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Depends, what I play is compatible with MacOS. Mostly emulators and War Thunder.
I would have loved for it to work on my notebook, but Realtek is a no go on them...
 
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If playonlinux is your thing, try winehq stable. Although not sure about android. I can run a lot of games with just winetricks. Jeez, I forget, android and mac, which are both unix based, can't
do anything compared to linux or ug bsd....
 
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Depends, what I play is compatible with MacOS. Mostly emulators and War Thunder.
I would have loved for it to work on my notebook, but Realtek is a no go on them...
which adapter? they are buggy but i have gotten some to work. very limited os though which is why its so good.

If playonlinux is your thing, try winehq stable. Although not sure about android. I can run a lot of games with just winetricks. Jeez, I forget, android and mac, which are both unix based, can't
do anything compared to linux or ug bsd....
yea i love winetricks but it can be a pain sometimes however i will say it gets most things right on its own.
 
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The only thing not possible on a mac is gaming.
Let's be fair, there is a respectable level of gaming for MacOS. Nothing comparable to Windows but still decent. GOG has a ton of MacOS games.

Jeez, I forget, android iOS and mac, which are both unix based
Fixed that for you. Android is Linux based.
 
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which adapter? they are buggy but i have gotten some to work. very limited os though which is why its so good.
M.2 Realtek wifi chips are not compatible.
 
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i wouldn't know about the m.2 ones as i only used the usb ones when troubleshooting my atheros back before everyone learned the workaround for renaming the killer to prior versions of the chips.
 
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Here's Ubuntu about to run some flight sims.. windows ones... starting to program my js at this point
 
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is that lts or 17.10? I never seem to use the lts versions
 
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That's 17.10.1. I may go to 18.04 when final, but only for the new stuff, then back to this channel.
 
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That's 17.10.1. I may go to 18.04 when final, but only for the new stuff, then back to this channel.
lol thats pretty much the same here. I just got a thinkpad w530 so i think i will go LTS till 19.10

EDIT: installing 16.04 LTS now as I have 4TB hdd in this lappy I might as well see if i like the lts and make it one of the many os'es.
 
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Just installed and ran the new World of Tanks HD version 1.0. Much better graphics and physics. And runs great under wine!
 

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Well, in the end, Ubuntu won. Today I wiped out my last install of Win7 to replace it with an Ubuntu 18.04 Lts beta install. A multiboot of 3 installs of Ubuntu. No more windows for me. Started off with dos 3.0 in I think 1989ish.
Went through win3, 95, 98, 2000, xp,7.... Done. Can't and won't do win10, just horrific.
 

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Well, in the end, Ubuntu won. Today I wiped out my last install of Win7 to replace it with an Ubuntu 18.04 Lts beta install. A multiboot of 3 installs of Ubuntu. No more windows for me. Started off with dos 3.0 in I think 1989ish.
Went through win3, 95, 98, 2000, xp,7.... Done. Can't and won't do win10, just horrific.
good on you man! I use all types of OSs from my macbook to my linux and unix servers to my windows machine. and while I skate across them all for work and study I get it can be hard to adjust and you've done something not alot of people can bring themselves to do!
 

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Well, in the end, Ubuntu won. Today I wiped out my last install of Win7 to replace it with an Ubuntu 18.04 Lts beta install. A multiboot of 3 installs of Ubuntu. No more windows for me. Started off with dos 3.0 in I think 1989ish.
Went through win3, 95, 98, 2000, xp,7.... Done. Can't and won't do win10, just horrific.
Try W10 LTSB, @lexluthermiester suggested it to me, I may give it a shot next year after an upgrade of my sig rig.
 
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Have LTSB on a remote server I manage down in the States... but I will never put windows back on my own computer. Linux is far more powerful, is free, and does not intrude on your privacy. And I can make it do anything I could do under windows now. I understand wine, and can run all my windows apps that I need. Screw gates, and the nsa.
 
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Can't and won't do win10, just horrific.
I feel you man! Win10 is a sad shadow of what Windows could have been and what it once was..

Personally prefer Mint. The UI, options and "feel" are more my style.
 
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LTSB is a lot more easy to tolerate than vanilla Windows 10. No Cortana/Edge/Store, telemetry can be disabled (it's an enterprise version), no "metro" apps, old calculator, a lot lighter on resources... It's my main OS for gaming on the PC, but I keep a distro on the notebook.
Windows 7 is a bit of a pain to install on modern motherboards.
 
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LTSB is a lot more easy to tolerate than vanilla Windows 10. No Cortana/Edge/Store, telemetry can be disabled (it's an enterprise version), no "metro" apps, old calculator, a lot lighter on resources... It's my main OS for gaming on the PC, but I keep a distro on the notebook.
Windows 7 is a bit of a pain to install on modern motherboards.
I had no idea there was such a thing. That's all I really care to do myself these days.. gaming. I would browse the web too, but that's no prob to install something.

I wish MS actually just made a gaming OS for the PC. Don't shoot, but I wouldn't mind it looking like the Xbox either :D
 
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Oh my, eidairaman1 and GoldenX! You saved my day. Thank you very much! I never knew about it. Windows 10 LTSB (enterprise version) it is.
 
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What I regularely use is Windows 7 on my home machines, Win10 on the work machine and laptop, Windows Server 2012 on one server machine and Linux Ubuntu on other ...
 
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Oh my, eidairaman1 and GoldenX! You savde my day. Thank you very much! I never knew about it. Windows 10 LTSB (enterprise version) it is.
Remember to activate the old windows photo viewer, else you will be using paint to open jpegs.
 
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Heh, my desktop is becoming more windows apps than linux. I'm now the maintainer for 3 windows apps in winehq. Wine 3.7 devel and staging are now available!
 

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