[armyops] America's Army for Linux beta!

Kirk Jones kreek at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 25 20:07:31 EDT 2003

How do you install it?
On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 17:36, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> If you're getting this email, you are on the beta testing list for the
> America's Army Linux client.
> If you got this in error, please email me directly (icculus at clutteredmind.org)
> so we can get it straightened out.
> Ok, here's the software. But first, the rules of this test:
> 1) Do NOT distribute this beta or post this URL anywhere. I don't care if
> you want to put it onto several of your computers, or show it to your
> friends or whatnot, but I don't want to see it posted to Usenet or
> anywhere else public. We will be tracking various Linux client logins
> during this test, so pirating at this point is not advised...the game
> will be available to everyone else for free soon enough.
> 2) If you run a Linux news site of some sort, please understand that you
> are on this beta because of some unique quality you can bring to the
> testing, not because you have a public forum. That being said, as long as
> you are clear that this is a BUGGY, NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME BETA, I don't
> mind if you write articles about it or otherwise publically comment about
> this test.
> 3) This beta will be moving quickly. We don't have much time to get this
> ready, so bare with us.
> 4) I am interested in hearing about experiences on various distros,
> including FreeBSD's Linux binary compatibility. I am interested in hearing
> experiences with different hardware.
> 5) I am not able to fix driver bugs. If you've got an ATI card and the
> game straight up does not work, I can not help you. I need to be totally
> clear about that. If there's a driver developer not on this beta that
> would benefit from access to the game, please send them to me.
> 6) This is a client only, there is no dedicated server at this time.
> 7) Bugzilla is here: https://bugzilla.icculus.org/ ... please make
> yourself an account for reporting bugs.
> Ok, have fun, guys. Here's the download, thanks to David Hedbor for
> hosting this:
>   ftp://armyops:fullmetaljacket@ftp.eongames.com/armyops160-lnxbeta1.tar.bz2
> Be warned: that's a little over 300 megabytes.
> --ryan.
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