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I have games installed on my hard drive already, will installing ubuntu wipe all of those games and file?

I want to try out Linux for the first time and I have an external hard drive with some games and files downloaded on it. Will downloading Linux onto this hard drive wipe all of the contents of the ...
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How to install/run Grand Prix 4?

As a new Ubuntu-user I am looking to install some of my old games, including GP4.I (think) have been able to install it from the original CD (via Wine) but the application leaves me with a black ...
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Gaming performance issues in Ubuntu 20.04

After a month of using my new computer without major issues, I finally decided to install the Steam library in the system. Some slender games run properly but all the big guns in Clausewitz (Paradox) ...
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Can anyone recomend some open source python3 games I can get? [closed]

I need to practice my python developing skills so I need some python games to study. Pls recommend. Thanks
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How can I uninstall AMD drivers I manually installed, and use the default Linux ones instead?

I've been having an issue with Steam Play and Vulkan for a while now. I switched to Ubuntu, and found out quickly that I could run Windows games on Linux using Steam Play. I remember specifically that ...
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3rd Party XBox controller not working in Ubuntu Cinnamon latest build… Can I get some help to set it up?

I've been using Ubuntu as the primary OS on my system for a while and off-and-on before that - but I've not been able to get it to recognize my Hyperkin XBox controller... is there a way to tell the ...
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Why is Geforce Now running slow on Google Chrome ubuntu 20.04?

guys, I have ubuntu os on a Chromebook but it was originally chrome os and when it was I was able to get GeForce now on google chrome and play Fortnite smoothly but now that I have google chrome on ...
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not able to dounload or find steam in Ubuntu repositories and the .deb file coming from steam website is not installing

steam download is not on ubuntu repositories and when I download the .deb file, click it and press install it takes 1 second and then stops. when I go to installed apps it shows that it is in the add-...
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Im new to linux and need help with steam

Im new to ubuntu linux I have it install on my chromebook just because I wanted to play a very simple steam game, but nothing is working and it keeps messing up somehow, at first I even enabled steam ...
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cheetah==2.4.4 update failed on ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to create a 2d game with the arcade library in python3 on Pycharm, and some required dependencies were needed so when I tried I had the following error: Collecting Cheetah==2.4.4 Using ...
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From where to start Tlauncher to play minecraft after installation?

I have installed Tlauncher by downloading its setup from its official website. After installation, I downloaded minecraft game inside it and started playing the game. and then I quit the game and the ...
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Can I play among us on ubuntu?

I see option of buying the game but I am not too sure if this works on ubuntu. Want to be sure before spending money
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Game performance loss while using swapfile

Hello everyone and thanks for help in advance, So, I recently added a swapfile (3GB) on my HDD with intention to increase gaming performance. I configured it and got it ready for use. My RAM is 4GB. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - FX-6300 CPU Frequancey issue

I haven't done much gaming under Linux on this machine so I only picked this up recently when I tried playing games only to find horrid FPS under MX Linux. I started hopping distros and ended up with ...
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X server with WSL cannot see externel HDD with Linux

I enabled the WSL in Windows because I wanted to see if it is possible to graphically manipulate the files that I have on an HDD with batocera.plus from Windows 10. So I installed VcXsrv Windows X ...
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I want to run/download the snake game on my computer, but it wont download [duplicate]

The code i imputed and the error message i got out of it
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I have the Ubuntu WSL2, is it possible to run games like nSnake? how would i install it?

Title says all. I have ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I downloaded it from the Microsoft store, and i was to install games on it. How do i do this?
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Several issues trying to run LoL via Lutris

I'm trying, as mentioned above, to run LoL via Lutris on Ubuntu 20.04. Both installed without problems, I followed the instructions in the description of this video. Updated LoL via his launcher, ...
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How to add .exe files to appmenu [duplicate]

I have a already installed game which is .exe but to open it I have to always go to the folder or type commands to open it with wine. I don't know how to add it to the applications menu where I can ...
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Can “Snap” packages use the GPU?

Pretty straightforward - can "Snap" packages use the dedicated (NVIDIA) GPU in my laptop? For example, if I download a game via a "Snap" package (e.g. "SuperTuxKart"), ...
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Wine problem to launch steam games (windows versions)

i download stonghold 2 steam edition from a site in ubuntu 20.04 and it work in ubuntu 19.04 but now when i wanna launch it wine give me the following message the important think about it is only ...
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Epic game - ubuntu 20.04

I am newbie, I recently move to ubuntu 20.04 from windows. When i try to launch Epic game store this is problem: Epic launcher problem I have no ideal what to call this problem. Distorted screen? ...
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Linux Compatible Steam games not opening

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04, 4GB of ram, Intel Core i5, 3.2Ghz x 4, and Intel HD Graphics. Steam API v020 and package version 1599174997. I've been having some problems opening certain steam games. At ...
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How to zoom/magnify a game?

As the title says: How to zoom/magnify a game? I know that there's a desktop effect "Zoom" (I'm using Kubuntu 20.04), which I have enabled, and which does exactly what I want, BUT it does ...
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Oculus Headsets on ubuntu

Is there a way to use an Oculus Rift S on Ubuntu? If it is not officially supported on Ubuntu, is there any other projects that would support it? I would really like to play VR on Ubuntu. System info:
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My system generates 900 000 lines of error log in the span of one minute and then has to be rebooted to work

My system does something weird. If I do something that my computer doesn't like then it logs 900 000 lines of error logs and stops working. Last time this happened I had just started a game of DotA ...
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How to install Valorant on Ubuntu 20.04

I need help on how to install Valorant. I installed it and when it had finished I opened it, but it didn't work. I'm using wine 5.0. Is there any way to get it running?
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Ubuntu 20.04 windowx32-game installation from/with CD by lutris/Wine (American McGee's Alice)

Game installed, However not starting .. Autoplay screen will start with (Install Alice, View readme, Undying Trailer, EA Help and Exit) Icons working; while (Play Alice,Install DirectX and uninstall ...
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How do I run only a couple of programs without starting a full desktop session?

