What best distro for gaming?



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I use POP_OS

 
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PopOS is fine for gaming, generally rolling release distributions are better because of having newer software and libraries. To give an example I used to run a Rhel clone on my desktop, I ran into the issue of the sound not working for certain games at one point, I then installed Ubuntu and then that same game the sound worked as expected. Ubuntu and derivatives are fine as I wouldn't recommend a rolling release distribution to someone who is new to Linux.
 

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Pretty much all the mainstream distros can be used for gaming just fine. You just have to make it work. You probably, for simplicity sake, want to avoid specialist distros - like distros meant for servers, small/old computers, distros for SBCs, etc...

So, I'll share this link:


There's really no 'best', there's just 'best for you'.
 

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I have actually been using the Latest Ubuntu that just recently released. Run perfect and little to get going. Also you check out gamebuntu (its a new app that makes installing software for games really easy) super simple to use and install everything and working pretty good and no issues on my end. https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop

(also if you don't much care for ubuntu you can always check out Garuda Distro. I was using it prior to the ubuntu previously mentioned) https://garudalinux.org/downloads.html
 
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