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Use joypad instead of mouse for aiming in Xonotic

Is it possible to use joypad instead of mouse in Xonotic? According to this setting it looks that not. I need especially the keys for aiming, which I can't find under key bindings.
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how Ubuntu control fan

I have problem with my Asus fx504 and Ubuntu 19.10. I had installed lm-sensors and use sensors-detect but when I use sensors my fan speed is 0 or -1: asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: -...
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How to install Facebook Gameroom on WINE?

Facebook Gameroom is a Windows app for games that can be downloaded from: https://www.facebook.com/gameroom/download/ I have tried to install it with Ubuntu 18.04 default Wine (1.6) and also with ...
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Does Steam Controller work on Ubuntu 19.04?

I would like to update my current setup to a gaming rig and continue to use Ubuntu. Is Ubuntu 19.x compatible with the Steam Controller?
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Do Ubuntu support Tencent Game Buddy a.k.a. Gameloop?

I am unable to find PUBG mobile emulator for Ubuntu. How do I install Tencent Game Buddy a.k.a Gameloop on Ubuntu?
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Klondike solitaire [on hold]

I often play this and when I get to having all the cards up and showing, i.e., game over, I may start over. In most solitaires, when you win, there is something that happens to show you won. I this ...
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Logitech F310 gamepad's setup ignored by games

I have setup logitech F310 gamepad according to this site. It looks OK, when I run jstest-gtk, but when I run the game Xonotic the gamepad is ignored. I tried: export SDL_JOYSTICK_DEVICE=/dev/input/...
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SuperTuxKart 0.9.3-2 has no online multiplayer?

SuperTuxKart on disco dingo has no local multiplayer or local networking options ? I would love to play online.
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League of Legends “bad” graphics and bugsplat problem

I installed League of Legends using Lutris application. The distro I am using is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I can use client without a problem. However, when I try to play the game the screen becomes like that....
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Flash Games in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu OS. And I want to play flash games. How do I play flash games in Ubuntu? NOTE: This post was translated using Google Translate from Turkish. The original post can be found in the ...
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Is there a program for controlling your audio volume with keys?

I am looking for a way to adjust my audio in different applications while playing games. For example, I play a lot of Rainbow six sieges and I would like to be able to control how loud my friends are ...
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Driver for Intel HD installed, but still games complain 3D is not supported

I'm trying to run several Blizzard games, but they all complain with my graphics driver. Here is some info: $ > glxinfo name of display: :0.0 display: :0 screen: 0 direct rendering: Yes server ...
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trying to run a python game with source code in terminal, unbuntu 18.04

not to get to complicated but I just wanted to run a simple tic tac toe program but couldn't find one that worked so i gravitated towards this after a duckduckgo search for python games, have no idea ...
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vcr2015 won't install

When I try to run vcr2015 (x86 version) I get this error: elijah$ wine ./vc_redist.x86.exe fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation (nil) 1 (nil) 0 fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation (nil) 1 (nil) 0 fixme:ntdll:...
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Gamecube Controller has right trigger always held down but only on linux

The only controller I have that works on my pc is my official gamecube controller using an unofficial third-party adapter. The controller itself works perfect in Windows and on my Switch and Wii. But, ...
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How to lock mouse cursor to the middle of the screen? (18.04)

So, I'm quiet new to ubuntu/linux and not quite good at the coding part but basically what I want to do is to write a code that keeps the cursor in the middle of the screen, but still movable. (Just ...
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steam or steam-installer?

I want to install steam to play games on my machine, sudo apt search steam gives me: ... steam/bionic 1:1.0.0.54+repack-5ubuntu1 i386 Valve's Steam digital software delivery system steam-devices/...
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How do I install “wine-staging” on Ubuntu 18.04?

Ok, so I'm about to install some games on my computer. PlayOnLinux asks me for "wine-staging", which seems not to be a package... How the hell can I get it?
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Gameserver does not connect to Steam after DDoS

I am hosting a gameserver on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have noticed that when I used to host the same server on Windows, the gameserver would automatically connect to Steam after a small DDoS. But on Ubuntu,...
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How can I play PS1 (Play Station) games in Gnome Games?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and Gnome Games 3.32.0. Gnome Games isn't running most of the PS1 games I download. It's able to run only two games (Dino Crises and Mega Man 7). The other ones, when I open ...
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Warcraft 3 on Ubuntu 19.04, graphics not working

I installed Warcraft 3 on Ubuntu 19.04 using this answer (except right before installing Warcraft, I had to redo the changes in winecfg, since they had reverted for some reason). When I try to run the ...
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Football Manager game fails on Ubuntu 18.04 with wine

Football Manager 18 fails on Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed wine and also downloaded the game, but it didn't start when launched.
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LAN connectivity issue between Linux machines

My friend and I have a networking problem that we have not been able to solve for over a month now. We are still fairly new to Linux and do not really understand networking either. Our problem is this:...
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How to install Garena for Ubuntu 19.04? [duplicate]

I'm from Viet Nam. I tryed to play LoL on other server like NA, but it's so laggy. So if I want to play LoL good I have to install Garena. You guys have any idiea about this? Or what can I do to ...
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Gnome Scheme manual please, for aisleriot

There are many card games in the aisleriot package. However, one is missing : crescent solitaire. You can play it online, for free, but it has annoying features such as a timeout. And advertisement if ...
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How Can I Get My XBox 360 Controller With Wireless Adapter to Work on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have an XBox 360 Controller that I got with my PC that came with Windows on it. It came with a receiver that says "Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows". It works fine on Windows 10, ...
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How to fix this keyboard bug in Minecraft?

