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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 ...
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League of Legends can't connect to the match

I've been trying to play LoL on my 14.04 LTS notebook, but I hadn't had much success. I've searched and most people who can't connect find error before they log in, but that's not my case: I can log ...
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Any way to make 3DS Powersave work on Ubuntu (Wily)/Wine?

Before moving to Ubuntu from Windows, I used to use Powersaves quite frequently to modify and back up my save files from my 3DS. The software is small and is said to be able to actually run on Wine ...
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Ripping Wii games in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I want a straightforward way to rip my Wii games and store them as .iso files on my computer. I am not knowledgeable with DD, as I mostly use the graphical interface to save time and sanity. Is there ...
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How can I fix the League of Legends “Game is still in progress - Reconnect” bug?

I used to be able to run LoL on PoL without problems (except low fps but that's another problem). However my cpu had some hardware problem so I had to reinstall Ubuntu, now I get that glitch that I ...
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CSGO running low FPS on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a big problem with csgo on ubuntu 15.04 On windows it ran with 100-120FPS On ubuntu 15.04 30-40FPS(low settings,low res) I installed mesa(not sure if mesa3d) drivers beacuse i got the LibGL ...
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How to install hacker evolution duality games on Ubuntu 14.04?

How to install hacker evolution duality games on Ubuntu 14.04? I would also download and install additional software as needed.
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“The audio device couldn't be initialised.” on Teeworlds

I have tried to open Teeworlds and I've been playing it for a long time. However, it throwed an error this morning, saying: "The audio device couldn't be initialised.". I still can play the game, but ...
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Cursor lag in Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Wine 1.6 on my Dell D650 laptop with the intention of running Empire Earth Gold (the first edition). It starts up fine and can open the start up menu, but the cursor lags, ...
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Using Wine to run Brawlhalla(windows only steam game) and it is not able to enable hardware rendering

Every time I run the game I get this error. Error Image. I can Still play but it is very laggy and my computer should be able to handle this game
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How can I play the League of Legend in Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)?

I just learned to install League of Legends in Ubuntu, and there are several problems. First, the update takes a long time, which could be attributed to my net work. Anyway, it can be done after ...
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Mount And Blade Warband Will not run on Ubuntu 15.10

Like I have said above whenever I try to start Mount And Blade Warband (From Steam) It says "Preparing to Launch" for a few seconds and then shuts off. My friend who is running another Linux distro (...
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Periodic lag while gaming

I'm having problems with my Desktop when gaming. This is my first time using Linux, Elementary OS kind of didn't count since I was with it for only a month and barely used it due to driver issues and ...
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How to publish Unity Game Engine app (executable binary) to Ubuntu Store?

Quite recently Unity Game Engine (not to be confused with Ubuntu's Unity user interface) added an option to create a linux build. The result is a set of two executable binary files .x86 and .x86-64, ...
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Trying to install DIrectX, everything is smooth until DXdiag

So I want to be able to play games with DirectX instead of OpenGL, right? My first course of action is to google it. To my delight, there is a nice little tutorial on exactly how to do this. I go ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 USB Sound Issue

New to Linux, Installed Ubuntu 15.10 a few days ago and along with it Wine and Playonlinux to play League of Legends. When I launch the game and I am greeted with the login screen the music and sound ...
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Need help fixing a bug to play civilization beyond earth on ubuntu 14

I'm a noob trying to play the videogame on linux. I installed wine then installed the game to the /.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Sid Meiers Civilization Beyond Earth folder but game crashes on ...
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How (if possible) to raise gaming fps?

I was trying to play Civ 5 and Borderlands 2 via steam and had terrible frame rates. BL2 was far worse, but Civ 5 was also pretty bad. Is this just because I'm running Ubuntu, or could there be a ...
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Unable to patch League of Legends in Ubuntu 15.10

I've been continuously trying to play LoL through PoL (v4.2.9) and have been unable to thus far. Installation runs smoothly. then the launcher appears, and every single time it reaches 52%, the ...
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Steam not starting? - Something about the drivers?

I'd like to start by saying I'm a bit of an Ubuntu noob. I'm having a problem with steam starting. I recently was given an old gaming pc (top of the line 2 or 3 years ago). It had windows XP on it, ...
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Error when trying to run garys mod on ubuntu

Hello everyone I am trying to play garys mod on my new install of xubuntu however I keep running into this error when ever I try to join a game. failed to lock vertex buffer in CMeshDX8::...
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Massive Wine lag with rll modern hardware

I am running a very powerful machine GTX 980ti from MSI I7 4970k 8gb of 2400mhz RAM Z97 motherboard and some 500gb harddrive i am running the lastest version of wine but yet, games lag a huge lot, i ...
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I get lots of errors when i play steam games

i always get this error could not find required OpenGL entry point i have an amd radeon hd 5000 PLZ HELP (I also have the latest version of Ubuntu)
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Error while launching FTL game

I'm trying to start the game FTL: Faster than light on steam and I keep getting this error : ExecCommandLine: "/home/fm0s/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam -foreground" Game update: AppID 212680 "...
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Cannot find steam.exe on wine installation

