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Best distro for Lutris?

Hi there,

It might be a weird cuestion, but, if I wanted to use a laptop with the sole purpose of having the best Lutris performance / experience,

Which would be the appropiate distro?

I am currently on Fedora,

:-------------------::        ------------- 
     :-----------/shhOHbmp---:\      OS: Fedora 34 (Cinnamon) x86_64 
   /-----------omMMMNNNMMD  ---:     Host: Inspiron 5570 
  :-----------sMMMMNMNMP.    ---:    Kernel: 5.12.9-300.fc34.x86_64 
 :-----------:MMMdP-------    ---\   Uptime: 20 mins 
,------------:MMMd--------    ---:   Packages: 1705 (rpm), 9 (snap) 
:------------:MMMd-------    .---:   Shell: bash 5.1.0 
:----    oNMMMMMMMMMNho     .----:   Resolution: 1920x1080 
:--     .+shhhMMMmhhy++   .------/   DE: Cinnamon 4.8.6 
:-    -------:MMMd--------------:    WM: Mutter (Muffin) 
:-   --------/MMMd-------------;     WM Theme: Cinnamox-Kashmir-Blue (Cinnamox-Kashmir-Blue) 
:-    ------/hMMMy------------:      Theme: Cinnamox-Kashmir-Blue [GTK2/3] 
:-- :dMNdhhdNMMNo------------;       Icons: Paper-Mono-Dark [GTK2/3] 
:---:sdNMMMMNds:------------:        Terminal: gnome-terminal 
:------:://:-------------::          CPU: Intel i5-8250U (8) @ 3.400GHz 
:---------------------://            GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620 
                                     GPU: AMD ATI Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360 / M440/M445 / 530/535 / 620/625 Mobile 
                                     Memory: 3285MiB / 7847MiB 


You’re fine. You could do worse. Can’t really do better. No reason spending the time for that.

You’re good as long as the distro is stable and working correctly on your laptop.

The best one is the one you enjoy. If you’re happy with Fedora keep it.
I’m currently running Mageia 8 and Lutris runs perfectly.


I am unable to run any game on Fedora using Lutris, I tried installing guild wars 2, and eve online, the launchers freeze to death, and I have to hard shut the laptop.

I believe Lutris is not able to detect my Radeon card, this is what I get from system info (from Lutris)

OS:              Fedora 34 
Arch:            x86_64
Kernel:          5.12.9-300.fc34.x86_64
Desktop:         X-Cinnamon
Display Server:  x11

Vendor:          GenuineIntel
Model:           Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Physical cores:  4
Logical cores:   8

RAM:             7.7 GB
Swap:            17.7 GB

Vendor:          Intel
OpenGL Renderer: Mesa Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 (KBL GT2)
OpenGL Version:  4.6 (Compatibility Profile) Mesa 21.1.1
OpenGL Core:     4.6 (Core Profile) Mesa 21.1.1
OpenGL ES:       OpenGL ES 3.2 Mesa 21.1.1
Vulkan:          Supported

I am using what Fedora has in the repo, Lutris, Wine 6.9,

I’m not much of a tech person, is there a command I can run to make a diagnosis?


What Radeon card exactly? Just opensource drivers, right? Can you run glxgears? Ouput of ‘glxinfo | grep OpenGL’? ‘lspci’?