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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 ...
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How do I run Zandronum on Ubuntu?

I have downloaded the linux executable for Zandronum, but I can't get it to run. I have searched all over google for a solution and tried everything, but I still get this: ...
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Partitioning scheme for fresh installation

I've tried to search this, and before you link me to some other threads (I've found quite a lot of them, like standard partitioning scheme for ubuntu home user (even that one seems to be a duplicate) ...
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Unity/User Agent issues

So, there is a game called Transformers Universe that is designed with playing in browser in mind. I have installed Unity Web Player via Pipeline as every source has told me, and acquired a user agent ...
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Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver as Primary Joystick

I'm trying to get my 360 controller configured to run with Steam and am running into issues with the controller configuration. I've got ubuntu-xboxdrv installed and the controller appears to connect ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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How to install SimCity 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I downloaded SimCity through torrent, and it's an offline file. I tried installing using Wine, but it gives me error at 99% with a message asking to restart Windows as it could not install some files. ...
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Unable to open shared libasound library, despite file existing

In attempting to revisit my childhood and play Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri again on Linux (something which I accomplished successfully a few years back), I've run into a stubborn error. The Loki port ...
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how can i force a software run udp way?

i want to know if i can force an specific program to use the udp protocol instead tcp on ubuntu 14.04?? There is any way to achieve this?? I need to jump a vlan and udp connections make the job.
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Steam game stuck after lunching

ALTITUDE launches perfectly, but get stuck in login.. and it stays like that, i'm new in ubunut i'll ty to answer what i can , in graphics it says Gallium 0.4 on AMD TURKS
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Is there a game that works on one computer but with four players? [closed]

Is there a game for Ubuntu where four players can play at once? We have four game controllers and people with the age of 5 up to 50. The game should be simple: 2-D, not 3-D. It can be commercial ...
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Using xinput under wine

I'm trying to play a game (Legend of Korra) on wine. To my surprise, I didn't encounter any errors (the game is really new, released on the 21st), but it is utterly impossible to play without a ...
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League of Legends login error

I installed league of legends on ubuntu 14.04 with play on linux. Everything was OK I played for a month but when once i updated my ubuntu then when i reinstalled LoL and tried to log in it said "Did ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 OpenGL slow/errors

I just updated to Ubuntu 14.10 and I'm having some trouble with OpenGL. After fixing some errors of steam not recognising Direct Rendering, I tried to open a game, but when I run it on the terminal I ...
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Steam games to a flash drive [duplicate]

I have more problems than you can shake a stick at. I want to be able to play my steam games on a flash drive because i am using a chromebook (x86) and it does not have enough storage. my problem is ...
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Steam on wine says that I have incompatible OS version

I'm trying to play Hitman Absolution via wine on Ubuntu. I've installed steam in wine and downloaded the game but Steam says: Your OS version in unsupported. This product requires Windows Vista SP2 ...
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Minetest crashes when checking the “public server list” box

I think this has something to do with libjsoncpp. There is a patch, a .diff file but I don't know how to use it. Please help, it worked fine when I installed Ubuntu with wubi.exe. Please help, I don't ...
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When will Linux support the more expensive GAMING USB peripherals? [closed]

Some Gigabyte keyboards still have unresolved compatibility issues from 4+ years ago. It's not just an Ubuntu failure this still on Fedora etc ... maybe a kernel error. Just google it "hid_max_usage ...
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How do i backup games downloaded from ubuntu software center? [duplicate]

I have Laptop and PC, both are running Kali Linux.. and i have installed Many games on PC from Ubuntu software center such as Nexuiz, xmoto, sauerbraten, etc of big sized games.. i want to install ...
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wine error when I try open games

i would like play Blade and soul on my Ubuntu 14.04 but when i try start terminal shows me error: fixme:mscoree:CLRRuntimeInfo_IsLoadable 0x7ea82204 0x33f5e8 Unhandled Exception: ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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games unplayable, staticy. ubuntu 14.04

When i try to play XCOM: Enemy unknown, this happens and as well with DotA 2. Steam version, reinstalled twice on both.
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Setting up libgdx on ubuntu 14.04

I'm on ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm actually learning how to make games in java, I'm going to learn game development with libgdx. The tutorial says that I have to download the setup app, to put it on the ...
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Return to desktop from software / game

When I launch an application / a game and while I'm using it, it hangs up and I can't quit to return to desktop by Alt+Tab or something like this. I want to return to desktop, open a terminal and ...
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Frets on Fire doesn't seem to be working

