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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Disable steam controller or other controller home button and other non-game inputs for steam games

I'm looking for a method (system edit, script, program, option) to disable the guide button, and all button combinations that Valve's platform Steam intercepts and in order to perform non-gaming ...
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How can I run the minecraft client on CentOS 7?

I have CentOS 7.7 installed on my system. I've downloaded Minecraft.tar.gz from the official download site and when I try to run its minecraft-launcher binary I get the following errors: ./minecraft-...
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Minecraft Server Failed to connect

Im trying to set up a minecraft server on a centos 7 vm so that my friends and I can play. I've been following a guide on how to set it up and was able to make it all the way through until the actual ...
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How do I get Steam Indie Games to run under Linux or even a Mac? [duplicate]

I am interested in getting Children of Morta or similar games to run on Mac or Linux. They are pretty decent machines with dedicated AMD GFX cards. How to emulate Windows for gaming or get such games ...
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How can I play Starcraft 2 under Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Unfortunately, I only have a laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 as operating system. I'd still love to play a round of Starcrft II for sake of old times. I already tried to follow the "walk-through" from this ...
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How to transfer world saved on linux desktop to minecraft server on linux computer using linux commands

So i have been trying to transfer a minecraft world save from my linux desktop to my linux minecraft server but have no idea how to move from desktop directory to linux server directory. I am also ...
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Window loses cursor lock when using media controls

I'm running league of legends on debian (don't ask why), and whenever I use media controls (for example play/pause, next/previous track), the game loses the cursor lock, which makes it impossible to ...
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Left click opens menu Indev

I finally managed to get all minecraft indev versions to work, however the biggest issue is when I click something the escape menu opens. The solutions for modern minecraft don't apply to indev as you ...
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Sims 3 Steam release changes monitor colors slightly when full screen

When I launch The Sims 3 on Windows via Steam, the colors are brightened when you press shift+tab to bring up the steam overlay. Conversely, on Linux (specifically, Ubuntu and derivatives, with Valve'...
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Trying to downgrade the Steam version of Stardew Valley on Linux from 1.3 to 1.2

I'm trying to downgrade my Steam version of Stardew Valley from 1.3 to 1.2 on Linux (for the .xnb mods), and I stumbled upon this tutorial, which explains how to downgrade, but has the Windows version ...
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minecraft crashing all of a sudden in linux - told it is 'driver' issue

I have been playing Minecraft on my HP Pavillion for over 2 years and suddenly the other day it started crashing. When I went through the logs, I found an error that when I search it on google is said ...
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Creating a Linux (or Minecraft) Macro that would change the seed number to a random number and start the server

I am new to Linux so any help is good help. I am trying to make a Minecraft Hardcore server for me and friends, where once you die, you are dead and can only spectate, but that is not what I need help ...
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Lutris: Vsync Off for League of Legends Manjaro 18

I'm currently running Manjaro 18 with Lutris installed to play League of Legends. Everything works fine until I actually try to go into game. In the champion select screen I notice that it is telling ...
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Grand Theft Auto V won't load in Steam on Ubuntu 18.10 using Proton 3.16-9beta ERR_GFX_D3D_NOD3D1X_4

I am not able to get Grand Theft Auto V working on my computer. I have searched the internet and tried everything I could find. So here's the details, hopefully someone can help... I have installed ...
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Use Steam/Proton (a.k.a. Wine) on Linux to run Windows games which are not part of Steam?

I am using Steam on Linux and am very happy. I have purchased many Windows-Only games on Steam which play flawlessly on Linux/Steam with Steam's Wine-implementation called Proton. Now I would like to ...
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How to keep steam in offline mode?

I use Steam on Ubuntu almost exclusively without internet. I've taken the following steps to enable offline mode: Per this answer, created a file ~/.steam/steam.cfg with the following contents: ...
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Payday 2 on Linux: locked at 60fps with NVIDIA's Kernel Mode Setting

I use Nvidia's DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) Kernel Mode Setting (see here) to get rid of screen tearing on my desktop. I've also tried to use compton to get rid of screen tearing but their solution ...
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Minecraft: After tunneling via ssh I get the following

So I have a similar problem to this thread: Using SOCKS with Minecraft Addison Crump's "another method" essentially helped me coming to the point where I am now. I did the following: I replaced my ...
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minecraft server is running on linux, nmap reports ports are open, on local lan. Can't connect to it

I'm running minecraft Server on Ubuntu 18.04 - the minecraft_server.jar. status says its running on the machine. nmap shows its running and ports are open. The local IP is 192.168.1.36 and the port ...
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Dwarf fortress game size in text mode [duplicate]

I'm trying to play Dwarf fortress in the console on Linux (more exactly, on the virtual terminal). To archive this, I set [PRINT_MODE:TEXT] and I could start up dwarf fortress in the terminal/virtual ...
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Roblox for Linux

Is there any Roblox version for Ubuntu Linux? I need help and I want to enjoy playing Jailbreak and driving in my SUV and my Buggati!
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Is there a painless way to run Starcraft 2 on Linux?

Now that Starcraft 2 is free to play, is there a painless way to run it in Linux? People have been doing it with different success for years, but the hacks are spead over different resources and ...
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Minecraft chat sometimes contains t when opened on Linux

I use Minecraft on Linux (Arch and Ubuntu, problem exists in both distros) with OpenJDK and am experiencing the issue, that when I enter the chat with t there is already a letter t entered in the text ...
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How to fix random crashes with Linux+AMD on Vulkan & Source Engine games?

