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How to access the setup tool in chocolate-doom?

The documentation mentions no command-line arguments for launching the setup program. The Windows version appears to have a dedicated executable.
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Key combinations not working properly in Minecraft

I am running Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (an Ubuntu based distro) and when playing Minecraft, I run into an issue whenever I combine two or more keys at the same time. Just to clear things up: I've experienced ...
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Visual glitches on screen recordings

I'm trying to record Minecraft, but in the resulting recording I get a frame like this every couple seconds. I've tried multiple different screen recorders, but all have this issue. It seems like the ...
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Games feel low-fps when using dual monitors, despite games reporting an fps as high as normal

I'm running Manjaro linux, and am playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive on a GTX 1070 GPU, and when I'm running this game on a single monitor, I get a smooth ~200fps. If I plug a second monitor in, ...
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cannot write korean in game on linux mint

I can't write korean in games on linux mint I use UIM as writer I can write korean in OS, like search box of setting or terminal, however i cannot write korean in games Games i tried is minecraft and ...
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Wine/Proton cannot change renderer to vulkan on ubuntu

I'm trying to play RDR2 using the fixed Proton version for RDR2. I cannot set the rendering engine to Vulkan ingame, it stays on DX12, even when I force it through the settings.xml and set it to read ...
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Gamepad no longer pairs After reinstalling Raspbian Authentication errors. Pi4 Please help

I reinstalled Raspbian on my pi4 8gb. Upon reinstall neither my Razer Junglecat Left nor right connect on Bluetooth no matter what I try, even via terminal. I get this error: GDBus.Error.org.Bluez....
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Is there a viable way to stream games over wifi in Linux?

I have a Linux desktop PC in my basement, which I tend to use to play more recent games, as it has a reasonably powerful, dedicated NVidia GPU. However, I am wondering if there is a viable way to ...
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enp3s0 link DOWN after playing Quake Champions

Playing Quake Champions on steamplay. A few minutes into the game, my PC gets disconnected from my router. Things get back to normal a few minutes after, but sometimes I have to restart the PC. ip ...
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Steam looks messed up

Running Pop OS on an Intel Hades Canyon. Just installed Steam and it looks like this: Restarting the computer or reinstalling Steam from different sources did not solve the issue. Wierd enough, if I ...
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Usage: fortune -P [-f] -a [xsz] Q: file [rKe9] -v6[+] file1

I have fortune-mod installed, giving me a nice little quote every time I open the terminal. Today I came across this quote: (computers) % Usage: fortune -P [-f] -a [xsz] Q: file [rKe9] -v6[+] file1 ......
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Lutris not opening after update

I recently installed the latest version of Lutris in my Parrot Security OS which is 0.5.7. The version my distro comes with is 0.5.1.3. I installed Lutris from their site by following the instructions ...
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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition not running fluently using Proton on Ubuntu 20 LTS

I'm trying to run Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on Ubuntu Linux using Steam Proton. I enabled Proton in the latest stable 5.0.9 release. According to the manual, I have the latest avaliable ...
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Problems with Unreal Engine 4 on Ubuntu 20.04

Could you help me with Unreal Engine 4? I am working with Ubuntu 20.04. When I was launching Unreal Engine 4 Editor, it said that I need to update my video driver so it could support Vulcan. I tried ...
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How do I run a program so it thinks it's the only thing on the computer?

There is a game I want to run (I am on debian 4.9) but it is kind of sketch so I want to run it in some kind of emulator so it thinks it's the only thing on my machine so it can't delete my files or ...
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The name of the X-terminal joke with the dinosaur kicking windows?

