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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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How do you run moba Infinite Crisis game through Wine?

So is it me or does no one know the moba infinite crisis? Because I ant seem to get help with this game so I have just assumed that no one in the Linux community has the power to get this game to ...
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How to Install Oculus SDK 0.4.4 and run something on DK2

I am new to Linux altogether, as well as the Oculus Rift. I have got my DK2 to work on Windows laptop, so I know it is functional. I just built a new PC and decided to run Ubuntu 14.04 and see how ...
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Keyboard is no longer working under wine

I installed Steam by typing: winetricks steam in the terminal. It worked perfectly without any problems (tested on three, quite old games from Sega). Then, inspired by this answer, before trying to ...
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How to get Infinite crisis to play in POL, wine

I havent been able to find a clear answer on if Infinite Crisis can play on Ubuntu with play on linux and wine installed. If so could someone give me steps in how to get working?
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GTA:San Andreas mp & PlayOnLinux

Today I installed the game GTA San Andreas with playonlinux. Now I want to play online, I've installed the samp with playonlinux. But if I start samp.exe with wine, and are trying to connect to ...
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Unsuccessful installation - money taken

I paid 2 USD for Mycraft game for my son. Ubuntu software did not instal it. When I log into my account there is information that I am not associated with any application. It requests me to pay for ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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Wine problems through PlayOnLinux

I am currently trying to install wine 1.5.9-raw 3 so I can run the game slender on my linux laptop. I am using PlayOnLinux for this, but I have encountered problems with this. I am unable to install ...
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Is it possible to play The Sims 4 on Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 with KDE 5. The problem is with vcrun2008. When I try to install it, it fails with error code 84. Executing w_do_call vcrun2008 Executing load_vcrun2008 Using native,builtin ...
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Low FPS on League Of Legends ubuntu 14.04

I have been having real bad FPS on league of legends right after I downloaded league on Ubuntu, I only get 40-55 FPS on very high settings I have league of legends through play on Linux, my specs ...
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Does JXD S7800B support PSP games? [on hold]

Can PSP games emulated on android game console JXD S7800B? I saw a game handheld named JXD s7800b,which is a Chinese game console brand. Anyone who had it can tell me how it works on emulator games?
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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Battle.net Launcher Crashes, typical fix not working. World of Warcraft once run in 64-bit, now saying memory can't be “read”

The typical dbghel fix for wine is NOT WORKING. It worked for a couple days, and then all of a sudden I'm getting Blizzard Errors when I boot up Battle.net AND World of Warcraft (Battle.net launcher ...
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Steam: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...
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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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I installed League of Legends and I can't open it in Wine

I Installed League Of Legends in Wine, but when I click on the shortcut nothing happens.
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How to get my parents favorite facebook games to work [duplicate]

My dad likes to play Deer Hunter 2014, and my step mom likes to play Bingo blitz or diamond dash or something like that. I am a newb at Ubuntu, so please explain things.
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Steam Deleting and Games Randomly Crashing

I recently moved over to Ubuntu due to a major virus attack destroying my C:\Windows directory. I've just gotten into using Ubuntu and I'm settling in quite well. As I go into Steam and lets say I ...
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Fps drop when playing games on wine

I'm new to the Ubuntu world... When I'm trying to play hot pursuit on Windows, I have 60 fps in 1360x768 with high texture, but when I'm playing in Ubuntu using wine, I have 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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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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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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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. ...