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UT2003 Installation Problems (The setup program seems to have failed on x86/unknown)

I'm trying to install Unreal Tournament 2003 on my Ubuntu 14.04 (I have the CDs as ISO files) and, I've followed some different instructions on how to do it, but ran into this kind of problem: ...
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Pre-bundle software on my ubuntu USB boot stick

Is it possible to pre-bundle software on an USB-boot stick so that it installs automatically when formatting the computer? I have a computer that is going to be donated to the student communtity ...
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Wine games not working in ubuntu 13.10?

Since i saw good reviews on ubuntu 13.10 over 13.04 on wine games (especially on mafia 2) i installed 13.10. The wine version is 1.4.1. Still no game is working. Everything shows .exe encountered a ...
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Games in Ubuntu 14.04

First, I download small games, this game is only 2D and can only move left and right, but very lag. In windows xp, i can play gta 3 and vice city in full speed, CS 1.6 (medium quality) smoothly, NFS ...
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Yo Frankie game not working

I have installed Yo Frankie game on 14.04 LTS. When I open the game it shows some clouds moving on the screen. No menu appears. What should I do?
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How to bind Ctrl to Caps Lock for full screen games (Dota 2)

I'm using /etc/default/keyboard to make my Caps Lock key the Ctrl key. However, when I play Dota 2 this binding doesn't take effect. What method do I use so that this binding holds even when playing ...
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How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed, but when I click the launcher, I get an immediate bug splat. I'm following instructions how to fix this problem but this one came up ...
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About tuxlol on linux

I read about your article comment in which you solved all the problems with the current league of legends, my question to you might be quite silly considered your level and experience with all these ...
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Can't find user music in San Andreas

I have been using xubuntu for a while now on a dual boot with windows. Slowly migrating over as more games become available on linux. I have GTA: San Andreas on both Steam and DVD. The play on linux ...
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gaming on linux (ubuntu)

I had Ubuntu 13.10 and it took a lot of time to get used to it and investigate how to install games on it. I had playonlinux running with wine, winetricks, and it worked fine. After the upgrade to ...
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How to launch .sh from third party program?

I have the program Lutris installed on my computer and I am going through adding all my linux games. However some are .sh execs others are .bins and executables which both added fine. the .sh ones are ...
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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 ...
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I want to play AisleRiot Solitaire but don't know how to start it

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Ubuntu (or any Linux type OS for that matter). I go to Ubuntu Software Center then games, double click on AisleRiot Solitaire & see that it is installed. ...
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searching for a memory and brain games in ubuntu

is there any recommendation for games to train the brain in Ubuntu or in Linux , did any one try a game and it was a good one on ubuntu
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Can windows 7 installed in virtual box suppot 3d graphics for gaming [duplicate]

I have recently installed Windows 7 in my virtual box and my main OS is ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have gallium 0.4 on AMD RS-780. Can I get a stepwise manual to install graphic card accelerators required ...
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Install wowmatrix

I am trying to install wowmatrix (http://www.wowmatrix.com/) to manage my wow addons. however when running the .sh file it brings up an install window. but there is no text just blank buttons.
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How do I install a second disk of a pc game?

On a few pc games, they take 2 disks to install. I have Lububtu, and am trying to use wine to install them, which works fine, until it asks for the second disk. I put it in, and it says that there are ...
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Need Help opening .run on my XP Partition

So I downloaded PlaneShift and it's in my Windows Part of the hard so how do I install it? .-. Btw i have no space for a 1gb file in my linux parition
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Problems with games on-line in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and used to play games that now suddenly I cannot play, Those games are: LEGEND ON LINE and LEAGUE OF ANGELS via facebook games. Before install 14.04 LTS i can play these ...
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Ubuntu Server (tiny) problem. (12.104)

I am trying to set up a gaming server for Ubuntu 12.04. I want to try Battlefield 1942 and Minecraft. I was following this tutorial http://youtu.be/rilO2R0WFLI?t=2m24s and get lost at what he does ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 game problems

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04, and League of Legends and World of Warcraft have both stopped working. With World of Warcraft, there are no error codes provided, and it just doesn't allow me ...
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How Do I get steam to Work with nvidia 750 ti and 14.04?

