Mint as Gaming platform?? Looking to change to Linux OS.

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Re: Mint as Gaming platform?? Looking to change to Linux OS.

Post by gm10 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:39 am

trytip wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:38 am
i did find out that vulkan-sdk will only work kernel 4.15 default ubuntu kernel. it's the only one patched to run it. if you try to run vkconfig or vkcube (just a small terminal like glxgears) on different kernel the system will freeze and in need of hard boot. there are a few kernels supported but no clue
you know what they say "if you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space"
As I said, I never tried that one, I didn't even click the link to find out what it is. :D But the official repos have the vulkan-utils package with vulkaninfo and vulkan-smoketest and those work on any kernel, or at least they work on my current non-4.15 kernel, can't say I use these with any regularity. ;)
Tune up your LM 19.x: ppa:gm10/linuxmint-tools

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