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Where is the Don't Starve save file located on Linux?

I know that the save file is located in the Appdata folder for windows, where is it located in Ubuntu 12.04? I am using Google Chrome for both operating systems. I wish to know this because I want to ...
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Green Screen on Counter Strike on Linux Min

Good evening fellows, I've downloaded the Linux version of Steam and I've downloaded CS 1.6. After testing the game, I downloaded another game that didn't even load. After this, I tried to play CS ...
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Are Steam games sandboxed?

Now that Steam is officially available on Linux, I am very interested in it! However, I wonder what is the security system in Steam? When I download a game through Steam, will the game run as native ...
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Is there a ready-to-go Steam Linux distribution iso?

Not sure this belongs here or super user, but Steam recently made it to official release status for Linux. Are there any distributions yet of an instantly bootable Flashdrive image or something with ...
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What Valve games are playable on Linux? [closed]

Valve has recently started porting some of their games on Steam to the Linux OS due to their owner's stated distaste for Windows 8 and the company's desire to build their own open console, termed the ...
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Dungeon Crawl crashed. Now my saved game won't load. How can I make it load?

I'm running Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup on Linux. Crawl disappeared while I was in the middle of playing. Now I saw only my shell. Sy didn't seem to save. CTRL+L didn't refresh the screen. Now I saw ...
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Can I add Steam keys from Humble Bundles to Steam for Linux?

Steam for Linux is now in open beta, and the most recent Humble Bundle (Humble Indie Bundle 7) is available for Linux, Mac and Windows. If I purchase the current Humble Bundle, am I able to redeem the ...
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Segfaults under Linux

I run Steam natively on Linux. I installed Team Fortress 2, and when I try to start it, I get the normal "Preparing to launch Team Fortress 2" dialog. Then the screen goes black for about 15 seconds. ...
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Text in Torchlight on Linux disappear when leveling up

I have a bug in Torchlight Humble Bundle Linux. When I level up and want to select the upgrades the fonts of the whole screen change when it's run with sudo to blocks and when it's run without sudo ...
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How do I buy Torchlight for Linux? [closed]

I put off getting the humble indie bundle because I wanted to wait till I could make a large donation and I apparently waited too long. How do I buy Torchlight for Linux now that the bundle is over?
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The Ship Dedicated Server - Sourcemod causing random crashes

I'm no stranger to Linux server administration, but I'd probably still consider myself an amateur compared to some of the very skilled out there. I'm familiar with TF2 server administration to a fair ...
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How to update out-of-date TF2 Server in Linux

I have a TF2 server which was working, up until recently. When I try to connect, it always says this: The server you are trying to connect to is running an older version of the game. I have ...
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Does DayZ run on linux?

Can I run the DayZ mod on linux? If it matters, I'm on Arch Linux 64bit. Their website is not at all clear.
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 error when installing Binding of Isaac

I'm trying to install Binding of Isaac on my Debian machine, when I try to install the .deb installation package with GDebi, I get the error Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: ...
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PS3 Controller on Fedora 17

Fedora 17 recognizes the PS3 controller when I plug it in via USB, however, I am unable to test or use the controller. So far, I have tried to test using "joystick" and in the game Super Meat Boy. Do ...
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Can I play Dota 2 on Linux?

I've heard Steam will support Linux, but I can't wait. So I want to know if it is possible to play Dota 2 using wine or something. Has anyone tried? I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, and I have never used Wine, ...
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Can Humble Bundle V games be installed on ARM systems?

I know that all of the Humble Bundle games can be installed on Linux systems. Is it possible to install and run them on my phone (a Samsung Galaxy Note), since I have a variant of Ubuntu (ARM-based) ...
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Running Multiple Minecraft Installations on Linux

So I was reading the following trying to solve a problem I'm having, but none of the answers were good enough for my specific situation. Essentially, I'm trying to run multiple versions of Minecraft ...
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Is there a distribution of Nethack with saving?

In nethack, you can't save and reload if you die. I want to do this. Is there a distribution of nethack that will let me?
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How do I save a game in Cube 2: Sauerbraten?

I am playing the game Cube2: Sauerbraten on my Linux machine and I don't find a way to save this game. I have gone through all the options for a shortcut that allows me to save it, but that effort was ...
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Is there a MARS working on GNU/Linux?

I am looking for a MARS (a software to run CoreWar warriors) working on GNU/Linux, but the only one I could find (nMars) crashes when I open or create a warrior file.
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Difficulty installing The 7th Guest on DOSBox

I am having difficulty running a game using DOSBox. The problem begins after I begin the installation. It runs through fine, until it asks which drive I would like to copy the files to. It only shows ...
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Is it possible to play games that run off of Steam, on a Linux or Unix-based OS (other than Mac OSX)?

