Ubuntu and Gaming

John Anderson sontek at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 15:41:20 GMT 2007

On 2/14/07, jd <xenoalien at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Ubuntu Utah,
> Hey I live in Utah and decided you guys would be a good resource for
> answers to my questions. I switched over to Ubuntu and found it to be a very
> good OS. But there was one complaint. The gaming was extremely poor and I
> was forced to go back to windows.

What does extremely poor mean?  Do you have glx support enabled for your
video card?

I tried Cedega but it was junk. I wasn't able to play the games I had. If
> you guys could help me figure out how to install and play games like Tom
> Clancy's Rogue Spear, or Half Life 2 that would be great!

Here is a tutorial on getting steam setup in linux


I wish that Wine was able to work with all windows games. If it could play
> all windows games, I would no doubt recommend this OS to all my friends due
> to it being open source and highly secure.

Most games are playable in Linux, Look at linux-gamers.net and you'll find a
lot of great information.

> -xeno
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