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Help running South Park: The Fractured but whole on crossover? (Getting 'serious problem and needs to close)

Stick of Truth ran perfectly fine on crossover, so idk whats up with Fractured but Whole.

Basically, everything is downloaded, but whenever I try to open it, I get met with "The program has encountered a serious problem and needs to close." If it helps, Fractured But Whole is a 64 bit game. Do I need to download anything else??

Any way to fix this?? Thanks.

08/04/2020 04:54:22 CEST

Proton versions listed twice in Lutris

Any one ever had Proton versions listed twice in WINE VERSION in Lutris options? I do and I cant figure it out. I only have them once in steam and in compatibilitytools.d. Any ideas?

08/04/2020 04:26:38 CEST

Gaming Issues with Kernel 5.4.0-7634.38?

I am experiencing extremely long load times and frequent freezes with the latest kernel update 5.4.0-7634.38. I didn't know this for the last couple days and was getting super frustrated thinking it was a DXVK or Steam Issue. Today something told me to try reverting the kernel back to 5.4.0-7629.33. Upon restart OS loaded faster and just seems so much smoother. Crossed my fingers and loaded up a steam game loaded fast like before and played amazing as before. I was just curious if anyone else has had these issues? And if you you were able to fix these issues? Thanks in advance.

08/04/2020 03:26:52 CEST

Cachy-sched patch for linux kernel 5.8
URL: /r/linux/comments/i32j1q/cachysched_patch_for_linux_kernel_58/
08/04/2020 02:53:38 CEST

Swapping out GPUs

I'm curious if it is necessary for me to worry about the mesa drivers if I swap out my 5700xt to my rx580. My initial thought it isn't anything to worry about, but would like the peace of mind.

08/04/2020 02:37:53 CEST

X4: Foundations update 3.30 arrives with a crew transfer system overhaul
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/08/x4-foundations-update-330-arrives-with-a-crew-transfer-system-overhaul
08/04/2020 02:07:29 CEST

Graphical Issues with AMD Integrated Graphics

Ive only tested it out on 3 games. On Factorio and Slime Rancher the Graphics are garbled even on high settings, but Minecraft's graphics run perfectly fine.

I have Mesa 20.1.4.

Kernel 5.4.0-7634-generic

AMD Athlon 3000g


If you need anymore info just ask!


08/04/2020 01:44:16 CEST

Maybe it's a stupid question but I have to make sure. Can I play DX11 games in Wine if my GPU doesn't support DX11?

The obvious answer is no... But in my case I'm trying to run visuals novels made with Unity, they shouldn't be graphics intensive, as those visuals novels have all the graphics are in 2D. Unity has a argument to force an app to run with another API, but forcing d3d9 or opengl gives an error saying that the graphics failed to initialize.

So in those games that have just 2D graphics, is there a way to play it without DX11?

08/04/2020 00:59:06 CEST

Bloons tower defence 6 running?
08/03/2020 23:24:01 CEST

Proton 5.0-9 games suddenly freeze or lock up but Linux works fine

Okay this is a hard issue to narrow down, But here I go, so first I was playing rocket league for I would say a good hour sometimes the freezing happens after 2 hours but most of the time under a hour, at first I thought it might be a hardware issue because I was messing with hardware last week but I ruled this out because the freezing only happens when playing proton games native for what ever reason run flawless but when its a proton game it freezes or sometimes just shuts down the game without any error steam doesn't seem to produce any error logs (or at least that I cant find) so any help on finding logs or where to look, because I reinstall linux, steam, and proton nothing fixes this unique issue So it cant be hardware because native games work just fine but proton doesnt work, The annoying thing is there is no way of me knowing why it freezes it just happens. thanks for listening to me, what should I do, go to steam protons github page and make an issue, Im just worried and annoyed as to why this is happening its so random like last week it was running fine but now it freezes.

08/03/2020 23:21:18 CEST

Fedora Silverblue gamers?

Im interested in anyones experience using Silverblue for gaming. Im on AMD GPU, so I guess drivers-wise it wont be a problem, but I have a few other questions that Im interested in:

  • Are you using Flatpak Steam or as an overlay package with rpm-ostree? Are there any potential problems with the Flatpak Steam?
  • What about packages like MangoHud or CoreCtrl/radeon-profile, if they arent available in the repos do you use a Fedora Toolbox container for these?

Any other tips and knowledge are appreciated.

08/03/2020 23:07:41 CEST

Skyrim SE (Special Edition) via Wine-Steam - Crashes After Clicking Play


I'm trying to run Skyrim SE (Special Edition) via Wine-Steam. I got it to install and run all the way up to the launcher and for it to auto-detect my hardware to auto-apply settings. However, when I click on Play - either via the Launcher or via Lutris itself, it crashes.

How can I debug this and what could be causing it? I tried setting in the configuration: In Runner options - Output debugging info: Full (CAUTION: Will cause MASSIVE slowdown) -Show crash dialogs: on In System Options: -Run in a terminal`: on

But in the output I didn't see anything that said "error" - I might have missed such thing or misinterperted the output, which I didn't fully understand, anyway, but I can provide it here.

I'd really appreciate help in getting it to run.

08/03/2020 23:01:18 CEST

Metamorphosis a first person adventure as a bug - Check out the Demo and get a perspective
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/metamorphosis-first-person-adventure-as-a-bug/
08/03/2020 22:57:12 CEST

Play windows installed games on linux?

I have a dual boot set-up of windows 10 home and Ubuntu 20.04. I only recently heard about lutris and WINE. I was amazed at how fast Minecraft ran on linux compared to windows. I expect the same for other games as well. I have a bunch of games installed on my windows partition, from epic games, steam and some others I installed via manual setups.

I wanted to ask if it's possible to directly launch those games from lutris without having to reinstall the game on linux. I'm thinking The games will get updated when I boot to windows and update them?

I want to stay on linux but the hassle of games makes me want to go back to windows 10.

08/03/2020 22:46:02 CEST

Jagged Alliance 2 Stracciatella: An improved, cross-platform, stable JA2 runtime - version 0.17.0 released
URL: https://ja2-stracciatella.github.io/2020-08-03-release-0.17.0/
08/03/2020 22:44:04 CEST

Linux gaming and second monitor video watching

(TLDR in the end)

I often like to watch a video on a second monitor when playing games - especially games like Elite Dangerous. However with Linux I've noticed that this barely works unless I forcefully set the max FPS in the game below what I can handle (i.e if I can handle 80 FPS, I need to set it to 60-70). I have a 100 Hz monitor with gsync so it's really a pity that this is necessary. Recently I've been mostly playing WoW (DX12, but DX11 has the same issue), but it's not game specific from what I've seen.

This is something that pretty much works flawlessly in Windows (I've had occasional issues but usually not).

To clarify the issue, when the GPU is fully loaded rendering the game, the video playback is basically slideshow updating, visibly tearing and overall unwatchable.

I have a Ryzen 3950x and a GeForce 1080ti. I run X11 / Budgie desktop currently (I have a hard time finding Linux desktops that work well with a dual monitor setup, but that's an issue for a different time).

