Looking into using linux - Dont know how, need help

By jamespoacher
Apr 7, 2006
  1. well, i've been using windows for a while now so im looking for a change.

    i've tried linux in the past but havnt got anywhere with it so i am looking for some help getting my self going

    can anyone help?

    What would i need?
    can you play games on linux?
    will wine let me play games on linux?
    some good programs
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Peddant`s links -

    Choosing your distro - http://eedok.voidofmind.com/linux/chooser.html

    Beginners guide with white background - http://www.linux.ie/newusers/beginners-linux-guide/

    Beginners guide with black background - http://www.linuxlots.com/~jam/

    Interesting thread on games - http://www.digg.com/linux_unix/Next-Gen_Linux_Game_Roundup

    The philosophy of Linux (interesting,but optional) - http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
    In brief,it`s not like Windows, there is a learning curve,but it`s better when you get there.
  3. jamespoacher

    jamespoacher TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks m8 :)
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