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[ale] Flight simulators for Linux
> I just visited their site and yes, you can purchase a DVD set that
> contains exe. for windows, Linux and mac. Pretty sweet.
And it works too. I spent about 2 hours late last night testing
the 9 version on Ubuntu 8.04 with a Saitek Cyborg Gold USB
stick. I'm pleasantly amazed.
My desktop has built in Nvidia but is disabled by using a 128MB Nvidia
in the AGP slot. It is an AMD XP 3000,1GB ShuttleX system I bought in
2004 and seems to run the program well. I tried it on my Xcube with
on board video and it was unusable. If you have a halfway decent
PC you should be in great shape.
Flight Gear pales in comparison. My stick needed to be calibrated
for X-Plane and I could not find anyway to calibrate it in FG. Flying
in FG because of this was not really possible.
For $40 you get a 7 DVD set with Mac, Windows, and Linux versions
This is the online price. If you buy in a box at store you
only get one version. Updates are free until major release number.