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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I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04.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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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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Pogo.com games won't work, says outdated java

I am trying to get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to run games on pogo.com First none of the games on pogo would work because of outdated flash. Then I learned of google chrome with pep flash and ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
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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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Torchlight Black Screen and doesn't show up

When I open it in full screen I get a black screen that covers whole screen,in windowed mode middle of screen.Here is a video: https://copy.com/fvrGw7QIJ8Z0 Terminal Output: ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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I want to split sound

I would like to split sound between skype and games/music/system. I want skype to use headphones plugged in, and system to use speakers. Is that possible? Microphone - mic in PINK Headphones - audio ...
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Archive Manager Error

I'm trying to use Game Boy emulators on my laptop, but every time I try opening up the Game Boy emulator, this thing called Archive Manager keeps telling me "An error occurred while trying to load the ...
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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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Gaming on Ubutnu 14.04

A few days ago I got DayZ Standalone... not knowing its hard to get it installed on Linux... So here I am asking how to install and play DayZ standalone on Ubuntu 14.04. PC specs: OS: Linux: Ubuntu ...
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How to play games on Nvidia Card in Ununtu 14.04

I want to play only games on Nvidia Graphics Card and render my desktop with Intel Grphics Card. How do I add application profiles to Nvidia X server settings.
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How do I install Foldit.tar.gz (specifically)?

NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE QUESTION. It is specific to Foldit.tar.gz and installing this game is done uniquely. There is an askubuntu page answering the question, "How do I install a .tar.gz (or ...
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Eve-Online and wine 1.7, Alt+Tab issue [Help]

I have issues with running eve on ubuntu. When I execute the following code in a terminal I get issues. wine eve.exe The launcher starts and I login. As soon as I click on play, a new wine window ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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Half-Life 2 sound problems

I downloaded half-life 2 on the Linux steam and when I start it, everything works, but the sound. Can you guys help me?
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Bad OpenGL performance when running the game windowed

I'm playing Dust Racing 2D (https://sourceforge.net/projects/dustrac/) on Ubuntu 13.10. The problem is that the performance is bad when running the game in a window. The fullscreen mode is perfectly ...
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Minecraft Framerate Drop after 5 minutes

I installed 13.10 last night on a Dell Precision M6500 and I was amazed that I could get ~50 FPS, but then after about 5 minutes, it took a sudden drop to about 2 FPS. This happens every time and ...
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Is there a native Ubuntu version of Mario Forever?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I also have wine. I was hoping that there was some version of Mario Forever that does not require wine. Is there any such version, and if yes, does anyone have a link or ...
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Games stutter on windowed/dual monitor

I've noticed a problem with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, where games will stutter when I run them windowed and with my second monitor on. Let me elaborate. I have one game running natively, ...
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Installing nvidia drivers on acer aspire v5-573g

I am new to linux in general ( ive just tried it years ago) and as I've seen it for first time - i loved it! The best OS for me but there was a little problem - I am a gamer since i remember myself. ...
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Gaming from windows to Ubuntu

I have thought of building a second PC for running Windows at the same time as Ubuntu for may gaming, I have upgraded parts on my current PC and have the GPU and RAM and the HDD, SDD for the OS, and ...
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Terminal shows “Couldn't open audio: Couldn't open audio device or ESD connection” after launching a game and there is no sound in the game

So I tried installing a Heroes of Might and Magic 3 linux loki game version into Ubuntu 13.10 and everything is fine but I don't have sound. When I try to launch a game through a terminal it throws ...
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WINE & Nvidia resolution

I am having issues running games on Wine. In Ubuntu my native resolution is 1600x900 and I have the Nvidia 3.19 drivers, yet when games load under Wine (version 1.7) they default to 1028x768 ...
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Problem with virtual desktop in wine

I got an issue with the virtual desktop for my wine installation. When is set the resolution for it window size for the width never becomes bigger than 800 px. The actual size of the desktop seems to ...
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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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Installing Call of duty:Modern Warfare 2 on wine 1.6

i am using ubuntu 13.10, and wine 1.6 i was installing MW2 setup.exe, its showing me this message "Runtime Error (at-1:0): Cannot Import dll:c\users\abhinav\temp\is-I0KMO.tmp\isskin.dll." Please ...
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Metro: Last Light on linux, multimonitor stuck to left monitor

so it seems to be running good, fast, stable but as I run a multi-monitor system, how do I... Ubuntu 13.10, Radeon 7970, flgrx-updates(propietary) drivers A: run in eyefinity mode? or B: Run the ...
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I have a problem with running the application from Steam (Dont Starve)

Graphics - Ati Radeon 6400m CPU - Core i5 Translation with Google: When I start a game its window opens and closes immediately with no errors or warnings. I tried to switch to the closed drivers ...
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Game doesn't work on full screen because of unity and menu panel

I have a little problem with a game. I install it, i did open it, works on full screen resolution, but i dont know why unity panel and menu panel are still there (i can see them) when game its open. ...
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How do i install Garena Messenger and League of Legends in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have been trying time and time again but they have to be installed separately so they do not work. Additionally, I cannot get it to patch so I can't start the PVP.net client. I have been trying to ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Crash

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, on which I have played Sims 3 on and off for quite some time. I started playing again and now it goes black then comes back saying my Intel Graphics Driver crashed and ...
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Minecraft menu's and sky are transparent

Ive successfully downloaded minecraft on ubuntu but for some reason, when I open menu's that would be transparent and show something in-game on the other side it shows my desktop faintly instead. Also ...
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I try start up Artemis

I try start up Artemis but I got this respons: Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code (0x0041c356). Register dump: CS:0073 SS:007b DS:007b ES:007b FS:0033 GS:003b ...
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Could there be a graphics card in an ubuntu touch dock

So, once I get an ubuntu touch phone that can dock into a kb-mouse-display, I won't need a desktop anymore. Except for playing games. I don't expect the phone to be able to render millions of ...
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Text is too small in Counter-Strike:Source (steam)

The text in CS:S is far too small, it looks like its using the wrong font or something. Is there a way to fix this?
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League of Legends flickering minimap

I’ve recently installed League of Legends using PlayOnLinux and have been patching up it’s performance. I still have one major issue which is that the fog of war on my minimap flickers constantly ...
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How to install and run Postal 2 on 13.04

I'm new to linux. I have postal 2 but I don't know how to install it. What file do I need to start?
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Intel Graphics 4500HD- X3 Game (Linux) on Ubuntu 13.04

Yesterday I tried to install X3: Reunion (Linux Distribution) on Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit. My laptop uses the Intel Graphics 4500HD. Ubuntu's driver alternative- installed: Intel® Ironlake Mobile ...
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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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Quadrapassel on ubuntu 11.10

Quadrapassel does not work properly on any version after 11.10, it just got upgraded to gnome games. Is it possible to install 11.10 quadrapassel on newer versions?