Questions tagged [linux]

Linux is a free, open source, Unix-like operating system that forms the basis of many other operating systems, such as Ubuntu. This tag should be used when the question is specifically about a Linux-based version of a game, or about gaming on Linux devices, (such as PC and mobile).

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Terraria server crashes when I run it as a service

I'm running Terraria as a systemd service, with a service file like the following: [Unit] Description=server daemon for terraria [Service] User=terraria Type=exec RestartSec=10s ExecStart=/opt/...
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How do I install StarCraft 1.18 on Wine with 64-bit Linux?

I'm trying to install the free StarCraft 1.8 on Linux using Wine. When I try to run the installer I receive a message: ".../StarCraft-Setup.exe" not supported on this system Do I need to ...
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Teeworlds - Asian fonts aren't displaying

In Teeworlds on Linux, Korean/Chinese/Japanese fonts just display as a bunch of []s. This is true both in-game and in the settings: This is true whether I install from my package repository, the ...
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How do I start the Linux version of X3: Reunion from GOG?

Hoi, I recently bought the Linux version of X3: Reunion from GOG, but I can't find a way to start it. My system: Fedora 32, 64-bit version I went via terminal into the X3 Reunion folder and started it ...
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How to avoid the DirectX/Vulkan/32-bit selector when starting Hades?

Whenever I start Hades on Steam it asks whether I want to run the DirectX, Vulkan or 32-bit version. I always use the Vulkan version, and it would be great to not have to select this every time. Is ...
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Minecraft FPS at Windows and Linux [closed]

At my pc (intel core i3-10100, GTX1660 SUPER 6GB) Minecraft runs at max graphics with 100+ fps. But At Linux(Mint)(in virtual box), it runs at ~20-30 fps, why so slow? P.S. Minecraft versions is 16.0+
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PPSSPP games on external HDD Linux/Ubuntu

How to access my PsP games which are located on external HDD by PPSSPP emulator? I searched all folders that are in /root and found nothing.
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Where can I find the GOG version of Torchlight 2's save folder under Linux?

I'm playing Torchlight 2 and want to backup my save but I don't know where to find the savegame folder. Under Windows, it was something like C:\Documents\My Games\, etc. I found this webpage: https://...
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How to quickly restart a game after a crash/freeze on Wine(Linux)?

Some games takes a long time merely to reach the Main menu. After a crash, in the middle of a fight, what you least want is to wait a huge reload time. So, after the crash, we would have to wait for ...
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Will Arma 3 work with Linux through Steam Play?

I really want to get Arma 3, but I am using Linux. Arma 3 is officially only available on Windows. Will this work with Linux via Steam Play?
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Can I use Datel Data Max as a means to retrieve any saved progress in PS2 memory card using GNU/Linux and PSX2?

In my computer I want to have a way to be able to play ps2 games via the PSX2 emulator and store my game's progress in a ps2 memory card so I can continue in mt ps2. In ebay I found the Datel Data Max ...
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Raft and objects are white

I just installed Raft, and all the objects in the game appear white. Specs: Acer Nitro 5 Ubuntu 20.10 graphics card: NVIDIA GeFORCE 1650 driver: nvidia-driver-455 PROTON_USE_WINED3D=1 %command% ...
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Is it possible to play minecraft with a single account on different platform (mac, windows and Linux)

Is it possible to play minecraft with a single account on different platforms (mac, windows and Linux) without purchasing again on each platform. If yes, is the game progress synced if I switch ...
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Should you delete your Saves folder when reverting to vanilla Skyrim if you want to retain those saves?

I have installed a load of mods over the past few weeks and now have a much clearer idea of what I want to keep and what I don't. My /Data folder is a mess as a result. I was considering doing a clean ...
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Steam says during game update “not enough free disk space” even though there is clearly enough space

$ df -h | grep -Ei '(/|games|on|tmp)$' Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/dm-0 220G 178G 31G 86% / tmpfs 16G 25M 16G 1% /tmp /dev/...
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Minecraft isn’t showing my installations on Arch Linux

I recently re-installed my laptop with Arch Linux and so naturally i installed the Minecraft launcher. I then made a symbolic link ~/.minecraft pointing to the directory where i kept my minecraft ...
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Is it possible to remap Alt+F4 for Starcraft 2 running on Arch Linux?

