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Trouble with Zelda Classic [on hold]

Zelda Classic does not boot up when I click on either zlaunch-l or zelda-l. Terminal yields the following response: $ zlaunch No command 'zlaunch' found, did you mean: Command '0launch' from ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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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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Wine 1.7, ubuntu 14.04, world of warcraft

I have installed wine 1.7. When I launch battle.net launcher, wow launcher or wow.exe, it always says "Data//wow-update-base-17325.MPQ: World of Warcraft can’t make a required change to an archive ...
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KVM NVidia Passthrough

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...
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Sharkoon Drakonia Gaming Mouse doesn't work at all

I've got a new Mouse "Sharkoon Drakonia", a gaming mouse with 11 buttons and high changable resolution. The problem is, that the mouse doesn't work. Only the LEDs are visible, but wether the buttons ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 13.04

I installed Neverwinter Nights on this very machine while running 12.10, following the instructions here. Since upgrading to 13.04, nwn hangs when I run it. This is a strace log file generated by my ...
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Error extracting setup 1 cab

I was trying to install a game called Osu! on wine. I set up prefix in 64 bit wine version 1.7.3. When I run the .exe file of the game. A error shows up saying 'error extracting setup_1.cab.The file ...
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Xbox 360 controller issue [Button sensitivity]

Whenever I play games such as Ittle Dew or Race the Sun, the button sensitivity is way too high. For example in Ittle Dew if I press the map button once, the map will repeatedly come and go, as if I ...
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My Graphics go technicolor when playing any game

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, when I am playing Garry's Mod, TF2, and all other games I own, while it is loading, the screen will freeze and the graphics become technicolor. I have identified ...
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Yoda Soccer Installation in ubuntu 14.04

http://sourceforge.net/projects/yodasoccer/postdownload?source=dlp. Can anyone tell me how to install this game on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit? I am completely new to ubuntu. The format of the downloaded ...
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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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Just installed 14.04 to my laptop but cant open a game that i played on my old ubuntu14.04 pc

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, but i cant play a game called Don't Starve, but i could play it on my old Pc with Ubuntu 14.04. I installed drivers too. What can i do ? Hardware and ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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Team Fortress 2 won't launch?

So, I recently installed Bumblebee on my computer, running 12.04 LTS. I used the optirun command to launch Steam, and it worked just fine. I try to launch Team Fortress 2 within Steam, it'll play one ...
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How do I use a ps3 Sixaxis controller with Ubuntu 13.10 to control games

I need to know so I don't have to use clunky mouse and keyboard controls. I haven't tried this yet, and have no idea where to start.
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Best games for Ubuntu [closed]

which are for you, the best games for Ubuntu. I want to play something here, but I don't know what. The only game that I play is Urban Terror 4.2 because I played it on windows too. Is there a ...
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How do I get Rise of the Triad to work on 12.04?

I installed it from the software center, but it won't start up. Am I missing something?
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Will using the same Steam game library folder on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 create conflicts?

I have Steam installed on Win7 in D:\Games\PC\Steam. I installed Steam on my Ubuntu now and for Half-Life 2: Deatmatch it asked wether to install in the default folder or somewhere else. I chose the ...
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Will unity stop being a plugin for Compiz?

I ask this as with the Unity Desktop running , when I try any games with my Ubuntu 12.04.1 I get so much frame rate drop with Unity and Compiz. If I switch to Gnome-Classic which uses mutter, I get a ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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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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Does anyone know if there's a way to run a directX disk on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know DirectX is associated with Windows but I want a way to do so with Linux Ubuntu. I love Oblivion and it's a game made for Windows (using the DirectX thingy) and don't really wanna go torrenting ...
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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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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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Game for two players on one PC

I search a (non online) game for two players on one laptop. The game should be simple since my son has the mental age of a five year old child. It would be nice if the game could be controlled by ...
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How Can I Install A Steam game On A Flash Drive

I'm Really Stupid When It Computers So, I'm Wondering if I Install Garry's Mod On A flash Drive? I Don't Know How And Im Retarded With This Stuff. Thanks :D
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MyCraft download error

Hi I purchased and attempted to download MyCraft, but there was an error in the download. No option to attempt another download, just offer to buy again. Suggestions?
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Xbox gamepad not working using separate X session for games

I cant make it work my USB xbox 360 controller in a separate X session I followed tips here http://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/1wu02k/playing_in_another_x_instance_is_good_do_it/ It does ...
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Viruses in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

My Ubuntu 14.04 system has been hit by a virus, I am 100% sure this is a virus, let me tell you what happened. So, I was playing Minecraft in my desktop with some friends on Skype, then my Skype logs ...
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Why don't my Xbox & PS3 controllers work in 14.04?

Since I got a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (gnome edition) my PS3 & Xbox 360 controllers don't work anymore. I used to be able to use my PS3 controller in 12.04 using xboxdrv. Xbox 360 ...
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League of legends games will not start, bugsplat

I'm trying to run League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 using Play on Linux. I followed this guide to install it. I'm now using Amd's proprietary drivers (got an HD5770 graphics card if that matters). I ...
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how do I make my Dualshock 3 gamepad work in Ubuntu 14.04?

When my desktop computer was running Ubuntu 12.04, my PS3 controllers would work with USB. I didn't need to do any special setup. I could just plug it in before I start SuperTuxKart and it would ...
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Problem installing wow with wine 1.7 [closed]

I went to wine HQ to get the latest release of wine, i installed the battle net launcher and nothing crashed or froze. I started to install it and everything seemed to work fine, after i check the ...
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Can I run StarCraft: Broodwar on Ubuntu? [closed]

Im currently running Mavericks on my MacBookPro (Late 2008) and want to get a different OS that will run Starcraft 1: Broodwar, WITHOUT using wine.
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NVIDIA GPU Ubuntu Support

Quick question. I'm building a workstation at present (based on: i7, 16GB, 120SSD, ASUS Mobo). My question is really to do with GPU support. I'm considering something from the Nvidia range (750) ...
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TuxLoL patch on Play on Linux: invalid directory

I am following this howto described by renatov to install LoL on ubuntu 14.04 I did as shown in the same tutorial i think.. so i get to the patching part: mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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How to run WoW on ubuntu 12.04

I am aware this question has already been asked numerous times and received excellent answers. However something unique is happening with my laptop where when i download world of warcraft from ...
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Need help downloading steam!

I'm new to ubuntu, I have 14.04 and I've downloaded the steam from the USC that says "the ultimate gaming platform" and it just won't open or respond. I tried downloading the one that says ...
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Playing game emulators on a virtualized OS (Qemu/KVM)

I'm planning on assembling a machine for development testing and all kinds of software emulation. I already know what to choose in terms of hardware, and my initial idea is installing Ubuntu as the ...
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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Wine, Steam, Games crash after launch.

I'm running Steam through Wine since most or possibly all my games aren't officially out on Linux, and every time I start a game either a few seconds later or my first key stroke or mouse click, the ...
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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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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 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?