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Old 05-26-2004, 11:10 AM   #1
BenHart
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Question Best Win app compatible distro????


I am wondering whats the best overall distro for both wine and samba integration out of the box?

I have some experience with Mandrake and RH9...but I've heard good things about Xandros..and Lindows is out of the question until they release a few more revisions.

I know there's alot of *nix gurus here so I'm calling you guys help on this.

Im just looking for something to run at the house where I mainly game....MoH, Quake, Unreal, CoD...those sort of games.

THANKS!!!!!
 
Old 05-26-2004, 11:38 AM   #2
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I've used Xandros and it's great. You can play Quake and unreal and use microsoft word 97/2000
 
Old 05-26-2004, 11:40 AM   #3
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what about anyhting like the dependancy issues ive heard about? is it hard to get kernal updates for xandros? or maybe an alternative to their "update" service?
 
Old 05-26-2004, 02:02 PM   #4
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my .2cents...

Pick a free distro (i tend to recommend mandrake to newbies, and I use it on my laptop), if you need ms office etc.. go http://www.codeweavers.com and buy crossover plugin.. its 40 bucks and worth it if you need MS Office.

All the games you listed have linux ports (maybe not CoD cause i have no idea what it is).

Last edited by trey85stang; 05-26-2004 at 02:03 PM.
 
Old 05-26-2004, 02:06 PM   #5
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Yes I had tried the drake before and did like it....but Im wanting to go a little different this time. I've never heard of crossover until now, thatnks for the link.
 
  


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