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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Can you play all Steam games on Linux (not on SteamOS)?

Can you play all Steam games on Linux (not on SteamOS)?
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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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GNOME desktop crashes when I start Minecraft Java Edition on GNU/Linux(e.g. Ubuntu, Fedora)

When I start the Minecraft Java Edition launcher and load completed, the GNOME desktop crashes. I tried it over 6 times, but it still crashes. I need to solve this problem to play Minecraft on GNU/...
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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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Can I get a Linux Minecraft server to use multithreading?

I am using a raspberry pi 4B to run a Minecraft server. It has a quad-core CPU at 1.5GHZ. I am also using spigot 1.16.5. Is it possible to make Minecraft use all CPU cores instead of just one? I am ...
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AOE2 DE: How to disable debug information?

Some time ago I somehow enabled debug information in AOE2 DE, which is displayed in top left corner all the time (including main menu, etc.). This information sadly cannot be disabled by pressing F5 / ...
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How do I start the Linux version of Mount & Blade: Warband from GOG in Fedora?

So, I got myself Mount & Blade: Warband from GOG, but when I want to start it, I get something like: error while loading shared libraries: libcurl-gnutls.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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I was attempting to run a minecraft server on 1.8.9 on my raspberry pi. I followed a tutorial and when I attempted to run it is gave this message

Does anyone have any idea what is causing this and how to fix it? I am not familiar with Linux and would like some help/
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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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Asian fonts aren't displaying in Teeworlds

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 in Fedora?

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? [duplicate]

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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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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