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How to install League Of Legends?

I've been trying to install the League of Legends few days ago and the results have not been good. I installed the game properly and everything but when I start the game the screen goes black, only ...
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Computer does not detect Game Controller Input

I have tried using PS3, PS4, and Xbox360 controllers to play games on my Ubuntu system that is running XFCE with no luck. In every case, the controller is detected and registers as the type of ...
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Game display isn't centered

Whenever I play a game using Wine the game is off centered or zoomed into the top left corner of the game.How do I fix this?
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Steam problem opengl [on hold]

OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9938-EYZB-7457. cannot run ...
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where is “killer gegls from outer space” source code [on hold]

I want to modify the game Killer gegls from outer space. Linux OS Easter egg. only I cant find the source-code. Where is it?
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I can't run application/x-executable files in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problems with some application/x-executable files. They simply don't open. I've tried to click, I've tried open it on Terminal, but nothing happens. On Ubuntu 12.04 both of the programs ...
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How do I get an aftermarket 360 controller to work?

this has been asked before but there was no solution found. Basically I'm trying to get a Rock Candy Xbox 360 Controller to work in Ubuntu. Here's what I know so far.. The controller shows up as ...
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How to open Warcraft 3 with Wine in resolution other than 800x600?

I just installed Warcraft 3 with wine on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I open it via "wine war3.exe" it opens with the screen all messed up where i can see the desktop and a small corner of the screen. so i ...
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Paper tanks blank screen after changing resolution settings

i just installed this game and i tried changing the resolution. The screen became blank each time the game starts. I need to know where do the file setting for this game location so that i could try ...
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Running call of duty 5 problem [duplicate]

When i tried to run call of duty 5 a black window appears then nothing happen, can anyone help me? -I run it through wine (after setting the game up), ubuntu 12.04, processor : Intel® Core™ i5-4200U ...
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Starcraft 2 Ubuntu 14.04 Installation For a Noob

I know people have got this working but i'm frustrated and i don't have any more hair to pull out. I followed some online instructions here ...
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Xboxdrv not working with PS3 controller

I'm trying to use my PS3 controller over USB. I've ran into a host of problems and I'm extremely frustrated at this. I'm using xboxdrv and nothing is happening. The system is recognizing there is a ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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Crashes relating to certain graphical programs and games with ATI Radeon HD 3650 [closed]

Whenever i play a "graphics-card intensive" game, or use google earth for a period longer than a couple of minutes, the game freezes and the monitor turns black. It then stays that way until i reboot. ...
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Xbox controller triggers

I'm having issues with my xbox wired controller in linux. The triggers, when pressed once, get stuck in on mode (not physically, but so far as the data is concerned). They don't default to a 0, but ...
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Heroes of Newearth Segmentation fault [closed]

When I try to execute the game I get following error: warning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite Crash log saved as '/home/george/.Heroes of ...
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Best game engine for Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm looking for the most widely used game engine for Ubuntu perhaps on par with Unity engine. I've been searching and there are quite a few I just need some help deciding on which one to use I found a ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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Wine 1.7, ubuntu 14.04, world of warcraft [duplicate]

I have installed wine 1.7. When I launch battle.net launcher, wow launcher or wow.exe, it always says "Data//wow-update-base-17325.MPQ: World of Warcraft can’t make a required change to an archive ...
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Trouble with Zelda Classic [closed]

Zelda Classic does not boot up when I click on either zlaunch-l or zelda-l. Terminal yields the following response: $ zlaunch No command 'zlaunch' found, did you mean: Command '0launch' from ...
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Error extracting setup 1 cab

I was trying to install a game called Osu! on wine. I set up prefix in 64 bit wine version 1.7.3. When I run the .exe file of the game. A error shows up saying 'error extracting setup_1.cab.The file ...
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Yoda Soccer Installation in ubuntu 14.04

http://sourceforge.net/projects/yodasoccer/postdownload?source=dlp. Can anyone tell me how to install this game on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit? I am completely new to ubuntu. The format of the downloaded ...
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Xbox 360 controller issue [Button sensitivity]

Whenever I play games such as Ittle Dew or Race the Sun, the button sensitivity is way too high. For example in Ittle Dew if I press the map button once, the map will repeatedly come and go, as if I ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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Team Fortress 2 won't launch?