I usually watch video using Vivaldi (due to the ability to basically hide all the chrome without going fullscreen, so I can keep twitch chat up + video) or Discord streams.

TLDR: Watching video while playing games result in a very choppy video experience unless I limit game FPS artificially. Any ideas how to solve it?

08/03/2020 22:41:36 CEST

StarCraft 2 runs very nice on Linux using Wine, Lutris and DXVK.
URL: https://youtu.be/YGcoZd5eJ2A
08/03/2020 22:36:56 CEST

Fallout 3 black screen

I recently followed a youtube tutorial and downloaded wine from porting team specifically for fallout. I managed to open steam and download the game but now when I open it and press start it immediately goes to a black screen. Does anyone have any experience with this and know how to fix it? Any suggestions are much appreciated

My specs are:

macOS high Sierra.

2.3 GHz intel core i5 CPU

8 GB. 2133 MHz LPDDR3

Intel Iris plus graphics 655 1536 MB

08/03/2020 21:19:19 CEST

Switching to Linux, but have to dual boot.

I'll be switching to Manjaro as soon as I get home. I love the snappiness, customizability, control, etc. in Linux. The newest Windows update breaking my drivers was the last straw.

The problem is I play some games that have anti-cheat and I have to dual boot. I have a SSD, and two hard drives (500 GB and 2 TB). Is it a good idea to use the SSD and 2 TB hard drive for Linux, and the 500 GB hard drive for Windows?

08/03/2020 21:07:54 CEST

M.A.X. Port: a SDL reimplementation of M.A.X. Mechanized Assault & Exploration released version 0.2.0 [somehow playable, but incomplete and buggy]
URL: https://github.com/klei1984/max/releases/tag/v0.2.0
08/03/2020 21:07:42 CEST

ACKchyually: Linux market share jumps to 3.57% (Follow-up)

So yeah I had posted this : https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/i21hp6/the_latest_viral_post_on_this_community_needs_to/

And I'm following up.

today this bug no longer shows up (I guess the mail by u/Galeanthrope must've done it and the netmarketshare.net guys must've checked it and realized the bug (or whatever the heck that was answers in the comments))
...and the actual value seems to be... 3.57%, bummer :( , I would have wanted it to be the much more enticing 4.73, that sucks, but hey, only because we were mislead.

Let's reboot our minds forgetting about that last linux_gaming post and now it's super good news!

yes! even with the fact it's 0.04% drop from last month, common what are we now? wall street? I mean yeah I care but it doesn't have to happen today.

I know it'll happen and that's good enough to me.

let's not try to jump the gun next time.

We should get a reputation for accuracy and exactitude. aren't we the clean code guys? that's the stuff we're about. no more click baits lets check our sources from now on.

please don't shoot the messenger )

08/03/2020 20:33:42 CEST

How to enable Vsync?

Hey all, I'm using linux mint 20.

When I play games I get output of 300+ fps.

While some find it good , it makes my fans go nuts and the temp gets to 70+.

Is there any way of capping the games for 60 fps?

Thanks for any help

08/03/2020 20:08:02 CEST

Vulkan 1.2.149 Released With Another Extension For Helping The Likes Of DXVK
URL: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Vulkan-1.2.149-Released
08/03/2020 19:21:59 CEST

Open source project xoreos releases version 0.0.6 "Elanee"
URL: https://xoreos.org/blog/2020/08/03/xoreos-0-dot-0-6-elanee-released/
08/03/2020 19:21:27 CEST

Discord Streaming & Linux

Hi all,

I occasionally use Discord's streaming feature in voice channels so friends can watch me play games they dont own (yet). They always complain the stream is choppy and laggy when I stream in Linux though (PopOS 20.04). Dont have this issue in Windows 10.

If I go into Discord's settings and disable hardware acceleration, the stream gets a little better, but still not smooth. Does anyone have any tweaks or suggestions for a better streaming experience in Discord? I'm using PopOS 20.04 with a 5700xt, and a Ryzen 2700. I'm using the latest mesa drivers from the obiaf PPA and im on the latest 5.7 kernel.


08/03/2020 18:06:19 CEST

Ubuntu 20.04 vs 18.04 for gaming, or, Is focal ready?

Those of you who've upgraded to 20.04 (focal) from an earlier version of Ubuntu, especially 18.04 (bionic), would you say that focal is ready for prime time? Would you say it's better?

Since this is /r/linux_gaming, obviously I'm especially concerned with playing games, but feel free to answer in a more general sense.

Does Steam work properly? Do recent version of WINE (i.e. including media playback). Any troubles with emulators or the like? How's backwards compatibility with older games, native and not (compared to me, /r/patientgamers is on the bleeding edge)?

Background: I've a box still running 19.10 (eoan) that has to go somewhere, up or down. On the one hand, I'm happy with 18.04 (with hwe stack and kisak-mesa/graphics-drivers ppa), but installing something older just feels wrong.

08/03/2020 17:25:16 CEST

(no) current WINEHQ packages for Ubuntu 19.10 (eoan)?

Is it me or have the WINE project stopped shipping new WINE versions for Ubuntu 19.10 (eoan)? If so, is there an easy way to stay up-to-date with WINE for a while longer?

(Yes, I realise I should up-/downgrade to an LTS for security reasons, but it's a single-user box for playing (around with) games behind a firewall, and I just don't have time right now.)

08/03/2020 16:56:27 CEST

GTA V Windows vs linux start times

Im doing a small survey on which starts faster, gta online on windows or on linux. It would help much if you can write which system ur using and how long it takes. Example:

Arch linux: 5min 10s

Thx for ur cooperation

08/03/2020 13:00:27 CEST

Looks like the recent upwards trend of the Linux market share has calmed down
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/08/looks-like-the-recent-upwards-trend-of-the-linux-market-share-has-calmed-down
08/03/2020 12:55:57 CEST

Games stores slow load.
URL: /r/Lutris/comments/i2gy0z/games_stores_slow_load/
08/03/2020 12:42:36 CEST

Steam games not working with crossover


I recently got steam with Crossover on my iMac and wanted to play halo MCC. When it finished downloading and I pressed play. It loaded up, but then a fatal error thing popped up, and then a prompt to close the program. Can anyone help?

08/03/2020 10:42:34 CEST

Gaming with POP_OS!

Sharing my experience to with POP_OS! For mainly gaming, hope it helps some starting the same journey and if you already have, share some useful tips for us noobs:)

First why Pop_OS! I am lazy! I want my setup to be easy and as debug free as I can get. So there was 4 distros that peaked my interest Ubuntu, Manjaro, Solus and Pop_OS!.

I took 2 days to test each OS with gaming World of Warcraft (Lutris), GTA 5(Proton Egg) and Witcher 3(Proton Egg). Kept Pop_OS! As it was easy to set up, looks nice and has some nice tweaks on top of Ubuntu (thats why I didnt choose Ubuntu).

How I set it up - https://youtu.be/dg_Lo8jlYkE - Intelligent Gaming, kudos for a good guide! Had similar setups across all OS-es. The custom kernel helped about 2-4 fps for my setup, so not sure if I would recommend that (especially if you use feral game mode in games).

