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Counter Strike 2 doesn't start with the error "Failed to initialize Vulkan"

I can't launch Counter Strike 2 on my Dell laptop, with Intel Haswell-ULT graphics, running Linux Mint. When I try I get an error telling me to check if my GPU supports Vulkan 1.2+: System: Kernel: ...
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FPS drops and stuttering in the World Of Tanks game on Zorin OS

Since updated 1.24. the game produces performance issues on Linux. I run the game with one of the latest versions of Proton via steam due to the fact that I've already had an wargaming account before ...
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(New Zorin OS user) Can't run Steam games unless on my SSD/install drive, and those I can run are excessively slow

I'm having some trouble. This is my first attempt at Linux and I'm already running into a wall. I installed the normal version of the latest Zorin OS on my SSD because the nvidia version failed twice. ...
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Certain games cause monitor to be disabled when launching in exclusive fullscreen

Certain games (mainly Source games and Minecraft) that run in exclusive fullscreen causes my right monitor to be disabled and also often crashing the game in the process. I've tried 3 different ...
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How can I run an executable and tell it to use my discrete NVIDIA GPU instead of the onboard one?

I have a laptop with both a discrete and an onboard graphics card. I want to run a Game executable file using the discrete GPU but instead it runs on the obnboard one. How can I run it with the ...
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How do you install FTL mod Multiverse & Hyperspace on KDE Neon?

I'm attempting to install the Multiverse/Hyperspace expansion for the game Faster Than Light (FTL) on my KDE Neon system. I've already purchased and installed FTL through Steam. I found an updated ...
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What should be done when a terminal application does not recognise some keyboard inputs? [duplicate]

I'm trying to play a very old Star Trek BSD game. It recognises characters that I type, but I occasionally make an error and want to use the arrow keys to correct it. This always fails. The pressing ...
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Modifying the polling rate of usb devices

This video shows how increasing the polling rate decreases the average input lag for gaming controllers. Unfortunately, the software used to modify the polling rate is called hidusbf and is only ...
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Can't connect to ubuntu-ran cstrike server (27015 udp)

I've ran a Counter-Strike 1.6 Server on a Ubuntu 18 VPS. When I run the hlds, The server looks fine when ran. (I'm running via ssh) But I can't connect to it with my computer. This is nmap output (X....
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Debian 12 - Games crash on startup when using Lutris and Steam Proton

I have recently installed Debian Stable 12 in an attempt to revive my 2009 Dell Vostro A860 - a laptop with a Pentium DC T2390 CPU, Intel GMA X3100 integrated graphics and 2Gb of RAM. To maximize ...
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Games totaly freeze my Linux Mint

This is my first Linux system, so far I love it. Every singleplayer game is fine (installed through steam or heroic), and even Project Zomboid multiplayer hosted on my computer works just fine.Playing ...
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How do I solve this FPS steep frame rate drop when gaming on Linux Mint?

Relevant specs from neofetch: OS = Linux Mint 21.1 x86_64 / Host = H310M H 2.0 / Kernel = 5.15.0-72-generic / DE = Xfce 4.16 / CPU = Intel i5-8400 (6) @ 4.000GHz / GPU = NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti / ...
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How to install Battle.net through Steam?

I don't even know if it is possible, I saw it nowhere. My guess is that Linux Steam has a powerful cross-platform software part called Proton able to run any Windows software, most of the time better ...
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Wine http port not responding (Multi-port application)

we have a long term problem with our wine-docker game server. The Game is running fine but it offers a remote client on a http port (8080) which does not respond. I thought maybe someone here who is ...
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Slowdown when playing games in i3 X11 but not gnome X11

I have a problem that I find very difficult to reproduce. I have Manjaro with i3. It runs on a laptop with an RTX 3060. Whenever I play a game, eventually, the game and i3 will eventually freeze up ...
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Having trouble with TRON 2.0 WAN multiplayer on Proton

So, I'm trying to do WAN multiplayer in TRON 2.0 (Windows-only game released decades ago and is now on Steam), but I can't see any servers (listed on GameSpy), and my friend can't connect to me with ...
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Can I develop Windows, macOS, and Linux software or a game on one Linux distribution? [closed]

I'm new in here and I still don't have a lot of experience and knowledge about Linux and software development. I was thinking to start learning software and game development and I am currently ...
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Why my Xbox360 wired controller disconnects on rumble?

