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Xorg - laptop - very poor gaming performance, broken external display connectivity

Firstly, I appologise if this has been answered already (I could not find anything on this topic) or if it is something simple, I am not very adept at Linux. I need help - I am using a laptop with an ...
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CPU not using all threads

CPU monitor Terminal For some reason my cpu is only using 2 threads when starting a game/process. rest of the threads just stays unused, The cores and threads are all enabled. I configured my power ...
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Can`t get libdl.so

After installing MangoHud and GOverlay everything works fine for Vulkan but I get the "Can't get libdl.so" when trying "mangohud glxgears" New to Linux so I'm trying Ubuntu on a VM ...
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How can I install Gamescope on Ubuntu 23.10

I want to install the lastest version of gamescope on Ubuntu 23.10 but all the PPAs do not seem to support it.
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Steam downloads more and more shader caches at every restart

I have been using ubuntu steam for a while now. I have pretty big games installed, and so i have activated the shaders pre-caching. However, at every single start of steam, it will: -Dowload brand new ...
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Lutris stopped launching games after Mesa Update

I've been using lutris to play games through wine for about a month now, and it worked really good. No problem whatsoever, until yesterday. After a big graphic drivers update, the games stopped ...
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Hogwarts Legacy on steam doesn't work

I have Ubuntu 22.04 and wanted to open a game on Steam but it immediately crashed so I looked at the whole thing with journalctl and discovered these errors: Feb 01 17:20:49 GamingPCderPIs kernel: ...
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tried to launch skyrim on steam using proton

Proton: Upgrading prefix from None to 8.0-104 (/media/kj7/BE3E36BB3E366D11/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/489830/) Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/kj7/.steam/debian-...
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Hardware accelerated gpu scheduling in Linux(Ubuntu)

In Windows 10, HAGS is easy to find and turn on. With hardware accelerated gpu scheduling disabled, I have more than 40 percent fps boost in my favorite game Sniper Elite 5. I'm writing to you because ...
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Certain Steam games not launching (Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS)

I recently built a new PC and installed Ubuntu 22.04.03, currently running Nvidia 525 as the video driver. Some games such as Darkest Dungeon and Space Haven work flawlessly, while others such as ...
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Incorrect launch ETS 2 on Ubuntu 23.10

I'm trying to launch ETS 2, but for some reason, the game doesn't launch as I expected. I tried to launch the game with the settings -fullscreen, and -windows_pos, as well as launch the game using ...
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Lethal Company modded (r2modman)

I want to play Lethal Company from Steam modded with r2modman, but when I start the game from r2modman, I get this error message. You are missing the following libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL....
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Buffalo NAS LS220D on Ubuntu 23.10

I bought new the Buffalo NAS LS220D for about $200 recently, 2TB on two drives, for viewing across two Ubuntu PCs just for fun .mp4 video capture recorded off my gaming PC by OBS. DayZ, space games, ...
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Why does official PS3 bluetooth controller no longer work and pin code suddenly required?

I have an official PS3 Dual Shock 3 controller which I connected to Ubuntu 22.04 via Bluetooth using very simple steps, open Bluetooth settings, connect controller with cable, allow / trust controller,...
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EverSpace 2 crash due to OOM

I am a relatively new user and I am trying to troubleshoot my Everspace install. After about 30 minutes of play, Everspace crashes. My dmesg log reads as follows: [ 1192.925982] [ 4766] 1000 ...
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Wine does almost nothing when starting a game

I am using Lutris with Wine Version: wine-ge-8-25-x86_64(default). If I press on "play" in Lutris it does nothing (instantly goes back to play without any error) and if I run wine then the ...
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How can I run my gaming mouse firmware on Ubuntu?

I have a steel series gaming mouse with some extra buttons on the side. When I was using windows, I could use the steel series firmware to customize the behavior of the buttons. One feature in ...
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Not able to login for Epic game Launcher through Google account

I have Ubuntu LTS 22.04.3 version. I am trying to login for Epic game launcher application, but the default browser is not getting launched when i select any login option like Google, Facebook or any ...
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Cannot run steam on Ubuntu 22.04

So my problem is that when I restart my computer, steam firstly can be runned. But after some time(about 1 minute or so) it lags and just doesn't do anything at all. Shutting down doesn't help due to ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 "Full Screen" Game displays blank horizontal bar and effect of ALT+TAB

This seems to be a regression under Ubuntu 23.10 at first glance. Environment On a vanilla Ubuntu 23.10 setup, when I start Civilization V under Steam, overlay is off, in full screen mode when the the ...
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Dual booting windows and ubuntu - games

I have a specific question regarding gaming while dual booting windows 10 and ubuntu. I want to have both operating systems on seperate drives but I'm not really sure how this will impact the games ...
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Scrollwheel ratched-mode question

I don't know how to describe my question in short, but bear with me. I got a G502 Lightspeed Mouse, and ubuntu 22.04. No general problems, but i noticed that when my scrollwheel is not in free spin ...
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WINE: Age of Empires II black screen problem

I installed Age of Empires II HD edition through PlayOnLinux and game launches fine, as seen on the picture below, however when I try to play a game there is a black screen instead of the game (Map, ...
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Steam controller not detected by steam

I am having trouble getting Steam to detect my Steam Controller. I can use the right pad to control the mouse and R to click in Ubuntu. In game I can press some buttons but they are not all set up ...
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Installing WIneHQ on Ubuntu 22.04, how to escape this dependency hell?

