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Cannot play Games on Steam Ubuntu 16.04

Recently downloaded both Starbound and Life Is Strange via Steam on Ubuntu 16.04. Neither work. What happens is they "launch" - I get the preparing to launch game window - but then even though Steam ...
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Minecraft constantly crahsing, Java 8 OPENJDK

after I installed Minecraft, I installed Java, and then I launched my game on 1.10.2 and I even tryed 1.10 My crash log: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Don't do that. Time: 7/28/16 7:10 PM ...
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Battle.net won't launch after latest update

Is anyone else having problems with Battle.net not launching after latest patch? Ubuntu 16.04
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Steam not Working in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS games/video editing software

I need help with this problem really badly. My PC And my system is not opening steam I can open it on the virtual machine just fine but it does not open on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried to update my ...
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old programmes not running

I play MMORPGs regularly and one such game, Champions of regnum had a recent update. After the update, the game stopped working. It starts off, no problems there but does not "run". After a while, ...
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I can't install steam games on my external usb hard drive. What do I do?

I have an hectron 320 G and I cant install steam games on ubuntu . It says it needs execute permission and I've tried other solutions and it dosent work . I've tried the methot in here and it doesn't ...
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Need for Speed Most Wanted not working after update from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

The game was working great on Ubuntu 14.04 but after upgrading to 16.04, it doesn't work anymore. Here's the backtrace Unhandled exception: invalid float operation in 32-bit code (0x7eb11542). ...
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Dota 2 fps problem

on windows my dota 2 fps is around 50-60fps. Some people on youtube says that ubuntu is better than windows in terms of playing dota 2 so I decided to switch to ubuntu from windows 10. But now my fps ...
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Warsow Crash all the time (Xubuntu 16.04)

I installed last version of Warsow (2.1) and the old (2.0) in a Xubuntu 16.04 system (Toshiba Satellite pro C850 laptop 64bits -1,8 GB RAM-), but when I run the start script, then in two or three ...
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repository dotnet40 is not working for COD BO 2

please help: env WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX="/media/xxx/DATA/Games/CODBO2" winetricks dotnet40 output like this: wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string even i'm installing ...
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Any Open-World Driving Simulation Games? [closed]

I am not looking for racing games, but rather free open-world driving simulators where you can do stunts and drive wherever you want in a large map. I have searched for some, but all the results are ...
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Xen vs Dual-Boot for Games

friends! I'm using Ubuntu for making games, browsing net and anything I could ever do and I really like it. However, there is a little problem. My favourite game series Resident Evil doesn't run well ...
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What solitaire game w/Xubunto operating system is most like Windows ultimate solitaire? [duplicate]

My dad bought a used laptop w/the Xubuntu operating system. All he does is play Ultimate Solitaire, but it's by Windows. What is Xubuntu's solitaire game that is most like that?
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How can I play PokemonGo on Ubuntu?

Ubuntu at the moment has two platforms; Ubuntu (Unity7) 12.04 - 16.04 and Ubuntu Touch (Unity8) Phone, Tablet, and 16.10+ How does one play PokemonGo on either of these platforms?
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Black Screen while playing steam games

I have installed oilaf driver for graphics, but when I play a game on steam goes black but I hear the game sounds, updated the driver graphics but still black window while gaming. Can anyone help?
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Team Fortress 2 - Low Frame Rate

I have observed a strange problem with Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Note This does not seem to affect the single player mode, only multiplayer. I can play on the single player training mode for ...
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Running Masterwork Dwarf Fortress under Linux

I downloaded package with MDF from here: http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=8639 Everything works under Linux except of Masterwork Dwarf Fortress.exe - GUI needed to configure numerous settings ...
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Playing Warzone 2100: Latest version under Xenial?

Xenial Xerus ships with version 3.1.1 of the great game Warzone 2100. A new version has just been released: 2016-07-10 After 3.5 years of development, version 3.2.0 of Warzone has finally been ...
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Nvidia Geforce 820M driver [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 16.04, want to play games, But nvidia driver is not installed, Should I install the driver for better performance or Intel Graphics will cope up with it? In additional drivers nvidia ...
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CS:GO Game not launching. (STEAM)

So I installed CS:GO and launched it now it showed on my little steam logo it went green then it just went back to blue aka not being in-game and there was no application that launched. (I am running ...
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ASUS gaming laptop keyboard backlight not working

my keyboard backlight is not working I just installed windows 10 and before I did it worked but my mouse pad didn't when I got my laptop a few months ago it had windows 10 in it had to send in to get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 R9 390 Black screen/freezing on some games

This is a recent install of Ubuntu 16.04. When I run certain games, like Tabletop Simulator or Payday 2 the game will run fine for a couple minutes then all of the sudden freeze, after a few seconds ...
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CS:GO Won't load on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently got Ubuntu 16.04 alongside my Windows 10 installation. I got steam since I mostly use my computer to play games. I downloaded CS:GO and clicked play. First weird thing I noticed. It didn't ...
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Mouse movement lags flash game

this was not happening before in a game I play (Realm of the Mad God), which was flash version 11.2.202.621, but now is happening in 11.2.202.626, The game runs through shockwave (swf). If needed I ...
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How to delete high score of the gnome-mines game?

