2001SE to run, no problems so far here =) Wow, this is good and btw, people should reconsider ATI on linux, so far it has been very very easy and performance is actually not too bad. I will see if I can run the whole program, I only ran a minute into it so far just to post this.
Thanks guys!
It isn't, not anymore at least. I have only been using Linux for 2 years, and always saw performance on ATI cards to be more than decent in the worst cases. Before it used to be a nightmare, or so I'm told. Fglrx still lags behind in the number of supported features compared to nvidia drivers, but performance only keeps getting better and better. It's mostly the Linnvidia fanboys that cry foul play, and mostly because of tradition too (in the past it really was ATI = , nvidia = ).
Anyways, good job. Now go get yourself some sweet Beryl loving;
http://wiki.beryl-project.org/wiki/Main_Page
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How the hell am I supposed to get Steam working!!! Grrr lol. Wine says its supported and all but steam is in a .msi file which is windows specific..what can I do?
    
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How the hell am I supposed to get Steam working!!! Grrr lol. Wine says its supported and all but steam is in a .msi file which is windows specific..what can I do?
Use this command:
wine msiexec /i SteamInstall.msi
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I...I...Love..You.. trying that now..
    
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I have an MSI file, how do I install/run it?

MSI files cannot be run directly, you need to use the "msiexec" program. MSI files can be installed in Wine from the terminal like this
wine msiexec /i whatever.msi
That will then run the MSI program the same as if you had double-clicked it in Windows.
http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-064b...ed8631b850e887

and...
http://appdb.winehq.org/appview.php?iVersionId=1554

Never tried it myself, but it obviously works due to the number of positive feedback.
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