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2answers
483 views

Playing game emulators on a virtualized OS (Qemu/KVM)

I'm planning on assembling a machine for development testing and all kinds of software emulation. I already know what to choose in terms of hardware, and my initial idea is installing Ubuntu as the ...
0
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3answers
50 views

What is the difference between running a game and a virtual Linux OS in windows versus running Linux with a virtual OS of windows running a game? [closed]

I have a graphic intensive game on windows. My computer can dual boot between Ubuntu and windows, but not at the same time. I theoretically have the option to run one OS as a virtual OS inside of the ...
0
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5answers
2k views

Can I play windows game using wine and/or through steam?

When I download Wine to play Windows games, will I also be able to play those Windows games through Steam? I'm very new to ubuntu and I would need an advise in this regard.
0
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1answer
168 views

Is it possible to use wine to run window games that is already installed on a external hard drive (and to install future software on the external)?

I would like to know if it is possible to run Windows games that are already installed on an external hard drive and have it load up though wine? Or do the games need to be installed by wine first ...
0
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0answers
190 views

Play on linux wine menu builder not found

Can anyone help with this? after running TSoT with play on linux, the following is shown in debug mode. [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-South Park: The Stick of Truth.exe wine: cannot find ...
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1answer
55 views

Windows Games how do i code in to play on linux [duplicate]

I Really want to switch to linux but i own a crap ton of windows games. and i would want to play them on my machine. is there anyway possible to play the newest titles on said ubuntu machine? like ...
0
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0answers
41 views

Windows emulator as DOSbox

I'd want a Windows emulator that works the same way as DOSbox, I mean DOXbox doesn't open any .exe, you have to mount files into it ,Wine for example opens any .exe , and I think that's not safe,I ...
0
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0answers
285 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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1answer
38 views

Ubuntu and Wine

Can Ubuntu be used with wine to load older windows 98 games rather than using a virtual box. I have several titles that just refuse to run with my newer hardware. I have another machine with slower ...
0
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2answers
98 views

How to run WoW?

Actualy I'm new with WINE I just need more time to get it, but unitl this day come I want to play on World of warcraft on Ubuntu, but the problem it's the folder containing wow is not with windows ...
0
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1answer
139 views

Any way to play Windows Games on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I was wondering if I can play Windows Games on Ubuntu through software so I can play games like Wildstar (MMO), Steam/Origin Games etc. Personally I don't want to use Windows, I've always disliked it ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Mixed mode in Steam (wine/native)

I'm still relatively new to Linux's more technical side, but I wanted to know if it was possible to have the native Linux Steam client installed and launch games that do not have a native port from ...
3
votes
1answer
150 views

What recommended Windows software should I download for Wine?

the Ubuntu nooby here again, and I think I borked my Wine install. I'm learning things through terminal, so that should make things a little easier the 2nd time around, but I did something wrong, ...
1
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1answer
360 views

GoG on Linux installation Procedure

I wanted to install GoG on Linux ( http://gogonlinux.com/ ) and as I went through the install process (which is for Ubuntu12.04) and the result is that I have all the files built by python, but no ...
2
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1answer
143 views

New Install and Gaming Issues

I'm totally new to linux, but I've basically had enough with using windows. A recent HDD failure has prompted me to take this as a good time to switch (my new setup will be a 250GB SSD and 1TB HDD for ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Autorun .EXE files with WINE

I am using WINE to run several Windows-only games that I play. Currently, in order to play the game, I must locate the file in Nautilus, right click, and Open with > WINE. If I lock the .EXE file to ...
0
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2answers
302 views

Program Compatibility

I just installed Fifa manager 13 on ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't work because I need to change the program compatibility before it runs. How do I do that in ubuntu??
0
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1answer
137 views

graphic problems with chicken invaders and epsxe

My windows vista keeps rebooting on the green bar load screen so i got Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it but i had trouble running my games and apps from vista until some guy on line told me to get wine ...
0
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2answers
3k views

Will “World Of Tanks” run on Ubuntu? [closed]

I play world of tanks (a Game) in windows. Will it work on ubuntu? Better, worse, same? I would like to try Ubuntu but not if w.o.t won't work.
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1answer
940 views

Windows compatible games on ubuntu 13.04

Chess Planet (ru) installed through wine on ubuntu 13.04. The desktop shortcut says invalid encoding.Double click does not open the game.
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1answer
1k views

Graphics Performance is Worse in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS than Windows XP: Using- Intel® 945G x86/MMX/SSE2 [closed]

Graphics Performance is Worse in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS than Windows XP: Using- Intel® 945G x86/MMX/SSE2 In Windows XP Professional, the graphics process much more effectively. I can watch HD videos ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Is there any way I can install Windows games on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I recently switched to Linux from Windows and really like Ubuntu but I have alot of Windows games I can't play anymore.
0
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2answers
787 views

How to configure Wine for Half-Life? [duplicate]

Hi, I've been trying to run Half-Life 1 on Ubuntu 12.10 with Wine. The game starts to the menu OK, but when the actual game starts nothing happens. I can't move, only my mouse works, and the game is ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Can't run cstrike.exe file in counter strike1.6 using WINE

when i right click on cstrike file and select open with wine windows program loader it doesnt show any error nor the game gets started.
1
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1answer
829 views

Play game on virtualbox [closed]

I would know what you think about playing games on ubuntu with virtualbox. Is it really like a windows installation ? Thanks and sorry for my bad english.
18
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3answers
33k views

Gaming performance difference between Windows and Ubuntu

What are the pros/cons switching from Windows 7/8 to Ubuntu? I mainly develop software and play games. I obviously don't play games on my laptop that's why I give Ubuntu a try. But the whole OS ...
0
votes
1answer
10k views

How do I make windows games run smoothly on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? I need help in making windows games like GTA, FEAR, COD, Company of heroes etc. run smoothly on ubuntu 12.04. I want this ...
1
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1answer
71 views

How can I make the Windows game Feltstars work on Ubuntu?

FeltStars.com is a Windows download, how can I make that work with ubuntu ? I'm using 12.04 just downloaded and installed it last night. By the way, I do not want to have both windows and Ubuntu ...
5
votes
3answers
5k views

How do I install and run Lord of the Rings Online on a 64-bit Ubuntu system?

Has anyone found the secrets to installing and running Lord of the Rings Online on an Ubuntu 11.10 64Bit system?
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1answer
1k views

How can I Play Windows games in Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? Currently I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and I have tried installing Windows games with Wine, but some games like NFS require the ...
1
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1answer
10k views

How to play Window's Steam games from Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Steam? I have two partitions, one with Windows 7 and all my games, and other with Ubuntu. I want to play my Windows Steam games without having to download ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Installing a GTA 4 with WINE it says I didnt download it [closed]

I have playonlinux and a windows compatibility layer... I tried to install GTA 4 and after the download the icon said I didn't install anything. I made a launcher and it said the same thing. Im ...
2
votes
2answers
11k views

How can I play Ace of Spades?

There is a new awesome game called "Ace of Spades", that is similar to Minecraft. However, it seems to be only available on Windows. How can I play it under Ubuntu? Please answer with a step by step ...
42
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18answers
73k views

How can I install Windows software or games?

Can .exe and .msi files (Windows software) be installed in Ubuntu?