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PlayOnLinux Steam Stalls

I tried using PlayOnLinux. I downloaded my game, no problems. When I click PLAY, nothing happens. A loading screen from steam flashes up, less than half a second, then nothing. The first time I ...
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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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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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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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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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How do you run moba Infinite Crisis game through Wine?

So is it me or does no one know the moba infinite crisis? Because I ant seem to get help with this game so I have just assumed that no one in the Linux community has the power to get this game to ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Keyboard is no longer working under wine

I installed Steam by typing: winetricks steam in the terminal. It worked perfectly without any problems (tested on three, quite old games from Sega). Then, inspired by this answer, before trying to ...
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How to get Infinite crisis to play in POL, wine

I havent been able to find a clear answer on if Infinite Crisis can play on Ubuntu with play on linux and wine installed. If so could someone give me steps in how to get working?
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GTA:San Andreas mp & PlayOnLinux

Today I installed the game GTA San Andreas with playonlinux. Now I want to play online, I've installed the samp with playonlinux. But if I start samp.exe with wine, and are trying to connect to ...
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Unsuccessful installation - money taken

I paid 2 USD for Mycraft game for my son. Ubuntu software did not instal it. When I log into my account there is information that I am not associated with any application. It requests me to pay for ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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Is it possible to play The Sims 4 on Ubuntu? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 with KDE 5. The problem is with vcrun2008. When I try to install it, it fails with error code 84. Executing w_do_call vcrun2008 Executing load_vcrun2008 Using native,builtin ...
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Wine problems through PlayOnLinux

I am currently trying to install wine 1.5.9-raw 3 so I can run the game slender on my linux laptop. I am using PlayOnLinux for this, but I have encountered problems with this. I am unable to install ...
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Low FPS on League Of Legends ubuntu 14.04

I have been having real bad FPS on league of legends right after I downloaded league on Ubuntu, I only get 40-55 FPS on very high settings I have league of legends through play on Linux, my specs ...
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Does JXD S7800B support PSP games? [closed]

Can PSP games emulated on android game console JXD S7800B? I saw a game handheld named JXD s7800b,which is a Chinese game console brand. Anyone who had it can tell me how it works on emulator games?
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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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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Battle.net Launcher Crashes, typical fix not working. World of Warcraft once run in 64-bit, now saying memory can't be “read”

The typical dbghel fix for wine is NOT WORKING. It worked for a couple days, and then all of a sudden I'm getting Blizzard Errors when I boot up Battle.net AND World of Warcraft (Battle.net launcher ...
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Steam: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...
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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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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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How can I install Windows software or games?

Can .exe and .msi files (Windows software) be installed in Ubuntu?
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I installed League of Legends and I can't open it in Wine

I Installed League Of Legends in Wine, but when I click on the shortcut nothing happens.
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Age of Empires 2 HD not working good

i have Ubuntu 13.04, i have just installed Age of empires 2 HD on wine 1.5.29, i can start the game and open the campaigns but it displays a black screen after then: is the problem from wine, or ...
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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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Can't get MAME to work for Ubuntu

I have been trying to set up a computer to use as an arcade cabinet computer, but I can't figure out how to set up MAME and ROMs on it. I have installed MAME with sudo apt-get install mame ...
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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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How to get my parents favorite facebook games to work [duplicate]

My dad likes to play Deer Hunter 2014, and my step mom likes to play Bingo blitz or diamond dash or something like that. I am a newb at Ubuntu, so please explain things.
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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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Fps drop when playing games on wine

I'm new to the Ubuntu world... When I'm trying to play hot pursuit on Windows, I have 60 fps in 1360x768 with high texture, but when I'm playing in Ubuntu using wine, I have 5 or 10 fps when ...
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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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How to install wireless headset Vengeance 2100

I have no clue on how to install the headset vengeance 2100, this is the website for reference: http://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-2100-dolby-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset The headset has a usb ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 game problems

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04, and League of Legends and World of Warcraft have both stopped working. With World of Warcraft, there are no error codes provided, and it just doesn't allow me ...
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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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Running Binding of Isaac on 64-bit?

This is a re-post of a question I've put here to no avail. I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, but my knowledge is limited. Please bear with me! :) This issue revolves around the recent ...
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Installing an FPS game in Ubuntu 12.04

I just got started with Ubuntu a few months back and I am kind of enjoying it. However, I would like to play some games in Ubuntu like Hitman, Delta Force, COD, etc. You get the type of game: I think ...
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League of Legends Update Failed

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday and today installed LoL with this guide: Shop and in game item shop not working in League Of Legend (LOL) I did the TuxLoL patch without issue and opened LoL it ...
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UT2003 Installation Problems (The setup program seems to have failed on x86/unknown)

I'm trying to install Unreal Tournament 2003 on my Ubuntu 14.04 (I have the CDs as ISO files) and, I've followed some different instructions on how to do it, but ran into this kind of problem: ...
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Wine Play On Linux games problem LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation

Games run, but when they load and are supposed to go beyond main menu, they crash with "LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation" error. First to eliminate all the things I already ...
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How to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu 14.10 with Wine?

I'm a great fan of Ubuntu and Angrybirds.But I never got these two together ! Is there a way to install Angrybirds in Ubuntu ? Its not a problem to use Wine or not. But I need to play Angrybirds ! ...
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Witcher 2 missing library libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0

The events that led to this situation are as follows: I tried to run The Wither 2 on Linux from GoG.com and installed the dependencies (http://www.gog.com/game/the_witcher_2) using aptitude. I ...
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Tryiing to install octodad dadliest catch

I have purchased a video game from humble bumble and have downloaded the file but don't know why it wont open and install. the game is octodad dadliest catch for linux operating system, it is ...
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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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Which is the best *Buntu Distro For Linux Gaming And PlayonLinux Gaming? [closed]

So im deciding to reinstall a *Buntu distro but i wanted to know which was the best for wine and playonlinux gaming. Im planning to simply run GTA Sa, With the SAMP mod and MTA Mod. Thank you for your ...
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Dota 2 crashes after hitting play game. Sometimes on load screen and sometimes after hero selection

I performed every "help" given in the forums. I had previously upgraded to 14.10 which was when these problems started. I re-installed back to 14.04 but no luck with the steam or dota 2. ...
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need help with getting laptop for daughter and dowload Ubuntu

my daughter is ten. She is wanting to learn to code. She wants to create apps and games. I want to give her a laptop for Christmas. My research indicates I should download Ubuntu for her. I saw ...
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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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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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 ...