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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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How do I use a ps3 Sixaxis controller with Ubuntu 13.10 to control games

I need to know so I don't have to use clunky mouse and keyboard controls. I haven't tried this yet, and have no idea where to start.
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How to play PACMAN in terminal?

Is there some cli software or script for running pacman in terminal?. It is helpful i am looking for just-simple-pacman without huge graphics or somthing that used lot of resources through wine.
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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 ...
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Graphics problems when running battlefield 2 with playonlinux

So I want to run Battlefield 2 on my Kubuntu machine and I found this guide on installing. I did so, the only differences are that I'm using wine version 1.6.2 (latest stable) and the fact that I did ...
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I want to install Origin

I am a complete and utter noob at using ubuntu and linux in general (I literally just put it on my second harddrive yesterday). I would like to get OriginEA onto my computer so that I can play games. ...
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How to install LEGO Marvel Super Heroes in Wine? [duplicate]

Basically as the title suggests, I would like to know how to install that game under Wine in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?
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How to install IGI-2

I have installed wine then I opened the .exe file of igi-2 with wine. The game was working but many things were invisible in the game (like building was not visible) Is there any way by which I can ...
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making game fullscreen with PlayOnLinux

I'm fairly new to PlayOnLinux and am attempting to play Mass Effect (via Steam) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a display of 1920 x 1080. In order to get the game running without screwing up the display, I ...
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Does Ubuntu support My Hardware?

Hello im new in this Community, i liked Ubuntu OS but i don't know if Ubuntu support My Hardware is a HP Pavilion dv4-4075la entertainment PC and this is his Hardware. This are the specs of my pc i ...
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Mouse moves itself on FPS full screen games

My mouse jump to a specific point on the screen every time I move it. It happens me only on a full screen FPS game (sauerbraten). Tried to reinstall the game but it still jumping. Have Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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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 ...
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Why do flash games load larger than their boundaries?

Lots of flash games do this. It's like the content is anchored to the top left corner of the Flash element, but the element isn't quite big enough -- so stuff on the right and bottom edges of the game ...
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Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java

I am trying to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash. Then I learned of google chrome with pep flash and ...
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Gaming from windows to Ubuntu

I have thought of building a second PC for running Windows at the same time as Ubuntu for may gaming, I have upgraded parts on my current PC and have the GPU and RAM and the HDD, SDD for the OS, and ...
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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 ...
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How can I install a two disk game with Wine?

I would like to install Medieval II : Total War under wine. Everything goes well until I am prompted to install the second dvd-rom to finish the install. No matter what path I supply to the ...
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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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LX games session?

I am running lubuntu 13.10, and I have discovered a new session named "LX games". when I run it, i can only see my desktop and cairo-dock(which i added to autostart). Can sombody tell me what LX games ...
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How do I play CD games with ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have got 3 games that I really want to play on ubuntu, but I don't know how to get them working. So I recently found three games on CDs that I wanna play, when I put the disc in the cd-rom a cd ...
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Game compatibility

I was wondering if Ubuntu supports games like Battlefield, Minecraft, etc. Because the OS seems cool, but I want to still be able to play my games. Thanks, Ryan J
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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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Host Server minecraft or samp

Is it possible to run a Minecraft- or SA-MP-Server (GTA San Andreas Multiplayer) on Ubuntu. If yes, how can I do this.
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Can't get MAME to work for Ubuntu

I have been trying to set up a computer to use as an arcade cabinet computer, but I can't figure out how to set up MAME and ROMs on it. I have installed MAME with sudo apt-get install mame ...
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Terminal shows “Couldn't open audio: Couldn't open audio device or ESD connection” after launching a game and there is no sound in the game

So I tried installing a Heroes of Might and Magic 3 linux loki game version into Ubuntu 13.10 and everything is fine but I don't have sound. When I try to launch a game through a terminal it throws ...
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When trying to load a game(Heroes3) i get this error - XF86DGAGetVideo: failed to mmap /dev/mem (Invalid argument). What could be wrong here?

So for installation i used this tutorial: http://www.vasiauvi.org/2011/06/install-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-on.html And everything worked perfectly fine(well, except that i couldn't create a ...
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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 ...
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Trouble With Installing Pystromo for my Razer Nostromo

I'm new to Ubuntu 13.10 and have been using guides to install my programs. I tried to use this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=948833&page=3 to configure my Razer Nostromo. Up to ...
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Installing Starcraft via CD

I have the Starcraft CD. And when I load it, it works fine, until I login. Then it just crashes. Aside from lowering the graphics or resolution. I knew someone who said there was something you do ...
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Is there a way to play Bejeweled blitz on Facebook with ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there a way to play Bejeweled blitz on Facebook with ubuntu? I am not really used to the os and am not sure if there is something I am missing or not.
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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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“No such file or directory” BUT the file actually exist! / Executable problems [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu (13.10) for a couple of months, and I really liked. But it crashed often and that's something that I didn't liked. I was able to run all my files in my terminal without any ...
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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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Qjoypad 4.1: No GUI

I am trying to open/find the GUI for Qjoypad 4.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. I installed Qjoypad via Synaptic using the default repositories. I see the tray icon, but I cannot get the window that I see in this ...
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Enemy Territory - no servers show

I have Enemy Territory installed on 12.04.3 from the playdeb ppa. It works great, except that no servers show up when I choose to play on the Internet. Another machine on my home network is ...
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Details showing unknown driver for graphic [duplicate]

I have AMD Graphics Card, which have model number Radeon HD 8450G. It is on a Notebook, HP PROBOOK 445 G1 My Ubuntu Installation worked good . It was a fresh install. In the details tab of System ...
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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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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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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
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Installing WoW on Live CD (on HDD)

Do anyone have experience installing a game (World of Warcraft with Wine), 22GB on a 1000gb hard drive running with liveCD Image? (Saying no disk space) I know the thing about persistances, but-.- ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Force Feedback not working - Logitech DFGT

I'm trying to get force feedback working again on my Logitech DFGT steering wheel. Previously it worked fine, but iRacing doesn't appear to be able to make it work after updating. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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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™ ...
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13.10, how do you install a game or app from cd using wine 1.6?

Using Ubuntu 13.10 and using Wine 1.6. i am trying to install a game (really old game) from a cd, so i use wine to open the top most exe file in the cd's directory. during installation the program ...
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Good Side Scrolling beat 'em up game for Ubuntu? [closed]

Something like Paintown. Similar to old age Capcom beat 'em ups like Cads and Dino, Punisher and Final fight?
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How do I get my Rock Candy Xbox Controller t work on Ubuntu

-- [ ERROR ] ------------------------------------------------------ No Xbox or Xbox360 controller found Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ...
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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 ...
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Problem with virtual desktop in wine

I got an issue with the virtual desktop for my wine installation. When is set the resolution for it window size for the width never becomes bigger than 800 px. The actual size of the desktop seems to ...