Lecture: Run Windows Games on Linux with Wine

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Wine is a free software project that allows you to run software written for Microsoft Windows on Linux, including state of the art video games. This talk explores Wine's abilities in running games and its impact on Linux as a gaming platform.

With thousands of supported Windows games, Wine is by far the biggest platform for running games on Linux. This talk shows how users can use Wine to run their favorite games, explores recent improvements to Wine and previews new features that are currently under development.

This talk also evaluates recent developments like the entry of big commercial game publishers into the Linux platform and how Wine continues to improve Linux as a gaming and desktop platform.

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Day: 2014-05-09
Start time: 15:00
Duration: 01:00
Room: HS 2.01
Track: Open Source Gaming
Language: en

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