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Can I play Windows (Steam) games on Ubuntu?

I am downloading Ubuntu and I really want to play Windows games from Steam but I don't want it to replace my OS.
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How to install League Of Legends?

I've been trying to install the League of Legends few days ago and the results have not been good. I installed the game properly and everything but when I start the game the screen goes black, only ...
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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 ...
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Game display isn't centered

Whenever I play a game using Wine the game is off centered or zoomed into the top left corner of the game.How do I fix this?
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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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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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where is “killer gegls from outer space” source code [on hold]

I want to modify the game Killer gegls from outer space. Linux OS Easter egg. only I cant find the source-code. Where is it?
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Steam problem opengl [on hold]

OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9938-EYZB-7457. cannot run ...
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How to open Warcraft 3 with Wine in resolution other than 800x600?

I just installed Warcraft 3 with wine on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I open it via "wine war3.exe" it opens with the screen all messed up where i can see the desktop and a small corner of the screen. so i ...
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How do I get an aftermarket 360 controller to work?

this has been asked before but there was no solution found. Basically I'm trying to get a Rock Candy Xbox 360 Controller to work in Ubuntu. Here's what I know so far.. The controller shows up as ...
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Paper tanks blank screen after changing resolution settings

i just installed this game and i tried changing the resolution. The screen became blank each time the game starts. I need to know where do the file setting for this game location so that i could try ...
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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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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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Running call of duty 5 problem [duplicate]

When i tried to run call of duty 5 a black window appears then nothing happen, can anyone help me? -I run it through wine (after setting the game up), ubuntu 12.04, processor : Intel® Core™ i5-4200U ...
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Xboxdrv not working with PS3 controller

I'm trying to use my PS3 controller over USB. I've ran into a host of problems and I'm extremely frustrated at this. I'm using xboxdrv and nothing is happening. The system is recognizing there is a ...
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Crashes relating to certain graphical programs and games with ATI Radeon HD 3650 [on hold]

Whenever i play a "graphics-card intensive" game, or use google earth for a period longer than a couple of minutes, the game freezes and the monitor turns black. It then stays that way until i reboot. ...
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Heroes of Newearth Segmentation fault [on hold]

When I try to execute the game I get following error: warning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite Crash log saved as '/home/george/.Heroes of ...
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How to successfully install osu! using wine1.6?

How can I completely and successfully install osu! using wine1.6? Here is the download link in case anyone wanted to try. Sorry for the lack of information but thats all I could really think of ...
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Xbox controller triggers

I'm having issues with my xbox wired controller in linux. The triggers, when pressed once, get stuck in on mode (not physically, but so far as the data is concerned). They don't default to a 0, but ...
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Is there any game analogous to counter strike? [closed]

I am very much interested in games. Is there any game analogous to counter strike for ubuntu? If yes how to get it?
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Trouble with Zelda Classic [closed]

Zelda Classic does not boot up when I click on either zlaunch-l or zelda-l. Terminal yields the following response: $ zlaunch No command 'zlaunch' found, did you mean: Command '0launch' from ...
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Best game engine for Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm looking for the most widely used game engine for Ubuntu perhaps on par with Unity engine. I've been searching and there are quite a few I just need some help deciding on which one to use I found a ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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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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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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Wine 1.7, ubuntu 14.04, world of warcraft [duplicate]

I have installed wine 1.7. When I launch battle.net launcher, wow launcher or wow.exe, it always says "Data//wow-update-base-17325.MPQ: World of Warcraft can’t make a required change to an archive ...
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KVM NVidia Passthrough

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...
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Sharkoon Drakonia Gaming Mouse doesn't work at all

I've got a new Mouse "Sharkoon Drakonia", a gaming mouse with 11 buttons and high changable resolution. The problem is, that the mouse doesn't work. Only the LEDs are visible, but wether the buttons ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 13.04

I installed Neverwinter Nights on this very machine while running 12.10, following the instructions here. Since upgrading to 13.04, nwn hangs when I run it. This is a strace log file generated by my ...
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Error extracting setup 1 cab

I was trying to install a game called Osu! on wine. I set up prefix in 64 bit wine version 1.7.3. When I run the .exe file of the game. A error shows up saying 'error extracting setup_1.cab.The file ...
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Xbox 360 controller issue [Button sensitivity]

Whenever I play games such as Ittle Dew or Race the Sun, the button sensitivity is way too high. For example in Ittle Dew if I press the map button once, the map will repeatedly come and go, as if I ...
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My Graphics go technicolor when playing any game [closed]

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, when I am playing Garry's Mod, TF2, and all other games I own, while it is loading, the screen will freeze and the graphics become technicolor. I have identified ...
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Yoda Soccer Installation in ubuntu 14.04

http://sourceforge.net/projects/yodasoccer/postdownload?source=dlp. Can anyone tell me how to install this game on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit? I am completely new to ubuntu. The format of the downloaded ...
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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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Just installed 14.04 to my laptop but cant open a game that i played on my old ubuntu14.04 pc

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, but i cant play a game called Don't Starve, but i could play it on my old Pc with Ubuntu 14.04. I installed drivers too. What can i do ? Hardware and ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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Team Fortress 2 won't launch?

So, I recently installed Bumblebee on my computer, running 12.04 LTS. I used the optirun command to launch Steam, and it worked just fine. I try to launch Team Fortress 2 within Steam, it'll play one ...
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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 do I get Rise of the Triad to work on 12.04?

I installed it from the software center, but it won't start up. Am I missing something?
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Will using the same Steam game library folder on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 create conflicts?

I have Steam installed on Win7 in D:\Games\PC\Steam. I installed Steam on my Ubuntu now and for Half-Life 2: Deatmatch it asked wether to install in the default folder or somewhere else. I chose the ...
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Will unity stop being a plugin for Compiz?

I ask this as with the Unity Desktop running , when I try any games with my Ubuntu 12.04.1 I get so much frame rate drop with Unity and Compiz. If I switch to Gnome-Classic which uses mutter, I get a ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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Installing Super Hot

I downloaded the linux build of Super Hot, I'm kinda new to Ubuntu, so I have no idea what to do with the files I've just downloaded... It's a zip file, I extracted it to my desktop, and there were a ...
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Does anyone know if there's a way to run a directX disk on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know DirectX is associated with Windows but I want a way to do so with Linux Ubuntu. I love Oblivion and it's a game made for Windows (using the DirectX thingy) and don't really wanna go torrenting ...
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How to install Flash player on Ubuntu?

Even though I have the latest Adobe Flash player 11.2 for Linux in Firefox - ref: Flash player security doubts - a particular online flash game still requests that I update to the latest flash ...
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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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Game for two players on one PC

I search a (non online) game for two players on one laptop. The game should be simple since my son has the mental age of a five year old child. It would be nice if the game could be controlled by ...