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Ubuntu 12.10: Steam won't open - no error message

Launching Steam results in nothing, with no error message. Attempting to launch from Terminal results in this message: /usr/bin/steam: line 191: /home/usr/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh: Success ...
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1answer
86 views

None of my games are working in wine 1.5

I have been trying to download and play World of Warcraft, and play Stronghold (disk game) but neither are working. My wine is version 1.5.28. I have seen on WineHQ's AppDB that both work for others, ...
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1answer
752 views

Installing Diablo 2 on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu I am trying to install the game Diablo 2. I have followed all pointers I can find on installing on Ubuntu and I cant get it to work. I have tried using furiusISO and GmountISO, ...
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1answer
582 views

How do i install mods on rigs of rods?

How to install additional cars and maps on rigs of rods? I install game from ppa and want install additional cars and maps. Sorry for my english.
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1answer
398 views

Will Nvidia gtx 650 work well on Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.04? [duplicate]

I am going to buy a new graphics card and i am thinking about a Nvidia GTX 650. Can anyone tell me if it has good driver support so that i can play games(Like TF2) without the opensource drivers? (as ...
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Quadrapassel on ubuntu 11.10

Quadrapassel does not work properly on any version after 11.10, it just got upgraded to gnome games. Is it possible to install 11.10 quadrapassel on newer versions?
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Minecraft Help! [duplicate]

So this is what I get when I Login to MineCraft on a 32 bit system 1.7 gig ram and 2.8 ghz prossesor: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 14/03/13 9:07 AM Description: Failed to ...
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1answer
293 views

Is there a problem if I install Steam for Linux AND Steam via PlayOnLinux?

I've been enjoying playing in Ubuntu 12.10 using Steam for Linux. The thing is some games (like Borderlands2) can't be installed there because you can only install games for Linux. Previously I used ...
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2answers
250 views

Games stuttering about every 7 minutes

Whenever I play a game on my Linux machine, it stutters every 7 minutes or so for about 5 seconds. Seems like not a serious problem but it is still a bit annoying. So any ideas on how to even trace ...
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0answers
215 views

Why does Wurm Online keep crashing?

Everytime I run Wurm Online the game starts up then goes to the loading/splash screen as it connects to the server. It then appears to connect and as I enter the game it crashes and closes the game. ...
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1answer
429 views

What desktop environment should I choose for gaming? [closed]

I'm finally getting rid of Windows for good. Now I'm looking for a good desktop environment for gaming performance. Which desktop environments are best for gaming? Do some environments have features ...
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81 views

Slowness initializing Heroes of Newerth

After a fresh boot it works 100%. Then maybe on a 30 day system it can start to take a long time to initialize. It usually goes through all the intro screens without problem. There's a normal time ...
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Xorg lag spikes during gameplay

With almost any game I play, be it Minecraft, TF2, World of Goo or windows games running in wine, I get horrible lag spikes (after a shot time playing) that happen about every 15-20 seconds and last ...
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What MAME UI frontends are available for Ubuntu 12.10?

I have installed Mame via SDLmame but have so far failed to successfully install any decent GUI that enables categorisation of games, favouriting, or preview screenshots. I have many hundreds of ROMs. ...
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2answers
753 views

How can I calibrate my Xbox360 controller in Ubuntu 12.10?

I was trying to play The Walking Dead Game with my Xbox360 controller and it didn't work, in this same site a helpful user told me it was a wine problem and not the driver or the game. So, I tried ...
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2answers
2k views

Change / Choose install path for a .deb

I would like to know if it is possible to choose where a .deb file will be installed, or if it is possible to move it after the installation to another directory without troubles for the app. I am ...
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How do I install MineCraft on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Minecraft? I just recently dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on my gaming desktop. I have not installed Java yet as I have tried and failed ...
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1answer
389 views

Dell XPS 15z Overheats When Using Optirun

I installed Bumblebee on my Dell XPS 15z running Ubuntu 12.10. Now whenever I use optirun to play a game like Minecraft my laptop gets really hot and crashes in about 5 minutes. What can I do to make ...
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297 views

How do I play mame games on 12.10 without being interrupted by the screensaver?

"gnome-screensaver-command -p" is gone in 12.10 so mame can't poke to keep the screen alive. Is there a command I can add before "mame" to deactivate the screensaver and one to reactivate it after I ...
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1answer
19k views

How do I install S3TC?

I recently installed steam on ubuntu 12.10 and when i try to load tf2 this error appears: "Required OPenGL extension "GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc" is not supported. Please install s3tc texture ...
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43 views

Visual Glitches in Windows Games [closed]

So first, I'm pretty fresh to Ubuntu. Now I wanted to play some Windows titles on Ubuntu so I got Wine, installed it, installed the games, all cool. But then, both titles (COD MW1 and MW2) are ...
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3answers
557 views

How to add server to the list in Starcraft brood war (Ubuntu, Wine)

I'm running Starcraft via Wine. It runs perfectly, but I don't know how to add an entry to the list of servers. In Windows it's added via reg file.
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1answer
131 views

Splice gives blank screen on startup

I just installed splice from the humble bundle, and I get a blank screen on startup. I can hear the audio, and if I move my mouse around, I can hear the menu items or something changing. I have an ...
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379 views

Bumblebee - Poor performance with games

I have an Alienware M14x (GeForce 650m with Optimus) and got Bumblebee working correctly (trying to get ready for steam for linux :)). Also I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity. I get great framerates ...
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1answer
485 views

Running Halo: Combat Evolved on 12.10?

I followed the instructions on WineHQ and got the game installed, but when I run it, it looks like this and the whole screen occasionally flickers. Does anyone know why, and if I can fix it?
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369 views

Can't make new x-servers in Ubuntu 12.10

I used to make additional x-servers to play my games in for Ubuntu, because it gives better performance. I used, for example: xinit wine Wow-64.exe --:1 DISPLAY=:1 ck_launch_session And everything ...
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4answers
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 12.10

I recently installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 12.10 on my notebook. Then I copied the backup copy of my Neverwinter Nights folder from my old 12.04 install on the same computer to the new ...
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1answer
238 views

When will the Humble Indie Bundle 6 games be supported on 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Currently, I can see them in the software center, but they say its not supported for my ...