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I've got BF2 working in Wine, so I am now one more (very big) step twords removing Microsoft from my system.

There are still a few quirks to work out (mouse leaving window and sound issues), but performance is not terrible and I was able to get online with no issues.
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Wine? never heard of it.
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Linux, dude.

Say bubye to windows!
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Is the performance better then vista? I'm lookin' back at going to Ubuntu if I can play some games still .
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Is the performance better then vista? I'm lookin' back at going to Ubuntu if I can play some games still .
I don't run Vista, so I wouldn't know.

But, I do run Server 2003. On it, everything medium with no dynamic shadows or dynamic lighting at 1024x768, 2xAA 8xAF gets me a steady 60 FPS. Via Wine, I managed ~30 FPS at 800x600, windowed, with everything on low except textures. It's a huge difference, but I think it's to be expected with DirectX effectivly being run through software.
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I am very glad to hear that you got BF2 working. As for the mouse leaving the screen, go to winecfg. Go to the graphics tab and then check "Allow DirectX Apps to stop the mouse from leaving the window".

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I am very glad to hear that you got BF2 working. As for the mouse leaving the screen, go to winecfg. Go to the graphics tab and then check "Allow DirectX Apps to stop the mouse from leaving the window".

That should help
Yep, I figured that out.
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Yep, I figured that out.
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