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Configure Ubuntu for Gaming [on hold]

Linux newb here. Just wondering if there's some more tweaks I could do to my Linux machine (aside from installing Preload) for a slightly better gaming experience. It plays Team Fortress 2 ...
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Can't run Second life firestorm viewer (32bit) in ubuntu 64 bit

I'm trying to install a Second Life client called Phoenix Viewer. On the first attempt, I got a message about X errors. I searched the net all I could see to fix 32 bit apps and run them under 64 ...
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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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Turning an old pc into a linux gaming emulator

So im turning and older windows 7 pc into a linux machine. What I want to do is to have it run emulators of my old games, and I can get the emulators for linux just fine. The thing is, I want it to be ...
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gaming under ubuntu logo

I am about to create e-sport gaming team. It is possible to use ubuntu logo and/or name in it? like Ubuntu Gaming squad or something like that? Who shall I ask for that? We don't want to break some ...
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battlenet crashes on ubuntu 15.04

When I start up battle.net everything seems fine, the game is installing and it crashes in less than a minute. I'm using the newest Ubuntu release, and the latest Wine build. Any suggestions or ideas? ...
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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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How to fix sound in wolfenstein Enemy Territory

I installed wolf:et, and i cant get sound to work. Everything that i have installed is in default paths, i had 10.4 and then upgraded to 10.10 via software update gui. I had sound working in 10.04 ...
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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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Heroes of Newerth on 15.04

i tried to run this game on Kubuntu 15.04 (i used to play it two years back) but i cant seem to do that. When i try to ./hon-x86_64 it spits this error: ./hon-x86_64: ...
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Wine: Fatal Error in Space Engineers Game .exe file

I’m trying to get my Space Engineers file working... Help Please. As I am new to coding and anything Ubuntu, this is difficult for me. Also I do not have access to sudo commands (I'm currently not in ...
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Game came in a .zip file. How to install it?

I downloaded a game from http://floriandcp.itch.io/campfire and it came in a .zip file. I extracted the file but I can't find a way to install it. That is the game that I'm trying to install. Can ...
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How to install Steam games to an external hard drive?

I have been trying for several days now to install Steam games to my 500gb external hard drive. I used this tutorial (taking ownership, fstab, etc) and annoyingly, it didn't work. I got this message ...
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Can't install Dota on steam

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm unable to install DOTA2 on steam. I have a game backup which I'm unable to load because I get this screen. Please help!!
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Bard's Tale: glitch on intel (15.04)

There is a game called the Bard's Tale. It used to run great for me on Ubuntu 14.10. But no more in 15.04. My graphics card is an integrated Intel: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Skyrim audio extremely choppy

I've bought Skyrim LE yesterday, installed it via PlayOnLinux. The game is working fine graphically, however the audio is severely distorted with a varying stutter depending on how many different ...
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steam wont load TF2 [closed]

Error! - Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glColorMaskIndexedEXT'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your OpenGL driver needs to be updated. that is my problem. can any one help ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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Some Steam games won't startup, gameoverlayrenderer.so error

I'm using an Intel HD Graphics card. Since some days, for an unknown reason, some Steam games won't start up, including Half-Life and Garry's Mod. Here's the shell output with Half-Life : Game ...
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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 games on-line in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and used to play games that now suddenly I cannot play, Those games are: LEGEND ON LINE and LEAGUE OF ANGELS via facebook games. Before install 14.04 LTS i can play these ...
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Kega Fusion emulator, no d-pad input?

Anyone using the Kega Fusion emulator ? It works fine for me but the d-pad will not work, I can't map it as a button in the config options, all other buttons work fine, even the triggers. I tried ...
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WINE - Installed Aion 4.7.1, Graphics not working & buggy text?

