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How can/Can I run the game Garry's Mod on Ubuntu 14 via Wine?

I have checked Google and the Wine Website. Google only gave old tips and Wine didn't say about running the game. Is there a way I can play Garry's Mod through Wine on Linux? I don't want to download ...
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Unable to play “Prince of Persia: Warrior Within” on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a quad core i3 processor. I have downloaded Prince of Persia and installed it. When I click princeofpersia.exe the game opens, but the screen becomes parted and the ...
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run libGDX project as java application - eclipse - ubuntu

Trying to run a libGdx Gradle Desktop project as java application on my ubuntu 12.04 I get the following error at the console Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ...
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Bugsplat popup on League

Every time I start up League it runs fine Patches fine, Logs in fine, lets me view my account fine, and start up a game fine but when it comes to the actual game bugsplat shows up and disconnects me ...
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moving my dota2

I want to copy files. how do I move my dota2 program to another pc? or move it to a external HDD? I am reformatting my Ubuntu into 64-bit. anyone can help please. I have tried copying using terminal ...
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Heroes of the storm Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Got an Alpha key for Heroes of the storm today and I've installed it on my Ubuntu computer. The thing is, I cannot get it to launch. Installation went perfectly, but I cannot actually get the game to ...
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While ingame slight mouse movements are ignored

I only really notice it in FPS games, such as CounterStrike. I've tried various things to combat accel, or negative accel, not sure if that's even what it is. Basically when you move the mouse ...
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I cant run pysnip [closed]

I got a program called pysnip to run a game server and this is what i got: ('from' command disabled - missing data/GeoLiteCity.dat) 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 [-] Log opened. 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 ...
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winetricks d3dx9 not working

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I wanted to install Vice City on my computer. I have seen a video on youtube on how to do that and I followed it until the last step, installing d3dx9. Every time I run ...
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Tiptoi - Update the firmware?

Tiptoi Ravensburger game: How to update the firmware?
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Tiptoi Ravensburger - How to add new audio files?

Tiptoi Ravensburger learning game: How can I add new audio files in Ubuntu Linux?
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PS3 Left Joystick & FPS problem: moves both character & camera

So, this has been a weird issue for me...let me preface this by saying that I've installed xboxdrv & jstest, and that my PS3 controller has worked in the past on games with a top-down perspective. ...
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PlayOnLinux Steam Stalls

I tried using PlayOnLinux. I downloaded my game, no problems. When I click PLAY, nothing happens. A loading screen from steam flashes up, less than half a second, then nothing. The first time I ...
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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How do you run moba Infinite Crisis game through Wine? [closed]

So is it me or does no one know the moba infinite crisis? Because I ant seem to get help with this game so I have just assumed that no one in the Linux community has the power to get this game to ...
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How to Install Oculus SDK 0.4.4 and run something on DK2

I am new to Linux altogether, as well as the Oculus Rift. I have got my DK2 to work on Windows laptop, so I know it is functional. I just built a new PC and decided to run Ubuntu 14.04 and see how ...
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Keyboard is no longer working under wine

I installed Steam by typing: winetricks steam in the terminal. It worked perfectly without any problems (tested on three, quite old games from Sega). Then, inspired by this answer, before trying to ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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Low FPS on League Of Legends ubuntu 14.04

I have been having real bad FPS on league of legends right after I downloaded league on Ubuntu, I only get 40-55 FPS on very high settings I have league of legends through play on Linux, my specs ...
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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Battle.net Launcher Crashes, typical fix not working. World of Warcraft once run in 64-bit, now saying memory can't be “read”

The typical dbghel fix for wine is NOT WORKING. It worked for a couple days, and then all of a sudden I'm getting Blizzard Errors when I boot up Battle.net AND World of Warcraft (Battle.net launcher ...
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Steam: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...
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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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I installed League of Legends and I can't open it in Wine

I Installed League Of Legends in Wine, but when I click on the shortcut nothing happens.
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How to get my parents favorite facebook games to work [duplicate]

My dad likes to play Deer Hunter 2014, and my step mom likes to play Bingo blitz or diamond dash or something like that. I am a newb at Ubuntu, so please explain things.
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Steam Deleting and Games Randomly Crashing

I recently moved over to Ubuntu due to a major virus attack destroying my C:\Windows directory. I've just gotten into using Ubuntu and I'm settling in quite well. As I go into Steam and lets say I ...
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Fps drop when playing games on wine

I'm new to the Ubuntu world... When I'm trying to play hot pursuit on Windows, I have 60 fps in 1360x768 with high texture, but when I'm playing in Ubuntu using wine, I have 5 or 10 fps when ...
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How to install wireless headset Vengeance 2100

I have no clue on how to install the headset vengeance 2100, this is the website for reference: http://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-2100-dolby-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset The headset has a usb ...
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League of Legends Update Failed

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday and today installed LoL with this guide: Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL) I did the TuxLoL patch without issue and opened LoL it ...
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Wine Play On Linux games problem LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation

Games run, but when they load and are supposed to go beyond main menu, they crash with "LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation" error. First to eliminate all the things I already ...
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How to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu 14.10 with Wine?

