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Dota 2 lags on nVidia 650 ti

I am a Windows user who is trying to switch to Linux completely. The only problem left for me is make Dota 2 run smoothly. At first Dota lagged a lot but then I installed drivers for my video card ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Random lag spikes in all games

A couple days back, every game (Minecraft, TF2, GMod,...) I played on my laptop had unbelievable FPS drops for ~5 seconds to 1 FPS and then it went back to 30. I noticed when the FPS dropped the ...
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How to configure mupen64pluspy's controls?

This seems like it would be very self-explanatory, but for some reason, when I use the controller button-mapping window in m64Py, the button I choose to map uses a different value. i.e. I go to map A ...
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Running Archangle 3.4.2 Freenix server for WoW in linux?

Has anyone got the Archangle 3.4.2 Freenix server to run in Wine or in Ubuntu on the back of a APl. I've tried a few times and can't find anything on it at wow-one.com or on the ubuntuforums. I have ...
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Steam will not run games (OpenGL Error)

Every time I go to play a game on Steam it won't run, and gives me this error: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! either your video card is unsupported, or OpenGL driver needs to ...
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Automatically add Steam games and desktop icons to GNOME activities?

In Ubuntu GNOME, Steam does not automatically add shortcuts to installed games in the GNOME Activities menu. I'm aware I can use a program like alacarte to manually add them, but that's one at a time. ...
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gaming under ubuntu logo

I am about to create e-sport gaming team. It is possible to use ubuntu logo and/or name in it? like Ubuntu Gaming squad or something like that? Who shall I ask for that? We don't want to break some ...
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Turning an old pc into a linux gaming emulator

So im turning and older windows 7 pc into a linux machine. What I want to do is to have it run emulators of my old games, and I can get the emulators for linux just fine. The thing is, I want it to be ...
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battlenet crashes on ubuntu 15.04

When I start up battle.net everything seems fine, the game is installing and it crashes in less than a minute. I'm using the newest Ubuntu release, and the latest Wine build. Any suggestions or ideas? ...
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Game came in a .zip file. How to install it?

I downloaded a game from http://floriandcp.itch.io/campfire and it came in a .zip file. I extracted the file but I can't find a way to install it. That is the game that I'm trying to install. Can ...
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Bard's Tale: glitch on intel (15.04)

There is a game called the Bard's Tale. It used to run great for me on Ubuntu 14.10. But no more in 15.04. My graphics card is an integrated Intel: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Skyrim audio extremely choppy

I've bought Skyrim LE yesterday, installed it via PlayOnLinux. The game is working fine graphically, however the audio is severely distorted with a varying stutter depending on how many different ...
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Can't install Dota on steam

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm unable to install DOTA2 on steam. I have a game backup which I'm unable to load because I get this screen. Please help!!
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How to install Steam games to an external hard drive?

I have been trying for several days now to install Steam games to my 500gb external hard drive. I used this tutorial (taking ownership, fstab, etc) and annoyingly, it didn't work. I got this message ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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WINE - Installed Aion 4.7.1, Graphics not working & buggy text?

So I got Aion to work finally after creating a new 32 bit wineprefix. I installed all the components on the WineHQ page for Aion. But after launching the game and making it to the login screen, nearly ...
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Steam: could not connect to network

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. After another system update my Steam has broken. I receive "Could not connect to network" problem despite the fact PC is connected to the internet. I used steam --reset, ...
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Server performance issue

I have an issue with a server I am hosting a game on. Now, this server is basically dedicated to this game, with a MySQL server and the game itself running on there. I keep getting reports that the ...
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How to install Windows Media Feature Pack? (Required by a game)

I've recently bough GTA5 for the computer, but through Game-stop. They gave me a code, and I got the install EXE file. I thought I could simply run it through steam, and I'd be done. However, when I ...
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How to download games for steam for another platform

My question is how to download games from steam for an operating system that the game doesn't run on. For instance, i want to download a game for windows to run it in a vm, But it says that the game ...
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Play fullscreen directX games in wine (PlayOnLinux)

I've installed League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but when I start a match I have a transparent window. Is it a problem with my graphic card drivers (AMD Radeon) or with Wine?
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Why is my game that i play called osu! lagging so much?

Hello I play a game called osu! With Wine but i am getting only 30 to 40 FPS and on Windows 7 I got 200 FPS with this game can anyone help me fix this FPS problem! Its getting really annoying and i ...
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triple monitors and xinerama = black screen when game starts?

after a fresh clean install of ubuntu (my old install got borked somehow) i cannot for the life of me get my games from steam to play when Xinerama is enabled, it worked with my last ubuntu install ...
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Friendly way to play Doom 3 from CD

I've just found My original disc with Doom 3. I have read a few things about a BFG version (I honestly don't know what BFG stands for), and many different sites with command lines and I got a little ...
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Running GTA SA:MP on wine