Let's say I'm at a login screen but I don't really want to start a full desktop session. Is there a way for me to run just Steam and its games: let's say Dota 2, with a game ID of 570. I just don't ...
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Wired Xbox One controller not working on Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel 5.4)

Whenever I try to connect my Xbox One controller via USB (I don't have a Bluetooth adapter or anything), it just vibrates briefly, and then nothing happens. It doesn't light up nor are any of the ...
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Streaming Games in discord Ubuntu version

I want to stream dota 2 game via discord app in my ubuntu 20.02 . the problem is , Im using headphones to hear game sound . Discord will not stream game sound when headphone is connected . How can i ...
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Acces Games on Linux Partition on Windows

i installed Windows on an HDD and Linux (which i mainly use) is on an SSD. I installed some games on the SSD which are also on the HDD (namely Grand Theft Auto V, both on Steam). Since its not ...
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minecraft bedrock edition on ubuntu 20.04

I've been looking at getting Minecraft Bedrock Edition on my ubuntu machine, since the one on Windows won't let me down grade from the beta since I was using it for RTX, but thats a different story. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 puts Minecraft on the wrong monitor

the problem I have is that when I (on ubuntu 20.04) open minecraft 1.16.2 to fullscreen it pops to my secondary monitor. Monitors are in the following configuration: [1][2]. [1] is a 1920x1080 60 ...
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Why is DOSBox Emulator completely destroying my display settings?

I recently installed the DosBox emulator to play some retro games (mostly Zork). Every time I open it, I move to fullscreen by pressing Alt+Enter and play some of a game. Whenever I exit the game ...
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xdotool - repeat keypresses for gaming

So far I've successfully managed to remap mouse forward and back keys to keypresses that coincide with keybinds that i use for World of Warcraft. What I'm trying to accomplish is having these buttons ...
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How can i change settings for AisleRiot games in Ubuntu

I like AisleRiot's klondike on my ubuntu desktop. But it always starts in a configuration that I do not like. I have looked on my system for a settings file for the game, without any luck. How can I ...
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Glitchy graphics in games

My question is very similar to this unanswered one: Every game is glitchy. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 and whenever a game is opened, graphical glitches appear at one point or another. An example is given in ...
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Can't install latest supertuxkart version on 18.04

The supertuxkart dev ppa recently got an update. When I try to upgrade the app, I get a dependency error. supertuxkart : Depends: supertuxkart-data (= 1.2~rc1+build4~ubuntu18.04.1) but it is not ...
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How to play local multiplayer games with friends remotely (Parsec alternative)? [closed]

I'd like to play some epic games store games (I'm using lutris) with friends. Before switching to linux (I'm using PopOS, not exactly Ubuntu, but mostly the same thing) I was using Parsec, but as it ...
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Is there a Turkish checkers game for Ubuntu desktop?If not, can it be implemented?

Straight working checkers is better than cross working checkers.Can it be implemented?
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How to open a program in specific resolution

I need to open a full screen game in small size because I want to run my python script the same time the game is running, is there a way to do that?
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How to run Linux game (game_name.x64 file) with dedicated GPU?

I recently stumbled upon a Linux game (Art of Rally) on itch.io (see attached screenshot) I downloaded the zip file and ran the game by changing the permission of the .x64 file extension as "...
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numnom Math Game for Younglings game does not start in Ubuntu 20.04

Termnal output numnom Math Game for Younglings game does not start in Ubuntu 20.04. I downloaded it from Ubuntu 20.04 app store (snapstore) Running numnom in a terminal outputs an error Segmentation ...
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weird red line effect in games with opengl or vulkan from unity

normally changes in light are just making difference in brightness but in this case there are red lines all around certain area and where light is different, another red lining around that area is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 governer keeps switching from performance to powersave

I am facing an issue.I play few games on my laptop such as CS:GO.My specs are Intel Core i7 8th gen and an SSD and 16GB of RAM.Now the issue is I set my governor to performance but it keeps switching ...
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Instaling UBUNTU in XPS 11 2-in-1 Ultrabook

I have a XPS 11 2-in-1 Ultrabook (4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-4210Y processor 3M Cache, up to 1.9 GHz, SSD drive ). Can I run the latest UBUNTU or what version can I run?. And, Can I run games like ...
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Issues with games since switching to ubuntu

I've been having some issues with games since switching to ubuntu, the top three being that audio in Half life 2 is delayed, the audio in minecraft sounds vastly different from windows and sometimes ...
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How do I fix DRASTIC performance difference in Civ 6 Singleplayer vs Multiplayer

I get INSANELY different performance in civ 6 between multiplayer and single player, which doesn't make any sense to me. I can max things out in single player and have a buttery smooth experience, but ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Newb - Screen Flickering in Full-screen Games

Afternoon all, I've recently taken the plunge and have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a fresh install, after MS crashed after updates for the 3rd time in 18 months. Steam installed okay, and have noticed ...

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