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Steam crashes on launch in ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I just installed steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 box, and when I try to run it, It brings up the screen asking me to create an account or login. Irrespective of what I click, it crashes. The output from the ...
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Problems with Hearthstone

Okay... So I've been trying to install Hearthstone. But no matter how I do it, it comes out looking like this. So, I need to know what I'm doing wrong. I've tried PlayOnLinux and manual install via ...
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TF2 constantly crashing

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Team Fortress 2 was running just great on my system. I decided to install proprietary drivers - Currently the NVidia 331.38 from nvidia-331 (not updates). Every game ...
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LoL Wine In game shop crash [on hold]

I fixed it yesterday but earlier today i del something and made ubuntu die so i had to reinstall it long story short i need to know how to fix the ingame shop crash i dont remember how i did it before ...
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How to have my USB playstation 1 controller work properly with ePSXe?

I am running 14.04, and i have installed ePSXe 1.9.0. And running the ISO games was ok and i have input from my USB playstation 1 controller. However, if i try to press a gamepad key it 'forgets' ...
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Terraria with Playonlinux crashing when I input keys

I've had Ubuntu 64x for a few months now, and I'm not the best with installing programs on Ubuntu, so bear with me. I wanted to play Terraria on linux, so I installed "Playonlinux", and I followed ...
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Games launched from Steam in Ubuntu are grouped with the other Steam windows

When I launch a game with Steam the game window is automatically grouped with the other Steam windows. I'd like the game windows to have they're own icon in the pager and dock, seperate from the ...
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Can you transfer Steam games from one Ubuntu Laptop to another?

This question is about importing steam games form windows to Ubuntu so is similar but I don't think a duplicate. A little on my situation, I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and have Steam ...
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Diablo 3 and Starcraft 2 fullscreen with system bar ( ubuntu 14.04 )

I'm running diablo 3 and starcraft 2 , and when my game starts, the system bar is showing up on the fullscreen but before the game open in the desktop of the wine the bar does not appear. I want to ...
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How to run Halo 2 Vista on wine?

I manage to make Wine to launch Halo 2 Vista, I receive the same first screen that I receive when I launch it in a virtual machine (Windows 8). However no further signs from there. I launched ...
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wine4win alternative

I was playing this heroes of Newerth game back using a win7 OS. after reading some forum back in the HON blogs. some of the gamers could play using Linux so I tried out the wine Microsoft program ...
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Will a playonlinux installation affect my current (working) WoW with wine installation?

I "managed" to get World Of Warcraft working with no problems on my Lenovo Laptop. It got one of that awfull optimus graphic systems and it took some time. I want to install league of legends now and ...
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Installing .exe app on ubuntu [duplicate]

i am asking if i can install .exe (GTA IV) on my ubuntu from 2 DVD ( using wine ), does it require any other programs ? Thanks.
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GTA SA Problem with screen resulution on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed GTA San Andreas with Wine and I run the game, but when I want to change my screen resulution (HP 635 Notebook PC; AMD Radeon 6310M,AMD E240 Single Core (1.5GHz, 512KB L2 Cache), 15.6" ...
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Execute commands on a server running under a system account

I setup a minecraft server on a Ubuntu system. When I launch the server from the command line, the server listens to the standard input and responds to various commands (such as changing the game ...
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My Halo Custom Edition screen is clear when I run it

When I run Halo Custom Edition, with Wine, the screen is transparent and all I hear is the audio playing, I have already went past the PigGen.dll issue, so that's not the case.
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MyCraft Game on ubuntu [duplicate]

How long does it take to download MyCraft Game. I purshad the ghame amd it has been downloading for a while. Seems a bit long for 4 MB.
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Social Game API's?

Hey does anyone know of an API's for Achievements, leaderboards, and etc.? I was wondering since Android has Google Play Games, while Mac and iOS has Game Center.
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Is there a way to get Roblox without the roblox-linux-wrapper?

