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I am new to this whole Linux thing, which distro should I install for gaming. I will be using WINE and CS:S mostly.
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Stick to XP if you are looking for maximum compatibility and stability. Otherwise, Ubuntu 7.10 has worked for me in the past pretty well. Not as good as XP though.
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Ok, btw, I mispelled Linux, my bad.
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You're probably going to get mad at Linux if you try gaming with it and hate it forever... lol

But if you must, I recommend either Mint or Suse. Fedora and Sabayon wouldn't do gaming for me on any computer for some reason, even with the graphic drivers installed.
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I do not think any OS is pretty specific towards gaming. Everything worked nearly the same for me (Open Suse, Fedora Core, Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Zen Walk, Gentoo). Pick whatever you think will suit your learning curve. If you want to learn a lot, go for Gentoo or Slack, if you are lazy, go Ubuntu or even Fedora Core.
    
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I do not think any OS is pretty specific towards gaming. Everything worked nearly the same for me (Open Suse, Fedora Core, Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Zen Walk, Gentoo). Pick whatever you think will suit your learning curve. If you want to learn a lot, go for Gentoo or Slack, if you are lazy, go Ubuntu or even Fedora Core.
I agree with everything Wheezy said. (Except I remove Gentoo and substitute Arch )
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