Thanks to the fun testing, I even found out my overclock in-stability with my 9900k, for some reason at 5.1 I get low temps(might have had to low volts), but with some CPU intensive games I get memory errors. But thats just side note :P

I actually was impressed how Linux has advanced with their ecosystem, what I expect was a lot lower performance from games, but what I got was better than windows 10 experience

WoW ran better on my Pop_OS! Than in Windows 10 setup it had had better frame time (stable), and most part better fps :D i know right!

GTA 5 I had lower fps than in windows, but not that much (5-10fps depended on area/explosions/background loading prolly).

Witcher 3 was about the same performance (fps was within margin of error 1-3fps) as windows 10, although I had 1 graphic glitch with some shadows, not sure why as restarting the game fixed it.

Now the OS itself is a breather from Windows 10, I know they have improved, but the entire OS is built around online experience where they took W7 + W8.1 and mutated into something that should have been shot in the face with shotgun(a large one), when they saw what they made, but it was kept alive in the basement for amusement.

Only issue I have is sound hardware support, but that is not Linux fault as those products just dont support Linux:/ Creative Labs Sound Blaster X Katana and Arctis Pro+DAC. I get 2 channel mono sound with pulse, but emulations tries, 5.1 channel etc I just cant get to work (I am a linux noob, so not much experience with ALSA, pulsesound). But this is because once I bought those for Windows ecosystem, now ill do some research, if I am sure ill stay in Linux (and atm it seems i will).

PS! Oh please someone kill those intrusive DRM-s, there must be better way to deal with cheaters/hackers/etc - those are most part why some games just don't start or run. DRM detects "emulation" and stops the game.

So people share you tips, guides to make this even better experience - good ideas how to set up sound is very welcome.

08/03/2020 10:28:47 CEST

how to run swtor with wine (I'm aware I need a wrapper)

I have tried to play swtor using a tutorial, but playonmac wont work, is there anything else i can use to wrap it?

08/03/2020 09:01:12 CEST

Has anyone tried running Skyrim (non-SE) with mods on proton?

basically the title, has anyone gotten skyrim (not SE) with mods running on either steamplay or on lutris? I'm interested if there's not much difference or if it's a steaming pile of garbage

08/03/2020 07:11:15 CEST

OBS and Avermedia Live Gamer HD 2 in Linux?

I've begun dual booting between Windows 10 and Linux Mint 20, giving the penguin another chance since it seems gaming has improved.

This might be a long shot, but has anyone gotten the AVermedia Live Gamer HD 2 to work in Linux (even though Avermedia doesn't really support it)? If so, what distro were you able to get it working on?

I saw this post from September 2019 where the OP managed to get it working with openSUSE Tumbleweed: https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/da4jy3/avermedia_live_gamer_hd_2_works_with_obs_on_linux/

When I try adding it as a Video Capture Device (V4L2), the device is being recognized as AVerMedia USB Device: AVerMedia USB Device: AVerMedia (usb-0000:06.00.0-2)...which seems rather odd since it's PCIe. However, there's no video. Sometimes if I remove it and try to re-add it, the device is no longer there. Other times, OBS just crashes when I try to remove or re-add it.

I'm running the latest firmware according to RECentral 4 in Windows: ( and the latest driver: 10.0.18362.815.

I'm not completely against looking into possible alternatives such as the ClonerAlliance Flint 4KP or one of the Magewell cards, however one of the things I really like about the Live Gamer which I'm not sure if either of these have is I can play games through the recording software with what seems to be no lag (there's probably 1ms or something, but barely noticeable) on one monitor while streaming tv on the other monitor.

Thanks for your time in reading this and any suggestions you may have.

08/03/2020 05:00:18 CEST

Debugging a power issue

Hey all,

I have been having trouble when i play Wargame Red Dragon (and only this game). I use Ubuntu 20.04 and have a 2013 Alienware M14x R2 with a Intel i5-3230M (4) @ 3.200GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M, 16GB of ram.

At some point during gameplay my battery just stops charging and draining. The only way to get the machine to start using the charger is to reboot. It only happens with this game. I have bought a new battery and the issue persists (it needed the replacement anyway).

Running the a sensors program i installed it does get a bit warm (85C) but it does not feel that hot to the touch.

It only happens with that game, which sucks because it is my favorite. Has been happening for a while, but i did have a shit battery that i had been postponing the replacement of.

Tips for more debugging?

08/03/2020 03:57:16 CEST

Build an empire one city at a time (runs natively in your favorite terminal emulator)
URL: https://v.redd.it/jz15c0cvcoe51
08/03/2020 02:49:37 CEST

Switching from Windows to Linux

First of all, this is not a post about asking what the advantages (or disadvantages) of gaming on Linux are. I just want to present my experience transitioning and point out some differences i noticed after doing so and hopefully push some users to at least give the penguin a shot. The terminal doesn't bite unless you tell it to do so :).

So, what was different for me? At first the snappiness of the OS in general. I don't think Win10 is able to match that. Everything opens in an instant, even right after booting, actions are quick and the boot times, ohhh the boot times, are just unmatched. Windows would take a lot more, if not double the time, too boot compared to Linux from the same SSD on my laptop. The same can be said for the shutdown process. Linux closes down everything and the whole laptop is off, but Win10 would spend ten more seconds or so with the screen off and the fans and lights going at the same pace.

Now let's talk resource management. Holy cow not seeing 6GB of RAM in use while idling was so surreal. Now i'm barely passing 3-4GB with Brave and Discord open and Steam downloading in the background, or Lutris for that matter (we'll get to that in a minute). Speaking of Steam, why can linux allocate the space needed for a game in a few seconds but windows takes like 10 minutes? (this is a genuine question, i can't wrap my head around the reasons for this). Temps seem to be the same across systems, at least in my case, so no complaints here.

Now the part that most people are probably here for, how is gaming on linux? Let me state the obvious, not perfect. It's not as easy as it is on windows. But man is it more rewarding. Seeing games like League of Legends run on my linux install just blew my mind. I remember 3 to 4 years ago struggling with Dota 2 on Ubuntu on my old laptop. And now Manjaro runs League at an almost 1:1 scale (did i forget to mention i use Arch btw? :) ). So how would you go about playing Steam games on linux? Simple, Valve did a great job developing Proton, and now there are a truck load of games running on linux thanks to this handy little piece of software. What is Proton? It's basically a translation layer that allows windows games to run on linux. "But X game is not on steam (eg. League of Legends), can i not play it?" I hear you ask. Of course you can, this is where Lutris comes in. Lutris is a game manager that provides user-made install scripts for games that are not on Steam or that might work better with a different set of commands. This is what allowed me to play league and killed one of the last reasons i had to still use windows (that is at least until Riot implements Vanguard to League as well and just kills any chance of running League on linux). So, I can run most of my games but how do they run? Well Warframe runs as good, or in some cases better (I've seen as much as 20 frames more in some missions), on linux when compared to win10. League is a bit different, don't get me wrong 120-160 fps is not bad, but it's not better than windows. Now, as a side note, you will most likely experience small stutters or frame drops here and there. Proton, wine and DXVK are not perfect by any means, but they are a big step in bridging that gap.

