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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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New gaming/work desktop, should I install ububtu [on hold]

I know that you can find this kind of question a lot, but I am little confused. I just received a really nice hardware including gtx 1060, 16gb ram and 250 ssd intel I7.... My question now is if I ...
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Why my Ubuntu (in virtualbox machine) freezes after some time even with a gaming computer?

I have a gaming computer (with GTX, intel core i7, etc...) with windows 10 and i have ubuntu (desktop 18.04 LTS) installed in a virtualbox machine. I gave 5 GB ram (my computer has 16 GB) and 4 CPU (i ...
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Gaming error on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having trouble with gaming in my PC. Whenever I open any game via wine the OS completely changes to the game resolution showing me the desktop in high resolution. I can see the game loading at the ...
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8Bitdo SN30 Pro, does it work with linux

My 8Bitdo SN30 Pro is not being detected by my computer ether by bluetooth or usb connection. Is the controller not supported in Ubuntu or Linux?
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Diablo 2 installer in WINE hangs on EULA (EULA blank and cannot click on Agree)

I am trying to install Diablo 2 inside WINE on Ubuntu using the Downloader from battle.net It works fine at first but gets stuck on the EULA: The EULA window is blank and I cannot click on "Agree".
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I need help instaling and playing Batman Arkham Knight on Ubuntu 16/18

I am having difficulty installing Batman Arkham Knight on my Ubuntu 16/18. I my USB copy is of Ubuntu 16 but I am prompted to update the operating system to Ubuntu 18. I am using Play on Linux and ...
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Monster Hunter World on Ubuntu

Recently my friends have bought me monster hunter world game, sadly they forgot that I use Ubuntu. I tried running the game through proton but the result I got was Unable to Initialize directx11 ...
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Why does the music in the game “Oh, Deer!” work in 16.04 but not 18.04?

So, I got an indie game (Oh, Deer!) from Humble Store and while using Lubuntu 16.04, its music worked flawlessly. However, when I installed 18.04, game refused to launch unless I installed libmad0 ...
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Is There A Way To Fix These Graphical Bugs?

It's pretty self explanatory, but I'm having graphical issues with some of my games, where some things don't load properly. It's not just Windows games either, it's also native Linux games too, ...
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Problem when trying to play using WINE

Recently I tried to play a game with PlayOnLinux. I managed to install it and it opened but right after the logo of the game (something like an intro, you know) its just a black screen and then it ...
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Error on executing Steam Play game via command-line (Proton)

Recently Steam released Steam Play, which uses their fork of Wine hosted by Steam called Proton (GitHub) to allow us to play our complete games library under Linux. It creates wineprefixes for all of ...
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How do I get my wired Xbox One controller to work with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have tried using several methods but Ubuntu still won't detect my controller. Here are the commands I have tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:grumbel/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Civilization 6 on Ubuntu 18.04 missing libopenal.so.1

I'm trying to run Civilization 6 from steam. I get a message saying "an unrecoverable error has occured, and civilization 6 cannot continue". I'm looking through some solutions here, where I found ...
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Issues installing Ultima Online

I've been trying to install Ultima Online Classic for a few days now with no success. I'm new to Linux, so I'm not sure what is wrong. I have Wine installed and configured. Here are the details of ...
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Second Life In Ubuntu 18.04

I wanna play second life in my Xubuntu when I have installed without any problem but when I click on the icon doesn't appear anything... When I run it at terminal it shoots me a message that says it ...
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Not been able to use Shift + 6 on Wine

I've been having a problem running a game through wine (starcraft 2), when i need to add units to an existing control group i press shift + 6 in game,this doesn't seems to have any output at all, i've ...
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How to fix graphical issues with Steam games

Everytime I play a 3D game, it does this weird thing with the graphics, where not everything is loading all at once, and I am using Steam Play on Steam for some games, but it does it with a native ...
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How to run .exe file with wine in a specific drive_c directory [duplicate]

I am playing around with Steam's new SteamPlay/Proton feature. I have installed the game, and now I want to install a third-party localization package, which comes in a form of self unpacking .exe ...
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Showing installed Steam games in App List

In a previous Ubuntu installation, before I did a clean install, all the games that I installed from Steam appeared in my "App List", so I could quickly launch them from there. For some reason that ...
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Issues running a game in WINE

Everytime I try to run Sonic Adventure 2 I keep getting a program error and it stops trying to run it in Steam, and in San Andreas everytime I open up the game it works but the screen glitches out to ...
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How to use wired PDP Xbox One Controller on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a wired PDP xbox one controller, so I plugged it in to my laptop. It has led's inside that make the controller light up but the power light stays dark. I tried it on a windows 10 pc ...
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How to setup an xbox one controller on ubuntu [duplicate]

recently I bought an xbox one controller from best buy the box said for xbox one and windows 10 but so did every other xbox one controller there so I thought I would be able to use it on linux when I ...
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Kubuntu installer is not detecting SSD

The SSD has Windows 10 on it. I've left some unpartitioned space for Ubuntu to install on. HDD is detected. I'd like to dual boot for gaming on Windows. System is Dell Inspiron 7577 https://www.dell....
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Error on executing steam proton app via command-line

I'd like to launch a proton app installed via steam but without using steam. the point being I can make my own command-line launcher and pass parameters etc... since I'm entirely new to this I don't ...
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How do I get Proton on Steam to work?

