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Wine 1.7, ubuntu 14.04, world of warcraft [duplicate]

I have installed wine 1.7. When I launch battle.net launcher, wow launcher or wow.exe, it always says "Data//wow-update-base-17325.MPQ: World of Warcraft can’t make a required change to an archive ...
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Error extracting setup 1 cab

I was trying to install a game called Osu! on wine. I set up prefix in 64 bit wine version 1.7.3. When I run the .exe file of the game. A error shows up saying 'error extracting setup_1.cab.The file ...
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Yoda Soccer Installation in ubuntu 14.04

http://sourceforge.net/projects/yodasoccer/postdownload?source=dlp. Can anyone tell me how to install this game on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit? I am completely new to ubuntu. The format of the downloaded ...
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Xbox 360 controller issue [Button sensitivity]

Whenever I play games such as Ittle Dew or Race the Sun, the button sensitivity is way too high. For example in Ittle Dew if I press the map button once, the map will repeatedly come and go, as if I ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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Team Fortress 2 won't launch?

So, I recently installed Bumblebee on my computer, running 12.04 LTS. I used the optirun command to launch Steam, and it worked just fine. I try to launch Team Fortress 2 within Steam, it'll play one ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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Installing Super Hot

I downloaded the linux build of Super Hot, I'm kinda new to Ubuntu, so I have no idea what to do with the files I've just downloaded... It's a zip file, I extracted it to my desktop, and there were a ...
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Does anyone know if there's a way to run a directX disk on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know DirectX is associated with Windows but I want a way to do so with Linux Ubuntu. I love Oblivion and it's a game made for Windows (using the DirectX thingy) and don't really wanna go torrenting ...
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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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Game for two players on one PC

I search a (non online) game for two players on one laptop. The game should be simple since my son has the mental age of a five year old child. It would be nice if the game could be controlled by ...
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MyCraft download error

Hi I purchased and attempted to download MyCraft, but there was an error in the download. No option to attempt another download, just offer to buy again. Suggestions?
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Xbox gamepad not working using separate X session for games

I cant make it work my USB xbox 360 controller in a separate X session I followed tips here http://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/1wu02k/playing_in_another_x_instance_is_good_do_it/ It does ...
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Viruses in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

My Ubuntu 14.04 system has been hit by a virus, I am 100% sure this is a virus, let me tell you what happened. So, I was playing Minecraft in my desktop with some friends on Skype, then my Skype logs ...
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Why don't my Xbox & PS3 controllers work in 14.04?

Since I got a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (gnome edition) my PS3 & Xbox 360 controllers don't work anymore. I used to be able to use my PS3 controller in 12.04 using xboxdrv. Xbox 360 ...
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Problem installing wow with wine 1.7 [closed]

I went to wine HQ to get the latest release of wine, i installed the battle net launcher and nothing crashed or froze. I started to install it and everything seemed to work fine, after i check the ...
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League of legends games will not start, bugsplat [closed]

I'm trying to run League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 using Play on Linux. I followed this guide to install it. I'm now using Amd's proprietary drivers (got an HD5770 graphics card if that matters). I ...
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NVIDIA GPU Ubuntu Support

Quick question. I'm building a workstation at present (based on: i7, 16GB, 120SSD, ASUS Mobo). My question is really to do with GPU support. I'm considering something from the Nvidia range (750) ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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Need help downloading steam!

I'm new to ubuntu, I have 14.04 and I've downloaded the steam from the USC that says "the ultimate gaming platform" and it just won't open or respond. I tried downloading the one that says ...
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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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 ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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USB Controller Adapter Converter for SNES Controller Not Working

Trying to get a SNES controller working through a USB Controller Adapter Converter. After lurking through the Internet, I've found plenty about the various software solutions like qjoypad and ...
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How do I run Space Engineers with windows version of steam?

I am new to Linux (I installed it about 3 weeks ago) and I am having a heck of a time trying to get Space Engineers (a Steam game) to run. It is windows only, so I have been attempting to use wine. I ...
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Cant install downloaded game

I use ubuntu like 1 hour ago,and i cant install League of legends,some ideas? When i try to install it in give me error and it said that the fail is invalid,or something like that,i cant do anything.. ...
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Team Fortress 2 Sound Stops Working After Using Microphone

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. When I am playing Team Fortress 2 through Steam, everything is fine until I start using my microphone. After about 20-30 minutes or so, all audio stops working. As far as ...
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Wine, Steam, Games crash after launch.