So, what did I try to accomplish by writing all of this? As i stated before it's a short presentation on my experience as a gamer switching from windows to linux. Most people probably didn't bother reading this far but I hope i managed to give some people the final push to try linux for a while, and get a taste of (in my opinion) the true computing experience. I'll try to answer all questions as long as i am awake .

And if someone is curious about what specs I managed to run this on, here is a brief list:

I'm running Manjaro KDE with the 5.16.15-1 kernel on an Asus F550JX-DM247D laptop:

Intel Core i7 4720HQ 3.6 GHz quad core CPU

12 GB of RAM

GeForce GTX950M 4 GB GPU (i'm running games on this GPU using optimus-manager)

120 GB Kingston SSD for boot

1 TB HDD for everything else

08/03/2020 02:33:33 CEST

I dug out my old Saitek X52, and I'm curious: what is your favorite flight simulator that runs great on Linux (native/wine/proton) with HOTAS support?

Swung by my parents place and saw it sitting there gathering dust. Got it all cleaned up now and I gotta fly!

Def gonna be playing some Freespace 2, but I would love to hear what you guys recommend for a really good flight sim. Could be realistic, scifi, or anything, as long as it's fun. :)

08/03/2020 02:30:36 CEST

Any solution for Watch_Dogs, the first one?

I tried the recommendations from protondb.com but the sound keeps crackling on game. Tried adding the dlls with winecfg. Tried with Proton and ProtonGE.

08/03/2020 01:00:31 CEST

BTRFS for /home. How much better/worse it's in gaming?


How is BTRFS performance-wise compared to something like EXT4?

I'm thinking about using BTRFS for my /home (currently I have / on BTRFS and /home on EXT4) partition, but I have some doubts.

How large is the performance hit caused by COW in stuff, like gaming?

Let's say I have a game installed on an EXT4 formatted partition, in which I get almost constant ~60FPS, but it sometimes drops to ~50FPS. How it would be affected by BTRFS's COW functionality? Would I get lower constant FPS or would only the performance drops be heavier?

Also, some tests I've seen, tell me that XFS is a bit (not much, but still) faster, than EXT4. Would it improve my overall FPS in games or not? Is the difference worth it?


08/03/2020 00:47:57 CEST

Influence of Operation System for gaming

When I enter a query on Google "Why OS influences on FPS in games" there is only answers like "Which OS is better for gaming". But I didn't find the answer to "WHY does it influence on FPS if hardware still same?" I was thinking that Linux uses less ram and does less load to hardware and it should increase FPS but it doesn't. Why? May be there is no software for Linux like DirectX or something else? But does this software affect so much?

08/03/2020 00:35:02 CEST

Titanfall 2 crashing when trying to load into a level.

So I used the titanfall 2 script on lutris, and I tried to click multiplayer, the game tried to load, and just crashed with no error box or anything. Same thing happens when I start a campaign. I see the first cutscene but then when trying to load into the gauntlet, the game just.. dies.

08/02/2020 23:32:21 CEST

Part 2 to installing Minecraft Java on a raspberry pi running ubuntu.

Hey all! Thanks for all the help so far on this thread : https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/i28w1p/im_new_and_need_some_help/ .

I have managed to install GDebi and start to install Minecraft.deb. I have one more issue. Minecraft is not coming up as an application. The "sudo apt-get -f" command install isn't working and in GDebi it says " Error : dependency is not satisfiable : default-jre". I need to install java runtime environment to carry on. How do you do this? BTW when I try to install default jre using " sudo apt-get install default-jre " it says that it is uninstallable.

If you need more information then please comment.

08/02/2020 22:24:05 CEST

Another update for our experimental clicker game - since two years on Linux :D

Hey there :)

we updated our small clicker game once again! It worked flawlessly on my MX Linux machine!

We made many of quality of life changes in this update and want to update it further in the future. With the update we will also increase the price a bit in a couple of hours (but only 50 cents).


We also have many other games for Linux, the other games are all free/pwyw :D


08/02/2020 22:04:54 CEST

Mouse problems

My mouse is kinda like skipping or jumping around when trying to aim. I've only tested this in TF2 but that's really the only game I play right now and I don't know how I could fix it.

08/02/2020 21:20:54 CEST

Roblox on Ubuntu 20.04LTS

Just switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu and I'm wondering if there's a way to get roblox games to run without a virtual machine.

08/02/2020 20:49:54 CEST

Age of Empires 3 Manjaro Linux KDE | Steam | Proton (Video on spanish)
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0u_0E9Q6Fk
08/02/2020 20:39:43 CEST

Fyrebrand Gameplay
URL: https://youtu.be/c5LOOqBWLu8
08/02/2020 19:20:46 CEST

g13d Suddenly Stopped Working - Debug Help

System: Fedora 32 (5.7.11), gnome 3.36.4 (Wayland)

I've been using the g13d driver with my Logitech g13 with great success until today, and I'm not sure where to go next.

Today, keypresses stopped making it to Gnome. The driver itself reports the correct key actions, using 'showkey' reports the correct key actions, and switching to a virtual terminal shows the expected output - but when I'm in gnome, I get nothing.

I tried rebuilding the driver to see if there were any libinput or libevent changes, but this didn't affect behavior at all.

Has anybody else seen this, or can you give me some things to google? I'm a in a bit over my head here, and while I'm willing to put in some work to figure this out, I have no idea what I'm looking for at this point.


08/02/2020 19:14:16 CEST

Need help running some games from the EGS. Total noob here.

Hello! A couple of months ago I initiated my Linux journey, and so far, it's been wonderful. After distro hopping for a while, I landed on Manjaro, and I'll stay here for a while.

I have the EGS all set up and running using Lutris. I can play games like Hyper Light Drifter, Nuclear Throne, Costume Quest, FTL super fine and smooth. But, games like HOB, Transistor refuse to run; Into the Breach opens, has sound, but refuses to show image, and Moonlighter does the same.

Now, to the REAL question: I know Lutris uses runners, and at the moment it's using "Lutris WINE", I can choose PROTON, but then the EGS doesn't open at all. So, is there a way for me to use proton on the EGS to try and run those games? Or, has anyone here ran into the same problem and solved it somehow? I know for a fact those games run on Linux, but all the "tutorials" are either for the GOG version of the game, or STEAM one.

I really don't want to go back to Windows at the moment, since I'm trying to get REAL aquainted to Linux.

EDIT: My specs are as follow:

Intel Core i3 6006u, 8gb ram ddr4 2400mhz, Manjaro Linux 20.0.3

08/02/2020 18:50:06 CEST

Dragon Age: Origins not launching properly from Origin (through Lutris)

Origin through Lutris runs just fine and I can get most games running, but when I try to launch Dragon Age: Origins, it freezes my system and the monitor it tries to run on makes my monitor say "Input not supported". I've used winetricks to force PhysX and used "-w" and "-windowed" in the Origin launch options for the game, but nothing fixes it. I can't play the game through steam because the website to activate DLC for the game is down permanently, so the only way to get the DLC is through Origin.

