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Old 11-01-2005, 03:46 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by zerted
I don't use linux much (at least not yet...), but has anyone tried using WINE with it? You don't need to have the full game working to run a server. I just downloaded the tools and seem to have a server running. No one has joined it yet so I can't be sure...
Would be worth trying, however wine couldn't probably solve the issue because no one will install a windowmanager and lots of gui-crap on his linux server just for emulating a battlefront server.

A better idea might be vmplayer. You can setup a whole windows-enviroment running on your linux machine (no that's not as in emulating) but you'd still have to install lots of gui-stuff in order to run vmpayer, I think.
Anyone ever tried that ?
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