Play your Windows Games with Wine and DirectX

November 27, 2007

Microsoft DirectX is a collection of libraries for game programming. With Runtime installed on your Windows Desktop you can run the most important commercial games. On linux you can’t have DirectX installed natively as part of system and there isn’t a Linux Binary versione of it. So, you can’t run windows games on Linux. To have DirectX games on your Linux you can try Wine. Wine (wine is not emulator) is a wrapper of windows libraries, so you can use windows software on your Linux Desktop. Many of windows software don’t run on Linux with Wine, but you can try particular configuration of Wine to see if you can run your favorite windows game or software. To install a Windows Game on Linux you have to install and configure DirectX on wine. This tutorial explain how to install DirectX.

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Compiz Effects Demonstration on MACBOOK with Ubuntu Gutsy

November 5, 2007

Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10 comes with Compiz-Fusion Built-In. For Ubuntu users wich have NVIDIA Accelerated Graphic Cards is simple to see how many effects and usefull utilities provides Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu Gutsy.

How you can see, this video is a demonstration of Compiz Fusion Effects in Ubuntu Gutsy. User wich recorded this video have installed Ubuntu Gutsy in a MAC Book.

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Video – Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10 with Compiz Fusion cool effects

October 21, 2007