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== Overview ==
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The Second Life Viewer runs on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
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For more information, see also:
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* Official [http://secondlife.com/support/system-requirements/ system requirements] page.
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* [[Detailed info about Second Life-compatible systems]]
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== Windows ==
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=== Does Second Life run on Windows Vista? ===
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The Second Life viewer currently runs on Windows Vista with recent graphics cards and updated drivers.
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See [[Windows Vista]] for more information.
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=== Does Second Life run on older versions of Windows, such as Windows 98, 98SE, or ME?===
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No.  The Second Life Viewer requires Windows 2000 or Windows XP; it does not work on older versions of Windows. You'll need to use Windows 2000, XP, or Vista to use the Second Life viewer.
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== Mac OS ==
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=== Does Second Life work on older versions of Mac OS X, such as OS X 10.2? ===
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Due to core engine updates and enhancements, '''Second Life only supports [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OS_X_10.4 Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)] or later'''.
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[http://secondlife.com/support/system-requirements/ See our System Requirements] for more specific details on what you need to run Second Life successfully.
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== Linux ==
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=== Does Second Life run on Linux?===
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Yes! The Linux/x86 version of the client is available for download from [http://secondlife.com/community/downloads.php the Downloads page]; however, no technical support is currently provided for this Beta release. The following are some useful resources for the Linux Client:
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* [http://forums.secondlife.com/forumdisplay.php?f=263 Linux Testers Forum]
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* [http://forums.secondlife.com/showthread.php?t=85763 Known Bugs and Issues Forum]
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* The "Linux Client Users" group in Second Life
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[[Category:Operating system, hardware, and network]]
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