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Copyright (c) 1998, Bob Zimbinski, Brett A. Thomas and Mike Hallock. This document may be distributed under the terms set forth in the LDP license at sunsite.unc.edu/LDP/COPYRIGHT.html.
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Below is the full revision history of this document. It is not intended to be useful to anyone but the document authors.
$Log: Quake-HOWTO.sgml,v $ Revision 184.108.40.206 1998/10/05 19:54:17 bobz Removed the long-dead LinQuake page from list of Linux Quake sites Removed renaissoft.com link Minor wording changes throughout Added link to svgalib libc5 binary Added info about q2 demo Updated q2 installation info for the 3.19 release moved section about 3.17 textfile problems to the troubleshooting section Added part about lib3dfxgl.so to QW section Added part about GLX client to QW section Added part about lib3dfxgl.so to Q2 section Added part about GLX client to Q2 section Updated "slower than windows" FAQ Removed obsolete TS tip about glibc & q2 Removed obsolete TS tip about playing w/CD mounted Changed tip about running glquake with lib3dfxgl.so Added instructions for Q2 mission pack 2 Added pointer to svgalib libc5 binary Added FAQ about svgalib modes in Q2 Added Cheapo proxy to software section Added screen FAQ Added qgraph to software sectoin Decided I was lying when I promised a 3Dfx tweak section in the next update Revision 220.127.116.11 1998/09/02 01:35:18 bobz Fixed some broken url links Restored <author> tag added an acknowledgement added a reminder to the non-root tip added qlog listing Revision 18.104.22.168 1998/08/30 21:35:23 bobz Updated QuakeWorld install section for 2.30 release Updated QW file list Updated Quake 1.01 install info per email suggestion Added QW 2.30 caveat to "Glibc considerations" section Updated linux vs. windows speed section for new 3dfx miniport Added glqwcl versions FAQ Added troubleshooting tip about windows focus and glx Added a sentence about /dev/3dfx permissions Made runvc script usage clearer Added tip about using mini-driver with Quake & QuakeII Revision 22.214.171.124 1998/08/15 19:28:49 bobz Added glibc topic in Troubleshooting/FAQ section Moved non-setuid info to Tips & Tricks section Moved rcs log into Revision Hist section Changed distribution info a little until LDP wakes up Changed references to quake.medina.net to www.linuxquake.com Added linuxgames.com to list of places to get current version Changed 3dfx Howto pointer Moved explanation of change markings (** and ++) to intro section where they'll be noticed Mentioned zoid's GL driver port in the Win vs Linux FAQ Fixed credit and URL in q2getty Revision 126.96.36.199 1998/08/07 19:07:02 bobz Changed XQF url Added comments to the revision history section Started marking changed sections Added OS Considerations to troubleshooting section Added rcon to Other Software section Added ICE to Other Software section Revision 188.8.131.52 1998/08/04 21:06:22 bobz Updated Acknowledgements Added discussion of Quake security Added QIPX to "Related Software" Added ts topic about -noudp Revision 184.108.40.206 1998/08/03 22:09:28 bobz Updated and restructured the q2 mods section Minor change to gpm troubleshooting info Changed sound ts info Changed intellimouse ts info Revision 220.127.116.11 1998/08/03 04:55:21 mikeh Added "Playing" section of Q2 Mods & Addons section. Added "Intelimouse" section of Troubleshooting section Added RedHat sndconfig part to Troubleshooting section Fixed a few spacing problems, and one error message Revision 18.104.22.168 1998/08/03 02:01:13 bobz Changed abstract. Revision 22.214.171.124 1998/07/31 16:07:11 bobz Added gpm -k mention in mouse troubleshooting mentioned 'sensitivity' in mouse lag troubleshooting Added qstat|less tip Added "/dev/dsp not configured" to troubleshooting Slightly reworded part of the mod compiling section Added bit about running mods server side corrected required version # in q2 mission pack 1 Updated acknowledgements section Revision 126.96.36.199 1998/07/30 21:08:46 bobz Fixed a problem with broken lines in <sect> tags Revision 188.8.131.52 1998/07/30 17:40:29 bobz Fixed broken link to Latex version. Revision 184.108.40.206 1998/07/30 15:46:40 bobz Test update. Revision 220.127.116.11 1998/07/30 15:43:59 bobz Changed version numbering scheme. Revision 1.10 1998/07/30 13:51:24 bobz Minor version reporting change Revision 1.9 1998/07/29 20:42:03 bobz Added some server links Revision 1.8 1998/07/29 17:37:15 bobz Added a Quake II model viewer to the Other Programs section Revision 1.7 1998/07/29 16:02:23 bobz Added some relative links in Other Formats to make it more portable. Revision 1.6 1998/07/29 15:18:12 bobz Version and date stamps back to the way they were Revision 1.5 1998/07/29 14:52:03 bobz Added tags for automatic timestamping Revision 1.4 1998/07/29 13:17:51 bobz Changed captured.com's web address per webmaster's request Revision 1.3 1998/07/29 02:11:02 bobz Ooops again. Made "Other formats" a <sect> instead of a <sect1>. Revision 1.2 1998/07/29 01:55:41 bobz Oops. I deleted the doctype tag... Revision 1.1 1998/07/29 01:48:34 bobz Added Other Formats section. Changed acknowledgments slightly Added ftp.medina.net to list of ftp sites. Revision 1.0 1998/07/28 First publicly released version Revision 0.9 1998/07/25 Restructured,rewritten and expanded by Bob Zimbinski. Revision 0.01 1998/06/16 First Pre-Release version v0.01by Brett A. Thomas and Mike Hallock.