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Darth Mike

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Im 100% New to linux. I have this machine at home that wont run any other copy of windows, so far I have had no complaints, I like linux a WHOLE LOT. BUT... Its a little hard to get used to, I mean, where the [bleep] is my hard drive??? All I see is this folder that they force me to call home and strand me there!! Where are alll the programs I installl???!! Forgive my frustration. :whistling: I just really need :help: I know Ill get used to it eventually, Ive just been brain washed by Windows thats alll. :blink: (Forgive me I didnt know any better) Anyway, I want to run games on linux but I cant get wine to run the exe files needed to install my games.


Want to install FF8 (Best game of all time)

Want to installl The Sims 2

Want to know where to find the so called wine program

Would REALLY appreciate any data.

Thanks allot in advance!!!!! :)
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The start of the hard drive is located at '/', unlike Windows everything is under '/' including mounted devices such as the cdrom drive.

Root (super user) software can be found in '/bin/'
User software can be found in '/usr/bin'
I'm not sure if FF8 and The Sims 2 can be run under wine, Windows games do not run in Linux, you may have some luck with Wine, but still don't expect them to work.
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