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Gaming Distribution? Which schould i take


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#1 Pajajn

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 08:46 AM

Im currently a W7 64bit user and was before that XP for a long time. But i wanna change to something small and tiny just for gaming purpose and wonder which OS i schould take? 

is there any small Linux os that works very good for gaming like HL engine , counter-strike , BF3 and such games that is very  fast and tiny = not much services running etc i just need a browser and games / internet and a place to save some docs 

thanks everyone  :bananas:



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Posted 13 April 2013 - 09:42 AM

Game related links:

 

WineHQ - Wine Application Database

Steam for Linux

News - Steam for Linux Now Available   

 

Games for Ubuntu Linux


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Posted 13 April 2013 - 02:29 PM

I think i will try 

Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" - Cinnamon (64-bit)

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 03:11 PM

If you are new to Linux it is best to try it first before installing....run as Live.

The Live CD/ DVD/ Flash drive will only use the RAM and not write to the HDD.

That will allow you to find out if your computer and you are compatible with Linux.


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A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”


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Posted 13 April 2013 - 07:16 PM

I hope this helps:

 

Gaming on Linux: A Guide for Sane People with Limited Patience.


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