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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 is already on and installed on a external hard drive and have it load up though wine, or they have to be installed by wine first before ...
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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

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... ...
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Heroes of Newerth lagging periodically

Everything was fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Today when I moved to Ubuntu 14.04 and installed HoN everything was fine, game loaded game started normally, in the game everything working fine just I have lags ...
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How do I install Foldit.tar.gz (specifically)?

NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE QUESTION. It is specific to Foldit.tar.gz and installing this game is done uniquely. There is an askubuntu page answering the question, "How do I install a .tar.gz (or ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Unusable when gaming with power not plugged in

I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu, but I have been having issues gaming when not plugged into an outlet. When I am plugged in my laptop runs flawlessly, however, when not plugged every thing runs fine ...
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focus multiple windows at once

I love the game Bzflag. Sadly, my internet connection is slow and I always get kicked because of lag and gitter. I decided to run the game server on localhost and play on it with my brother. But, ...
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How to run windows games on ubuntu 12.04 ? (Bioshock Infinite or Alice Madness returns)

I really want to play "bioshock Infinite" and " Alice Madness returns" on my ubuntu 12.04 (I've got a DVD-Rom of the games) But when I tried to run the setup with Wine Program Loader the window froze ...
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How to make League of Legends run smooth

I am a new to Ubuntu and is my first Linux distribution tried.And I was wondering if I can play League of Legends without lag,I heard people complaining that the game runs with lag on Linux so maybe ...
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Will “0 A.D.” Play in Lubuntu OS?

I'm a novice to computers and new to Lubuntu. I went to "apps.ubuntu.com" and it stated "0 A.D." has available versions for: Ubuntu 13.10 - 13.04 - 12.10 & 12.04 Lubuntu is not on the list. Does ...
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SDL2 not being loaded correctly by Jedi Academy (OpenJK)

So I am trying to install Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy on my laptop, running Ubuntu 13.10. As you may or may not know, this game is quite old and the creators, LucasArts, have only made versions ...
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World OF Warcraft in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have tried launching 'The Blizzard Game Downloader', using wine, yet it does not get to the loading screen before it crashes, and ends with an error message. Neither does trying to load the game ...
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WINE works,but the launcher and the global menu bar are on the screen when running apps,why?

I used WINE to run Counter Strike 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 and everything works well,excepting that the launcher and the global menu bar remain on the screen.They just become twice bigger and when I'm ...
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How do I install OpenMW?

OpenMW seems like a great game, and it reboots a classic, but What is it exactly, and how do I Install it?
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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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How do I play a game i installed by disk?

I installed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with Wine and it installed correctly but I do not know how to launch it. It comes up with an error that I do not have the disk inserted but I do. I am ...
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Could not initialize SDL : No available video device Don't move

I have downloaded an indie game Don't move from this link . When I try to run it on Ubuntu 12.04, it gives following error messages. Could not initialize SDL : No available video device AL lib: (EE) ...
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2D Graphics appear blurry with NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04, everything worked fine on my Computer except for the graphics. The Desktop and Dash Images are working correctly, but everytime I start a game, all 2D Graphics that are ...
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How to Uninstall Counter Strike Source and Steam on ubuntu 13.10?

I have installed Steam and then I installed Counter Strike source from Steam. But now I'm not able to figure out how to uninstall Counter Strike Source. I can't find it on package manager or Software ...
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How to add Humble Bundle packages to account without installing

I purchased the Humble Indie Bundles 5 and 6, both of which offer "Click the button below to redeem your bundle on the Ubuntu Software Center." Sure enough, if I click through and log in to Ubuntu ...
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How to download KsirK skins?

I want to download another skin for this Risk game, but the button doesn't work. Is there is a command line for downloading and installing all the other maps?
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Does anyone have Titanfall up and running on Ubuntu yet?

Seems like Ubuntu is the best OS but the lack of big games is unfortunate. Does anyone got a walkthrough on getting Titanfall specifically up and running on Ubuntu with an Nvidia card?
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How well does the GTX 780 perform on Ubuntu?

I looked at the related questions and found a few pertaining to the drivers for the 780 not working correctly, but I assume those are isolated cases. Anyhow, I'm a gamer, and I have my computer that ...
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Recording game audio with SimpleScreenRecorder

I'm following the tutorial www.maartenbaert.be/simplescreenrecorder/recording-game-audio/ (PulseAudio: The Hard Way) to get SimpleScreenRecorder to record both the Monitor of Plantronics and ...
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How to play Diablo III on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Diablo 3 on Ubuntu? What should I install to play D3 with good graphics? How can I get an Nvidia video card to work well with Diablo III?
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How do you superimpose a game running in windowed mode over the unity sidebar?

I like running games like garrysmod and killing floor in windowed mode. The windows get cut off slightly by the sidebar. Is there a method where you can have the window above the bar as well as the ...
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Eve-Online and wine 1.7, Alt+Tab issue [Help]

I have issues with running eve on ubuntu. When I execute the following code in a terminal I get issues. wine eve.exe The launcher starts and I login. As soon as I click on play, a new wine window ...
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Laptop shuts down immediately upon starting game from Steam

I have just reformatted Ubuntu, and have updated the drivers. Games from Steam crash and the computer shuts down immediately upon loading or starting the game. This happens both on Windows 7 and ...
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Steam forgets where game directory is on second HDD

I installed steam onto my SSD, but of course that can't hold very many games so I setup a second steam directory on my HDD. However every single time a I restart my computer steam shows all my games ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Ok so I have the 13.10 version and wine 1.6 Just was curious if anyone can help me find out how to run the d2bs Bot for diablo 2 via Wine. any help regarding this matter would be greatly appreciated ...
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I'm very new to linux and i'm trying to install a game. I've downloaded Other-Life .zip. Extracted it. need help from there

I downloaded the game zip. I extracted it into my Programs folder but I don't know how to install it. On the website it says... Installing and using the client under linux: Download ...
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How to get “Don't Starve” game to work from its .rar file?

I am trying to get Don't starve for my Samsung Chromebook with Ubuntu and I can't figure out if i can play it since it's a .rar file. If anybody knows please let me know.
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How to start building games on Ubuntu

I, like many people, always wanted to make my own #BADA55 game. But, making a game is as time consuming as can be. But, still, its something I want to start doing when time is available. Preferably on ...
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Sand boxed Virtual Games PC?

I have an Ubuntu box with 16gb of RAM and a Dual Core CPU and a GT220 GPU (1Gig). I was thinking that maybe for gaming (I've a lot of steam titles) that maybe some sort of virtual windows environment ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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AMD/ATI HD 6700 and Ubuntu 12.04 bad perfomance in games

I have Ubuntu 12.04, and I'm using an ATI HD 6700 graphics card, but I have very low performance in games with higher graphic requirements. The games go to little stops and it's impossible playing ...
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A Wine videogame console

Would a PC-like game console with a single hardware configuration for every unit running wine on top of Ubuntu be easier for developers to "port" (more like configure in this case) games to than ...