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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: ...
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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 ...
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Start windows application with single core in wine

I am trying to run Broken Sword 4 in wine on Ubuntu 14.04. It installed perfectly. However, the usual blackened character problem occurs. This is caused by multicore CPUs. So I have to explicitly ...
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Trying to emulate CS:GO in wine, but my PC is not having any of it

So, I was having problems with CS today; the game was being jittery and weird. People said that emulating it will make it much smoother. I emulated steam, downloaded CS, installed a version of Direct ...
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Installing .tar.bz2 format games [duplicate]

I have downloaded a game called redeclipse from their own website. It's an open source project and hopefully supports Linux too, so I have downloaded it but it came in a .tar.bz2 format. I extracted ...
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Steam won't open in Ubuntu 15.10

Been trying over and over, but nothing happens. Tried reinstalling Steam along with Ubuntu but that didn't do anything either. Tried other forums with helpful tips but no good. I'm running out of ...
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Help with Playonlinux installing League of Legends using Ubuntu

I only very recently moved to Ubuntu and started using it yesterday. I've been trying to install League of Legends for the better part of a day with no success. I manage to download Playonlinux and ...
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Doom 3 Wily Werewolf - need help getting it running

I have the Doom 3 game on CDs, I have followed the guide at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Doom3. As the /usr/local folder doesn't seem to let me put the pak files in I have moved the installation ...
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Multiplayer command-line Chess

I love a good game of Chess, but what I would love even more is a Chess application that has the following features: Has a TUI rather than a GUI and is fully used from the command-line Has ...
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Age of Empires 3

How do electronic peasants like myself install Age of Empires 3 on ubuntu? I have tried the wine website and attempted to install through wine already, but got stuck. I am not a clued up person when ...
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Terminal space invaders?

I was just wondering if there was a command-line TUI space invaders game for Ubuntu? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04.
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Installing Rakion with wine/ Instalar rakion con wine

My problem is i can't install a game (Rakion).it is said the new vine version supports gameguards, ok. the problem is trying to install ( i don't event get the gameguard step still ) it says ...
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Minecraft suddenly extremely slow

I recently re-installed the Minecraft client on my laptop. Before this, it worked fine without any issues whatsoever. Now, I can only get about 5 minute of gamer time before it lags so bad that I ...
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Graphics issue with steam game and ubuntu

So I recently installed Ubuntu in one of my machines to play a game called Dota 2. Game used to run on this machine fine while on windows but since updating to Ubuntu 14 I get a issue of game not ...
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PlayOnLinux - League of Legends won't start game

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop (14.04.3). Yesterday I installed League of Legends via PlayOnLinux. I am not saying "tried to install", because it installed and patched perfectly fine, and ...
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Can't play LOL on ubuntu 14.04 Bugsplat error

A few days ago I decided erase windows and try Linux, I install LOL and after the champ selection the game crashes, I was searching for some info and I try different solutions and nothing fix it. ...
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minecraft error (java 8). (game output)

So i have been experiencing this problem for a while and cannot figure it out on my own, so i thought it would be easier to ask other people: I need help getting the minecraft launcher to launch MC ...
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primusrun/optirun slower than the default launching

Today I've noticed something really weird: When I execute vblank_mode=0 glxgears I get: 38885 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7776.864 FPS 39279 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7855.745 FPS 39096 ...
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lubuntu: How do I run .64 files?

I have problem with a .64 file I downloaded from the Godot Engine website. How do I execute this file? I really have no clue. Thanks you.
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How to run Loki's port of Simcity 3000 on kubuntu 15.10 with sound on?

So I installed simcity 3000 on kubuntu 15.10 beta 2 successfully with all the patches needed to make it run on such a recent distro. However, I can't get the sound to run. Since the game still uses ...
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?Editing a game script file?

I am trying to edit and experiment with some script files in a game I have installed. However I get "permission denied, you are not the owner" error messages when trying to make any changes. I am not ...
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Unable to play Isle of the lost Rush

I work for a school district and my teachers notified me yesterday that they can not play Isle of the Lost Rush, a Disney online game. Our system is Edubuntu 14.04. I have only found this game so far ...
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How to transfer PlayOnLinux and all it's files into my secondary hard drive

So here is my problem, i have downloaded PlayOnLinux (Wine too) and i have installed in PlayOnLinux the steam platform. From there (steam) i have downloaded some of my games but it takes too much ...
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Screen goes black when playing games

I'm having some problems recently when i play dota. All is running fine for ~2hrs and than suddenly the screen goes blank, although i can hear sounds and that the system is running. Can do Ctrl+Alt+F1 ...
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recommendation games for ubutnu 15.04

want to play games like strategic or mission games in Ubuntu but neither getting them nor a link to download so kindly give a way to download some gaming stuff.
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Desktop server to gaming PC

I'm getting 8GB more of RAM and a 480GB SSD for a desktop I made into a server. I already have a eGPU from a MacBook (but the PSU broke) so I wanted to get desktop gaming again. However, the SSD is ...
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game crashes right after start(grand ages:medieval)

I already asked on the game's forums itself but so far I got no answer there so I thought I ask here, maybe someone can help :) I bought grand ages:medieval on steam, it has a Linux version available ...
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Rise of Nations with PlayOnLinux and Wine

I installed Rise of Nations Extended Edition with PlayOnLinux. I followed instructions from 3 sites on the configuration, but nothing worked. When I select debug it prints this out: [10/05/15 ...
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[Xubuntu]Recording gameplay without huge fps loss

I am trying to record gameplay on linux (mostly Minecraft). I tried Simple Screen Recorder, but my fps drops from 60 to 20... OBS does the same thing. Only thing that doesn't drop my fps that much is ...
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How to purge Steam ppa completely

I have already purged Steam using apt-get. But I found some PPAs that I added when I installed Steam back then still exist. My questions are: how to completely remove the PPAs related to Steam and ...
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umake - Unity3d installation failed

when I install Unity3d via umake utility i get following error message. Choose installation path: /home/unknown/tools/games/unity3d Downloading and installing requirements ...
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How can I install linux games on Windows and play them from Ubuntu? (Dual boot)

So here's my situation: I have a pc with dual boot between Windows 10 and the latest Ubuntu 64 bit. Because I installed Ubuntu just for work, I only gave it 30 gb. The / partition has 15 gb, swap has ...
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XCOM Enemy Unknown doesn't start

Game update: AppID 200510 "XCOM: Enemy Unknown", ProcID 7370, IP 0.0.0.0:0 ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/flow/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be ...