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Bad sound and video quality on World of Tanks (Through WINE)

I have installed World of Tanks using Play on Linux and the installation was successful. When I enter the game (apart from the longer than expected loading times), the sound quality is poor (i.e. ...
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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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Unity launcher shown over Dota 2 in Fullscreen

Every time I launch dota 2 on my pc running 13.10 it looks like this: The side and top bars don't go away even though the game is in full-screen. I only have this problem with dota 2 all other games ...
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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit Machinarium: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 [closed]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 final beta 64 bit and every program that I use work flawlessly with the exception of "Machinarium" a very cool flash game. The game doesn't have a .deb package and I ...
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Need help launching rocket league through playonlinux [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is fine through opening PlayonLinux, Steam, and Rocket League. I'm also running xboxdrv trying to get controller support. The controller is recognized fine and I ...
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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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Wine Steam Error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function x3daudio1_7.dll.X3DAudioInitialize called in 32-bit code (0x7b83ba4e)

I am trying to implement a patch fix for the addressed error in the title. I found the following wine-git patch that was said to address the issue: ...
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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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Gameplay screen recorder for Ubuntu?

Are there any gameplay screen recorders out there for Ubuntu? I can't seem to find any... Btw I intend to use it for Urban Terror recording.
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How to install 2100 Cutscenes onto 2100 [on hold]

I've downloaded 2100 cutscenes but I have no idea on how to install them onto the game. I've never used Linux before, so I really don't know what I'm doing.
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Games are laggy and unplayable on Linux

Currently i have my computer on a dual boot with windows 8 and Ubuntu 14, I have been trying to use Ubuntu more as of late because I would like to cut windows out of my life. However the one thing ...
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What screen recorder records my desktop audio?

Hi I am looking for a screen recorder that allows me to record my voice,screen, and desktop audio. RecordMyDesktop doesn't work. The desktop audio doesn't show up.Kazam doesn't either. It lags the ...
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Steam: The game The Settlers won't launch

Whenever I launch the game "The Settler" via Steam and then press play, a white thing is shown for a very short while and then nothing happens. Does anyone else have the same problem and somehow ...
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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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League of Legends login error

I installed league of legends on ubuntu 14.04 with play on linux. Everything was OK I played for a month but when once i updated my ubuntu then when i reinstalled LoL and tried to log in it said "Did ...
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Enemy Territory on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dell Latitude E6440 Laptop)

First of all Please help me out .. please :) .. I am doing my best to setup Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory in my laptop (Dell E6440). I can run the game but getting bad graphics (black) like this. ...
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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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How do I play superhot

I have a chromebook running unity. I have also tried Plasma and XFCE. None of them have worked so far. To my knowledge I have tried or have everything on the other 2 forums regarding superhot. ...
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Steam Games Fail to Properly Launch [on hold]

I am Running Makulu xfce (basically ubuntu 14.04) and I have Installed steam and downloaded two Linux games, Terraria and Little Inferno. However upon launching either of these games, the window will ...
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How can I play a game I already have with PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed PlayOnLinux on my PC, and was wondering if I could play the copy of Skyrim on my Steam account from PlayOnLinux without installing a new copy, as it only seems to allow. Is there ...
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minecraft keeps saying this

Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: Using incremental CMS is deprecated and will likely be removed in a future release Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: You have loaded library ...
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How to install Warzone 2100 Cutscenes

I'm new to the Linux operating system in general, so I really don't know what I'm doing. I've downloaded the Warzone 2100 cutscenes from the main site, but I don't know how to install it into the ...
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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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How to run a batch (.bat) file on Ubuntu using Wine (with complete steps)?

I have this old Windows game with a .bat file which doesn't open with Wine and only opens as a text file. I have browsed through and tried several suggested ways of opening it with Wine console ...
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World of Warcraft lagging using Wine

World of Warcraft is lagging My PC is does not have the latest hardware. But thing is when I was running Windows I could tweak it and set it to lowest performance and the game was running just fine. ...
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When i load up a game in League Of Legends the screen goes full but the top menu and side menu and i can only see 25% of the gameplay,

The title summs it up, and when i try make the screen small and take it up again it crashes, tried to go to winecfg and change resolution to my computer resolution but didnt work, and League Of ...
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Steam download speed drops off a cliff and then stops

The basic problem: When updating a game through Steam, I get an initial spike of network activity, then the download stops. As displayed by Steam, the speed tapers off: When looking at the actual ...
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How to prevent hot corners when playing games on full screen?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity and I love the hot corners feature, but it still works when I'm playing games on full screen (like Dota 2). So, during the game, if I pass the mouse around some ...
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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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Can't Install DeSmuME on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I want to play DS on my laptop. But when I try to install DeSmuME it says that the package is broken. xxx@xxx-IdeaPad-S210:~$ sudo apt-get install desmume [sudo] password for xxx: Reading package ...
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Dota 2 lags on nVidia 650 ti

I am a Windows user who is trying to switch to Linux completely. The only problem left for me is make Dota 2 run smoothly. At first Dota lagged a lot but then I installed drivers for my video card ...
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Running Archangle 3.4.2 Freenix server for WoW in linux?

Has anyone got the Archangle 3.4.2 Freenix server to run in Wine or in Ubuntu on the back of a APl. I've tried a few times and can't find anything on it at wow-one.com or on the ubuntuforums. I have ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Random lag spikes in all games

A couple days back, every game (Minecraft, TF2, GMod,...) I played on my laptop had unbelievable FPS drops for ~5 seconds to 1 FPS and then it went back to 30. I noticed when the FPS dropped the ...
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How can I start Steam with a cron job?

How can I start Steam using a cron job? I've tried just putting steam in cron, but it does not work. I've tried some odd stuff that I don't understand like DISPLAY=:0.0 steam %U but that does not ...
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How to configure mupen64pluspy's controls?

This seems like it would be very self-explanatory, but for some reason, when I use the controller button-mapping window in m64Py, the button I choose to map uses a different value. i.e. I go to map A ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Discovering I needed Wine to run anything Windows-based. I discovered I'd need DirectX to do anything significant, which in turn needed .NET framework. Using this ...
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How to fix battle.net ui

I'm using Ubutu 14.04 I've installed Diablo 3 and thus battle.net launcher with playonlinux from my cd as well but this is how it looks like http://imgur.com/c8CR3SQ The UI is split in half ...
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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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Steam will not run games (OpenGL Error)

Every time I go to play a game on Steam it won't run, and gives me this error: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! either your video card is unsupported, or OpenGL driver needs to ...
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Automatically add Steam games and desktop icons to GNOME activities?

In Ubuntu GNOME, Steam does not automatically add shortcuts to installed games in the GNOME Activities menu. I'm aware I can use a program like alacarte to manually add them, but that's one at a time. ...
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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: ...