The popularity of Linux operating system has increased in the recent past. Unfortunately, there are only a few VR options that are compatible with Linux.
There is hope, however, as developers have realized the need to have a VR that can work on Linux and are working on them. With time, you will have more options when choosing a VR for your Linux system.
Though the use of virtual in Linux is not yet stable, there is proof that it does work. if any problem arises when using VR on Linux, you will be in a position to troubleshoot the issue and have it resolved by the support team.
Here is a procedure on how you can get virtual reality to work in Linux in as little as 20 minutes:
- Select a room: You need to have adequate space for your VR where there will be no distraction from furniture, pets or any other obstacle. If possible choose 2 corners that are directly opposite to set up the base station.
- Install your base station: the base station should be clearly visible from your play station and the maximum distance should be 5 meters.
- Headset installation: Install the headset according to the specifications given so that you will not have any hitches in its operations.
- Installation of the virtual reality: You can now install your VR on your Linux system. Follow all the guidelines given when installing the VR.
- Connect the controllers: You can now connect your controllers and if everything else above was properly done, the controllers should connect automatically.
- Set up the room: Now that all the technical details are in place, you will get your room ready for use. You can readjust any installation you feel is not up to standard and once this is done, you should have the VR perfectly working in Linux.
Though there may still be hitches when operating a VR on Linux, you should be able to have the VR in a good working condition most of the time. The VR developers are still working on a VR that will be perfect for Linux.