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  1. Re: I miss my games after a full switch to Ubuntu. Any Ideas?

    Might I recommend PlaneShift? http://www.planeshift.it It's an RPG that's still under development, but is currently in a playable state. I like how the devs made a fairly immersive world already...
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    Re: STEAM on Linux BETA

    Actually, I don't think you need an invite anymore. You can get the beta client by following the instructions here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve .

    Cheers!

    Mr. Hibba
  3. Re: Crossover and 12.04

    Hi, and welcome to the Ubuntu forums! As a general guideline, please start a new thread if you are experiencing a different issue than the original poster.

    That particular version of Crossover...
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    Re: Swap questions?

    I'd generally prefer a swap partition. That way you can put it at the end of the disk and save the read/write head some wear and tear.

    I'm not really sure about speed differences between the...
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    Re: Which wine program should I use?

    Pardon me, but wouldn't it probably be easier to use the VirtualBox packages in the Ubuntu repositories rather than installing them manually?

    Also, either way you install it, repartitioning your...
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    Re: Which wine program should I use?

    1. Q4wine is a graphical user interface for Wine. I don't usually use it, so I'm not sure how good it is. Wine Windows Program Launcher should be the Wine program itself. PlayOnLinux is a package...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade, now log in problem

    EDIT: Before attempting anything, it's important that you have a working backup, too! If possible, ensure that you backup any important files (preferably to an external drive) before continuing.
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    Re: AVG antivirus

    What errors or warnings does it display in the terminal? (I just found out about AVG on Linux, so I'm still learning it too.)
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Weaning off of Update Manager in favor of apt-get

    Ah, thank you, that makes sense.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Weaning off of Update Manager in favor of apt-get

    I believe that "linux-generic" is actually the kernel package. When you see the "linux generic has been kept back" message, that usually means that a new version of the kernel is out. For reasons...
  11. Re: THQ games (metro 2033, red faction etc) in a humble bundle!

    I think that it may be a little early to say that they are stopping Linux support (atleast, in the long run). Maybe HB just wanted to do a bundle of non-Linux games this round (for whatever reason)...
  12. Thread: Playonlinux

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    Re: Playonlinux

    I may have made a mistake. According to https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/playonlinux/+question/203379, it looks like the package might actually be p7zip-full.


    sudo apt-get install...
  13. Thread: wine

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    [SOLVED] Re: wine

    I might have a solution.

    1. Click on the top checkbox labeled "Automatically Capture the ..."
    2. Press the Tab key exactly 4 times.
    3. Press and hold the left arrow key for a few seconds. ...
  14. Thread: Playonlinux

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    Re: Playonlinux

    It sounds like maybe PlayOnLinux didn't install 7z as a dependency. You may want to try searching for 7z in the Ubuntu Software Center, or run

    sudo apt-get install p7zip in a terminal.

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    Re: using 32 bit chrooted wine in ubuntu 64

    Hi,

    I'm doing something sort of similar to you, except with Linux Mint being my host OS. What I do is, after Wine is built and ready to go in the chroot, exit the chroot and access the Wine...
  16. Re: WoW guild for open-source operating system users

    Just bumping, sorry if this is bad netiquette.
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    Re: LBZ3d Install on Ubuntu?

    Also, you may want to check that you have the newest video drivers installed. Click on the System menu, then Administration and there should be an option called "Hardware Drivers". This should let...
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    Re: LBZ3d Install on Ubuntu?

    Hmm, not sure what's causing that. You may want to send an email to the game's developers for more specific help.

    An alternative way to run it (not sure if it will help or not) would be by...
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    Re: LBZ3d Install on Ubuntu?

    First, double-click the file that you downloaded and it should bring up a program that shows you its contents. There should also be an "extract" button somewhere; click on it and choose where you...
  20. WoW guild for open-source operating system users

    Hi all,

    Recently, I started a guild on World of Warcraft for people who enjoy open-source operating systems. It's open to anyone who either plays WoW on an open-source OS, or just enjoys using...
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    Re: can i play amazing games in ubuntu ?

    First of all, I'd like to welcome you to the Linux world, zayyarlynn.

    Next, on to your question: I don't know alot about the games that you listed, so I'm not sure how similar these games will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Texture compression help

    Hi, sorry this is kind of late...

    First, you should check that your graphics card's driver is installed. I believe there is a tool to do this in System>Administration... I forget the real name of...
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    Re: KDE. Is it worth it?

    I have actually come to like KDE more. I like it's look, but perhaps it isn't quite as user-friendly as Gnome. I don't know a lot about comparing customization between it and Gnome; I know one cool...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual Boot screen worry/Tarball files

    Hmm, sorry, I don't know about the first question.

    As for the second question, could you be a little more specific, please? What file did you download?


    Welcome to the Ubuntu forums! :-).
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    Re: La Vida- The Sims For Linux

    Lol, I think I've seen your name before, now that you mention it.

    Mr. Hibba.
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