I'm running Steam through Wine since most or possibly all my games aren't officially out on Linux, and every time I start a game either a few seconds later or my first key stroke or mouse click, the ...
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what games/app are available for Linux to improve English vocabulary?

I primarily use Linux (Ubuntu/Kubuntu Linux distribution). I dont use Window. I am looking for some good games or application to improve my English vocabulary. I tried to find on google but did not ...
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How do I get Fable: The lost chapters working with PlayOnLinux

I have the steam version of Fable: The lost chapters and I tried opening it with PlayOnLinux with the default setup but steam crashed on start up. I fixed steam by using the latest version of wine and ...
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How does one run Unity 3D (the full free version) in Ubuntu Studio?

How does one install Unity 3D (the full free version) on Ubuntu? I have tried to run the program through Wine 64-bit, and I get this message every time: Error initializing license system. Please ...
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In the beginning launching a game is very slow, but then ubuntu gets used to it

When I first launch dota2, it takes about 2-3 min to go in the main screen, and another 3-4 min to join the game. Alt+tabbing is quite slow first to open firefox for example, taking about 2-3 min. ...
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Metin2 error in Wine: create_no_appropriate_device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 I played Metin2 (private server, without hack-shield) one year ago (had the same laptop), and had no problem at that time. It worked before. Now pops out a window: ...
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Wine issue - Can not start Fifa World (free 2 play)

I tried to install and start fifa world on ubuntu 14.04, wine version 1.7.19 I created 32 bit wine prefix on my ubuntu 14.04 wine 1.7.19 Downloaded origin full ...
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Archive Manager Error

I'm trying to use Game Boy emulators on my laptop, but every time I try opening up the Game Boy emulator, this thing called Archive Manager keeps telling me "An error occurred while trying to load the ...
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Running A game problem

When i firstly ran mafia 2 game -on wine- a black screen is shown without any other progression, but lately the normal screen shown up ( i mean the intro of the game ), but the game stops during the ...
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Counter Strike Problem with Ubuntu

I figured this is an error with Ubuntu, so I thought I should post it here. I recently Installed Counter Strike on Ubuntu 13.10, but some of the text doesn't show up. The menus are fine, but then I ...
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Game, “Facade”, has no sounds in game and is slow

I successfully installed Facade and loaded it with Wine. The Sound works in the intro and menu screens, but when the main game loads, there is no sound and the game gets extremely slow. I know my ...
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Swap Keys for Game

I want to swap Tab key with Left Shift key for playing Dota 2 from Steam. I swap the keycodes of the keys and works fine until I start the game. I push Tab (it should be shift to queue actions) but ...
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How do I repair Steam?

After I turned down my computer and came back, steam suddenly needed to update, and the games are gone. I thought the paths to the actual files are gone, as the amount of space that the games take ...
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Low fps on gaming

today I installed Ubuntu and I tried to play Minecraft I used to have around 300fps On Windows 7 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit I Have 30fps very stable what is wrong? I'm using this driver: - "Using ...
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TuxLoL patch on Play on Linux: invalid directory

I am following this howto described by renatov to install LoL on ubuntu 14.04 I did as shown in the same tutorial i think.. so i get to the patching part: mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir ...
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Possible to download paid game a second time for free from software center?

I've paid for Steel Storm some time ago and I'd like to play it again but if I click the option to get previous purchases nothing happens and if I try to purchase the game again to see if my previous ...
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When I attepmt to play outlast in PlayOnLinux my entire machine freezes

I can RUN the game but cant PLAY because when I click on the running game the mouse and keyboard stop working (and can't see the game running, only listen it). I have to force my computer to shut ...
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Play on Linux: How do you move the install Location to another partition?

I have a ssd card that duel boots Windows and Ubuntu. My linux partition is running out of room and I want to move my Games to my hard drive partition(1TB).
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Pinnacle Game Profiler

I have used pinnacle game profiler to play games on windows using a xbox 360 controller but i can't seem to see if pinnacle works on Ubuntu 14.04
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How to install 0 A.D. offline without using keryx? [duplicate]

I want to install 0 A.D. But my computer is offline. How do I can install ? I've tried keryx. It's useless. Any deb package ?
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how do I make my Dualshock 3 gamepad work in Ubuntu 14.04?

When my desktop computer was running Ubuntu 12.04, my PS3 controllers would work with USB. I didn't need to do any special setup. I could just plug it in before I start SuperTuxKart and it would ...