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Gaming: FTL Closes Itself After Loading [on hold]

While playing FTL: Advanced Edition on Steam, I shut down my computer in-game. When attempting to play the game again, the loading screen appears. After fully loading, the game crashes. I have ...
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37 views

Steam Alternative to Dota 2 Installation

I connect to internet via proxy which has blocked Steam ports and I want to install DOTA 2 to play offline. Is there an alternative installation procedure to Steam by which I can install DOTA 2 on my ...
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0answers
17 views

Steam games auto quit?

I got a bit of a problem here. I just recently wiped my HP laptop from windows 8 and installed Ubuntu, I want to play garrys mod on steam but all my workshop items are re-downloading. I didnt want to ...
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1answer
62 views

How to Uninstall Counter Strike Source and Steam on ubuntu 13.10?

I have installed Steam and then I installed Counter Strike source from Steam. But now I'm not able to figure out how to uninstall Counter Strike Source. I can't find it on package manager or Software ...
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0answers
39 views

Laptop shuts down immediately upon starting game from Steam

I have just reformatted Ubuntu, and have updated the drivers. Games from Steam crash and the computer shuts down immediately upon loading or starting the game. This happens both on Windows 7 and ...
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1answer
35 views

Steam forgets where game directory is on second HDD

I installed steam onto my SSD, but of course that can't hold very many games so I setup a second steam directory on my HDD. However every single time a I restart my computer steam shows all my games ...
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1answer
51 views

How to start games in Steam running on Wine?

I understand that not all games will be compatible with Wine, but how do I start a game in Steam while running Steam on wine? Do i just press play?
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47 views

Launch Steam games without a X Desktop running

I'm using the first, accepted answer to this question to have Steam as an Environment on Login. Steam itself works fine, but when I attempt to start a game, the screen turns black and I have to ...
0
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0answers
64 views

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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0answers
16 views

Ace of Spades - Cant change weapons

Please help me with a problem. I have installed xubuntu with playonlinux. The virtual drive of Playonlinux I installed steam, directx9- 11 ,.Net 1.1-4.0, vc++, xinput and other libraries . The game ...
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0answers
33 views

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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1answer
47 views

Why do my Steam games not Accelerate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 on my old Toshiba Satellite L505D-GS6000. From what I remember, this computer performed pretty fairly on the same game (Garry's Mod) in Windows. ...
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0answers
30 views

Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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1answer
71 views

Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
2
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0answers
487 views

Steam “Preparing to Launch” then a crash with all games

I downloaded Team Fortress 2 in Steam (did I really have to say that?), but whenever I try to launch it it says "Preparing to Launch Team Fortress 2", then closes out. No error, no nothing. I'm ...
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0answers
79 views

Sim City 4 (Wine) crashes on Key Press, not sure why?

This might not be the place to ask this but it seems more related to Ubuntu than Wine or Sim City. I've successfully played 6 hours of Sim City 4 on PlayOnLinux using Wine 1.7.9 through Steam. But I ...
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0answers
19 views

How to use noncompatible steam games? [duplicate]

I have Steam already on my computer. What I want to do now is install the games that are not already compatible with Linux. I already have wine and playonlinux. I have tried these things with limited ...
0
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2answers
470 views

Dayz on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently bought the game Dayz on my computer using Steam. I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer, and it says Dayz can't be played on my platform. I am a Ubuntu beginner. Is there ...
2
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0answers
104 views

Poor Gaming Performance in ubuntu

I'm seeing a problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and later. When I boot into a video game like Half Life 2, I get massive lag (FPS drops) and my CPU runs at 100%. My system even lags for games like SuperTuxCart ...
0
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1answer
453 views

Steam install in wine not working [closed]

I know this isn't an Ubuntu specific problem but I am hoping I might find some help here from the Ubuntu Community who may have experienced this issue before. I know its possible to run steam ...
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1answer
134 views

Wine 1.7.9 and Mono package

One day I installed wine 1.7.8 with mono and any game (also steam games) were working great. Few days ago my Linux broke completely so I had to reinstall it, then I updated nvidia drivers and wine ...
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3answers
1k views

Unity launcher shown over Dota 2 in Fullscreen

Every time I launch dota 2 on my pc running 13.10 it looks like this: The side and top bars don't go away even though the game is in full-screen. I only have this problem with dota 2 all other games ...
0
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0answers
183 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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0answers
44 views

Games do not display on steam account

I have just installed 64bit Ubuntu 12.04, and steam. The games I have payed for previously do not show up in my library. The heading of Linux games, there is 0. The heading of all games there is 0. I ...
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0answers
77 views

WINE & Nvidia resolution

I am having issues running games on Wine. In Ubuntu my native resolution is 1600x900 and I have the Nvidia 3.19 drivers, yet when games load under Wine (version 1.7) they default to 1028x768 ...
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3answers
144 views

Syntax Error. Open .exe with wine

So what i wanna do is load an .exe with wine. Steam.exe, cause i wanna try to install windows game. Its window location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe See what i tried, and watch the ...
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0answers
114 views

