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Playing Age of Empires II multiplayer in VirtualBox Over wi fi network

I installed Age of Empires II (Expansion) in VirtualBox (hosting Windows XP). It works great in single player mode. Unfortunately, I tried playing multiplayer via WI-FI which I created on my Ubuntu ...
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Steam won't launch game in Ubuntu 16.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit, using default open source drivers. I installed Magicka 2 on steam, but I cant' launch it. Trying to runsteam steam://rungameid/238370 I get: Running Steam on ...
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Can I use Ubuntu VDI to run GPU intensive Windows video games?

I have a bunch of kids (5), and a bunch of laptops (total of 7 including mom & dads). My video games (Civ V, Xcom) run pretty slow on our laptops (AMD A quad core, 8GB RAM, 512 MB onboard ATI 512 ...
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How can I play diablo 3 on playonlinux? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encountered a huge problem when installing diablo 3 on playonlinux (PoL). The game launch menu started but when I click on the play button the window close immediately and there is ...
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Ubuntu Nvidia Driver 310.14Beta Stretch OpenGL Feature

I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04. Now the problem I am running into is the feature ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 Steam Controller not working in games

I have a steam controller to use with my HTPC running Ubuntu 15.10. When I first plugged it in, it was entirely unrecognized. According to this: How do I get a Steam Controller working? the ...
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How to publish Unity Game Engine app (executable binary) to Ubuntu Store?

Quite recently Unity Game Engine (not to be confused with Ubuntu's Unity user interface) added an option to create a linux build. The result is a set of two executable binary files .x86 and .x86-64, ...
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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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Color became weird after running a game in Wine?

Alright, so, I'm not entirely sure how to explain this... Screenshots don't show anything wrong, and Skype friends on screen share say it looks fine. But restarting fixes it. (For the most part (more ...
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Can we run games like plants vs. zombie on ubuntu 15.04?

I have researched options like Android studio and Chrome Altered version but none of the is helpful. While installing Studio,I can practically run but could get much as it required some repository ...
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Team Fortress 2 displays black screen on Ubuntu 14.04

I can run Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 14.04, however the screen is black when I run the game. I can hear the music in the background so the issue seems to be with the graphics. This is what I got from ...
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Half-Life 1 menus not appearing (Linux Version)

This is not the wine version of the game, it is through the linux version of steam. Whenever I load up the original Half-Life game I do not get any menus. I have tried using -soft as a Launch Option ...
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Enable hardware acceleration in WINE

I used WINE to install Bejeweled 3 from my game disk. When I start up, the resolution is set to a low 800x600. http://i.imgur.com/bDxfvng.png When I try to increase it I get the following message: ...
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Error installing needed libraries for Steam

So I installed Steam from the steampowered.com download. Now that Steam's installed, when I try to run it I get the following: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Unable to open shared libasound library, despite file existing

In attempting to revisit my childhood and play Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri again on Linux (something which I accomplished successfully a few years back), I've run into a stubborn error. The Loki port ...
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Poor Gaming Performance in ubuntu

I'm seeing a problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and later. When I boot into a video game like Half Life 2, I get massive lag (FPS drops) and my CPU runs at 100%. My system even lags for games like SuperTuxCart ...
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Puzzle Game QML GridView Animation Problems

I've been working on a puzzle game for Ubuntu Touch and I'm facing some issues with animations. The problem seems to occurs when GridView animations (add, move, remove...) play too fast. Something ...
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Wine Sound Issues (DirectX Games Only)

Title kind of says the issue. Whenever I run an application such as Mari0, which doesn't use DirectX, sound is perfectly fine, but when I run apps such as Runner 2 or LIMBO, which uses DirectX, the ...
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Why are there two sink input index generated by pulseaudio?

I'm planning to spawn a thread as I detect a new sink input index in pulseaudio. But when I run some application, I find out that a second sink index for same client is created. The system spawns a ...
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Can I make a game use FXAA using NVidia application profiles?

I would like to be able to run Team Fortress 2 with FXAA enabled, but the only way I know how is to turn on in NVidia settings "enhance application settings" which effects all games and apps using ...
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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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Xorg lag spikes during gameplay

With almost any game I play, be it Minecraft, TF2, World of Goo or windows games running in wine, I get horrible lag spikes (after a shot time playing) that happen about every 15-20 seconds and last ...
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Minecraft runs really weird in Ubuntu 12.10

When I have Vsync on my framerate is capped to 30 instead of 60. Also, when I go fullscreen the mouse seems to have really fast acceleration and the game looks really jumpy. I could run this on ...
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Mounting iso images to play on wine

I would very much like to be able to mount iso images on my file system while getting wine to detect them as if they were real cd/dvd images inside the cd/dvd drive. As of this day I haven't been able ...
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Why does my mouse go out of the window's border when playing my games?

