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Questions about games and gaming on Ubuntu. Most other gaming-related questions can be asked on the Gaming StackExchange site - http://gaming.stackexchange.com/

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Ubuntu does not use AMD graphic card in full performance

After many searches, I found a way to run apps using AMD GPU instead of integrated Intel GPU. I use this command: DRI_PRIME=1 APP_NAME Also I found that in Ubuntu 19.04, I can do this by right click ...
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Invisible mouse pointer in Java application window [migrated]

I have played Java based ("salem the game") game on windows 7 width Java 8 runtime enviroment and It works properly.I come home and here I have Debian 9.4.0 (Stretch) Java version: openjdk ...
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nethack with big tiles

I am trying to play nethack on Ubuntu. I really want a graphical representation of the game (rather than text), and would prefer to command via the keyboard (rather than mouse). My problem with ...
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Wine programs/games can't playback .OGG files

I have an issue with Wine on the latest Ubuntu version. Basically, wine programs/games don't seem to be able to playback ogg files. I tried with mutliple RPG Maker games, and all those that rely on ...
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Install Empire Earth on Ubuntu 18.04 and fix mouse lags

So I tried to install the game with wine, configured wine and install few dll components using winetricks, then when starting the game it says, runtime error due to microsoft C++ library. Below are ...
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I am unable to open a game which can run in ubuntu but is not running

Using Ubuntu 19.04. The problem is that i installed the game bombsquad on Ubuntu by using the following commands in terminal: sudo +x bombsquqad sudo a+x bombsquad sudo sudo apt-get install gcc-...
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How to run a game on a Intel Xeon dedicated server without a gpu

I'm a noob at this stuff (also I'm not very good at english), so I'll explain what I want to accomplish with my own words as simple as I can and I hope you understand. I've bought a steam game called ...
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Can't Locate a Wine Bottled Game Save File?

More in-depth about the packaged game. In the package contents, a .exe exists. If i boot this .exe with wine (not packaged) it creates a /save folder and a save file in the drive_c like it is supposed ...
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Why my GPU resources unused when running games?

My laptop is experiencing hard times running games, the frames are constantly freezes and twitches. I decided to have a look at my CPU and GPU memory usage, where I saw disappointingly stats, which ...
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Im having trouble installing battle.net through Lutris [closed]

Im trying to get battle.net installed and working on my Linux Mint PC, but its not working. I followed this DXVK installation guide, installed everything as directed and tried to install the launcher ...
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Issues with flash player on chrome [duplicate]

When I try to run anything that uses flash (games), it tells me to right click to run, when i right click and click run this plugin nothing happens, i am running 19.04 with the newest version of ...
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WINE Doesn't Find the Font from /home/user/.fonts?

There is this visual novel I keep trying to run. Everything else works but the actual text is shown as [][][][][], which signals that the font is missing. From the screenshot, I have recognized that ...
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Why do I have poor gaming performance in Ubuntu?

I've been a happy linux user for some time, keeping a dual boot of windows to run some video games. However, after purchasing a new computer and seeing numerous articles on the rapid progress of linux ...
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Problems connecting to Steam servers, cannot connect to CS:GO servers on ubuntu 18.04 64-bit

I'm having trouble connecting to Steam servers and CS:GO servers on ubuntu 18.04 64-bit. Other computers on my network can connect fine, so I assume the problem is with Ubuntu. Upon launching Steam, I ...
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How to enable a vibration in a PC gamepad in Xubuntu 18.10

I have a unknown gamepad for 3-4$ and I connected it to PC to test vibration but I don't know how.
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How to clear Windows/Wine's AppData on Ubuntu?

