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Spielen unter Linux: Die große Gaming-FAQ aus der Community

Gaming on Linux: The Big Gaming FAQ from the Community

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Gamers who want to switch to Linux face a multitude of questions. What distro should serve as a starting point for “playing under Linux”? What exactly is wine? What exactly does Proton do? What tools are needed? A large number of gaming FAQs from the ComputerBase forum community are now creating answers.

In his detailed “Gaming FAQ” reader article in the “Linux” subforum, ComputerBase reader “Kaito Kariheddo” answers all the relevant questions that inevitably arise when Linux is considered a serious gaming platform for today’s games.

Below I would like to give an overview of the most common questions that arise regarding gaming on Linux. I also look forward to feedback and am happy to add more questions to the FAQ.

Kaito Kariheddo, Community Member

The reader’s article, which will be expanded to include more categories in the future, answers the following elementary questions on the subject of “gaming on Linux”:

  • How do I know which games run on Linux?
  • How do I get the different games to work?
  • Do you need special tools to play on Linux?
  • What exactly is needed to play on Linux?
  • How can I improve performance on Linux?
  • How can I display FPS in games?
  • What distro do I use to play?
  • What exactly does Proton do on Steam?
  • What is wine anyway?

Comments expressly desired

Questions and suggestions, as well as praise and criticism of the reader’s article in the comments to this message and in the forum are, as always, expressly welcome.

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