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Is it good for gaming? is it stable? is it worth getting?
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Is it good for gaming? is it stable? is it worth getting?
For gaming, not really. XP smokes Ubuntu in gaming because the only really good games are played via Windows emulator anyway.
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For gaming, not really. XP smokes Ubuntu in gaming because the only really good games are played via Windows emulator anyway.
Agreed. Anything else though I prefer Ubuntu. It can take some time to set up but once you have it's great!

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There are plenty of games for Linux. You may not like them though. However, it's not like Windows games deserve an Oscar either.
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Is it good for gaming? is it stable? is it worth getting?
Good for gaming: No
Stable: Very stable. In fact, it is not too uncommon for any Linux OS to go years without ever needing a reboot.
Worth getting: What do you have to lose? It costs nothing. It takes time to learn, yes... but it's definitely worth a try.

For a while I was dual-booting with Ubuntu and XP (for gaming). I switched to Vista because I still wanted something different from XP but didn't like switching between operating systems just to do different tasks.

However, now I can't play BF2 or 2142 until I get more ram...
    
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