In the computer room at our local college we only had X-terminals, somewhere in the 90's. We played tricks on other people's screen, by sending X-output to their screen if they forgot to close it with ...
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Xbox 360 controller keeps blinking

I'm trying to use my xbox 360 wireless controllers with linux mint. I was able to get all controllers (4) to link (using xboxdrv), but it was as if the right trigger was held down for all controllers,...
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CPU throttling under low util when gaming; OK under 100% util when stress testing

I am on Ubuntu 19.10 (fresh install) with laptop ASUS G501J and I experience heavy lag when starting games. I first noticed this with Divinity Original Sin 2 under Proton. After some investigation I ...
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Screen wents black shade on launching hawx 2 in wine (Kali Linux)

I've installed HAWX 2 in Kali Linux using wine. When I launch tha game in dx9 version the screen becomes black shaded including all the Linux UI. It becomes normal only when I restart the PC. The game ...
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Problem with gaming in Linux Mint

I am using Linux Mint and trying to play Half Life 2: Episode One. But, glitches happening in the game. Here's my computer specs: CPU: Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i7-4510U bits: 64 ...
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Problem compiling PCSX-Reloaded

I was trying to install pcsx 1.10 from source. After the configure step, make was executing until Utils.hpp:31:21: error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory In file included from About.cpp:54: ...
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Monitor plugged into integrated graphics but use dedicated graphics for rendering games

Is there a way to have the integrated graphics offload to the dedicated graphics card when I want to play a game? I want to leave the dedicated graphics card open for pass through to a Windows VM.
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64-bit version of application crashing with Wine

Disclaimer: I'm a Linux newbie and know nothing about computers. Sorry if anything below is obvious or stupid. I'm running Mint 19 (64-bit) with winehq-staging=3.21.0~bionic (version 4 seems to cause ...
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Why can't I run DDLC?

Im trying to run DDLC and I made sure I have permission to run everything, and when I run it here is my traceback I'm sorry, but an uncaught exception occurred. While running game code: File "...
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Is there a cheat tool for speed hacking games that run under WINE?

I'm playing some old games under WINE and want to enable some kind of speed hack to get past the mundane parts. On Windows I can accomplish this with Cheat Engine. Cheat Engine's speedhack is done ...
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Wine(HQ) gfx problems when running games, how to fix'em?

specs: Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic) kernel 4.15.0-62-generic Wine amd64 i386 wine4.15-bionic It uses directx9 d3dx9_42.dll card GeForce GT 710 test case: black screen on Skyrim I can run Skyrim, I can ...
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Does GNOME Chess upload anything to developers?

Sorry I'm new to Linux in general. I'm a bit cautious of installing software from the official repositories as I'm coming from Windows and I'm unsure what's considered safe. I'm also having a hard ...
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Cannot run GameMaker Studio 2 .sh file on Banana Pi M1 board

I'm having problems running a game I made in GameMaker Studio 2 on a Banana Pi M1 board using Armbian. I've done: Installed Armbian Bionic 18.04.02 (Ubuntu-based) on a Banana Pi M1 board. Installed a ...
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BadMatch and BadWindow in Urban Terror

I get an error whenever I try to launch Urban Terror in Vulkan mode (opengl works fine) . I have googled and found nothing. Here is the error message: https://docs.google.com/document/d/...
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Unable to run StarCraft through Wine (stable 4.0; Mint 19, Intel iGPU)

I'm having exactly the same problem as the most recent tester on WineHQ's AppDB. That is, StarCraft.exe consumes one core of my CPU and nothing happens. I've saved a complete log of terminal output ...
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PC slows to a halt after I play more than 1 game of Rocket League

Here are my system specs. System: Host: mohammed-pc Kernel: 5.2.1-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.1.0 Desktop: i3 4.16.1 info: i3bar dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Manjaro ...
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Graphics problems running Battle.net - issues with Vulkan? (Mint 18, iGPU)

As will hopefully become clear, I don't really know what I'm doing, so apologies for any stupidity below and please don't assume any background knowledge that isn't implicit in what I've already done (...
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How can I install steam on Fedora 28+

I'm trying to figure out how to install Steam on my Fedora 28 laptop. I found these instructions but it's unclear to me whether I need to use the negativo17 repo to install Steam or if there's some ...
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Stream audio from Xbox One to Linux desktop

Scenario: I play a game on Xbox I have a laptop which plays music I want to mix them up and have both streams of audio to be played through same headphones. What are my options here?
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Invisible mouse pointer in Java application window

I have played a Java-based game (salem the game) on Windows 7 with the Java 8 Runtime Environment, and it works properly. However, on Debian Linux, I can launch the game, but the mouse pointer is ...
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CPU temperatures in linux: throttling or wrong reading?

