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Starcraft 2 freezing up

When I am playing Starcraft 2 in custom games it will regularly freeze up, during this time I can move the mouse and play the A.I. in Starcraft with other people, What is going on? I am using Wine ...
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Is there a way to use my multi-monitor setup for my gaming console?

I have an ubuntu desktop with a multi-monitor setup. Is there any way to hook up my gaming console (PS4, Xbox) to use my monitors as a single display? I presume it would involve some kind of ...
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resoultion of game screen during gameplay

sir I have a Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 grphics,ubuntu 14.04 lts and wine 1.7.18 on trying to open igi 2, only part of the game screen is visible. i have tried changing my desktop ...
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Halo Custom Edition on Ubuntu

I happy to say that I have successfully installed halo custom edition following the steps of other threads in this forum. But I have a problem; When I start the game, the screen splits diagonally and ...
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Enable hardware acceleration in WINE

I used WINE to install Bejeweled 3 from my game disk. When I start up, the resolution is set to a low 800x600. http://i.imgur.com/bDxfvng.png When I try to increase it I get the following message: ...
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Problem with game-data-packager and Quake 2 mission packs

game-data-packager worked great for the basic game of Quake 2. However when I try to run it on the mission packs, I get scrolling errors of the form src/savegame/savegame.c: In function ‘ReadField’: ...
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Origin instantly crashes with PlayOnLinux

After installing origin (OriginSetup.exe) using PlayOnLinux, I pressed play and almost instantaneously it says: Error in Main Origin crashed. Click on debug link to get more details. And in debug ...
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Game not showing correctly, Graphics Card Issues?

I'm trying to play Cities Skyline on my laptop but am having graphics issues (all though frame rate appears to be ok). For example when I start a game images of base map don't show, I can't see roads ...
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Wine GTA San Andreas problems

So I installed Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (non-cd crack) with Wine. But when I start it, the screen gets zoomed in the left part of the screen and I can't see anything. Can't close everything, ...
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Overheating causing applications to crash?

I am playing Cities Skylines on my Notebook. It's a Clevo W230ST. Specs: i7 4700MQ GTX 765M 8 Gig Ram Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nvidia 331 Driver. My questing is: Does some part of Ubuntu or ...
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Gamepad on VisualBoyAdvance not working

I installed visualboyadvance/visualboyadvance-gtk (gvba) on my kubuntu (utopic) and tried to assign the buttons and DPad to the Jostick1, but it doesn't work. The gamepad itself is working fine (KDE ...
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Might & Magic: Duel of Champions working with wine but crashing randomly (Unhandled C++ Exception)

After some researching and effort I managed to have the game running using the methods described here, which I'll quote below for ease of reading: Step 1: Downloading the game -install missing ...
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How to install for use on another computer?

I'm trying to install ubuntu for my gaming desktop I am currently building. My current workplace is my laptop. How do I install a temporary (yet generic) install onto the blanked hard drive without ...
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PlayOnLinux via Steam fails badly! (3 of 3 failed)

Okay the following games did not work via steam but Steam worked... *DayZ (black box in corner then goes away!) *R.U.S.E. (stuck on loading screen!) *Unreal Tournament 3: Black Edition (logo apears ...
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xbox360 gamepad left analog only moves up/down on fps games

When I play fps games on ubuntu, my razer onza xbox360 gamepad controller works as it should except for when I use the left analog stick which only works up/down but it doesn't work left/right. I ...
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Problem with installing pc game Rome Total War on Ubuntu via Wine

Need your help. Sorry for my explanation, I'm only beginner using Ubuntu. I have problem installing "Rome Total war" via Wine on my computer. I've installed the following on my Wine: corefonts ...
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How to use Higan 094 on Ubuntu?

I installed higan emulator (I'm running a virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.10 in a windows 8 notebook) to play some SNES games. The problem is that higan only gives me a black screen and a library ...
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CS:GO mini stutters

My pc: i7-4770k @3.5 GHz 16GB of RAM NVIDIA GTX 780 Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 I get steady 290+ FPS on Windows when playing CS:GO I've recently moved to Ubuntu since I don't have to use Adobe for work ...
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Help running FightCade application?

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get the application FightCade (fightcade.com) up and running. I followed the directions in the readme file, but have run up against a wall: I used the terminal to ...
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Lag when trying to play CS:GO

Alrighty so, I've been playing Half-Life and Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu for a while with no problems, but after CS:GO went out of beta, I decided to run it and it has unbearable lag. I have everything ...
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How to run steam on wine

So I recently installed steam on wine to play a windows game (Skyrim) Because you cannot play that game in Ubuntu everything installed perfectly fine except, no words or pictures are showing up I had ...
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Adjust display for cinema, gaming, vivid etc

I am using a laptop (Asus N56JR) and it comes pre-installed with Windows and a lot of Asus applications and one of them is the ability to quickly change the display colours etc depending on what i am ...
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Keyboard locking up when in games

Every now and then, when I'm in a game, Steam or non-steam, my keyboard keys sometimes don't respond, and sometimes they get held in when I no longer am pressing anything. Sticky, Slow and bounce keys ...
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Error installing needed libraries for Steam

So I installed Steam from the steampowered.com download. Now that Steam's installed, when I try to run it I get the following: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Qemu-KVM Help: Can't blacklist one of two GPU's of same model

I'm trying to follow this tutorial to make a Windows KVM system for games, I have two GTX 760's, but I need to black list only one of them. According to this tutorial, if I put in the ID to black ...
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Guildwars crashing as soon as it is started

I think I might be doing something wrong. I am new to linux. I am trying to run Guild Wars 2 on Ubuntu. Every time I try and run it with Wine my entire laptop crashes instantly. I have tried using the ...
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How to update my driver of Geforce?

