Quake II for Fedora Core 3
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 20 19:16:35 UTC 2005
From: Fabrice Colin <fabrice.colin at ntlworld.com>
Sent: Jan 20, 2005 11:24 AM
To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Subject: Re: Quake II for Fedora Core 3
A. Rick Anderson wrote:
>> Neither site has much detail on installing the packages. I have a real
>> QII cdrom, so getting the (c) ip isn't an issue for me. I doubt that
>> the install as simple as setting the execute permissions and running the
>> quake2...run file? Is there a site that has more detailed instructions
>> on setting this up?
>It should just be a matter of copying the pak files from the CD
>(or a Windows install) to your baseq2 directory. For instance :
>cp /media/cdrom/Install/Data/baseq2/*pak /usr/local/games/quake2/baseq2/
You will also need the *.pak files from the 3.2 'upgrade' to QuakeII, per the Colossus README file. I think this fixes a few problems with QuakeII.
>Make sure the pak files are then readable by your user.
>My RPM sets up a menu entry under Games. Use that or run 'quake2' or
>'sdlquake2' from /usr/local/games/quake2.
I noticed that after I ran the .rpm file. However, it would be nice to write a readme file of your own that states what to do and how to do it. I read through the README and readme.txt files and they left me a little 'baffled', but I overcame that and had fun fragging a few last night. Thank you for your efforts and making my day a little more 'Quakey'. Now, if I could find TurboTax for Linux, I could blow away Windows from my laptop and free up a bunch of space.
>I was lucky to buy the "Quake 2 Colossus for Linux" box a few years ago,
>which includes RPMs for the data files, so I never had to do that. But
>that should do it.
Is it still available? I guess I will have to Google for it or look on eBay.
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