I want to play Roblox but when I try with the Roblox linux wrapper it wont run. Is there an alternative way to play Roblox?
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Pioneer (video game) cannot change resolution

I can not change resolution in Pioneer video game when the game is in full screen, When I select the resolution the controls just hangs,I can not change anything the game runs in the background but It ...
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Weird lag when trying to run steam games? Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to play a game on steam, I get a weird lag issue every 2-3 minutes, even though I'm getting 300+ fps. I've tried a couple of the different drivers already, and whenever the lag starts ...
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AMD A6 Processor, Radeon HD 8400, Laptop: Ubuntu running slow

I have recently installed Ubuntu. I had done some research about switching to Ubuntu and if its worth it. It seemed pretty convincing that Ubuntu was a great OS and is better than Windows 8, the OS I ...
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The game Natural Selection 2 has performance issues and refuses to load

I am trying to run Natural Selection 2 under kubuntu 14.04. I have the latest version of steam. My system is completely up to date using the built-in application update software. I have verified the ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in Xubuntu 14.04

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. I have installed Neverwinter Nights following the guide here: http://forum.bioware.com/topic/136631-linux-install-diamond-edition-original-edition-169-update-nwmovies/ The ...
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Bash error on opening the terminal

Whenever I open terminal in Ubuntu I get the following bash and I don't know how to solve it. I need a solution as soon as possible: bash: ...
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games from facebook wont work, help?

I want to play games on Facebook and some games keep saying I need to have Microsoft or Mac. Is there anything I can do to be able to play these games? Thanks in advance
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Motherboard and Graphics driver

I have installed ubuntu on my new motherboard, all i have is motherboard support cd for windows platform. From community forums i understood in linux there is no need to install specific drivers. I ...
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Pokemon Trading Card Game Online for Ubuntu?

Is possibilite to play Pokemon Trading Card Game Online in a Ubuntu 14? There are a link here but I tried to use Wine, but appear a massege error. This game run only for Windows and Mac OS. ...
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Problems running Grisaia no Kajitsu with Wine HQ on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with Wine 1.7. So here's the thing, I have downloaded a visual novel called "Grisaia no Kajitsu" from Fuwanovel; the game run without any errors until a certain point, the ...
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Without windows present will wine compromise my kernel? [closed]

i plan on getting a gaming pc and dont want malware on my hardware(windows); however i want to be able to play windows games downloaded from steam, as steamos has not officially launched. is wine my ...
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Ubuntu to Xubuntu Dual Boot

Well, Ubuntu keeps crashing and from what I've seen Xubuntu has never crashed on me. So I want to put the Xubuntu Desktop Environment over Ubuntu. (It's unity that keeps crashing) However, I want ...
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can't install Quake 3

After installing it from Ubuntu Software Center and having the original disk etc I get the following error message and I have no idea whatsoever of what I am supposed to do: Use game-data-packager to ...
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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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Torchlight Black Screen and doesn't show up

When I open it in full screen I get a black screen that covers whole screen,in windowed mode middle of screen.Here is a video: https://copy.com/fvrGw7QIJ8Z0 Terminal Output: ...
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Oculus Rift with Antichamber on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Antichamber runs great on linux (steam version). But it is not playable with the Oculus Rift at this point. The issues are: 1) no headtracking 2) graphics are not being split and distorted by Oculus ...
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Creating a steam library on flash drive problems

Basically. I have steam installed but I want to install games onto a flash drive since I don't have enough space on the SSD. When I try to add library folder on the flash drive I get this message ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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How to play 0AD multiplayer in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed latest version of ubuntu 14.04. I want to play multipalyer game with my friend and we are using local area network of our college. We have no problem with single player. So any one ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Binding keys to buttons on a Ps3 gamepad controller

I have both a dual shock 3 and a knock off wired ps3 controller. I'm running 14.04 trusty tahr on a presario cq57 from compaq, no windows installed. I have a AMD C-50 Processor × 2, 1.6 GiB of memory. ...
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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Installing Broken Sword [duplicate]

Hi I want to install Broken Sword I have it as a tar.gz file which I have extracted I am not sure what I do next can anyone help?
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Is Amnesia available for free?

How do we download or install the game Amnesia? Do we have to buy it or is it free? (I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.)
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laggy video and games in 14.04.1

I just installed a fresh install of 14.04.1 tonight after being away from Ubuntu for a while due to failed updates making it unusable. I have it working but then tried to watch a video on YouTube. The ...
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I want to split sound

I would like to split sound between skype and games/music/system. I want skype to use headphones plugged in, and system to use speakers. Is that possible? Microphone - mic in PINK Headphones - audio ...
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WINE Hearthstone problem

So I've been wanting to play hearthstone but I have a problem that I ran into. When I try to get into hearthstone all it does is stay on the loading screen with the thing at the top blinking. It then ...
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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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Has anyone been successful running the new SimCity through play on Linux?

I've been able to download origin on play an Linux but it doesn't download the game (SimCity) completely.