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== Default GNOME Games ==
 
== Default GNOME Games ==
  
Installing '''GNOME Games''' is as simple as loading '''Pirut''', searching for the program '''gnome-games''', and installing it. You can also install '''GNOME Games''' by typing the following into the console:
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'''GNOME Games''' are not installed by default from the Live-CD or the DVD. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can use the Fedora DVD to install '''GNOME Games'''. The '''Add/Remove Software''' utility offers a graphical installation interface for new users.
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Here is how to install '''GNOME Games''' using '''Add/Remove Software''' in the Gnome Desktop Environment.
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Click ''System > Administration > Add/Remove Software''. This will open the '''Add/Remove Software''' application.
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In the '''[Search Box]''' with the binoculars icon, type:
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<pre>gnome-games
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Next, click the '''[Find]''' button. The message "Querying" appears in the lower left corner.
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Tick the box next to the GNOME Games entry. The message "Downloading repository information" appears in the lower left corner. The window area below the list of packages contains additional information about '''GNOME Games'''.
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Select any additional packages to install or remove at this time by changing tick boxes next to the package name.
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Finally, click the '''[Apply]''' button. This starts the '''GNOME Games''' installation process and concurrently installs or removes any additional packages where you modified the tick box. Follow any prompts to install additional packages.
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'''GNOME Games''' is now installed on your computer.
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Another way to install the '''GNOME Games''' suite is to use the command line.
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Click ''Applications > System Tools> Terminal'' to open the command line.
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Type:
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<pre>su -c 'yum install gnome-games'
 
<pre>su -c 'yum install gnome-games'
 
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</pre>
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You will be prompted for the computer's root password. Type in the root password and press 'Enter'. You will not see the password as you type. The terminal will start giving information about the application, and end with <code>Is this ok [y/N]:</code>.
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Type: <pre> y</pre>
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The terminal downloads the necessary files and completes the installation of '''GNOME Games'''.
  
 
Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the '''GNOME Games''' pack:
 
Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the '''GNOME Games''' pack:
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== Default KDE Games ==
 
== Default KDE Games ==
  
Installing the '''KDE Games''' program is as simple as loading '''Pirut''', searching for the program '''kdegames''', and installing it. You can also install '''KDE Games''' by typing the following into the console:
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'''KDE Games''' are not installed by default from the Live-CD or the DVD. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can use the Fedora DVD to install '''KDE Games'''. The '''Add/Remove Software''' utility offers a graphical installation interface for new users.
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Here is how to install '''KDE Games''' using '''Add/Remove Software''' in the Gnome Desktop Environment.
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Click ''System > Administration > Add/Remove Software''. This will open the '''Add/Remove Software''' application.
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In the '''[Search Box]''' with the binoculars icon, type:
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<pre>kdegames
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</pre>
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Next, click the '''[Find]''' button. The message "Querying" appears in the lower left corner.
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Tick the box next to the KDE Games entry. The message "Downloading repository information" appears in the lower left corner. The window area below the list of packages contains additional information about '''KDE Games'''.
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Select any additional packages to install or remove at this time by changing tick boxes next to the package name.
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Finally, click the '''[Apply]''' button. This starts the '''KDE Games''' installation process and concurrently installs or removes any additional packages where you modified the tick box. Follow any prompts to install additional packages.
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'''KDE Games''' is now installed on your computer.
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Another way to install the '''KDE Games''' suite is to use the command line.
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Click ''Applications > System Tools> Terminal'' to open the command line.
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Type:
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<pre>su -c 'yum install kdegames'
 
<pre>su -c 'yum install kdegames'
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
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You will be prompted for the computer's root password. Type in the root password and press 'Enter'. You will not see the password as you type. The terminal will start giving information about the application, and end with <code>Is this ok [y/N]:</code>.
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Type: <pre> y</pre>
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The terminal downloads the necessary files and completes the installation of '''KDE Games'''.
  
 
Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the '''KDE Games''' pack:
 
Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the '''KDE Games''' pack:

Revision as of 21:56, 1 January 2009

Games

By default, Fedora installation includes a selection of games; you can select additional game packages during installation. Additionally, you can install more games after installation by using the Add/Remove program application, Pirut. More information about games on Fedora can be found at the Games' wiki.


Default GNOME Games

GNOME Games are not installed by default from the Live-CD or the DVD. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can use the Fedora DVD to install GNOME Games. The Add/Remove Software utility offers a graphical installation interface for new users.

