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Old 06-29-2005, 03:25 PM   #1
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Question Good Linux Distros for Gaming and Emulation

I'm upgrading my computer and looking for a linux distro with good hardware compatibility for running games, emulators, and wine. Right now im on Fedora 3 with a custom kernel.

My new hardware is gonna be:
AMD ATHLON 64 3000+
SOLTEK MOBO w/ Nvidia Nforce 250
ATI RADEON 9600 256 mb

Also, good x86_64 compatibility and packages would be nice

I was looking at Fedora 4, but I wanted to try something new.
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debian has an AMD64 branch... I never tried it but heard it's good :-)
about hardware compatibility all distro are pretty similar... can be easier to setup on some that's it :-)
Good luck!
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