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by Volker Pittlik
Thu Jun 07, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Linux Frustration
Replies: 25
Views: 9810

Re: Linux Frustration

On my Ubuntu system I Synaptic Package Manager to install Wine. Then using Shredder 10 as an example I opened a terminal window and typed the following:.... The installation is not the problem. The problem is that the engines don't play under Arena. The debug says: "Invalid command line" when I try...
by Volker Pittlik
Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Linux Frustration
Replies: 25
Views: 9810

Re: Linux Frustration

... Using Wine I have installed both Arena and Shredder 10. I have used both programs to install and play Rybka, Toga, Spike, Glaurung, Crafty, and Fruit to name just a few. ... How did you manage that? It installs fine here. Also the engines are found. But if I would like to start a tournament or ...
by Volker Pittlik
Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Linux Frustration
Replies: 25
Views: 9810

Re: Linux Frustration

:D Hello, may i please inquire, what chess programs work with ubuntu. ...: I'm aware of one that does not work: Queen because it depends on some Windows specific files. Almost every engine coming with source code runs on Linux. At the moment I run Fruit (Toga) 1.2.1a Ruffian 2.1.0 Spike 1.2 Turin S...
by Volker Pittlik
Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Linux Frustration
Replies: 25
Views: 9810

Re: Linux Frustration

... In have already been told how a nuisance this OS was just to be installed and I see now they were right.... You have managed to confirm your bias, therefore I don't know what you are complaining about. The last time I installed Linux I did the following: 1. download one of the major distributio...
by Volker Pittlik
Thu May 31, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Thomas, don't go!
Replies: 37
Views: 15941

Re: Go Quickly and Quietly.....Shut the door after you......

Alessandro Scotti wrote:...
Of course he has to hit harder!
by Volker Pittlik
Sat May 12, 2007 3:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: My review of Strelka Code
Replies: 91
Views: 63878

Re: My review of Strelka Code

The code that was passed on to me plays the same as the released binary. It is original work and not a clone. ... This are very good news. From my point of view this ends the dispute now. I was also distrustful and have to admit that I was totally wrong. If he reads it I hope the author accepts my ...
by Volker Pittlik
Fri May 11, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strelka again
Replies: 46
Views: 21980

Re: Strelka again

Sergei Markoff wrote:I have sent messages to Bryan Hoffmann and Dann Corbit offering them to be the experts. Yury Osipov give me a permission...
I think that is the best you can do. If one of them accepts I guess this will decide and end this discussion.

Volker
by Volker Pittlik
Thu May 10, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To put everything into place with Strelka
Replies: 91
Views: 51547

Re: To put everything into place with Strelka

... I think it's possible to find other bitboard engines with similar behavior. Probably it caused by the specific of board representation and move stuff.... Crafty does not fail: Crafty v20.14 (1 cpus) White(1): setboard rnbkkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBKKBNR w KQkq - 0 1 ... ...
by Volker Pittlik
Thu May 10, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To put everything into place with Strelka
Replies: 91
Views: 51547

Re: To put everything into place with Strelka

... what Dann would need. That decision would be final were it to transpire. ... I don't care much about Dann's, Sergei's or whose opinion ever in this case. You have shown that both programs show an identical characteristical behavior under uncovering conditions. (They have at least one identical ...
by Volker Pittlik
Tue May 08, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scid 3.6.14 released
Replies: 12
Views: 6325

Re: Scid 3.6.14 released

pgeorges wrote:Hi,

I released Scid 3.6.14 at http://prolinux.free.fr/scid/index.html
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Thank you.

Do you have any plans to enable Scid to handle Fischer Random Chess?

Volker