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star trek online no start

i start star trek online, pass cryptic loading screen, when appear iconian war loading screen game crash. in debugging page is only this error 0602/205346:ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(143)] ...
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How do I use wine? [duplicate]

After using Ubuntu for quite a while, I have decided to use it to be my primary operating system and will try to uninstall Windows. However, the only thing blocking me is that I can't use Linux for ...
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Cannot start an Urban Terror LAN server. Game hangs and I have to restart PC

I'm trying to make an Urban Terror 4.2 LAN game server to play together on computers connected to the same router. I'm trying to use the graphical way. The game just hangs when I hit the start server ...
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Radeon 7950 driver/fps issues

According to several benchmarks( http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux_hd7950_gtx680&num=1 ), the 7950 I have should perform okay-ish on linux.. However not in my case. ...
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Can't run Dwarf Fortress

When executing Dwarf fortress, comes up with this error. I'm quite new to ubuntu and I could do with some help. No value set for `/desktop/gnome/applications/terminal/exec' No value set for ...
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WOW freezes after login 15.04

I installed wine 1.6.2 and World of warcraft launcher through it. It fully installed and when I run the game it log ins and asks me to select zone and realm type each time. When I do this the special ...
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Game crashes while running with wine

I have installed Dragon Ages: Origins on my Ubuntu 14.04. Everything went well, and I can start the game and enter the main menu. However when I select "New Game" it crashes. I can change options or ...
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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 ...
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Minecraft not Executing

So, I've had Ubuntu for a good 6 months on my HP Chromebook 14. I downloaded and began playing Minecraft immediately with no problem. Then, today I go onto my laptop and open up Ubuntu. I double click ...
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Postal 2 Free Multiplayer doesn't start under Xubuntu 15.04

i tried to start the free Multiplayer game of Postal 2 under xubuntu 15.04. But it doens't work the following error appears in the terminal: Postal 2 Copyright 2003 Running With Scissors, Inc. ...
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No sound in Steam games Linux version

I installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.04. It works fine but there is no sound on receiving messages, no sound even in games like Dota 2 and Strife. I also checked whether I'm a beta user but it's not the ...
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TF2 crashing to desktop!

Specs: Processor Information: Vendor: GenuineIntel CPU Family: 0x6 CPU Model: 0x3a CPU Stepping: 0x9 CPU Type: 0x0 Speed: 3000 Mhz 2 logical processors 2 physical processors HyperThreading: ...
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Problems with xboxdrv and XBOX One controller Ubuntu 14.04

I've been looking online for fixes for this and am having little luck making anything actually work. I have a wired XBOX one controller, Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with the 4.0.4 Kernel. I've installed and ...
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I am trying to write a .desktop file to run a ROM using mednafen

So I got tried of going to my folder or terminal every time I wanted play my gba ROMs and got the idea to write a .desktop to put a shortcut on my desktop but I cant't seem to get the Exec right. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 League of Legends Patcher Critical Error

Installed ubuntu 14.04 the other day and have been trying to install league ever since. I have followed many tutorials and have tried different methods and have not been successful. The patcher ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Okay, so when I downloaded Ubuntu I deleted Windows XP because of activation issues. So there's nothing running side-by-side, its JUST Ubuntu. But anyhow, I want to play the games I had on my other OS ...
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Steam Driver Issue - Please help

I recently installed Steam to my computer, and purchased the lovely Orange Box bundle from Valve. Upon opening Steam, I was greeted with a message telling me that I should update my video card ...
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Installing new GNOME 3.16 games in Ubuntu 15.04

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 with GNOME 3.16. I am wondering if it is possible to install the new GNOME 3.16 games (including taquin) in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04.
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How to allow a process to use more memory

I am trying to run a game on Steam at a decent speed. I exceed the system requirements for this game, and the game is already set to minimum graphics, but it is still running slow. I have been using ...
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Add PlayOnLinux games to native Steam

I am one of the few Linux gamers out there and I am also a perfectionist. That makes me want to add my non-steam games to my library. But there is the problem. 95% of my games are PlayOnLinux games. I ...
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Warface EU on ubuntu [closed]

I can't play a European game named war-face with Wine. Can you help me and show how to play this game on Linux with Wine?
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How do you install sauerbraten? [duplicate]

How do you install sauerbraten on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu Screencast

I want to screencast my minecraft gaming. I did this firstly with recordmydesktop (and gtk-recordmydesktop). It works fine, but the file size is too high (564MB for about 5 min). I also tested Kazam ...
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Heroes of Newerth on 15.04

i tried to run this game on Kubuntu 15.04 (i used to play it two years back) but i cant seem to do that. When i try to ./hon-x86_64 it spits this error: ./hon-x86_64: ...
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How do I set the USB polling rate correctly for my Logitech mouse?

I have a very specific need to change the mousepoll value in Ubuntu 15.04. In Kerbal Space Program there's a Linux bug where if you drag the view with the right mouse button while the mousepoll value ...
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Wine Program doesnt run 90% of the games [closed]

Ok, I have many games in my pc including GTA 3, NFS MW, San Andreas, Vice City but my wine program loader doesnt seem to work on them and the output is- The game is magnified so much that i can see ...
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Help understanding or preventing this Kernel Panic?

