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There is currently a subset of Steam's entire collection available on Linux (viewable on the Featured Linux Games page), however Valve is making a concerted push toward Linux as the OS of choice for gaming, meaning that more will follow. There are two reasons for this push to Linux, They believe Microsoft's Windows 8 is a catastrophe They (and a few third ...


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There is a bug with Steam under Wine, where the overlay causes some games to crash. To prevent this, Winetricks installs Steam with one library override: gameoverlayrenderer.dll (disabled) Which, naturally, disables the Steam overlay, and the in-game functions it provides, such as screenshotting. To change this, open winecfg in the proper wineprefix (...


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First, do yourself a favor and make sure you're using the right drivers. To see your video driver, run lspci -k | grep -A 2 -i "VGA". If you are rocking the integrated graphics and see the Intel driver, you're good. If you should be using nvidia drivers and don't see it there, either download the drivers straight from their website (and buy painkillers) or ...


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Dota 2 is now supported on Linux! Not only can you now watch games in client on Mac and Linux computers, the complete Dota 2 game is available for Mac and Linux players. Grab it here.


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Try borderless-windowed mode! Add -windowed -noborder in the launch options.


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As of 15 Feb 2013, Steam is officially available on Linux!


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Steam has a limited number of games available on its Linux platform. You can visit the Steam Linux store to see which games are available.


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Yes, actually. Wine will run Steam and DotA 2 (along with other source games, including TF2) fine. There are some particle rendering and lighting issues though. Also, performance varies by desktop environment. XFCE and LXDE have the best track record, where Unity and KDE have the worse. There is also a pulseaudio bug that crashes your game when it tries to ...


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General Notes (I'm sorry for any spelling-, grammar- and wording-errors and over-complicated expressions and explanations, English is not my native language...) I managed to get Minecraft running on my ARM-Chromebook; however, it may not work for future releases (perhaps you will have to modify the scripts, perhaps it won't work at all). The Launcher I ...


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It should be possible to play using Wine, as shown on their website here.


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This is a little bit tricky. The oddest concept you need to know is that there are two ways to install Steam on Ubuntu. One natively, and one through Wine. THESE WILL NOT RUN THE SAME GAMES. The native Steam version will only let you install games with a native version, and I think you've discovered that does not include HoM&M5. However, the Steam ...


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Since the only way to run Terraria on Ubuntu is through WINE as Ben Brocka and lunboks have suggested, I will answer your actual question, assuming that you are using WINE and if you are not, I would suggest that you revise your question to provide more information about your setup. While I'm sure you knew this if you backed up your files, but to provide ...


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Crashes are caused often by: Driver issues, not enough ram, bug in minecraft. Try increasing the amount of ram available to java with these options: -Xms512M -Xmx1024M


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Deactivate V-Sync. That happens in any game with Vertical Sync activated.


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Stop server program Remove eula.txt Start server program (generates new eula) Edit eula.txt to say EULA=TRUE and SAVE it. DONE!


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Originally, I assumed that the Intel driver you wanted to install was already included in your Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I booted up into a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit), and checked the list of installed packages for the Intel driver. I found it, along with the packages needed for OpenGL support. Even though the generic (vesa) drivers are ...


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This best way to enable it from steam is to create a .desktop shortcut to run the jar package. This will also allow you to provide name, description and icon to steam, as well as providing the full command line, including attributes.


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Try getting your 'text' and doing ctrl+c to copy (highlight it) and in-game do ctrl+v.


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The Dropbox way As CW3 make the save cross compatible with windows / ubuntu and mac, you can share a same save file. How-to : First, you'll need a cloud account, I choose Dropbox, but it'll probably work with every others. Careful, this is only to share a same save, not merge two save in one : you'll have to choose which one you want to keep and be sync ...


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I don't know much about Ubuntu, but several similar reports suggest that this is a problem with Nautilus in 11.04 and nothing to do with Minecraft. Unfortunately, not much is offered in the way of advice, beyond sudo killall nautilus after the crash to get things working again. General troubleshooting may still help, however: Ensure your drivers (...


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Those messages from dmesg are the most important factors here. It appears your fglrx drivers are either outdated or broken/misconfigured. If there are fglrx updates, I'd get them (note that the fglrx version in the repositories isn't nearly as up-to-date as the one from ATi's website - but that one requires a little more work to install than the one from ...


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I'm not sure why you'd need to be frequently unplugging your joystick mid-game, but why not just take a save state, play musical chairs with your usb devices, restart snes9x, and reload your save state?


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All you need to do is go to options-Chat settings- and make sure that chat is on "shown"


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My best experience of Age of Empires 1 and 2 was running a Windows 98 WM on VirtualBox. I found Wine acceptable, but the Win 98 VM used so little resources that it was preferable to Wine. You can use an XP VM, but you have to restart explorer.exe after starting the game to resolve a couple of graphics glitches (this is true of a hardware install of XP ...


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You can execute sh files in a terminal (for example gnome-terminal). To make the file executable (which you already did): chmod +x wom.sh to run the file: ./wom.sh


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SOLUTION: Ok, I went to a friend's house and he showed me how dumb I was. As I said, I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm used to Windows' UI, so I always forget that, in the Ubuntu's UI, the menus are located in the top left area of the screen and not in the program's window. So I was able to enter the settings menu and map my controller In Higan, the mapping is ...


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Inside PlayOnLinux, go to the "Configure" screen for the RCT2 installation, then go to the "Wine" tab then click "Configure Wine." Once the configuration window loads, click on the "Graphics" tab and click "Emulate a Virtual Desktop." You can also download the hack that allows RCT2 to be run natively in a window, but this is a far easier solution for Linux.


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"DDO" is not an abbreviation I'm familiar with, but I'm assuming you're referring to Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited. If so, you're in luck. WineHQ has a step-by-step tutorial for it, and DDO on Wine is rated platinum. I strongly recommend visiting WineHQ and poking around, and if you should attempt this, the method that uses PlayOnLinux ...


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