I got a game called oopenlugaru and it can't go fullscreen, which is ok, but my mouse always misbehaves and goes out of the border. I know there's an easy solution to this. Can anyone refresh my mind ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Is there a VR virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?

I'm planning to get a HTC VIVE for watching movies in virtual reality, but the virtual desktop for steam is only for Windows. Is there any virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?
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Elsword on Ubuntu

Can anyone help me?I downloaded Elsword with Playonlinux it worked very fine until "Mailmime.dll is missing" error popped out.Is there any way to fix it?I tried downloading Mailmime.dll but it didn't ...
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Downsampling with Nvidia or in general

is it possible to Downsample Games? (in Windows its possible via Gedosato or the Graphics drivers) I would like to play games in 4k+ on Linux. My System: Ubuntu 16 and Nvidia 970 with latest drivers. ...
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VM Gaming via GPU Passthrough without a dedicated monitor?

I'm looking at building a computer that can virtualize two or more gaming machines at once. I'm hoping to be able to play two (or more) games at the same time, and I'm hoping to be able to display ...
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Can't use Chrome with wine running

I was running Binding of Isaac Rebirth through wine. When I went to Chrome, I tried to switch tab but nothing happened. When I closed the game and switched back to chrome, the tab had switched. I ...
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Ubuntu version for game

Maybe I could find a lot of questions like that, but I need some help. Recently I started using Ubuntu 15.10 , but when running games that consume few resources makes me very slow rendering of the ...
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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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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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What packages should I install in order to run Unity game?

As a contribution to the 34th Ludum Dare I developed a game on Windows 10 by using Unity 5 framework. I exported it for both 32b and 64b versions of Windows and a 64b version of OSX. All of them work ...
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AMD driver issues (Ubuntu 14.04 w/ KDE)

As I am a user that moved from windows, I really enjoy PC gaming. So, when I moved over to Ubuntu, I realized that it really, really sucks. I think the main problem here is the AMD drivers, but I'm ...
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How can I play the League of Legend in Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)?

I just learned to install League of Legends in Ubuntu, and there are several problems. First, the update takes a long time, which could be attributed to my net work. Anyway, it can be done after ...
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Error while launching FTL game

I'm trying to start the game FTL: Faster than light on steam and I keep getting this error : ExecCommandLine: "/home/fm0s/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam -foreground" Game update: AppID 212680 ...
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Age of Empires 3

How do electronic peasants like myself install Age of Empires 3 on ubuntu? I have tried the wine website and attempted to install through wine already, but got stuck. I am not a clued up person when ...
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Minecraft suddenly extremely slow

I recently re-installed the Minecraft client on my laptop. Before this, it worked fine without any issues whatsoever. Now, I can only get about 5 minute of gamer time before it lags so bad that I ...
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minecraft error (java 8). (game output)

So i have been experiencing this problem for a while and cannot figure it out on my own, so i thought it would be easier to ask other people: I need help getting the minecraft launcher to launch MC ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Weird Graphics/ Resolution For Games

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with an XCFE Desktop. The netbook has an Intel Atom with Integrated Graphics. When I try to play certain games, the screen goes haywire. The resolution becomes huge, only the ...
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Stop programs and games from opening by default on secondary monitor?

I have a two monitor setup, one DVI (secondary) and one HDMI (main). My main monitor is in front of me and runs in 1080p, while my secondary is to the left and only runs in 900p. A common problem I've ...
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Windows version of Steam not running in wine

I'm sorry if this is and easy fix, (I'm new to Ubuntu) but I've been trying to install the windows version of steam to play Windows only titles. The installation worked fine, but whenever I run the ...
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Can Anyone Help With This OpenGL Error?

Well After the headache of running Microsoft's Windows for a month, to play some games a fried recommended. I am in a blissful state now that I have returned to Linux :D. Just when I thought it ...
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Trying to run game Always Sometimes Monsters, unmet dependences

I have about 90 games on my system and they all run fine. Game Always Sometimes Monsters won't start. On Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit but I think I have the 32 bit libs (for Steam). Googling led me to ...
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Mount and Blade Warband completely crashes Ubuntu

M&B Warband occasionally crashes my entire computer and forces me to do a force restart this happens more often if I mod the game but even when I play vanilla it still happens. Computer Stats ...
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Rocket League won't run in Wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. As far as I know, I've satisfied all the needed dependencies to run Rocket League in Wine, but it doesn't seem to run. Here's my terminal output from opening Steam to ...
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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 ...