I have a problem with wine. I have gta samp in my.wine/... and it runs the samp server box fine. The problem occurs when I try to add a server or actually do anything in the server box like look at ...
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Warthunder crashing on startup with short terminal dialog

this is a question concerning warthunder, a game that is available in linux. I downloaded it from steam, and when i start it it opens up a terminal for a tenth second before automatically closing it, ...
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Full-screen game issues (Ubuntu 14.04-Warzone 2100): freezing, permanent resolution change, crash

Could not launch the game (possible full screen issue) but can navigate main menus. When launching, computer freezes and will not go back to normal. Forced to ALT+SysReq+REISUB many times. Updated ...
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How to install Minecraft Pi edition on a PC/Laptop using Ubuntu

I have tried using the install instructions included with minecraft pi for linux, but it is not working on lubuntu. plus I tried ubuntu and clicked on the tar.gz file to auto install it like I heard ...
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Black screen appear when loading some games in unity web player for Ubuntu?

I have installed unity web player and also installed wine in Ubuntu 14.04, still not able to load some games. A black screen will appear with unity logo..
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Not able to play unity games in ubuntu 14.04 even after installing unity web player and wine

I get a white screen when loading unity games even after installing unity web player and wine.what more needs to be installed to play unity games.please explain step by step
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Can I somehow avoid having two versions of Steam?

So, I've recently moved from Window$ (again), and I'd like to move my game library over. I've already installed Steam for Linux (so I can play supported games natively), but now I have to install ...
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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League of Legend plays well for the first game but subsequent games doesnt work

After I play a game then try to play another the screen acts as if it is shrunk and the icons are too large. Where I can see the ubuntu launcher again. That is after the character select screen. ...
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How long does it take for Software Center submissions to be reviewed?

a little more than four months ago (so quite some time now), I submitted a game I made to Software Center for inclusion. Since then the small game is "Pending Review". It is proprietary and has a ...
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Binding Mouse Movement To Keyboard Keys

I have a little Blue Gaming Mouse (Don't remember the name) and I've been searching everywhere to find an answer, so here it is. I would like to bind Mouse movement to Keyboard keys. I would like to ...
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Running Heroes of the Storm on Wine

I installed heroes of the storm and changed it to the 32-bit client (like it says to do on wineHQ), but everytime I run it, the screen becomes completely red, and if I do anything it crashes and says ...
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Steam through Wine with Winetricks and Bumblebee

Before a few game updates ago, I used to be able to play all of my Steam games (that are only on Windows) through the Winetricks configuration of Steam for Windows. I was playing with Steam on Windows ...
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Starcraft 2 with Wine 1.7.44; Cannot type

I just followed this link. and installed starcraft 2 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The game starts with no problems. But when it comes to naming my character, I am unable to type any characters into the ...
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Steam downloads always stop

Whenever I try to download a game with Steam on Ubuntu 15.04, the download speed will go from 600kb/s-2mb/s to -1kb/s. I've noticed it's usually once the download hits the 30-40mb mark. For example, I ...
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Steam not detecting mouse

So yesterday I installed an app that let's me run steam in full screen right from the log-in screen. Can't remember the name of the app but now whenever I open a game the mouse pointer is missing. It ...
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How do I install Game Maker

I went to a page that claimed to have sucessfully installed Gamemaker ( the old version 8.1 legacy program by Mark Overmarrs. However despite doing the following (after first seeing if WINE would do ...
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How to install Panda3D game engine?

I'd like to get started with the Panda3D game engine, but I can't find any tutorials on setting it up on Linux. How can I can set up the engine on Ubuntu 14.04? Or could anyone point me in the right ...
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Can't Launch Steam No Errors In terminal (Ubuntu 1.404)

I am suddenly unable to launch steam or any steam titles in Ubuntu 14.04. If I try to launch from the console I get > Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled > ...
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Additional mouse buttons (4 and 5) not working when using Steam, but function in Unity?

I am trying to figure out a problem with my Mouse buttons. When playing games under Steam I am unable to map buttons 4 and 5 of my Logitech G5 mouse for use in the game. These buttons work fine under ...
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PC unable to load on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to download a game from i win.com, the game requires windows. How can I download a game using Ubuntu if the game is a microsoft download. I saved the file and tried to open in firefox. The ...
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Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
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Dota 2 Reborn: Optimize fps?

Radeon 7950 GPU, driver=fglrx_pci . The dota 2 reborn source 2 mode greatly increased my fps(from 20-30 in source to 40-60 in source 2). It seems playable now, but I'd like it to be 60 stable. What ...
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How to install road-rash game into linux? how to install registry files manually into wine?

How to install old road rash game into wine and manually edit registry. I try it by following way but i unable to fix it. Provide simple step by step guide for it. I read:- ...
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Going to re-install ubuntu, how to backup my steam

My Ubuntu is now a mess.. after I switch my graphic card driver to fglrx (I don't really understand what is it) its really mess my whole computer, so i need to re-install my Ubuntu.. therefore, I need ...
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What will happen with my windows based games?

I am planning on installing Ubuntu but I'm not sure if the windows based games that i already have will carry over (ex. Battlefield 4, Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare, and Grand Theft Auto 5)