Questions tagged [games]

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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In CSGO and the new 470 update is making the game come up with a black screen whenever game is starting and in between rounds and in the main menu

In CSGO and the new 470 update is making the game come up with a black screen whenever game is starting and in between rounds and in the main menu.however i have now installed the 460 version and ...
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Steam not recognizing my file space

When I tried to install any game on steam it says that I have 0 bytes of space available whilst having 83 gigabytes. How do I fix this?
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System completely locks up when playing games

Looking for any help or advice for this problem. I've first noticed it in Flight Gear, where upon loading into the map, the game will stutter for a bit, then completely freeze up. My keyboard ...
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Why is Ubuntu not changing back to original resolution after I run a game in a lower resolution?

Is there any reason why it may be doing that? It doesn't happen when I use Manjaro XFCE. Could the issue Ubuntu or the GNOME DE? I'm using Ubuntu 20.04LTS.
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lbreakout2: error while loading shared libraries: libpng12.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10. Trying the suggestion from How to fix "libpng12.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"? I got the answer: dpkg: regarding /tmp/libpng12.deb ...
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GNOME Performance Boost Script

I started writing a script to toggle some options to boost performance in Gnome 3 or 4 for gaming and more. The first option that came into my mind was to toggle the animations. But I couldn't find ...
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Black screen when video players/games cover entire X display in fullscreen on Ubuntu 21.10

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 and my GPU is an NVIDIA GTX 1070, all drivers are installed and up to date. Whenever I launch a game or video player (such as VLC or mpv) in fullscreen (covering the entire X ...
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Auto installed Wine ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 20.04 after using 18.04 for 3 years, and i was playing around with the new snap Ubuntu Software, and saw there is Trackmania listed in games so i installed it. But when i ...
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Secondary display doesn't work when I change my GPU drivers from noveau to proprietary driver

While gaming in Ubuntu, using wine and lutris my games were pretty choppy. I changed to the better, more recent, proprietary drivers from the noveau one and now my second display(HDMI) is showing no ...
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I get an error when using Wine program loader, any solution?

When I try to use wine to run the .exe file I get the an error and when I click the "More details" option I get huge display of text the image is not the full text. Some help?
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Please verify that WarcraftIII disc is in your CD-ROM, then click on retry --- Wine for ubuntu [duplicate]

Ubuntu 20.04 When I ran wine to play War3 it was almost done but it also prompted a message "Please verify that your WarIII is in your CD-ROM drive, then click on retry" Although I specified ...
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Rockstar games launcher error HELP!

So i'm new to Linux Ubuntu. I recently install Linux to use for gaming on but I can't install Rockstargames launcher from Lutris. I always get this error : "an error has occurred please make sure ...
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21.04 Multiple monitor mouse jumps out of Steam gaming window

I'm trying to play ARK on Linux on my triple monitor setup (game window only on center monitor). I'm running XUbuntu 21.04 with a 3060ti. The center monitor is set as my primary monitor. Whenever I ...
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Getting Double Game Controller Devices When One Plugged In

When I plug in a game controller, Ubuntu returns 2 devices for it. When I plug in my XBox 360 controller, JSTest-gtk shows 2 XBox 360 controllers, but only one of them receives input. When I plug in ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libsfml-system.so.2.4

I downloaded a game from this link space-logic-adventure I found this error message when I tried to run it: pascal@pascal-Lenovo-ideapad-330-15AST:~/Computer/Games/Linux/space-logic-adventure-v1.2-...
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game opens to green screen and now i cant lauch game?

I found an old game called Slender. (https://www.indiedb.com/games/slendermans-shadow/downloads) I wanted to play it so I downloaded it and put it in .win/drive_c/program files it worked game opened ...
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Setup was unable to create directory Error 5 : access denied

I'm trying to install No Man's Sky via a GoG installer and run in through Wine however I have a problem. The default install location is C:\GOG Games\No Man's Sky ,so apparently I have a hidden ...
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Need help getting old game (Slender Prison) to run with Lutris

I'm using a new install of Ubuntu 21.04. I found an old game (came out around 2012-2013) called Slender Prison (https://www.mediafire.com/file/v7f3kjbt63o83if/PrisonV1.zip/file) and tried to get it ...
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Steam doesn't install on Ubuntu 21.04

I'm having the following error when I try to open the latest steam version installed with sudo apt install steam Running Steam on ubuntu 21.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Steam ...
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Error message "00bc:err:xrandr:xrandr14_get_adapters Failed to get adapters" when trying to install DX9 using Protontricks

I recently downloaded Secret World Legends from my Steam library. (I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04.) When I try starting the launcher in Steam, a progress bar saying it's downloading "DX 9.0 ...
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What are some free car driving simulator game for ubuntu?

NOT racing game. I'm looking for car driving simulation game for ubuntu that's free.
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Holding a key down in game repeats as if I'm typing instead of holding

When I hold a key in a game, the key is not held. Instead, it holds for a moment and then stops and repeats - the behavior you expect to see when typing. The most obvious example is holding tab in ...
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Full screen application and change input

guys I've been using ubuntu for really long and it's really good for gamming but there's 1 problem I found that it is really annoying so my main game was minecraft and I don't only speak english so I ...
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changing default download path/drive

I just want to make new files/games/whatever to another drive I have formatted in Linux to use for my Steam games and other downloaded items. I try to add this drive and I am told that drive must be ...
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How do I increase the font size of the Unity Game Engine's editor UI in Ubuntu 20.04?

