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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 ...
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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 ...
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Half Life 2 in Linux on Oculus Rift

I'm trying to play Half Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 in Linux on the Oculus Rift. I have an ORv1. OS is Debian Jessie. Video card is Geforce GTX 460 SE. Drivers are 331.49. I can play HL2 without ...
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Cant click menu items in Garrys Mod on Linux

I installed a fresh copy of Garrys Mod on Ubuntu (newest version) and i also installed some other games like Half Life 2. Now I want garrys mod to load maps and other contents from the other games. ...
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Wine no longer letting me play SC2 or launch Bnet browser

I've been playing SC2 and Heroes of the Storm fine on Wine for awhile now but suddenly today it will no longer launch I've tried restarting and Google and so forth but nothing has worked. Has anyone ...
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Steam PlayOnLlinux-based custom shortcut

I'm trying to create a custom Steam Library shortcut for a PlayOnLinux game. The problem is that, even without the --run option, PlayOnLinux fails to start. It looks like the Steam does something to ...
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How to edit the display settings for Micropolis OUTSIDE of the game?

I recently installed Micropolis on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the default resolution and aspect ratio of the game puts the settings button off my screen. I have tried finding a ...
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I bought a game on for linux can I install it on windows?

I have bought a cross-platform game over steam and installed it in Linux. Would I have to buy another key to play it on my Windows pc? or could I just install it on my windows pc?
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How to force Civ 5 resolution on Linux?

Civilization 5 insists that I can only set portrait-style resolutions (such as 1200x1920), presumably since one of my screens is in that mode. I would like to be able to play in landscape mode, as ...
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Is there a slow FPS fix for Starbound for Linux64?

I thought I would run this here, as the conventional solutions (disable Steam overlay, run without Steam, etcetera) have been ineffective, or in one case seemed to make it even worse. Starbound is ...
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How can I install steam games to a USB drive on Linux?

I saw some very similar questions but for windows and I am using unity and have no space to install a game so I need to use a USB drive but have no idea how to unlock the /media file to read/write so ...
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Civ V bug in Linux - Free Thought policy is not available when it should

I am playing the Linux version of the game from Steam. I have adopted Rationalism after fully completing Patronage and tradition. In rationalism I have adopted secularism and humanism. At this point ...
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Workers forget their actions!

When I assign a worker to do a task, like build a mine, he will ask for an action again next turn, when the mine hasn't been finished yet. Why do they do that? This appears to be a Linux-only thing, ...
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Setting up a gaming console with a chromebook, ps3 controller issues

I'm trying to set up my new chromebook as a steam console, but having trouble getting it to recognize ps3 controllers. Using Ubuntu, Steam runs quite well, since I'm lucky enough to have a chromebook ...
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How do I get two gamepads to work with Monaco (or other Steam games)?

I'm running Linux and my two controllers are.. THRUSTMASTER 2-in-1 Dual Trigger Controller THRUSTMASTER 3-in-1 Dual Trigger Controller The problem is that even though I can configure one of them ...
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How do I play Mountain on linux?

I recently bought Mountain and I can't figure out how to run it on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I emailed the developer but they haven't responded in over a week. When I downloaded the game, it came with a ...
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Install Civ 5 mod on Linux

Playing Portugal, I'd really like to have the Trade Opportunities mod. But how do I install it on a Linux system? I could not find it in the mod hub, as suggested by the link.
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Config file location for Civlization V on Linux

On Linux-family systems, where are the files that store user configuration (particularly pertaining to resolution) found? I've been looking over the usual suspects (~/.steam, the game installation ...
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Do I need to purchase two copies of the game from steam to be able to do multiplayer game in LAN?

I've never used Steam. Several years ago it was necessary to pay for as many copies of the game as many people were expected to join the LAN party - otherwise the games would refuse to connect with ...
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Use portal2 editor on Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed portal 2 on Steam as a native application not trough Wine. Is it possible to to use the editor trough Steam on Ubuntu 12.04? Somebody tried? Found that my graphics card is still not ...
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Is it possible to play the Steam version of Quake on Ubuntu?

I understand that playing Quake on Linux requires three things: An engine A launcher The data files (either shareware or registered) The first two have GPL packages available and are as simple to ...
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Quake 1 under Linux using QuakeSpasm 0.85.9 “Couldn't find a cdrip for track” and “Couldn't handle music file”

I'm trying to get Quake 1 music to work under Linux. I've downloaded the shareware version, downloaded the music, manually done de-emphasis on them (sound bassier and heavier), packaged both data and ...
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fatal error could not load library Counter Strike 1.6

This is crazy, I don't know how but today I am getting this error alert message fatal error could not load library++ Counter Strike 1.6 steam in Ubuntu 13.10 its like after some update I guess. ...
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Why can't I run the Minecraft Shaders Mod on Linux? [closed]

I have installed the shaders mod to my Minecraft 1.7.5 game on my Arch Linux. I can't seem to get it to work though. Whenever I choose a shader, my monitor will go on standby with every now and then ...
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Installing Evolution RTS on Linux Steam

I am trying to install the game Evolution RTS on Steam, but there seems to be a problem downloading the game? Note, that I have downloaded 0 bytes and yet the installation is complete. I verified the ...
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Optimizing performance Hearthstone Linux

I have to use a weak machine right now, so I have a huge lag while playing Hearthstone. So I was wondering if there a way to optimize its performance ;? Currently I have turned graphics to "Low" for ...