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Steam Alternative to Dota 2 Installation

I connect to internet via proxy which has blocked Steam ports and I want to install DOTA 2 to play offline. Is there an alternative installation procedure to Steam by which I can install DOTA 2 on my ...
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How can I install Steam?

How can I install and run Steam on Ubuntu?
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Epiphany game does not run in a suitable window size?

This screenshot show the situation: As you see, I can't change window size to have a whole view of game! Is it a bug in game or it's related to Ubuntu or somthing else?
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Invisible-road problem playing Nitronic Rush with Wine on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. I installed DirectX using WineTricks (d3dx9). I am facing problems running Nitronic Rush (https://nitronic-rush.com/) It's simply that I can't see the ...
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Lag spikes when playing games since upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I sometimes play games (Awesomenauts, CS:GO,...) on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 last week the gameplay of all of my internet games suffers from lags every view minutes. ...
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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 is already on and installed on a external hard drive and have it load up though wine, or they have to be installed by wine first before ...
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Installing Doomsday WADs and starting Doomsday?

All right, a nice easy one for you all... I installed "Doomsday" from the Ubuntu Software Center, but where do I put my Doom WAD files? Also, the Ubuntu Software Center says that I need to run this ...
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Game can't connect to internet via winetricks/playonlinux

Hi I have a problem with the game World of Warcraft, which I installed via wine, winetricks and playonlinux. The game runs, but won't connect to the server. What can I do to solve this?
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Please help me with 32bit libs for 64 bit

How i can fix this problem with "Portal"? I have only used Ubuntu for a few days (Ubuntu 14.04). AppFramework : Unable to load module vguimatsurface.so! Unable to load interface VGUI_Surface030 from ...
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Ubuntu server as a Gaming Router

We've all experienced it: gaming, interrupted. Room mates streaming movies, family members downloading large files, significant others using Skype or Facetime -- this is your bandwidth! The lifeblood ...
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Installing nvidia drivers on acer aspire v5-573g

I am new to linux in general ( ive just tried it years ago) and as I've seen it for first time - i loved it! The best OS for me but there was a little problem - I am a gamer since i remember myself. ...
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Why does the game slow down in Ubuntu while on Windows, it doesn't?

I've tested Minecraft on the same machine with Windows and Ubuntu and I found out that the fps on Windows was around 50 while on Ubuntu, it was about 20fps. Why does this happen and how do I fix this ...
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Gaming: FTL Closes Itself After Loading [on hold]

While playing FTL: Advanced Edition on Steam, I shut down my computer in-game. When attempting to play the game again, the loading screen appears. After fully loading, the game crashes. I have ...
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How do I install Foldit.tar.gz (specifically)?

NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE QUESTION. It is specific to Foldit.tar.gz and installing this game is done uniquely. There is an askubuntu page answering the question, "How do I install a .tar.gz (or ...
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How can i monitor FPS in native linux games

So getting to the question what is the most user friendly overlay option for measuring native linux games framerate (preferably no compiling necessary)? I have done a fair amount of research and i ...
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Are there any games which can train people to learn terminal commands? [on hold]

It seems to me learning how to use the terminal is a prerequisite to learning how to use Ubuntu. So I'm trying to figure out the best way to learn. Is there a Quizlet online flash card set out there? ...
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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 games auto quit?

I got a bit of a problem here. I just recently wiped my HP laptop from windows 8 and installed Ubuntu, I want to play garrys mod on steam but all my workshop items are re-downloading. I didnt want to ...
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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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How to play Diablo III on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Diablo 3 on Ubuntu? What should I install to play D3 with good graphics? How can I get an Nvidia video card to work well with Diablo III?
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How to play games on Nvidia Card in Ununtu 14.04

I want to play only games on Nvidia Graphics Card and render my desktop with Intel Grphics Card. How do I add application profiles to Nvidia X server settings.
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Heroes of Newerth lagging periodically

Everything was fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Today when I moved to Ubuntu 14.04 and installed HoN everything was fine, game loaded game started normally, in the game everything working fine just I have lags ...
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wine - Can't run Gothic II The Night of the Raven (black screen)

After running the game I see just black screen, but I can control it with keyboard or mouse. I tried to run with compatibility with Windows 98 and emulated virtual desktop but it didn't help.
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Ubuntu 13.10: Unusable when gaming with power not plugged in

I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu, but I have been having issues gaming when not plugged into an outlet. When I am plugged in my laptop runs flawlessly, however, when not plugged every thing runs fine ...
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focus multiple windows at once

I love the game Bzflag. Sadly, my internet connection is slow and I always get kicked because of lag and gitter. I decided to run the game server on localhost and play on it with my brother. But, ...
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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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Are there any UI for MAME?