Manjaro xfce

08/02/2020 18:45:08 CEST

What's the best installation path for games?

I'm fairly new to the Linux file system, but I was just curious where was the best practice/place to install games to?

On Windows, I just made a path on my C: Drive for C:/Games/Windows Games.. Origin Games, Battlenet Games, etc.

I was wondering if there was a best path to make this? Should it be in my home directory, separated into game folders? I've been using the default path Steam suggests so far, something about .debian-steam-installation

08/02/2020 16:22:17 CEST

Islanders - SSAO makes game dark

Islanders (https://www.protondb.com/app/1046030) is 'a minimalist strategy game about building cities on colorful islands' and is natively available on Linux.

But, the islands are not so colourful when you have SSAO on.

SSAO on: https://i.imgur.com/MYReUc1.jpg

SSAO off: https://i.imgur.com/KL9ZxiR.jpg

No other issues are there.

08/02/2020 15:56:25 CEST

Weekly Tech-Support Thread for August 02, 2020: Ask your tech-support questions in this thread please

When asking for help, include as much information as you can. Give us details to work with. Your specs, distro, drivers and software versions, logs and terminal output. The more you give us, the easier it is to help.

Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

If you see a new tech-support related question posted in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

Ask away!

08/02/2020 15:33:27 CEST

My GTX 770 is dying, help me transitioning to AMD

My Nvidia card has been working erratically for a month now, with constant freezes and rainbow coloured images on games. So I think it's finally time to change it for an AMD and sweet open source drivers.

Which future-proof GPU would you guys recommend? I'm interested in high refresh rate (144Hz monitor) at 1080p.

My CPU is a i5-4670K @ 4.0Ghz and I've got 8GB or RAM and an 620W power supply.

Looking at this link from Phoronix it looks like the 5700 XT is the one to buy, but I would really like to hear your opinions because it has a pretty steep price for my broken ass.

Thank you in advance for your help guys.

08/02/2020 15:07:38 CEST

Linux still doesn't have proper integer scaling

Only available when using Proton to run applications, the program maintained by a mega-corporation

Why is it that Linux only improves when companies and corporations step in?

08/02/2020 14:59:28 CEST

No Wrapper installed

I am trying to install Warframe with Wineskin Winery. However, I have no wrapper installed and whenever I tried searching for a wrapper for the game, I can't find it. There was a different post for Diablo 2, but the solutions haven't worked. Does anyone know how to fix it? I have Warframe.msi from the site itself.

08/02/2020 14:05:17 CEST

Linux Market Share Actually Went Down
URL: https://www.netmarketshare.com/linux-market-share?options=%7B%22filter%22%3A%7B%22%24and%22%3A%5B%7B%22deviceType%22%3A%7B%22%24in%22%3A%5B%22Desktop%2Flaptop%22%5D%7D%7D%5D%7D%2C%22dateLabel%22%3A%22Custom%22%2C%22attributes%22%3A%22share%22%2C%22group%22%3A%22platform%22%2C%22sort%22%3A%7B%22share%22%3A-1%7D%2C%22plotKeys%22%3A%5B%7B%22platform%22%3A%22Linux%22%7D%2C%7B%22platform%22%3A%22Mac%20OS%22%7D%2C%7B%22platform%22%3A%22Windows%22%7D%5D%2C%22id%22%3A%22linux%22%2C%22dateInterval%22%3A%22Monthly%22%2C%22dateStart%22%3A%222020-07%22%2C%22dateEnd%22%3A%222020-07%22%2C%22segments%22%3A%22-1000%22%7D
08/02/2020 13:51:43 CEST

Doom eternal wont work

Just made the jump to Pop os installed the "upgrades" in the terminal. Although i dont know how to update my AMD drivers or if they are even updated at all.

i can run CS GO but even that has lower FPS on Pop. On windows i would get 300-400 FPS and on Pop os i would get 100-200FPS? I would appreciate all the help i can get, new to the linux world!

GPU: rx 5700

CPU: ryzen 3600

RAM: 16Gb 3200mhz

PSU: Dark Power Pro 11 1000W


OS/distro: Pop os!

08/02/2020 13:48:11 CEST

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 does not launch

Black Ops 3 does not start. When I press the "play" button in lutris, steam starts and then nothing happens. The lutris log is