I am playing undertale and other games using wine to run them. How can I delete the equivalent of Wine's "AppData" to clear the data for these games. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 18.10 not adding gamepad device because it isn't a dualshock 4

I have an 8bitdo bluetooth controller, when I connect it to my pc (kubunut 18.10) it isn't added as a device though it does show in the bluetooth settings as connected gamepad. Here's the messages ...
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Unrecognized Joystick in Wine [closed]

EDIT: OFF-TOPIC. Click this link if you want to know whether this question has an answer or not. I'm currently using Lutris in order to launch Wine 4.6 in order to play Star Citizen on Linux, Distro ...
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Wine playing games fast only under fullscreen?

Recently, friends invited me to a spontaneous LAN party and I only had an Ubuntu laptop around. Among other games, we were playing Quake III which should work fine on my Thinkpad X270. Unfortunately, ...
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How can I make launchers for modern source ports of classic fps games? [duplicate]

One of the things that I like about Linux is its active community of retrogamers. I love to play Doom, Quake I, II and III, Blood, Duke Nukem and so on, in modern source ports like quakespasm, yamagi, ...
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How to type a section sign (§) into the Minecraft client

So in Minecraft, the section sign (§) can be useful to make colors in text and so on. However, I can't seem to type it. I've tried pasting the character in using Ctrl-V as well as middle mouse. I've ...
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High IO> on EVERYTHING when trying to load games

So I'm new to Ubuntu and whenever I try to load a game (so far it's happened with any Linux game that I've tried) it goes fine for a bit, then the computer starts freezing up and I can't do anything. ...
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Running GamingAnywhere from Shell scripting in ubuntu

I'm trying to run game on gamingAnywhere "Event-Driven Server" by shell scripting at startup. I tried lots of ways but not really working. 1. #!/bin/sh gnome-terminal --working-directory=/Path-to-...
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can't run androd games on oracle virtual machine

I started running android*86.iso in virtual machine.it going well and I can install all applcations from play store.But if i open game It doesn't responds it close autmatically.
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How to download steam games and install it on a computer offline?

I am looking for a way to download steam free to play games on one computer which is connected to the internet, but then how to move those files to another computer which is offline. (lan-ed)
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How can I install steam games to an external drives/mount points with Ubuntu 18.04? (solution found)

A possible solution has been given to this problem I am new to Ubuntu, and I am eager to completely delete Windows from my PC. But I have a problem. I have installed Steam on my PC running Ubuntu ...
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Steam - Game crushes instantly (Mega Man Legacy Collection 2)

Problem: I try to run Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 on Steam (via Steam Play; Proton 4.2-2). Immediately after starting, the game crashes down. Disabling the in-game Steam Overlay in the game ...
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Where are game saves stored in Ubuntu?

I just installed Ubuntu and I am getting used to it, On Windows everything was stored in Documents folder for me, so I just copied that entire folder, but now I noticed that the new game saves are not ...
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Error while installing Age of Empire 2 HD edition- PlayOnLinux

i get this when i try to install Age of Empire II HD edition with PlayOnLinux app im using Ubuntu 18.04.02 LTS Bionic
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wine error:Autodumper failed to send dumpfile. No connection availeble something went wrong when dumping, dump server is not running?

so i copied assassins creed 2 game files from windows and game is running just fine with wine but after some time(like 2-3 mins) the game screen closes it self and in my terminal an error appears that ...
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XCOM2 on Kubuntu

I am playing XCOM2 on Kubuntu using Steam. Games works great, except at launch : sometimes, game will launch with no image. I can hear logos, then menu music, but no image and no way to alt-tab to the ...
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How to make your mouse detectable in Oracle VM?

I have a new corsair gaming mouse,but i can't get the software on linux so i decided to use a vm.I have it all setup but the iCUE software can't detect my mouse.Is it possible to make it so that it ...
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Error when installing Assassin's Creed 2

Have you guys ever installed Assassin's Creed 2 on Ubuntu, currently I am trying to install Assassins Creed 2 with a setup.exe in my Ubuntu 18.04, but I am getting this error: "program error: the ...
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Problems with Steam on Acer Chromebook

So im relatively new to this whole linux thing. Honestly, I've no idea what it's all about, other than that I can play steam games on my chromebook. Which sounded great to me. For reference, I'm using ...
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Difference between lutris, winetricks, and playonlinux?

