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FujiQ
post Apr 22 2008, 09:40 AM
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Hi!

Here is the way to do it I've tested and got it to work fine on both MAC & Linux.

Here are the supported systems:

VirtualBox for OS X Hosts (Beta 2; Intel Macs only)

VirtualBox 1.5.2 for Linux Hosts:

Ubuntu 7.10 ("Gutsy Gibbon") i386 | AMD64
Ubuntu 7.04 ("Feisty Fawn") i386 | AMD64
Ubuntu 6.10 ("Edgy Eft") i386
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS ("Dapper Drake") i386
Debian 4.0 ("Etch") i386 | AMD64
Debian 3.1 ("Sarge") i386
Univention Corporate Server 1.3-2 instructions
openSUSE 10.3 i386 | AMD64
openSUSE 10.2 i386 | AMD64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES10) i386 | AMD64
Fedora 7 ("Moonshine") i386 | AMD64
Fedora 6 ("Zod") i386
Fedora 5 ("Bordeaux") i386
Mandriva 2008.0 i386
Mandriva 2007.1 i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ("RHEL5") i386 | AMD64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 ("RHEL4") i386
PCLinuxOS 2007 i386
Xandros Desktop 4.1 i386
All distributions i386 | AMD64

if u dont find your system here try :

linux to windows : http://www.winehq.org/
Mac to windows : http://www.vmware.com/products/fusion/features.html

Have fun an play AE on all systems (IMG:style_emoticons/default/smile.gif) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/smile.gif)

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reikoshea
post Apr 3 2009, 03:03 PM
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ubuntu is the easiest choice for someone without linux experience.

arch is my favorite system, but its quite a bit more complicated.
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post Apr 3 2009, 04:57 PM
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QUOTE(reikoshea @ Apr 3 2009, 03:03 PM) *
ubuntu is the easiest choice for someone without linux experience.

arch is my favorite system, but its quite a bit more complicated.


How much more complicated is arch, and is it worth it.

Keep in mind its not like when i jump into it i dont have a backup, this will be a dual boot setup so if im lost i can switch back to XP and be on my way.

guess i will have to do some research, im sure ill be pming you at some point =O
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post Apr 3 2009, 05:00 PM
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QUOTE(GrayFox @ Apr 3 2009, 05:57 PM) *
QUOTE(reikoshea @ Apr 3 2009, 03:03 PM) *
ubuntu is the easiest choice for someone without linux experience.

arch is my favorite system, but its quite a bit more complicated.


How much more complicated is arch, and is it worth it.

Keep in mind its not like when i jump into it i dont have a backup, this will be a dual boot setup so if im lost i can switch back to XP and be on my way.

guess i will have to do some research, im sure ill be pming you at some point =O


Well you can hack arch into working for you just the same way you can with windows, but there are things about it that make it much easier to maintain. Where as with ubuntu, once you find synaptic, you're set. Everything from there is very intuitive.
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FujiQ   How to run AE on Linux or Mac   Apr 22 2008, 09:40 AM
reikoshea   Im also going to post the way to get it to run in ...   Apr 22 2008, 11:06 AM
reikoshea   Alrighty, So a new launcher is upon us, and new i...   Jun 13 2008, 08:02 AM
reikoshea   Wine 1.0 was just released. Anyone tested it yet?   Jun 20 2008, 07:33 AM
Austen the 1st   QUOTE(reikoshea @ Jun 20 2008, 07:33 AM) ...   Jun 28 2008, 05:38 AM
Seed   I had AE working in Gentoo Linux (the best linux d...   Jul 2 2008, 10:40 AM
reikoshea   Tested last night. New launcher works great using...   Dec 30 2008, 12:13 PM
Krazel   YOU ROCK <3!!!!!!!...   Dec 30 2008, 05:25 PM
reikoshea   Nice to know that me coming back added one more li...   Dec 30 2008, 06:23 PM
Krazel   I love linux, I use winxppro mainly but I have ubu...   Jan 6 2009, 02:29 AM
reikoshea   i have linux on every machine in my house (minus t...   Jan 6 2009, 02:45 PM
Krazel   Yus we should all be more Anti Microsoft srsly   Jan 7 2009, 10:37 PM
FourTwenty   Using Ubuntu and wine and trying the ALT+F4 trick,...   Apr 1 2009, 11:14 PM
FourTwenty   Update* Got it working on my own, wasnt closing t...   Apr 1 2009, 11:16 PM
Red Balron   QUOTE(FourTwenty @ Apr 1 2009, 11:16 PM) ...   Apr 1 2009, 11:18 PM
FourTwenty   This may sound idiotic but it took me 5 attempts t...   Apr 2 2009, 11:09 PM
reikoshea   I talked to Zarq about linux when I was in Austin....   Apr 3 2009, 11:02 AM
FourTwenty   PWN!!! Thx for the assist. BTW Reiko ...   Apr 3 2009, 01:15 PM
reikoshea   I dont know of any porting packages for windows-...   Apr 3 2009, 01:38 PM
GrayFox   QUOTE(reikoshea @ Apr 3 2009, 01:38 PM) I...   Apr 3 2009, 02:22 PM
Zalin   My unbuntu 8.10 and wine ran the launcher fine wit...   May 3 2009, 05:12 PM
GrayFox   QUOTE(Zalin @ May 3 2009, 05:12 PM) My un...   May 4 2009, 10:42 AM
reikoshea   yeah, if you read above at my instructions thats w...   May 4 2009, 09:17 AM
reikoshea   thanks grayfox. and just as a knowledge transfer:...   May 4 2009, 10:53 AM
The Corrupt Kitty Box   I just tried to get on, first time in 2 weeks, and...   May 27 2009, 08:00 PM
The Corrupt Kitty Box   Well I can now get to server selection without doi...   May 27 2009, 08:10 PM
reikoshea   http://forums.pixelminegames.com/index.php?showtop...   Oct 28 2009, 08:51 PM
liamdawe   Just an update for you, can someone update the pos...   Sep 3 2011, 11:25 AM
Sir Tricer   QUOTE(liamdawe @ Sep 3 2011, 11:25 AM) Ju...   Sep 26 2011, 04:35 PM
japaez   so i was reading this post, and noticed the date, ...   Jan 2 2014, 03:25 PM
reikoshea   Well since I'm back, I'll check on it toni...   Feb 11 2014, 05:11 PM
reikoshea   So, here's what I did on Ubuntu 13.04 (Termina...   Feb 11 2014, 06:50 PM
NeoGico   can someone explain how to run the Pixel Mine Laun...   Oct 31 2014, 05:26 AM
OneEye   QUOTE(NeoGico @ Oct 31 2014, 06:26 AM) ca...   Oct 31 2014, 11:58 AM
NeoGico   Thanks for the reply OneEye, I'm guessing I...   Nov 14 2014, 03:54 PM
Arktiskman   Anyone knows how to get AE working on Ubuntu 14.04...   Feb 29 2016, 05:59 PM
japaez   Just to let you know I'm about to try with the...   Dec 20 2016, 01:39 AM
japaez   Got it working with reiko's instructions they ...   Dec 20 2016, 02:47 AM
UnclePa   Void Linux, Wine 3.7. winetricks ie7 Not much luc...   May 19 2018, 11:32 AM
reikoshea   Yeah, we're unfortunately in a situation where...   May 19 2018, 09:57 PM


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