I'm a great fan of Ubuntu and Angrybirds.But I never got these two together ! Is there a way to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu ? Its not a problem to use Wine or not. But I need to play Angrybirds ! ...
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Installing an FPS game in Ubuntu 12.04

I just got started with Ubuntu a few months back and I am kind of enjoying it. However, I would like to play some games in Ubuntu like Hitman, Delta Force, COD, etc. You get the type of game: I think ...
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Witcher 2 missing library libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0

The events that led to this situation are as follows: I tried to run The Wither 2 on Linux from GoG.com and installed the dependencies (http://www.gog.com/game/the_witcher_2) using aptitude. I ...
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Tryiing to install octodad dadliest catch

I have purchased a video game from humble bumble and have downloaded the file but don't know why it wont open and install. the game is octodad dadliest catch for linux operating system, it is ...
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Which is the best *Buntu Distro For Linux Gaming And PlayonLinux Gaming? [closed]

So im deciding to reinstall a *Buntu distro but i wanted to know which was the best for wine and playonlinux gaming. Im planning to simply run GTA Sa, With the SAMP mod and MTA Mod. Thank you for your ...
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need help with getting laptop for daughter and dowload Ubuntu [closed]

my daughter is ten. She is wanting to learn to code. She wants to create apps and games. I want to give her a laptop for Christmas. My research indicates I should download Ubuntu for her. I saw ...
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Dota 2 crashes after hitting play game. Sometimes on load screen and sometimes after hero selection

I performed every "help" given in the forums. I had previously upgraded to 14.10 which was when these problems started. I re-installed back to 14.04 but no luck with the steam or dota 2. ...
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Wierd mouse movements ingame after running software updater

I would like to share this 'mouse bug'. Therefor you probably want to know where I'm running Ubuntu on and what version I'm running.. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 15. With a Intel® Core™ ...
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Battlenet Black Screen + Wifi Dropping

I am having 2 issues at this moment that I would like to figure out how to fix. First one is Battle.net App. It was working for me well earlier today and I had World of Warcraft actually installing ...
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New, Clueless, and needing help with Wine

So, long story short I have been a user of Windows since I can remember. I forcefully had to switch to Ubuntu the last few days because of a long-winded issue dealing with my Windows/key. But we will ...
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Not finding jscalibrator when attempting to install?

Install joystick in Ubuntu 14.10 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install joystick then install jscalibrator sudo apt-get install jscalibrator after last sudo, it doesn't find jscalibrator. ...
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keyboard not working with games in wine

i have ubuntu 14.04 and wine, all up to date. i installed Gothic and gothic 2 gold with play on linux, but the keyboard don't work. I tried to change the windows version(xp, 7, 2000), to use some ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Java game loop causing Ubuntu to freeze

I have been doing front and back end web programming for over a year now, and now I am trying to learn 2D game programming in Java. Based on various sources on the web as well as one from my friend ...
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Getting sound to work with Alpha Centauri (SMAC) on Ubuntu 14.10

This question only concerns getting sound to work for Ubuntu 14.10 and the native Loki version of the Game Alpha Centauri. If you have another version of the game or a different distro, please DO NOT ...
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Using Wine or Playonlinux

I am new to ubuntu and I wanted to use wine or playonlinux to run games such as Fifa 07 or GTA san andears. I do have them as portable (preinstalled) games, I tried to run them but either they run but ...
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LoL crashes after champion selection [closed]

I am running League of Legends via WINE, and it works well up to champion selection. Upon champion selection it crashes and won't connect to game.
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Team Fortress 2 fails to launch with primus/optirun

Few days ago I installed Steam, TF2, bumblebee and the newest nvidia drivers. My laptop has an integrated intel gpu and dedicated card (geforce 645m). I used to launch steam using primusrun steam and ...
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Quake2 installation

I'm new to Ubuntu but have made good progress (including XBMC/Gotham (very cool)) until attempting to install the game. System is: Intel motherboard QD965GF, 4G Ram, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the ...