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Trying to wrap game launch - Steam Linux

Similar to this question, I'm trying to run a script to wrap the launch of a game simply for purposes of tracking how long I've been playing. The way I have it set up currently is: Move the ...
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Mapcycle.txt equivelent for cycling workshop maps in csgo?

I am wondering if there is an equivalent file to mapcycle.txt that I can make for my workshop maps for my CSGO server. I already have a mapcycle.txt file for the regular CSGO maps, but is there a way ...
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M&B Warband - Is it possible to add Anno Domini mod into Steam distribution on Linux?

I have Linux (Lubuntu 16.04) and I play M&B Warband on Steam. I'd like to try the Anno Domini mod, but I'm not sure how to add it to my game and if it's even possible with Steam distro and Linux. ...
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How can I open the Stellaris Console?

I was trying to tweak my Stellaris Graphics for better performance using a reddit tutorial. But I wasn't able to open the Stellaris console by using the described keys. Also I tried all combinations ...
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How to export save game in DRM free Hacknet version?

Do you know where find save file in DRM free version (to be more fun in Linux;)). I need to export my savegame to other machine.
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How to use a specific screen for Spec Ops: The Line?

I have a non-rectangular monitor setup, and SOTL has decided to use the wrong monitor as aspect ratio reference. I can set it to windowed mode, but since it still uses the wrong aspect ratio I can't ...
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Nethack Ubuntu - CTRL-P for message history not working?

I installed nethack on ubuntu via the terminal using sudo apt-get install nethack-common nethack-console For some reason I can't use CTRL+P to display message history. I've tried putting on and off ...
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Minecraft 1.9.2: Ender chest disappearing in End after death

I have this recurrent problem. Each time I die in the End, the Ender chest I placed in it disappears, which is very annoying. Is it a bug? Is it because the enderdragon destroys it every time? I am ...
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Windows can't connect to Linux Minecraft LAN

I have read a lot of stuff on here & elsewhere, but still not getting any joy. I am running Linux Mint 17. The rest of my family are on Windows 7. I can join their LAN worlds, but they can't ...
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Abnormally slow speeds downloading from Steam

I'm trying to download Terraria in this case, and I have tested the download speed of this computer's adapter already; 1.5mb/s. Despite this, downloading things in Steam will only reach up to 150kb/s. ...
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Where Is The Gmod Addons Folder In Linux

I've been trying to install a CS:S resource pack so I don’t have errors for DarkRP. However, I cant find the right folder. I’ve tried /home/username/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/GarrysMod/...
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How to change Saints Row 4 aspect ratio from portrait to landscape?

I just started Saints Row IV for the first time, and it's wrongly chosen an aspect ratio of 10:16. That sometimes happens because I've got one vertical and one horizontal screen. In most games I just ...
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Enable “Play” button for Undertale on Linux Steam

I have downloaded the game "Undertale" on the Linux Steam client using this method. However, Steam recognizes that the game does not run natively on Linux and will not allow me to start "Undertale" ...
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pcsx-reloaded set ISO folder

Running PCSX-Reloaded 1.9.92 on Debian How can I configure pcsx to open a specific folder when browsing for an ISO? I see no option in the GUI or CFG file. When I browse for an iso it defaults to my ...
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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

I recently switched to an Ubuntu computer and the one thing that annoys me is the lack of games available. However I have found a program called WINE which can run Windows applications (.exe) on Linux ...
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Is it normal to have a 'Can't keep up' event on reload?

I am currently setting-up a Minecraft server on a VPS. For the most part, the server is brilliant and does not have any lag (with one player online, the entire VPS only uses 0.4% CPU [reported by top])...
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Pkhex not loading 'main' in Wine?

Pkhex doesn't load my Alpha Sapphire save for some reason. Pkhex doesn't support Linux natively and thus needs to be run through Wine, could this be caused by Wine? I'm using oothax to get ftbrony ...
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Will I be able to download the Linux version of a game on humble store, if currently only Windows version is available?

E.g., the game "Broforce" is out since Oct. 15, but against what the devs initially claimed, only Windows/OSX versions are out and a Linux port is do be released in the future. So, if I buy the game ...
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The Ship Source Dedicated Server not starting

I am trying to run a srcds for The Ship game from Linux (Debian v8). It is downloaded and all the files seem to be there, but whenever I try to run ~/servers/ship/srcds_run -game ~/servers/ship/ship +...
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When I die minecraft unloads all the chunks

I have a minecraft server running on a dedicated server and when I log in everything is normal, but when I die, the world unloads around me... Everything I can see just unloads. I can't think of a ...
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Installing Fore's New Idles in Skyrim (FNIS) on Linux using Wine/PlayOnLinux

I'm a user of PlayOnLinux/Wine and I need to know how to install FNIS for my Skyrim. I can run GenerateFNISForUsers.exe using POL but there are no patches available. What do I do? I don't know if I'...
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Battle.net Launcher on Wine Linux - Windows Secondary Logon service error

The Battle.net Launcher (and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) were working great for me under Wine 1.7.15 through PlayOnLinux up until a few days ago. Now whenever I start the Battle.net Launcher I ...
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This war of mine will not load (linux)

I am attempting to play This War Of Mine through steam on Ubuntu 15.04. However, once I launch the game, it makes it to the loading screen and will not go any farther. I am not getting any useful ...
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Colobot crashes half a second after launching!

I want to play colobot on my linux machine but it crashes after 1/2 second later. Here's gdb dump: Starting program: /usr/games/colobot [Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled] Using host ...
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How do I manually install Skyrim mods while using PlayOnLinux?

