Ubuntu is a free operating system that uses the Linux kernel. This tag should be used when the question is specifically about an Ubuntu version of a game, or about gaming on Ubuntu devices, (such as PC and mobile).

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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 ...
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Sound increasing and decreasing randomly in XMoto for Ubuntu 11.04

I have installed the wonderful XMoto game in my Ubuntu 11.04 (2.6.38-8-generic) and when I start the game my sound control became crazy. The sounds decreases and increases randomly. If I close the ...
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Minecraft crashes on ubuntu system

System Specs: Intel DH55HC Intel core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHZ using Java JVM not openjdk. Minecraft works for a while but then it crashes, so I upgraded to 11.04 and graphcs are all choping and the ...
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Fullscreen minecraft with GNOME 2

Every time I press F11 to make Minecraft fullscreen in Ubuntu 10.10, the GNOME panels are ALWAYS annoying me up and down. How to get rid of them? Just clicking again on Minecraft doesn't help :(
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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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How do you get your Steam games to run on Ubuntu through Wine or something similar?

Ok, I was kind of surprised that this hadn't been asked here before, but maybe it's too technical for this site. You guys decide. I've heard lots of different stories about setting up Wine on Ubuntu, ...
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i3 core performance problems

I just tried to play Quake3 (QuakeLive) on a new laptop with an i3 core integrated GPU, running Ubuntu 10.10. Strangely, the performance was terrible. I'm running on intel driver, which seems to load ...
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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.