lutris-wrapper: Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Running gamemoderun /home/user2/.local/share/lutris/runners/wine/lutris-5.7-8-x86_64/bin/wine /home/user2/.local/share/lutris/runners/winesteam/prefix64/dosdevices/../drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Steam/steam.exe -no-cef-sandbox -console steam://rungameid/311210
Initial process has started with pid 8051
Game is considered started.
ERROR: ld.so: object '/usr/$LIB/libgamemodeauto.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.
ERROR: ld.so: object '/usr/$LIB/libgamemodeauto.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.
esync: up and running.
WARNING: Experimental compiler backend enabled. Here be dragons! Incorrect rendering, GPU hangs and/or resets are likely
[0802/140659.718:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: browser
wine: Read access denied for device L"\\??\\Z:\\", FS volume label and serial are not available.
[0802/140700.769:ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(141)] WSALookupServiceBegin failed with: 0
[0802/140701.698:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: gpu-process
info:  Game: steamwebhelper.exe
info:  DXVK: v1.7-81-g3322da4b
info:  Built-in extension providers:
info:    Win32 WSI
info:    OpenVR
warn:  OpenVR: Failed to locate module
info:  Enabled instance extensions:
info:    VK_KHR_get_surface_capabilities2
info:    VK_KHR_surface
info:    VK_KHR_win32_surface
WARNING: Experimental compiler backend enabled. Here be dragons! Incorrect rendering, GPU hangs and/or resets are likely
info:  AMD RADV/ACO POLARIS10 (LLVM 10.0.0):
info:    Driver: 20.1.4
info:    Vulkan: 1.2.131
info:    Memory Heap[0]: 
info:      Size: 7936 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x1
info:      Memory Type[0]: Property Flags = 0x1
info:    Memory Heap[1]: 
info:      Size: 7440 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x0
info:      Memory Type[1]: Property Flags = 0x6
info:      Memory Type[3]: Property Flags = 0xe
info:    Memory Heap[2]: 
info:      Size: 256 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x1
info:      Memory Type[2]: Property Flags = 0x7
info:  Game: steamwebhelper.exe
info:  DXVK: v1.7-81-g3322da4b
info:  Built-in extension providers:
info:    Win32 WSI
info:    OpenVR
warn:  OpenVR: Failed to locate module
info:  Enabled instance extensions:
info:    VK_KHR_get_surface_capabilities2
info:    VK_KHR_surface
info:    VK_KHR_win32_surface
WARNING: Experimental compiler backend enabled. Here be dragons! Incorrect rendering, GPU hangs and/or resets are likely
info:  AMD RADV/ACO POLARIS10 (LLVM 10.0.0):
info:    Driver: 20.1.4
info:    Vulkan: 1.2.131
info:    Memory Heap[0]: 
info:      Size: 7936 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x1
info:      Memory Type[0]: Property Flags = 0x1
info:    Memory Heap[1]: 
info:      Size: 7440 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x0
info:      Memory Type[1]: Property Flags = 0x6
info:      Memory Type[3]: Property Flags = 0xe
info:    Memory Heap[2]: 
info:      Size: 256 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x1
info:      Memory Type[2]: Property Flags = 0x7
info:  D3D11CoreCreateDevice: Probing D3D_FEATURE_LEVEL_11_1
info:  D3D11CoreCreateDevice: Using feature level D3D_FEATURE_LEVEL_11_1
info:  Device properties:
info:    Device name:     : AMD RADV/ACO POLARIS10 (LLVM 10.0.0)
info:    Driver version   : 20.1.4
info:  Enabled device extensions:
info:    VK_AMD_memory_overallocation_behavior
info:    VK_AMD_shader_fragment_mask
info:    VK_EXT_depth_clip_enable
info:    VK_EXT_full_screen_exclusive
info:    VK_EXT_host_query_reset
info:    VK_EXT_memory_priority
info:    VK_EXT_robustness2
info:    VK_EXT_shader_demote_to_helper_invocation
info:    VK_EXT_shader_stencil_export
info:    VK_EXT_shader_viewport_index_layer
info:    VK_EXT_transform_feedback
info:    VK_EXT_vertex_attribute_divisor
info:    VK_KHR_create_renderpass2
info:    VK_KHR_depth_stencil_resolve
info:    VK_KHR_draw_indirect_count
info:    VK_KHR_driver_properties
info:    VK_KHR_image_format_list
info:    VK_KHR_sampler_mirror_clamp_to_edge
info:    VK_KHR_swapchain
info:  Device features:
info:    robustBufferAccess                     : 1
info:    fullDrawIndexUint32                    : 1
info:    imageCubeArray                         : 1
info:    independentBlend                       : 1
info:    geometryShader                         : 1
info:    tessellationShader                     : 1
info:    sampleRateShading                      : 1
info:    dualSrcBlend                           : 1
info:    logicOp                                : 1
info:    multiDrawIndirect                      : 1
info:    drawIndirectFirstInstance              : 1
info:    depthClamp                             : 1
info:    depthBiasClamp                         : 1
info:    fillModeNonSolid                       : 1
info:    depthBounds                            : 1
info:    multiViewport                          : 1
info:    samplerAnisotropy                      : 1
info:    textureCompressionBC                   : 1
info:    occlusionQueryPrecise                  : 1
info:    pipelineStatisticsQuery                : 1
info:    vertexPipelineStoresAndAtomics         : 1
info:    fragmentStoresAndAtomics               : 1
info:    shaderImageGatherExtended              : 1
info:    shaderStorageImageExtendedFormats      : 1
info:    shaderStorageImageReadWithoutFormat    : 1
info:    shaderStorageImageWriteWithoutFormat   : 1
info:    shaderClipDistance                     : 1
info:    shaderCullDistance                     : 1
info:    shaderFloat64                          : 1
info:    shaderInt64                            : 1
info:    variableMultisampleRate                : 1
info:  VK_EXT_conditional_rendering
info:    conditionalRendering                   : 1
info:  VK_EXT_custom_border_color
info:    customBorderColors                     : 0
info:    customBorderColorWithoutFormat         : 0
info:  VK_EXT_depth_clip_enable
info:    depthClipEnable                        : 1
info:  VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state
info:    extendedDynamicState                   : 0
info:  VK_EXT_host_query_reset
info:    hostQueryReset                         : 1
info:  VK_EXT_memory_priority
info:    memoryPriority                         : 1
info:  VK_EXT_robustness2
info:    robustBufferAccess2                    : 1
info:    robustImageAccess2                     : 1
info:    nullDescriptor                         : 1
info:  VK_EXT_shader_demote_to_helper_invocation
info:    shaderDemoteToHelperInvocation         : 1
info:  VK_EXT_transform_feedback
info:    transformFeedback                      : 1
info:    geometryStreams                        : 1
info:  VK_EXT_vertex_attribute_divisor
info:    vertexAttributeInstanceRateDivisor     : 1
info:    vertexAttributeInstanceRateZeroDivisor : 1
info:  Queue families:
info:    Graphics : 0
info:    Transfer : 1
info:  DXVK: Read 3 valid state cache entries
info:  DXVK: Using 5 compiler threads
warn:  D3D11DXGIDevice::QueryInterface: Unknown interface query
warn:  10ec4d5b-975a-4689-b9e4-d0aac30fe333
[0802/140701.819:ERROR:mf_helpers.cc(14)] Error in dxva_video_decode_accelerator_win.cc on line 377
[0802/140702.677:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: utility
[0802/140702.714:ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(141)] WSALookupServiceBegin failed with: 0
ERROR: ld.so: object '/usr/$LIB/libgamemodeauto.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.
warn:  D3D11Texture2D::QueryInterface: Unknown interface query
warn:  f8fb5c27-c6b3-4f75-a4c8-439af2ef564c
info:  Game: steam.exe
info:  DXVK: v1.7-81-g3322da4b
info:  Built-in extension providers:
info:    Win32 WSI
info:    OpenVR
warn:  OpenVR: Failed to initialize OpenVR
info:  Enabled instance extensions:
info:    VK_KHR_get_surface_capabilities2
info:    VK_KHR_surface
info:    VK_KHR_win32_surface
WARNING: Experimental compiler backend enabled. Here be dragons! Incorrect rendering, GPU hangs and/or resets are likely
info:  AMD RADV/ACO POLARIS10 (LLVM 10.0.0):
