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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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Xbox Controller Connected But Not Detected in Linux

My Xbox controller with fully updated firmware is connected via Bluetooth as confirmed by a solid white light on the controller, and the system shows as connected: Further more, xpadneo is installed ...
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Any solution to play Roblox on Linux?

Has anyone figured out how to play Roblox on Linux? I’m looking for solutions and would love to hear your experiences or advice. Any help is welcome.
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How can I play Minecraft through a SOCKS5 proxy server on Linux?

The title explains most of it: I have been searching around regarding this question and have searched places like: Run Minecraft with proxy on Linux, How can I play Minecraft through a proxy server? ...
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Autonauts on Debian 11: how to make it work with Proton?

I want to play Autonauts on Debian 11 using Steam Play compatibility tools (Proton). How to make it work correctly using Proton? No version seems to be able to make it work.
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Debian 12 Nestopia 1.52.0-1 has bugged default NES gamepad input

I installed Nestopia through the official Debian repos (using Debian 12), i.e. sudo apt install nestopia. I also have one of those official Nintendo NES gamepads that have the Wii connector, and I ...
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Allow a child to play minecraft multiplayer on Java Edition (Linux)

How can I do the necessary incantations to allow my child to play minecraft? For Xbox and on non-Java edition there are instructions (follow link). They say to allow the child's account to join clubs, ...
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Garry's mod library.so not found

I already asked this question on Stack Overflow, but someone told me to ask it here. So Garry's Mod is not working because some libraries were not found. OS: Linux Mint 21.1 Kernel: 6.2.0 I apparently ...
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Hitman 3 on Steam/Proton via Linux Fedora 38

When trying to play Hitman 3 (2021) on Linux Fedora 38 via Steam Proton, the following problems sometimes occur for me: Game does not start properly. After starting, there is a short black screen but ...
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Crash of Duke Nukem Forever in Ubuntu Steam - Proton experimental - Nvidia RTX 3060

I have an issue. My old laptop died and I bought a new PC with a MAG B550 Tomahawk motherboard, a Ryzen 5 5000 with Radeon and a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060. I installed the latest Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and ...
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Character keeps moving for seconds when I let go of the movement key in Skyrim

I play Skyrim (GOG) on Ubuntu (using Wine and Lutris), and this bug is an ongoing debate that seems to be related to the game itself. I have looked over Steam discussions, and most of the links shared ...
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How to resolve "You must install .NET Desktop Runtime to run this application (6.0.16 x64)"?

I'm trying to run the Lord of the Rings - Battle for Middle Earth "All in One Launcher" on Linux via Wine 8.11. When I run it, I get the following error prompt: When I run dotnet --list-...
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Minetest Server Can't Be Reached From WAN, but Minecraft Can

I'm trying to run a Minetest server that people can connect to. If I run a Minecraft server with my ports open, I can see port 25565 at canyouseeme.org. When I run a Minetest server with the same port,...
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Cannot download Epic Cloud saves on Heroic Games Launcher

The save download progress seems stuck. I tried Filament which supports save sync on Heroic. I scrolled down to 'Cloud Saves Sync' and expanded. Then I chose a directory as a save location. I selected ...
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How do steering wheels work as input/output devices?

I am trying to understand problems with how steering wheels work on Linux (or not). Does every model of steering wheel require a specific driver? And why? I think that they shouldn't need special ...
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How can I open the Steam console from the flatpak version of Steam?

In Linux (Fedora Silverblue) I have attempted to open the Steam console using a terminal with the command "steam -console", which this steam community thread suggests, but that did not work. ...
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Where is SuperTux user folder located on latest Debian Bullseye Stable install?

