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Review: Supreme Super Gamer LiveDVD

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For the first time ever, Super Gamer has released a full sized dual layer dvd version of their much loved Linux gaming distro. So instead of just 4.7 gigs worth of games, you get the full 8.5gb of gaming madness! But despite this new bonus feature, is Supreme Super Gamer worth having? Let's see.

Supreme Super Gamer is built on XFCE 4.4.1, Xorg 7.4, Kernel 2.6.30 and, interestingly enough, 3 different FOSS licenses. Namely the BSDL, LGPL, and GPL. Another advantage of the design of Supreme Super Gamer is the fact that it's also a fully working Slackware based desktop OS as well. So if you want to install this distribution to your hard drive, you can. You can even install this to a usb pen drive, although you'll need an appropriately sized drive or flash card (10gb or larger. 8gb is just a hair too small).

As for the list of applications included, it's got a pretty standard compliment of programs, including K3b, Gimp, Mplayer, Xine, XMMS (so you can jam to your tunes while gaming), Limewire (yes, you can pirate too while gaming. Although you wouldn't really do that, now would you? ), Xchat, Firefox, Open Office (yes, OO is here too!) and many more.

It's also got good wireless support (saw my Atheros card immediately and got it working without any fuss at all!), and has some pretty darned good response speed for a LiveDVD. Of course, by now you're likely chomping at the bit asking, "So what about the games?"

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(my article on SG)




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