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Manjaro-> Widgets freeze while playing CS:GO in Windowed Fullscreen

As the Title says. I have a didtal clock, binary clock and a CPU load monitor. They all freeze at seemingly random values when ever I launch CS:GO via setam, In windowed fullscreen, native res cat /...
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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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Unrecognized Joystick in Wine

I'm currently using Lutris in order to launch Wine 4.6 in order to play Star Citizen on Linux, Distro PopOS (Ubuntu 19.04). I have 3 Joysticks (+ A Wooting One): Mad Catz Saitek Pro Flight X-56 ...
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No audio in Spelunky Classic 1.1 with Wine - IDirectMusicLoaderImpl_SetObject no gm.dls error

I tried to play Spelunly Classic 1.1 on my Debian 9 64 bit system with Wine, but unfortunately music and sound effects are not working. While launching the game I get this error: 0009:fixme:dwmapi:...
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Issue with mouse being locked on the left left inside a single application

I experience a strange issue with my mouse control in the bzflag game: Whatever I try my tank is always stuck in a left circle. The rest of the controls work, no issues, and the left turn varies ...
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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'...
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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 ...
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Is changing the priority of a game's process to realtime bad for the CPU?

On Windows I have frequently changed the priority of a games process to 'high' or 'realtime' to get a performance boost. This has never resulted in any problems with my hardware. I was thinking that ...
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Windows (steam) games

So I recently got a new computer and switched from windows to manjaro, and I, of course, can't play some of my games I bought on steam (I can't even attempt to install them because the install button ...
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How do I disable compiz hotcorners and binding for button clicks on screen edges when I'm gaming

I've just installed Compiz reloaded on my XFCE rig and have mapped the corners and clicks on top of screen for window switching Compiz plugins like Scale. It's great 90 percent of the time, except ...
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Xbox One controller is working in Steam but is not working in games

I try to use my Xbox one controller, and it's working in Steam app (the main button on gamepad launch the Big picture and i can serf though its menu and launch any game). But in any game which support ...
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Xvfb -screen --> (EE) Cannot establish any listening sockets

I'm trying to run a gameserver for the game "Insurgency: Modern Infantry Combat" on a VPS rented from Kimsufi running Ubuntu 15.10. I've had prior experience messing around with Wine and Xvfb but ...
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How to run qjoypad? [closed]

i started qjoypad the first time with: qjoypad [OPTIONEN] [PROFILNAME] Now i always get Failed to find a layout named [PROFILNAME] when i try to start it with only "qjoypad". I tried ...
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“Divinity: Original sin” game tries to load outdated libicuuc library

The game is Divinity: Original sin I was missing a few of the libraries it needs to run, one of which was libicuuc.so.54. I tried to update libicuuc but the version installed was .55, and the game ...
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Can not run steam on Linux Mint 18 (hanged at installing breakpad…)

This is what I get when I try to run steam on my Linux Mint 18 system: $ steam Running Steam on linuxmint 18 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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How do I install minecraft Forge?

I've downloaded minecraft via the PPA & want to 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) (...
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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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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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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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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=hlstatsx....
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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 ...