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;How-to open the internet
 
;How-to open the internet
 
#[[HardwareNetwork|Check that your device/computer is registered on the campus network]].
 
#[[HardwareNetwork|Check that your device/computer is registered on the campus network]].
#When on-campus, click on: '''https://inetkey.sun.ac.za'''
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#When on-campus, click on: '''https://inetkey.sun.ac.za''' and read the website instructions.
#Firefox will start and connect to the website.
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#'''<u><font color="red">OR</font></u>''' you can install  http://support.sun.ac.za/Inetkey/InetKeyforLinux
#Read the website instructions.
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#'''<u><font color="red">OR</font></u>''' you can install '''[[Internet/Pynetkey|Pynetkey]]'''.
#'''<u><font color="red">OR</font></u>''' you can simply install '''[[Internet/Pynetkey|Pynetkey]]'''.
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;Install social media software
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*[http://meetfranz.com/ Meetfranz]
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*[http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2016/06/install-whatsapp-desktop-app-whatise-in-ubuntu-16-04/ Whatsapp]
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*[https://messengerfordesktop.com/ Facebook Messenger]
 
;Install other internet browsers by clicking on the links below
 
;Install other internet browsers by clicking on the links below
*[http://www.google.com/chrome Google Chrome]
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*[https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/ Chrome] or [apt://chromium-browser Chromium]
 
*[http://www.opera.com/browser/download Opera]
 
*[http://www.opera.com/browser/download Opera]
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Please read this if using Ubuntu 16.04 desktop.<br>
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http://askubuntu.com/questions/766725/annoying-flickering-in-16-04-lts-chrome
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;[[VPN|VPN]] Access
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Once you have an internet connection at home/hostel, you can [[VPN|VPN]] to the campus by following the instructions below;
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*'''[[VPN|Click here]]''' to make a VPN connection from off-campus.
 
;Other internet connections
 
;Other internet connections
 
*'''[[Wifi|Click here]]''' to make a campus wireless Wifi internet connection.
 
*'''[[Wifi|Click here]]''' to make a campus wireless Wifi internet connection.
 
*'''[[ADSL Telkom|Click here]]''' to make a high speed broadband wired ADSL Telkom internet connection.
 
*'''[[ADSL Telkom|Click here]]''' to make a high speed broadband wired ADSL Telkom internet connection.
 
*'''[http://help.ubuntu.com/community/MobileWirelessBroadband Click here]'''  to make a wireless mobile device 3G internet connection.
 
*'''[http://help.ubuntu.com/community/MobileWirelessBroadband Click here]'''  to make a wireless mobile device 3G internet connection.
;Links
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;Further Help Links
 
*https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/ChromiumBrowserVsGoogleChrome
 
*https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/ChromiumBrowserVsGoogleChrome
 
*http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/Internet
 
*http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/Internet
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*http://www.tricksuniversity.in/2015/09/unblock-all-website-trick-college-office-country.html
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;Internet IPV4 vs IPV6
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*https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aor29pGhlFE
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;Game Websites
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*https://www.gamingonlinux.com
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;Game Shops
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*https://www.humblebundle.com
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*http://store.steampowered.com
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*http://blizzard.com
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*http://www.feralinteractive.com/en/linux-games
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;Popular Games
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*X-Plane - http://www.x-plane.com
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*Sauerbraten - http://sauerbraten.org
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*Team Fortress - http://www.teamfortress.com
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*Enemy Territory - Legacy - https://www.etlegacy.com
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Eclipse Red Eclipse] - http://redeclipse.net
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_Terror Urban Terror] - http://www.urbanterror.info
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AssaultCube Assault Cube] - http://assault.cubers.net
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/0_A.D._(video_game) 0 AD] - http://play0ad.com
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;Game Servers
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* https://www.gametracker.com
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;Game Links
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* https://steamdb.info/linux
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_gaming
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_games
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_game_engines
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open-source_video_games
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_freeware_first-person_shooters
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Source_engine_mods
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_games_derived_from_modifications
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*http://www.linuxandubuntu.com/home/how-to-play-your-childhood-nintendo-games-in-linux
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*https://itsfoss.com/best-linux-games
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;Game Tips
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To get old games working in Wine, type the following in a terminal;
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sudo apt-get install winetricks
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sudo winetricks directx9
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[[Category:Help]]
 
[[Category:Help]]
 
[[Category:Internet]]
 
[[Category:Internet]]
 
[[Category:Network]]
 
[[Category:Network]]

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How-to open the internet
  1. Check that your device/computer is registered on the campus network.
  2. When on-campus, click on: https://inetkey.sun.ac.za and read the website instructions.
  3. OR you can install http://support.sun.ac.za/Inetkey/InetKeyforLinux
  4. OR you can install Pynetkey.
Install social media software
Install other internet browsers by clicking on the links below

Please read this if using Ubuntu 16.04 desktop.
http://askubuntu.com/questions/766725/annoying-flickering-in-16-04-lts-chrome

VPN Access

Once you have an internet connection at home/hostel, you can VPN to the campus by following the instructions below;

  • Click here to make a VPN connection from off-campus.
Other internet connections
  • Click here to make a campus wireless Wifi internet connection.
  • Click here to make a high speed broadband wired ADSL Telkom internet connection.
  • Click here to make a wireless mobile device 3G internet connection.
Further Help Links
Internet IPV4 vs IPV6


Game Websites
Game Shops
Popular Games
Game Servers
Game Links
Game Tips

To get old games working in Wine, type the following in a terminal;

sudo apt-get install winetricks
sudo winetricks directx9