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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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I get sound but no images/graphics on Minecraft 1.7.10 on Ubuntu?

I downloaded Minecraft 1.7.10 on Ubuntu 64 bit platform for my son. I was told double click on Minecraft.jar in order to start the program however executable bit was missing and when I double clicked ...
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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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Minecraft framerate is lower in Ubuntu. Why?

Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu for various performance reasons, but I've seen a major drop in my Minecraft framerate. Usually I get 100-250 in Windows, but Ubuntu is struggling to keep me at 60. I ...
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Can't get TERA on Steam working under wine

So I've spent about 3 days on my own trying to get Tera to work through Steam. Sadly, no luck. I would like to use PoL (Play on Linux). So I launch it and it says I'm in a game and then it just never ...
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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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How can I find my PPSSPP saves in Ubuntu?

I am using the "PPSSPP" PSP emulator in Ubuntu but I don't know where the save files are, so I can't create a backup copy. Does anyone know a method to do so?
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How to add Minecraft.jar to Steam in Ubuntu

I have created a bin folder in my home directory and put my minecraft.jar in that folder. I then used Steam's "add non-steam game" option and added the minecraft.jar, but when I click play nothing ...
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Framerate drop when looking at panels?

I've recently installed Portal 2 on my Ubuntu partition, and I've noticed an interesting issue that has popped up while playing community test chambers, but it has also surfaced around the beginning ...
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Getting a global_error_asset_load_failed on Hearthstone in Wine, running Ubuntu

So I'm getting the error in the title of the question when I try to start Hearthstone in Wine. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I've only found one thing online, and that's on the battle.net forums here and ...
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Double Action: Boogaloo settings reset every restart

I'm currently playing Double Action: Boogaloo on a 64-bit Xubuntu 14.04 LTS system. I am also running it through optirun. However, every time I start it up, I notice that my settings have reset to ...
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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 run DDO on Linux

I am trying to run DDO on Ubuntu 14.04. I would rather not use a VM. Is there an up to date tutorial?
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How to run Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 in a window with PlayOnLinux and Wine?

Following the instructions from the /r/rct subreddit, I was able to install RCT 2 inside Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux. The only problem is, the game glitches when running in full screen, such as things ...
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How to use Higan 094 on Ubuntu?

I'm new to linux so I'm having some problems. I installed higan emulator (I'm running a virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.10 in a windows 8 notebook) to play some SNES games but at launch it said I had ...
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Seven Kingdoms I (7KAA) does not play music in Ubuntu

Does anybody know why 7KAA cannot play its music in Ubuntu while it is fine in Windows? Game website: http://7kfans.com Music locations: /usr/share/7kaa/music /usr/share/7kaa/music/chinese.wav ...
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Robocraft client not quitting completely after quitting game

Previously, closing the game window would fully quit the application but now it seems that the process remains active in the background, preventing me from relaunching the game (app already running). ...
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Sound and music choppy in Civilization beyond earth

In civilization beyond earth, the in game sound/music is very choppy. Anyone knows how to fix this? Ubuntu 14.04 graphic: GeForce GTX 550 Ti sound: SB Live! EMU10k1
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Should I install the Intel Drivers for Linux to make Minecraft faster?

My computer is pretty old and doesn't handle Minecraft very well. When I played on Windows 7, the max FPS I'd ever get was about 25-30. And, on top of that, the FPS would fluctuate a lot. When the 1.8 ...
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Ubuntu Minecraft server says eula isn't true but is

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 2GB VPS. Whenever I run java -Xmx1500M -Xms1500M -jar minecraft_server.jar nogui with the eula true it says: [17:56:52] [Server thread/INFO]: Starting minecraft server version ...
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I can't get rid of the Super Secret Settings, even after restarting [duplicate]

I've already read some of the similar topics here but none of the suggestions work. No F4, no fn+F4, no restarting the game. Actually, even after months, Minecraft still looks like Super Secret ...
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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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Counter Strike In-Game Text Not Showing up

I recently Installed Counter Strike on Ubuntu 13.10, but some of the text doesn't show up. The menus are fine, but then I have stuff like this I'm not running it under wine, or anything. Is this a ...
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The game always crash after saving

I'm playing the latest alpha build of Prison Architect (alpha-20) on Ubuntu 14.04 via Steam. My problem is that the game always crash when I save the game or when the auto-save is triggered. At the ...
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Using steam game key without steam installation

I want to play Heroes 5 on my ubuntu 13.04. I installed steam and it works. I have purchased the Might and Magic 5 bundle, so I have Heroes 5 with the two expansions and other game that come along. ...
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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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Is it possible to run the Steam version of GTA 4 on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to run GTA4 from Steam on Ubuntu? How would I go about installing it from my Steam client? Do I need to use some sort of Windows application wrapper like Wine? And can I play ...
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Borderlands 2 on Ubuntu 12.04 problems

Okay so I'm running GNU/Linux Ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to play Borderlands 2 and I know it will work as other players have success playing the game. I was told to install the following: vcredist ...
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2nd player control doesn't work in ZNES 1.42 using netplay

Although the question is more technic- and not game-content-related I hope that someone here might help with this issue: We are 2 players who tried to play a ROM over ZSNES 1.42 on two different ...
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How can I install Red Alert 3 on Linux?