Frets on Fire seems to recognize when I press keys (the different square colors rise and get lighter) but the notes just go white as the key slides of them and nothing is added to the score.
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why the screen get's too big while playing games

I have Ubuntu 14.04.I knew that i can install windows games on Ubuntu via Wine Windows Program Loader.So i installed a game and run it via Wine.When the game starts the screen gets too big and i ...
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Limit FPS on Wine

In a game I'm running through wine (MTM2) due to programmer oversight the physics engine run differently at different frame rates. The physics engine runs "properly" at around 30 FPS. On my machine, ...
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ATI Graphics Card Problem

I have some problems with my graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit and I installed my graphics card without any problem, but when I open the ATI Control Panel, it always shows it's in the ...
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When games start - they're not full screen

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 (latest) + WineHQ (latest, wine-1.7.27, I think it's fully updated). Any game I try to start - starts fullscreen, but actually only 1/3 of screen shows the picture. Something's ...
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How to install Extreme tux Racer

I have extracted down Extreme tux racer in my home folder, after extracting it in same folder, i run commands- ~/game/autorun.sh ~/game/./configure then following commands run- checking for a ...
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how to install the sims 3 in playonlinux on Ubuntu 64bit? [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the game the sims 3 for days now using guides I found via google but I can't manage to make it work. My system details: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz ...
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League of Legends Login Issues

Ok so I installed League of Legends through PlayOnLinux. The launcher opens and I'm able to get to the login page. However it stops there. Whenever I try to login it keeps saying that I have in ...
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Wanting to update my OLD video card for working with blender and games

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop pc. It is quite good for all my needs except gaming and blender3d due to an outdated graphics card. The issue is not the quality of the card, but its openGL ...
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How to Wireless 360 controller / or Dualshock_3 on Ubuntu 14.04 2014

I have seen some tutorials here but they are all old and older version of ubuntu and i'm really new with this so i don't want to start making changes because i don't know if i break something. SO i ...
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Running games from any other directory then DESKTOP? (my target is CD and SD card)

Here is download link to the game I created https://www.sendspace.com/file/d8wxsr Here is the video of the problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjIajd4ZFuY In short I want to be able to run the ...
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Change the color depth

This is a real probleme on ubuntu : the color depth adjustment !! I have a AMD A8 computer with 16GB ram and SSD drive SATA3 and the computer lags with Tetris on facebook (witch is a very basic flash ...
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Steam crashes on launch in ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I just installed steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 box, and when I try to run it, It brings up the screen asking me to create an account or login. Irrespective of what I click, it crashes. The output from the ...
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Problems with Hearthstone

Okay... So I've been trying to install Hearthstone. But no matter how I do it, it comes out looking like this. So, I need to know what I'm doing wrong. I've tried PlayOnLinux and manual install via ...
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TF2 constantly crashing

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Team Fortress 2 was running just great on my system. I decided to install proprietary drivers - Currently the NVidia 331.38 from nvidia-331 (not updates). Every game ...
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How to have my USB playstation 1 controller work properly with ePSXe?

I am running 14.04, and i have installed ePSXe 1.9.0. And running the ISO games was ok and i have input from my USB playstation 1 controller. However, if i try to press a gamepad key it 'forgets' ...
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Games launched from Steam in Ubuntu are grouped with the other Steam windows

When I launch a game with Steam the game window is automatically grouped with the other Steam windows. I'd like the game windows to have they're own icon in the pager and dock, seperate from the ...
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Can you transfer Steam games from one Ubuntu Laptop to another?

This question is about importing steam games form windows to Ubuntu so is similar but I don't think a duplicate. A little on my situation, I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and have Steam ...
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Diablo 3 and Starcraft 2 fullscreen with system bar ( ubuntu 14.04 )

I'm running diablo 3 and starcraft 2 , and when my game starts, the system bar is showing up on the fullscreen but before the game open in the desktop of the wine the bar does not appear. I want to ...
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How to run Halo 2 Vista on wine?

I manage to make Wine to launch Halo 2 Vista, I receive the same first screen that I receive when I launch it in a virtual machine (Windows 8). However no further signs from there. I launched ...
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wine4win alternative

I was playing this heroes of Newerth game back using a win7 OS. after reading some forum back in the HON blogs. some of the gamers could play using Linux so I tried out the wine Microsoft program ...