What about your operating system?

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by blast » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:14 pm

If you only get 5FPS on Windows, you probably need a new driver.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by fox in the fog » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:46 pm

thx to all :)
I did: Options -> cache -> connections update on, and it works!!!! :D
thx for your time.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by alezakos » Sat Oct 30, 2010 3:16 pm

blast wrote:If you only get 5FPS on Windows, you probably need a new driver.
Thanks blast! Getting 30FPS...

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by fox in the fog » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:06 pm

Why on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick the F5 for screenshots doesn't work? Or, if work, where the screenshots will be saved? On -> My BZFlag files -> screenshots?...I think no, because there aren't the photo make with Ubuntu, but only the photo make with Windozz xp.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by ducktape » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:43 pm

in ubuntu open your home folder, push ctrl-h, then go into .bzf -> screenshots.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by alezakos » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:22 pm

Fox in the Fog wrote:Why on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick the F5 for screenshots doesn't work? Or, if work, where the screenshots will be saved? On -> My BZFlag files -> screenshots?...I think no, because there aren't the photo make with Ubuntu, but only the photo make with Windozz xp.
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You can also see where the screenshot is saved using the chat console

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by Yrogirg » Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:27 am

Fox in the Fog, if you are interested in players' OSs you can just go to some popular server and type \clientquery .This will give you not only OS information but also bzflag version. However on MW2.3 \clientquery is not allowed for ordinary players.

My OS is usually the latest stable Ubuntu (now 10.10).

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by fox in the fog » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:52 pm

thx Yrogirg
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by Out Law » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:39 pm

I use Windows XP, works like a charm. I can play with all effects on and all graphics on high without any lag what so ever.
Some day you will go on BzFlag and see that every server on the list has a least 20 players on it.

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by joevano » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:40 am

Out Law wrote:I can play with all effects on and all graphics on high without any lag what so ever.
That has nothing to with your OS and everything to do with your hardware.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by blast » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:09 pm

joevano wrote:
Out Law wrote:I can play with all effects on and all graphics on high without any lag what so ever.
That has nothing to with your OS and everything to do with your hardware.
I don't completely agree with that. If the drivers suck on a specific platform, you're screwed even if you have good hardware.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by joevano » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:28 pm

blast wrote:
joevano wrote:
Out Law wrote:I can play with all effects on and all graphics on high without any lag what so ever.
That has nothing to with your OS and everything to do with your hardware.
I don't completely agree with that. If the drivers suck on a specific platform, you're screwed even if you have good hardware.
True, but in his case... it has everything to do with hardware. Good drivers can make mediocre hardware perform better, but not great.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by Enigma » Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:09 am

Linux gentoo-local 2.6.34-gentoo-r12 #1 SMP Sun Oct 24 21:31:54 EDT 2010 x86_64 AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux

But I can't play BZFlag yet because the open-source ATI drivers don't support hardware acceleration for my graphics card yet. I have an Evergreen card. ATI/AMD's catalyst binary drivers just crash.

Well, a lot of 3D acceleration is finished. I just have to wait for it to become stable and available through portage.

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by T-80 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:13 am

I use Arch Linux for work and, of course, entertainment. Simple, fast, flexible -- it has all I need.
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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by Mr Woe » Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:53 am

I'm on a Mac. Have 2 at home, 3 at work.

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Re: What about your operating system?

Post by mr1989foster » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:48 pm

I'm playing on an old PPC Mac (G3) - with OS 10.4.11
I have a machine waiting to be resurrected [a G4 MacBook] on the same OS that will run the game at decent specs.

Maybe when I have a bit of cash I'll be able to get a reasonably new machine and stick Kubuntu onto it!

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