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Is is possible to install Ubuntu on a computer with no OS

I'm building a gaming pc. I would like to install Ubuntu as my first OS. But I'm wondering is is possible to install it without having a OS installed, and how would I do this.
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How can I improve my game performance on Wine?

After downloading Ubuntu 14.10, I decided to download Steam using wine so I could play a couple of new games that I brought (Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim). The installations were successful, however ...
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Ubuntu Gaming Question - Poor Performance

So this is sort of a hardware question relating to the performance of games on my laptop. I am trying to play Counter Strike: Global Offensive (Click here for required hardware), and am facing sever ...
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Steam works, but refuses to launch games

Steam will launch and run properly, allowing me to download games and such. But upon trying to launch a game nothing will happen. No loading, no popup from steam. Nothing.
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Zalman gaming mouse

I have a Zalman USB wired gaming mouse and lsusb only finds this: Holtek Semiconductor, Inc. Tested other normal mice and they work fine. Led lights work, so it gets power but the system cannot ...
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[Wine/PoL]Skyrim cannot properly detect my graphics card

I have an AMD R9-285 and installed the 14.5 driver from AMD. display: :0 screen: 0 OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series OpenGL version ...
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Steam Garys Mod crash Memory

I have a problem with my game on Steam. It outputs only this error. I don't know what to do. Maybe one out of you have a option for me. Game update: AppID 4000 "Garry's Mod", ProcID 5225, IP ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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looking for ideal Freecell for Ubuntu

I used to have Windows 7 Enterprise. Until yesterday. I obviously switched to Ubuntu and the only thing I find difficult to live without is my old Freecell game. I tried some others, but they do not ...
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naomi.c driver problem in running mame game

I am trying to to run a game in Mame but it saysDriver: naomi.cOverall: Not working I have downlaod awbios but it is still not working. It is a NeoGeo game and I don' know about any NeoGeo emulator ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Game Engines in Ubuntu like Unreal Engine 4 or Unreal Development Kit

Is there any full-fledged game engine available in Ubuntu, which doesn't require much programming for 3D games??
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Unable to run Homeworld-sdl in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I have a Homeworld GOTY cd. I want to the run game in my linux pc. It is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. I have installed the game in windows and it runs fine. As it ...
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Games and speed of ubuntu 14.04 in virtual box [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the virtual box. After allocating 2GB of RAM for Ubuntu, I find it running slowly. How can we play games in Ubuntu more smoothly.
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Hulk game not working

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am tryng to install a game named" The Hulk ". the game installs and opens without any problems. but once it is open, it gets stuck on the loading page and wine ...
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Which is the best windows emulator for ubuntu 14.04?

I have wine installed on my system but is not able to run games like prince of persia the two thrones, Grandmaster (chess) properly. Hence, I'm looking for other options. Even with wine, is any ...
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Leage of Legends doesn't launch due to “Can't connect to pvp.net” error

I used PlayOnLinux to download League of Legends, I managed to get it updated, had to leave it overnight working. Next day, while logging it, it left errors as "Cannot login in server; try(5)", and ...
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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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xbox controller keys wont map properly

I am using a wired x box 360 afterglow controller. I plugged it in and installed xboxdrv. On the joystick pane all the buttons are mapped properly but when I load a game on steam several of the ...
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error broken count >0 after installing steam

I am new with Linux and don't know exactly whats going on, but getting the hang of it. The problem is after I installed Steam in Ubuntu 64 bit, I couldn't play a lot of my old games (32 bit) and get ...
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Garry's Mod Add on Folder?

Hi i'm trying to install the CSS add on to GMOD but for the life of me cant find the add on folder, Or the steam folder itself for that matter. When I try load the folder via GMOD it comes up that ...
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I've got an error when i'm going to start to play 'Bully: Scholarship Edition'

When I launch the game I can see main menu of one. But a window with error is showed after I press 'Story' in this menu. Here is the error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function ...
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running windows and linux steam games all in one

Hi I want to be able to play steam games that only run on windows. The way I have done this by running a windows version of steam with playonlinux. now the problem is my laptop... it's pretty crap ...
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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Game designing app 3d

I'm new to Ubuntu and I’m looking for a free software studio so i can make an indie game for PS4/3. I am just throwing around ideas on paper but i want to see if they can work.
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A program for making ubuntu installers

I have made a game and I want to make debian installer for Ubuntu. Could you reccomend me app, that allows me to make directory and save my game data in it, than packs it in .deb. Most important, so ...
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How can/Can I run the game Garry's Mod on Ubuntu 14 via Wine?

