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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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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My minecraft launcher won't load on my chromebook [closed]

When I click on the icon, it just swirls indefinitely, and never actually opens any apps. I tried uninstalling, and reinstalling the launcher using Linux, but it still wont work. I also tried updating ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Minecraft chat sometimes contains 't' when opened on Linux?

Sometimes, when I go to type a chat message on Minecraft (using t to open the chat) there is already a letter t entered in the text field. This is only occurring in Minecraft and nowhere else. I use ...
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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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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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How do I increase font size in L4D2 in-game chat?

On my Linux machine it’s too small and I have to move my head to be able to read anything written there.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I fix TF2 segfaulting running on Linux?

I run Steam natively on Linux. I installed Team Fortress 2, and when I try to start it, I get the normal "Preparing to launch Team Fortress 2" dialog. Then the screen goes black for about 15 seconds. ...
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Steam game display is wrong on multi-monitor setup under Linux

I have a multi-monitor setup on a Linux Mint system. My main monitor is 1980x1200 (16:10 ratio) and my secondary monitor stands pivoted (1050x1680) next to it. Steam itself works fine, even in big ...
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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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Are Steam games sandboxed?

Now that Steam is officially available on Linux, I am very interested in it! However, I wonder what is the security system in Steam? When I download a game through Steam, will the game run as native ...
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Is it possible to install linux on a steam machine?

I would really like to use the system for emulation and GZDoom (especially on the portable steam machine) but it's probably not possible on Steam-OS. EDIT: I know that Steam-OS is linux, but it is a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Optimizing performance Hearthstone Linux

I have to use a weak machine right now, so I have a huge lag while playing Hearthstone. So I was wondering if there a way to optimize its performance ;? Currently I have turned graphics to "Low" for ...
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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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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

I recently switched to an Ubuntu computer and the one thing that annoys me is the lack of games available. However I have found a program called WINE which can run Windows applications (.exe) on Linux ...
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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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Is there a way to get the latest server jar through a URL that doesn't change?

I'm writing a bash script to manage a vanilla server install on my eeePC. Right now I've been using http://s3.amazonaws.com/MinecraftDownload/launcher/minecraft_server.jar to get the minecraft_server ...
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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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