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How to run games from a disk using Wine? [duplicate]

I have an original game disk of FIFA 10. How to install and play it using Wine on Ubuntu 16.04?
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(Kubuntu) No steam games will start

I'm new to Linux systems so this might be really easy to fix. but recently i have been re installing all of my games. the first two that were installed (Hacknet, and Axiom Verge) worked perfectly fine ...
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How to run Fifa 10 on Ubuntu

I have an original Fifa 10 Disk. How should I install it on Ubuntu? I don't want to use Wine. Is there an alternative?
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Is Ubuntu 16.04 good for gaming? [on hold]

Is it recommended to use Ubuntu for gaming? Seriously, I need to know if it worth the effort of installing Ubuntu on my PC. I have a system with the following configuration: i7 2600, 8GB ram DDR3, ...
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PS3 controller on playonlinix with steam games

i have installer Steam trought Playonlinux to play some windows games. After installing, y opened Steam and installed games with it, the things is that the games installed this way will not recognize ...
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Do I need to install Vulkan for better performance?

afaik Vulkan is like DirectX. Will installing it be "like a drivers upgrade" for my system? I mean will my gaming performance be better? Some say it wouldn't and it's just intended for developers. ......
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Joystick axes don't center on boot

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, my Thrustmaser HOTAS X's axes initialize at their minimum values, rather than at their centered values: (Axes 5 and 6 aren't used by the stick) To fix this, I have to ...
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How to fix League of Legends Ubuntu 16.04

I installed League of Legends using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 and it used to crash all the time, while playing,repairing,browsing the store and even at the log in screen. I used to get either Bug ...
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Xbox One Controller Ubuntu 16.04

I've got some problems with my xbox one controller. My ubuntu does recognize that I have plugged in a xbox controller (lsusb and jstest show me the xbox controller) but it ignores every input and the ...
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Help with wine installation

I installed wine and then realized i should have installed winehq. I used the code: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel I got this response: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to get more FPS on League Of Legends? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and when playing League Of Legends which I installed from PlayOnLinux, I get 10-15 FPS even when using the lowest possible graphics. I updated my graphics driver as suggested on ...
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How do I install Xonotic.zip? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Xonotic using the orange download button on the site, but now I have no idea how to: Unzip the zip file Run the game I have looked everywhere, please help.
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I can't move data between my New 3DS and Ubuntu

So, the New 3DS has a feature where you can wirelessly move data between your PC and N3DS, and I want to load mine up with podcasts and whatnot. Only problem is, even when Ubuntu does recognize the ...
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How to change steam library location to another hard drive?

I had already downloaded TF2 in windows 8.1 and its kept in another drive not on the drive containing windows. Now I have downloaded Steam on Ubuntu and I want to change its library location to other ...
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Installing game on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install a video game I just downloaded (Heroes of Newerth, and I downloaded the Linux version. The game is a .sh extension.), but I'm having some trouble. I downloaded the newest Ubuntu ...
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Simple and Low Resource games for Ubuntu?

I've been helping put together some old computers and installing Edubuntu on them for some newly arriving refugees in AZ. Many of the desktops and laptops are pretty (read: very) low resource, and I'm ...
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How to use KeePass to handle PlaneShift's login?

I'd like to start playing PlaneShift. I have created my account from their website, and as usual I used KeePass to generate a strong unique password for my account. When I launch the game it plays in ...
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Trouble with multiple keyboards and some applications

I have a Typematrix 2030 keyboard which I use with a bépo-layout and a normal qwerty-keyboard which I use to play games. I have the two keyboard layouts installed and change between them. Now, some ...
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Steam crashes whenever I open Big Picture Mode

Whenever I try to open Steam in Big Picture Mode, Steam simply crashes. I set Steam to open Big Picture Mode immediately when opened and when launched through terminal, the following is displayed: ...
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How can I download Blockspace with wine or playonlinux on Ubuntu 15.10?

This game is not listed on playonlinux. But I saw in several videos that there is way to download unlisted games.
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Steam games suddenly stopped launching

So, I have steam downloaded from the ubuntu software center and have been playing antichamber, which is linux enabled and doesn't require wine/playonlinux or anything to run. It used to run absolutely ...
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Does anyone know about Chess with Scid?

Hi I'm installing stockfish to be used on scid. I followed these two tutorials, using stockfish from the stockfish website rather than from git. https://www.chess.com/article/view/scid--stockfish ...
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How can I automatically mute an application when not in focus?

When I'm playing some games like chivalry Medieval Warfare and I switch to another software like Firefox or Desktop the sound of the game still plays. So, How can I fix this problem ?
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Is it possible to start an application without a window manager?

I have some really old machines that I want to run some games on. I want to get the best performance possible so I want to know (if possible) how can I start a game without a window manager. Maybe ...
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How to install UCP(Ultra core protector) on linux/ubuntu?

i can't run ucp-(ultra core protector) for gaming purpose, please help me guys. I open it with Wine, it is giving error
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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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Does `game-data-packager` need particular settings to package WAD files?