The title says it all: "Where is SuperTux user folder located on latest Debian Bullseye Stable install?" The .supertux2 folder is not located in my home directory, as many suggest. I haven't ...
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Discord doesn't show Rich Presence of game run with Flatpak Steam

So I got a problem: When I launch a game on Steam, Discord is always able to pick up the game (like Papers, Please or Dude, Stop!), but not any other detail (like the actual/proper name of the game, ...
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The Stanley Parable freezes after a few minutes of playing

I just purchased the original The Stanley Parable, so I can try the game out for myself without having to... go on some sketchy website and download it. After purchasing it, I installed the game, ...
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Grayed out options in the Oblivion launcher on Linux Lubuntu 20.04

Why is the play button disabled/grayed out in the TES IV: Oblivion launcher? I'm using Linux, Lubuntu (20.04), and the game was downloaded from Steam. Using Proton 7. I've tried running the main .EXE ...
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How do I run Dwarfs!? on Linux?

Dwarfs has a native Linux port. It uses some very old libraries and is 32-bit, however. I haven't managed to get it running again on a modern arch-64 install. What to do? For starters, take a look at ...
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Steam is unable to find mangohud when included in launch option

So I've installed Steam using Flathub to play game on Linux with mangohud to display FPS with CPU, GPU stat as an overlay. And in the documentation, to display the overlay on games, all I have to do ...
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What Proton version is being used automatically for each game?

I'm running the-great-ace-attorney-chronicles and forcing it to use Proton-7 because whatever default Proton it's using somehow breaks the video display. But how do I find what the default is, so ...
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Where's the save file stored in Linux / Ubuntu?

The PC Gaming Wiki says they're supposed to be in: <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1158850/pfx/\userdata<user-id>\1158850\remote\ Which for me, seems to be: /home/[name]/.local/...
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CSGO: Laggy on Linux

Today I fired up Counter Strike Global Offensive for the first time in almost a year. Great to be back but I'm noticing some lag while playing the game locally with bots only. My system specs seem to ...
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Two Point Hospital crashes during loading screen and crashes Steam as well

I installed the game yesterday. When I decided to launch the game all went well until it arrived at the loading screen. After it showed the Sega logo, it stayed there for 20 seconds, and after that it ...
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Why does Hades on Linux fail to launch both before and after hardware changes?

My wife has an eight year old computer we're building a replacement for. Recently, Hades started to a black screen with a cursor; and Cat Quest 2 claimed no graphics card was installed. I replaced the ...
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Where do I find custom maps in Trackmania when playing on Linux

I am playing Trackmania: Nations Forever on steam, but my system is Arch Linux. And I cant find anywhere to put my custom maps. Where are they stored?
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Every time I try to log in to Minecraft it says failed to log in: Invalid session [duplicate]

I'm playing Minecraft, and Suddenly I get kicked and it says Failed to log in: invalid session. I retry, and it says the same thing over and over. I restart my game, nothing. Even my launcher, nothing....
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How to change Java's default installation folder for Minecraft

I have my .minecraft folder on a USB drive, but it's getting old to keep copying and pasting it into my root directory every time I want to play. It's nice keeping all my Minecraft files on a USB, but ...
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Which Lutris version works best with Star Trek Armada 2

Which Lutris version works best for playing Star Trek Armada 2 on Ubuntu Linux? Don't use the FS Hack, it messed up the display. I tried 6.4 which crashed sometimes. You also had to press Escape to go ...
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How to be certain that games or other apps in the SteamOS Discover center are legitimate?

When you launch the Steam Deck in desktop mode, the UI by default contains a shortcut to something called "Discover Software Center". My experience with Linux-based system is very limited, ...
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Random crashes with Hitman 3 on Linux via Steam Play/Proton

This is a question mainly for people playing Hitman 3 on Linux. I am trying to play Hitman 3 via Steam Play (Proton) on pc running Ubuntu 20.04 but I have random crashes in the level Chongqing. After ...
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Donkey-me crashes all the time

I want to play Donkey Kong in Linux. I use Manjaro xfce. I've seen that there is a game called Donkey-me on AUR which is almost the same game as Donkey Kong, but it failed to open after I installed it....
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Ext4 secondary drive not accepted by Steam on Linux

My computer restarted with Steam open and upon relaunching it none of my games on a secondary internal SSD were recognized. The drive is Ext4 and the relevant line from fstab is UUID=99d2c67d-cbd0-...
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How to make Proton work correctly on Debian?