How do I set up my laptop for Steam gaming

I have a Dell laptop that's a few years old, and am connected to a second monitor. I'd like to be able to play various Steam-Linux games on that laptop, but for a lot of the games I try to start ...
0
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1answer
460 views

Wine crashes when I launch steam

When I start steam in wine, I see the log in screen, or if I have logged in already - the connecting account popup, I see this: ntdll ELF 7bcd0000-7bcfc000 Deferred wine Unhandled exception: ...
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3answers
119 views

Do I need more RAM to avoid repeating standstills in TF2? [closed]

Ok I built my PC 2-3 days ago. Got Ubuntu 12.04 LTS up and running. Got my nVidia GT220 card finally working and now when I play TF2 it plays fine but after about 15 mins of gameplay it pretty much ...
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1answer
87 views

How much swap space should I configure? [duplicate]

How much swap space should I have? I have a 500GB HDD and 6GB RAM. My specs: Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit Kernel Linux 3.8.0-34-generic GNOME 3.4.2 Memory: 5.7 GiB Processor: Intel® Core™ ...
0
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0answers
111 views

Trouble running steam games through Playonlinux

I have set everything up correct as far as I can tell and steam launches and runs, but when I try to run a game it will say the game is running in the task manager but there is nothing showing on the ...
0
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0answers
72 views

Bumblebee project crashes

I installed the bumblebee project when I installed my linux distro a few months ago, I'm running Linux Mint 15. I've been working with Linux for almost 2 years now and I've also ran optirun and ...
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1answer
155 views

OpenGL apps (Games) disappear after leaving fullscreen

I've been trying to play some linux supported games on ubuntu 12.04 using steam (mostly Dota 2) and I've been having the same problem every time with every game. As soon as I alt-tab out of fullscreen ...
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1answer
50 views

Give a programm an unconstrained amount of RAM

I am running a Linux application, not WINE. How can I find out if it has any memory constraints, if any at all? If it does have memory constraints how can I increase it? I have 12GB of system RAM. ...
0
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1answer
312 views

Weird graphical glitch when trying to change install path for Steam on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

Ok so I am trying to change my installation directory for steam because Ubuntu is installed on my SSD and I have another terabyte HD. Everytime I try to change my installation path I get this weird ...
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1answer
2k views

How Can I Install A Steam game On A Flash Drive

I'm Really Stupid When It Computers So, I'm Wondering if I Install Garry's Mod On A flash Drive? I Don't Know How And Im Retarded With This Stuff. Thanks :D
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0answers
20 views

can't install steam on ubuntu 13.04 64bit [duplicate]

So I wanted to install Steam, and I went to the Steam website to download the package and when I did it took me to the software store and in there was no install button, just an error. So after that I ...
0
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1answer
219 views

Terraria Ubuntu Problems [closed]

im Trying To Run Terraria On Steam And I Dont Know How. PS: Im Stupid When It Comes To These Things Thanks!
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0answers
280 views

OpenGL Help how to turn on direct rendering

I did glxinfo and gotdirect rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try setting LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose) I did LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose and nothing happened. How do you turn on direct rendering? When I ...
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2answers
528 views

Is Steam for Linux an open-source application? Does it deserve to be on Linux? [closed]

I've noticed most Linux apps and games are free, whereas, Steam is causing Linux games and apps to become more and more non-free. Do you think that Steam really deserves to be allowed on our ...
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0answers
360 views

Cannot find LAN servers in Counter Strike Condition Zero

How do I connect to a LAN server in Counter Strike CZ? I am connected to the internet and everything else is working fine... but I cannot see the server that is being hosted on the very same network!
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1answer
260 views

What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps between different users?

Steam installs apps into a user's home folder. This means when a user installs an app, a different user has to install the same app again. What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps? My best ...
1
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1answer
192 views

Problem with skyrim!

[UBUNTU 12.04LTS] When I try to launch Skyrim via Steam with Wine, it wants to install DirectX 10, Then it launches game, or if we are more specific, error screens saying it hitted critical problem. ...
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1answer
384 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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0answers
346 views

Steam failing to launch - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I try and open steam. The window pops up, saying updating or whatever, then closes. Only takes about a second or two. This is what happens what I try and open steam with the terminal. ...
0
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2answers
990 views

I get 'Errors were encountered while processing: steam_latest.deb' installing Steam

makmoonish@makmoonish-Satellite-L655D:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.debSelecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 195097 files and directories currently ...
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2answers
713 views

Installing Dishonored game from disc

I just purchased Dishonored to use on my new linux Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I can not, for the life of me, figure out what to do here to get steam installed with Wine. Every time I attempt to do so, I ...
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0answers
201 views

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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4answers
2k views

Steam fails to Launch game

When i try to launch any game in steam it comes up with preparing to launch for e.g Dota 2 then that box closes and never loads game up. Any help would be appreciated.
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143 views

Text is too small in Counter-Strike:Source (steam)

The text in CS:S is far too small, it looks like its using the wrong font or something. Is there a way to fix this?