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Create a PlayOnLinux install on another drive

So I have a small disk space on my "main" linux install and I have a second HDD to install other stuff. I want to install some pretty hefty games via PlayOnLinux on my other drive but I can't manage. ...
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Is there any adventure games available in Bangalore? [on hold]

If you know any adventure games or other video games, Please let me know
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Multiple keystrokes in 1 macro script with xmacro

Okay so my situation is that i am trying to make a macro for a video game i know that macros work inside the windows emulator because i have had 1 batten things work in my testing i am using this ...
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Trying to install Neverwinter Nights again, and having yet another different failure

So, as the title says, I'm trying to install NWN again. It went awry a while back in a Kubuntu VM ( as noted here: Neverwinter Nights hangs at startup in my Kubuntu 14.10 VMWare Guest), and I got some ...
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How do I get Second Life for Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded the Second Life package for Ubuntu 14.04 but I am unsure how to run it. What file do I have to click on to set it up?
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Crossfire and others

How are youse, little geniuses? For sime time I have tried to install games in the style competitive first-person-shooter using the programs: Wine — [PlayOnLinux] and Crossover; games that I usually ...
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Log in loop in 15.10 after installing steam

I was trying out Steam this afternoon and installed my game. It all went well and I loaded the game with no issues. But once I tried getting files through the steam workshop, my whole laptop started ...
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Is there a VR virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?

I'm planning to get a HTC VIVE for watching movies in virtual reality, but the virtual desktop for steam is only for Windows. Is there any virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?
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installing simutrans on xubuntu

I am new to Linux and have been using lubuntu since the past 4 months. I switched over to xubuntu recently. Unlike lubuntu, I could not locate simutrans in the 'software' section in xubuntu. Please ...
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How to get this game to run by fixing this list of issues it displayed?

Screenshot with errors on left monitor So I installed Witcher (game) from a .sh file, and when I try to run the game,it gives me that screen on the left in the image. I wanted to install the intel ...
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Windows game running on playonlinux/wine asking me for CDROM

I have the iso and I have the CD in the drive yet the programs keeps asking me about the CD I tried to make a drive in winecfg and link it to the iso file but it didnt work :/
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Steam won't launch game in Ubuntu 16.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit, using default open source drivers. I installed Magicka 2 on steam, but I cant' launch it. Trying to runsteam steam://rungameid/238370 I get: Running Steam on ...
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Can I make PCSX2 on Ubuntu be remotely controlled?

Can I set up PCSX2 to allow people from remote IPs be able to connect to my computer, use THEIR controller, and play the game on my computer? I know it's a weird question, but can it be done?
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Problems launching GameVox

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Problems launching Steam games

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Windows games on Ubuntu [closed]

I know, that this question is a duplicate, but all answer didn't give me enough information. I know it is possible to use PlayOnLinux and wine for Windows applications or steam for some native Linux ...
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Certain apps like supertux no loner exist after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I attempted to find supertux in the dash but it seems to of disappeared. Also I couldn't find it in Ubuntu software when I tried to reinstall it. Actually, I can't any software except for software ...
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Steam says drive is not mounted with executive permissions

I can't seem to get steam to allow me to install games on my SD Card. I use this command to mount it: sudo mount -o exec /dev/sda1 /home/spib/SDCard Steam still gives the "New Steam library folder ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 on Ubuntu

I have a Left 4 Dead 2 Windows installer in exe. My other games were installed by "PlayOnLinux" app, but there is no L4D2 version, or any sign that it will be avaliable in the future. I also didn't ...
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How to remove this steam-launcher

it's useless to see that steam-launcher icon in unity dashboard ubuntu can't be clicked. i already see in /usr/share/applications and .local/share/applications there is no such steam-launcher that ...
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Steam pops up with “out of date client” dialogue even though I used the .deb from the Steam website

Title says it all. Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 today, (DAY ONE ^_^) and this seems odd. The exact output: Your steam package is out of date. Please get an updated version from your package provider or ...
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Multiple points of failure running World of Warcraft with Wine 1.8?

I am trying to get World of Warcraft 6.2.4 to run on Ubuntu 16.04. I've solved a couple of problems already by updating Wine to 1.8. I have tried using Wine in XP and Windows 7 "compatibility" mode. ...
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Ubuntu HP laptop getting overheated while playing DOTA 2 [duplicate]

I am running DOTA 2 on lowest graphics and with GPU enabled and the temp is getting (I am not joking) 90-95 °C. What to do it's getting too hot! My Laptop specs: processor: Intel i3 3rd gen Ram: 4 ...
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Running Rise of Nations in Wine, works but display is not OK

I'm trying to run a Windows game, Rise of Nations, in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with wine 1.9.4. I followed this guide, the game ran, but it was unplayable. How can I get it to work like it's supposed to?
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When can i use linux on my new computer? [closed]

I have recently built a beast! however I am finding it very difficult to use Linux on it. I am still considered a noob for my level of Linux knowledge but I am not new to it. It is comprised mostly ...
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Do gaming mice work with Ubuntu ? [on hold]

I want to purchase a mid range gaming mouse but confused whether it will work with Ubuntu or not. Will all the keys be configurable like in Windows. For playing CS and DOTA.
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An unknown directx error has occurred and league of legends cannot start

DirectX an unknown problem on the next screenshot . I followed the instructions correctly on page: http://forums.na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=2957372%29 But when the game starts ...
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How to unlock all tracks in Linux version of SuperTuxKart 0.9?