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04.4 on my Dell Latitude D520 laptop (Core2Duo, 2 GB Ram, built-in graphics adapter). I've recently installed a couple DOOM ports, along with a Hexen-compatible engine and ...
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A game with wine on full screen is giving me trouble

As you can see game is unplayable with wine on Ubuntu 16.04. I don't know how to explain my problem. When I play it on windowed screen there is no problem. I've had the same issue with outlast as well....
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How do I get an Xbox One controller to work with 16.04 (not Steam)

Solution found, skip to 2nd edit below. Hey guys, I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and I downloaded a game from GOG called Transistor. I bought a wireless Xbox One controller to play just this ...
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I can't launch Portal 2

When i launch via steam or desktop icon in my library it says Portal 2 - Running for less than a second and then stops like nothing happened if i type the launch code in the terminal this is what i ...
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Steam wont start on latest Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've installed steam, I click it and it does nothing. It shows up as a task on the system monitor, but nothing happens. Please help.
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How to install Rigs of Rods on Ubuntu 16.04

There is no official repository. Is there an easy way for people who are not tech savvy?
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When I try to launch games on steam it says "preparing to launch {name of the game}. then displays a black screen and closes

I have tried every answer I could find but it still doesn't work. I am using ubuntu 16.04 with a Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz × 2 processor, Intel® Q35 graphics, 3.7 GiB of memory, and a ...
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“The assembly mscorlib.dll was not found or could not be loaded.” Tried everything I can find, to no regard

Alright, all I wanna do is play some games on Steam. I've looked at (nearly) every post about this issue and nothing has solved it so far. I'm also pretty new to Ubuntu, so there may be a ton that I'm ...
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CS:GO not starting

When I try to start CS:GO through Steam it just refuses to load even the opening screen. It worked fine on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. CS:S works just fine, however. Here is the output of the inxi -b command ...
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Kernel Panic - Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when playing call of duty

After playing Call of Duty 2 for about 5-10 minutes my computer crashes (with an Kernel Panic) and displays this message: What does this mean and how can I fix it?
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Need help playing a game

I installed NFS carbon and when I run it my screen gets like zoomed in and a little bit of the game is in the background but all pixelated. I don’t have Direct X and my graphics say Intel Haswell ...
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League of legends

I'm having trouble installing League of Legends with playonlinux on ubuntu 16.04. I have had no luck so far with playonlinux. I manage to get to 30-40% progress on the install (sometimes more) ...
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PlayonLinux League of Legends Crashes Updating

Hello so I am trying to install League on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid... Right now League is on 6.10 update and I am trying to find a bug in this but I only find one simple bug in all of this... And I am ...
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Can't login Unity Game Engine on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I found an built of Unity3d for Ubuntu 64 bit. I downloaded it and install it : http://blogs.unity3d.com/2015/08/26/unity-comes-to-linux-experimental-build-now-available/ After open Unity, I can't ...
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Xorg or mesa or radeon or gpu or steam problem on ubuntu 16.04

First of all, my system info as shown by inxi -Fxxx command is this: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16654073/ The main problem is that when I play dota2 or teamfortress (steam games) after a while the ...
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why do tf2 lags a lot on ubuntu?

When I try playing TF2 on my PC, the game runs with extreme lag, making it nearly impossible to play. Here are specs of my PC: Intel i3 4th gen, 3.4Ghz. RAM: 4 GB. No graphics card, Intel integrated ...
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STEAM games on Wine or Windows VM

I recently installed Steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, but noticed not all games are available to me. I am looking to play a particular game H1Z1 which is not ported for Linux, so I was wondering if I ...
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Swiching to Lubuntu from Ubuntu- Guild Wars 2

If I install Lubuntu over, or in replacement of, the Ubuntu I am already using, can I still download Guild Wars 2 with the play on Linux app? I currently have the game downloaded but it crashes at the ...
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Winetricks not installing properly through Wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm following this tutorial on installing all necessary prerequisites for league through wine as well as moving over the league files in order to have a completely functioning game. I'm running on ...
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How do I reinstall old Mahjong?

I had to reinstall Ubuntu and my favorite Mahjong is no longer listed in games to be downloaded.Can I readd as I did, with andrew.46 help, with SDL Ball?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Freezing Audio in Games and VLC player

I am using the following Ubuntu: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I started to experience strange issue - when I ...
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MW2 error on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I lauch up MW2 thru steam on playonlinux I get : DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error. Any help? I have install the following vcrun 2005 corefonts d3dx9 dotnet20 dotnet20 sp1 ...
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Upgrading AisleRiot Solitaire

I'm having some trouble with AisleRiot Solitaire. Well, it seems that I must upgrade it to a version >= 3.16. But I don't know how to do that. I tried to remove and reinstall it, but after the re-...
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How do I install SDL Ball?

I've enjoyed 100's of hours replaying SDL Ball. A Microsoft chat tech made my computer unusable and I had to have Ubuntu reinstalled. Now SDL Ball is no longer on the list of downloadable games. I ...