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womble1690-123
25-01-2009, 12:23
Hi

I noticed a few post of people having trouble installing fm on ubunta,I was unable to get it working via uniloc as probs activating. I did thou get it working via steam, heres how

Installing fm2009 on Ubunta 8.10

First you will need to install wine

Step 1

Open console type

sudo apt-get install wine

Step 2

In console type sh winetricks

install the following

directx9
vcrun2005
vcrun2005 sp1
ie6

Step 3

Install steam
Run fm2009 installation

Once game is install select Launch game and activate via steam

You do not need to have steam running to play fm
just browse to wine directory program files/steam/steamapps, you will find fm.exe, select fm.exe and you will be able to play the game without steam running

Any probs let me know

jod123
25-01-2009, 12:44
That will be helpful. I might try that to be honest. Although there may be little point since I am on a dual boot system so can just use Windows like I currently do. Still nice to know the option is there though. :D

TonyAlmeida
25-01-2009, 17:38
Thanks for that, I might give it a try.

How is the performance?

Its Ubuntu by the way

eaglealan64
25-01-2009, 18:21
Cool - thanks very much