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= Games =
 
= 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 [[Games |the Games' wiki.]]  
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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 [[User Guide - Managing Software| Add/Remove program application]]. More information about games on Fedora can be found at [[Games |the Games wiki.]]  
 
 
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== Default GNOME Games ==
 
== 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.
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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 them. To install, please read [[User Guide - Managing Software|the chapter on managing software]].  You can install them by either [[User Guide - Managing Software#Installing Software|using the PackageKit application]] or on the command line by [[User Guide - Managing Software#Installing Software 2|using Yum]].
 
 
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:
 
<pre>gnome-games
 
</pre>
 
 
 
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: 
 
 
 
<pre>su -c 'yum install gnome-games'
 
</pre>
 
 
 
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>.
 
 
 
Type: <pre> y</pre>
 
 
 
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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|''FreeCell Solitaire''||Another huge collection of solitaire games
 
|''FreeCell Solitaire''||Another huge collection of solitaire games
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|''GNOME Falling Blocks''||Create a complete horizontal row of blocks which will disappear
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|''Hearts''||A trick-taking card game.  Try to gain as few point cards as possible
 
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|''Iagno''||A Reversi-like disk flipping game
 
|''Iagno''||A Reversi-like disk flipping game
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== Default KDE Games ==
 
== 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.
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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'''. To install read [[User Guide - Managing Software|the chapter on managing software]].  You can install them by either [[User Guide - Managing Software#Installing Software|using the PackageKit application]] or on the command line by [[User Guide - Managing Software#Installing Software 2|using Yum]].  
 
 
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:
 
<pre>kdegames
 
</pre>
 
 
 
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: 
 
 
 
<pre>su -c 'yum install kdegames'
 
</pre>
 
 
 
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>.
 
 
 
Type: <pre> y</pre>
 
 
 
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:
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|''Kenolaba''||A board game inspired by Abalone
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|''Bomber''||An arcade bombing game
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|''Bovo''||Five in a row game
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|''Kapman''||Pac-man type game
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|''KBattleship''||Battleship strategy game
 
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|''KAsteroids''||An arcade Asteroids space game
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|''KBlocks''||A falling block game
 
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|''KBlackbox''||A game that finds black boxes
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|''KBounce''||The classic game of segregating bouncing balls
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|''KBreakout''||Break-out type game
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|''KDiamond''||Three in a row game
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|''KFourinLine''||Four in a row board game
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|''KGoldrunner''||A Lode Runner type of game
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|''Killbots''||Evade killer robots
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|''Kiriki''||A Yahtzee like dice game
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|''KJumpingCube''||A territory capture game
 
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|''KMines''||A game similar to Mines
 
|''KMines''||A game similar to Mines
 
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|''KMahjongg''||A Mahjongg game
 
|''KMahjongg''||A Mahjongg game
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|''KNetWalk''||A network construction game
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|''Kolf''||A little mini-golf game
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|''Kollision''||A ball dodging game
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|''Kolor Lines''||A little game about balls and how to get rid of them
 
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|''Konquest''||A galactic space game
 
|''Konquest''||A galactic space game
 
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|''Kolor Lines''||A little game about balls and how to get rid of them
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|''KPatience''||Has several card games
 
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|''KPoker''||Poker with style
 
|''KPoker''||Poker with style
 
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|''Kolf''||A little mini-golf game
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|''KReversi''||Reversi board game
 
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|''Klotski''||A strategic blocks game
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|''KsirK''||A world domination game
 
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|''KBounce''||The classic game of segregating bouncing balls
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|''KSpaceDuel''||The challenging space duel
 
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|''KSmiletris''||An adaptation of the famous Tetris game
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|''KSquares''||Connect the dots to make squares
 
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|''KSnakeDuel''||A snake game
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|''KSudoku''||Sudoku game
 
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|''KSnakeRace''||A snake game with a small difference
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|''Kubarick''||3D game based on Rubik's Cube
 
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|''KAtomic''||An atomically entertaining game
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|''LSkat''||A card game
 
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|''KBackgammon''||The classical game of Backgammon
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|''Potato Guy''||A children's picture game
 
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|''KSpaceDuel''||The challenging space duel
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|''SameGame''||Board game
 
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|''KFoulEggs''||An adaptation of the Japanese game Puyo Puyo
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|''Shisen-Sho''||A mahjongg like game
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|''KGoldrunner''||A Lode Runner type of game
 
 
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Latest revision as of 18:55, 23 March 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. 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 them. To install, please read the chapter on managing software. You can install them by either using the PackageKit application or on the command line by using Yum.

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
GNOME Falling Blocks Create a complete horizontal row of blocks which will disappear
Hearts A trick-taking card game. Try to gain as few point cards as possible
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. To install read the chapter on managing software. You can install them by either using the PackageKit application or on the command line by using Yum.

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

Bomber An arcade bombing game
Bovo Five in a row game
Kapman Pac-man type game
KBattleship Battleship strategy game
KBlocks A falling block game
KBounce The classic game of segregating bouncing balls
KBreakout Break-out type game
KDiamond Three in a row game
KFourinLine Four in a row board game
KGoldrunner A Lode Runner type of game
Killbots Evade killer robots
Kiriki A Yahtzee like dice game
KJumpingCube A territory capture game
KMines A game similar to Mines
KMahjongg A Mahjongg game
KNetWalk A network construction game
Kolf A little mini-golf game
Kollision A ball dodging game
Kolor Lines A little game about balls and how to get rid of them
Konquest A galactic space game
KPatience Has several card games
KPoker Poker with style
KReversi Reversi board game
KsirK A world domination game
KSpaceDuel The challenging space duel
KSquares Connect the dots to make squares
KSudoku Sudoku game
Kubarick 3D game based on Rubik's Cube
LSkat A card game
Potato Guy A children's picture game
SameGame Board game
Shisen-Sho A mahjongg like 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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