While playing Dead Cells from Steam, I noticed than when I was hurt, my controlled was somehow disconnected for a few seconds (with an alert message saying so). In this case, the game run a bunch of ...
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Why does vkd3d not work in wine?

I am fairly new to this world, but finally decided to switch from windows and learn the command line in Linux. I also want to play games on it, because my PC isn't the strongest. I installed Lutris ...
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Really Bad Performance While Gaming on Orgin Through Lutris (Pop os)

I just recently switched from Windows to Linux (Pop OS), and I have been in the process of downloading my game library on Linux. However, a big problem I have had has been with Orgin. I got it running ...
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How to disable NVidia automatic fan control

When I play games on Linux then the GPU Fan gets very loud because the automatic fan control sets the fan speed to 100% when GPU reaches 80 degrees which is very annoying. This problem doesn't exist ...
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Megajogos, libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Where do i find libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0, I can't find it on sid or ATP. I installed the game by following the instructions on the official website. Thank you
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What game was included with Red Hat Linux in about 1997?

In the late ‘90s, I remember installing red hat off a cd on an old 386 or 486 (might have been Red Hat 6, though I’m far from certain). After a lot of trial and error I found the right settings and ...
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How does anti-cheat work and how is it distributed on Steam Games?

According to Levvvel's list of kernel-level anti-cheat games, many modern games use kernel-level anti cheat. One provider of kernel-level anti-cheat is Epic with Easy Anti-Cheat and one game using ...
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Wine: 0024:err:process:exec_process L"" not supported on this system

I'm attempting to run Among Us.exe on my machine with Wine but I keep experiencing the same issue: 0024:err:process:exec_process L"Z:\\home\\runner\\Games\\AmongUs\\Among Us.exe" not ...
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How to launch games in Dolphin: "Failed to create Vulkan surface." and "Failed to initialize video backend!"

In Debian11/KDE with Wayland I can't launch games anymore with the Dolphin emulator. Created a bug report with some more details here. Don't know if that's due to building a newer version of Dolphin ...
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Can I make my system ignore a particular gamepad input?

I'm using a Corsair keyboard/touchpad combo which also functions as a gamepad input (it has a small joystick). It's a bit annoying because it often takes priority, so I have to unplug the keyboard to ...
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Are there any commands that automatically create .desktop files from .jar files?

I play a lot of Java-based games. I find the UX of typing java -jar name-of-game.jar to be cumbersome, and creating .desktop files by hand hacky. Are there any automatic .desktop generators?
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A minimal virtual unix shell environment as a library for games

I've played a few games in the past that had somewhat unix-like shell environments, but which were clearly missing major portions of the system because the developer had simply not bothered to ...
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How can I create a per-application override for DXVK?

DXVK is an implementation of DirectX on Vulkan (the successor to OpenGL). According to this comment, you can specify per-application DLL overrides for DXVK in Wine. How can I have one install (a video ...
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Controller Connection Issue!

This is copied from Reddit I'm just trying to find an answer to my problem. Thanks in advance for any suggestions or help! I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on an old, Dell Latitude E6400 (it runs pretty well)....
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Enabling Vulkan in Xplane 11/Steam

So I have two graphic cards, Intel and Nvidia. Xplane also has two versions, OpenGL Vulkan In steam, when I set __NV_PRIME_RENDER_OFFLOAD=1 __GLX_VENDOR_LIBRARY_NAME=nvidia %command% I can run ...
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How to get smoothly running emulator games with free software only on Debian/KDE with a Nvidea GeForce GTX graphics card?