I understand they all use WINE, and I have a slight understanding of what WINE does. But I don't really understand the difference between the mentioned softwares, and why or when to use one over the ...
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winetricks quartz regsvr32 status 5

So I`m trying to install directx 9 for my game, but when i try to install it it gives me this: ~$ sh winetricks directx9 ------------------------------------------------------ You are using a 64-bit ...
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I'm trying to install game with wine but when i try to open launcher it gives an error

I tried i386 structure, Windows compatibility 7+ and many more but it gives an error when opened. And also i can't run this command: sudo apt-add-repository 'deb http://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/...
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Poor Gaming-Performance Intel HD 5500

just realized that gaming performance on my Lenovo X1 (3rd Gen) is far worse under Ubuntu than on Windows 10. For example: Counter Strike Global Offensive (low graphic settings at a resolution of ...
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0 A.D(game) doesn't work after I updated to linux 18.04 LTS? [closed]

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04(Bionic Beaver). Everything was fine until I ran 0 a.d that I had installed on Ubuntu 16.04. The application is version Alpha 23 Ken Wood. That is ...
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NVIDIA Driver Installation Issue (Not able to Install latest version) GTX 1060 Zotac

So, whenever i tried to install NVIDIA driver through software and updates application, I used to get blank screen while booting through normal mode. latest driver for NVIDIA is 418 so far, but in ...
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PlayOnLinux throws wine error when trying to install League of Legends

When trying to install League of Legends using PlayOnLinux, I receive the above error. I have wine already installed, so I don't understand why it doesn't recognize wine. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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After random update in Ubuntu 18.10 steam game started to lag, if I minimize game I get gap at top of screen where I can see desktop

After random update in Ubuntu 18.10 steam game (left 4 dead 2) started to lag if I minimize the game, I get a gap at top of the screen where I can see a desktop. here is The Picture
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Unable to run files on secondary hard drives

I'm newish to ubuntu and am having trouble running video, audio, games, etc that are located on secondary hard drives (i.e. not root - where Ubuntu 18.04 Lts is installed). The drives and files are ...
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Getting a PS3 / Windows USB controller to work on Ubuntu

I recently purchased a PS3/Windows controller that plugs in via USB, but no LEDS light up and xboxdrv does not detect it neither does jstest/jstest-gtk. How do I get it working? Ubuntu 18.04 Tried ...
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Send Keystrokes to inactive window

Hello and thanks for reading Running on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I'm trying to find a method of sending key strokes to multiple Windows or Windows that are not active, meaning they are in the background and ...
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Xcom enemy within video game lags

I played steam version xcom enemy within video game on windows 10 with highest settings. And it worked perfectly. I moved from windows to Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, and installed the same xcom game from ...
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CSGO is almost unplayable on my pc

I have recently switched to Ubuntu 18.04 from Windows 10 so I know only the most basic things of it. Yesterday I installed CSGO via steam but it is almost unplayable on my pc. I do not have a ...
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how to uninstall steam from my ubuntu [duplicate]

How can I uninstall steam from my ubuntu? I've tried the terminal step of sudo apt-get remove steam, but it tells me that it doesn't exist, and it does exist, I can see it, please help
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Unity Web Player issues for Ubuntu 18.04? Alternitives to Pipelight?

I am new to linux, this is my first time using it so perhaps (hopefully) I am having an operator error, but here's my issue: I am trying to download a windows applicable game, so I downloaded the ...
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How do I solve the problem of inverted colors in OBS studio?

I tried to make a recording for gameplay of youtube and twitch but via obs but I found something very inconvenient. The colors are all inverted ... (or fading, I have no idea) I would like a help from ...