Linux is an optional os for those people who don’t want to use Windows or Macintosh personal computer. Linux can be installed on different types of computers and is popular for having less accidents and virus than any other os’s. Although poker online, Linux has a disadvantage of being incompatible with many software types, including on line poker software. However, Linux users can still play poker online on linux poker sites with the instant play or no download option.
888Poker, Absolute poker and Party Poker are popular Linux poker sites which run directly in the Web browser using the Flash or Capuccino plug-in and you only have to have a compatible Web browser and an Internet connection.
To start playing on a linux poker site, you need to register a merchant account and provide your banking details if you are going to play with the a real income.
You need to have the Flash or Java-enabled web browser in order to access the site, which should not be a big issue if your web browser is well up to date. Otherwise, the web site will ask you to update your web browser before you continue. When you are ready to play, you just need to get access with your username and password, wait for the site to load and you start playing. Ensure to logout of your account when you are finished playing which means your personal account details is not shared with others.
Simply because you are a Linux user does not mean that you can’t play poker on Linux. You just need find a good Linux poker site on that internet that provides the full choice of the poker software directly in the web browser.