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Has anyone gotten Steam games to work with AMD and 13.10 Saucy Salamander?

Running Saucy Salamander 13.10 64-bit. Installed steam via Ubuntu Software Center. On installing, Steam warns: OpenGl not using Direct render, and links here (unhelpful) ...
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Is there a native Ubuntu version of Mario Forever?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I also have wine. I was hoping that there was some version of Mario Forever that does not require wine. Is there any such version, and if yes, does anyone have a link or ...
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Problems with video graphics in games

Sorry for the not accurate title , but it is easier to see this image rather then explain: I get this strange view for most of the games. I really don't know what is the source for the error, i get ...
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Ace of Spades - Cant change weapons

Please help me with a problem. I have installed xubuntu with playonlinux. The virtual drive of Playonlinux I installed steam, directx9- 11 ,.Net 1.1-4.0, vc++, xinput and other libraries . The game ...
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Is there a football game (Like Fifa or Pes)? [closed]

I've downloaded 0ad, and it seems great, I'd love if there was a football (soccer) game as good as 0ad, like Fifa or Pes, I've seen Gameplay Football, but don't know how to install, and if it is ...
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SlI and Drivers

I currently have Ubuntu solely installed on a Lenvo Y500 with nvidia650m SLI, i am running nvidia driver version 319(tested). I cannot turn sli on though, Using the (sudo nvidia-xconfig --sli=) ...
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How to install games (.sh and .bin games)

I recently purchased the humble bundle but I am having trouble installing the games and getting them to run. Some of them are .sh and others are .bin files. On a terminal, I have cd to the location ...
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League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm just new in Ubuntu and my English is so bad, so be patient to me. I was install League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, installation was without errors, but, when i want to run it, a logo is appeard ...
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Steam Games not as smooth as they should

i'm new in this Ubuntu world. I'm trying out ubuntu 13.10, and my goal is to customize it as far as i'm comfortable with. But now i'm at a breaking point: I'm a gamer, and i really want ubuntu to ...
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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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not saving profile

Hi there I hope I've used the right tag if not can you suggest another one please. Anyway I'm currently still a beginner with Ubuntu and I'm having problems with jstest-gtk. I've installed jstest-gtk ...
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Why do my Steam games not Accelerate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 on my old Toshiba Satellite L505D-GS6000. From what I remember, this computer performed pretty fairly on the same game (Garry's Mod) in Windows. ...
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How do I start the game Quintet?

I downloaded the linux version of the game Quintet on a machine with Ubuntu 13.10, but now I don't know how to start the program. The main file is simply named Quintet.x86. Double clicking does ...
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Installing nvidia drivers on acer aspire v5-573g

I am new to linux in general ( ive just tried it years ago) and as I've seen it for first time - i loved it! The best OS for me but there was a little problem - I am a gamer since i remember myself. ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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How to install tar.gz file [duplicate]

Trying to install Catlateral Damage using the usual extracting and installing commands on the terminal, but it keeps tossing me annoying errors. Probably missing something obvious. Both the archive ...
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Xlib: Extension “GLX” missing on display “:0” on PlayOnLinux (while loading a game)

So, this is what is happening, i've downloaded a game that is supposed to run in playOnLinux perfectly, however, when i'm trying to play, it gives me an error "Shader Version 3.0 is not supported", it ...
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Very bad FPS on DOTA 2 with Ubuntu 13.10 using HD7770

I am having very bad FPS on DOTA 2 native. I am using: Ubuntu 13.10 for X64 bit systems AMD FX-6300 CPU 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHZ Radeon 7770 GHZ Edition with 14.1 Beta Drivers What I have tried up so ...
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How do I install Catlateral Damage?

It's this gam It's a .tar.gz file; and doesn't contain any Installation files. Need some help. Thanks in advance!
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Play on Linux isskin.dll

I've been trying to get the game Victoria 2 to work on Play on Linux for a few days now, but I keep encountering an error message saying Runtime Error (at -1.0) Cannot Import ...
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Install a game from a Zip File

How do you install a game from a zip file? I downloaded gems from the Ubuntu software centre and they offered a free download it came as a zip file how do you install it?
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How to run Llanfair on Ubuntu?

Now, to define, Llanfair is a stopwatch esque program, used by speed runners, which is found Here . The program is available as a Windows download, as well as a .Jar file for use on all other ...
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Oneko on 13.10: Superimposed bitmap problem

Has anyone tried the cute cat-and-mouse oneko on Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that the base bitmap is always superimposed with the other bitmaps, such as when chasing the mouse. The result is that the ...
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How do I get League of Legends working properly on Ubuntu?

