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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.