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Old 04-09-2007, 11:11 PM   #1
jimmierock
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Wanting to trying linux *again*


I am just wondering whats a good newbie friendly linux to start off with thats compatiable with Intel Graphic Cards (Intel(R)82865G Graphic Controller). Is also compatiable with games, i am looking for a linux able to run World of Warcraft and games as such. Thanks alot.
 
Old 04-09-2007, 11:34 PM   #2
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According to Intel, Any Linux distro will support that card, but if Windows games are your main consideration, my recomendation would be to stick with Windows.
 
Old 04-10-2007, 04:03 PM   #3
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Ubuntu is a pretty newbie-friendly distro. Check the Wine Application Database to see if Wine will run World of Warcraft, I seem to remember it will but I don't remember. To be honest, I second the advice of rickh though, if you want games then Windows is probably best. I have a few games running through Wine acceptably (Namely Red Alert 2 and Pharaoh), but thats about it.
 
Old 04-10-2007, 04:30 PM   #4
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yea i think i will just stick to windows for now.
 
Old 04-10-2007, 09:17 PM   #5
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Wow, i have just tried the Live CD for Unbuntu, and is just working amazingly. Resolutiong and everything working perfectly, i get more ususage than windows tho, but i guess thats due to the live Cd and is only 10mb more. But i have 1 problem i cant access my Windows parition i want to try out if wine works out fine on live cd, how would i enable my adminstration over my windows paritions? i have accounts on my windows would that be affecting it? how would i disable or bypass it to access my drive? thanks alot. and for some reason my Gaim messenger wont work. i get some disconnect error after it authenciates. My firefox also wont load Hotmail or anything. except some forums like this.

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