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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Tried installing Rift via Wine

I'm not exactly sure where I would post this. I'm going to try Rift forums also, but thought I could see what kind of help I could get here also. :) As the title says. I'm successfully installing Rift ...
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How well does the GTX 780 perform on Ubuntu?

I looked at the related questions and found a few pertaining to the drivers for the 780 not working correctly, but I assume those are isolated cases. Anyhow, I'm a gamer, and I have my computer that ...
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Bad OpenGL performance when running the game windowed

I'm playing Dust Racing 2D (https://sourceforge.net/projects/dustrac/) on Ubuntu 13.10. The problem is that the performance is bad when running the game in a window. The fullscreen mode is perfectly ...
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Has anyone gotten Steam games to work with AMD and 13.10 Saucy Salamander?

Running Saucy Salamander 13.10 64-bit. Installed steam via Ubuntu Software Center. On installing, Steam warns: OpenGl not using Direct render, and links here (unhelpful) ...
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SlI and Drivers

I currently have Ubuntu solely installed on a Lenvo Y500 with nvidia650m SLI, i am running nvidia driver version 319(tested). I cannot turn sli on though, Using the (sudo nvidia-xconfig --sli=) ...
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Steam Games not as smooth as they should

i'm new in this Ubuntu world. I'm trying out ubuntu 13.10, and my goal is to customize it as far as i'm comfortable with. But now i'm at a breaking point: I'm a gamer, and i really want ubuntu to ...
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Installing nvidia drivers on acer aspire v5-573g

I am new to linux in general ( ive just tried it years ago) and as I've seen it for first time - i loved it! The best OS for me but there was a little problem - I am a gamer since i remember myself. ...
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1answer
361 views

Very bad FPS on DOTA 2 with Ubuntu 13.10 using HD7770

I am having very bad FPS on DOTA 2 native. I am using: Ubuntu 13.10 for X64 bit systems AMD FX-6300 CPU 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHZ Radeon 7770 GHZ Edition with 14.1 Beta Drivers What I have tried up so ...
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What combination of Nvidia drivers and Kernel version is recommended for gaming?

I'm somewhat new to Linux, although I have a fair amount of experience. I've been having a lot of graphical issues lately, and figured that upgrading to the latest linux kernel and Nvidia drivers ...
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184 views

Garry's Mod Not working,

I'm a Linux noob, so bear with me here. MY computer is a Dell Vostro 200 running Ubuntu 13.10, graphics chipset is a g33/g31. Before, when it had Windows 7 as the OS, gmod ran fine. but when i made ...
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I have a problem with running the application from Steam (Dont Starve)

Graphics - Ati Radeon 6400m CPU - Core i5 Translation with Google: When I start a game its window opens and closes immediately with no errors or warnings. I tried to switch to the closed drivers ...
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Games open on two screens with open source drivers

I'm using ATI open source drivers with an ATI HD 3870 on Ubuntu 13.04. When I open games like Teeworlds, they open stretched across both of my monitors. The card is not supported by fglrx.. and I ...
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1answer
154 views

Slowdown on RetroArch SNES emulation when using shaders

New Ubuntu installation, first time Linux user. When I turn on shaders and filters on the emulators video options the games become unplayable because of slowdown.Is the problem with Gallium 0.4 on ...
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1answer
287 views

Poor performance using Proprietary AMD drivers in wine, is there a way to improve it?

Well lets start: I have the proprietary drivers installed, I am using Ubuntu 13.04, my Video board is an AMD Radeon HD 7970M with 2gb of Vram, in a Clevo/Sager p150hm, 6gb ram ddr3, Intel core i7 ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Crash

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, on which I have played Sims 3 on and off for quite some time. I started playing again and now it goes black then comes back saying my Intel Graphics Driver crashed and ...
0
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1answer
379 views

Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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1answer
385 views

AMD graphics card: What drivers should I install [duplicate]

I have just downloaded Ubuntu and I am trying to play some Steam games but Steam says that I should update my drivers. I am using the post release driver, but should I also install the experimental ...
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292 views

DOTA2 with black screen

I installed steam and from there the DOTA2 game, it starts and I can see the introductory videos but the moment I start the game I cant see nothing, just a black screen. So far I'd tried switching ...
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356 views

amd ccc radeon 7990 profiles and driver updating?

