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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 ...
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What about Gaming, MMO's, etc.?

Can Ubuntu be used for gaming? I would use Office of course and would like to know if google drive, iTunes, etc., would even work. you're awesome...keep up the good work.
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Half-Life 2 sound problems

I downloaded half-life 2 on the Linux steam and when I start it, everything works, but the sound. Can you guys help me?
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Installed libgdx and OpenGl in ubuntu

first let me say thanks for all the help in my other questions; the answers have really help a lot. Now I'm in the process in developing game for tablet, pc and android platform. I have decided to ...
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How to start games in Steam running on Wine?

I understand that not all games will be compatible with Wine, but how do I start a game in Steam while running Steam on wine? Do i just press play?
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Launch Steam games without a X Desktop running

I'm using the first, accepted answer to this question to have Steam as an Environment on Login. Steam itself works fine, but when I attempt to start a game, the screen turns black and I have to ...
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How to unistall a program installed by a .sh installer?

I downloaded a .sh program (in this case is a game) and then I installed using "sh name.sh" (or maybe it was "bash name.sh". I don't remember quite well, but I guess it has no importance in this case ...
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Bad OpenGL performance when running the game windowed

I'm playing Dust Racing 2D (https://sourceforge.net/projects/dustrac/) on Ubuntu 13.10. The problem is that the performance is bad when running the game in a window. The fullscreen mode is perfectly ...
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3D game engines in ubuntu

I know this must be one of the many question around the same topic. But, i want clear mind and new eyes in this. I am beginning to grasp java for game development for pc and tablet; i cant use ...
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Play on linux wine menu builder not found

Can anyone help with this? after running TSoT with play on linux, the following is shown in debug mode. [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-South Park: The Stick of Truth.exe wine: cannot find ...
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Can I play this game with newrez?

I have a netbook HP Mini with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I want to play 0 AD on my netbook. I saw the minimum system requirements on 0 AD official site where the minimum resolution mentioned is ...
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Wine1.6 gaming problems

I am trying to get my Steam gaming library working. I have steam installed, and one game Dishonored to test the platform. 1 - I installed wine1.6 -> configured it to 32bit via this guide 2 - I ...
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Minecraft Framerate Drop after 5 minutes

I installed 13.10 last night on a Dell Precision M6500 and I was amazed that I could get ~50 FPS, but then after about 5 minutes, it took a sudden drop to about 2 FPS. This happens every time and ...
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Need to know if new GPU will work and a few other questions

Dear fantastic Ubuntu Community I have been planning to ditch windows for sometime now and I need to know a few things, firstly the GPU have does not support the latest version of Ubuntu so I am in ...
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Installing legends kubuntu 13.10 x64

I am running Kubuntu 13.10 x64. I am trying to install legends from playdeb repo. It won't let me install legends because the "data" file doesn't have the ":i386" behind it. it says that there are ...
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Has anyone gotten Steam games to work with AMD and 13.10 Saucy Salamander?

Running Saucy Salamander 13.10 64-bit. Installed steam via Ubuntu Software Center. On installing, Steam warns: OpenGl not using Direct render, and links here (unhelpful) ...
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Is there a native Ubuntu version of Mario Forever?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I also have wine. I was hoping that there was some version of Mario Forever that does not require wine. Is there any such version, and if yes, does anyone have a link or ...
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Problems with video graphics in games

Sorry for the not accurate title , but it is easier to see this image rather then explain: I get this strange view for most of the games. I really don't know what is the source for the error, i get ...
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Ace of Spades - Cant change weapons

Please help me with a problem. I have installed xubuntu with playonlinux. The virtual drive of Playonlinux I installed steam, directx9- 11 ,.Net 1.1-4.0, vc++, xinput and other libraries . The game ...
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Is there a football game (Like Fifa or Pes)? [closed]

I've downloaded 0ad, and it seems great, I'd love if there was a football (soccer) game as good as 0ad, like Fifa or Pes, I've seen Gameplay Football, but don't know how to install, and if it is ...
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SlI and Drivers

I currently have Ubuntu solely installed on a Lenvo Y500 with nvidia650m SLI, i am running nvidia driver version 319(tested). I cannot turn sli on though, Using the (sudo nvidia-xconfig --sli=) ...
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How to install games (.sh and .bin games)

I recently purchased the humble bundle but I am having trouble installing the games and getting them to run. Some of them are .sh and others are .bin files. On a terminal, I have cd to the location ...
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League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm just new in Ubuntu and my English is so bad, so be patient to me. I was install League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, installation was without errors, but, when i want to run it, a logo is appeard ...
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Steam Games not as smooth as they should

i'm new in this Ubuntu world. I'm trying out ubuntu 13.10, and my goal is to customize it as far as i'm comfortable with. But now i'm at a breaking point: I'm a gamer, and i really want ubuntu to ...
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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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not saving profile

Hi there I hope I've used the right tag if not can you suggest another one please. Anyway I'm currently still a beginner with Ubuntu and I'm having problems with jstest-gtk. I've installed jstest-gtk ...
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Why do my Steam games not Accelerate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 on my old Toshiba Satellite L505D-GS6000. From what I remember, this computer performed pretty fairly on the same game (Garry's Mod) in Windows. ...
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How do I start the game Quintet?