I am playing Starcraft 2 on Arch Linux, using the Awesome window manager. I'd like to remap Alt+F4 to the 4th camera position. As it currently works, Alt+F4 tries to close the game obviously. Alt+F4 ...
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Starcraft II on Linux through Lutris, is DXVK safe?

I want to install SC2 in Arch Linux, so I need to do it through Lutris and part of the process requires me to install DXVK. Reading the Arch Wiki it says about DXVK: Warning: DXVK overrides the ...
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Unable to login to Minecraft java edition on Linux using Microsoft account

I have installed Minecraft java edition on latest linuxmint OS. I could see an option to login using email id and password. Which username and password is this ? I created a microsoft account. But I ...
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Steam remote play poor quality on linux as a client

I get very poor video quality (pixelated) when playing games from my laptop via steam remote play on ubuntu 20.10. When I use the same laptop, with the same settings on win10 - the quality is ...
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Where to put mods after installing mc-installer snap?

I installed Minecraft on Ubuntu 20.04 with sudo snap install mc-installer. I've also downloaded some mod .jar files, but there doesn't seem to be a "mods" folder within the installation – ...
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Is There any way to Install Minecraft on a USB stick?

So I have a disk quota of around 1.979gb on my Linux installation, and I really want to play Minecraft. Currently, I have it installed and it runs fine, but I have a lot of files for school. I ...
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Why can't the minecraft resourepack folder be a symlink to elsewhere?

Just a quick question, I tried to use a different folder for the resourcepacks so I could store them elsewhere and then use a symbolic link to the resource pack folder but minecraft doesn't see zip ...
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ScummVM game doesn't fit the screen

The Curse of Monkey Island from GOG installed via Lutris (Ubuntu 18.04) is not scaled up to fit the screen. This is alleviated by using "OpenGL" as the "Graphics Mode" for that ...
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I can't figure out how to run games downloaded from itch.io on Linux MInt [closed]

I downloaded the file, and extracted it, but i cant figure out how to run it. It is pretty straightforward on wondows, their is an exe file. But i cant figure it out on linux.
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How to download a game from steam using wget

I was wondering if I could stop my current download (currently on Windows), start my Linux Distro (native installed) and mount the windows drive, then download there the game via wget or something ...
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Can you run (and save) Minecraft on a live linux USB?

I prepared my Linux Mint usb, and it works fine. I downloaded minecraft, ran it fine, then i used the USB again today and it did not have minecraft on it anymore. I prepared the USB with rufus, and it ...
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Unable to get the server IP address via CS:GO “status” command in linux

I got this after running the status command in the CS:GO console: ] status Connected to =[A:1:176517124:15634]:0 hostname: Valve CS:GO EU West Server (srcds006.131.40) version : 1.37.6.8 secure os ...
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On my older laptop or desktop, NVidia drivers won't work properly?

I have an older PC, and installed Linux on it to give it some new life. It has a gaming gpu in it, but it won't run games nearly as fast now. So I read you need the proprietary nvidia driver as the ...
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How to stop WINE games from popping through pulse/alsa, steam edition

In general, I'm looking to create a more userfriendly way of solving a frequent audio issue in various games. The problem It manifests itself as audible clicks or pops. Those clicks or pops happen ...
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Minecraft won't load due to problem with liblwjgl32.so on 64 bit Ubuntu

I'm quite new to using linux as a general, and I've installed minecraft onto my ubuntu machine. I installed the launcher from the Minecraft.deb on the official website, and then played the game. For a ...
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How to play elite dangerous on manjaro linux

I have just recently switched to Linux and I can't find a way to run elite on Linux so far. Does anybody have any solutions for this?
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Minecraft doesn't allow other apps to use sound

The problem is pretty much straight. When I start minecraft and while it's running, no other video or any audio file can be played. No other app (browsers or discord etc.) won't play any sounds. If I ...
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1.8.8 Minecraft server won't run in Debian Linux