So, I recently installed Bumblebee on my computer, running 12.04 LTS. I used the optirun command to launch Steam, and it worked just fine. I try to launch Team Fortress 2 within Steam, it'll play one ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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Installing Super Hot

I downloaded the linux build of Super Hot, I'm kinda new to Ubuntu, so I have no idea what to do with the files I've just downloaded... It's a zip file, I extracted it to my desktop, and there were a ...
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Does anyone know if there's a way to run a directX disk on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know DirectX is associated with Windows but I want a way to do so with Linux Ubuntu. I love Oblivion and it's a game made for Windows (using the DirectX thingy) and don't really wanna go torrenting ...
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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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My Graphics go technicolor when playing any game [closed]

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, when I am playing Garry's Mod, TF2, and all other games I own, while it is loading, the screen will freeze and the graphics become technicolor. I have identified ...
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Game for two players on one PC

I search a (non online) game for two players on one laptop. The game should be simple since my son has the mental age of a five year old child. It would be nice if the game could be controlled by ...
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MyCraft download error

Hi I purchased and attempted to download MyCraft, but there was an error in the download. No option to attempt another download, just offer to buy again. Suggestions?
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Xbox gamepad not working using separate X session for games

I cant make it work my USB xbox 360 controller in a separate X session I followed tips here http://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/1wu02k/playing_in_another_x_instance_is_good_do_it/ It does ...
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Viruses in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

My Ubuntu 14.04 system has been hit by a virus, I am 100% sure this is a virus, let me tell you what happened. So, I was playing Minecraft in my desktop with some friends on Skype, then my Skype logs ...
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Why don't my Xbox & PS3 controllers work in 14.04?

Since I got a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (gnome edition) my PS3 & Xbox 360 controllers don't work anymore. I used to be able to use my PS3 controller in 12.04 using xboxdrv. Xbox 360 ...
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Problem installing wow with wine 1.7 [closed]

I went to wine HQ to get the latest release of wine, i installed the battle net launcher and nothing crashed or froze. I started to install it and everything seemed to work fine, after i check the ...
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League of legends games will not start, bugsplat [closed]

I'm trying to run League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 using Play on Linux. I followed this guide to install it. I'm now using Amd's proprietary drivers (got an HD5770 graphics card if that matters). I ...
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NVIDIA GPU Ubuntu Support

Quick question. I'm building a workstation at present (based on: i7, 16GB, 120SSD, ASUS Mobo). My question is really to do with GPU support. I'm considering something from the Nvidia range (750) ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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How to run WoW on ubuntu 12.04

I am aware this question has already been asked numerous times and received excellent answers. However something unique is happening with my laptop where when i download world of warcraft from ...
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Need help downloading steam!

I'm new to ubuntu, I have 14.04 and I've downloaded the steam from the USC that says "the ultimate gaming platform" and it just won't open or respond. I tried downloading the one that says ...
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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Playing game emulators on a virtualized OS (Qemu/KVM)

I'm planning on assembling a machine for development testing and all kinds of software emulation. I already know what to choose in terms of hardware, and my initial idea is installing Ubuntu as the ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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USB Controller Adapter Converter for SNES Controller Not Working

Trying to get a SNES controller working through a USB Controller Adapter Converter. After lurking through the Internet, I've found plenty about the various software solutions like qjoypad and ...
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How do I run Space Engineers with windows version of steam?

I am new to Linux (I installed it about 3 weeks ago) and I am having a heck of a time trying to get Space Engineers (a Steam game) to run. It is windows only, so I have been attempting to use wine. I ...
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Cant install downloaded game

I use ubuntu like 1 hour ago,and i cant install League of legends,some ideas? When i try to install it in give me error and it said that the fail is invalid,or something like that,i cant do anything.. ...
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Team Fortress 2 Sound Stops Working After Using Microphone

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. When I am playing Team Fortress 2 through Steam, everything is fine until I start using my microphone. After about 20-30 minutes or so, all audio stops working. As far as ...