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Lakka is the official Linux distribution of RetroArch and the libretro ecosystem.

Lakka Alternatives

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    Batocera.linux is an open-source and completely free retro-gaming distribution that can be copied to a USB stick or an SD card with the aim of turning any computer/nano computer into a gaming console during a game or permanently.

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    RetroArch is a frontend for emulators, game engines and media players.

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    LaunchBox is a portable, box-art-based games database and launcher for DOSBox, emulators, arcade cabinets, and PC Games. Download it free!

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    RETROBAT RetroBat is a software distribution designed for emulation and to be the easiest way to enjoy your game collection on your Windows computer.

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    a graphical emulator front-end

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    HyperSpin is an animated arcade frontend for Windows for use on Home Arcade Machines.

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    RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine.

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    Retrogaming open source operating system for Raspberry Pi, Odroid and PC.

  12. Drauger OS is an Ubuntu-based Linux desktop gaming distribution that ships with many modifications and optimizations over stock Ubuntu that are intended to improve gaming performance and the gaming experience.

  13. recalboxOS is a light embedded system created to run on the raspberryPi , on the raspberryPI 2 and...

  14. The Fedora Games spin offers a perfect showcase of the best games available in Fedora. The included games span several genres, from first-person shooters to real-time and turn-based strategy games to puzzle games.

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13 Best Linux distros for gaming in 2022
All the emulators are compiled with the best optimizations possible and so Lakka OS runs the games more smoothly than the normal emulators. Most games will require very few hardware resource, except for the Playstation or Xbox games.
Best Linux Distro for Gaming
Lakka is a lightweight Linux retro gaming distro that turns your computer into a retro gaming console. It’s so lightweight, it can even run on a mini-PC like a Raspberry Pi. It’s still being actively developed and worked on. Lakka uses the RetroArch emulator, so you can play all types of games on this distro, including...
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