I recently found there are several layers of programs (some commercial) one can put on top of WINE to run games better and do everything easier. I'm using PlayOnLinu 4.2.1 with Wine 1.7.4 in 64 bit ...
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Cannot reach more than 60 FPS

Yesterday I installed this game on my PC on Ubuntu 13.04 OS (since for some crazy reason I can't start game on Windows 8) and then I tried to increase FPS at 125 by using: cl_maxfps 125. But the thing ...
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How to always start League of Legends in fullscreen mode?

I managed to install League of Legends in Ubuntu (and wrote a review about it) but, now I want to start the game in fullscreen mode, always. Question: How to always start League of Legends in ...
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Cannot connect to my own dedicated Gmod server

I can open the console in Gmod and use the command connect to try to join "localhost", "127.0.0.1", and "{my_ip_address}". However, these all show me a dialog box that says "Connection failed after 4 ...
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Mouse pointer disappears when smoke begins on the main menu

I've installed Skyrim on my Intel 4000 CPU/CPU based Ubuntu system via PlayOnLinux (latest as of today, tried with wine ~1.5 and ~1.6 rc 1). When I load Skyrim, the mouse cursor shows for maybe 1/4 a ...
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If I download Steam on Ubuntu, does that mean I can play any game I get on Steam ON Ubuntu?

This question may or may not be very stupid, as I am kind of ignorant when it comes to computers. My friend has convinced me to switch to Linux, and I'm trying to figure out how I can game on it.
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How to Run World of Minecraft on Ubuntu?

I have Downloaded World of Minecraft, (WOM), and have received an wom.sh file instead of a jar. I've researched on how to install this but nothing seems to be working. What am I supposed to do? I have ...
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Minecraft Biome Editor for Ubuntu?

I need to change some biomes on my Minecraft server, but I'm on Ubuntu and all the biome editors I can find are for Windows. How can I edit the biomes of my world on Linux/Ubuntu?
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Severe system lag spike when running Minecraft server with more than 1 user?

I am trying to figure out what the problem could be with my game server. Currently it only run a Minecraft server but may run more later. The problem I am experencing is severe system lag spikes when ...
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Minecraft crashing - Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

When I play Minecraft 1.4.2 on Ubuntu (with and without Optifine), after a while (about five minutes or so) it will crash the whole of Ubuntu, SSP and SMP (frozen interface, no responsiveness). ...
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Why can't I connect to any Minecraft servers with Ubuntu?

Okay, so for the past few weeks, I've had a problem with Minecraft. The problem is that when I play on a new server, I log in and everything is fine, but after about 4 or 5 minutes playing, the game ...
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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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How can I play Galactic Adventures in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed Spore and Galactic Adventures in Ubuntu 12.04 using wine-1.4, but when I try to launch Galactic Adventures, the normal game launches. Is there any way to get it to launch with the ...
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How can I transfer my Terraria game from Windows to Ubuntu?

I just dumped Windows because it broke on me and replaced it with Ubuntu. I was able to save the character and world files. Where do I put them to be able to use them on my new OS? I know Terraria ...
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Is Age of Empires II: The Conquerors playable on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Age of Empires II: The Conquerors on Ubuntu?
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Why can't I take screenshots in my Steam games?

I installed Steam through Winetricks on Ubuntu, and I can't take any screenshots. I can't get the Steam overlay to come up either. I've checked that the overlay is enabled in multiple places. ...
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Why does VVVVVV keep freezing?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04, and every time I try to run VVVVVV, it freezes. It won't let me do anything, and before long the window darkens and it tells me that the program is unresponsive and asks me ...
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Why in snes9x (on Ubuntu), if the joystick is disconnected it isn't recognized again?

SNES9x works with my USB joystick alright, but if I need disconnect this joystick (even with the ROM paused), when I connect it again it doesn't work anymore. Why? How can it be fixed?
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Playing terraria on Ubuntu - Graphic card driver needed?

I'm trying to get Terraria working on my Ubuntu notebook (Xubuntu actually). I followed this guide and after hours of struggling I finally managed to install XNA, and .net and all the Microsoft stuff. ...
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Unable to talk in SMP chat

Whenever I enter any server on Minecraft, if I press T and write later on I can't send that message to the chat. I've already tried removing /bin folder and letting the game download it again, but ...
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Minecraft crashes on a ubuntu 11.04 system with an EVGA GT 240 video card [closed]

I have a computer with Minecraft It runs Ubuntu 11.04 The game freezes sometimes and it outputs this bug report: System: Linux 2.6.38-10-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 28 15:07:17 UTC 2011 x86_64 X ...