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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 ...
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Archive Manager 14.01 wont load pc game software

I'm trying to install a game using the cdrom drive (a disc) and its reading the cdrom/dvd/ yet when I attempt to click on the setup.exe file, the archive manager says, "loading fail" when running a ...
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Lineage 2 (game) cant run [duplicate]

I have download and install lineage 2(game) and i search on internet how to run it the only think i found was to download wine and then i will be able to play it.but i downloaded and when i double ...
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Problem compiling a C file

I was trying to install Xmame 0.103 on Ubuntu 14.04. I had some problems installing it. It says that *.c zlib.h: no such file or directory I opened that file and I saw that zlib.h file was written ...
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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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Battlefield Play 4 Free in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

How do I install Battlefield play 4 free in Ubuntu? I saw a Youtube video, but I can't do the same as the guy in the video. Anyone can help me?
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Should a gamer switch to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I recently built a gaming PC, and I'm just wondering if putting Ubuntu (or any linux OS for that matter) onto a PC that is going to be used mainly for gaming is a bad/good idea. I know a lot of games ...
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Emulating Xbox 360 controller using xboxdrv not working for Dualshock controller on 14.04

I had been happily using my PS3 controller emulated to an xbox 360 controller on my Ubuntu 13.10 and lower Steam library. I recently updated to 14.04, and now xboxdrv just does not work anymore. ...
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Dear Esther on ubuntu 14.04

I want to play the acclaimed indie game Dear Esther. If possible I'd like to avoid the fuss of running it under WINE.There is a native build available here, but the only available versions are on ...
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Can't Log In To Steam UBUNTU 14.04 LTS

When you start steam message "Steam is having trouble connecting to the Steam servers." jakub@PC:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing ...
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Nvidia borderless gaming in fullscreen

I'm currently using the Nvidia Driver Version 331.38 for my GeForce G 103M in Ubuntu. My screen resolution is 1600x900. The game I'm playing has a resolution with 800x600. I can set it higher, but I ...
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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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 ...