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Installation challenge

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Installation challenge

Postby geo » Thursday 14. October 2004, 08:58

Hi

Well I've done everything I know to get RS working on Windows, but I can't reinstall it. I've reinstalled windows but it still won't work. Mystery squared.

Anyway since I was reinstalling I took the opportunity to make a Linux partition and I now have Mandrake 10 running fine. You see as a hobby 3D person, 300 Euros is nearly feasible whereas the Win version is not.

So my challenge is to install an application that's not in the distro package without learning anthing about linux. I haven't touched a unix command line for 20 years (300 baud on an Apple II) so it's rusty and reluctant. I'd rather learn declensions of German adjectives (maybe).

I did have a try and copied the demo files from the CD rom and ran the script. It told me it would work but I need to get OpenGL installed. Of course it didn't work. I then found I had to run startup, which told me I had to install scripting. What's the next surpise, I wonder.

So the question is - is all this written down somewhere? I should have asked instead of writing a story.

Thanks for any help
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Postby Spliney » Thursday 14. October 2004, 09:34

Hi George,

I wonder why you have problems with installing RS3D under Windows. It's a matter of a few clicks and it's done. I know that when the licence key is not entered correctly, problems arise.
Linux can give many unexpected surprises, not only with RS3D but with many many other apps as well, when you are 'just trying to install'. You do have to know what you are doing...
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Postby Xtra » Thursday 14. October 2004, 13:24

Hi geo!

Actually Mandrake is a quite complete distribution. What you need to install RS3D is TCL, a scripting language (wich you'll find somewhere on your Linux CD), and enabled 3D support. If you have an NVidia based video card, you have to download the driver from nvidia.com.
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Postby odubtaig » Thursday 14. October 2004, 18:01

Hi Geo, what you need to do is make sure TCL and TK are installed as well as bash, csh and tsh (you don't need to know what they are, just do a search in whatever package manager Mandrake is using these days), also make sure OpenMotif of at least version 2.2.2 is installed. If you want OpenGL to work, it would help if you tell us what graphics card you have.

regards, Paul
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Postby geo » Thursday 14. October 2004, 20:17

Well thanks for the replies. I have an ATI Radeon 9700 card. I've been to the ATI site and they tell me I have to run check.sh first to check which driver I should download. I can't remember now what it's checking.

I'll get back to you with any progress (which might take some time :-)

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Postby odubtaig » Friday 15. October 2004, 00:00

Well, ATI have just (I believe) released new drivers for Linux so you might want to recheck the site if you haven't done so recently; there should be sufficient instructions there.

regards, Paul
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Postby geo » Friday 5. November 2004, 09:53

Hi all,

Well inexplicably I now have Realsoft running under Linux :-) Suse had everything needed except the ATI driver. The config says 3D acceleration isn't available - possibly because there isn't a version of the driver for my exact version of xfree??

Suse also says I have TCL but the setup says no. Will investigate later.

Screen displays in 3 modes ok and renders the trout sample scene. I can't see how to access my windows files from the file loader.

The main weirdness was alt+rightmousebutton which increased the size of my viewport to the right, rather than zooming. Is this normal? Ok I'll go away and read the docs :-)

Getting internet to work seems a bigger challenge. But without internet one gets a lot more work done, so that might be a benefit.

I'm sure I won't have any more problems ever so ... until the next time.

George
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Postby Guest » Friday 5. November 2004, 13:30

Hi George,

what window manager do you use? Gnome, KDE or something else. Change the mousbutton settings in the control center if you use KDE. For gnome you need I think the metacity rpm from realsoft3d home page but I am not sure if this could be changed also in the preferences of gnome.
Because the ati driver, I think their exists a driver for linux <http://www.ati.com/support/drivers/linux/radeon-linux.html>. A new one would be in development because doom 3 is not running with the current one

Regards

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Postby odubtaig » Saturday 6. November 2004, 16:07

Hmm, the menus seem to be different in the English Language version.

In Control Center, you'll be wanting to select Desktop >> Window Behavior and the Actions tab.

Then, at the bottom group (Inner Window, Titlebar and Frame) change the Modifier key from Alt to Meta (Windows Start key).

As useful as a modifier can sometimes be, I <u>really</u> wish they wouldn't always default it to Alt.
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