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Old 03-11-2012, 05:54 PM   #1
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What is the best Linux distro for using World of Warcraft?


Hello I'm new to linux. I love the apple OS and would like to get the same on my new win 7 computer.
I will be installing linux and would like to use World of warcraft to avoid the defragmentation caused by WoW. Which distro would be the best for WoW? I've read mandriva is really good as well as mint and ubuntu for the new user. Any suggestions?
 
Old 03-11-2012, 08:24 PM   #2
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I can't comment on WoW, but I can say you don't need to worry about defragmentation on Linux. Linux files systems manage to keep the amount of fragmentation well under control.

That doesn't mean you won't ever see any fragmentation on a Linux partition; you will. It just never becomes a large enough issue to worry about.
 
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:13 AM   #3
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Use WINE for running this game. It runs better on WINE. And there is no need of defragmentation on linux.
 
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:48 AM   #4
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Hey rumble,

did you try running that game using WINE?
 
Old 03-16-2012, 04:32 PM   #5
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Yes, but

There is a new problem...lol... It seems the game starts like normal from the start window, but it vanishes and nothing happens.
What little I can find states I need to find the right exe. file and copy it to wow or Wine 1.3 is buggy. Most of what I find says its wine and to uninstall and install 1.4. Never worked command line till installing wine this should be interesting.

Last edited by rumble; 03-16-2012 at 04:33 PM. Reason: bad grammer/punctuation at best
 
Old 03-17-2012, 01:06 AM   #6
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WINE may work just fine...however Win 7 actually does very good preventing fragmentation issues (not to be a Windows supporter), but I play WoW on my Win 7 box and have never had any issues at all.
 
  


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