Problems: TF2 crash after 30 minutes of gameplay with random texture or dx8 errors Source games like Portal 2 (and mods like Thinking with Time Machine) or Insurgency does not start or crash Vulkan ...
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DDO on Linux: game opens in 800x600 resolution

I've installed DDO (Dungeons & Dragons Online) on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) using wine. The launcher runs fine, and the client itself runs but is stuck in 800x600 resolution. This isn't even enough ...
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How to set default color and brightness of LEDs of the DualShock 4 controller on Linux?

I've bought a DualShock 4 controller and don't own a PlayStation 4 console. It's recognized on my ArchLinux systems out of the box. Newer kernels support it natively. The sole issue is that by ...
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Signal 11 caught. The server exits when the item is delivered via RCON

I try to give an object to the player on the server via RCON using the GiveItemNumToPlayer command. After sending the command the object is not issued and the server is shutting down. The server has ...
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Minecraft Linux Don't Work: Can't Open Library

After I clicked "Play", Minecraft crashed in about 3 seconds, and here is the message: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /home/pi/.minecraft/versions/1.12.2/1.12.2-natives-...
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Texture packs have no effect in Minecraft on Ubuntu

I'm running Minecrat 1.3.1 on Ubuntu 16.04. I can add .zip files to my texturepack and resourcepack folders, and they show up in-game in the texture pack menu. I can select them and turn them on. But ...
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Steam: “You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libdrm.so.2”

It is the weirdest. I opened up my Steam and suddenly received this message when it had been working perfectly fine a couple of days before: It was already installed. I tried reinstalling Steam from ...
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Consistent disconnection by VAC in Linux, despite verifying local file integrity

I got disconnected from an official Team Fortress 2 server by VAC using my Linux machine, even though I have not changed the game files in anyway nor have I added any modifications. Yet, after ...
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Cannot create steam game folder “new steam folder must be mounted on a file system with execute permission”

I created a partition on my second hard drive for steam games. I added a steam library there and successfully downloaded a few games. After I rebooted, the library disappeared. I tried to add it again ...
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Steam says I do not have enough disk space available to install a game, even though I have plenty. How do I solve this?

When I try to install Bioshock Infinite (for example), on the game installation page, it says that I have 12846MB available, but if I look at my Steam library folders through Settings > Downloads > ...
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Is there any way to retrieve a steam CD key anywhere else than in the library screen?

DCS is the last thing I play that I haven't tried running on linux, if I manage to make it work, I'll finally be able to ditch Windows. For those who don't know, DCS is a flight simulator, which uses ...
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How do I enable the console in Supertux2 v0.5.1 on Debian?

I installed Supertux2 from the Debian stretch/stable repositories. According to supertux2 --version, it's v0.5.1, but according to man supertux2, it's v0.3.2-SVN. Anyway. According to the ...
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How do I enable the jetpack mutator in Red Eclipse?

I installed Red Eclipse, v1.5.8-1 from the Debian repositories, but I can't figure out how to enable the jetpack mutator. I remember it being there in a version on an earlier release of Debian, but I ...
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How to download a Linux version of Terraria on Steam

I purchased a copy of Terraria on steam about a year ago to play on my windows laptop. I switched over to a different PC with Linux as its operating system.After downloading Steam,Steam only downloads ...
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Can't run CnCNet for Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge, Linux Multiplayer?

I really want to play with my friend RA2 YR multiplayer in Linux, I can't seem to be able to run CnCNet. Mono does not work as clientogl.exe does not exist. I tried mental omega, it crashes when ...
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Will the humble version of halcyon 6 work on steam for linux?

Halcyon 6 in the Humble Store says the following: Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander is provided via Steam key for Windows and Mac. However, Halcyon 6 in the Steam store claims it supports linux. If I ...
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Water in Ark: Survival Evolved is rendered flat and gray

Running on Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon with Nvidia graphics Card 16 gb of ram (more specific info will follow upon request if necessary) I haven't made any changes to hardware, software, etc. This is an ...
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Can steam backup from Windows be used to restore the game in Linux?

Pretty much what the title says, I want to run Dota 2 on my mint, my friend has updated version on his Windows. And I cannot download 18 GBs worth as I'm running it on 4G LTE Internet and it'd cost a ...
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Texture issues, glitched screens, crashes in games

I have an Intel integrated graphics card (HD 530) and I am having issues with different games in my Linux (Fedora 25): In Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines, the loading screen is glitched and the ...
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How to install a game to a Steam library using steamcmd

In principle, steamcmd is able to download any game. If used without force_install_dir, the game goes into the main library correctly. But if I specify another library using above mentioned parameter,...
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Pause Terraria on Linux?

I'm having trouble with Terraria after moving from mobile to desktop (Linux, GOG version). The biggest issue is pausing it. I've read up on autopause and can pause the game (with some hassle)... but ...
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Which games in my library are supported by steam?

I want to see a list of the games in my library, which are support under linux. How can I see this list? Currently, I use windows.
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Total War: Shogun 2 doesn't use NVIDIA card on linux

Since Total War: Shogun 2 was recently ported to Linux, I decided to install it on my laptop running Arch Linux which has an integrated Intel graphics card (Intel HD 5500) as well as an additional ...
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It is possible to use Xbox One controller on Linux distros?

I'm about to buy a controller, I was thinking on the xbox one controller, but i'm not quite sure if it is compatible with linux systems. I have Debian 8 installed on my computer.
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SteamCMD and Family Sharing on dedicated server

I'm upgrading to a new server soon and would like to make this one a bit more secure than my last one. Since many of the game server binaries I want to install require the game to have been brought, ...
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How do I use a PS4 controller with PPSSPP on Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I configure and use a PS4 controller in PPSSPP on Ubuntu 16.04? I tried to research it but most answers are for the Windows version.
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Assign wired Xbox 360 controller as controller 2 on Linux

There are a few co-op games I'd like to play with family/friends, but since it's not possible to use separate machines for all games and they do support controllers, I would like to allow the second ...