Linux is a great platform. Its much more stable and secure than windows could ever be. The problem is that I am addicted to games ( StarCraft, WarCraft, and just about any modification of half-life.) When i had windows, I could get any game i wanted up and running in a matter of minutes (plus the download time
.) With linux, this is not so. I admit i am a complete newbie at linux, and just now i was thinking about how to install a binary package ( *hint hint* put directions for that too please
.) I use Redhat 9 myself, on a machine optimized for Win XP. So it came with Win XP. Then it crashed. Proceed with linux. No games!? Oh no! So i come to you. I have been thinking about getting Win XP for myself for Christmas, then either giving linux the boot (horrible thought), or dual booting Win XP and Linux. Or just stick with linux, and try to get all the freeware games i can, learn about it, try and become at least a semi-expert (i.e. learn how to run the binary thing), and finally be able to do just about what i want on Linux, as i have before on XP. All in all, i just want at least my starcraft back, and maybe even my mods for counterstrike, but i just want gaming bliss on a linux machine. Is that so much to ask?(probably is.)
B.T.W. sorry for posting this in linux general. It might be more appropriate in the games section. But it is kind of split in the middle so i will let someone else decide.