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    Default An Attempt To Push Ubuntu As A Gaming Platform

    Phoronix: An Attempt To Push Ubuntu As A Gaming Platform

    At the Ubuntu Developer Summit later this month in Copenhagen, a number of gaming-related development sessions are scheduled as Ubuntu developers try to push their Linux distribution as a first-rate gaming platform...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIwNTY

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    Default Low-jitter!

    Well I have this thing called .. low-jitter kernel

    Relay it to the ubuntu folks, I`m banned in their forum. I think I called someone gay or something.

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    yeah, and also network latency, could be a killer feature.

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    Process clean-up actions seems important. I was left with a 640x480 screen several times in the past when something goes wrong or even when exiting a game normally.

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    That's funny - they almost verbatim reiterate a list of main linux problems ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdie View Post
    That's funny - they almost verbatim reiterate a list of main linux problems ;-)
    Well it's good that (due to Valve, Humble-Bundle, and Unity) something's finally being done about it.

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    Default What ?

    They're begining to try to solve these problems 7 years after launching ubuntu... okay, I'll begin to pay for ubuntu in 7 years too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paradox Uncreated View Post
    Well I have this thing called .. low-jitter kernel

    Relay it to the ubuntu folks, I`m banned in their forum. I think I called someone gay or something.
    Are you sure it wasn't for spamming?

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    Well those are killer feature for me. I just hope their improvements are not meant for Unity only; KDE/Kubuntu also get the resolution reset feature.

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    If they really make work on these points (especially on Unity), gaming or no, I think it'll be great.

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