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Leage of Legends doesn't launch due to “Can't connect to pvp.net” error

I used PlayOnLinux to download League of Legends, I managed to get it updated, had to leave it overnight working. Next day, while logging it, it left errors as "Cannot login in server; try(5)", and ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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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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Steam Deleting and Games Randomly Crashing

I recently moved over to Ubuntu due to a major virus attack destroying my C:\Windows directory. I've just gotten into using Ubuntu and I'm settling in quite well. As I go into Steam and lets say I ...
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ps3 controller works to control cusor til i switch game veiw mode to tps while playing aottg? [on hold]

i used joytokey and jstest-gtk to get my controller operational and everything is working fine but when i switch view mode to tps it just sits in the middle of the screen? also running ubuntu 13.14.0
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Starcraft 2 Ubuntu 14.04 Installation For a Noob

I know people have got this working but i'm frustrated and i don't have any more hair to pull out. I followed some online instructions here ...
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looking for ideal Freecell for Ubuntu

I used to have Windows 7 Enterprise. Until yesterday. I obviously switched to Ubuntu and the only thing I find difficult to live without is my old Freecell game. I tried some others, but they do not ...
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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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Recording game audio with SimpleScreenRecorder

I'm following the tutorial at www.maartenbaert.be/simplescreenrecorder/recording-game-audio/ (PulseAudio: The Hard Way) to get SimpleScreenRecorder to record both the Monitor of Plantronics and ...
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naomi.c driver problem in running mame game

I am trying to to run a game in Mame but it saysDriver: naomi.cOverall: Not working I have downlaod awbios but it is still not working. It is a NeoGeo game and I don' know about any NeoGeo emulator ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Game Engines in Ubuntu like Unreal Engine 4 or Unreal Development Kit

Is there any full-fledged game engine available in Ubuntu, which doesn't require much programming for 3D games??
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Escape the room games [on hold]

Are there any Escape the room games for Ubuntu? I know this might not be the best place to ask, but it's active. Anyhow, I'm looking for something like Doors and Rooms or something with a story ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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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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How can/Can I run the game Garry's Mod on Ubuntu 14 via Wine?

I have checked Google and the Wine Website. Google only gave old tips and Wine didn't say about running the game. Is there a way I can play Garry's Mod through Wine on Linux? I don't want to download ...
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Looking for a gaming mouse with macro linux compatible [closed]

As the title says, i'm looking for a gaming mouse with at least 2 (better if 4) programmable buttons for playng minecraft, csgo and other fps. I need macro working for autoclick and use keyboard ...
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Unable to run Homeworld-sdl in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I have a Homeworld GOTY cd. I want to the run game in my linux pc. It is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. I have installed the game in windows and it runs fine. As it ...
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Games and speed of ubuntu 14.04 in virtual box [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the virtual box. After allocating 2GB of RAM for Ubuntu, I find it running slowly. How can we play games in Ubuntu more smoothly.
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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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Hulk game not working

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am tryng to install a game named" The Hulk ". the game installs and opens without any problems. but once it is open, it gets stuck on the loading page and wine ...
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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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Which is the best windows emulator for ubuntu 14.04?

I have wine installed on my system but is not able to run games like prince of persia the two thrones, Grandmaster (chess) properly. Hence, I'm looking for other options. Even with wine, is any ...
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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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xbox controller keys wont map properly

I am using a wired x box 360 afterglow controller. I plugged it in and installed xboxdrv. On the joystick pane all the buttons are mapped properly but when I load a game on steam several of the ...
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Heroes of the storm Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Got an Alpha key for Heroes of the storm today and I've installed it on my Ubuntu computer. The thing is, I cannot get it to launch. Installation went perfectly, but I cannot actually get the game to ...
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How do I repair Steam?

After I turned down my computer and came back, steam suddenly needed to update, and the games are gone. I thought the paths to the actual files are gone, as the amount of space that the games take ...
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error broken count >0 after installing steam

I am new with Linux and don't know exactly whats going on, but getting the hang of it. The problem is after I installed Steam in Ubuntu 64 bit, I couldn't play a lot of my old games (32 bit) and get ...
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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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Garry's Mod Add on Folder?

Hi i'm trying to install the CSS add on to GMOD but for the life of me cant find the add on folder, Or the steam folder itself for that matter. When I try load the folder via GMOD it comes up that ...
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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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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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I've got an error when i'm going to start to play 'Bully: Scholarship Edition'

When I launch the game I can see main menu of one. But a window with error is showed after I press 'Story' in this menu. Here is the error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function ...
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running windows and linux steam games all in one

Hi I want to be able to play steam games that only run on windows. The way I have done this by running a windows version of steam with playonlinux. now the problem is my laptop... it's pretty crap ...
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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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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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How to Install Oculus SDK 0.4.4 and run something on DK2

I am new to Linux altogether, as well as the Oculus Rift. I have got my DK2 to work on Windows laptop, so I know it is functional. I just built a new PC and decided to run Ubuntu 14.04 and see how ...
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A program for making ubuntu installers

I have made a game and I want to make debian installer for Ubuntu. Could you reccomend me app, that allows me to make directory and save my game data in it, than packs it in .deb. Most important, so ...
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Game designing app 3d

I'm new to Ubuntu and I’m looking for a free software studio so i can make an indie game for PS4/3. I am just throwing around ideas on paper but i want to see if they can work.
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Installing “Heroes of the Storm”

I went to the BlizzCon .. great time and I saw their new game Hero Of The Storm - http://www.heroesofthestorm.com/en-us But I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to install it, it does not work, ...
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Unable to play “Prince of Persia: Warrior Within” on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a quad core i3 processor. I have downloaded Prince of Persia and installed it. When I click princeofpersia.exe the game opens, but the screen becomes parted and the ...
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run libGDX project as java application - eclipse - ubuntu

Trying to run a libGdx Gradle Desktop project as java application on my ubuntu 12.04 I get the following error at the console Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ...
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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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Tiptoi - Update the firmware?

Tiptoi Ravensburger game: How to update the firmware?
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Tiptoi Ravensburger - How to add new audio files?

Tiptoi Ravensburger learning game: How can I add new audio files in Ubuntu Linux?
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing it's hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ Standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: ...
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Bugsplat popup on League

Every time I start up League it runs fine Patches fine, Logs in fine, lets me view my account fine, and start up a game fine but when it comes to the actual game bugsplat shows up and disconnects me ...
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moving my dota2

I want to copy files. how do I move my dota2 program to another pc? or move it to a external HDD? I am reformatting my Ubuntu into 64-bit. anyone can help please. I have tried copying using terminal ...