8.5. Games

Playing games under Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a fun way to pass the time. The games included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux appeal to quite a large number of video game enthusiasts.

Game availablity depends on the variant of Red Hat Enterprise Linux you installed. You must have those game packages installed before they appear under the Main Menu => Games menu. Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration Guide for details on installing additional packages.

To start a game, click Main Menu => Games and select the game of your choice. Figure 8-7 shows a fun game for kids of all ages called Same GNOME. In this game you point your mouse at matching marbles until they start to spin; then, you can click them to make them disappear. The object of the game is to make all the marbles disappear.

Figure 8-7. Same GNOME — Match the Marbles Game