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Fps drop when playing games on wine

im new on ubuntu world,please help me. when im trying to play hot pursuit on windows, i got 60 fps in 1360x768 with high texture. but when im playing in ubuntu using wine, i got 5 or 10 fps when ...
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How to install wireless headset Vengeance 2100

I have no clue on how to install the headset vengeance 2100, this is the website for reference: http://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-2100-dolby-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset The headset has a usb ...
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League of Legends Update Failed

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday and today installed LoL with this guide: Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL) I did the TuxLoL patch without issue and opened LoL it ...
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Wine Play On Linux games problem LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation

Games run, but when they load and are supposed to go beyond main menu, they crash with "LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation" error. First to eliminate all the things I already ...
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How to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu 14.10 with Wine?

I'm a great fan of Ubuntu and Angrybirds.But I never got these two together ! Is there a way to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu ? Its not a problem to use Wine or not. But I need to play Angrybirds ! ...
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Installing an FPS game in Ubuntu 12.04

I just got started with Ubuntu a few months back and I am kind of enjoying it. However, I would like to play some games in Ubuntu like Hitman, Delta Force, COD, etc. You get the type of game: I think ...
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Witcher 2 missing library libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0

The events that led to this situation are as follows: I tried to run The Wither 2 on Linux from GoG.com and installed the dependencies (http://www.gog.com/game/the_witcher_2) using aptitude. I ...
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Tryiing to install octodad dadliest catch

I have purchased a video game from humble bumble and have downloaded the file but don't know why it wont open and install. the game is octodad dadliest catch for linux operating system, it is ...
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Which is the best *Buntu Distro For Linux Gaming And PlayonLinux Gaming? [closed]

So im deciding to reinstall a *Buntu distro but i wanted to know which was the best for wine and playonlinux gaming. Im planning to simply run GTA Sa, With the SAMP mod and MTA Mod. Thank you for your ...
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How to setup gaming mouse profiles

recently i bought an redragon perdition mice that was full of functions and customizations but with only one problem, his configuration software runs only on windows. All the buttons are working fine, ...
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developing games ON Linux [closed]

I am having a very hard time finding a game devopment tool for Linux that will help me get started on a 3D game. I am asking because although I have googled many different engines that claim to be ...
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need help with getting laptop for daughter and dowload Ubuntu

my daughter is ten. She is wanting to learn to code. She wants to create apps and games. I want to give her a laptop for Christmas. My research indicates I should download Ubuntu for her. I saw ...
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Help! Running Modern Warfare 2 on XUBUNTU 14.04

I really want to install COD MW2 on my PC so that i can install patches and host modded lobbies online. I have no idea how to get started. SPECS : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7100 @ 1.80GHz ...
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Dota 2 crashes after hitting play game. Sometimes on load screen and sometimes after hero selection

I performed every "help" given in the forums. I had previously upgraded to 14.10 which was when these problems started. I re-installed back to 14.04 but no luck with the steam or dota 2. ...
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How to produce a crossword that can be completed online or as interactive meida [closed]

Packages like qxw, xword can help you produce a crossword, but the result is something that would be completed on paper. How can one produce a crossword that can easily be completed online. For ...
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Wierd mouse movements ingame after running software updater

I would like to share this 'mouse bug'. Therefor you probably want to know where I'm running Ubuntu on and what version I'm running.. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 15. With a Intel® Core™ ...
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Battlenet Black Screen + Wifi Dropping

I am having 2 issues at this moment that I would like to figure out how to fix. First one is Battle.net App. It was working for me well earlier today and I had World of Warcraft actually installing ...
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New, Clueless, and needing help with Wine

So, long story short I have been a user of Windows since I can remember. I forcefully had to switch to Ubuntu the last few days because of a long-winded issue dealing with my Windows/key. But we will ...
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Not finding jscalibrator when attempting to install?

Install joystick in Ubuntu 14.10 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install joystick then install jscalibrator sudo apt-get install jscalibrator after last sudo, it doesn't find jscalibrator. ...
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keyboard not working with games in wine

i have ubuntu 14.04 and wine, all up to date. i installed Gothic and gothic 2 gold with play on linux, but the keyboard don't work. I tried to change the windows version(xp, 7, 2000), to use some ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Java game loop causing Ubuntu to freeze

I have been doing front and back end web programming for over a year now, and now I am trying to learn 2D game programming in Java. Based on various sources on the web as well as one from my friend ...
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Getting sound to work with Alpha Centauri (SMAC) on Ubuntu 14.10

This question only concerns getting sound to work for Ubuntu 14.10 and the native Loki version of the Game Alpha Centauri. If you have another version of the game or a different distro, please DO NOT ...
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Using Wine or Playonlinux

I am new to ubuntu and I wanted to use wine or playonlinux to run games such as Fifa 07 or GTA san andears. I do have them as portable (preinstalled) games, I tried to run them but either they run but ...
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LoL crashes after champion selection [closed]

I am running League of Legends via WINE, and it works well up to champion selection. Upon champion selection it crashes and won't connect to game.
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Team Fortress 2 fails to launch with primus/optirun

Few days ago I installed Steam, TF2, bumblebee and the newest nvidia drivers. My laptop has an integrated intel gpu and dedicated card (geforce 645m). I used to launch steam using primusrun steam and ...
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Quake2 installation

I'm new to Ubuntu but have made good progress (including XBMC/Gotham (very cool)) until attempting to install the game. System is: Intel motherboard QD965GF, 4G Ram, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the ...
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How do I run Zandronum on Ubuntu?

