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Subject: Re: Help with Scid install ! Try this

Author: Antonio Redael

Date: 23:54:33 03/27/04

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On March 28, 2004 at 00:55:13, Aloisio Ponti Lopes wrote:

>My Dual Athlon MP 2600+ (2.133 GHz) is running Kurumin Linux (a brazilian
>modified version of Knoppix). It is a pleasure to use Linux when it comes to
>stability and particularly, Internet browsing is much quicker, and much of the
>trouble about e-mail viruses do not affect Linux users. I can use office
>software, Mozilla, Opera, KMail, listen to music and see video/DVD as I did with
>Windows, but there are at least by now _no_memory_issues and absolutely
>_no_crashes_ at all!
>It took me 2 days to discover how to configure my new ADSL modem under Linux
>correctly, but now it's running ok...(posted in a forum and phoned to the modem
>I installed Jose database and playing program (engine= Crafty), nice look, but
>did not play much with it to have a complete idea about this interface.
>Tried to install SCID but I'm having some trouble installing tk first (didn't
>have trouble installing tcl), so I need some help on this topic...
>Is Arena available for Linux ?
>When will Tiger for Linux be available ?
>Can I run Chessbase/ChessAssistant products under Wine or is there another way
>to do that ?
>There still remains a space inside my HD for Windows 98Se (I like Rebel DOS :-))
>and I keep another HD with Windows 2003, but I must say I'm impressed with Linux
> development in the last years... 5 years ago it was a kind of a "geek" system
>without good graphical interface... now it is very stable and user friendly. I
>remember when going from DOS to Windows 3.11 that I had to learn many things,
>and now it isn't different...
>A. Ponti

Try to contact also people at the SCID Forum (new place


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