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Terraria Ubuntu Problems [closed]

im Trying To Run Terraria On Steam And I Dont Know How. PS: Im Stupid When It Comes To These Things Thanks!
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How to Install and Play games in Ubunto 12.04 like civilization5 etc.. in Windows [duplicate]

Every time I click Install or execute exe files to install games, It just pup windows with written codes. I wanted to Install and play games just like the way I did in my Microsoft windows before ...
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Right distro for game emulation/media playback? older hardware

I have an old Dell Dimension 8250 desktop (2002, made for XP Home SP2) Im trying to put to use. My plan is to strip it down, and use it to store files I want long term (movies, music and docs) and ...
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Running “Crusader Kings II”

I am trying to run "Crusader Kings II" using wine, and a lot of workarounds suggest using WINEDEBUG command, but whenever i use it in terminal, it shows a message that command not found. Does anyone ...
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How do I Install 0 A.D.?

What is 0 A.D. and how can I install it on Ubuntu?
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Games open on two screens with open source drivers

I'm using ATI open source drivers with an ATI HD 3870 on Ubuntu 13.04. When I open games like Teeworlds, they open stretched across both of my monitors. The card is not supported by fglrx.. and I ...
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How to install graphics card driver in Windows XP running in Virtualbox?

I have installed Linux, and inside Linux I have installed VirtualBox. Now I want to play Windows games in VirtualBox using Windows XP, but I need a graphics card driver, and I can't install the driver ...
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Roccat Isku FX Multicolor - Color change

I want to buy a Roccat Isku FX Multicolor as replacement for my G15. Will the color be saved after configuration (Windows Software)? After changing the color to green or to orange, will the same ...
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Total War alternative

I'm looking for an alternative to the Rome Total War-esque games. Specifically, I'll take anything that has routing (units that panic when surrounded etc). I refuse to use Wine out of security ...
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OpenGL Help how to turn on direct rendering

I did glxinfo and gotdirect rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try setting LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose) I did LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose and nothing happened. How do you turn on direct rendering? When I ...
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Game doesn't work on full screen because of unity and menu panel

I have a little problem with a game. I install it, i did open it, works on full screen resolution, but i dont know why unity panel and menu panel are still there (i can see them) when game its open. ...
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Dual boot - windows games on Ubuntu

On my Windows XP's PC I have two partitions - local disc "C" which is made for OS and disc "D" which is made for games and programs. So here goes my question: If I install Ubuntu on local disc "D" ...
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How do i install Garena Messenger and League of Legends in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have been trying time and time again but they have to be installed separately so they do not work. Additionally, I cannot get it to patch so I can't start the PVP.net client. I have been trying to ...
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What racing games run on Ubuntu? [closed]

I am new to ubuntu. I used to play Need for Speed titles on Windows. What racing games run on ubuntu?
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Running a .sh file without root

I've recently downloaded a game (Mark of the Ninja from Humble Bundle 9 to be exact) to play on Ubuntu. From what I can tell after extracting the game, it is stand-alone and doesn't require ...
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How can I play online 3d games? [duplicate]

Is there some way to install Unity Web player on Ubuntu?(doesn't have to be made for Linux)
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World of Warcraft Connectivity, Settings and Character Issues

I've installed WoW a few weeks back on my Ubuntu 13.04 using PlayOnLinux. After an initial period where everything was fine, I started experiencing some errors. I had pretty much two ways of starting ...
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anybody tried and got Dark Souls working on wine?

I bought Dark souls on sale from steam and I looked on Wine's website to confirm it is playable. I'm only confused with what I need to install to make the game work. I just would like to know if ...
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Gaming Mouse Recommendations [closed]

I'm looking to upgrade to a gaming mouse. Searching Amazon for a Linux gaming mouse isn't getting very many results. So I'm asking here for recommendations. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64bit Gnome Fallback ...
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Slowdown on RetroArch SNES emulation when using shaders

New Ubuntu installation, first time Linux user. When I turn on shaders and filters on the emulators video options the games become unplayable because of slowdown.Is the problem with Gallium 0.4 on ...
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how to update teeworlds version 0.6.1

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 and am in capable of updating tee worlds. I go to the dev site and it directs me to the Ubuntu App store. I un-install then reinstall but i am still on 0.6.1
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When will native games come to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Real games that use powerful video cards.
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Poor performance using Proprietary AMD drivers in wine, is there a way to improve it?

Well lets start: I have the proprietary drivers installed, I am using Ubuntu 13.04, my Video board is an AMD Radeon HD 7970M with 2gb of Vram, in a Clevo/Sager p150hm, 6gb ram ddr3, Intel core i7 ...
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Is Steam for Linux an open-source application? Does it deserve to be on Linux? [closed]

I've noticed most Linux apps and games are free, whereas, Steam is causing Linux games and apps to become more and more non-free. Do you think that Steam really deserves to be allowed on our ...
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Is dual booting the answer, or separate OS per device?

I have a laptop I have been using for about 2 years now. Works decent for gaming, but I am going to hopefully build a PC soon for much better gaming performance. For school, I am taking classes which ...
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Can I play Metin2 on Ubuntu?

