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Wine won't open .exe files?

I'm a big noob to ubuntu and having to run wine with windows applications, but I'm trying to download some indie games and 99% of them come up with an error message that insufficient data is not ...
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Have problems with installing SWTOR?

Is there anyone who can help me installing SWTOR. I install swtor by play on linux but when i run it, it run something on my screen what i can't see. And that's it. The terminal is open and it says "...
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Installing Directx9 or later

i'm trying to install a game with wine but when i accept the licence it says "you need to install directx9 or better". I tried to follow that : http://www.dedoimedo.com/games/wine-directx.html but ...
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How do I play Counter Strike?

Currently I have Ubuntu MATE 14.04 installed on my system. I have a Windows setup file of Counter Strike 1.6. I have installed WINE from Ubuntu Software Centre. Counter Strike 1.6 has been ...
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GTA:SA doesn't go fullscreen properly in wine

I have Wine Staging 1.9.7. When I run GTA:SA through wine, the screen resolution changes but the game doesn't go fullscreen: I've also tried a game called "Cubic Castles" through wine but it goes ...
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Ubuntu - League of Legends WINE problem

I've install League of Legend on my notebook and wine as well. I've try different version of wine but no one of this don't work to play LoL... I've try: 1.6 and when I've try to open LoL he crash.....
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How to choose to use AMD gpu instead of intel graphics - ubuntu 15.10

I have xubuntu 15.10 and I would like to know how to run a program ex. minecraft with my amd r7 m265 gpu instead of cpu graphics. Thanks!
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Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? [closed]

Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? Copy-and-pasted from: http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/ Windows Minimum: OS: Windows® 7 (32/64-...
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How to lift memory limitation?

My current machine: ASUS K50IJ: 64bit dualcore 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, intel GMA 4500 I played Half-Life 2 on this machine, on Windows, which has the same engine as Team Fortress 2. Now I only have ...
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Steam on Linux OR steam on wine?

I've been looking and got no answer, if you somehow know the answer please tell me. Okey, so I've been playing games with steam on Linux for a while. Maybe it's my PC or something, and it's not ...
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Run counter strike in ubuntu 15.10

I am a huge fan of counter strike. I have ubuntu 15.10 and i want to install counter strike in it. Can anyone help me. Thank You in advance
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How to add or load gamemaker maps

Hi am currently having a problem with Platinum arts sandbox gamemaker on my ubuntu LTS 14.04 system, i downloaded it through software center and when i open it i see this Screenshot and whenever i ...
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ETQW exit after load UI, that's happened in this two days after upgrade

Ubuntu 16.04. Perhaps the reason is comes from upgrade in this two days. All files within ETQW directory remains unchanged, for all modify time of files is old date. ldd etqw.x86 show all need libs ...
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install S3TC texture support

when I try to open a game from steam, an error will appear which says This application requires either the GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc or the GL_EXT_texture_compression_dxt1 + ...
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Running the Sims 3 in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install the Sims 3 onto Ubuntu. I have Wine installed onto my PC which imports dll etc. files from Windows for use in Linux. I have followed a lot of tutorials and have had no luck. I ...
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Have a question with Virtualbox [duplicate]

I want to play games on Ubuntu I play most of them but I love a game called "Elsword" I couldn't download it with Wine I tried with Playonlinux It worked but when I start the launcher an error pops ...
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Graphics and CPU Performance Programs

Are there any applications similar to "Razer Cortex" or "nVidia Experience" that will run on 15.10? I really love playing Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive but they lag ...
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League of Legends from windows on Ubuntu 14.04 with wine [duplicate]

can i play league of legends on Ubuntu 14.04. if yes, how? because it doesn't start with wine.
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Elsword on Ubuntu

Can anyone help me?I downloaded Elsword with Playonlinux it worked very fine until "Mailmime.dll is missing" error popped out.Is there any way to fix it?I tried downloading Mailmime.dll but it didn't ...
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Help With Important Conundrum

I want to know if I can use Ubuntu, while also accessing the gaming prospects of windows 10, and how to do so.
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Downsampling with Nvidia or in general

is it possible to Downsample Games? (in Windows its possible via Gedosato or the Graphics drivers) I would like to play games in 4k+ on Linux. My System: Ubuntu 16 and Nvidia 970 with latest drivers. ...
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steam wont open in ubuntu 15.10

I have downloaded the file from the steam website witch when I clicked got me to my software center with the steam launcher. After installing the launcher, I tried clicking it wich did nothing, I am ...
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Help with linux based gaming

I am new to Ubuntu and linux in general. I am an avid gamer that used to play off of steam on windows, and am now finding that steam doesn't work and I cannot play any non- linux games. I am wondering ...
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Fullscreen games cause multiple monitors to be mirrored

Whenever I make any games fullscreen, despite "mirror displays" being very explicitly UNchecked in System Settings, both of my 1600x1200 monitors become mirrored. Which is really annoying. Is there a ...
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Ubuntu Install/Configuration/Other Info

I am looking to install Ubuntu on my Alienware 14 (late 2013 model) laptop. Is there any certain drivers I need to download prior to installation and can you guide me to which ones please? This is ...
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I need help installing steam on my trusty Xfce4 chromebook [duplicate]

I have tried everything, I am running on trusty and there are so many things wrong. (trusty)chelalajos@localhost:~$ cd ~/.local/share/Steam/ (trusty)chelalajos@localhost:~/.local/share/Steam$ ./steam....
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VM Gaming via GPU Passthrough without a dedicated monitor?