Using a Lenovo Legion Y520 with i7-7700HQ (base clock 2.8Ghz) and GTX 1050. I'm getting CPU overheating warnings in linux and it's affecting my performance in games (found in Payday 2 and CS:GO). I've ...
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Ubuntu crashing/freezing while gaming

Using Ubuntu 18 recently (new hard drive). I have been having an issue with the system becoming unresponsive after less than ten minutes of gaming. I load up factorio, and start playing, then soon the ...
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POL-WINE crashes running MotoGp2015 on Linux Mint 64bit - ISO MotoGP2015

What I wanted to do: Play MotoGP2015... What I tried to do: I installed the game by using an ISO FIle and using PlayOnLinux for the .exe. The PleyOnLinus crash problem: I double click on the launch ...
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Civilization IV turns into a black screen after revealing map

I'm running Linux Mint 19 on a laptop Gateway NV51M and I have installed Civilization iv on Steam using Proton. The game runs out of box. But after I (or the PC) build Stonehenge wonder (Important: ...
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Plain text chess position creator software

Is there a software which can create chess positions just by reading a plain text file? For example, to produce a PDF rich with math text, one can use TeX to compile a plain text file and get the ...
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Click+shift does not work in games under xfce4

I am using Linux Mint with xfce4 desktop. I found out that, in games (for instance Civilization 5 or Durkes Dungeon or Sunless Sea), left mouse click + shift acts like "click" without shift. Shift+...
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Rocket League won't save

I have the following System: Debian/GNU 8 Jessie. I Have installed Steam through apt-get. Now when I start Rocket League, it always goes back to some config I made like a year ago (also on linux). ...
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'lib' issue with running a game outside of Steam client

I am running Mint 18.2 Sonya and using the nvidia-375 drivers. The game in question is Crusader Kings II. From within the steam client it launches fine. However, I would prefer not to use the ...
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Setup up Two Instances of a Service to run on Linux

Essentially what I am trying to understand how to do is to modify some scripts I found to run two simultaneous instances of a service on a Linux Mint machine that I had lying around. Setting up the ...
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Is there any working game server manager for Linux?

I'm running a machine on Ubuntu Server 17.04 and hosting various servers for various games (Source, Minecraft, etc). Is there any free game server manager that I can access from another machine (...
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Virtualising Intel Graphics 620

Situation: Buying a new laptop. But newer models of laptop usually comes with integrated graphics instead of dedicated ones. Problem: I want to run Linux as my base OS and use a VM to play games (i.e....
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STDOUT as argument in bash / Makefile and handle space properly

This is more of a mental practice with bash syntax. I would invite you to take this as a puzzle so we may solve this together. Or as a challenge in understanding bash. The Problem For instance, I ...
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Rename droidmote linux gamepad

I'm using the Droidmote Android app to use my tablet as a gamepad for my odroid c2 (similar to raspberry pi but uses arm64 architecture.) running debian jessie. I intend to use 2 Android devices for a ...
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Host a chess game locally

I want to play chess with my friend, both of us use the xboard chessboard. We don't often have access to internet connection and we want to play chess using two different computers; the game should be ...
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Wine + Controller (x360ce)

I've been trying to set up the Xbox 360 controller, usb connected, under wine with x360ce as shown here so I can play with it. Have been few days now and after hitting the head against the wall few ...