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How to improve the framerate of XCOM in Ubuntu?

I am currently trying to run XCOM: Enemy Unknown/Enemy Within on Ubuntu 14.04 with an nvidia GeForce GTX 260 graphics card. After some searching of the web, other nvidia users have also been having ...
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Why do I get “Permission Denied” errors even though I have group permission?

I'm trying to run a game called "Dofus", in Manjaro Linux. I've installed it with packer, that put it under /opt/ankama folder. This folder ownership (and for every file inside it) is root user, and ...
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How to use a PS gamepad with OpenWRT?

I'm fairly new to OpenWRT and Linux in general so please bare with me. I'm trying to print the button presses from a playstation gamepad to the console on an Arduino Yun which has OpenWRT. I've used ...
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How can I get Mumble's overlay working?

Mumble and Team Fortress 2 (TF2) both work fine for me individually, but I cannot get mumble-overlay working, either independently or within TF2. I've tried putting the following launch options into ...
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How can I play Windows games on Linux?

I have Elementary OS (Luna) installed. I want to play some famous Windows games, for example GTA. I also can't find some programs I used to use on Windows 7. Is there a way to run Windows ...
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Chrome, Linux Mint, Low FPS in games

I'm running Linux Mint 16 on a desktop computer with Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti (driver 331.20, older driver also has same problems) graphics, and have been using the current stable version of Chrome. ...
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How to install mumbojumbo games on mint?

I heard there are some mumbojumbo games on ubuntu's software center. How can I install theme on linux mint?
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graphics are not rendering properly with Freelancer pc game in wine linux mint

I have a dual-boot system, running Windows XP and Linux Mint16. A friend introduced me to the PC game Freelancer, and I have been enjoying it greatly. For now I have only gotten it to work in ...
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Game server hosting and security

I'm working on a small controlpanel for a hobby project of mine, which is supposed to set up game servers. But I have some concerns regarding security that I would like some input on. My first idea ...
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How to run APB Infinite on Linux?

I want to use Raspberry Pi to run the APB Infinite Neverwinter bot. I cannot make in work using Wine even on Ubuntu.
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is it possible to reverse the output of “filters” command?

On Linux, the filters package could be great fun, really. Is there any way to reverse the output to what it basically was? echo "Hi. My name is Chirp Chirp" | ky00te Hy. My name ys Chyrrp Chyrrp Is ...
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Is there a common launcher for DosBox and ScummVM games?

ScummVM comes with a launcher for starting games. After a game is installed, it displays the names in a window that can be run at full-screen and that can be controlled by the keyboard. Other games ...
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What was the old linux game for programmers, simulating a life on a grid of pixels? [closed]

I remember about 10 years ago in the official Linux repository there was a program, simulating a life of creatures on a grid of pixels (each occupying one pixel). The point of the "game" was in ...
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Facebook games will not work on xubuntu 11.10 how do I fix?

I just had xubuntu 11.10 put on my computer and know nothing about the system. Adobe flash player is installed and up to date, I have only had this running for a few days. My YouTube works just fine ...
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How to change default permissions of files created by a process?

I'm running a game server (unreal tournament 2004) on Centos 6 x86. I use a sh script to start it in a background process. This process (game server) creates different files (demos, logs) and they all ...
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Can't play games fullscreen, Only see black but can hear them

I have installed several games from steam, but when I open all of them they go to full screen and the screen is black. I can hear the sounds of the game but can see nothing. My GPU is a AMD Radeon ...
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Which linux distribution is best for multimedia and gaming? [closed]

I am looking for a Linux distribution which has good multimedia and gaming support for my laptop.
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Humble Bundle 8, Capsized slow yet within system requirements

I just got the humble bundle 8, but when I tried to play Capsized, it was unplayably slow. Linux Mint 11.4. Here's my computer specs: Processor: 2x Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5200 @ 2.50GHz Memory : ...
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How to change the default “fullscreen” monitor?

I have to monitors, one attached to my Nvidia graphics card using HDMI, the other one using VGA (using a DVI-VGA adapter). Most fullscreen games (that even recognizes that there are two monitors) uses ...
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Linux: Current correct/recommended use of games-group?

What is currently considered the correct/recommended/best-practice use of the games-group... As a "device group" for game-ports and joy-sticks, unassociated with the games-user (except for being one ...
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How do you play this old unix game?

I recently tried the simh emulator, pdp11. The disk image I used can be found on the internet, and instructions for booting it are here. Presumably it belonged to Dennis Ritchie, as the username is ...
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No volume control in Nexuiz fullscreen mode

While playing Nexuiz on my Ubuntu in fullscreen mode the volume control buttons on my laptop don't work at all, externally after minimizing the game increasing/decreasing the sound solves the problem ...
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How does one get rid of screen flickering

Some time ago I downloaded Warzone 2100, the screen flickered and I thought it was just part of the game but the next time I went on assault cube that flickered as well (It did not flicker before ...
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Forcing a fullscreen game to run windowed?

I'm having some issues with fullscreen games ruining my display and forcing me to reboot. I'm wondering if there's a way to trick the game into thinking its going in fullscreen, when really I've ...
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Do you know any campaign manager running on linux?

I'm searching for a RPG (roleplaying game) campaign manager running on Linux. The main features are mapping capabilities and intuative layout. Does any of you know one?
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InitDevice::CreateDevice problems with wine

I have a game on my Sony Vaio (Pirates of the Caribbean). Whenever I try to run it under Wine, I get the following error message: InitDevice::CreateDevice The device does not support the queried ...
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Why am I getting an InitDevice::CreateDevice error when I try to run “Pirates of the Caribbean” with Wine?

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on a Sony Vaio. I am using wine 1.3 to run a rather complex yet archaic gaming program, "Pirates of the Caribbean" (2003; not based off the movie). I started it up and after ...
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Running mame on Linux

I tried to install mame on Linux, and the icons appear inside the game folder (xmame, xmame.sdl, xmame.x11) but none of them would run. What is the problem? Edit: It says they are read-only, but I ...
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“Unable to initialize SDL” error when trying to play games

When I run one of my games I get: Unable to initialize SDL: No available video device I think that this is due my built-in SIS graphics card, which doesn't have a driver. However, flash games ...
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Where to download Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory for linux?

Hey Guys, I'm using KUBUNTU 10.10 I would like to use Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory for linux, I know this game is free, right? Please could someone give me the list of the last version of the game? ...
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How to install from a Linux live CD that does not support installing?

I tried out the linuX-gamers live DVD and like it so much that I want to have it as the main operating system on my desktop. The FAQ says: Can I install or copy the medium to my hard disk? No, ...
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Is there a freeform playing cards deck&table game for Linux?

I am looking for a playing cards "game" where there are no rules and I can just place and move cards as I want. Just a real cards deck and replacement which I can use to play any single-player ...
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Enabling or disabling one monitor in nVidia Twinview on the command line, like with nvidia-settings

For some reasons, most native games as well as Wine have a problem with Twinview. So when starting SC2 I have to manually disable one of my two screens in nvidia-settings. (By going in X Server ...
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games directory?

On a standard filesystem, we have: /usr/games /usr/lib/games /usr/local/games /usr/share/games /var/games /var/lib/games Is this a joke, or is there some history behind this? What is it for? Why do ...