Some months ago I tried using Ubuntu (18.04) as my gaming setup. There I used Steam and its compatibility layer Proton. It worked just fine. Now, I am using Debian (12), because my gaming PCs sata ...
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How can I reset controller configuration for a specific game in Steam?

Background I own a PS5 controller, my operating system is Ubuntu 22.04. I installed a new game in steam, and it was listed as having partial controller support. I did not see any controller ...
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How can I disable esync in Lutris?

One of the games I'm playing through Lutris crashes frequently, and I've narrowed its cause down to a feature in wine called esync. I want to disable esync but... I don't know how. The readme I linked ...
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Steam overlay text is missing on Linux

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 as my primary OS, and also installed steam on it, 2 games are installed: Stardew Valley and Terraria. I've got one issue with the Steam overlay. Steam overlay rendered perfectly ...
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How do I kick someone in cube2 Sauerbraten

I play cube2 sauerbraten. I was working on a map with some freinds, when this creep came and began to ruin my map making the sky pink and messing stuff up. He comes on every time I go on. Is there ...
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Pressing ANY key that is mapped in the keybindings and spacebar simultaneously prevents jumping

I am having input issues on Minecraft 1.13 and up. Pressing ANY key that is mapped in the keybindings and spacebar simultaneously prevents jumping. This problem happens only on Linux AFAIK, I tried ...
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Run Minecraft with proxy on Linux

I've seen the following thread: How can I play Minecraft through a proxy server? But I'm running Linux and I don't have a Minecraft jar file. I only have a binary file that is under the /usr/bin ...
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Brick Rigs Graphics Issue

So I am currently trying to run Brick Rigs on my Linux Machine using Wine and DXVK. Game runs and I can "play" but the key is I can't see anything, that means I only see one color instead of ...
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pcsxr FF9 cheats

I'm running FF9 (PS1 pal version) in pcsxr under linux. I want make it a little bit easier for me. I found this I have no idea how the form is to use this cheats. What I know is I have to copy in my $...
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Mouse cursor moving out of window on Minecraft (Chrome OS)

In Minecraft Java Edition on my Chromebook Duet the mouse cursor just goes out of the Minecraft window when playing instead of centering itself. I used Pi-Apps in Ubuntu 21.04 (in Crostini) to install ...
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Where to Download .PAK Files for Dune Legacy

I just installed Dune Legacy on Ubuntu and got a message saying that I need to download and properly save several .PAK files from the original Dune II game. I have never owned Dune II, so I do not ...
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Steam won't launch in Windows 10 dual boot with Ubuntu 20.04

I have a laptop with dual boot (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04). It has been about 2 months that I have been using dual boot. Before I installed Ubuntu 20.04, my Windows 10 had Steam installed. Then I ...
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How do I change Minecraft Java for Linux game instance directory location?

NOTE: The system I am talking about is Linux which has different file system from Windows, meaning %APPDATA%/.minecraft is non-existent in Linux So I have installed Pop!_OS to learn linux and I have ...
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Roblox for Linux not working

I know that Roblox is made for Windows, but I didn't want to spend time installing it on my PC that already runs Linux perfectly fine. I did some research and found that I needed to install something ...
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io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$annotatedconnectexception on Linux Minecraft Server [duplicate]

There are numerous threads on this same issue, which I know because I've read a lot of them, but nothing's worked so far. I had a Debian modded Minecraft server that ran fine apart from a horrendous ...
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How can I stop Minecraft Launcher from requiring Microsoft sign-in every launch?

My son plays Minecraft Java Edition on Kubuntu 20.04. Up until recently (a couple weeks ago), it would always log him in automatically. Then, it stopped doing this, and prompted him to choose "...
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