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OpenBVE Crashes on Ubuntu 15.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.04. I recently came from Windows 8.1. My issue is no matter what I do, OpenBVE will close when I try to select a route to run. I have tried v1.4.0.9, v1.4.2 under ...
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Can I play games off a sd card?

So I have ubuntu 14.04 running xfce4. I was planning on getting a 64 gb sd card to play games on it. I have a Dell chromebook. I just wanted to know if it was possible to download games such as league ...
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game audio not working in Wine Ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have recently migrated from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything works perfectly except for some things. I have successfully installed the two games I play often on Windows. Call of Duty World ...
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Install fifa in ubuntu14.04 LTS

my system is dell inspiron1525. I want to install fifa13 or 12 in my laptop.I use ubuntu14.04.Show me the way.
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How do i install Blitzmax

Its this game programming IDE. Here is the download page for blitz max http://www.blitzbasic.com/Products/index.php. I found some documentation on how to install but all of it is very old. For Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Weird Graphics/ Resolution For Games

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with an XCFE Desktop. The netbook has an Intel Atom with Integrated Graphics. When I try to play certain games, the screen goes haywire. The resolution becomes huge, only the ...
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Xbox One controller and VirtualBox

I connected an Xbox One controller to a PC equipped with Ubuntu 15.04 and the system recognizes it perfectly. The problem is that VirtualBox with Win10 (to stream Xbox games) fails to recognizes it. I ...
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Ubuntu and pc perfromance boost or cleanup

I guess some of you are familiar with League of Legends game on Ubuntu so my top fps in the game is 18 to 28 is not that good but it does the job well so now I am experiencing serious fps drop out of ...
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Stop programs and games from opening by default on secondary monitor?

I have a two monitor setup, one DVI (secondary) and one HDMI (main). My main monitor is in front of me and runs in 1080p, while my secondary is to the left and only runs in 900p. A common problem I've ...
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Installed Ubuntu over Windows XP with a Xbox 360 (5400 rpm laptop drive) [duplicate]

I had an old Xbox 250 GB hard drive (in good condition) and everything installed fine. I had to install twice because the first installation failed but somehow the second installation worked and seems ...
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Is there an Ubuntu Solitaire that works like the Windows 7 game?

my aunt needs a new laptop and I suggested to buy one for her and set it up with Xubuntu. She has been using Windows 7 so far, mostly for internet and office work. However, she has developed a ...
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Can I get my Super Advantage Controller (SNES controller) to work for more games?

Right now my controller only works for Spelunky Classic (via wine) and I'm trying to get it to work for Spelunky HD aka. Spelunky World. lsusb lists it as Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0e8f:3013 ...
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Where does MonoGame/MonoDevelop ports to?

I want to know where can I deploy games made with MonoGame and Monodevelop. Windows, MAC, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone I see a list in Wikipedia but I think those games may have been developed ...
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Skyrim was installing for two days and just would not finish.

I installed play on Linux, and steam. I made my steam account and everything was going well. Except every time time it gets to the part where it says, please wait while skyrim is being installed....it ...
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Windows version of Steam not running in wine

I'm sorry if this is and easy fix, (I'm new to Ubuntu) but I've been trying to install the windows version of steam to play Windows only titles. The installation worked fine, but whenever I run the ...
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How to install Urban Terror from the repos?

Is there a way to install Urban Terror from the repos, without compiling from source? Note: I'm looking for version 4.2.023...
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Does Steam require a new installation in Wine for every game?

I have heard that to run non-native Steam games on Linux you have to have a separate Steam installation running in Wine for each game, and that you can't just install Steam once in Wine and then have ...
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load DVD games on ubuntu

Please, in very basic terms : How do I get Football Manager game to install in ubuntu ? I run the cursor over the DVD button, it can read it and shows all the files but click or even double click ...
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How to remove unity3d game engine from Ubuntu (and its dependencies)?

I have installed it from .deb package. I can't find packages that I should remove.
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Games made using Unity crash in the Openbox session unless I run the default Ubuntu session first

If I try to run a Unity game like Race the Sun in an Openbox session, the game simply crashes before it fully loads. However, if I exit the session, load the Ubuntu session, exit, then start the ...
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playing Urban Terror on Ubuntu 14.04, while in Urban Terror the mouse is jerky & slow

I'm using lenovo thinkpad x250 with Ubuntu 14.04, trying to play Urban Terror but my mouse is acting funny while in play. on regular desktop session my mouse is acting as normal as I can see. But then ...
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Gaming Mouse Cursor Freeze

Cant move the mouse pointer using the gaming mouse, but can move it using touch pad, the mouse is ok and working. All other buttons work.
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Dota2 failing to start with black screen

Since the last update(10.09.2015) my dota2 doesn't work. No sound, all huge black screen. I am using Intel Core i5-2410m Nvidia GT 540m Ubuntu 15.04 nvidia-346 driver engin@engin-ubuntu:~$ Running ...
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Can't enter Ubuntu after installing Steam dependency (libglapi-mesa:i386)

Just so you know, I've read all the similar topics and none of them helped me. so here's the deal... I've been using elementary OS for a few months now. Back then, I installed Steam on elementary 0.3 ...
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keyboard “acts weird” while playing Diablo 3 Wine

I've just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer, and I'm quite the noob still. I have managed to get Diablo 3 working through Wine though, but I'm encountering one final problem. Quite ...
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Can Anyone Help With This OpenGL Error?

