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Release mouse from Warcraft 3 windowed mode on Wine

I'm playing Warcraft 3 - The Frozen Throne on Wine with windowed mode (Virtual desktop), the problem is that the mouse is grabbed on the window and I can't move it to the desktop or to other windows. ...
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Steam version or standalone version of games?

I've purchased a number of games (mostly through Humble Bundles) that have both a Linux version on Steam and a standalone Linux version. Would there be any performance benefit to running the games ...
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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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Running Quake with Darkplaces from symlink, id1 folder not recognized

I'm new to Linux (have only been using it for a few days) and am using Ubuntu 14.04. I've been a Windows user my whole life, so there are a lot of things I'm getting used to. One example: symlinks. ...
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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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What are some ways to start out coding games in Python? [on hold]

I'm looking to create a 2D RPG similar to Final Fantasy 5 and 6, but I don't know what my options are. Please list instructions as well if possible, as I am a novice with Ubuntu. I am learning ...
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Trying to get Super Smash Flash(Smash Bros. for PC) To run/open

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. I have downloaded a Flash game 0.9.1.1981 Linux There is an executable file called SSF in my downloaded folder. The README says it should run, but nothing happens. ...
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Dayz on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently bought the game Dayz on my computer using Steam. I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer, and it says Dayz can't be played on my platform. I am a Ubuntu beginner. Is there ...
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play Dota 2(Steam game) on ubuntu with the previous downloaded data on linux?

I searched and there was many question about this but none of them was exactly what i needed my question is can whether i play dota2 on steam whithout having to download dota2 again or having to use ...
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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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Wine, no sound at X :1

sound for Wine-1.7.34 works at :0 open a new X session at :1 lets make audio possible at :1 with: usermod -a -G audio $USER #requires re-login pax11publish -D :1 -e DISPLAY=:1 ck-launch-session ...
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Install of Privateer Gemini Gold (vega strike) on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Privateer gemini gold for ubuntu 14.04. The unpacking seemed to go well ans did the install, however when executing the start script I get this message ./privgold: error ...
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Logitech G502 Gaming mouse software and settings

Well, after a time to get Optimus working its time for the mouse. I have a Logitech G502 gaming mouse (USB) and it doesn't work as I want. I can't find the right settings in-game (CS Source) and its ...
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How to change which graphics card a program uses?

I recently installed Steam to run Rust on my Ubuntu 14.04. The game, even at the lowest graphics settings possible, lags incredibly hard, to the point where the game is unplayable. I have two ...
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How to play games using a gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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AtWar-Game in Ubuntu

Atwar uses silverlight, and I installed pipelight, but game still won't start. What is the problem, and is there apparent solution?
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How do I install “Slender” through Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I'm currently trying to install wine 1.5.9raw 3 in order to play 'Slender' through PlayOnLinux, but as I try to run it, my laptop says it cannot find that particular wine version. Can I download it ...
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How do I play mame games on 12.10 without being interrupted by the screensaver?

"gnome-screensaver-command -p" is gone in 12.10 so mame can't poke to keep the screen alive. Is there a command I can add before "mame" to deactivate the screensaver and one to reactivate it after I ...
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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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Installing Sims 2 Ultimate Collection without using a CD/DVD [on hold]

I have Origin installed through PlayOnLinux I managed to get it working, after it was stable I decided to install my Sims 2 ultimate collection that I got for free using the I-LOVE-THE-SIMS Code, back ...
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I need help getting my games to work (graphics driver issues)

Specs: Xubuntu 14.10, Intel Core 2 Duo P8800, Nvidia Quadro NVS 160M. Here's some threads of where I've asked in the past: ...
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Battlefield play4free on ubuntu 14.04

I have for a week ubuntu 14.04 on my pc. It works great, it's easy and fast. But now comes the problem. I would like to play battlefield play4free on ubuntu. I know, I must do this with wine and ...
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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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Installing Braid

Some time ago I bought the game Braid from the Ubuntu Software Center, but in Ubuntu 14.10 I has been removed and I cannot install it anymore. It is still listed in the Ubuntu Apps Directory, but only ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in Xubuntu 14.04

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. I have installed Neverwinter Nights following the guide here: http://forum.bioware.com/topic/136631-linux-install-diamond-edition-original-edition-169-update-nwmovies/ The ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...
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Game Console Emulators (Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64, Gameboy…)

What gaming console emulators are available in the latest 11.10 version. If my english is wrong about gaming console emulator I am referring to Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Gameboy and ...
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Making HDD Executable

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have experienced much grief in these last weeks as I have tried to download steam and play games on my computer. Steam downloadeds on my ssd and runs fine, but I would ...
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Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue?

Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue? Output of lcpsi -v "00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31/P35/P31 Express DRAM Controller (rev 02) ...
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Autorun .EXE files with WINE

I am using WINE to run several Windows-only games that I play. Currently, in order to play the game, I must locate the file in Nautilus, right click, and Open with > WINE. If I lock the .EXE file to ...
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League of Legends will not launch at all, not even the patcher via PlayOnLinux

I've had this issue on Ubuntu 13, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 14.10 on a variety of x64 machines. League of Legends will run the first time I freshly install it from the LATEST version of playonlinux. ...
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Tibia Error on Ubuntu 11.10 64bit

I have a bit of a problem, I'm trying to play Tibia on my 11.10 installation and I get the following error: ./Tibia: error while loading shared libraries: libGLU.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
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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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Edgers PPA Graphic Drivers Automatic Update

This may be a dumb question but does the Edgers PPA provide automatic updating? IE will the Edgers PPA automatically install newer releases of Nvidia drivers? Thanks.
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After installing game I get 80070507

I have recently tried to install resident evil 5 into play on linux. I installed directX as additional software, evrything installed normal, I have launcher, but, when I open it and press on ...
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Keyboard layout to input a specific code

I'm playing on a betting site where I have to enter a game number then select a specific result. Each result can be entered by typing a code of keys. For example, the result 1X/X can be selected by ...
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Would it be possible to get Terraria Collector’s Edition working on Ubuntu? If so, how? Wine for CDs? General compatibility?

Would it be possible to get Terraria Collector's Edition working on Ubuntu 14.10? If so, how? Wine for CDs? General compatibility? I was wondering about getting my friend, (who has no internet ...
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Gaming Screen Recorder

I make gaming videos and recently installed Ubuntu and I haven't been able to find a good screen recorder for gaming. Are there any recommendations (preferably free ones) that can record in HD, use ...
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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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Is is possible to install Ubuntu on a computer with no OS

I'm building a gaming pc. I would like to install Ubuntu as my first OS. But I'm wondering is is possible to install it without having a OS installed, and how would I do this.
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Installing Steam games to SD card uninstall at shut down

I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to run steam games from my SD card on Unity. I have a 32 Gigabyte SD card and I was able to install all of my games onto it. But when I shut down my computer, all of my ...
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No addons map World of Warcraft

Any one know why I have no interface or addons map in my world of warcraft files? Need my addons but can't install them without the map! On windows it was just c:/Programs/World of ...
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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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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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Flatscreen flickering in a purple color [duplicate]

I recently changed my resolution. I am using a small Polaroid flat screen. The screen started flickering in a purple color, and now I cannot get into my account. So, I am in safe mode. Any way I can ...
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Monitor problems, I need help [duplicate]

I recently changed my resolution. I'm using a small Polaroid flat screen. The screen started flickering in a purple color, and now I can't get on my account. So, I'm in safe mode. Any way I can ...
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ELEFCLASS error steam radeon card

i have problem whit my steam i have a x86_x64 kernel 3.16.7.4-1 an my CSS CounterStrike Source dont start i have also try Sanctum 2 works very good for me sorry for my bad english i know its not the ...
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How can I improve my game performance on Wine?

After downloading Ubuntu 14.10, I decided to download Steam using wine so I could play a couple of new games that I brought (Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim). The installations were successful, however ...
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run libGDX project as java application - eclipse - ubuntu

Trying to run a libGdx Gradle Desktop project as java application on my ubuntu 12.04 I get the following error at the console Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ...