Archive for April 28th, 2008

It’s turn base fantasy strategy game. Defeat your enemy Leader using your troops. Select the Fatal Weapon to kill your enemy.


From Ubuntu Terminal screen (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), type:

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install wesnoth

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following extra packages will be installed:


Suggested packages:

wesnoth-all ttf-sazanami-gothic

Recommended packages:


The following NEW packages will be installed:

wesnoth wesnoth-data

0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 27.9MB of archives.

After unpacking 51.5MB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports/universe wesnoth-data 1:1.2.8-1~gutsy1 [25.9MB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports/universe wesnoth 1:1.2.8-1~gutsy1 [2021kB]

Fetched 26.4MB in 7m50s (56.0kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package wesnoth-data.

(Reading database … 138825 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking wesnoth-data (from …/wesnoth-data_1%3a1.2.8-1~gutsy1_all.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package wesnoth.

Unpacking wesnoth (from …/wesnoth_1%3a1.2.8-1~gutsy1_i386.deb) …

Setting up wesnoth-data (1:1.2.8-1~gutsy1) …

Setting up wesnoth (1:1.2.8-1~gutsy1) …


How to play?

  • Open Applications > Games > Battle for Wesnoth

  • In the main screen you will see Main Menu on the right side and Tactical guide on the left.

  • Before you start to play, I suggest you to go to Tutorial Menu. It will teach you the basic skills.


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If you want to know what is Forex Trading, you can try with AVAFX. The website is available at www.avafx.com. Although the application is for Win*, but you still can run it in Ubuntu with Wine. I’ve tried it and it run smoothly with Wine.

I will not explain how to register an account, here. It’s a standard web register. So, there is no difficulty at all. Before we start, I assume that you have an account in AVAFX (Online Trading Center) already. If not than you can try with ‘Free Practice Account’. It’s a 21-day free practice account. Just click ‘Register Now’ and follow all the instructions.

For the starter you will have US$ 100.000 practice account. When you ready for the real thing, you can begin trading with a minimum US$ 100.


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