I want to delete the high score of gnome-mines in Ubuntu-16.04 (Gnome). I am unable to find the latest links which guide through that (all are either very old or the methods suggested by them do not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition Wont Start

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to get Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition running. I have the GOG version. I was able to get Civ 5 and Pillers of Eternity working no problem. When I run ...
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Coding Error Within Terminal?

I own Terraria on Steam and its one of my favourite games. I finally got Steam working on my laptop and now it doesn't work. I don't know anything about code, so here's all the technical stuff. Upon ...
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Gaming mice for Ubuntu [closed]

I recently was thinking to get myself a gaming mouse. But the thing that is bothering me is that whether it will work out of the box for Ubuntu.I am looking to buy a Logitech one. Model 300s .Will the ...
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How to run games from a disk using Wine? [duplicate]

I have an original game disk of FIFA 10. How to install and play it using Wine on Ubuntu 16.04?
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(Kubuntu) No steam games will start

I'm new to Linux systems so this might be really easy to fix. but recently i have been re installing all of my games. the first two that were installed (Hacknet, and Axiom Verge) worked perfectly fine ...
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How to run Fifa 10 on Ubuntu

I have an original Fifa 10 Disk. How should I install it on Ubuntu? I don't want to use Wine. Is there an alternative?
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Is Ubuntu 16.04 good for gaming? [closed]

Is it recommended to use Ubuntu for gaming? Seriously, I need to know if it worth the effort of installing Ubuntu on my PC. I have a system with the following configuration: i7 2600, 8GB ram DDR3, ...
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PS3 controller on playonlinix with steam games

i have installer Steam trought Playonlinux to play some windows games. After installing, y opened Steam and installed games with it, the things is that the games installed this way will not recognize ...
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Do I need to install Vulkan for better performance?

afaik Vulkan is like DirectX. Will installing it be "like a drivers upgrade" for my system? I mean will my gaming performance be better? Some say it wouldn't and it's just intended for developers. ......
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Joystick axes don't center on boot

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, my Thrustmaser HOTAS X's axes initialize at their minimum values, rather than at their centered values: (Axes 5 and 6 aren't used by the stick) To fix this, I have to ...
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How to fix League of Legends Ubuntu 16.04

I installed League of Legends using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 and it used to crash all the time, while playing,repairing,browsing the store and even at the log in screen. I used to get either Bug ...
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Xbox One Controller Ubuntu 16.04

I've got some problems with my xbox one controller. My ubuntu does recognize that I have plugged in a xbox controller (lsusb and jstest show me the xbox controller) but it ignores every input and the ...
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Help with wine installation

I installed wine and then realized i should have installed winehq. I used the code: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel I got this response: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How do I unzip, install and run the game Xonotic.zip?

I have downloaded Xonotic using the orange download button on the site, but now I have no idea how to: Unzip the zip file of Xonotic Install Xonotic Run the game Xonotic I have looked everywhere, ...
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I can't move data between my New 3DS and Ubuntu

So, the New 3DS has a feature where you can wirelessly move data between your PC and N3DS, and I want to load mine up with podcasts and whatnot. Only problem is, even when Ubuntu does recognize the ...
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How to change steam library location to another hard drive?

I had already downloaded TF2 in windows 8.1 and its kept in another drive not on the drive containing windows. Now I have downloaded Steam on Ubuntu and I want to change its library location to other ...
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Installing game on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install a video game I just downloaded (Heroes of Newerth, and I downloaded the Linux version. The game is a .sh extension.), but I'm having some trouble. I downloaded the newest Ubuntu ...
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Simple and Low Resource games for Ubuntu?

I've been helping put together some old computers and installing Edubuntu on them for some newly arriving refugees in AZ. Many of the desktops and laptops are pretty (read: very) low resource, and I'm ...
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How to use KeePass to handle PlaneShift's login?

I'd like to start playing PlaneShift. I have created my account from their website, and as usual I used KeePass to generate a strong unique password for my account. When I launch the game it plays in ...
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Trouble with multiple keyboards and some applications

I have a Typematrix 2030 keyboard which I use with a bépo-layout and a normal qwerty-keyboard which I use to play games. I have the two keyboard layouts installed and change between them. Now, some ...
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Steam crashes whenever I open Big Picture Mode

Whenever I try to open Steam in Big Picture Mode, Steam simply crashes. I set Steam to open Big Picture Mode immediately when opened and when launched through terminal, the following is displayed: ...
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Steam games suddenly stopped launching

So, I have steam downloaded from the ubuntu software center and have been playing antichamber, which is linux enabled and doesn't require wine/playonlinux or anything to run. It used to run absolutely ...
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Does anyone know about Chess with Scid?

Hi I'm installing stockfish to be used on scid. I followed these two tutorials, using stockfish from the stockfish website rather than from git. https://www.chess.com/article/view/scid--stockfish ...
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How can I automatically mute an application when not in focus?

When I'm playing some games like chivalry Medieval Warfare and I switch to another software like Firefox or Desktop the sound of the game still plays. So, How can I fix this problem ?
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Is it possible to start an application without a window manager?

I have some really old machines that I want to run some games on. I want to get the best performance possible so I want to know (if possible) how can I start a game without a window manager. Maybe ...