I'm looking at building a computer that can virtualize two or more gaming machines at once. I'm hoping to be able to play two (or more) games at the same time, and I'm hoping to be able to display ...
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can i replace windows with ubuntu and still get the same gaming experience? Steam and Origin [closed]

I want to switch to UBUNTU having first learned on the APPLE II with BASIC and being a Web Designer transitioning to Developer I want a shell based system geared for programming BUT, I STILL WANT TO ...
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Minecraft confusion?

So I bought mine craft and I looked on you tube found how to do it and did it only there was a problem. I ran the launcher hit play and then it pops up the launcher again and says: something about ...
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Dual monitors (60 hz and 144 hz) games can only run in 144 hz if I unplug the 60hz monitor

On my Ubuntu 15.10 system I have two monitors powered by one Nvidia Geforce 660 ti: a 60 Hz monitor connected via DVI and a 144 Hz one connected via Display Port. Using nVidia or xrandr, I set my ...
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thor27's steam-login without entering Big Picture

I've installed steam-login, which allows me to start Steam as a standalone session directly from the lightdm login. By default, it starts Steam on Big Picture mode, but I would like it to start on ...
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I can't launch Minecraft with Java oracle 8

I allowed the Minecraft.jar to be executed as a program, but when the launcher starts I get errors.Here is a screenshot of the launcher with ErrorsAlso I already install oracle java using webupd8team'...
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Problem in Steam game (CS:GO) Numpad

I installed Steam, and I was playing Counter Strike Global Offensive. The problem is that, Numpad Enter key is not working. Basically, I binded Enter key on Numpad in ingame, but it seems like not ...
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limit framerate to 30 fps or 60

i would like to know if there is an easy way to force 30 fps(or 60) on all applications. I cannot find the setting in my proprietary nvidia drivers unfortunately :(. Im using Kubuntu 15 and Nvidia ...
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Nvidia Driver, black screen if something renders with a high frame rate

im new to Linux and Kubuntu is my main OS now(can i get help here still? :D). English is not my mother tongue so please ask if there is something in doubt :). What i wanted to do: I wanted to use ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Intel Graphics, low fps

I have been unable to find an answer that helps explain or fix low fps in Ubuntu 15.10. I play DOTA 2 occasionally and was getting decent fps on my non-gaming laptop, but since the switch to Ubuntu 14....
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how to instal steam in ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 please help me
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Having Troubles With Terraria

I absolutely love this game and stupidly, I changed the file name, and now it doesn't work no matter how many times I delete, uninstall, or reinstall the game. I'm doing this through Steam. If you ...
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how to play asphalt 8 in Ubuntu?

How to play asphalt 8 on Ubuntu ? I try Genymotion but cant control it with keyboard.
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Can't use Chrome with wine running

I was running Binding of Isaac Rebirth through wine. When I went to Chrome, I tried to switch tab but nothing happened. When I closed the game and switched back to chrome, the tab had switched. I ...
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Does Halflife 2 runs on Ubuntu?

Does the install disk version of halflife 2 support Ubuntu? If not, is there any other vision that support Ubuntu? If there is no Ubuntu version then could I run it through WINE?
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Running windows7 on ubuntu Virtual Box for games

I'm currently using ubuntu 15.10 32 bit, I installed Virtualbox with windows7 32 bit in it with 3.5GB ram and 256 shared vga 4 processors, and Enabled 2d, 3d acceleration. Installed Guest ...
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WoW freezing the second I launch it

I just installed WoW on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, once I opened it the game froze(it was supposed to play the intro because I have never run it before in this computer). I have to log off or reboot my ...
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How do I install a emulator for N64 games and install Goldeneye?

I am having issues downloading emulators for Xubuntu 14.4. Mainly to use N64 games mostly Goldeneye. I extract the files then try and open them. Then when I extract them they do then when I click to ...
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Automatically switch gpu graphics driver when gaming

I have installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. I installed the nvidia tested proprietary driver and then I restarted. Afterr that I selected as primary GPU the Intel driver for normal use. However, when I enter ...
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Xbox Controller in Dolphin Emulator

I would like to play Zelda Twilight Princess in the Dolphin Emulator with a Xbox controller I am Using Ubuntu 15.10 and am using the default Xpad driver which is working fine on Steam. Does anybody ...
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Create Application from Executable (and the folder it's in)

So I was trying out a game I heard about, and the linux-compatible version of it consists of a folder of resources and one executable file. I love the game, but what's bothering me is that the way to ...
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With all respect ..but Why linux sucks so much on gaming? [closed]

I mean on windows 10 i play left4dead 2 full res,full detail maxed everything and it plays it fluently and nice. On ubuntu,xubuntu,kubuntu it sucks so much that i must lower many settings to make it ...
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Ubuntu version for game

Maybe I could find a lot of questions like that, but I need some help. Recently I started using Ubuntu 15.10 , but when running games that consume few resources makes me very slow rendering of the ...
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Mouse range is limited when playing some video games?

I have a pretty old Logitech MX518. I just installed Linux 2 weeks ago, have zero experience with the OS (but I do write software for a living, so I'm not completely terrible when it comes to tech). ...