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DGL - Dmenu Game Launcher

Use dmenu to launch your games

Installation

To install use this command with root privileges:

$ make install

Uninstalation

To uninstall use this command with root privileges:

$ make uninstall

Arch Linux

Arch Linux users can take advantage of this AUR

Usage

Bind dgl command to keystroke of your choosing or run it directly from dmenu

Edit menu

To enter edit menu type in terminal dgl -e It will print out menu:

What do you want to do?
[1] Add new entry
[2] Edit existing entry
[3] Delete entry
[4] List titles
Action [1-4]:

Adding entry *

When adding entry you must provide:

  1. Title
  2. Type of game
  3. Patch/command

There are three types of games:

  • dos (uses DOSBox to launch DOS games)
  • wine (uses Wine to launch Windows games)
  • regular (games which natively run on Linux)

For dos and wine you need to provide path to executable (.exe), e.g.:

$HOME/games/DOS/Wolfenstein_3D/start.EXE

For regular you need to provide command to run game, e.g.:

minecraft-launcher

* You can also manually edit $XDG_DATA_HOME/dgl/games.json file

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