I have this error here is my output:You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6. I've tried all of the fixes listed on this page and they are either out of ...
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how to download free Games [closed]

https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/motorbike/ not able to down load games from here. From where do I download free games for my ubuntu.
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Just installed 14.04 to my laptop but cant open a game that i played on my old ubuntu14.04 pc

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, but i cant play a game called Don't Starve, but i could play it on my old Pc with Ubuntu 14.04. I installed drivers too. What can i do ? Hardware and ...
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KVM NVidia Passthrough

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...
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GuitarBots - Firefox/Wine - UnityWebPlayer

I've been trying to use unity web player in this website: guitarbots.com. I'm running mozilla firefox 29.0 in wine 1.6.1. After I installed the unity plugin I got this error message. I'v been looking ...
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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.
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djl game manager installation problems

I'm trying to get djl (game manager) from: http://en.djl-linux.org/?q=node/19 After getting the pakage, I followed the instructions for installation from: ...
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Gaming on Ubutnu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing its hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: Ubuntu ...
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Gaming: Ravensword libxcursor1 error

Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, I paid for a humble bundle package and got Ravensword, downloaded the Linux edition when I run ./rs2.x86 I get ./rs2.x86 ./rs2.x86: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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ubuntu packaging help

HI I have been using Ubuntu for a while now and would like to create Apps for Ubuntu. I have made a fun game and would like to have it in the software centre but I do not know how to create a debian ...
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Installing Ubuntu over Windows - dangerous?

I want to erase Windows 7 and install Ubuntu instead. I am not a pro user, so I have some questions: a) Is it possible, that some devices don't work afterwards? b) I have a little sister, and she ...
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Cannot find username folder (game path)

In the game launcher for minecraft, it tells me that the game directory is in /home/smith/.minecraft, but when I go to home, there is not folder named 'smith' I am new to ubuntu, and other questions ...
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Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and PlayOnLinux 4.2.2. I managed to get League of Legends almost running perfectly, there are only two problems. The first is that the shop to buy things with IP/RP is just a ...
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Play Window Games on Ubuntu [closed]

I have many windows games on my PC like Doom, Doom 2, Diablo, Diablo 2, Diablo 3, NFS Games, Left 4 Dead games call of Duty games, Halo games and many many more games i have in my Laptop. I just like ...
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Im running ubuntu 12.4 on an acer C710 chrombook what games can it handle

I have an Acer c710-2856 and I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.4 what games could my chromebook handle. It has a 2 GB SDRAM DDR3 Ram and an intel processor and has 1.1 Ghz of processing power... and also ...
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Custom resolutions for games

I have created a custom resolution (1840x1000) to be used with my HDTV to combat overscan. My TV is a Technika x22/14a and does not have a setting to turn off overscan. I am building a gaming PC ...
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Is Tera Rising Installing?

Hi I'm a new user on ubuntu, I looked for a solution on internet about this and in the foro too. I try to install games on ubuntu, and so far I manage to do so, (dont starve, War thunder) so decide to ...
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Epiphany game does not run in a suitable window size?

This screenshot show the situation: As you see, I can't change window size to have a whole view of game! Is it a bug in game or it's related to Ubuntu or somthing else?
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Lag spikes when playing games since upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I sometimes play games (Awesomenauts, CS:GO,...) on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 last week the gameplay of all of my internet games suffers from lags every view minutes. ...
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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 ...
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Installing Doomsday WADs and starting Doomsday?

All right, a nice easy one for you all... I installed "Doomsday" from the Ubuntu Software Center, but where do I put my Doom WAD files? Also, the Ubuntu Software Center says that I need to run this ...
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Game can't connect to internet via winetricks/playonlinux

Hi I have a problem with the game World of Warcraft, which I installed via wine, winetricks and playonlinux. The game runs, but won't connect to the server. What can I do to solve this?
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Please help me with 32bit libs for 64 bit

How i can fix this problem with "Portal"? I have only used Ubuntu for a few days (Ubuntu 14.04). AppFramework : Unable to load module vguimatsurface.so! Unable to load interface VGUI_Surface030 from ...
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Ubuntu server as a Gaming Router [duplicate]

We've all experienced it: gaming, interrupted. Room mates streaming movies, family members downloading large files, significant others using Skype or Facetime -- this is your bandwidth! The lifeblood ...
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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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How can i monitor FPS in native linux games

So getting to the question what is the most user friendly overlay option for measuring native linux games framerate (preferably no compiling necessary)? I have done a fair amount of research and i ...
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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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How to play games on Nvidia Card in Ununtu 14.04

I want to play only games on Nvidia Graphics Card and render my desktop with Intel Grphics Card. How do I add application profiles to Nvidia X server settings.
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Euro Truck Simulator 2 not installing in Ubuntu 14.04

One of my friend send me Euro Truck Simulator 2, whenever I try to install it the following occurs : kapil@kapil-Dell-System-Vostro-3750:~/l$ ./EuroTruckSimulator2.sh Verifying archive integrity... ...