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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 make League of Legends run smooth

I am a new to Ubuntu and is my first Linux distribution tried.And I was wondering if I can play League of Legends without lag,I heard people complaining that the game runs with lag on Linux so maybe ...
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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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LoL Wine In game shop crash [on hold]

I fixed it yesterday but earlier today i del something and made ubuntu die so i had to reinstall it long story short i need to know how to fix the ingame shop crash i dont remember how i did it before ...
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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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How can you play Steam games with nvidia-optimus laptop?

What is the best way to start a Steam game on a NVIDIA Optimus laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and the latest version of bumblebee installed? If I call Steam with optirun steam and then choose the ...
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Terraria with Playonlinux crashing when I input keys

I've had Ubuntu 64x for a few months now, and I'm not the best with installing programs on Ubuntu, so bear with me. I wanted to play Terraria on linux, so I installed "Playonlinux", and I followed ...
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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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Does anyone have Titanfall up and running on Ubuntu yet?

Seems like Ubuntu is the best OS but the lack of big games is unfortunate. Does anyone got a walkthrough on getting Titanfall specifically up and running on Ubuntu with an Nvidia card?
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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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How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed, but when I click the launcher, I get an immediate bug splat. I'm following instructions how to fix this problem but this one came up ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam and got invited to the game streaming beta! In order to improve the experience I got a dual shock 4 controller. I know it's possible to play ...
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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 ...
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Will a playonlinux installation affect my current (working) WoW with wine installation?

I "managed" to get World Of Warcraft working with no problems on my Lenovo Laptop. It got one of that awfull optimus graphic systems and it took some time. I want to install league of legends now and ...
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Installing .exe app on ubuntu [duplicate]

i am asking if i can install .exe (GTA IV) on my ubuntu from 2 DVD ( using wine ), does it require any other programs ? Thanks.
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GTA SA Problem with screen resulution on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed GTA San Andreas with Wine and I run the game, but when I want to change my screen resulution (HP 635 Notebook PC; AMD Radeon 6310M,AMD E240 Single Core (1.5GHz, 512KB L2 Cache), 15.6" ...
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How Can I Install A Steam game On A Flash Drive

I'm Wondering if I Install Garry's Mod On A flash Drive?
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Execute commands on a server running under a system account

I setup a minecraft server on a Ubuntu system. When I launch the server from the command line, the server listens to the standard input and responds to various commands (such as changing the game ...
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AMD A6 Processor, Radeon HD 8400, Laptop: Ubuntu running slow

I have recently installed Ubuntu. I had done some research about switching to Ubuntu and if its worth it. It seemed pretty convincing that Ubuntu was a great OS and is better than Windows 8, the OS I ...
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My Halo Custom Edition screen is clear when I run it

When I run Halo Custom Edition, with Wine, the screen is transparent and all I hear is the audio playing, I have already went past the PigGen.dll issue, so that's not the case.
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MyCraft Game on ubuntu [duplicate]

How long does it take to download MyCraft Game. I purshad the ghame amd it has been downloading for a while. Seems a bit long for 4 MB.
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Cannot find winemenubuilder.exe when trying to run StarCraft 2

Recently I've installed StarCraft 2 via playonlinux. The installation was absolutly no problem, everything was fine. But if I want to start the game now, it crashes. If I start it on the Terminal I ...
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Steam fails to Launch game

When i try to launch any game in steam it comes up with preparing to launch for e.g Dota 2 then that box closes and never loads game up. Any help would be appreciated.
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Social Game API's?

Hey does anyone know of an API's for Achievements, leaderboards, and etc.? I was wondering since Android has Google Play Games, while Mac and iOS has Game Center.
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I can't run application/x-executable files in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problems with some application/x-executable files. They simply don't open. I've tried to click, I've tried open it on Terminal, but nothing happens. On Ubuntu 12.04 both of the programs ...
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Is there a way to get Roblox without the roblox-linux-wrapper?

I want to play Roblox but when I try with the Roblox linux wrapper it wont run. Is there an alternative way to play Roblox?
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Pioneer (video game) cannot change resolution

I can not change resolution in Pioneer video game when the game is in full screen, When I select the resolution the controls just hangs,I can not change anything the game runs in the background but It ...
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Weird lag when trying to run steam games? Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to play a game on steam, I get a weird lag issue every 2-3 minutes, even though I'm getting 300+ fps. I've tried a couple of the different drivers already, and whenever the lag starts ...
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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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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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The game Natural Selection 2 has performance issues and refuses to load

I am trying to run Natural Selection 2 under kubuntu 14.04. I have the latest version of steam. My system is completely up to date using the built-in application update software. I have verified the ...
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I downloaded Dwarf Fortress. Why won't it run?

I downloaded the version of Dwarf Fortress for Linux onto my computer, but when I click on the df file, it doesn't do anything. When I run it in a terminal, it gives me this message: error while ...
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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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How do I play FreeSpace 2 Open

I went to the download-page downloaded the fs2_open_3.6.16.tar.bz2 package, extract it. runned it like so ./fs2_open_3.6.16 but i get the below error: ./fs2_open_3.6.16: error while loading shared ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in Xubuntu 14.04

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. I have installed Neverwinter Nights following the guide here: http://forum.bioware.com/topic/136631-linux-install-diamond-edition-original-edition-169-update-nwmovies/ The ...
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Team Fortress 2 Sound Stops Working After Using Microphone

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. When I am playing Team Fortress 2 through Steam, everything is fine until I start using my microphone. After about 20-30 minutes or so, all audio stops working. As far as ...
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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Bash error on opening the terminal

Whenever I open terminal in Ubuntu I get the following bash and I don't know how to solve it. I need a solution as soon as possible: bash: ...
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games from facebook wont work, help?

I want to play games on Facebook and some games keep saying I need to have Microsoft or Mac. Is there anything I can do to be able to play these games? Thanks in advance
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Motherboard and Graphics driver

I have installed ubuntu on my new motherboard, all i have is motherboard support cd for windows platform. From community forums i understood in linux there is no need to install specific drivers. I ...
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What MAME UI frontends are available for Ubuntu 12.10?

I have installed Mame via SDLmame but have so far failed to successfully install any decent GUI that enables categorisation of games, favouriting, or preview screenshots. I have many hundreds of ROMs. ...
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SDL2 not being loaded correctly by Jedi Academy (OpenJK)

So I am trying to install Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy on my laptop, running Ubuntu 13.10. As you may or may not know, this game is quite old and the creators, LucasArts, have only made versions ...
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How do I run Dwarf Fortress?

I have downloaded Dwarf Fortress, and I believe I've collected all the required files. However, when I click on the df file, it asks me some things, I click on "Run," and nothing happens. The game ...
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ePSXe or pSX do not work

ePSXe is my favor emulator. It does not work in Ubuntu 11.10. It ask me for libgtk1.2 and I cant find it within 11.10? pSX told me that: (pSX:6367): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: ...
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Problems with games on-line in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and used to play games that now suddenly I cannot play, Those games are: LEGEND ON LINE and LEAGUE OF ANGELS via facebook games. Before install 14.04 LTS i can play these ...
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MyCraft download error

Hi I purchased and attempted to download MyCraft, but there was an error in the download. No option to attempt another download, just offer to buy again. Suggestions?