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How to start game servers outside their directories? [closed]

I want to make a simple, easy game server control panel but I don't have an idea how those control panels are starting their game servers without copying the whole game's directory for starting the ...
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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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Double tearing and stuttering while gaming on Nvidia

( Crossposting at Nvidia forums ) When using the GNOME desktop, I have gotten used to general tearing, as long as it's 60fps. When I play video games though, I get two (close to each other) lines of ...
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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 launch steam games after switching to Nvidia Graphics Card

Hi guys well My OS is linux mint 20.2 xfce which is based on ubuntu. I want to run steam games on my computer . The thing is that when I switch to my xserver open-source GPU driver everything is ok ...
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How do I intergrate the preformance fixes/tweaks avalible in Ubuntu and its derivitave distros into Debian testing?

Whenever I try gaming and heavy tasks on Debian testing I always get extreme preformance issues. I try to use Debian stable and it never workd for some reason even though all Ubuntu/Ubuntu based ...
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Partial freeze when playing 3D games on Linux

When running 3D games (video players or 2D games work fine), at a random moment the image freezes. If I Alt-Tab out of the game window, as shown in the linked video below, the Alt-Tab dialog works and ...
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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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Dota 2 keeps going "not responding" unexpectedly

I've been having problems with Dota 2. The game runs fine almost all the time. Just one thing, it stops responding sometimes. It just stopped and I can't even do anything. If it's just some normal ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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