I want to know if the game Metin2 can be played on Ubuntu because I want to get rid of Windows wich I use only for this game.
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What custom kernel configuration options would best improve Ubuntu gaming

When configuring a custom kernel what configuration options will improve gaming performance on Ubuntu For example will setting the kernel timer frequency to 1000Hz improve gaming performance?
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Applications and Volume level bug/glitch

I have an HP dv4 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04, that has a weird bug when I play some games on it. So when I go into the game, the volume will just go crazy, going up and down, and does not stop. I'm ...
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Any way to play Windows Games on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I was wondering if I can play Windows Games on Ubuntu through software so I can play games like Wildstar (MMO), Steam/Origin Games etc. Personally I don't want to use Windows, I've always disliked it ...
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Cannot find LAN servers in Counter Strike Condition Zero

How do I connect to a LAN server in Counter Strike CZ? I am connected to the internet and everything else is working fine... but I cannot see the server that is being hosted on the very same network!
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Fn keys do not work while playing games in full screen

When I play a game such as OpenArena, AssaultCube or OpenTTD, I cannot use Fn keys such as to decrease/increase volume. The only possibility to use is playing in window mode. How can I enable those ...
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What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps between different users?

Steam installs apps into a user's home folder. This means when a user installs an app, a different user has to install the same app again. What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps? My best ...
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How to remove (uninstall) all games from Kubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I see that the list of installed games is rather long. If I remove them one by one it will take hours using commands such as: sudo apt-get purge kbounce There is a meta-package called kdegames, but ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Crash

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, on which I have played Sims 3 on and off for quite some time. I started playing again and now it goes black then comes back saying my Intel Graphics Driver crashed and ...
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How to remove application that is “not installed”?

Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit. Installed app "Implosion" from Software Center. Tried it out, and removed it via Software Center. But it is still installed and playable! Reinstalled from SC and removed ...
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Screen problem when playing Planetside 2 on Ubuntu 12.04

Recently started using Crossover and installed Planetside 2. I have tried to install Planeside 2 in steam and as a standalone from steam but i keep running into the same graphical problem. Each time ...
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about Wine HQ and direct x 9

I am using the recent version of Wine.I want to know that, should I install direct x9 to install games like Sand Andreas (GTA) ...., or not?Does wine initially contain direct x 9?
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Beyond the Sword just run into a black screen, how can I fix it?

I have problem on my Ubuntu 12.04 with Civilization IV:BtS. I installed Civilization IV: complete using playonlinux. Civ4 and DLC Warlords work out of box, but latest DLC does not. When I run it, ...
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How to install Flash player on Ubuntu?

My work supplies me with a laptop so I have converted my old laptop for my kids to play on. I use Linux mainly as a deterent against WinDoz viruses. Even though I have the latest Adobe Flash player ...
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How to install graphic drivers for Intel GM45

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell laptop whose configuration is as follows: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6400; Intel GMA 4500 MHD Graphics Processor When I tried to launch a Game ...
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Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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Gaming Mouse not moving/working

I am having a bit of a problem with my gaming mouse (Leetgion Hellion) that works fine in windows. I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit) and the house just does not respond in any way. Any help ...
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Eve Online + Wine 1.6 (U 13.04): Offline mode

I've freshly installed EVE Online, build 590158. After installation, when launched, the launcher says - "Offline mode", couldn't connect, etc. etc. What's wrong? This is the Wine console log: $ ...
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Problem with skyrim!

[UBUNTU 12.04LTS] When I try to launch Skyrim via Steam with Wine, it wants to install DirectX 10, Then it launches game, or if we are more specific, error screens saying it hitted critical problem. ...
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Minecraft menu's and sky are transparent

Ive successfully downloaded minecraft on ubuntu but for some reason, when I open menu's that would be transparent and show something in-game on the other side it shows my desktop faintly instead. Also ...
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Fifa 13 with wine 1.5 (nvidia optimus)

I installed fifa 13 on my ubuntu. its working with intel card but I need it to work with my nvidia. so I'm writing in terminal : primusrun wine "C:\program files\fifa 13\game\fifa13.exe" its ...
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SpringRTS engine stuck at version 91, I need 94.1 to play online. Lobby version stuck 0.168, 0.169 is current

I'll walk you through what I did in hopes that that can maybe elucidate what I'm doing wrong. I went to the Ubuntu Software center and downloaded both the Spring Engine and the lobby client, and ...
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wine and nvidia optimus problem

I have Asus N53SN computer which has nvidia optimus. Rift online is working on my ubuntu but its using intel card. i need to make it work with geforce. But optirun wine riftpatcher.exe saying to me ; ...
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Wine Fatal Error - Invalid command line parameter: -changedir

When ever I start Plants Vs. Zombies one 'Fatal Error' window appears with the message: Invalid command line parameter: -changedir Previously, I was able to play such games in Wine but I don't know ...
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How to install the sims 3… starter pack? [duplicate]

I've just bought the same 3 starter pack but I don't know how to install it and I want to play the same from my heart. Somebody knows how?