I'm using PlayOnLinux and can't find the working mods folder for Skyrim. Help!
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Is it possible to install linux on a steam machine?

I would really like to use the system for emulation and GZDoom (especially on the portable steam machine) but it's probably not possible on Steam-OS. EDIT: I know that Steam-OS is linux, but it is a ...
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How to install backup of steam games on Ubuntu

I've got some games installed on native steam for linux. Unfortunately, my system got nuked and I had to reinstall. While I was reinstalling Ubuntu 15.04, I managed to save some of my game folders to ...
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Is there a way I can use Action Replay Powersaves on Ubuntu/Linux?

I'd like to use Action Replay Powersaves, but my computer is running Ubuntu and the official website has only downloads for Windows and Mac.
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Elona Plus on Linux

So I've recently downloaded Wine and E+ for Linux, but when I run the game the only inputs that are accepted is spacebar/enter and esc. Does anyone know how to get Elona Plus controls working in Linux?...
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Black screen after login, but sound can still be heard on title screen

I haven't played minecraft for probably over a year now and want to start playing some new mods and stuff, so I thought I'd start at the basics. So I load up the game all normal and type in my ...
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How do I install linux steam games on a USB?

I know that to do this, I must go to steam settings, download, and make a new steam library on the USB. The problem is that my /media does not have a drop down and if I select /media it says "selected ...
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How do I get Next Car Game demo for Linux?

I went to nextcargame.com to get the demo, and downloaded it. I set it to allow executing file as a program in properties, and opened it with Wine Windows Program Loader, and it installed fine. When I ...
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Minecraft on ARM Linux? (Samsung Chromebook)

So I've been trying for over a week to get Minecraft to run on an install of Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook, which has ARM architecture. I've been following these instructions I found on the lwjgl ...
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How to view Borderlands FPS without third party software

I would like to see what my framerate is for Borderlands 2 (steam). However, the only way to do this that I can find on Google, is to install 3rd-party-software (fraps, EVGA monitor...). Right now, I ...
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Why doesn't Mortal Kombat X open on Ubuntu 15.04?

I'm trying to run Mortal Kombat X on Ubuntu 15.04, but WINE doesn't want to open it. It brings up this error. Any ideas? "There is no Windows program configured to open this type of file."
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How do I install litemods for linux?

I want to get WorldEditWrapper for my Linux minecraft. I already installed liteloader and the mod, but when I go to the .minecraft file, I can't find the mods folder. Am I doing somethings wrong, or ...
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Control Games running on Windows over network (and use ESC key)

I have one (Windows 8.1) PC set up for gaming only, and I can control that for the most part using VNC from Linux. The problem is however that controling the mouse in games (Tested using Dragon Age: ...
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How do I get Minecraft for Linux?

So I looked on the internet and found instructions for installing Minecraft for Linux. I downloaded OpenJDK 7 from the software center, and got Minecraft from the official site. I checked "allow ...
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Is “PlayOnLinux's virtual drives” folder necessary?

I am trying out playonlinux and it created a symlink called "PlayOnLinux's virtual drives" in my ~ directory which I don't like. It is just a symlink to ~/.PlayOnLinux//wineprefix/ anyway, so is the ...
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How to make User Objects for Universe Sandbox 2?

I've looked all over the Internet for a tutorial, but came up with zero results. In the "Add" menu of Universe Sandbox 2, there is a button named "User Objects". This obviously means there is a way ...
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symlink to move steam games to cold storage?

I am building a linux desktop and have 250 GB SSD and 2 TB HDD. I want to install my steam games (which I play actively) on the SSD, but if/when I don't play them, I'd like to move them on to the ...
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What sort of performance penalty does WINE cause? [closed]

I changed my 10+ year old Athlon XP (3000+) system from Windows XP to Linux Mint 17.1. I want to use WINE to play Artermis Bridge Simulator. My Athlon XP system used to be able to run an Artemis ...
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Keys are pressed many times in CS:GO

I installed CS:GO on my computer. And when I press Tab or E in game it looks like key presses many times per second instead just hold. So I can't select players in Tab-menu and defuse bomb. Any ideas ...
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Cities: Skyline fails to generate correct menu and crashes on exit

I just installed Cities Skylines on my linux mint 17 os which includes a R7 260X Radeon graphics card. The game fails to launch with an appropriate menu screen as depicted in the screen shot ...
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Warframe Sys [Error]: Cache manifest body not found on cache server

I have a linux mint 17 os. I installed wine-staging. I installed steam for wine. I installed warframe through steam. /opt/wine-staging/bin/wine Warframe.exe When I run warframe using the above ...
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Minecraft server is overloaded by one specific player

I run a 1.8.3 vanila Minecraft server. The problem with it is that it's being overloaded by one specific user (let's call him U) who runs a 1.8.3 vanila Minecraft client w/o any tweaks on Windows. ...
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New 3DS microSD Management - connecting from Linux

Anyone managed to get the "microSD Management" (on the New 3DS) tool to work on anything other than Windows yet? From Windows I can see my 3DS, and browse the SD card share, but I've yet to be able ...
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Dwarf Fortress can't load the Stonesense Plugin file 'Stonesense.plug.so'

I am trying to run dfhack's Stonesense plugin through my linux terminal and I run across errors that make the Stonesense plugin unavailable and not listed in the dfhack list Here are the logs of my ...
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Robocraft problem loading assets Arch Linux

Starting the game on Arch Linux (64 bit) directly, using Steam to download it (but not run it, ELFCLASS errors because I'm 64 bit) (So running $HOME/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Robocraft/...