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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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Setting up a “gaming” laptop

I've been trying without success to set up my laptop for retro gaming. This laptop was not originally designed for gaming (it's a salvaged laptop). So here is the breakdown, I'll try to be as clear as ...
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Grey screen in Civilization 6

Hello I had this problem for a while now. Whenever I want to launch the Aspyr version of Civilization VI, everything runs fine, the intro play fine, with music, once the intro is over I am stuck with ...
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Steam Error Version 18.04.01 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've tried following other instructions on this site yet I can't get Steam to download. When I updated to 18.04.01 Steam broke. When I try to run it it says I have missing files. ...
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How Do I Uninstall Steam.exe That Lutris Installs?

I have a problem, I can't seem to get rid of the Steam.exe that Lutris install's for you, and it bugs me that I can't get rid of it, even after trying sudo apt-get --purge remove. It's still there, ...
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Running Steam games(CS:GO) using dedicated graphics(AMD)

I am running Ubuntu 18.10. I installed CS:GO on Steam. On Ubuntu I launch games and other application using Rightclick->Launch Using Dedicated Graphics option to run on AMD GPU. But now I want to ...
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“csgo_linux64” is not responding

I have encountered this problem after CS:GO updated to "Danger Zone". Before that everything worked fine. Now it says: "csgo_linux64" is not responding. You may choose to wait a short while for it to ...
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Why so lag when playing game on ubuntu 16.04?

I had installed NFS Most Wanted on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 with 4 GB RAM. The program lags on Ubuntu but runs fine on Windows with even 2 GB RAM on the same laptop. Anyone know the problem and ...
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Does Ubuntu have at least have expantions for memory and gaming accesories [closed]

The reason why I am asking you guys this question is because the software says I only have 3.8 Gigabytes of Internal Memory on my version of Ubuntu and most games nowadays take up 50Gig to 1000!!!
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Fatal error on steam: Steam needs to be online to update

I installed steam on ubuntu with sudo apt-get install steam and after downloading I opened the application. I got the message: Fatal Error: steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your ...
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How to display my exact driver

Does the current 415 nvidia driver have extensions? 415.xx or something? How do I display my exact installed driver using command line? I am trying to use Steam Play for gaming and want to be sure I ...
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Low Performance, Intel Graphics, Fps Drop on games

I have problems or low FPS running games such as: Dota 2 and MCOsu(Since i can't run osu!) This are the only 2 games i play, and here's my problem: When starting the games, it goes perfectly, MCOsu on ...
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Unable to open “Lutris” on ubuntu[18.10] for gaming

I wanted to play windows games on Ubuntu. And I found that we can use Lutris along with wine for managing games. I installed the application as given in official webpage: Lutris Download Page But ...
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How to run an old Windows 95 CD ROM (Monty Python game) on Ubuntu 18.10

I'm trying to find out how to run the Monty Pythons Game (Sacré Graal) (Windows 95 CD ROM) on Ubuntu (18.10). I tried with VirtualBox but I can't find a Windows 95 image and it takes a long time to ...
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Windows emulator on ubuntu with GPU passthrough?

I have a Ubuntu and Windows dual boot, I use Ubuntu for everything except gaming.(Wine/dxvk doesn't cut it) Now I'd like to not have to reboot when I feel like playing a game, which sometimes is only ...
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Xbox One wireless controller fails to connect

I've been trying to get my xbox one controller connected to my system using a bluetooth adapter but it fails everytime. I tried added the line mentioned in this thread but it didnt work. It connects ...
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How to install the latest Intel Graphics Driver in Ubuntu 18.04.1?

