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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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Would installing RPM cause any problems?

I help my brother run a minecraft server for his friends and he needs help updating java. He connects to the server through PuTTY, and is wondering if installing rpm after he has set up the server ...
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How to run Rogue Legacy for Linux on a specific monitor?

I've got a right tack monitor layout, and the vertical monitor is the main one. This makes for rather odd graphics settings in Rogue Legacy: Only vertical resolutions are displayed, up to 1200x1920. ...
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How do I start a Terraria server on Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Mono on my Ubuntu 12.04 server with the following commands: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF echo "deb http:/...
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Location of Freeciv Rule Files on Linux

Where are the rule files located on the Linux filesystem for Freeciv? I appreciate any and all help.
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Can I run Steam games through WINE with native Steam?

All tutorials I see on running Steam games through WINE require Steam to be installed using WINE. I use the native version of Steam, as in the official Linux version. Is there any way I can run Steam ...
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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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Stuck on Cutscene in Dishonored - What Can I Do?

My Problem So, today I got the game Dishonored on Steam and I've been trying it out. Unfortunately, I can't get past the first five minutes or so of the game because I get stuck on the conversation ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Are Linux versions of each Call of Duty title available? [closed]

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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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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Steam running linux and wine at the same time

Would it be possible to have Steam run linux ready games natively, and non-linux based games through wine without having to run two instances of Steam?
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Is there a way to get the latest server jar through a URL that doesn't change?

I'm writing a bash script to manage a vanilla server install on my eeePC. Right now I've been using http://s3.amazonaws.com/MinecraftDownload/launcher/minecraft_server.jar to get the minecraft_server ...
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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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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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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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FH2 server hangs momentarily on player joining

We have a problem with our Forgotten Hope 2 (BF2 modification) server. Sometimes, when player joins the server, the whole thing hangs up momentarily (~0.5‒3.0 sec) with every player on-line at the ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I transfer Steam Games from Win7 to Linux?

Does the Linux version of Steam use the same .vpk files as the Windows version? And if so where is the Steam install located by default on a *nix system? /usr/share/ or /home/user/.steam or somewhere ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...