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unimatrix

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Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« on: July 04, 2008, 04:13:09 AM »
It is really disappointing that such a great piece of software is limited to the biggest crap of an operating system.

So when do you plan to make the versions for Linux and Mac?
« Last Edit: July 04, 2008, 04:16:03 AM by unimatrix »

Dan Dixon

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2008, 01:51:51 AM »
This project originally began as something I was creating for my own enjoyment and so the need to run on multiple operating systems simply wasn't a consideration.

I'm sorry that I'm only offering Universe Sandbox for Windows. Unfortunately without a serious influx of funding it's just not going to happen. Do you know any investors? :)



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A Mac version of Universe Sandbox is now in development and will be released sometime this year (2012). We don't yet have a more specific date. We expect it will be released simultaneously with a major update in the works for the Windows version.
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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2008, 11:37:12 AM »
It is really disappointing that such a great piece of software is limited to the biggest crap of an operating system.
So when do you plan to make the versions for Linux and Mac?

 :o
What are you talking about!?

babooom

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2008, 02:30:25 PM »
here's one i made last year that compiles on linux, windows, and mac...

required irrlicht 3d engine, you may fork this if you'd like to make it bettar

svn checkout http://gravsim420.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ gravsim420-read-only

*and it IS unfortunate, i wanted to try this...maybe ill try it with Wine-1.0
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DelfinoM

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2008, 07:57:29 PM »
**oh wow, required .net LOL...what a joke
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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2008, 09:26:13 PM »
baboom
Thanks for sharing your project.

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2008, 04:53:30 PM »
Can someone please compile the gravsim420 for windows and post the exe.

My free version of C Studio ran out, and I'd like to check it out.

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2009, 09:45:03 PM »
My friend really wants this and has only MAc.

kafkascod

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2010, 05:31:19 AM »
Can't express how disappointed I am this isn't available on mac, looks superb  :'(

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2010, 01:11:24 PM »
Haven't tried it, as I run XP via Bootcamp, but for the OS X users out there, have you tried running it via Wine?

Soloman

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2011, 09:47:44 AM »
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What are you talking about!?

Clearly they are talking about the worst OS in the world. aka windows/micro$oft.

Seriously a shame that this is only for windows.
It's Probably one of the best, coolest softwares of its kind..
Yet it only runs on a crap operating system.

Sad.

Soloman

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Re: Where are the Linux and Mac versions?
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2011, 09:30:25 PM »
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What are you talking about!?

Clearly they are talking about the worst OS in the world. aka windows/micro$oft.

Seriously a shame that this is only for windows.
It's Probably one of the best, coolest softwares of its kind..
Yet it only runs on a crap operating system.

Sad.

But as a side note..
"Universe Sandbox" is the ONLY software Ive ever seen that made me wish I still had a copy of windows somewhere.

I know your intentions are good, Dan,
But it really is unfair to have something so awesome.. only go to the users of one OS.

Not everyone in the world uses windows, you know?
and many, many astronomers do not use windows at all.

Really though...
It's got to be good if it makes me contemplate acquiring a version of windows just to run/try it..
and honestly... I dislike MS/windows more than I do most things.  :o

Please..
Think about everyone..
Not just windows users , most of which who no next to nothing about computers.