"If there's one thing worse than a program that doesn't work when it should, it's a program that does work when it shouldn't."
- Bob Archer

Linux demo galore
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 | Permalink

So my framework is up and running in Linux. All previously released demos based on the newest framework that doesn't require rendering to texture works (I'll fix the others when a GLX_ARB_render_texture extension gets available). That's five demos in total, namely,

These can now be downloaded and run on Linux. A linux executable is included, but some of you might be interested in grabbing the framework source and compile it yourself. All demos include a Makefile for the g++ compiler. You will need to have libpng and libjpeg installed, unless you defined NO_PNG and NO_JPEG respectively, but then make sure the demo don't use .png or .jpeg files.

Settings will be stored in your home directory in a .humusdemos file (notice the dot). I haven't implemented any fancy GUI for select resolutions and stuff yet, so you'll have to manually configure it if you want to change resolutions or other parameters. You can though change windowed window size and toggle fullscreen etc just like in windows.

I have added convenient icons to show which OS' the demos run on: