[jhb_airlines] Re: XPlane

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 17:26:48 +0100

One question for you Mike. Have you run X Plane under Windows as well as
Linux? If so is there any notable difference in the sim across OS's?

bones

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Lucas
Sent: 16 August 2006 17:14
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: XPlane


Frank

Try http://www.x-plane.com/xworld.html and http://www.x-plane.org/ (the
'Community' tab) for links to various X-Plane resources and communities.

Cost of Linux + X-Plane would be a whole lot less than a new PC +
Vista/FSX and shouldn't cause the bank manager any sweats.  Most Linux
distros are available FoC.  Bones has just beaten me to the draw with
the bargain cost of X-Plane.  And to answer his question about upgrading
- this is free within a given version, i.e. 8.xx to 8.yy.  More outlay
only when a new version 9 comes along.

Mike L

franklyn fisher wrote:
> Mike
>
> I wondered if there was an online community, the same as FS, for MP
> flying etc.
>
> Suggestion for dual booting has been in the pipeline for some time,
> think I need to ramp up the size of my C drive first (40gb). Or use the
> 120gb SATA D drive.
>
> Have got some installation and live CD's of distro's, and am trying
> them
> out on a spare Duron 750, I have laying around.
>
> Quandry
>
> Do I go the Vista/FSX + new machine route, keep current machine and
> FS9,
> keep current machine and convert to Linux+XPlane, Uurh!!
>
> decisions decisions
>
> Either way, my bank manager is going to do her nut.
>
> Frank F
>
>
>



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