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What operating system will you be playing Starbound on?

Discussion in 'Starbound Discussion' started by shucklefan1, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. Naddox

    Naddox Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    If you're running Chrubuntu, then it's probably safe to assume your on a Chromebook in which case I highly doubt you'll be able to run Starbound through wine unless you have upgraded the SSD & the RAM in it. Even then I would bet you'll have a hard time with the CPU. And as someone else stated, programs like Wine do have their limits and usually can't run new programs.

    As a Windows 8 user, I must ask why you don't like Windows 8? Have & for how long have you used it for? Did you know it operates faster then Windows 7 and the only real difference between Windows 7 & 8 is the start button & menu, everything else is practically the same.
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  2. Princess Cadence

    Princess Cadence Pangalactic Porcupine

    Windows Vista.
    Don't get me wrong I like its layout.
    Haven't had any problems with it either.
  3. Magma Claw

    Magma Claw Existential Complex

    1+ but hate the networking settings >.>
  4. ZXCV4523

    ZXCV4523 Big Damn Hero

    Windows 7 but if I can run this on my Linux setup that be great
  5. Dr.Narwhal

    Dr.Narwhal Big Damn Hero

    My imagination
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  6. ZXCV4523

    ZXCV4523 Big Damn Hero

    lol best OS 2013
  7. Clockwork

    Clockwork Black Hole Surfer

    Windows 8 POINT 1.
  8. XaoG

    XaoG Ketchup Robot

  9. Gredd18

    Gredd18 Giant Laser Beams

    Windows 7. Win 8 isn't that great... IMO
  10. Sklobington

    Sklobington Void-Bound Voyager

    It's tile-based. I loath that about it. Sure, it works well on a phone. But not on a PC. I like my PC GUI in lists, not tiles. I even heard Bill Gates has said he doesn't like Windows 8, but the source of that information isn't very trustworthy.
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  11. Naddox

    Naddox Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    Only the start menu is 'tile' based, aka metro themed, and oddly enough, there are loads of mods out there to give back the Win7 start menu to Win8 users. So with the performance upgrade Windows 8 has over 7 and the metro theme being your only reason for not liking something you have clearly never used and probably never even looked into after seeing screen shots of the start menu, I think you should reconsider your reasoning.
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  12. Wyvern

    Wyvern Hard-To-Destroy Reptile

    Why the hell would you need to run Starbound over Wine?
  13. shucklefan1

    shucklefan1 Subatomic Cosmonaut

    Yea lol, You can just run linux starbound normally.
  14. OzzytheFist

    OzzytheFist Big Damn Hero

    Windows 8.
  15. Chrisis

    Chrisis Subatomic Cosmonaut

    Isnt SteamOS a Linux "build"?
    Also, I'l be playing on W7 and W8
  16. Nintendo_Play

    Nintendo_Play Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    What kind of unholy power is in that Calculator to run as well as a computer!?
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  17. Snowfalcon

    Snowfalcon Big Damn Hero

    Almost as trustworthy showcasing the Xbones disguised as HPs running win 7 ;).
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  18. JoshF

    JoshF Void-Bound Voyager

    Off topic, but what do you guys and gals who have windows 8 like it compared to windows 7?
  19. Zair

    Zair Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    I use Win7 x64 on both my desktop and laptop PCs. (In the case of the laptop, it was preinstalled at purchase.)


    When I get a dedicated server running for my WoW guild (got a few in there who are already big Terraria fans and are looking forward to Starbound) I'll be hosting that on a Linux box, or a rented VPS in a datacenter somewhere. (Again, Linux-based)
  20. SamuraiJack7

    SamuraiJack7 Subatomic Cosmonaut

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