I have downloaded the linux executable for Zandronum, but I can't get it to run. I have searched all over google for a solution and tried everything, but I still get this: ...
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Simcity5 installation problem (error-3000)

Has anybody tried installing simcity5 on ubuntu. when i tried installing using wine n when i run the game it gives me "error 3000" anybody here can help me out with this? i am new to ubuntu.
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Partitioning scheme for fresh installation

I've tried to search this, and before you link me to some other threads (I've found quite a lot of them, like standard partitioning scheme for ubuntu home user (even that one seems to be a duplicate) ...
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Unity/User Agent issues

So, there is a game called Transformers Universe that is designed with playing in browser in mind. I have installed Unity Web Player via Pipeline as every source has told me, and acquired a user agent ...
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Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver as Primary Joystick

I'm trying to get my 360 controller configured to run with Steam and am running into issues with the controller configuration. I've got ubuntu-xboxdrv installed and the controller appears to connect ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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How to install SimCity 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I downloaded SimCity through torrent, and it's an offline file. I tried installing using Wine, but it gives me error at 99% with a message asking to restart Windows as it could not install some files. ...
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Unable to open shared libasound library, despite file existing

In attempting to revisit my childhood and play Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri again on Linux (something which I accomplished successfully a few years back), I've run into a stubborn error. The Loki port ...
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how can i force a software run udp way?

i want to know if i can force an specific program to use the udp protocol instead tcp on ubuntu 14.04?? There is any way to achieve this?? I need to jump a vlan and udp connections make the job.
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Steam game stuck after lunching

ALTITUDE launches perfectly, but get stuck in login.. and it stays like that, i'm new in ubunut i'll ty to answer what i can , in graphics it says Gallium 0.4 on AMD TURKS
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Is there a game that works on one computer but with four players? [closed]

Is there a game for Ubuntu where four players can play at once? We have four game controllers and people with the age of 5 up to 50. The game should be simple: 2-D, not 3-D. It can be commercial ...
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Using xinput under wine

I'm trying to play a game (Legend of Korra) on wine. To my surprise, I didn't encounter any errors (the game is really new, released on the 21st), but it is utterly impossible to play without a ...
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League of Legends login error

I installed league of legends on ubuntu 14.04 with play on linux. Everything was OK I played for a month but when once i updated my ubuntu then when i reinstalled LoL and tried to log in it said "Did ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 OpenGL slow/errors

I just updated to Ubuntu 14.10 and I'm having some trouble with OpenGL. After fixing some errors of steam not recognising Direct Rendering, I tried to open a game, but when I run it on the terminal I ...
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Steam games to a flash drive [duplicate]

I have more problems than you can shake a stick at. I want to be able to play my steam games on a flash drive because i am using a chromebook (x86) and it does not have enough storage. my problem is ...
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Steam on wine says that I have incompatible OS version

I'm trying to play Hitman Absolution via wine on Ubuntu. I've installed steam in wine and downloaded the game but Steam says: Your OS version in unsupported. This product requires Windows Vista SP2 ...
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Minetest crashes when checking the “public server list” box

I think this has something to do with libjsoncpp. There is a patch, a .diff file but I don't know how to use it. Please help, it worked fine when I installed Ubuntu with wubi.exe. Please help, I don't ...
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When will Linux support the more expensive GAMING USB peripherals? [closed]

Some Gigabyte keyboards still have unresolved compatibility issues from 4+ years ago. It's not just an Ubuntu failure this still on Fedora etc ... maybe a kernel error. Just google it "hid_max_usage ...
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How do i backup games downloaded from ubuntu software center? [duplicate]

I have Laptop and PC, both are running Kali Linux.. and i have installed Many games on PC from Ubuntu software center such as Nexuiz, xmoto, sauerbraten, etc of big sized games.. i want to install ...
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Game engine for android game development in ubuutu

I want to create a game for android, more specifically a RPG, but i don't know how to start to develop this in ubuntu. I want to know what game engines for android are available in ubuntu. Waiting ...
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wine error when I try open games

i would like play Blade and soul on my Ubuntu 14.04 but when i try start terminal shows me error: fixme:mscoree:CLRRuntimeInfo_IsLoadable 0x7ea82204 0x33f5e8 Unhandled Exception: ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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games unplayable, staticy. ubuntu 14.04

When i try to play XCOM: Enemy unknown, this happens and as well with DotA 2. Steam version, reinstalled twice on both.