On Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 5:44:30 PM UTC-5, stevenwi...@gmail.com wrote: > Is it actually possible to game on Linux like on Windows 7 and up or is there > any special requirement neccessary for this? > > And would passing through a GPU via devices tab in VM settings actually be > enough?
yes it is possible to game on linux. I game on steam on a barebones debian system. cs:go and dota2 are some supported games. Some games are playable with play onlinux scripts using wine. But in Qubes-os vms do not have 3d graphics rendering, so you can't really game in qubes. It might be possible to pasthrough your gpu to a vm, but this is not officially supported and not too many people have been sucessful. On another note and imo, playing online games defeats any security you have every time. There is no such thing as security on your machine if gaming online. Especially when your gpu gets infected. Gaming online is where most cyber criminals get started. They are the most hacked networks. It is where Edward Snowden learned to hack people, Sabu, Kim Dotcom was notorious in q2. Online gaming communities, where only hackers are left playing, are as dangerous as irc or the dark web. They don't just want to ragequite you ddos the game offline and steal your credit cards, they want to destroy your hardware. Especially if you are not one of them (Russian) Some argue if you have a separate gpu that is isolated from dom0 and only loads in a vm then maybe this would be safe. But I still have my doubts. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/e574032a-b1e8-40fa-9e16-a0949d16a3fb%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.