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Looks like I have some problem here. I'm trying to play some games on my notebook with Ubuntu 12.04. But all games I treed to play have dark textures. 2D objects (like menus and buttons) are NOT affected.

Example: http://imageshack.us/f/571/20120521122055.png/

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Found bug bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=48120 but it is about i965. I have i915 and solution dont make effect. –  Undesired May 21 '12 at 17:24
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Try updating graphics drivers, which is done by adding PPA repository. Most popular is Xorg-edgers, but this sometimes breaks system, because it influences on many components. I rather use OIBAF updated video drivers, which only updates graphics https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/graphics-drivers/ Read here more. And don't forget installing S3TC (libtxc-dxtn0), to use "patented" textures comression (this might be problem with black or missing textures)

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I had the same problem reported by Undesired, and this solution helped just fine. –  reyquito Jan 3 '13 at 19:38
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First of all, make sure your wine is up-to-date.

Copy and paste this on the Terminal:

export MESA_EXTENSION_OVERRIDE="-GL_EXT_texture_sRGB_decode -GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex -GL_ARB_map_buffer_range"

After that run the game using wine game.exe, where game.exe is your executable.

If you prefer, put this command in .gnomerc or .profile file in the HOME directory, so that you do not need to put this command every time you launch the game.

I'd had a similar problem with my Intel GMA4500 (Laptop too), and that fixed it.

PS: Make sure you have driconf installed sudo apt-get driconf, open it through the terminal and enable the S3TC texture compression.

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I was able to solve the problem simply by switching to Kubuntu. It solved the 3stc rendering issue using its Plasma desktop - aimed at making 3-D games run better - and made a huge difference with LOLegends.

Good luck,

Mark

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