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LWJGL, glfwInit() does not finish

I am trying to use LWJGL, but i can not initialize GLFW. I copied the code from http://www.lwjgl.org/guide, but the methode glfwInit() in line 44 does not finish. What could cause this?
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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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What are some ways to start out coding games in Python? [closed]

I'm looking to create a 2D RPG similar to Final Fantasy 5 and 6, but I don't know what my options are. Please list instructions as well if possible, as I am a novice with Ubuntu. I am learning ...
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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 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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Making HDD Executable

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have experienced much grief in these last weeks as I have tried to download steam and play games on my computer. Steam downloadeds on my ssd and runs fine, but I would ...
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Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue?

Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue? Output of lcpsi -v "00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31/P35/P31 Express DRAM Controller (rev 02) ...
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League of Legends will not launch at all, not even the patcher via PlayOnLinux

I've had this issue on Ubuntu 13, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 14.10 on a variety of x64 machines. League of Legends will run the first time I freshly install it from the LATEST version of playonlinux. ...
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Edgers PPA Graphic Drivers Automatic Update

This may be a dumb question but does the Edgers PPA provide automatic updating? IE will the Edgers PPA automatically install newer releases of Nvidia drivers? Thanks.
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After installing game I get 80070507

I have recently tried to install resident evil 5 into play on linux. I installed directX as additional software, evrything installed normal, I have launcher, but, when I open it and press on ...
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Would it be possible to get Terraria Collector’s Edition working on Ubuntu? If so, how? Wine for CDs? General compatibility?

Would it be possible to get Terraria Collector's Edition working on Ubuntu 14.10? If so, how? Wine for CDs? General compatibility? I was wondering about getting my friend, (who has no internet ...
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Keyboard layout to input a specific code

I'm playing on a betting site where I have to enter a game number then select a specific result. Each result can be entered by typing a code of keys. For example, the result 1X/X can be selected by ...
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Installing Steam games to SD card uninstall at shut down

I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to run steam games from my SD card on Unity. I have a 32 Gigabyte SD card and I was able to install all of my games onto it. But when I shut down my computer, all of my ...
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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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No addons map World of Warcraft

Any one know why I have no interface or addons map in my world of warcraft files? Need my addons but can't install them without the map! On windows it was just c:/Programs/World of ...
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Is is possible to install Ubuntu on a computer with no OS

I'm building a gaming pc. I would like to install Ubuntu as my first OS. But I'm wondering is is possible to install it without having a OS installed, and how would I do this.
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Monitor problems, I need help [duplicate]

I recently changed my resolution. I'm using a small Polaroid flat screen. The screen started flickering in a purple color, and now I can't get on my account. So, I'm in safe mode. Any way I can ...
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Flatscreen flickering in a purple color [duplicate]

I recently changed my resolution. I am using a small Polaroid flat screen. The screen started flickering in a purple color, and now I cannot get into my account. So, I am in safe mode. Any way I can ...
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ELEFCLASS error steam radeon card

i have problem whit my steam i have a x86_x64 kernel 3.16.7.4-1 an my CSS CounterStrike Source dont start i have also try Sanctum 2 works very good for me sorry for my bad english i know its not the ...
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How can I improve my game performance on Wine?

After downloading Ubuntu 14.10, I decided to download Steam using wine so I could play a couple of new games that I brought (Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim). The installations were successful, however ...
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Ubuntu Gaming Question - Poor Performance

So this is sort of a hardware question relating to the performance of games on my laptop. I am trying to play Counter Strike: Global Offensive (Click here for required hardware), and am facing sever ...
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Steam works, but refuses to launch games

Steam will launch and run properly, allowing me to download games and such. But upon trying to launch a game nothing will happen. No loading, no popup from steam. Nothing.
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Battle.net keeps crashing

Every time I try to start battle.net it crashes within 10 seconds. I have read a possible solution to this issue somewhere else on one of these forums, but it didn't seem to work for me. The solution ...
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How do I run Resident Evil 5?

I wanted to ask if it is possible to run DirectX9.0c games like Resident evil 5 on linux. Otherwise, I want to know if there are any OpenGL versions of Resident Evil that I can play on linux.
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Colin Mcrae Rally 3 doesn't work on ubuntu 14.10

I tried to install colin mcrae rally 3 on Ubuntu 14.10 but at the end of the installation it gives me an error. The error say something like: "you don't have windows media player 5.2 codecs installed ...
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Zalman gaming mouse

I have a Zalman USB wired gaming mouse and lsusb only finds this: Holtek Semiconductor, Inc. Tested other normal mice and they work fine. Led lights work, so it gets power but the system cannot ...
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[Wine/PoL]Skyrim cannot properly detect my graphics card

I have an AMD R9-285 and installed the 14.5 driver from AMD. display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series OpenGL version ...
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Steam Garys Mod crash Memory

I have a problem with my game on Steam. It outputs only this error. I don't know what to do. Maybe one out of you have a option for me. Game update: AppID 4000 "Garry's Mod", ProcID 5225, IP ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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looking for ideal Freecell for Ubuntu

I used to have Windows 7 Enterprise. Until yesterday. I obviously switched to Ubuntu and the only thing I find difficult to live without is my old Freecell game. I tried some others, but they do not ...
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naomi.c driver problem in running mame game

I am trying to to run a game in Mame but it saysDriver: naomi.cOverall: Not working I have downlaod awbios but it is still not working. It is a NeoGeo game and I don' know about any NeoGeo emulator ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Game Engines in Ubuntu like Unreal Engine 4 or Unreal Development Kit

Is there any full-fledged game engine available in Ubuntu, which doesn't require much programming for 3D games??
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Unable to run Homeworld-sdl in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I have a Homeworld GOTY cd. I want to the run game in my linux pc. It is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. I have installed the game in windows and it runs fine. As it ...
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Games and speed of ubuntu 14.04 in virtual box [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the virtual box. After allocating 2GB of RAM for Ubuntu, I find it running slowly. How can we play games in Ubuntu more smoothly.
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Hulk game not working

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am tryng to install a game named" The Hulk ". the game installs and opens without any problems. but once it is open, it gets stuck on the loading page and wine ...