I have checked Google and the Wine Website. Google only gave old tips and Wine didn't say about running the game. Is there a way I can play Garry's Mod through Wine on Linux? I don't want to download ...
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Unable to play “Prince of Persia: Warrior Within” on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a quad core i3 processor. I have downloaded Prince of Persia and installed it. When I click princeofpersia.exe the game opens, but the screen becomes parted and the ...
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run libGDX project as java application - eclipse - ubuntu

Trying to run a libGdx Gradle Desktop project as java application on my ubuntu 12.04 I get the following error at the console Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ...
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Bugsplat popup on League

Every time I start up League it runs fine Patches fine, Logs in fine, lets me view my account fine, and start up a game fine but when it comes to the actual game bugsplat shows up and disconnects me ...
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moving my dota2

I want to copy files. how do I move my dota2 program to another pc? or move it to a external HDD? I am reformatting my Ubuntu into 64-bit. anyone can help please. I have tried copying using terminal ...
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Heroes of the storm Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Got an Alpha key for Heroes of the storm today and I've installed it on my Ubuntu computer. The thing is, I cannot get it to launch. Installation went perfectly, but I cannot actually get the game to ...
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While ingame slight mouse movements are ignored

I only really notice it in FPS games, such as CounterStrike. I've tried various things to combat accel, or negative accel, not sure if that's even what it is. Basically when you move the mouse ...
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I cant run pysnip [closed]

I got a program called pysnip to run a game server and this is what i got: ('from' command disabled - missing data/GeoLiteCity.dat) 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 [-] Log opened. 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 ...
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winetricks d3dx9 not working

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I wanted to install Vice City on my computer. I have seen a video on youtube on how to do that and I followed it until the last step, installing d3dx9. Every time I run ...
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Tiptoi - Update the firmware?

Tiptoi Ravensburger game: How to update the firmware?
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Tiptoi Ravensburger - How to add new audio files?

Tiptoi Ravensburger learning game: How can I add new audio files in Ubuntu Linux?
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PS3 Left Joystick & FPS problem: moves both character & camera

So, this has been a weird issue for me...let me preface this by saying that I've installed xboxdrv & jstest, and that my PS3 controller has worked in the past on games with a top-down perspective. ...
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PlayOnLinux Steam Stalls

I tried using PlayOnLinux. I downloaded my game, no problems. When I click PLAY, nothing happens. A loading screen from steam flashes up, less than half a second, then nothing. The first time I ...
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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How do you run moba Infinite Crisis game through Wine? [closed]

So is it me or does no one know the moba infinite crisis? Because I ant seem to get help with this game so I have just assumed that no one in the Linux community has the power to get this game to ...
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How to Install Oculus SDK 0.4.4 and run something on DK2

I am new to Linux altogether, as well as the Oculus Rift. I have got my DK2 to work on Windows laptop, so I know it is functional. I just built a new PC and decided to run Ubuntu 14.04 and see how ...
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Keyboard is no longer working under wine

I installed Steam by typing: winetricks steam in the terminal. It worked perfectly without any problems (tested on three, quite old games from Sega). Then, inspired by this answer, before trying to ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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Low FPS on League Of Legends ubuntu 14.04

I have been having real bad FPS on league of legends right after I downloaded league on Ubuntu, I only get 40-55 FPS on very high settings I have league of legends through play on Linux, my specs ...
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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Battle.net Launcher Crashes, typical fix not working. World of Warcraft once run in 64-bit, now saying memory can't be “read”

The typical dbghel fix for wine is NOT WORKING. It worked for a couple days, and then all of a sudden I'm getting Blizzard Errors when I boot up Battle.net AND World of Warcraft (Battle.net launcher ...
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Steam: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...