After a while of not playing Minecraft I reinstalled it on my Ubuntu machine. I created my creative world and everything seemed to be fine. However, when the world loaded in, I couldn't move at all. I ...
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Combinations of keys in Minecraft do not work reliably

When pressing Ctrl + W to sprint in Minecraft repeatedly within a timeframe of ~5 seconds, the game might sometimes fail to register one of the sprints. This does not happen on Windows 10. I've ...
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An error occurred starting StarCraft II. Please try again. (18.04)

In January 2019 I switched to Ubuntu 18.04. To my great relief I was able to easily install StarCraft II through Wine. That was the end of the story until now, when I got a new computer, but this time ...
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Can Minetest for Ubuntu 19.10 be installed on Ubuntu 18.04?

I downloaded a game, Minetest, a while ago, that started on Ubuntu 16.04. New updates have been created, but the latest Minetest 5.0.0 update is said to work on Ubuntu 19.10. I really enjoy playing ...
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Minimizing game is offset on return to fullscreen

I was surprised at how well my favorite game Half-Life 2 Deathmatch ran on Ubuntu. The only problem is after minimizing it, and re-maximizing it, it was offset to the right by about the width of the ...
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Gnome Sudoku doesn't have the features described on the site

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.2. I have the latest version of gnome-sudoku and it works fine. Except the game as I see it doesn't match the description on https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-sudoku/stable/. ...
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Steam Game, 19.04, AMD, HDMI Screen goes beserk - fixed myself

The problem was F1 2017, downloaded and played through the steam client on a Ryzen 2500U Vega Mobile 8 Envy . Played on the laptop's main display ok, but as resolution was set as less than the HDMI TV ...
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Context3D not available! Possible reasons: wrong wmode or missing device support

I'm trying to play a game on 360Game but I am getting the following error: Context3D not available! Possible reasons: wrong wmode or missing device support. What could be the issue? How can I fix ...
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Repeat/Sticky keys won't turn off for games

I am a Linux newbie, this is my first install and attempt at Linux. I am using Ubuntu 18.04lts. I am having an issue with what seems like repeat and sticky keys while trying to play games. When ...
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My ubuntu 18.04.2 lts is not picking up game disks

I want to install a game cd on Ubuntu, but Ubuntu does not pick it up. I can however pick up normal DVD's and so on. But not game cd. Do I need to install drivers or what must I do?
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Script to service

I'm a total Linux beginner and just started playing around with Ubuntu Server without GUI this week, and encountered a little problem. I have a script that starts game server ServerStart.sh that was ...
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Splitgate on ubuntu 18.04.2?

I've recently installed Splitgate, a game from Steam, and if I try to play it, after it says "Loging in...", it just freezes in a black screen. Any ideas? I'm using Proton 4.2.9 (newest version) and I ...
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Gaming on Ubutnu

I have a Lenovo X250 with 8GB of RAM with kubuntu installed on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) and intel i5 5th gen.How do I download and play pubg mobile with that windows emulator on my laptop?? ...
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Ubuntusteam SDL launch commands [18.04][dualscreen]

I am trying to launch a borderless fullscreen window on a specific monitor in steam. The game(EU4) I am trying to launch opens in the wrong window when launching in borderless fullscreen. However, it ...
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Path of Exile not starting from Steam

So I installed Path of Exile from Steam but when I try to launch the game it stops instantly. I googled it and now I can get an error log: ====================== Proton: 1560173409 proton-4.2-7 ...
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Trying to figure out the step between installing Wine and getting Sims 3 to play

My tech friend did me a solid and gave me a copy of Ubuntu to load onto my new drive since I can't currently afford a Windows OS. It's great, fairly user-friendly for anyone who has done bare-minimum ...
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How to make the Asus USB-AC55R to work with Ubuntu 18.04 or Ubuntu 19.04

My motherboard is a Gigabyte ga-970a-dsp. I don't have access to any ethernet ports so I will have to use wifi. I have a separate Windows 10 computer that I can use to help with stuff such as ...
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I am trying to install “Street Fighter IV Arcade edition” through PlayOnLinux, but getting log error

I am trying to install "Street Fighter IV Arcade edition" through PlayOnLinux, but getting the following log error : 06/08/19 15:42:57 - [POL_System_CheckFS] Message: Checking filesystem for ...
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Terraria (launched with Steam) runs slowly under Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, on decent hardware

Whenever I play Terraria through Steam on my laptop (T480 with MX150), Terraria slows down alot, even though Steam Overlay still reports a solid 60fps on any graphics settings, although the game's ...
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Error in main while starting Guild Wars 2

When I try to execute Guild Wars 2 from Play on Linux, I get an error message saying: "Error in main Guild Wars 2 bloqueou." (bloqueou = crashed/blocked) Does anyone know what's up? This is what ...
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Driver support and general knowledge needed

Am a new user to Linux as the only distri I tried was mint and I had a realll] hard time on it when it comes to drivers From Google search it says that with Ubuntu I don't have to use terminal ...
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I'm experiencing heating issues while using ubuntu 18.04 on a brand new Laptop when playing 2D games

When i star playing a 2D game that don't require a good gpu card ( Wizzard of Legend ), the fan of my Laptop ( Dell G5 ) start running like it's burning inside. I experience that only when i start ...
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Installing SDL game in Ubuntu

I'm trying to install 2Pong on Ubuntu for doing an experiment but I cannot figure out how to get it running. I installed all the requirements and followed the instructions in the README file but after ...
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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 ...