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Install Doom Editing Tools

i'm working in a wad for doom and i need an editor , a zdoom based source port and a ubuntu version of slade... I have windows but slade has a problem on it and the OS itself hangs... Searching did ...
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Avermedia Live Gamer Portable Driver

I have a video capture card from Avermedia called the Live Gamer Portable. It has a pc free mode which can record 720p60fps, but I wanted it to work in the pc mode, to be able to record 1080p60fps. ...
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How to run Anomaly 2?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm a little bit lost. I have Ubuntu 15.10 I've downloaded Anomaly 2 Linux version from my Anomaly Uber Bundle and I've unpacked the *.zip. Now I have a folder with game files ...
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Unable to install Counter Strike: Global Offensive on 15.10

I get the following message when trying to install CS:GO via Steam: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in not available on your current platform. I am running up to date 15.10. My hardware is: ...
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Compile SLADE on Ubuntu

I want to compile slade on ubuntu 14.04 but when i downloaded the source code and opened the .sln file via MonoDevelop and clicked the Build button it said build succesful but no files found... Does ...
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PlayOnLinux - League of Legends won't start game

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop (14.04.3). Yesterday I installed League of Legends via PlayOnLinux. I am not saying "tried to install", because it installed and patched perfectly fine, and ...
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How to install Windows Media Feature Pack? (Required by a game)

I've recently bough GTA5 for the computer, but through Game-stop. They gave me a code, and I got the install EXE file. I thought I could simply run it through steam, and I'd be done. However, when I ...
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No such file or directory? But the file exists!

I've downloaded a game (Shank) but the bin file doesn't run. The error that is shown when I try to launch the executable is: bash: ./shank-linux-120720110-1-bin: No such file or directory
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Can I download mobile games using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to know if I can download any kind of mmorpg mobile games with Ubuntu. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.
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Counter strike on wine slows down Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 it works properly after installing. when i install counter strike on wine software after that Ubuntu get slow down . when i starting ubuntu after login page , it take few ...
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sdl2 problem: no such file, but it's there; also, how does ldd work?

got a Problem on my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 with SDL2. I am trying to run a game (unrealworld): /urw3-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL2-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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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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Any gameboyadvance emulators that can import gameshark snapshots?

I tried vba-express, vba-m and the visualboyadvance-gtk package, but none of them has a way to load the saves from gamefaqs. Or if they do, I did not find it.
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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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Possible Graphics Problem Playing Out Of Reach

Ok so im running ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to play a steam game and my system dose meet the minimum system requirement and I have no problem playing the game itself just some minor graphics problem. My ...
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Minecraft flickers when window maximized

Whenever I maximize the the Minecraft window the game starts flickering. This problem only occurs in-game and not in the title screen. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've tried updating my drivers, but ...
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Is there a step by step guide to install Assault Cube Reloaded (ACR)?

Assault Cube can be installed from Software Center. Assault Cube Reloaded cannot. I haven't found it on PlayDeb. I downloaded the game for Linux from the official website but don't know how to ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Installing Software/Games [duplicate]

First, I am new to Ubuntu and have never used any Linux operating system before. I have removed Windows from all of my PCs and am trying something different. The first question I have is really ...
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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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Problems with install the game “The Secret Chronicles of Dr. M” with cmake

When i run the command cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/tsc to install the game from source the terminal gives: cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/tsc CMake Error at ...
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How to install Torchlight from GamersGate on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know it's easiest on Steam but I got the game from GamersGate which lets you download the game with their own installer. I'm asking about this game specifically because I know it runs on Linux. Is ...
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam and got invited to the game streaming beta! In order to improve the experience I got a dual shock 4 controller. I know it's possible to play ...
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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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Game crashed my computer

I'm running Ubuntu on my Chromebook used this method to do it, http://lifehacker.com/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook-and-unlock-its-ful-509039343 I installed a game called "sauerbraten" and after ...
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How to install games (.sh and .bin games)

I recently purchased the humble bundle but I am having trouble installing the games and getting them to run. Some of them are .sh and others are .bin files. On a terminal, I have cd to the location ...
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How can I limit or restrict access to an application?

