Are u Ubuntu based distros good to game on?

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  • lutris

    Lutris desktop client in Python / PyGObject

    For everything else there's Lutris.

  • proton-ge-custom

    Compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components

    For Windows / Wine / Proton I use GloriousEggroll's proton-ge (Proton-6.19-GE-2). And protonup to keep it up to date.

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  • protonup

    Install and Update Proton-GE

    For Windows / Wine / Proton I use GloriousEggroll's proton-ge (Proton-6.19-GE-2). And protonup to keep it up to date.

  • gamemode

    Optimise Linux system performance on demand

    I run Feral Interactive's gamemode. Installed withapt install gamemode but I have to manually add it to the launchers with gamemoderun.

  • MangoHud

    A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Gj5YmBb

    For watching my frame rates I use MangoHUD. Again added manually to the launchers.

  • HeroicGamesLauncher

    A Native GOG and Epic Games Launcher for Linux, Windows and Mac.

    If it's on the Epic Game Store I use Heroic Games Launcher. But that's been hit and miss.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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