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How do I install minecraft Forge?

I've downloaded minecraft via the PPA & wanna use mods, the only mods I can find need Forge to run, on Microsoft doing so is easy, anyone know how to on Linux? (I prefer to do it via terminal) (I'...
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Why is my loop not continuing properly in my rock paper scissors game?

I'm making a bo3 rock paper scissors game. So far I've gotten it to work under every condition except ties. When a tie happens, it's meant to 'remake' that game by just subtracting 1 from I. It doesn'...
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Rotate Display at Startup

So I'm trying to rotate the screen upside down at startup because the screen I'm working must be upside down. I'm working with a game emulation OS called Lakka, so I can't use "xrandr" to flip it. So ...
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Can you use Cheat Tables with scanmem

Is it possible to use Cheat Tables (*.ct files) from the Windows Cheat Engine program with the Linux scanmem/gameconqueror programs. If so, how? BTW, if not packaged for your distro or if your ...
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How can I play windows game on linux mint? [closed]

I want to play windows game on linux mint ? What version of wine should I use?
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Does a Linux game runs on every distro?

As time goes by more and more games are being released for Linux and even more people start to play games on Linux. When I check for games on Steam the ones that can be played on Linux say just that i....
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how to run Stronghold.deb game?

i downloaded Stronghold.deb file from this link https://sourceforge.net/projects/strongholdcrusaderhdforubuntu/ I installed it on Linux mint It is installed, but when I run it, it asks for admin ...
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G-Sync on Linux — how to get it working?

I have a new system with a couple of 4K monitors with G-Sync support (Acer XB280HK), and a card capable of driving them (Geforce GTK 970). I have the Nvidia proprietary driver installed, version 352....
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Linux Mint game pad won't work?

I've been trying to search for a solution for this but can't find one. I want to use my controller to play games on my Linux Mint 17.3 PC. My controller is not an official xbox controller but it does ...
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Trigger certain events for devices

I would like to know if it's possible to setup special trigger events for devices when plugged in and/or unplugged from the system on the fly without needing to configure it every time the device is ...
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Warframe not starting [wine]

today I tried to install Warframe with wine. I followed this tutorial, but I always get a window which looks like this: When I press on "show details", it shows me that. I have installed an ...
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Can't install steam or battle.net [closed]

I recentyl switched to linux and I went with ElementaryOS (it is based on ubuntu right?). Everything is nice and well, smooth performance, no lags, no crashing, nice GUI. But when i tried to game a ...
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Troubleshooting Wine Errors (for SkySaga)

I want to run programs in Wine, but I don't know where to start debugging. Are there any tips on how to use Wine's error logs? I made this by trying to install the game SkySaga with PlayOnLinux. [09/...
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Fullscreen games locks desktop after minimizing (Bumblebee+Nvidia)

I have this problem on 3 Linux distros. I run games in full-screen and after minimizing them, The game freezes when I'm trying switch to other window, Screen (and resolution) stays frozen until I ...
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How to tell systemd to stop service when it no longer required/wanted

I have 10 TF2 game dedicated servers. They are started manually one by one with individual service files tf2-server-1.service ... tf2-server-10.service And they want service hlstatsx Wants=...
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RapidFire input with xdotool and xbindkeys

I'm wondering how it be possible to configure a keybind to use RapidFire with xdotool and xbindkeys to a gamepad input? I have a Logitech F310, and I want to know how I can pass keybinds to simulate ...
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Isolating some CPU cores reduce average CPU usage of game servers

Hardware: FX8320 (8 cores) @ 4.4GHz, 16GB I run 10 TF2 game servers. Few days ago I isolated some CPU cores with line in linux grub config: isolcpus=5-7 The strange thing - individual CPU cores ...
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Prioritize virtual machine bandwidth

I installed a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine (VM Ware Workstation) on my Debian server that I rented (to which I have SSH access only, and which is in another city with over 1 GB bandwidth) to ...
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Starcraft II on linux

I have installed wine and am trying to play Starcraft II on fedora 21. It loads fine but none of the graphics are properly displayed in the background after the game starts and when I try to enter ...
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Why Linux games are less performanced than Win 7?

I had Windows 7 x64 and now I have Ubuntu 14.04 on notebook HP 4535s. I expected games to be faster in Linux than on Windows because of fewer machine requirements. But it isn't so... E.g., games via ...
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Awesomenauts won't run on Manjaro

I'm using Manjaro, and when I try to launch Awesomenauts (a Steam game) from Steam, it does not launch. Steam shows that I'm playing it for a slight second, but then I go back to just being "Online" ...
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Can I edit an event (gamepad)'s behavior?

Ok, so I'm attempting to fix my gamepad's (or rather, dance pad's) input, because the d-pad is acting like an axis rather than 4 buttons. I attempted to use xboxdrv, to no avail. So my question is, ...
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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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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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What does Ritchie's 1979 PDP-11 `/usr/games/bcd` do?

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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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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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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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, ...