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Setting up Wine ..

I am a completely new to Ubuntu & Linux. I would like to install a PC game, so I understand that I need to use Wine. Also I have the PC game as an .iso file which I assume will need another ...
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Which Ubuntu version is the best for gaming? [closed]

I am trying to run many windows based games here on my Ubuntu 15.10, but It seems most of them they do work. Althought I checked on many websites including wine and as per them they all should be fine ...
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configuring Dead Zones for controllers - Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am trying to figure out how to adjust the dead zone settings in Mame on Ubuntu 14.04. I have an app called QMC2 which is a front end GUI for mame, and I see there is a joystick configuration ...
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Avermedia Live Gamer Portable Driver

I have a video capture card from Avermedia called the Live Gamer Portable. It has a pc free mode which can record 720p60fps, but I wanted it to work in the pc mode, to be able to record 1080p60fps. ...
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WINE Keyboard Bug. (Keys are Stuck for a few seconds and then release) (Gaming)

So I have an issue with WINE where if I play a game, the Keys time to time get stuck and do not appear to depress in the game. If I hold W for lets say X seconds, it will sometimes stay pressed for 1-...
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Ubuntu support for Unity3d

Does Ubuntu support Unity 3d? Which is the best speech API that is used in Ubuntu for Game development using unity3d
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Red Alert 3 with Steam on ubuntu 15.10

When I am trying to install Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 im getting this error: "Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is not available on your current platform." But I do have CounterStrike working on ...
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Why isn't my steam working ? I'm new help

K guys I did some stuff with my steam still nothing , but now when i try to run steam it starts updating itself , now this would be ok but it fails to update , always.
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Linux noob having problems on games freezing on Steam

I've heard of AMD drivers,I don't know if that's something that already comes with Linux(Ubuntu), I tried it, and I think that I'm probably doing it wrong it's not working. Every time I try to play a ...
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How can I transfer my laptop screen to where I can play my xbox 360 on my laptop screen?

I've tried going through the control panel and everything there, and found nothing helpful, I need to find a way to get it to work, is there any software that I need to download that will allow me to ...
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Can't Install Steam Games on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

This is the first time I've installed Linux on a pc, before this I've only experimented with live media. I have installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 next to Windows 10 and it seems to behave normally. Steam ...
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How can I install games from disc on ubuntu playonlinux?

I'm sort of new to ubuntu and can't find any guides on how to install game discs on playonlinux. I have ubuntu 14.04 and a msi gtx 960 graphics card,I'm not sure if any of that matters (as I said I'm ...
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Dota 2 drop to 1fps Ubuntu 15.10

With 14.04 LTS I had no problem play at rock steady 75fps. Now with the 15.10 it's wandering crazy ~40-50fps with sudden drops for ~5sec to 1fps. I have the latest Intel Graphic Drivers: *-display ...
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Remapping Mouse wheel

Hi I'm trying to configure my Razer Deathadder mouse to work properly on Ububtu, I have luck with the Razer device configuration tool, but the only thing that I am missing is the possibility to remap ...
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Xbox One controller not working on Ubuntu kernel 4.3.3

Before anything else, yes I have read most of the other threads on the site about Xbox One controllers. They have not helped. I have my Xbox One Controller on Ubuntu 14.04 with linux kernel 4.3.3 and ...
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Wine stops working after switching open programs

I recently installed a few games with wine, which are only playable on Windows of course, but i noticed that whenever i want to switch between open programs (e.g. from Wine to Spotify, changing music ...
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gameplay glitches after 14.04 upgrade

I've upgraded my machine to Ubuntu 14.04. Before the upgrade, I was able to play cs:go fine, but now there is a glitch: as soon as the gameplay came on the screen it is all fuzzy, like static on a ...
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Intel HD running 3d apps slow

i currently have an intel celeron processor and Intel Hd 2000 Onboard video, i've always played League of Legends and Dota 2 and many others games on Ubuntu at a stable 80-60 fps, however after i ...
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Worse gaming performance after downgrading to 14.04 LTS?

I was previously using Xubuntu 15.10, but I decided that I wanted to switch to LTS releases, so I reinstalled Xubuntu using a bootable USB with 14.04 on it. Everything worked fine and I installed the ...
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Kerbal Space Program in Linux Does not Display Properly

I have played Kerbal Space Program on this exact same computer previously using an older version of Ubuntu with no problems. Now when I try to play, the game does not show backdrops. (Anything that ...
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Looking for Linux supporting MMORPGs

I recently switched to Linux from Windows 7. I am looking for some good linux supporting MMORPGS for my system. Are there any? Please suggest.
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After Ubuntu update steam is not seeing games

I have an Acer C720P Chromebook running Crouton, trusty 14.04.I believe after a recent OS update, Steam cannot find my games anymore. They still exist in harddrive, but steam cannot seem to find them....
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WIll my Mionix Castor mouse's profiles load/change when I switch over to linux?

Download the software on windows, change a few stuff, and go back to linux, will the settings stay changed or default?
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Install Doom Editing Tools

i'm working in a wad for doom and i need an editor , a zdoom based source port and a ubuntu version of slade... I have windows but slade has a problem on it and the OS itself hangs... Searching did ...
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How do install games from the Software Center for Ubuntu 15.10?

