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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...