[CentOS] Civ 6 on CentOS?

Tue Jun 25 15:01:49 UTC 2019
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 6/25/19 4:52 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
>> On 06/23/2019 04:05 PM, Andrew Holway wrote:
>>> On Sun, 23 Jun 2019, 05:41 mark, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>>> Being as how we're looking at putting my SO on Linux (she's *so*
>>>> fed up with Windoze), big question for her: Civ 6 on CentOS? Will it
>>>> run on C 7? Wait
>>>> for C 8 (which I was sort of thinking of doing, anyway)?
>>> Ubuntu yes, centos no.
>>> https://store.steampowered.com/app/289070/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI/
>> if it runs on ubuntu it should run fine on centos. I play dota and
>> other steam games on C7, no problem. I've even played dota via steam on
>> C6, although it did take a bit of
>> work. But C7 is fine out of the box, if you have nux-dextop repo
>> configured you can simply: yum install steam
> I second the Nux-dextop repo .. If you have an nvidia graphics card, you
> will need to run the nvidia proprietary drivers.
> You need the nvidia drivers that that have 32bit drivers as well.
> The last version that works and seems to have 32bit support is the
> 390x.xx series:
> https://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html
> That is what I use on CentOS-7 with an NVIDIA card and I play Civ6 on
> CentOS-7 via Steam (Steam initially installed via the nux-dextop repo ..
> then updated as necessary from Steam).
> If you install a new xorg-x11-server update, you will need to recompile
> the NVIDIA drivers as it replaces some CentOS files for GL.

Thanks muchly to all.  I really didn't want to do ubuntu....