I can install and get League running on 12.04 and 13.10, but I get 2-5 fps, the screen is mostly black (I can see just the HUD and player and enemy health bars, the rest is black/silhouettes) and my ...
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Windows Games how do i code in to play on linux [duplicate]

I Really want to switch to linux but i own a crap ton of windows games. and i would want to play them on my machine. is there anyway possible to play the newest titles on said ubuntu machine? like ...
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Unity reacts to shortcuts when gaming under Wine (Diablo 2 II Lord of Destruction)

I play Diablo 2 LoD and need to use the Alt-key quite often. It doesn't work ingame and if I press it 2 or 3 times the game minimizes and the Unity search function comes up. How can I disable this ...
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
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Windows emulator as DOSbox

I'd want a Windows emulator that works the same way as DOSbox, I mean DOXbox doesn't open any .exe, you have to mount files into it ,Wine for example opens any .exe , and I think that's not safe,I ...
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Installing Tremulous on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10

I want to install a game that looks really fun, called Tremulous, but when I run the installer it says: /usr/local/bin/tremulous: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL-1.2.so.0: cannot open ...
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How to get audio across all xservers?

I have started a game in new xserver like this:xinit /path/to/the/game/executable -- :1. This starts the game in new xserver and the game has sound. However it stops the sound in the :0 xserver. What ...
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What combination of Nvidia drivers and Kernel version is recommended for gaming?

I'm somewhat new to Linux, although I have a fair amount of experience. I've been having a lot of graphical issues lately, and figured that upgrading to the latest linux kernel and Nvidia drivers ...
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LEGO Star Wars II setup.exe Wine install failed

I was trying to install LEGO Star Wars II through Wine. When I popped the disc into my drive, Wine didn't kick in, so I went into its root directory an ran the setup.exe file. It let me pick my ...
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Steam “Preparing to Launch” then a crash with all games [closed]

I downloaded Team Fortress 2 in Steam (did I really have to say that?), but whenever I try to launch it it says "Preparing to Launch Team Fortress 2", then closes out. No error, no nothing. I'm ...
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Sim City 4 (Wine) crashes on Key Press, not sure why?

This might not be the place to ask this but it seems more related to Ubuntu than Wine or Sim City. I've successfully played 6 hours of Sim City 4 on PlayOnLinux using Wine 1.7.9 through Steam. But I ...
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How do I use a ps3 Sixaxis controller with Ubuntu 13.10 to control games

I need to know so I don't have to use clunky mouse and keyboard controls. I haven't tried this yet, and have no idea where to start.
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How to play PACMAN in terminal?

Is there some cli software or script for running pacman in terminal?. It is helpful i am looking for just-simple-pacman without huge graphics or somthing that used lot of resources through wine.
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How to use noncompatible steam games? [duplicate]

I have Steam already on my computer. What I want to do now is install the games that are not already compatible with Linux. I already have wine and playonlinux. I have tried these things with limited ...
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Graphics problems when running battlefield 2 with playonlinux

So I want to run Battlefield 2 on my Kubuntu machine and I found this guide on installing. I did so, the only differences are that I'm using wine version 1.6.2 (latest stable) and the fact that I did ...
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I want to install Origin [duplicate]

I am a complete and utter noob at using ubuntu and linux in general (I literally just put it on my second harddrive yesterday). I would like to get OriginEA onto my computer so that I can play games. ...
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How to install LEGO Marvel Super Heroes in Wine? [duplicate]

Basically as the title suggests, I would like to know how to install that game under Wine in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?
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How to install IGI-2

I have installed wine then I opened the .exe file of igi-2 with wine. The game was working but many things were invisible in the game (like building was not visible) Is there any way by which I can ...
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making game fullscreen with PlayOnLinux

I'm fairly new to PlayOnLinux and am attempting to play Mass Effect (via Steam) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a display of 1920 x 1080. In order to get the game running without screwing up the display, I ...
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Does Ubuntu support My Hardware? [duplicate]

Hello im new in this Community, i liked Ubuntu OS but i don't know if Ubuntu support My Hardware is a HP Pavilion dv4-4075la entertainment PC and this is his Hardware. This are the specs of my pc i ...
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Mouse moves itself on FPS full screen games

My mouse jump to a specific point on the screen every time I move it. It happens me only on a full screen FPS game (sauerbraten). Tried to reinstall the game but it still jumping. Have Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Dayz on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently bought the game Dayz on my computer using Steam. I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer, and it says Dayz can't be played on my platform. I am a Ubuntu beginner. Is there ...
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Why do flash games load larger than their boundaries?

Lots of flash games do this. It's like the content is anchored to the top left corner of the Flash element, but the element isn't quite big enough -- so stuff on the right and bottom edges of the game ...
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Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java

I am trying to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash. Then I learned of google chrome with pep flash and ...
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Gaming from windows to Ubuntu

I have thought of building a second PC for running Windows at the same time as Ubuntu for may gaming, I have upgraded parts on my current PC and have the GPU and RAM and the HDD, SDD for the OS, and ...
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Poor Gaming Performance in ubuntu

I'm seeing a problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and later. When I boot into a video game like Half Life 2, I get massive lag (FPS drops) and my CPU runs at 100%. My system even lags for games like SuperTuxCart ...
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How can I install a two disk game with Wine?

I would like to install Medieval II : Total War under wine. Everything goes well until I am prompted to install the second dvd-rom to finish the install. No matter what path I supply to the ...