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Old 02-29-2012, 03:26 PM   #1
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Which 32 bit distro w/support?


Can someone post a link to the best 32 bit distro that still has active support? I'm trying to run a older game and server.

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Old 02-29-2012, 03:52 PM   #2
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Hi ou8it,

Welcome to LQ!!!

Which distro to use is your choice. Here is the link where you can find information on all distrubtions and if they have active support or not: http://distrowatch.com/
 
Old 02-29-2012, 04:22 PM   #3
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Can someone post a link to the best 32 bit distro
'best' is entirely subjective. If you ask 10 Linux users which is the best distro you're liable to get 15 answers


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I'm trying to run a older game and server.
Maybe if you said which game it is you might get more useful answers.

Last edited by arizonagroovejet; 02-29-2012 at 04:23 PM. Reason: s/you'll/you're/
 
Old 02-29-2012, 04:24 PM   #4
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By "active support" do you mean you pay someone money, and then they are available to answer your questions? The leader in that kind of thing is Red Hat: http://redhat.com

On the other hand if you mean "which distros will run on 32-bit hardware" to be honest, all of them. I can't think of a single distro that is 64-bit exclusively.
 
Old 02-29-2012, 06:33 PM   #5
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I should give you some background on what I have done so far. The game I run (Think Tanks) dedicated servers on is a discontinued game. We still have a active community and a secondary master server to backup the on / off original master server.

I tried the newest Ubuntu and was unable to run my dedicated server or play the game on Windows 7 Pentium Duel core 2.8 ghz . I installed my old version of Ubuntu (which currently is installed on a xp machine and works fine for hosting and playing)on the newer Win 7 pc and am able to host but not play.

See the following thread for more info:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...80#post4582580

I can send this game to anyone to test with. I don't care much which distro, I just want to be able to run the server/servers and be able to play the game.

Thanks
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Old 03-01-2012, 02:57 PM   #6
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Going to try Linux Mint. Does this install with a boot loader like Ubuntu?
 
Old 03-01-2012, 03:27 PM   #7
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Going to try Linux Mint. Does this install with a boot loader like Ubuntu?
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