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Gaming on Ubuntu - how and why?

So I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 which has VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and I'm not a gamer, but I want to play that old ...
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Without windows present will wine compromise my kernel? [on hold]

i plan on getting a gaming pc and dont want malware on my hardware(windows); however i want to be able to play windows games downloaded from steam, as steamos has not officially launched. is wine my ...
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Problems running Grisaia no Kajitsu with Wine HQ on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with Wine 1.7. So here's the thing, I have downloaded a visual novel called "Grisaia no Kajitsu" from Fuwanovel; the game run without any errors until a certain point, the ...
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Borderlands 2 not opening [on hold]

I am new to ubuntu so there is a good chance im just doing something wrong. I installed steam using wine and a lot of my games are working properly But for some reason when I run borderlands 2 it ...
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Ubuntu to Xubuntu Dual Boot

Well, Ubuntu keeps crashing and from what I've seen Xubuntu has never crashed on me. So I want to put the Xubuntu Desktop Environment over Ubuntu. (It's unity that keeps crashing) However, I want ...
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can't install Quake 3

After installing it from Ubuntu Software Center and having the original disk etc I get the following error message and I have no idea whatsoever of what I am supposed to do: Use game-data-packager to ...
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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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Wine issue - Can not start Fifa World (free 2 play)

I tried to install and start fifa world on ubuntu 14.04, wine version 1.7.19 I created 32 bit wine prefix on my ubuntu 14.04 wine 1.7.19 Downloaded origin full ...
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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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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and PlayOnLinux 4.2.2. I managed to get League of Legends almost running perfectly, there are only two problems. The first is that the shop to buy things with IP/RP is just a ...
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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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HP Chromebook 14 Crouton = Broken packages [closed]

I'm completely new and inept with ubuntu. I've recently purchased a chromebook 14 by Hewlett-Packard and today find out how to install Crouton for it. My goal is to be able to use steam on the ...
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Torchlight Black Screen and doesn't show up

When I open it in full screen I get a black screen that covers whole screen,in windowed mode middle of screen.Here is a video: https://copy.com/fvrGw7QIJ8Z0 Terminal Output: ...
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Oculus Rift with Antichamber on Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Antichamber runs great on linux (steam version). But it is not playable with the Oculus Rift at this point. The issues are: 1) no headtracking 2) graphics are not being split and distorted by Oculus ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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Creating a steam library on flash drive problems

Basically. I have steam installed but I want to install games onto a flash drive since I don't have enough space on the SSD. When I try to add library folder on the flash drive I get this message ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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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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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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I get 'Errors were encountered while processing: steam_latest.deb' installing Steam

makmoonish@makmoonish-Satellite-L655D:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.debSelecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 195097 files and directories currently ...
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Can I play League of Legends in Ubuntu?

I want to play League of Legends (LOL) on my laptop which runs Ubuntu 12.04. Is there any way to play that game on my Ubuntu laptop?
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How to play 0AD multiplayer in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed latest version of ubuntu 14.04. I want to play multipalyer game with my friend and we are using local area network of our college. We have no problem with single player. So any one ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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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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Binding keys to buttons on a Ps3 gamepad controller

I have both a dual shock 3 and a knock off wired ps3 controller. I'm running 14.04 trusty tahr on a presario cq57 from compaq, no windows installed. I have a AMD C-50 Processor × 2, 1.6 GiB of memory. ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Is Amnesia available for free?

How do we download or install the game Amnesia? Do we have to buy it or is it free? (I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.)
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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Installing Broken Sword [duplicate]

Hi I want to install Broken Sword I have it as a tar.gz file which I have extracted I am not sure what I do next can anyone help?
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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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laggy video and games in 14.04.1

I just installed a fresh install of 14.04.1 tonight after being away from Ubuntu for a while due to failed updates making it unusable. I have it working but then tried to watch a video on YouTube. The ...
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I want to split sound

I would like to split sound between skype and games/music/system. I want skype to use headphones plugged in, and system to use speakers. Is that possible? Microphone - mic in PINK Headphones - audio ...
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Installing League of Legends Error

I Have been trying to install League of Legends using this guide http://na.leagueoflegends.com/board/....php?t=2107392 I have gotten to step III B. (Play LoL) and am getting the following error after ...
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Is it possible to use wine to run window games that is already installed on a external hard drive (and to install future software on the external)?

I would like to know if it is possible to run Windows games that are already installed on an external hard drive and have it load up though wine? Or do the games need to be installed by wine first ...
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Creating a launcher (for Mechinarium)

I'm trying to make a launcher for Mechinarium, Its a flash game with a launcher that runs flash files in separate folders in its directory as far as im aware. I've tried to make a launcher which ...
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How can Wolfenstein Enemy Teritory with dependency on libgtk1.2 be installed on Ubuntu?

Hey, Im trying to install Wolfenstein E.T however it comes up with this error message when running, Saying its missing Libgtk-1.2. In the repos there is only libgtk2.0 any ideas how i can get around ...
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WINE Hearthstone problem

So I've been wanting to play hearthstone but I have a problem that I ran into. When I try to get into hearthstone all it does is stay on the loading screen with the thing at the top blinking. It then ...
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how do I make my Dualshock 3 gamepad work in Ubuntu 14.04?

When my desktop computer was running Ubuntu 12.04, my PS3 controllers would work with USB. I didn't need to do any special setup. I could just plug it in before I start SuperTuxKart and it would ...
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Ubuntu Server (tiny) problem. (12.104)

I am trying to set up a gaming server for Ubuntu 12.04. I want to try Battlefield 1942 and Minecraft. I was following this tutorial http://youtu.be/rilO2R0WFLI?t=2m24s and get lost at what he does ...
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Euro Truck Simulator 2 not installing in Ubuntu 14.04

One of my friend send me Euro Truck Simulator 2, whenever I try to install it the following occurs : kapil@kapil-Dell-System-Vostro-3750:~/l$ ./EuroTruckSimulator2.sh Verifying archive integrity... ...
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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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MyCraft - Info to download? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my sons computer, then through Ubuntu Software Center purchased MyCraft. I received an email confirmation of the purchase, but no Product Key or download information. How ...
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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?
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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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Roguelike platformers available on ubuntu?

Are there any rogue-like side scrolling platformers available on ubuntu?
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Has anyone been successful running the new SimCity through play on Linux?

I've been able to download origin on play an Linux but it doesn't download the game (SimCity) completely.
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Xubuntu running games EXTREMELY slow

So I've lately been trying to get my games back that I used to play on Windows because I had just switched to Xubuntu. But when running any game I see that the games are running EXTREMELY slow. I ...
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Computer does not detect Game Controller Input

I have tried using PS3, PS4, and Xbox360 controllers to play games on my Ubuntu system that is running XFCE with no luck. In every case, the controller is detected and registers as the type of ...