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       AisleRiot  - a collection of card games which are easy to play with the
       aid of a mouse.


       sol [options]


       This  manual  page  documents  briefly  the  sol  command.   For   more
       information, please refer to the excellent GNOME help for AisleRiot

       AisleRiot  (also  known  as  Solitaire  or sol) is a collection of card
       games which are easy to play with the aid of a mouse.   The  rules  for
       the  games  have  been  coded  for your pleasure in the GNOME scripting
       language (Scheme). It is part of the gnome-games package.

       The following games can be selected from  within  the  program,  or  by
       using a command line switch:

              Peek,  Auld  Lang  Syne,  Fortunes, Seahaven, King Albert, First
              Law, Straight Up, Jumbo,  Accordion,  Ten  Across,  Plait,  Lady
              Jane,  Gypsy,  Neighbor,  Jamestown,  Osmosis,  Kings  Audience,
              Glenwood, Gay Gordons, Monte Carlo, Kansas,  Camelot,  Fourteen,
              Scorpion,  Isabel,  Escalator,  Agnes,  Bristol,  Quatorze, Bear
              River, Gold  Mine,  Athena,  Spiderette,  Chessboard,  Backbone,
              Yukon,  Union  Square, Eight Off, Napoleons Tomb, Forty Thieves,
              Streets And Alleys, Maze,  Clock,  Pileon,  Canfield,  Thirteen,
              Bakers  Game,  Triple  Peaks,  Easthaven,  Terrace,  Aunt  Mary,
              Carpet, Sir Tommy,  Diamond  Mine,  Yield,  Labyrinth,  Thieves,
              Saratoga, Cruel, Block Ten, Will O The Wisp, Odessa, Eagle Wing,
              Treize, Zebra, Cover, Elevator, Fortress, Giant,  Spider,  Gaps,
              Bakers Dozen, Whitehead, Freecell, Helsinki, Spider Three Decks,
              Scuffle, Poker, Klondike Three  Decks,  Valentine,  Royal  East,
              Thumb  And Pouch, Klondike, Doublets, Template, Golf, Westhaven,
              Beleaguered Castle, Hopscotch


       AisleRiot accepts the following options, besides the  usual  Gtk+/GNOME

       -v, --variation=NAME
              Select the game to play

              X display to use


       This text is taken verbatim from the AisleRiot Manual V2.12.

       Moving  the  cards  is  reasonably  obvious. Assuming you have a right-
       handed mouse, left-click on a card and drag it somewhere.  Release  the
       mouse button to deposit the card.

       If  a  card  can be moved to the foundation(s), you do not need to drag
       it. You can double-click on it and it will move. If a sequence of cards
       can be moved to the foundations, you can generally move the sequence as
       one move.

       Double clicking a card will  send  it  to  a  foundation,  if  that  is
       possible.  This is useful for cleaning up large numbers of cards at the
       end of a successful game.

       In games which have a stock pile you can redeal it by clicking  on  the
       empty  space  where  it  was. Be warned that some games only let you do
       this a limited number of time. Watch for the Redeals  Left  message  at
       the bottom of the window.

       A  useful tip to know is that right-clicking on a face-up card which is
       partially obscured by a card laid over it will raise it so that you can
       see what it is.

       There  is  an alternative way to move cards. By selecting Click to move
       from the Control menu you can click once to pick up  a  card  and  then
       click  again to place it.  This can be faster than dragging and will be
       easier on your hand since you  don't  have  to  hold  the  mouse  down.
       However, it may take a while to get used to.

       Some  games  have  options  to  change  the way the game is played. For
       example Klondike can be played with either single card deals or  three-
       card  deals.  In  these  games there is a separate menu with the game's
       name. You can only change the rules of the game at the beginning of the
       game -- the menu will be inactive during the game.

       Statistics on how well you have done at a particular game are available
       by selecting Statistics from  the  Game  menu.  Only  games  where  you
       actually  start  moving  cards are counted. The statistics are here for
       your own enjoyment, there are numerous ways to cheat and it  is  unwise
       to make comparisons.



       This     manual     page     was     written    by    Martin    Ferrari
       <>, for the Debian system (but may be  used  by
       others).   You  can find the list of authors and more information about
       AisleRiot in /usr/share/doc/gnome-games.