My son received a new laptop this past christmas, primarily for usage at his new school... And now that he has his own laptop, he's stoked to have Steam installed. But the wife wants me to remove ...
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How can I fix the League of Legends “Game is still in progress - Reconnect” bug?

I used to be able to run LoL on PoL without problems (except low fps but that's another problem). However my cpu had some hardware problem so I had to reinstall Ubuntu, now I get that glitch that I ...
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Setting up Wine ..

I am a completely new to Ubuntu & Linux. I would like to install a PC game, so I understand that I need to use Wine. Also I have the PC game as an .iso file which I assume will need another ...
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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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Disable workspaces and windows while in-game

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 with Ubuntu Tweak, and I have workspace switching and "show all windows" tied to the bottom corners of the screen. However, I was wondering if there was a way to disable this ...
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Installing osu on ubuntu

Anyone here knows how to install osu on Ubuntu? I tried following guides on YouTube but it doesn't work.... I also wan to install other things like garena+ and other things Please help me
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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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Which Ubuntu version is the best for gaming? [closed]

I am trying to run many windows based games here on my Ubuntu 15.10, but It seems most of them they do work. Althought I checked on many websites including wine and as per them they all should be fine ...
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Steam won't open in Ubuntu 15.10

Been trying over and over, but nothing happens. Tried reinstalling Steam along with Ubuntu but that didn't do anything either. Tried other forums with helpful tips but no good. I'm running out of ...
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configuring Dead Zones for controllers - Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am trying to figure out how to adjust the dead zone settings in Mame on Ubuntu 14.04. I have an app called QMC2 which is a front end GUI for mame, and I see there is a joystick configuration ...
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WINE Keyboard Bug. (Keys are Stuck for a few seconds and then release) (Gaming)

So I have an issue with WINE where if I play a game, the Keys time to time get stuck and do not appear to depress in the game. If I hold W for lets say X seconds, it will sometimes stay pressed for ...
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Red Alert 3 with Steam on ubuntu 15.10

When I am trying to install Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 im getting this error: "Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is not available on your current platform." But I do have CounterStrike working on ...
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Ubuntu support for Unity3d

Does Ubuntu support Unity 3d? Which is the best speech API that is used in Ubuntu for Game development using unity3d
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Why isn't my steam working ? I'm new help

K guys I did some stuff with my steam still nothing , but now when i try to run steam it starts updating itself , now this would be ok but it fails to update , always. enter image description here
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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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Linux noob having problems on games freezing on Steam

I've heard of AMD drivers,I don't know if that's something that already comes with Linux(Ubuntu), I tried it, and I think that I'm probably doing it wrong it's not working. Every time I try to play a ...
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Can't Install Steam Games on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

This is the first time I've installed Linux on a pc, before this I've only experimented with live media. I have installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 next to Windows 10 and it seems to behave normally. Steam ...
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anybody tried and got Dark Souls working on wine?

I bought Dark souls on sale from steam and I looked on Wine's website to confirm it is playable. I'm only confused with what I need to install to make the game work. I just would like to know if ...
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Far Cry doesn't start

I downloaded uplay and I redeemed a Far Cry 4 code. When the download was finished I pressed play and this happened: What can I do?
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How to install latest version of Urban Terror on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am new to Ubuntu. Please tell me how to install the latest version of Urban Terror. Step by step answer would be great.
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How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed, but when I click the launcher, I get an immediate bug splat. I'm following instructions how to fix this problem but this one came up ...
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How can I transfer my laptop screen to where I can play my xbox 360 on my laptop screen?

I've tried going through the control panel and everything there, and found nothing helpful, I need to find a way to get it to work, is there any software that I need to download that will allow me to ...
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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 ...