I have the XFX double-D HD 7970 3g GPU and back when I was on windows I had a 3 monitor and TV set-up. I used to use profiles to switch between a TV mode with XBMC, a Eyefinity mode with my 3 monitors ...
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729 views

Drivers for gaming Nvidia and wine and what happened to wine tricks?

Witch Nvidia driver should I be using for gaming under wine ? I ask this question after installing one of my favourite games ,sins of a solar empire, in wine. The game seems to run fine, its not to ...
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Random, possibly graphics-related restarts? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 on a desktop, and as the title suggests, I'm getting random reboots that seemed to be linked to graphics. It happens without fail while gaming, and occasionally even while watching ...
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457 views

Games won't run after installation and removal of NVIDIA driver

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Some months ago I installed Amnesia - The Dark Descent which uses 3D graphics and therefore refused to run using Nouveau. So, after having no luck using the Additional ...
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How to download the latest NVidia GeForce drivers in Ubuntu 12.04? (x64) [duplicate]

Long-time ATI user here and I finally made the fortunate switch to a GeForce GTX 660 (Ti). I know too much about how AMD does it, so I'm wondering what's the best way to get up-to-date drivers for ...
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How to properly install PlayOnLinux, all the drivers, etc?

I am (re)installing Ubuntu 12.04 now, and I'd like to ask what things I have to install to properly run games with PlayOnLinux? I mean do I need to install some kind of graphics driver, or DirectX, ...
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399 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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180 views

How can I play QuakeLive (or other games) on 12.04? (NO WINE)

I play a game called Quake Live (Browser Based fps). I tried getting it to work in Chrome (Linux version) but it shows as grey screen. I downloaded the Quakelive plugin for Linux and tried the ...
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AMD ATi Radeon HD 6870 drivers not working

Need some help with this. I've searched for a few hours and found no answer that worked for me. When I try to install my drivers I get One or more tools required for installation cannot be found ...
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help with steam

when I run steam my computer it keep saying that I don't have the latest Nvidia drivers. I use Additional drives and it said that I have the latest one. I UN-install and re-install the divers but it ...
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381 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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Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 OpenGL games fullscreen slow

OpenGL games running in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 in fullscreen mode very slow. FPS is very low (it lags). When I switch in the game settings in Windows Mode (same resolution 1680*1050) the game ...
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1answer
673 views

Do I need to install anything before playing Games in WINE

Do I need to install 3D drivers such as DirectX before playing games in WINE? I have played Counter Strike using Wine , But there was errors.. What Should I do??
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299 views

Does Ubuntu support onlive universal controller?

I want to buy a good gamepad. I know that Xbox 360 controller works but not completely supported. Dualshock is not an option (I need my bluetooth free). So I noticed this Onlive Universal controller ...
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1answer
450 views

Should I install AMD Catalyst drivers or the open source drivers to play HON?

I always have issues while trying to play Hon in Ubuntu, from what I see in the forums some folks have been able to run it flawlessly and it appears to be a driver issue. Now I reinstalled my system ...
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problems with graphic performance in Ubuntu 12.04

in advance: my English is not perfect ;) processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz × 2 memory: 3,9 GiB graphics: GeForce GTX 460 Ubuntu 12.04 32-Bit fresh installed (previously 11.10 32-Bit) ...
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How do I get my graphic card to work properly?

I been having some problems with my graphic card for a time now. But I had enough when I didn't get Oil Rush to work on my HP Pavilion g6. The system has suggested hardware drivers for me, but the ...
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466 views

Shader problems: Heroes of Newerth

I am getting strange "artifacts" in 3D games such as Heroes of Newerth. I have Ubuntu Natty, I am not running the propriety graphics driver as I am using GNOME3 and the driver does not work well. I ...