I was wondering if it is possible to install and play Steam games like Skyrim off a Linux or Unix-base Operating System (OS), such as FreeBSD or OpenSUSE? Update: Apart from installing through Wine, ...
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Black screen under Linux (Fedora 16)

Launch: java -jar minecraft.jar Exception after login: Exception in thread "Minecraft main thread" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /home/fabianhjr/.minecraft/bin/natives/liblwjgl.so: ...
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Connecting my two installs of minecraft?

I have a dual-boot PC, one has windows and one has Linux. They both have minecraft, and I've like them to share the same savegame/server data. Is this possible, and if so how do I set it up?
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Team Fortress 2 Missing Fonts & Poor Performance on Ubuntu 11.10/Wine 1.3

I just installed Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 11.10 x64 with Wine 1.3. It works, but I am missing fonts or something. In the servers dialog, the fonts seem blury. In other dialogs (using those "Team ...
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Having trouble getting Steam Terraria running in Linux

I followed the instruction here to run Terraria on my Fedora install, and when I went to install .NET 4, it said it was already installed. I deleted the registry node, as the instructions say, but it ...
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Can I play LOTRO on Nvidia ION based netbook running 64bit linux?

I have a ASUS Eee PC 1215N netbook, from the Seashell series. It has a Nvidia ION graphic processor. I'm running 64bit Ubuntu Linux (11.10 Oneiric Ocelot) on it. I've tried to install LOTRO on it ...
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How can I link my Spacechem profiles between Linux and Windows?

I dualboot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Since SpaceChem is one of the few HIB games coming in .deb format, I decided to install it on Ubuntu as well. Now, for Minecraft what I did was create a symbolic link ...
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Where is the “terrain.png” file located in Linux?

I have tried to search for it in my home directory and my .minecraft directory without any success. find / -name terrain.png also outputs nothing.
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Java uses all CPU while playing Minecraft

I recently purchased Minecraft, but after I have been playing for about 5-10 minutes, the Java process uses all CPU power, leading to a sudden shutdown. This is weird, because some months ago it ran ...
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How do I change player name in minecraft multiplayer in offline mode in Linux?

I have a small Minecraft server (beta 1.5), and every time I log in via offline mode from a client, my name is "Player". How can I change that? I know of a way to do it in Windows but it doesn't ...
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Are Linux versions of each Call of Duty title available?

I was looking to host a public dedicated CoD server with a hosting provider but worried about the hosting costs and how much costs I will be able to recover. Some people are saying that I should check ...
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Freeciv runs very slow

After some time freeciv runs very slow on my laptop, running onboard intel graphics. I'm using the gtk version on Ubuntu 10.10 and it seems like Xorg is consuming 100% CPU. I'm also running Compiz ...
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Problem running Duke Nukem 3D on Linux

Recently, I tried to run DN3D, but I failed. I got these command line debugging script: EDuke32 2.0.0devel r1864 Compiled Apr 11 2011 15:49:50 Using /home/oneat/ for game data Using ...
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Is anyone playing recent builds of AprQ2 on Linux which has a save game bug?

Probably a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone has played AprQ2 lately, a decent Quake 2 engine. I liked this one because a high-resolution texture pack was available and it compiled and ran well ...
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Does Xbox 360 USB controller work out-of-the-box on Windows/Linux/Mac?

I'm planning buying a wired USB Xbox 360 controller, but I would like to know a bit more about it before actually buying. Most (all?) USB controllers identify themselves as USB HID (Human Interface ...
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How can I play Minecraft in fullscreen mode in Linux?

How can I play Minecraft in fullscreen in Linux? On my system, I only get a windowed mode with a quarter of the screen size and the rest is black. I am using ArchLinux and the awesome awesome window ...
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How can I play Red Alert 2 on Linux?

What should I get (and where from) to play RA2 on Linux?
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Playing Quake 1/2 on Linux?

What should I get, and from where, to be able to play first and second Quake, on Linux, in single-player mode?
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Why is windowed mode always slower in games?

When I run games in Windows or Linux in Windowed mode, my frame-rates always seem to start chunking. Is this a general problem, the machines I'm using not being awesome enough, or or is it just the ...
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Does anyone know any good online resources for gaming on Linux Machines? [closed]

Ubuntu to be precise. And I am looking for lists of games with a short review or some newsgroup or something where I can find out about the latest releases.
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Joystick D-Pad not working on sdlmame

I wasn't sure on which StackExchange site I should ask this, so I'll give it a try over here. I installed sdlmame (0.140-1) and qmc2 (0.2.b17-1) as a frontend on ArchLinux. I enabled a USB joystick ...
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Can Dwarf Fortress be run in console mode?

I don't want to start up an X server at all, I just want to play on a text console. Is this possible?
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Are there any PC games that utilize the Wii Remote's 3D functionality?

Are there any PC games (windows or linux) that support the wiimote? Specifically, games that don't just map the mouse, but use data from the gyroscope (like Wii Sports games: tennis, golf). I want to ...
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How do I run Worms: World Party on Ubuntu?

Can anyone get the game Worms: World Party running on Ubuntu? If so, how? Since that game is old, I think there has to be a way.