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Kingpin on Ubuntu 14.04
gbudny 19 Aug, 2015
I think that some of you will want to run this game on one of the many modern Linux distributions:

Kratz00 helped me to run this game on Ubuntu 14.04:

Here are some solutions of many issues with this game:

http://liflg.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1112

Segmentation Fault

I installed ghex and I modified the file ref_glx.so

"When you start reading the Kingpin and Kingpin GL_EXTENSIONS breaks off with Received Signal 11, exiting ... Opens the ref_glx.so with a hex editor (eg hexcurse), studied in ASCII mode by GL_EXTENSIONS and replaces the% s behind by two space (hex code 20)"

http://wiki.linuxgaming.de/index.php/Kingpin:_Life_of_Crime#Grafikkarte.2FTreiber_zu_neu

Sound

I had to install the package alsa-oss:

sudo apt-get install alsa-oss

I typed this command in the terminal to load the kernel module:

sudo modprobe snd-pcm-oss

I added this line: snd-pcm-oss to file: /etc/modules.

I rebooted my computer as root I typed this command:

echo 'kingpin.x86 0 0 direct' > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss

exit

FInally, I can run this incredible classic game for Linux which was published in 1999:

cd kingpin
./kingpin.sh
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