I'll make this simple. I run small Minecraft servers on my Raspberry Pi 3B+, and it suffices for very small stuff, but I wanted more power. I grabbed an old Windows laptop that was picking up dust, ...
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Civilization VI/6 crashes on startup on Linux

When I start Civilization VI from Steam on Linux (Fedora 32) the game instantly crashes. No error, no nothing. It briefly says that I'm playing it and then returns to saying that I'm not playing it. ...
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Wasteland 2 on Linux Mint 20 Xfce x64 freezes on loading map

Already seen this, and already tried the nofiles trick in /etc/security/limits.conf (soft nofile=8192, hard nofile=16384). It often hangs at about 10% loading a new map. Neither of these changes (...
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Where are files downloaded when joining servers in Garry's Mod stored on Linux?

I joined a couple of Garry's Mod servers using the game's native Linux client and noticed that it downloaded multiple gigabytes of files while doing so. I believe it said it downloaded these from the ...
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Minecraft crashing on startup in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 instead of Windows for various reasons and I installed Minecraft. When I open it and run version 1.8.9 it crashes almost instantly. This is the error I get when ...
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Sharing game files between Linux & Windows (Dual boot)

I've read the article from itsfoss about how to share a game between Linux & Windows and it got my excited, I've been undecisive about using Linux because I couldn't play video games but now I can!...
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Is there a way to trigger the Loyalty Bonus for having the first game, on Linux?

Is there a way to trigger the Loyalty Bonus for having the first game, on Linux? I assumed it just checked for the existence of the first game's saves in the same place that the rewarding game stores ...
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Why can't I log into the old Minecraft: Java Edition launcher? Throws InvalidCredentialsExeption [duplicate]

I know for a fact that the information is right, but when I try to log in, it says: InvalidCredentialsException: Invalid credentials. Invalid username or password. The launcher's version is 1.6.89-j (...
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Transfering Skyrim save from Windows to Linux

I'm playing Skyrim on a Windows 10 PC via Steam and I'm considering buying a new Linux PC, so I was wondering if I can transfer my old saved game to that new Linux PC. I've seen that in Windows to ...
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How to disable Steam-Play (linux) Notification about proton when launching a game

Anytime you launch a game in steam that uses the SteamPLay feature a popup is displayed warning you about the compatibility tool (image) Is there a way to disable this notification?
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Minecraft: Cannot connect to servers

I recently helped my friend install Minecraft Java Edition on his Chromebook using the Google supported linux beta (which is Linux Debian). He can make a singleplayer world, and it works just fine. ...
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Does Gameranger on Linux work for any multiplayer game?

I tried playing Battle for Middle Earth online with Gameranger through Wine, and when I host or join a game BFME will start up, but when I go to the Network lobby my game just freezes. I'm trying to ...
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Why is Minecraft slower when using Linux?

I recently installed Linux Mint on my MacBook Air, but Minecraft seems to be much slower (lower FPS) than when I played it on Mac OS. Why would Minecraft be slower on Linux? Is there any way to make ...
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I have a problem with steam launching in archlinux

Every single time than I try to launch steam it throws a You are missing the following 32-bit libraries followed by a Failed to load steamui.so error. $steam-runtime Running Steam on arch rolling 64-...
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How do I reduce mouse sensitivity in Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries (7KAA)?

On Ubuntu, the mouse sensitivity in Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries (7KAA) is so high that I have great difficulty in pressing the menu buttons. How can I reduce the mouse sensitivity in 7KAA? ...
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How to play Rocksmith 2014 Remastered on Linux using the USB guitar adapter?

Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Remastered on Linux (specifically NixOS 19.09) does not detect the Real Tone Cable. I've tried some things from protondb: I've set Steam to use the latest Proton release, 4....
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Disable steam controller or other controller home button and other non-game inputs for steam games

I'm looking for any method (system edit, script, program, option) to disable the Guide button, and all button combinations that Steam intercepts in order to perform non-gaming related tasks, such as ...

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