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Questions tagged [games]

for video games in relation to the elementary OS

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How to remap Wii U Pro controller buttons?

I connected a Wii U Pro controller to Loki via Bluetooth. It works perfectly but the mapping is correct, like the Nintendo controller it is, which is not good for me! I want the button mapping to work ...
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Games installed through GOG do not work, but Steam games do

Alrighty, I have a serious super important mega critical issue; dear god someone help me. My video games don't work! Okay some do, if I install a game using Steam, they always work and run without a ...
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Steam is stuck on login, assertion 'regex != NULL' failed

Good day! I have a problem installing Steam on my machine: The clients successfully downloads and installs itself. After installation it presents me the login window. After I type in my credentials, ...
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Native/universal app format or easier to install apps for elementary os, plus a few other quick questions [closed]

Hello :) Just a few quick questions/suggestions, sorry about any grammatical mistakes, my english isn't too good but I'm learning I love the elementary os, i'm a huge fan! Thank you for creating it ...
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam? [closed]

I googled it and did my search well but I still wanted to ask people to hear some thoughts and opinions. I got an MSI laptop now and like most, I use Windows for a long time. But I'm bored a lot of ...
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Steam does not run

new to linux systems here and thought of giving elementary os a try. Everything going good so far, but i've encountered a problem with Steam. I cannot seem to run it. Downloaded the deb package from ...
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How to publish on elementary os app center [duplicate]

I have made a game together with my friends and we thought I'd be great to have it on the elementary app store. How would you go about making that happen? Publish it to the official Ubuntu ...
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Minecraft java.io.IOException : Unable to connect to remote host : Connection refused [duplicate]

I installed java 9.On minecraft i can play with java 9 on singleplayer.But When i want to connect to a server minecraft doesn't crash it only gives an error saying "java.io.IOException : Unable to ...
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Resolution problem after exiting from a game (Wine)

I am playing GTA San Andreas using Wine. When I quit the game, everything looks weird. How can I fix this? Edit: After a restart, it solves this issue. But How can I fix without restart.
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What might cause Alt+Tab to get stuck half-way? [closed]

Here is a video demonstrating the issue: https://youtu.be/FImJp1gqaeg I've mostly observed it in connection to full screen applications/games such as Factorio, Dota 2, etc. Questions What might be ...
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How to disable desktop composition while gaming in fullscreen?

I'm using elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 and would like to disable compositing while gaming. I'm playing CSGO (Linux port, not Windows version using Wine) and unlike on my Windows 10, it's lagging a lot. I ...
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Freya crashes when gaming

Freya has it's quirks but for the most parts very pretty and works quite well. Recently however, I've decided to download some games to play on my desktop, and it has this peculiar behaviour. For the ...
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How can I make a Minecraft server?

I have Minecraft and it works perfectly but I want to make a server so I can play with my friends. I tried doing it the way you would do it for Mac OS but it won't work. Is there a specific way for ...
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I can't run any .x86 games

I downloaded this game, and it simply does nothing when I try to run it. No error, nothing. I tried to see what was wrong by running it with the command "ldd" and it gave me this: wayne@wayne-iMac:...
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How can I install and run Minecraft?

I want to play Minecraft on my laptop. How do I install it? I've downloaded the file from the Minecraft website, but nothing happens when I double click it.