So I got Aion to work finally after creating a new 32 bit wineprefix. I installed all the components on the WineHQ page for Aion. But after launching the game and making it to the login screen, nearly ...
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Server performance issue

I have an issue with a server I am hosting a game on. Now, this server is basically dedicated to this game, with a MySQL server and the game itself running on there. I keep getting reports that the ...
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Steam: could not connect to network

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. After another system update my Steam has broken. I receive "Could not connect to network" problem despite the fact PC is connected to the internet. I used steam --reset, ...
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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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How to download games for steam for another platform

My question is how to download games from steam for an operating system that the game doesn't run on. For instance, i want to download a game for windows to run it in a vm, But it says that the game ...
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Play fullscreen directX games in wine (PlayOnLinux)

I've installed League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but when I start a match I have a transparent window. Is it a problem with my graphic card drivers (AMD Radeon) or with Wine?
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Unity Web Player - Linux (still not working ) [closed]

First of all, I want to apologize for my bad english ... I have problems with installing "unity web player" on Linux Mint. I used Windows all the time until now and so Linux is completely new for me. ...
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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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Why is my game that i play called osu! lagging so much?

Hello I play a game called osu! With Wine but i am getting only 30 to 40 FPS and on Windows 7 I got 200 FPS with this game can anyone help me fix this FPS problem! Its getting really annoying and i ...
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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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I would like to know if Americas Army 3 can be played on Ubuntu 11.10?

I know that this is not serious question but i would really like to know? Play on linux provides Steam account to install, but can u install AA3? Thx for your answers
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triple monitors and xinerama = black screen when game starts?

after a fresh clean install of ubuntu (my old install got borked somehow) i cannot for the life of me get my games from steam to play when Xinerama is enabled, it worked with my last ubuntu install ...
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Friendly way to play Doom 3 from CD

I've just found My original disc with Doom 3. I have read a few things about a BFG version (I honestly don't know what BFG stands for), and many different sites with command lines and I got a little ...
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Running GTA SA:MP on wine

I have a problem with wine. I have gta samp in my.wine/... and it runs the samp server box fine. The problem occurs when I try to add a server or actually do anything in the server box like look at ...
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Warthunder crashing on startup with short terminal dialog

this is a question concerning warthunder, a game that is available in linux. I downloaded it from steam, and when i start it it opens up a terminal for a tenth second before automatically closing it, ...
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I installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10 but got an error while starting application, how can I fix it?

I started steam through the terminal, but got an X Error, as follows: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-07-17 19:19:21] Startup - updater built Jun 4 ...
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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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Unable to run games via Wine

Games does not working on ubuntu via Wine, but when I try to run games via Wine on other linux distributions (e.g. OpenSUSE), it works.I don't get any errors when I run the game,but it doesn't ...
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Full-screen game issues (Ubuntu 14.04-Warzone 2100): freezing, permanent resolution change, crash

Could not launch the game (possible full screen issue) but can navigate main menus. When launching, computer freezes and will not go back to normal. Forced to ALT+SysReq+REISUB many times. Updated ...
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wine for games?

I seem to remember hearing about a special version of Wine that was optimized for games. What is this Wine called and where can I get it?
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How to download Games

I have a download limit in my home PC so cannot download games from my home. Can you recommend few games that comes in a .deb package so that I can download them outside and bring them home to ...
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How to install Minecraft Pi edition on a PC/Laptop using Ubuntu

I have tried using the install instructions included with minecraft pi for linux, but it is not working on lubuntu. plus I tried ubuntu and clicked on the tar.gz file to auto install it like I heard ...
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Black screen appear when loading some games in unity web player for Ubuntu?

I have installed unity web player and also installed wine in Ubuntu 14.04, still not able to load some games. A black screen will appear with unity logo..
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Not able to play unity games in ubuntu 14.04 even after installing unity web player and wine

I get a white screen when loading unity games even after installing unity web player and wine.what more needs to be installed to play unity games.please explain step by step
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Can I somehow avoid having two versions of Steam?

So, I've recently moved from Window$ (again), and I'd like to move my game library over. I've already installed Steam for Linux (so I can play supported games natively), but now I have to install ...
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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League of Legend plays well for the first game but subsequent games doesnt work

After I play a game then try to play another the screen acts as if it is shrunk and the icons are too large. Where I can see the ubuntu launcher again. That is after the character select screen. ...
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Yo Frankie game not working

I have installed Yo Frankie game on 14.04 LTS. When I open the game it shows some clouds moving on the screen. No menu appears. What should I do?