I downloaded the linux version of the game Quintet on a machine with Ubuntu 13.10, but now I don't know how to start the program. The main file is simply named Quintet.x86. Double clicking does ...
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Installing nvidia drivers on acer aspire v5-573g

I am new to linux in general ( ive just tried it years ago) and as I've seen it for first time - i loved it! The best OS for me but there was a little problem - I am a gamer since i remember myself. ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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How to install tar.gz file [duplicate]

Trying to install Catlateral Damage using the usual extracting and installing commands on the terminal, but it keeps tossing me annoying errors. Probably missing something obvious. Both the archive ...
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Xlib: Extension “GLX” missing on display “:0” on PlayOnLinux (while loading a game)

So, this is what is happening, i've downloaded a game that is supposed to run in playOnLinux perfectly, however, when i'm trying to play, it gives me an error "Shader Version 3.0 is not supported", it ...
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Very bad FPS on DOTA 2 with Ubuntu 13.10 using HD7770

I am having very bad FPS on DOTA 2 native. I am using: Ubuntu 13.10 for X64 bit systems AMD FX-6300 CPU 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHZ Radeon 7770 GHZ Edition with 14.1 Beta Drivers What I have tried up so ...
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How do I install Catlateral Damage?

It's this gam It's a .tar.gz file; and doesn't contain any Installation files. Need some help. Thanks in advance!
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Play on Linux isskin.dll

I've been trying to get the game Victoria 2 to work on Play on Linux for a few days now, but I keep encountering an error message saying Runtime Error (at -1.0) Cannot Import ...
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Install a game from a Zip File

How do you install a game from a zip file? I downloaded gems from the Ubuntu software centre and they offered a free download it came as a zip file how do you install it?
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How to run Llanfair on Ubuntu?

Now, to define, Llanfair is a stopwatch esque program, used by speed runners, which is found Here . The program is available as a Windows download, as well as a .Jar file for use on all other ...
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Oneko on 13.10: Superimposed bitmap problem

Has anyone tried the cute cat-and-mouse oneko on Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that the base bitmap is always superimposed with the other bitmaps, such as when chasing the mouse. The result is that the ...
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How do I get League of Legends working properly on Ubuntu?

I can install and get League running on 12.04 and 13.10, but I get 2-5 fps, the screen is mostly black (I can see just the HUD and player and enemy health bars, the rest is black/silhouettes) and my ...
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Windows Games how do i code in to play on linux [duplicate]

I Really want to switch to linux but i own a crap ton of windows games. and i would want to play them on my machine. is there anyway possible to play the newest titles on said ubuntu machine? like ...
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Unity reacts to shortcuts when gaming under Wine (Diablo 2 II Lord of Destruction)

I play Diablo 2 LoD and need to use the Alt-key quite often. It doesn't work ingame and if I press it 2 or 3 times the game minimizes and the Unity search function comes up. How can I disable this ...
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
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Windows emulator as DOSbox

I'd want a Windows emulator that works the same way as DOSbox, I mean DOXbox doesn't open any .exe, you have to mount files into it ,Wine for example opens any .exe , and I think that's not safe,I ...
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Installing Tremulous on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10

I want to install a game that looks really fun, called Tremulous, but when I run the installer it says: /usr/local/bin/tremulous: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL-1.2.so.0: cannot open ...
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How to get audio across all xservers?

I have started a game in new xserver like this:xinit /path/to/the/game/executable -- :1. This starts the game in new xserver and the game has sound. However it stops the sound in the :0 xserver. What ...
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What combination of Nvidia drivers and Kernel version is recommended for gaming?

I'm somewhat new to Linux, although I have a fair amount of experience. I've been having a lot of graphical issues lately, and figured that upgrading to the latest linux kernel and Nvidia drivers ...
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LEGO Star Wars II setup.exe Wine install failed

I was trying to install LEGO Star Wars II through Wine. When I popped the disc into my drive, Wine didn't kick in, so I went into its root directory an ran the setup.exe file. It let me pick my ...
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Steam “Preparing to Launch” then a crash with all games [closed]

I downloaded Team Fortress 2 in Steam (did I really have to say that?), but whenever I try to launch it it says "Preparing to Launch Team Fortress 2", then closes out. No error, no nothing. I'm ...