info:    Driver: 20.1.4
info:    Vulkan: 1.2.131
info:    Memory Heap[0]: 
info:      Size: 7936 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x1
info:      Memory Type[0]: Property Flags = 0x1
info:    Memory Heap[1]: 
info:      Size: 7440 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x0
info:      Memory Type[1]: Property Flags = 0x6
info:      Memory Type[3]: Property Flags = 0xe
info:    Memory Heap[2]: 
info:      Size: 256 MiB
info:      Flags: 0x1
info:      Memory Type[2]: Property Flags = 0x7
info:  Process set as DPI aware
[0802/140718.600:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: renderer
warn:  winevulkan detected, disabling exclusive fullscreen support
err:   Failed to create surface
[0802/140719.221:ERROR:angle_platform_impl.cc(47)] reset(615): Could not create additional swap chains or offscreen surfaces, HRESULT: 0x80070057
[0802/140719.222:ERROR:gl_surface_egl.cc(668)] EGL Driver message (Critical) eglCreateWindowSurface: Bad allocation.
[0802/140719.222:ERROR:gl_surface_egl.cc(1234)] eglCreateWindowSurface failed with error EGL_BAD_ALLOC
[0802/140719.222:ERROR:in_process_command_buffer.cc(592)] ContextResult::kSurfaceFailure: Failed to create surface.
warn:  winevulkan detected, disabling exclusive fullscreen support
err:   Failed to create surface
[0802/140719.228:ERROR:angle_platform_impl.cc(47)] reset(615): Could not create additional swap chains or offscreen surfaces, HRESULT: 0x80070057
[0802/140719.228:ERROR:gl_surface_egl.cc(668)] EGL Driver message (Critical) eglCreateWindowSurface: Bad allocation.
[0802/140719.228:ERROR:gl_surface_egl.cc(1234)] eglCreateWindowSurface failed with error EGL_BAD_ALLOC
[0802/140719.228:ERROR:in_process_command_buffer.cc(592)] ContextResult::kSurfaceFailure: Failed to create surface.
[0802/140719.997:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: renderer
[0802/140720.508:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: renderer
wine: Unhandled exception 0x80000003 in thread f5 at address 0000000010001A90 (thread 00f5), starting debugger...
0x0000000010001a90: int $3
Module  Address                 Debug info  Name (47 modules)
PE          3b400000-        3b43e000   Deferred        steam_api64
PE          6a340000-        6a607000   Deferred        d3d11
PE          6f200000-        6f3de000   Deferred        dxgi
PE          7b010000-        7b027000   Deferred        kernelbase
PE          7b410000-        7b5db000   Deferred        kernel32
PE          7bc20000-        7bc35000   Deferred        ntdll
PE         140000000-       15faaf200   Deferred        blackops3
PE         180000000-       1801de000   Deferred        gameoverlayrenderer64
PE      7f0306930000-    7f0306934000   Deferred        api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-2-1
PE      7f0306940000-    7f0306944000   Deferred        api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-1
PE      7f0306960000-    7f0306964000   Deferred        api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1
PE      7f0306970000-    7f0306975000   Deferred        uxtheme
PE      7f03069d0000-    7f03069d4000   Deferred        api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0
PE      7f03069f0000-    7f03069f5000   Deferred        psapi
PE      7f03079e0000-    7f03079e5000   Deferred        winex11
PE      7f0307b30000-    7f0307b35000   Deferred        hid
PE      7f0307b40000-    7f0307b44000   Deferred        wtsapi32
PE      7f0307b60000-    7f0307b65000   Deferred        xinput9_1_0
PE      7f0307b90000-    7f0307b98000   Deferred        windowscodecs
PE      7f0307c80000-    7f0307c86000   Deferred        iphlpapi
PE      7f0307cb0000-    7f0307cb4000   Deferred        wlanapi
PE      7f0307cc0000-    7f0307cc6000   Deferred        ws2_32
PE      7f0307d00000-    7f0307d7f000   Deferred        winmm
PE      7f0307dd0000-    7f0307dd5000   Deferred        dsound
PE      7f0307e30000-    7f0307e40000   Deferred        msvcrt
PE      7f0307f00000-    7f0307f07000   Deferred        winevulkan
PE      7f0307f50000-    7f0307f57000   Deferred        vulkan-1
PE      7f0307f70000-    7f0307f76000   Deferred        imm32
PE      7f0307f90000-    7f0307f94000   Deferred        usp10
PE      7f0307fe0000-    7f0308035000   Deferred        comctl32
PE      7f0308130000-    7f030813a000   Deferred        aclui
PE      7f0308150000-    7f0308155000   Deferred        shcore
PE      7f0308180000-    7f0308a7b000   Deferred        shell32
PE      7f0308be0000-    7f0308bef000   Deferred        shlwapi
PE      7f0308c40000-    7f0308c44000   Deferred        rtworkq
PE      7f0308c70000-    7f0308c7d000   Deferred        oleaut32
PE      7f0308db0000-    7f0308db7000   Deferred        propsys
PE      7f0308de0000-    7f0308dec000   Deferred        gdi32
PE      7f0308f80000-    7f0308f8b000   Deferred        rpcrt4
PE      7f0309030000-    7f030904e000   Deferred        ucrtbase
PE      7f0309130000-    7f0309135000   Deferred        version
PE      7f0309150000-    7f0309167000   Deferred        setupapi
PE      7f03091f0000-    7f03092e1000   Deferred        user32
PE      7f0309480000-    7f03094ac000   Deferred        ole32
PE      7f03095d0000-    7f03095db000   Deferred        advapi32
PE      7f0309660000-    7f0309666000   Deferred        mfplat
PE      7f030a6e0000-    7f030a6e3000   Deferred        wow64cpu
process  tid      prio (all id:s are in hex)
00000008 steam.exe
    ["C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe" -no-cef-sandbox -console steam://rungameid/311210]
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    00000021    0
    0000001c    0
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00000011 winedevice.exe
    00000019    0
    00000017    0
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0000001a plugplay.exe
    0000001e    0
    0000001d    0
    0000001b    0
0000001f winedevice.exe
    00000026    0
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    00000024    0
    00000023    0
    00000022    0
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00000028 explorer.exe
    [C:\windows\system32\explorer.exe /desktop]
    0000002c    0
    0000002b    0
    0000002a    0
    00000029    0
00000031 steamwebhelper.exe
    ["C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\bin\cef\cef.win7x64\steamwebhelper.exe" "-lang=en_US" "-cachedir=C:\users\user2\Local Settings\Application Data\Steam\htmlcache" "-steampid=8" "-buildid=1596217132" "-steamid=0" "-steamuniverse=Public" "-clientui=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\clientui" --enable-blink-features=ResizeObserver,Worklet,AudioWorklet --enable-media-stream --enable-smooth-scrolling --enable-direct-write --no-sandbox "--log-file=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\logs\cef_log.txt" --no-sandbox]
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    0000005b    0
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    00000044    0
    00000043    0
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00000035 steamwebhelper.exe
    ["C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\bin\cef\cef.win7x64\steamwebhelper.exe" --type=crashpad-handler /prefetch:7 --max-uploads=5 --max-db-size=20 --max-db-age=5 --monitor-self-annotation=ptype=crashpad-handler "--database=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\dumps" "--metrics-dir=C:\users\user2\Local Settings\Application Data\CEF\User Data" --url=http://crash.steampowered.com/submit --annotation=platform=win64 --annotation=product=cefwebhelper --annotation=version=1596217132 --initial-client-data=0xe4,0xe8,0xec,0xe0,0xf0,0x784bed0,0x784bee0,0x784bef0]
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    00000073    0
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    00000040    0
    0000003f    0
    0000003e    0
    0000003d    0
    0000003c    0
    0000003b    0
    0000003a    0
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System information:
    Wine build: wine-5.7.r0.g2ad422ff ( TkG Staging Esync Fsync )
    Platform: x86_64
    Version: Windows 10
    Host system: Linux
    Host version: 5.7.11-zen1-1-zen