I used to install GXMAME for launching the MAME games in Ubuntu, but after installing Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) the package does not seem to be available in the Software System. I have tried Gnome Video ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu

Ok so I have the 13.10 version and wine 1.6 Just was curious if anyone can help me find out how to run the d2bs Bot for diablo 2 via Wine. any help regarding this matter would be greatly appreciated ...
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Problem with installation of 'World of Warcraft' with new 'WoW client' [closed]

As the title says, I have problems to install WoW on my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit system. I installed the new Wine v.1.7 and started to run the new WoW client. As soon as opened, I put in my e-mail address ...
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how to play games using bumblebee + wine 1.5

I recently moved to ubuntu after seeing "it supports windows games". Since i have a dual graphics card: Intel 4000 and nvidia 630m, i installed bumblebee to make use of the graphics cards ...
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How to run windows games on ubuntu 12.04 ? (Bioshock Infinite or Alice Madness returns)

I really want to play "bioshock Infinite" and " Alice Madness returns" on my ubuntu 12.04 (I've got a DVD-Rom of the games) But when I tried to run the setup with Wine Program Loader the window froze ...
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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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World OF Warcraft in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have tried launching 'The Blizzard Game Downloader', using wine, yet it does not get to the loading screen before it crashes, and ends with an error message. Neither does trying to load the game ...
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Will “0 A.D.” Play in Lubuntu OS?

I'm a novice to computers and new to Lubuntu. I went to "apps.ubuntu.com" and it stated "0 A.D." has available versions for: Ubuntu 13.10 - 13.04 - 12.10 & 12.04 Lubuntu is not on the list. Does ...
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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 do I install altitude? (.sh file, game) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I run .sh files in Terminal? I've been trying to install the altitude.sh file I got from altitudegame.com. but I don't know how to install it. And it is not in ...
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How to Install and run Greedy Car Thieves?

I heard about the game "Greedy Car Thieves" which is inspired by "GTA2". How to install it? I'd also like to have the game on my launcher.
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How to add Minecraft to the Unity launcher?

I'm having trouble getting Minecraft to launch when I add it to the launcher. If the game is running, I can right click on the icon in the launcher and select "keep in launcher" and the icon stays, ...
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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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fullscreen keyboard controls in browser games [closed]

I would like to know how to get my chat to work in full screen mode. I play browser based games and when I type it goes to full screen. I haven't tried any solutions yet so feel free to give me ...
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How do I install OpenMW?

OpenMW seems like a great game, and it reboots a classic, but What is it exactly, and how do I Install it?
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How to install World of Warcraft?

I need a tutorial on how to install World of Warcraft for Ubuntu.
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WINE works,but the launcher and the global menu bar are on the screen when running apps,why?

I used WINE to run Counter Strike 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 and everything works well,excepting that the launcher and the global menu bar remain on the screen.They just become twice bigger and when I'm ...
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How do I play a game i installed by disk?

I installed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with Wine and it installed correctly but I do not know how to launch it. It comes up with an error that I do not have the disk inserted but I do. I am ...
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Could not initialize SDL : No available video device Don't move

I have downloaded an indie game Don't move from this link . When I try to run it on Ubuntu 12.04, it gives following error messages. Could not initialize SDL : No available video device AL lib: (EE) ...
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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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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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2D Graphics appear blurry with NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04, everything worked fine on my Computer except for the graphics. The Desktop and Dash Images are working correctly, but everytime I start a game, all 2D Graphics that are ...
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How to Uninstall Counter Strike Source and Steam on ubuntu 13.10?

I have installed Steam and then I installed Counter Strike source from Steam. But now I'm not able to figure out how to uninstall Counter Strike Source. I can't find it on package manager or Software ...