I'd like to play games on my computer with free software only. The graphics card driver should hence be free software too. I currently have a Nvidea GeForce GTX graphics card and thought about getting ...
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Trying to run FIFA on Linux

I'm a new Linux user. It's been a few days since I installed Pop!_OS on my laptop (LENOVO Thinkpad T510 8GB RAM, 298GB HDD, 2.4 GHz CORE i5 1st gen, integrated intel graphics card, BIOS dates back to ...
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AWK to help solve Wordle puzzles

I have seen several articles describing how basic Linux commands (grep and regex) can solve Wordle puzzles. If you are not familiar with the game check the notes at the end of this question. I decided ...
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how do I change cd /home/ubuntu to use My files / Linux files

im trying to install a .zip game with the linux terminal and in the tutorial im using (https://ubiq.co/tech-blog/install-zip-file-linux/) its example is cd /home/ubuntu/file mine is My files/LInux ...
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Prince of persia game linux wine error

I tried installing Prince of Persia using lutris on my Debian. It opens up but then it flashes and closes. I also tried running it with the wine installer. It showed me two errors. The first was: An ...
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How to download and compile source code from Fedora

There is an very old game (named "six") that is still available on Fedora as package six.x86_64 that I want to use in a hobby project of mine. I have more recent source from the original ...
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How to properly update SDL library on Linux Mint 20.3?

I tried to run Mednafen runner on Lutris 5.9.1 on LM 20.3, unsuccessfully. Apparently it requires SDL library version at least 20.0.12. 20.0.10 is present in the system. I tried to install newer ...
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Using DualShock 4 and DualSense controller over Bluetooth

For some time I've used a DS4 controller over Bluetooth to play games on my Linux Box. Details about the box: Hardware: Asrock Beebox N3150 OS: Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 Software: Kodi + Retroarch Now I ...
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Minecraft Freezing On Pop!_OS

I am Using Pop!_os 20.04 on My second system (Specs at the bottom) which I mainly Use for STREAMING content and playing Minecraft when I go somewhere. I was Using Ubuntu 20.04 previously and I was ...
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Where are my lutris games saved?

Where do I need to look for the directory where games installed with lutris are saved? I didn't find anything in ~/.local/share/lutris or in ~/.wine.
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XBox One controller (USB) is detected, but sends no input events

I have a recently purchased X Box One wired controller, which I would like to have available on Linux. When I plug it in, it is detected, and does show up as /dev/input/js1. (/dev/input/js0 is my ...
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Genshin Impact textures load bug on wine

I have a problem running Genshin Impact, when I enter the game, the textures turn blue and white. I read on some forums that it's related to RAM on Windows, but I've tried everything so far in Wine, ...
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Xbox One Controller not working after xboxdrv drivers are installed

So I tried using my Xbox One controller but it didn't work. I decided to search around and found that I need drivers so I installed xboxdrv. Even though I started it and made it run perfectly, my ...
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Can't connect to Battlenet gateways in Starcraft Remastered (both Crossover and Lutris)

I am having trouble running Starcraft Remastered on Linux. I have a dual boot laptop (Windows 10 and Manjaro) that has NVIDIA Optimus, and I use Prime Render Offloading. I am using Linux kernel 5.12.9-...
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Cannot get custom fortune file to randomise entries

I have installed the traditional BSD fortune program on Debian using pkgsrc: https://pkgsrc.se/games/fortune The application comes with a set of builtin fortunes that work fine. The fortune files ...
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How to make Wine look for DLL in Program Files instead of /usr/share?

I'm trying to run a game called Beneath the Nexus through Wine. The game said I needed .NET Desktop Runtime 5, so I downloaded the Windows installer and installed it. However when running the actual ...
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Why game lagging?

I played in dota 2 at Windows perfectly, but at linux (Manjaro, Arch, Ubuntu, Linux mint and Fedora) it's lagging, fps dropping and frametime jumping + some issues with grass textures. Game on SSD (...
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Newbie problem with cron and server_start.sh

I decided to put my Valheim Dedicated Server to my second computer which is running on Xfce desktop environment. I got it running fine and and decided to try using cron first time. I made bash file ...
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