Is there a way to make the Unity Game Engine's editor UI font size larger? The font size on the editor view is different than the size of the menu bar's and the rest of the applications I run on my ...
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How To use a PowerA spectra on Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently received a powerA spectra Controller. I plugged it in to my computer it didn't work as expected. I have tried other solutions from questions similar to mine such as : Installing Driver ...
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Steam miscalculating disk size?

So I have 2 disks, one with 27gb remaining, and other one of 1tb that is empty. I'm mounting the 1tb disk in /mnt/big-drive, and I've added a steam library in /mnt/big-drive/Games, via Steam > ...
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Terraria is not running smoothly at all,

I've set up Proton GE-1 6.16 and Terraria just won't run smoothly, it strives to 60fps but still stutters quite a bit, still playable. I have a GTX 1660ti and I am using nvidia-driver-470.
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How do I not play a wine game in full screen?

This seems like the complete opposite of what most people ask, but I'm having trouble in full screen as the game usually starts lagging. Is there any way I can exit out of fullscreen? The games I'm ...
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Wine program crashes

I have victoria 2 on my exegear Wine 4.0 emulator, as with winetricks i was able to get needed libaries for the program, however after running it, it just crashes and i am a newbie and no idea how to ...
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How run 64-bit Games on WINE?

I am trying to run 64-bit Games on Ubuntu 20.04, I understand that Wine is configured to run 32-bit programs and it is possible create a separate prefix for it. However is it possible to create a 64-...
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Games aren't running under steam play in ubuntu 20.04.2

So I use Hp elitebook 8570p as my computer and I'm running ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS as my os. My steam doesn't run games using proton trough steam play. This is the screen that pops up when I start the game:...
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Many games on Steam and Lutris are not detecting my laptop's dGPU and running on iGPU

Many wine games that I run through Steam(like Hitman 2 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider) and Lutris(all Epic Store and GOG games) are not detecting my AMD Hainan dGPU(even with DRI_PRIME=1) and are ...
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Running a game server from a VM

I am fairly new to Linux and Ubuntu in general, but for a learning project, I am trying to set up a game server (TF2 using SteamCMD) on a Ubuntu VM through Virtual Box... I have been able to setup the ...
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AMOR desktop pet thingy

i loved this old app from older version of ubuntu http://www.ubuntugeek.com/amor-a-creature-for-your-desktop.html Anyone know how to get the same app on ubuntu 20.04 Thanks a million...
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On Lutris, Epic Store games running on Integrated Graphics despite Epic Store launcher itself running on Dedicated GPU

My laptop has an AMD Hainan Dedicated GPU and Intel Integrated Graphics 520. I installed Epic Games Launcher from the install script provided on the Lutris' website. I ran Lutris with DRI_PRIME=1 and ...
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Error running steam on Ubuntu 20.04 64 bit

EDIT: I managed to fix the issue myself. What I had to do was: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 and sudo ubuntu-drivers install Original Post: I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux, so I don't really know what ...
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I want to build games on unity. Installed on a virtual box , is it possible to do so? [closed]

I want to build games on unity. I want to install it on a virtual box. Is it possible to do so? I have started using Linux on virtual box and want to install unity on it and start developing. Is it ...
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Steam runs slowly on Ubuntu 20.04

I just get rid of Windows and installed Ubuntu on my PC as main OS. I heard Linux gaming doesn't suck anymore. I tried to play some games that I've bought when I had Windows, so I installed Steam from ...
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Wine on Steam game returns "forced quit"

I am trying to run a steam game with Wine manually. It worked on another device running ubuntu but not this one. I want to run a specific version of the game, which I have the windows file for, which ...
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PC Shutdowns when playing games with wine [duplicate]

Whenever I play/run games with wine, my pc shuts down, and when I start it up again it shuts down again. ¿what can I do?
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i need to hold press right/left click + wheel for my scroll to work in chrome and discord but not other app

I have a problem: My x7 Spider mouse used to work well without no problem, but recently, when I tried to scroll in chrome/discord, I need to press and hold Right click+wheel for it to be scrolling... ...
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Blank unmet depenicies box

i am running the most recent version of Ubuntu on a RPi 4 with 4 gb of ram. when i try to install GZDoom using the official Ubuntu build it comes up with the pop-up saying "Unable to install ...
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Microphone grabs game audio and "mixes" it with my voice drowning it out. no speakers, using headset

Using 20.04 and it seems it started to happen recently. I have no speakers so the game sound should not have been picked up via the microphone. But if I use mumble or record while playing the game ...
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Wine not launching applications on Kubuntu 21.04

I installed stable Wine from the site's repository but when I launch games (Monkey Island Special Edition) they show the black loading fullscreen then they crash. I tried even with Lutris. This ...
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how to deploy an nginx website which has both php and javascript (.js)

Looking for clues/direction how to configure an nginx to run both php and java-script on the same website. My experience is limited to using nginx to run php website-only content (ie. WordPress). ...
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Suddenly I Can't Play Games Anymore

Out of nowhere suddenly I can no longer play Raft and other games. Raft is a proton Platinum and that has never been an issue. I was playing it fine yesterday and now today out of nowhere it's ...
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Why does Retroarch can't start on Ubuntu 21.04?

My system is Ubuntu 21.04 rendered by x11. Snap version of Retroarch usually runs fine, but recently, every time I try to launch it, it won't start. I tried with a terminal, and here is the output. ...
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X freezing when starting some games on MacBook 5.1

Whenever I try to play games like "0ad" or "Widelands" or use the latest version of Firefox (release 87.0 worked fine, only later versions have the problem) X freezes. Sometimes it ...
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Game is freezing after playing for a while

I just type this command to run the exe file of game Wine hitman2 Then playing Hitman 2 silent Assassin for a minutes it's just freeze and then show a message in screen that wine is not responding

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