Here is how to install GNOME Games using Add/Remove Software in the Gnome Desktop Environment.

Click System > Administration > Add/Remove Software. This will open the Add/Remove Software application.

In the [Search Box] with the binoculars icon, type:

gnome-games

Next, click the [Find] button. The message "Querying" appears in the lower left corner.

Tick the box next to the GNOME Games entry. The message "Downloading repository information" appears in the lower left corner. The window area below the list of packages contains additional information about GNOME Games.

Select any additional packages to install or remove at this time by changing tick boxes next to the package name.

Finally, click the [Apply] button. This starts the GNOME Games installation process and concurrently installs or removes any additional packages where you modified the tick box. Follow any prompts to install additional packages.


GNOME Games is now installed on your computer.


Another way to install the GNOME Games suite is to use the command line.

Click Applications > System Tools> Terminal to open the command line.

Type:

su -c 'yum install gnome-games'

You will be prompted for the computer's root password. Type in the root password and press 'Enter'. You will not see the password as you type. The terminal will start giving information about the application, and end with Is this ok [y/N]:.

Type:

 y

The terminal downloads the necessary files and completes the installation of GNOME Games.

Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the GNOME Games pack:

AisleRiot Solitaire A collection of dozens of solitaire games
Blackjack The classic casino card game
Chess Play the classic board game against the computer or a friend
Five or More A version of the popular Color Lines game
Four-in-a-Row A four-in-a-row game played against the computer or another human opponent
FreeCell Solitaire Another huge collection of solitaire games
Iagno A Reversi-like disk flipping game
Klotski A group of sliding block puzzles
Mahjongg A tile-matching game with many variations
Mines A clone of a popular puzzle game
Nibbles A worm or snake game
Robots The classic game of out-of-control robots
Same GNOME A puzzle game involving the strategic removal of groups of marbles
Sudoku The popular logic puzzle
Tali A poker game played with dice
Tetravex A simple tile-matching game

For information about using these games, refer to the Help > Contents menu within each individual game. Additional games are included for your enjoyment and stress relief.

Default KDE Games

KDE Games are not installed by default from the Live-CD or the DVD. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can use the Fedora DVD to install KDE Games. The Add/Remove Software utility offers a graphical installation interface for new users.

Here is how to install KDE Games using Add/Remove Software in the Gnome Desktop Environment.

Click System > Administration > Add/Remove Software. This will open the Add/Remove Software application.

In the [Search Box] with the binoculars icon, type:

kdegames

Next, click the [Find] button. The message "Querying" appears in the lower left corner.

Tick the box next to the KDE Games entry. The message "Downloading repository information" appears in the lower left corner. The window area below the list of packages contains additional information about KDE Games.

Select any additional packages to install or remove at this time by changing tick boxes next to the package name.

Finally, click the [Apply] button. This starts the KDE Games installation process and concurrently installs or removes any additional packages where you modified the tick box. Follow any prompts to install additional packages.


KDE Games is now installed on your computer.


Another way to install the KDE Games suite is to use the command line.

Click Applications > System Tools> Terminal to open the command line.

Type:

su -c 'yum install kdegames'

You will be prompted for the computer's root password. Type in the root password and press 'Enter'. You will not see the password as you type. The terminal will start giving information about the application, and end with Is this ok [y/N]:.

Type:

 y

The terminal downloads the necessary files and completes the installation of KDE Games.

Below is a list containing the names and a short description of the games included in the KDE Games pack:

Kenolaba A board game inspired by Abalone
KAsteroids An arcade Asteroids space game
KBlackbox A game that finds black boxes
KMines A game similar to Mines
KMahjongg A Mahjongg game
Konquest A galactic space game
Kolor Lines A little game about balls and how to get rid of them
KPoker Poker with style
Kolf A little mini-golf game
Klotski A strategic blocks game
KBounce The classic game of segregating bouncing balls
KSmiletris An adaptation of the famous Tetris game
KSnakeDuel A snake game
KSnakeRace A snake game with a small difference
KAtomic An atomically entertaining game
KBackgammon The classical game of Backgammon
KSpaceDuel The challenging space duel
KFoulEggs An adaptation of the Japanese game Puyo Puyo
KGoldrunner A Lode Runner type of game

For information about using these games, refer to the Help > Contents menu within each individual game. Additional games are included for your enjoyment and stress relief.


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