Recently, I recieved a Kernel Panic while playing a game. I have not the slightest clue on how to even understand the panic, but I have provided few pictures that show it all. Other relevent info: ...
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CXXABI_1.3.8 not found

So, I'm trying to run heroes of newerth and get the error ./hon-x86_64: /home/c0ding/HoN/libs-x86_64/libstdc++.so.6: version `CXXABI_1.3.8' not found (required by ...
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xword not accepting keyboard letters

Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, xword crossword puzzle game is not accepting letters from a hardware keyboard nor onscreen keyboard. Keyboard shortcuts are working to advance to the next letter, word, etc. it ...
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Upgrading to 14.10 causes Dota to (sometimes) crash my computer?

So I was on Ubuntu 14.04 for a while and was perfectly happy with it, except that my mic was a little bit weird about when it wanted to work or not. I asked a question about it on AskUbuntu, and then ...
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Steam refuses to launch on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using an Ubuntu Acer laptop, and I installed steam about two months ago, having no problems whatsoever. Now, when I try to launch steam, nothing happens. Even the desktop icons for my games are ...
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Unable to run games via Wine

Games does not working on ubuntu via Wine, but when I try to run games via Wine on other linux distributions (e.g. OpenSUSE), it works.I don't get any errors when I run the game,but it doesn't ...
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Logitech Gaming Software on Linux

I have a pair of Logitech G930 and they work fine on Linux. I'd like to be able to see how much battery is left and, if possible, configure the programmable G-Keys. I tried to download and emulate ...
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Color became weird after running a game in Wine?

Alright, so, I'm not entirely sure how to explain this... Screenshots don't show anything wrong, and Skype friends on screen share say it looks fine. But restarting fixes it. (For the most part (more ...
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How to disable touchpad while running full screen applications / games?

Laptop support in Ubuntu is rather disappointing. It's like Ubuntu and Kubuntu are two different worlds. Is there a script to disable touchpad while running full screen applications? I tried to write ...
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Can we run games like plants vs. zombie on ubuntu 15.04?

I have researched options like Android studio and Chrome Altered version but none of the is helpful. While installing Studio,I can practically run but could get much as it required some repository ...
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Vivid / Poor performance on Football Manager 2014

When I launch a new game, I only have one star for performance, even for 1 league only, despite a good configuration for this (i don't want 3D view of matches): Xubuntu Vivid x64 / Intel Celeron ...
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Ubuntu graphics look terrible with games (dota 2) [closed]

In Dota 2, the grahpics of the game look pixelated and awful. The resolution is the same as windows and all the settings appear to be on high, but the game looks like a ps2 game. I am running with ...
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Using multiple keyboards for multiplayer games?

I often play some games with a friend of mine that use single-screen or split-screen multiplayer, with arrow keys controlling player 1 and WASD keys controlling player 2. I have an extra keyboard ...
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PlayOnLinux does not show my application in the list of installed

I recently installed Hearthstone, and let me play with it. But when i closed battle.net client and game, the installation window was running. It was waiting for the installation's end. I close this ...
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Vegastrike sound on 14.04

having a lot of trouble with VS on 14.04. I've install VS, along with all the other packages (music, data, speech), and it starts perfectly. However, there is absolutely no sound at all. I've ran ...
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Xbox 360 gamepad controller left and right analog sticks not working properly in FPS games

With most other games, my Razer Onza controller works fine but when trying to use it with a FPS game I ALWAYS have problems with one or more of the Axis controlled by the left or right analog sticks. ...
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How to prevent screen tear with VSync on games with radeon free driver?

In 3d games like Kerbal Space Program and Shadow Warrior, it is visible a horizontal tear, even when VSync is enabled in the games options. I have tried multiple values for "vblank_mode" in ~/.drirc ...
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How to download game on linux ubuntu from a CD

So I have a Bookworm Adventures CD and earlier today when I put it in, all I get are files. Nothing to install. Nothing to even play. I've been searching for hours please help.
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Is there a kdegames package alternative in 15.04

The package kdegames is no longer available in Ubuntu 15.04. Is there an alternative to the kdegames package in Ubuntu 15.04? Prior to release 15.04, this package included a suite of KDE games, ...
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How to run 32 bit game on 64 bit system?

I want to play Mount and Blade: Warband with my friends, but when I open the game, it just glitches out my computer and forces me to restart my computer. On a reddit post I found, it says that "Also, ...
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QJoypad profile switch on program close

I've just started playing with qjoypad on my ubuntu HTPC. I like it because it lets me use my xbox controller as a mouse, and switch profiles. I've read that xboxdrv lets you do the same, but I've ...
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Achieve bare-metal virtualization (hypervisor) without vt-d?

What I'm trying to achieve is a bare-metal virtualization of Windows on my Ubuntu machine. I'd be mainly using it for graphical and processor demanding tasks (gaming, 3d rendering, etc), so normal ...
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Dual display settings problem

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual displays in an extended display configuration. When I play any of several games both displays go to clone configuration and must be manually reset after the program ...
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Does Steam install games to the / (root) partition? [duplicate]

As far as I know, Steam (and pretty much every other application) is installed to the "/" partition. If that's the case, why is such a small "/" partition recommended? Couldn't one or two Steam ...