If anyone can help me, I would appreciate! I recently moved to Ubuntu 14.04 lts. Installed steam and installed the Team Fortress 2 and Left 4 Dead 2! When playing, it is slower than in the windows! ...
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How to use mods in Euro Truck Simulator running using wine on ubuntu 14.10?

I am new to ubuntu so was wondering would mods work as they do on windows if i am running it using wine, if not please help me out as I want ot use mods.
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Nvidia GeForce 750M Getting really hot on Ubuntu 14.04

I already tryed lots of "solutions", none worked, i already tryed to install a new version on nvidia, right now i'm using 331. Even when i'm doing nothing that should make my pc hot it still does. ...
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How can I have my display settings automatically restored after I play a full-screen game?

When I play a full screen game on Ubuntu (Gnome, Kde, XFCE doesn't matter) the game decides what the monitor settings should be and then when the game is over I'm stuck with those settings. Is there ...
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Steam game does not use all available CPU power

When I quit a Steam game today I noticed on CPU Usage Monitor widget graph that it did not run on 100% CPU load which came as a surprise considering that simply scrolling askubuntu.com in Firefox uses ...
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Is there a way to install urban terror directly from cd(Internet Access is Expensive)

I would like to burn urban terror to a CD and install it from there but it is only installable using the online method. Thing is how do I install it or uninstall it each time I want and what if i have ...
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games in ubutu are not running even with wine

i have installed wine. and direct x 9 redistributable as said in dedoimedo. But even now am not able to open COD4 modern warfare. It shows direct x error. How can i open games i Ubuntu? Suggest any ...
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I can't get Graal Online to work

I checked, and my computer is 64bit. The file i downloaded is 64bit. I've tried the following things -> uname -m ./Graal ls cd Downloads/ ls ./Graal sudo apt-get install ...
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Running Quake with Darkplaces from symlink, id1 folder not recognized

I'm new to Linux (have only been using it for a few days) and am using Ubuntu 14.04. I've been a Windows user my whole life, so there are a lot of things I'm getting used to. One example: symlinks. ...
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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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Trying to get Super Smash Flash(Smash Bros. for PC) To run/open

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. I have downloaded a Flash game 0.9.1.1981 Linux There is an executable file called SSF in my downloaded folder. The README says it should run, but nothing happens. ...
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Release mouse from Warcraft 3 windowed mode on Wine

I'm playing Warcraft 3 - The Frozen Throne on Wine with windowed mode (Virtual desktop), the problem is that the mouse is grabbed on the window and I can't move it to the desktop or to other windows. ...
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play Dota 2(Steam game) on ubuntu with the previous downloaded data on linux?

I searched and there was many question about this but none of them was exactly what i needed my question is can whether i play dota2 on steam whithout having to download dota2 again or having to use ...
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Install of Privateer Gemini Gold (vega strike) on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Privateer gemini gold for ubuntu 14.04. The unpacking seemed to go well ans did the install, however when executing the start script I get this message ./privgold: error ...
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Logitech G502 Gaming mouse software and settings

Well, after a time to get Optimus working its time for the mouse. I have a Logitech G502 gaming mouse (USB) and it doesn't work as I want. I can't find the right settings in-game (CS Source) and its ...
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Wine, no sound at X :1

sound for Wine-1.7.34 works at :0 open a new X session at :1 lets make audio possible at :1 with: usermod -a -G audio $USER #requires re-login pax11publish -D :1 -e DISPLAY=:1 ck-launch-session ...
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How to change which graphics card a program uses?

I recently installed Steam to run Rust on my Ubuntu 14.04. The game, even at the lowest graphics settings possible, lags incredibly hard, to the point where the game is unplayable. I have two ...
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How to play games using a bluetooth gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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AtWar-Game in Ubuntu

Atwar uses silverlight, and I installed pipelight, but game still won't start. What is the problem, and is there apparent solution?
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Installing Sims 2 Ultimate Collection without using a CD/DVD [closed]

I have Origin installed through PlayOnLinux I managed to get it working, after it was stable I decided to install my Sims 2 ultimate collection that I got for free using the I-LOVE-THE-SIMS Code, back ...
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I need help getting my games to work (graphics driver issues)

Specs: Xubuntu 14.10, Intel Core 2 Duo P8800, Nvidia Quadro NVS 160M. Here's some threads of where I've asked in the past: ...
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Installing Braid

Some time ago I bought the game Braid from the Ubuntu Software Center, but in Ubuntu 14.10 I has been removed and I cannot install it anymore. It is still listed in the Ubuntu Apps Directory, but only ...
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Battlefield play4free on ubuntu 14.04

I have for a week ubuntu 14.04 on my pc. It works great, it's easy and fast. But now comes the problem. I would like to play battlefield play4free on ubuntu. I know, I must do this with wine and ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...