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PlayonLinux League of Legends Crashes Updating

Hello so I am trying to install League on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid... Right now League is on 6.10 update and I am trying to find a bug in this but I only find one simple bug in all of this... And I am ...
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Can't login Unity Game Engine on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I found an built of Unity3d for Ubuntu 64 bit. I downloaded it and install it : http://blogs.unity3d.com/2015/08/26/unity-comes-to-linux-experimental-build-now-available/ After open Unity, I can't ...
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Xorg or mesa or radeon or gpu or steam problem on ubuntu 16.04

First of all, my system info as shown by inxi -Fxxx command is this: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16654073/ The main problem is that when I play dota2 or teamfortress (steam games) after a while the ...
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why do tf2 lags a lot on ubuntu?

When I try playing TF2 on my PC, the game runs with extreme lag, making it nearly impossible to play. Here are specs of my PC: Intel i3 4th gen, 3.4Ghz. RAM: 4 GB. No graphics card, Intel integrated ...
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STEAM games on Wine or Windows VM

I recently installed Steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, but noticed not all games are available to me. I am looking to play a particular game H1Z1 which is not ported for Linux, so I was wondering if I ...
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Swiching to Lubuntu from Ubuntu- Guild Wars 2

If I install Lubuntu over, or in replacement of, the Ubuntu I am already using, can I still download Guild Wars 2 with the play on Linux app? I currently have the game downloaded but it crashes at the ...
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Winetricks not installing properly through Wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm following this tutorial on installing all necessary prerequisites for league through wine as well as moving over the league files in order to have a completely functioning game. I'm running on ...
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How do I reinstall old Mahjong?

I had to reinstall Ubuntu and my favorite Mahjong is no longer listed in games to be downloaded.Can I readd as I did, with andrew.46 help, with SDL Ball?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Freezing Audio in Games and VLC player

I am using the following Ubuntu: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I started to experience strange issue - when I ...
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a light tool for developing Android's games [closed]

I am looking for a light tool for developing android's games. Any ideas ?
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MW2 error on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I lauch up MW2 thru steam on playonlinux I get : DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error. Any help? I have install the following vcrun 2005 corefonts d3dx9 dotnet20 dotnet20 sp1 ...
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sudoku features disappear over time [closed]

ISTR that a few years ago sudoku on ubuntu had the following features: tracker (testing hypotheses in a separate color) possible cell content automatic maintenance (makes the easy/medium puzzles ...
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Upgrading AisleRiot Solitaire

I'm having some trouble with AisleRiot Solitaire. Well, it seems that I must upgrade it to a version >= 3.16. But I don't know how to do that. I tried to remove and reinstall it, but after the ...
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How do I install SDL Ball?

I've enjoyed 100's of hours replaying SDL Ball. A Microsoft chat tech made my computer unusable and I had to have Ubuntu reinstalled. Now SDL Ball is no longer on the list of downloadable games. I ...
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Chromebook, Ubuntu and Second Life

Alright so I'm a long term Windows user. My computer died and i had to fall back onto a Beta Chromebook with Chrome OS. now I have already used a youtube video to install Linux/Ubuntu/Unity with ...
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system locks up after a few hours of playing a game. (16.04)

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 everything has been fine so far, except for one issue. While playing any game everything locks up but the sound keeps going. As in I was ...
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Why does my mouse go out of the window's border when playing my games?

I got a game called oopenlugaru and it can't go fullscreen, which is ok, but my mouse always misbehaves and goes out of the border. I know there's an easy solution to this. Can anyone refresh my mind ...
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Xbox 360 wireless receiver taking up all my joystick slots

I have two controllers, a XBox 360 with wireless receiver and a retro snes iBuffalo, each one connected to a USB port. Both works fine, but the xbox receiver creates 4 instances of controllers, ...
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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 ? [closed]

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 ...