Hello guys I need your help. Ram:7,7 GiB Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 620 (Kaby Lake GT2) Gnome: 3.28.2 64 bits Disk: 249,9 GB SSD I can't play ...
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How to install 32bit games on steam when im on a 64 bit computer

So i go usually at a cafe to download steam games since i dont have unlimited internet but i found a problem which is that the game is installed for the cafe's operating system which is 64bit while my ...
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Mouse cursor 360 degree [duplicate]

Is there a way to set mouse work like this: If i move cursor to one side of edge of screen instead of stopping it came out from opposite side of screen. I have pretty good reason for this. I am ...
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Installed the game, but unable to play

I'm totally new with Ubuntu (18.04). I have installed GOG game with .sh extension via terminal. When I starting the game, application window opens (not in full window) and as soon as I point cursos on ...
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PS4 controller Ubuntu

I was using a PS4 controller to play games. The computer froze up and I had to hit the restart button. Now when I try to connect the controller it disconnects from Bluetooth after a second or two and ...
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How to install the The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth plus?

Does anyone know how to install it, without downloading directly from Steam? I don't know how to install vcredist2015 to run TBOI. I tried using PlayOnLinux but it didn't work. Someone help please.
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Steam games crashes on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (Reboots automaticaly afterwards)

I installed Steam lately on my Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on a computer with these specifications: Memory: 15.6 Gib Processor: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5640 @ 2.67GHz × 16 Graphics card: GeForce GTX 970/PCIe/...
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Unable to Run Civilization VI in 18.04

I am using Proton on SteamPlay and installed the native Linux version of Civ VI. When launching it, I receive the error An unrecoverable error has occurred and Civilization VI cannot continue. I ...
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Wine games configuration

I've got some problems while running a Unity game. When I first launch the game it's still playable, but when you switch to another window and switch back, you can see the graphics but can't interact ...
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Mini Metro Ubuntu CRASH

Bought Mini metro it crashed when i open it from steam.... It runs on another pc that has the kind of the same specs [windows = other pc] And Yes the game has a Linux port. Can i play this without ...
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CPU causing low gaming performance

Ok, first, english is not my native language, so I apologize for any poor phrasing. Second, I'm still learning about Linux, Ubuntu 18.04 to be more specific. This is the first time I use this OS and ...
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Starcraft 2 on Ubuntu 18.04?

So far every solution I found for previous versions doesn't work. I've seen that for Ubuntu 18 should work with Wine out the box, but not really. Has someone managed to work it out?
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GTA Vice City requires Directx 8.1 - how can I run it?

Does anyone know how to run this game "GTA Vice City" on Ubuntu? I kept getting Directx 8.1 error when I run the game. I have also installed the latest version of Wine. I also facing the same issues ...
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Issue with steam on Xfce interface, ARM Chromebook

When I run sudo apt-get install steam it says steam doesn't have the required 32-bit libraries. I read somewhere that I could run sudo nano /etc/ld.so.conf.d/steam.conf and put the following into ...
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low fps with opengl based games on gtx 1060

Have a nice day first of all I installed ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. updated and installed proprietary driver via software updates. But there is problem with games that run with opengl. especially steam games....
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Kerbal Planetary Base Systems Does Not Work

Whenever I load KSP 1.4.5, I cannot load the parts from the mod, even though the data for the mod is in the GameData folder of Kerbal Space Program. Help! Also, does KPBS 1.6.5 even work for KSP 1.4.5?...
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Counter Strike 1.6 openGL on Ubuntu

So, after days of trial and error, head scratching and a few cases of beer I finally got CS 1.6 to run on my Ubuntu system. Albeit, in a window. Here's the real kicker..it's rendering in SOFTWARE!!??...
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Ubuntu 18.10 crashes system when trying to play a game

Ever since I updated from 18.04 to 18.10, I'm no longer able to play a game like Heroes of Newerth. As soon as the game start after the picking phase, my system completely shuts off/reboots. Testing ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 frequently crashing

My Ubuntu 18.10 (also happens on 18.04) PC is always crashing since I have an NVidia GPU. When I play CSGO it crashes after 2 to 4 minutes playing. Also when I am just using Firefox or something else ...
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How can I run Warcraft 3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

The guide here : How to install World of Warcraft? has not worked for a decade. this question needs to be answered anew and with the particular context of ubuntu 18.04.1 and Wine development halting: ...
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Gnome gaming performance

I have installed different linux distros with different DE's. What I've noticed is that gnome and specifically Ubuntu has smoother animation performance in League of Legends. I've installed KDE on ...
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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 ...