I installed wine through the typical sudo apt-get install wine, then went to WineTricks and installed steam. Steam is working fine for me, but when I go to the folder ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \...
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Mouse going crazy on Wine

I installed Mafia II via Steam to play on Linux with Wine. Apparently everything runs without any problem, but the mouse goes crazy whenever the game starts. It looks like the mouse's positioning is ...
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Off-brand 360 controller works in Big Picture, but not in game

I am having issues getting my off-brand 360 controller to work on either of my Ubuntu machines through Steam. Put simply, Ubuntu notes that the controllers exist when I do 'lsusb' and allows me to ...
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how to install steam on ubuntu 15.10(i met some question when i install steam) [duplicate]

enter image description hereI installed Steam by using sudo apt-get install steam,then I tried to open Steam by clicking its icon,but it does't work. So I opened the terminal and typed steam : ...
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Error in POL while installing a game

I've installed Play On Linux and was trying to install a game along with some libs and this error popped up while installing Microsoft NET Framework 2.0 if I'm not mistaken.. telling to change this ...
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how to make steam for windows work with latest ubuntu x64 via wine

I'm new to Ubuntu just came from windows 7 and one thing I noticed about steam for Linux is it doesn't have elder scrolls for Linux. I love Elder Scrolls. So, I was wondering how I would make that ...
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How can I install no longer available purchased software in Ubuntu 15.10?

I bought the game Family Farm within the Software Center of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed it. The game is not available any more in the Software Center of Ubuntu 15.10. How can I install the purchased ...
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Crosswords Generator application

I am looking for a crosswords generator similar to Eclipse Crossword (http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/), which can be used in Ubuntu 14.04. Can someone please refer me such an application?
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What does Ubuntu use to render games?

I know Microsoft use DirectX but I don't know what Ubuntu uses (more specificity Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). Reason why I'm asking is because I'm having problems with Team Fortress 2. Weapons from the Gun ...
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New pc, decent specifications and it doesn't work up to par. What's wrong?

Problem: Freshly built pc that I'm fairly certain can run the Portal series. The problem is that is doesn't and won't even play simple 2d-games. Examples of games I tried King Arthur's gold, project ...
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Ubuntu freezes when running steam game counter strike and hitting the Windows key

I recently updated Ubuntu to 15.10, and since whenever I am playing counter strike on steam and hitting the Super key, volume up, volume down, mute or any key-bored button that will show a UI over the ...
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Slow graphic performance

I'm new on ubuntu, and I have a problem with graphic, or graphic driver. Recently, I installed Steam (app, not steam os) on my ubuntu 14.04 machine, after downloading all of my games, I noticed that I ...
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I want to ignore games I have installed on Ubuntu on my Windows 10 version of Steam

Is there any way I can do this? I prefer Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows anything other than XP. I have a Dual Boot setup with Windows 10 (for Fallout 4 hur) and Ubuntu 14.04 and I would rather use my ...
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PCSX2 controller issues

First, i'd like to thank the whole community. Ever since I switched to ubuntu, I never felt like going back to Windows, and that's also thanks to the general community :) ! OK, so here is my problem. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ping spikes

I realized have been getting ping spikes while playing the game League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. So I decided to ping google.com and check if I have been getting ping spikes outside the game as ...
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How can I span my triple monitors so they act as one for gaming?

I have an nvidia gtx960 and 3 identical monitors. They work great but they each act separately. When gaming, I'd like to be able to span the game across all 3 monitors. I can't find where to enable ...
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Steam crashes on startup

Steam used to work perfectly fine but today when I went to go run it, it would load up the "updating" bar then close and nothing would happen. I tried multiple times with no avail. I tried running ...
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Can process be killed by something?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I have a problem with steam game Robocraft when I turn it on it will shut down so I run steam from Terminal and watched is there some error and this is output: Game ...
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How do I enable direct rendering for Steam games with ATI?

From glxinfo I know that my direct rendering is disabled. I saw this post but answer is not working for me.
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Alien Isolation on Linux graphics problems

Alien Isolation has just been released on Linux. I have installed it and observed some graphics problems. I'm hoping to get some guidance on fixing the problems such that the game is playable. I have ...
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Counter-Strike: Source not launching

I am running 64-bit Lubuntu 15.10. I have Counter-Strike: Source installed on my system and attempting to run it give an error. SDL video target is 'x11' SDL video target is 'x11' SDL failed to ...
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Playonlinux I can't find some components

I'm trying to install a game through playonlinux. I'm following winehq's instructions. For example, to install smite I'm following this: https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&...
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Only install location is OS partition

So I'm using Battle.Net through PlayonLinux but when I try to install the games it automatically chooses the partition where I have my OS, and doesn't find the rest of my harddrives. How do I fix ...
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Command-line breakout?

I love a good old game of breakout! Though I really hate GUIs and prefer TUIs and the command-line, so I was wondering if there is a command-line version of the game breakout? I searched in the Ubuntu ...
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Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - No sound in Halo 2

Extensive searching hasn't found any mention of this specific problem. Problems with no sound at all in wine are frequently encountered; that is not my problem; it's no sound on Halo 2. I'm hoping ...