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Downloading, unzipping and running Xonotic can be accomplished as follows: cd wget http://dl.xonotic.org/xonotic-0.8.1.zip unzip xonotic-0.8.1.zip cd ~/Xonotic ./xonotic-linux-glx.sh If this does not run particularly well (ran fine here) you can use: cd ~/Xonotic ./xonotic-linux-sdl.sh A few other choices in there including a Makefile that installs to /...


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(Automatically) mute sound of a specific application if its window is not in front I tested the script below on Rhythmbox, doing the job without a single error. Running the script below in the background will pause the targeted process if its window is not in front (within one second), muting sound if it comes with the application. Whenever the window ...


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I would suggest these following additional games for your low-spec computers: Warmux: A turn based artillery game Pingus: A Lemmings clone Pysolfc: 1,000 Solitaire card games (what other games would you need??!) Crack-Attack: A Tetris clone Xmoto: A 2d motocross platform game To install all of these with a single command try the following: sudo apt-get ...


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The script bellow relies on all native tools of Ubuntu, pactl and qdbus to determine active app, automatically mute and unmute as the app gains and focus from user. The app name is set in APP_ICON_NAME variable. You can use pactl list sink-inputs | grep icon_name to determine the value you need it to be set. In my case, i tested it with chromium-browser . ...


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First, open a terminal. (ctrl+alt+t) Next, cd into the directory containing the file. So for example, if your file was in the Downloads directory in a folder called "coolgame", you would run: cd Downloads/coolgame To confirm that you are in the right folder, run: ls -l And make sure you see it in the list. Next, you need to give it the executable bit,...


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Enigma Enigma is a fun puzzle game. It doesn't need a lot of power, but be sure to have computer with a good mouse installed. Enable the "Universe" Repository. And install it with sudo apt-get install enigma


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The new GNOME Games app is a frontend for many games. Unfortunately, it's not been packaged for Debian or Ubuntu yet.


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If the game is using the normal sound system from ubuntu, a.k.a. pulse audio, then you go into: system settings -> sound -> applications You should see your song playing application there, you can change the volume and even mute it.


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make sure your game partition mounted, if not, mount it. open steam,Settings -> Downloads -> Content Libraries click STEAM LIBRARY FOLDERS,ADD LIBRARY FOLDER, then chose your TF2 folder, and click ok. If you chose your folder correctly, you can see your game in library.In order to not set library path everytime, you can change your partition to mount on ...


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Open your terminal and cd into the directory you game is on, and then enter the following commands: cd ~/your/games/directory chmod u+x game.sh ./game.sh Also, you can open the game directory (Downloads perhaps) from file manager and Right Click -> Open in Terminal for your convenience.


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It is possible to use startx to start an xwindows server, then run the game. This may not provide a good experience as some services may not have been started. Choosing a lite-weight windows monitor such as is provide by the lubuntu or xubuntu installations may provide a better experience without a significant performance impact. Disabling widgets may ...


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The problem seems to be with the libpcre libraries in the version from Valve website, i fixed the problem by removing those libraries from the steam directory forcing steam to use the one installed on the system. rm ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpcre.so.3 rm ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/...



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