Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Gaming on Ubuntu Linux

Filed under

After my last few articles on how to connect Ubuntu Linux to network shares and a network printer, I want to have a look at some of the more fun aspects of Ubuntu Linux. I thought this was appropriate at the moment, so...let the games begin!

I have been writing these articles in the spirit of helping and showing people who may been looking to move from Windows to Linux, that it is not all daunting and difficult to get things done in Linux.

Whilst I have had successfully "made the move" to Linux, I have to confess that I don't know much about gaming. My laptop doesn't have a dedicated graphics card and my PC is pretty low specced too with an onboard grahics card. In fact none of the hardware that I have, or have had for the last few years, has been capable of playing anything even moderately recent. So I haven't really got into gaming.

Saying that, now that I have access to a vast array of free to install Linux games, I have had a bit of a play around! This article is no longer what I know off the top of my head, actual research has gone into it!

More Here

More in Tux Machines

Curious about Linux? Try Linux Desktop on the Cloud

Linux maintains a very small market share as a desktop operating system. Current surveys estimate its share to be a mere 2%; contrast that with the various strains (no pun intended) of Windows which total nearly 90% of the desktop market. For Linux to challenge Microsoft's monopoly on the desktop, there needs to be a simple way of learning about this different operating system. And it would be naive to believe a typical Windows user is going to buy a second machine, tinker with partitioning a hard disk to set up a multi-boot system, or just jump ship to Linux without an easy way back. Read more