Well After the headache of running Microsoft's Windows for a month, to play some games a fried recommended. I am in a blissful state now that I have returned to Linux :D. Just when I thought it ...
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Games for Windows

i`m newbie in using Ubuntu, have wubi right now. Know basic, but idc if i can instail windows online games (such as League of Legends) on ubuntu and use it without problems. Can u help me?
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How do I use windows programs on Ubuntu without wine

I have a game I want to play but it is only for windows and wine doesn't work for it. Is there a program besides wine that can do windows program on ubuntu?
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Trying to run game Always Sometimes Monsters, unmet dependences

I have about 90 games on my system and they all run fine. Game Always Sometimes Monsters won't start. On Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit but I think I have the 32 bit libs (for Steam). Googling led me to ...
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Skyrim is not working on my computer

I have downloaded skyrim on my computer using POL but every time I try to run it my screen flashes white and I have to close the window. Does anybody know what the problem is and how I could fix it? I ...
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How to install FlightGear - Flight Simulator

Im trying to install FlightGear - Flight Simulator, from sourceforge. File: flightgear-3.4.0.tar.bz2 I extracted the tar.bz2 file it's now a file flightgear I don't know what to do next? Im lost. I ...
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Problem installing games on Steam with Ubuntu 15.04

Running into trouble trying to install any games on Steam. Steam works fine besides that, no problems with Friends or the Store, but whenever I try to download and install a game, Steam gets stuck on ...
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Mount and Blade Warband completely crashes Ubuntu

M&B Warband occasionally crashes my entire computer and forces me to do a force restart this happens more often if I mod the game but even when I play vanilla it still happens. Computer Stats ...
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Rocket League won't run in Wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. As far as I know, I've satisfied all the needed dependencies to run Rocket League in Wine, but it doesn't seem to run. Here's my terminal output from opening Steam to ...
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Bad sound and video quality on World of Tanks (Through WINE)

I have installed World of Tanks using Play on Linux and the installation was successful. When I enter the game (apart from the longer than expected loading times), the sound quality is poor (i.e. ...
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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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Wine Steam Error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function x3daudio1_7.dll.X3DAudioInitialize called in 32-bit code (0x7b83ba4e)

I am trying to implement a patch fix for the addressed error in the title. I found the following wine-git patch that was said to address the issue: ...
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Gameplay screen recorder for Ubuntu?

Are there any gameplay screen recorders out there for Ubuntu? I can't seem to find any... Btw I intend to use it for Urban Terror recording.
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What screen recorder records my desktop audio?

Hi I am looking for a screen recorder that allows me to record my voice,screen, and desktop audio. RecordMyDesktop doesn't work. The desktop audio doesn't show up.Kazam doesn't either. It lags the ...
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Games are laggy and unplayable on Linux

Currently i have my computer on a dual boot with windows 8 and Ubuntu 14, I have been trying to use Ubuntu more as of late because I would like to cut windows out of my life. However the one thing ...
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Steam: The game The Settlers won't launch

Whenever I launch the game "The Settler" via Steam and then press play, a white thing is shown for a very short while and then nothing happens. Does anyone else have the same problem and somehow ...
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How can I play a game I already have with PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed PlayOnLinux on my PC, and was wondering if I could play the copy of Skyrim on my Steam account from PlayOnLinux without installing a new copy, as it only seems to allow. Is there ...
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minecraft keeps saying this

Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: Using incremental CMS is deprecated and will likely be removed in a future release Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: You have loaded library ...
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How to install Warzone 2100 Cutscenes

I'm new to the Linux operating system in general, so I really don't know what I'm doing. I've downloaded the Warzone 2100 cutscenes from the main site, but I don't know how to install it into the ...
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Enemy Territory on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dell Latitude E6440 Laptop)

First of all Please help me out .. please :) .. I am doing my best to setup Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory in my laptop (Dell E6440). I can run the game but getting bad graphics (black) like this. ...
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How to run a batch (.bat) file on Ubuntu using Wine (with complete steps)?

I have this old Windows game with a .bat file which doesn't open with Wine and only opens as a text file. I have browsed through and tried several suggested ways of opening it with Wine console ...
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Steam download speed drops off a cliff and then stops

The basic problem: When updating a game through Steam, I get an initial spike of network activity, then the download stops. As displayed by Steam, the speed tapers off: When looking at the actual ...
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How to prevent hot corners when playing games on full screen?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity and I love the hot corners feature, but it still works when I'm playing games on full screen (like Dota 2). So, during the game, if I pass the mouse around some ...
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World of Warcraft lagging using Wine

World of Warcraft is lagging My PC is does not have the latest hardware. But thing is when I was running Windows I could tweak it and set it to lowest performance and the game was running just fine. ...