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Search a Minetest Game Version for Windows 98

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 13:57
by Matrix01
Hello,
I am Matrix01, I'm come from Germany and the problem is that I can't speak good english.
So here is my Question: I search a Minetest Version for Windows 98. Because my computer has the Operating System Windows 98 SE.
Please can you give me a download link or anything else.
Best Wishes,
Matrix01

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 14:10
by PenguinDad
Matrix01 wrote:I'm from Germany and the problem is that I can't speak good english.
You could post in the other Languages section.

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 14:11
by Calinou
There is none, your PC probably has hardware that is too slow anyway.

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 14:52
by Inocudom
Matrix01 wrote:Hello,
I am Matrix01, I'm come from Germany and the problem is that I can't speak good english.
So here is my Question: I search a Minetest Version for Windows 98. Because my computer has the Operating System Windows 98 SE.
Please can you give me a download link or anything else.
Best Wishes,
Matrix01
Why is it that you still have a PC that old? There are new ones that are around $400 (well, its cheaper than $3,000.)

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 16:21
by rubenwardy
Inocudom wrote:Why is it that you still have a PC that old? There are new ones that are around $400 (well, its cheaper than $3,000.)
Or €301.75 since you are in Germany, Not the USA.

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 16:55
by Inocudom
rubenwardy wrote:
Inocudom wrote:Why is it that you still have a PC that old? There are new ones that are around $400 (well, its cheaper than $3,000.)
Or €301.75 since you are in Germany, Not the USA.
Hmm. If Matrix01 decided to upgrade the parts in his computer, would doing so be cheaper than getting a new one (provided that he doesn't get too excessive, that is?)

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 17:02
by hoodedice
Switch to Lubuntu. If your PC has at least 256 MB of RAM... Else, get a new one.

Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 17:07
by LionsDen
Most likely it's a pc that has been handed down to them. Probably not, the components when purchased separately by a single person tend to be more expensive than for a business which gets deals on bundles of 100 or 1000 or more. That's why new prebuilt pc's tend to be cheaper now-a-days than they were in the past. Plus, he may be in a situation similar to mine which is out of work and has no money to upgrade his current system or get a new one. Or maybe he has a newer system but only has Windows 98 SE on it for some reason. Maybe he could be pointed to some linux versions that he could install and use with minetest. It all depends on what his situation is as to what can be done to help him.

EDIT: Ninja'd by hoodedice. :)

Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 00:21
by onpon4
Inocudom wrote: Hmm. If Matrix01 decided to upgrade the parts in his computer, would doing so be cheaper than getting a new one (provided that he doesn't get too excessive, that is?)
For something that's something like 15 years out-of-date, it would be extremely unlikely for that to be worth it. Better just get a new computer.

But if you absolutely must use that old computer... at least upgrade the software on it. Windows 98 makes Windows XP look like it has amazing security; it doesn't even have any sort of user privilege settings at all. A GNU/Linux distro running LXDE would be your best bet.

Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 01:52
by ch98
If you must try it in that computer, try compiling it yourself or installing fast linux.