I've heard about the new Steam Proton, but I have no idea how to get it to work. I'm obviously a newbie to Ubuntu and any help is appreciated! I followed the quick start on the Steam website and ...
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Need help on getting ping to run under wine on Ubuntu 16.04

I need help getting ping to work under wine on Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to run a Battlefield Bad Company 2 server for testing (I might be doing some development on a mod at some point) and I am ...
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League of legends Ubuntu Play on linux “Error in POL_System_wget”

i`m use ubuntu 16.4 I am getting the following error when running the installer for League of Legends in PlayOnLinux: Error in POL_System_wget POL_System_wget failed: Server issued an error response ...
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Games freeze after a while on Lubuntu

I recently installed Lubuntu, and decided to install a few games, but they freeze after 2-5 minutes of playing. But after exiting the console by pressing CTRL+ALT+Fn and then returning back pressing ...
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Recommendation for games that I can play with current system

So this is my current system on my laptop: I have Ubuntu 16.04 distribution, 32bit. desktop environment : Lubuntu 2x Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2840 @2.16GHz, RAM: 2GB. I have tried to download ...
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CS:GO does not run on 18.04

I launch Steam, select Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, click "Play", black screen appears for a few seconds, then it closes. That's it. I tried another Steam game and that seems to work fine. How ...
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Minecraft crashes on 18.04 & can't connect to servers

Just updated to ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and as usual, checked what is working and what is not. Tried to launch Minecraft with the easy Minecraft.jar - method, but it just didn't open anything. So I decided ...
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Steam games crash immediatelly after launch

$ uname -a Linux chernobyl 4.15.0-33-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 15 16:00:05 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS I've installed Steam (both from apt and steam website), ...
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Disable mouse acceleration on WINE/lutris

My sensitivity on overwatch with lutris is a lot higher than my windows machine, both use 6 sensitivity in game. I have set the dpi of my mouse to 400 and disabled mouse acceleration with gnome tweaks....
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I installed Secondlife on my Ubuntu 18.04, now it crashes

I have installed Second life Second_Life_5_0_9_329906_i686.tar.bz2 on my newly installed Ubuntu 18.04. I installed as it says here with Terminal and so on. Now it keeps crashing every time I have ...
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Warhammer 40,000 dawn of war soulstorm steam proton not launching

I am trying to play this game through steam play on ubuntu 18.04 but the game never launches. I have reinstalled nvidia driver 396 from repository and installed vulkan-utils.
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GTX1070 and low gaming performance

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (fresh installation not dual boot) and i switched to the proprietary Nvidia drivers (390.48). I also installed Lutris and downloaded league of legends to see how it ...
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Steam & Origin on Ubuntu? [closed]

Son wants an upgraded PC for gaming. I want him to learn some useful skills other than shooting people and arguing on a headset, so my compromise would be that he must use Ubuntu so he has to learn ...
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Which driver should I be using with an HD 7870?

I'm on Xubuntu 18.04 LTS and I've been struggling to get csgo to run smoothly. I tried it on the drivers that ship with the OS, as well as the updated Mesa stack and even the AMDGPU drivers. It ...
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Mouse misbehaving while running COD4 Mw on q4wine ubuntu 18.04

I installed Q4Wine in my ubuntu 18.04, and installed COD4-MW. Game starts and the mouse pointer starts moving randomly, can't control the mouse. Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance:)
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csgo_linux64 is not responding on Ubuntu 18.04

Everytime I launch csgo, the game keep crashing. sometimes I can get into the game but its like 1:30 attempt. I already have tried re-installing Ubuntu, re-installing steam & CSGO, run steam from ...
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Browser game issue on Firefox Kubuntu 18.04

When I play browser games they usually don't load at all like this or they load up and their icons look weird like this I have latest version of Firefox, all my drivers are updated and my Flash ...
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Why Heroes of the Storm gives me e_gfxErrorShaderCompileFailed ? (Ubuntu 18.04)

So I installed Lutris and picked the Battle.net "platinum" package. I can play but randomly I get a popup like this. Sometimes I can play an entire game, sometimes it's every 2 minutes. I installed ...
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Keyboard not working in games in Wine

I've installed GoG Heroes III Complete using Wine on Ubuntu 18.04 on an Acer Aspire TimelineX 5830TG laptop. When running the game, I see that some keyboard shortcuts won't work. For example, n to ...
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Pes13 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I try to install Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 on Ubuntu. I have a problem when I try to chose file to install. how to change the C:/program file(x86)? I want to install this game on linux no windows ...
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Is there a way to fix the “content servers unreachable” error when running Steam via Wine BESIDES editing the config file/changing download region?

I am attempting to run Steam through Wine and install games from my library, but I keep getting the "content servers unreachable" prompt. Background: I am trying to use Lutris for my runners rather ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - stop Software Update Center from interrupting nightly full-screen games?

As more computer games come out with Linux support, especially those distributed through Steam, some Ubuntu behaviors that were trivial before might become more annoying. For example, I was just on ...
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Wine Gaming Problems

Can someone please give me a step by step way in how to use wine I've checked a lot of you tube videos and their pretty old because i'm only seeing people using 32bit installation of it while there's ...
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Eve Online doesn´t work (with error message)

I did what is in this guidance: https://games4linux.de/wine-so-gehts-eve-online-sandbox-mmorpg-unter-linux-spielen/#comment-178829 But if i start the launcher there is an error message wich tells ...
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Hello I need help installing steins gate 0

I need help installing steins gate 0 on ubuntu 18.04. I am trying to run it with the lutris web installer but nothing happens. I tried using wine tricks to install xact dinput and d3d complier. But it ...
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Disabling Unity keybindings in-game

I've got a rather annoying problem - I've recently bought a new computer and for a change, started using Ubuntu 16.04. I use the computer both for working (programming, etc.) and for playing games. ...