[Novalug] Game installation help needed
djr1952 at hotpop.com
Sun Sep 9 09:47:39 EDT 2007
On Sun, 2007-09-09 at 01:01 -0400, Charles M Howe wrote:
> I am trying to install card games on both a Ubuntu Dapper machine and a
> Kubuntu Feisty machine. I am further along on the Ubuntu machine and am
> concentrating on it.
> Since I could not find card games (I don't say they aren't there, only
> that I couldn't find them!) I downloaded a file called
> pysol-4.60.tar.gz, then did tar -xzvf pysol-4.60.tar.gz to my desktop. A
> lot happened. When I do ls -lt /home/chasmhowe/Desktop several lines
> appear, including one that reads
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 chasmhowe chasmhowe 1900 date&time pysol
> My task, I guess, is to do something to create icons for the games I and
> -- very important -- my wife might play (FreeCell, Klondike) that we can
> click on.
> Can/will someone guide me, please.
> Charlie the Perpetual Newbie
For Ubuntu did you check out:
"main menu" -> Games -> "FreeCell Solitaire"
To place an ICON to start the Game/program on your desktop do:
Right-Click on the "menu entry" and select "Add this entry to the
If somehow you really did figure out how to install Ubuntu without
installing the Game Pack then install the package "gnome-games" by
$ sudo apt-get install gnome-games
Don E. Groves, Jr.
$ /usr/games/fortune : Good day to let down old friends who need help.
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