I installed Ubuntu about 3 days ago and I have gotten a bit bored and I have tried downloading games but I do know the steps in how to download games from the Software Center.
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Ludum Dare Game (.zip) — Can't Find A Way To Install It

I want to play the game "Let's Play Simulator 2016",but I can't seem to install or run the program. I made sure to download the Linux version and it came in a .zip file. I extracted it and saw that ...
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Can anybody please help me run Aika Online on ubuntu? [closed]

I can get till laucher but after that it doesn't respond. I am attaching a screenshot. Everything got installed and I was able to successfully update it too, but it wont run and I keep getting some ...
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PulseAudio audio monitor has a lower pitch

So, I'm making a game and recording it for a friend. Apparently I've tried two screen recorders with no luck. The screen recorders were Kazam and SimpleScreenRecorder. Both of them I used PulseAudio, ...
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How to uninstall a game which is not letting me uninstall it? [duplicate]

I had downloaded feist and installed it just to test the gaming capability of ubuntu, since am new to it. Now as I can see it works perfectly fine, I am trying to uninstall it. But every time when I ...
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fixme:wbemprox:enum_class_object_Next timeout not supported

whenever I run Hearthstone I got black-screen game window in terminal it keep writing "fixme:wbemprox:enum_class_object_Next timeout not supported"
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Can not launch Steam games

I have found a few posts but there was no definite answer to any of them. I have lubuntu with a old dell XPS (specs will be below). My issue is that after spending 10 hours to get steam to actually ...
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Steam and OpenGl 4.1

When I heard Saints Row 4 is now compatible with SteamOS I had to jump right on it but when I finished installing and then tried to run the game, I got this error message. Does anyone know how I can ...
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Steam Library-Must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permissions

I've looked at various questions and threads and forums on this and nothing has worked. I've been trying to mount a HDD that I have my linux games installed to. This drive worked flawlessly in the ...
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Best Desktop Environment for Steam [closed]

I think my question is rather simple. What is the best Desktop Environment for use of Steam and games. I have had many problems with Unity in the past and there must be a better Environment. What is ...
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Steam on Ubuntu 15.10 refuses to get past the login screen without crashing

I'm getting pretty desperate at this point. I've tried using Wine to help solve the problem, and that got me as far as the login page, but the darned thing won't go to my library, instead opting to ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 15.10

I just switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu yesterday (although I've used Ubuntu before). I downloaded Steam and it won't start up. Trying to run it in the terminal provides this: asto@asto-desktop:~$ ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Steam Controller not working in games

I have a steam controller to use with my HTPC running Ubuntu 15.10. When I first plugged it in, it was entirely unrecognized. According to this: How do I get a Steam Controller working? the ...
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Problem with steam game and mono after upgrade 15.04 to 15.10

I was playing a steam game last week, no issue. Then I upgraded from Ubuntu Mate 15.04 to 15.10 and I'm getting errors. Below is the log file. Most of it looks like gibberish to me, but mono seems to ...
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Far Cry doesn't start

I downloaded uplay and I redeemed a Far Cry 4 code. When the download was finished I pressed play and this happened: What can I do?
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How to run Dota 2 ? OpenGL driver problem

I always update my Ubuntu but I got this message while trying to launch Dota 2 from Steam. Does someone know what to do ? Thanks a lot ! Here are my informations (I got them from Steam) : ...
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Steam won't launch Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Just as the title says, I can't get it to open at the moment. Details: I'm using an Nvidia card, and when Ubuntu was freshly installed on my laptop, I could download and install both Steam and Nvidia ...
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could you possibly install a malicious program using apt-get? [duplicate]

While installing various programs, I get asked to download some packages that are required for it to work. Some of them are well known applications, where the read-me document is trustworthy whereas ...
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What packages should I install in order to run Unity game?

As a contribution to the 34th Ludum Dare I developed a game on Windows 10 by using Unity 5 framework. I exported it for both 32b and 64b versions of Windows and a 64b version of OSX. All of them work ...
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Turtle beach x12 gaming headset wont be recognized

my brand new turtle beach earforce x12 headset will not work on Ubuntu 15.10, i tried it in windows xp (i dual boot) and the headset worked fine. i prefer using Ubuntu so i would like to know how to ...
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World of Warcraft Install issues: Battle.net screen cut off

SYSTEM INFORMATION: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz × 2 GeForce G210M/PCIe/SSE2 Hey everyone! So I'm having issues with World of Warcraft. After spending a lot of time a few ...
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What is causing terrible performance for World of Tanks in Wine/PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed World of Tanks using PlayOnLinux in Ubuntu 14.04. I've gotten past any obstacles to installation, and the launcher runs smoothly enough, but when the actual game client opens, ...
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League of Legends patcher crash playonlinux

Not sure if I'm posting in the right place and how many of you will have knowledge of playonlinux and LoL crashing, but here is the bug I posted to the playonlinux site and I figured I'd repost here ...
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AMD driver issues (Ubuntu 14.04 w/ KDE)

As I am a user that moved from windows, I really enjoy PC gaming. So, when I moved over to Ubuntu, I realized that it really, really sucks. I think the main problem here is the AMD drivers, but I'm ...
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Copy game files from one installation of Steam to another

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on both my desktop PC and my laptop. After downloading Crypt of the Necrodancer on my desktop, I thought I could just copy the folder of that game which is located in ~/....
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Ubuntu hardware acceleration encoding in Steam streaming

does anyone knows how to enable hardware acceleration for encoding (streaming) a game in Steam? The Steam's FAQ says that both Intel with QuickSync, NVidia vdpau and NVENC are supported on host. So ...