I want to set up an open-source gaming party, kinda small, in my local area, all of the machines running Ubuntu. One of the games I plan on have there is SuperTuxKart, specifically the 0.9 version. I ...
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Launching game (0AD) from the terminal

I was trying to play 0AD from my ubuntu box and was experimenting on launching the game via terminal. When running the bash command bash /usr/games/0ad it brings up an error regarding the video ...
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Gaming compatibility?

My Dell Inspiron notebook 3542 has a i3 quad-core processor and Intel HD Graphics. But, is Ubuntu gaming compatible? Or I need to install Windows? I am talking about games like Counter Strike, NFS ...
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Ubuntu stops displaying through DVI or playing sound while gaming, but rebooting gives me back a working computer

Here's my build for reference: i7-4790k(Stock speed) GTX 970 250gb SSD 8 gigs ram Basically, when playing Dota 2, the monitor will tell me there is no signal and go into sleep mode. Sound from the ...
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Dota 2 on Ubuntu with 1 GB graphic card isn't working great

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphic card 1 GB. I tried to play Dota 2 with High Quality settings, but my PC is only using 150 MB of dedicated memory. How do I increase this and how do I make it run ...
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Wine won't open .exe files?

I'm a big noob to ubuntu and having to run wine with windows applications, but I'm trying to download some indie games and 99% of them come up with an error message that insufficient data is not ...
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Have problems with installing SWTOR?

Is there anyone who can help me installing SWTOR. I install swtor by play on linux but when i run it, it run something on my screen what i can't see. And that's it. The terminal is open and it says ...
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Installing Directx9 or later

i'm trying to install a game with wine but when i accept the licence it says "you need to install directx9 or better". I tried to follow that : http://www.dedoimedo.com/games/wine-directx.html but ...
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Installing “Dota 2 reborn” on ubuntu and ubuntu mate

Can anyone give me step by step installation guide for "Dota 2 reborn" on ubuntu and ubuntu mate,Thank you, your help is much appreciated.
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How do I play Counter Strike?

Currently I have Ubuntu MATE 14.04 installed on my system. I have a Windows setup file of Counter Strike 1.6. I have installed WINE from Ubuntu Software Centre. Counter Strike 1.6 has been ...
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Slow write speeds on Steam

I'm not gonna explain the whole story but I basically have linux installed on a 32gb usb stick and I'm using another 32gb stick with a steam library on it to have extra storage for games. So I tried ...
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What do I do to fix all these dependency problems?

Linux Mint 17.3 (Lenovo G50-80) [same unmodified hardware as from factory] I know this site is for UBUNTU, but I've been using Linux for just two weeks now (AND I LOVE IT). Anyways, I've sometimes ...
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GTA:SA doesn't go fullscreen properly in wine

I have Wine Staging 1.9.7. When I run GTA:SA through wine, the screen resolution changes but the game doesn't go fullscreen: I've also tried a game called "Cubic Castles" through wine but it goes ...
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Ubuntu - League of Legends WINE problem

I've install League of Legend on my notebook and wine as well. I've try different version of wine but no one of this don't work to play LoL... I've try: 1.6 and when I've try to open LoL he ...
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How to choose to use AMD gpu instead of intel graphics - ubuntu 15.10

I have xubuntu 15.10 and I would like to know how to run a program ex. minecraft with my amd r7 m265 gpu instead of cpu graphics. Thanks!
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Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? [closed]

Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? Copy-and-pasted from: http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/ Windows Minimum: OS: Windows® 7 ...
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How to lift memory limitation?

My current machine: ASUS K50IJ: 64bit dualcore 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, intel GMA 4500 I played Half-Life 2 on this machine, on Windows, which has the same engine as Team Fortress 2. Now I only have ...
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Steam on Linux OR steam on wine?

I've been looking and got no answer, if you somehow know the answer please tell me. Okey, so I've been playing games with steam on Linux for a while. Maybe it's my PC or something, and it's not ...
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Run counter strike in ubuntu 15.10

I am a huge fan of counter strike. I have ubuntu 15.10 and i want to install counter strike in it. Can anyone help me. Thank You in advance
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How to add or load gamemaker maps

Hi am currently having a problem with Platinum arts sandbox gamemaker on my ubuntu LTS 14.04 system, i downloaded it through software center and when i open it i see this Screenshot and whenever i ...
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ETQW exit after load UI, that's happened in this two days after upgrade

Ubuntu 16.04. Perhaps the reason is comes from upgrade in this two days. All files within ETQW directory remains unchanged, for all modify time of files is old date. ldd etqw.x86 show all need libs ...
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install S3TC texture support

when I try to open a game from steam, an error will appear which says This application requires either the GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc or the GL_EXT_texture_compression_dxt1 + ...