I am trying to install WineHQ on Ubuntu 22.04.1. I followed instructions from winehq.org, but when I try to run: sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable The following packages have unmet ...
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VSync disabled in games after an upgrade to 23.10

i just updated to mantic minotaur and after the installation of required drivers (nvidia-driver-535) i launched a game, with enabled vertical synchronization, and i quickly noticed that vsync wasn't ...
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Can you play Roblox on Ubuntu 23.10?

Can we play Roblox on the new version of Ubuntu 23.10?
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Xbox Emulator for Linux?

new user here. I would like to know if there is a good Xbox emulator for Ubuntu 22.04? I really just wanted to play Dino Crisis 3. Sadly, it's an Xbox-exclusive game and my Xbox console has long been ...
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How to solve "Failed to initialize graphics" when launching a game from Steam?

I get this message when I run a gaming title with GE-PROTON8-15: Failed to initialize graphics. Make sure you have DirectX 11 installed, have up to date drivers for your graphics card and have not ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 War Thunder Crashes After Startup

Sorry for posting this here but I couldn't get much help in the War Thunder forums. After launching the game and loading into the hangar (rendered main menu) it stays fine for a while but crashes ...
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Can I have Linux on the same SSD as my Windows Games (dual boot)?

I tried looking for a lot of similar questions but I really didn't get the answer I wanted, so that's why I'm asking here. I have a Legion laptop for both college and gaming, and on my disk C: i have ...
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GOG game install "Exit with return code 31488"

I've just updated from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20 then 22.04, and I'm trying to reinstall a game I had on 18.04 (specifically Heroes3) via Lutris, but it keeps crashing with the following error "Exit ...
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Ubuntu graphic card issue: game stuck on loading screen - is there something comparable to this windows solution?

I am playing the game Medieval 2 . The game is stuck on loading screen so there is a comparable solution to this solution for windows: OK, so my initial hunch was actually correct, this problem is ...
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Auromatically Launching Firefox To Run An HTML File

My son has developed a game in HTML that he wants to put on Steam. For Windows he has a batch file to open the browser, then run the HTML to launch the game. He wants to do the same for Linux, but he'...
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(Ubuntu 23.04) Various Steam games shut down immediately on launch

I'm very new to Linux in general, and have been trying to troubleshoot issues running some of the games and programs I liked using while in Windows in order to learn more about it. I was struggling ...
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Wine can't load UnityPlayer.dll in the same directory

So I have Ubuntu 22.04 and wine 8.0.2. I have a 64-bit wineprefix, because otherwise the program error differently. (However, I can try reverting back to 32-bit again). I have Visual C++ 2003 and 2013 ...
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Unity application non-interactive after unfocusing

Whether windowed, borderless or in fullscreen, after changing focus from a non-steam unity game to another application (or just the desktop), the game becomes non-interactive. Nothing can be clicked ...
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How to solve "Failed to connect with local Steam Client process"?

I installed Ubuntu 23.04 for the first time. I want to start gaming on linux and the first game that I want to try is CS GO. I enabled proton experimental, steam is up to date and installed latest ...
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CS GO not launch

Hi i have the next problem: when i try to enter in CS-Go the game is not launching and in the terminal i have the next error chdir "/media/*/69B95971153C7E09/steamapps/common/Counter-Strike ...
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Steam cannot "explicitly" access files from ANY partition on Ubuntu

there used to be an issue where I'd have to unmount and remount a drive multiple times in addition to rebooting my Ubuntu system numerous times too, just to have a chance of fixing Steam not being ...
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Wine keeps showing error messages after updating Ubuntu. How to fix?

I have been having severe issues with wine on my computer and am wondering if this forum can help. Whenever I try to open a game on Wine, a window with the game icon and an exclamation mark in a red ...
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Use an Aux line in port as a video in?

I have got a (three band) composite to aux cable, and I was wondering if I could use it to grab composite output from something like a PS2 and use my Ubuntu computer as a display for it (with audio)? ...
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Rebuilding Old Gaming Computer, System Cloning ?'s

Basically building a new gaming desktop and want to clone my current system setup. Re-using: disk drive (current and future media disk); New: SSD for OS and applications, processor, graphics card,...
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Does anyone know how to get Call of Duty multiplayer working on Ubuntu?

I've tried Lutris and WINE but I still can't get the game to work. My plan is to get away from Windows and be fully on Linux when is comes to gaming. How can I get it working on Ubuntu?
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Does Magic The Gathering work on ubuntu 23.04

Does someone knows if Magic the Gathering works on Ubuntu 23.04?
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AMD freeze when playing: amdgpu ERROR Failed to initialize parser

I randomly get freezes when playing Valheim on Ubuntu 22.04. journalctl says: Aug 02 22:49:38 myworkstation systemd[1]: Starting Download data for packages that failed at package install time... Aug ...
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Not able to install Ubuntu or any other Linux distros on my laptop

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad gaming laptop with RYZEN 5 and nvidia 1650 , but whenever I tried to install to install any Linux distro like Ubuntu , fedora it is not installing just showing 1.090313] ...
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Skyrim Special Edition Character's voices not working

So I am a total noob when it comes to Linux. I finally made the switch from Windows yesterday to the latest version of Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS, and I'm really happy with it aside from the gaming problems, ...
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How can i completely uninstall Skyrim files?

I installed Skyrim and attempted to play it with Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS, however there were audio problems. After using uninstall.exe to remove Skyrim (I had wine installed), I now see the following in my ...
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Cant download Roblox game

How do I install Roblox game on PC? When i try to install wine on terminal I get this message, E: Unable to locate package wine-stable"
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