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I've been given an assignment to get a chess application to play between two computers running Linux Mint, through a network hub but without internet.

Could someone explain the process, and if there is no such chess application, could you provide a similar one? I'd need to put it on removable media (thumb drive, CD, etc.) to put it onto both computers. Then I need to make the computers be able to interact with each other through the network hub/router but it won't be connected to the internet.

Thanks in advance!

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did you look in the software repository? – Keltari Nov 4 '13 at 17:28
@Keltari No, I haven't. Am I missing something? – Timtech Nov 4 '13 at 22:49

Look for the Synaptic Package Manager in the menu system. There, most likely under games, you will find lots of chess applications.

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I can't until Wednesday (no school for me tomorrow), but are these chess applications multiplayer? And could you explain how they will communicate through a network without internet? – Timtech Nov 4 '13 at 23:36

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