Is there a fix/workaround?

08/02/2020 13:05:19 CEST

Review - Into A Dream
URL: https://youtu.be/sclopbeWA8g
08/02/2020 13:00:30 CEST

July 2020 Steam Survey is up - Linux: 0.86%
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey?platform=combined
08/02/2020 11:53:28 CEST

Wine Staging has a Patreon now.
URL: https://www.patreon.com/winestaging
08/02/2020 11:50:37 CEST

No sound for Banished?

Iv been trying to play the game Banished through wine stable on MacOS, downloading the game through the windows steam client and then starting it. It works perfectly, but there is no sound at all.

Iv read that this a common issue but im quite new to this/stupid and the solutions either dont work or are too complicated for me to understand. Anyone know how to fix this? Could you provide a detailed explanation? thx

08/02/2020 11:46:37 CEST

I'm new and need some help

I have downloaded ubuntu 20.04 64bit to my x64 arm raspberry pi 4. How do you install minecraft onto it and run it?

I have downloaded minecraft but it comes as a .tar.gz file. I do not understand how to run it. Please help.

08/02/2020 10:37:52 CEST

Am I seeing things or did Linux marketshare drop a bit, not increased?
URL: https://www.netmarketshare.com/linux-market-share?options=%7B%22filter%22%3A%7B%22%24and%22%3A%5B%7B%22deviceType%22%3A%7B%22%24in%22%3A%5B%22Desktop%2Flaptop%22%5D%7D%7D%5D%7D%2C%22dateLabel%22%3A%22Custom%22%2C%22attributes%22%3A%22share%22%2C%22group%22%3A%22platform%22%2C%22sort%22%3A%7B%22share%22%3A-1%7D%2C%22plotKeys%22%3A%5B%7B%22platform%22%3A%22Linux%22%7D%5D%2C%22id%22%3A%22linux%22%2C%22dateInterval%22%3A%22Monthly%22%2C%22dateStart%22%3A%222019-07%22%2C%22dateEnd%22%3A%222020-07%22%2C%22segments%22%3A%22-1000%22%7D
08/02/2020 09:19:24 CEST

Problems with Steam

I'm with problems with some games on steam. Sometimes the games open, but with low fps (20~30), or they open and instantly closes, like the Albion. I've tried to use proton and reinstall, but nothing works. Somebody who plays in steam can help me?
Obs: Sorry my english mistakes

08/02/2020 08:27:48 CEST

Hey Everyone , New Gamer Here. Need suggestions

Hello r/linux_gaming I'm looking for game recommendations to play on my Linux Pc My specs:

i7-8750H Nvidea GTX 1050Ti MaxQ

08/02/2020 07:45:25 CEST

Cannot Enable Proton-GE (any version) on any Distro

Hi Linux_Gamers! I'm having a bit of an issue. I am trying to transition my main gaming pc to linux. Mainly manjaro or PopOS. I have the latest version of steam installed. I have the proton-ge in the correct folder. It is detected by steam. It lest me enable the default steam proton version, but if I click on the GE version, it doesn't apply upon restarting. Any advice?

08/02/2020 07:41:58 CEST

Weird frame stutters when I use my mouse binds?

Yo. I have a logitech G602, and like many other mice, it has buttons on the side that can be assigned to any key. Back when I used windows, I set them to buttons 1-6 for easy access to guns (the drivers must be built in to the mouse or some shit because it worked like this out of the box on linux), but when I do this, I get massive stutters. I have MangoHUD on, and I can see the frametime graph die. If I strafe around and keep switching weapons using my mouse binds, the frametime is fucking ruined, and it's a jittery mess. It's almost like when I press a mouse button, the game freezes for a few frames.

Anyone know a fix? Also, piper doesn't recognize my mouse so I don't think that'll be the solution, sadly.

08/02/2020 04:29:23 CEST

Errors when trying to install applications from the winepak repository

Note that this is a duplicate post from r/ubuntu. I'm reposing here because no one has answered in the last 12 days.

Hello Everyone,

I need some help installing com.blizzard.StarCraft2 from winepak. To do this, I followed the instructions listed here. When I tried to install StarCraft2 with the following command:

flatpak install winepak com.blizzard.StarCraft2

I saw the following error:

error: Unable to load summary from remote winepak: GPG signatures found, but none are in trusted keyring

To fix this, I believe I need to use the apt-keycommand to add winepak to my apt-key list. When I used this command to check what keys I already had, I saw the following:


pub rsaXXXX 2015-10-01 [SC]


uid [ unknown] Launchpad PPA for Alexander Larsson

(Note that I removed the actual key and that I'm guessing that this key is the key associated with winepak)

I suppose I now need to get a new/updated key for winkpak. Does anyone know how?


08/02/2020 02:55:08 CEST

battlEye won't start fortnite in ubuntu using lutris

Hello. I tried to install Fortnite on my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS using Lutris. The problem was that the battlEye service doesn't start. In the installer instractions, it said that if the battlEye luncher doesn't start, I need to delete the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Epic Games\Unreal Engine\Identifiers\MachineId, but it doesn't seem to work. is anyone able to play fortnite on linux? even if it is not through lutris.

the lutris installer: https://lutris.net/games/fortnite/

Thanks in advanced!

08/02/2020 02:52:27 CEST

The latest viral post on this community needs to be analysed


is kicking up quite a storm and believe me I would love nothing more than to see linux market share skyrocket

However I think there is a bug on net marketshare right now where if you have the start date for your graph at 2019-07 the end point for linux is 4.73% for 2020-07 however any other date instead will result in 3.57% for 2020-07. (which is really good anyhow, I just want to get to the bottom of this before the linux community gets called out for spreading fake news or some thing to that effect.)

08/02/2020 00:49:03 CEST

revan: a reimplementation of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic/The Sith Lords shows some impressive multiplayer progress
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmHt9FeEw28
08/02/2020 00:33:44 CEST

App stopped working fix?

Any ideas ? Just installed app and when it load its crash and then tells that app stopped working. Wine version : newest Android : 7.1.2 lineage os Device : sony xperia z5 dual

08/01/2020 23:32:15 CEST

NVIDIA and AMD Renoir laptop with relatively new CPU, want to choose NVIDIA for games

I have both NVIDIA Proprietary driver and AMD Renoir driver, but I am not able to choose which graphics processor I want to use. Only AMD RENOIR in System information.

  • Laptop name: Eluktronics RP-15 (GK5NR0O)
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
  • GeForce RTX 2060

Currently running Kubuntu daily build (20.10 Groovy). Any solutions in order to access the PRIME if possible? Will provide any information if needed.

08/01/2020 22:46:50 CEST

Game keeps freezing on Linux after running fine for an hour or two. The timing of the freezing appears random. Force quitting and restarting the game works, but I'm worried about save data corruption.
URL: /r/darksouls/comments/i1fi9d/game_keeps_freezing_on_linux_after_running_fine/
08/01/2020 22:36:54 CEST

Probably posted a billion times but anyways: Grand Theft Auto V (Social Club Version) running on Linux using Lutris, Wine and DXVK
URL: https://youtu.be/1iBbxi4Aq6k
08/01/2020 22:02:38 CEST

Hi all! Just updated Fyrebrand to version 4 - Fixed an issue where a spot the player should be able to walk on, was blocked (which was also blocking some flavor text). Added short end credits after the final boss, with new background music!
URL: https://jami-cassidy.itch.io/fyrebrand
08/01/2020 20:10:57 CEST

Spiritfarer third gameplay teaser trailer is live with a Free Demo - worth checking out
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/spiritfarer-third-gameplay-teaser-trailer-is-now-live/
08/01/2020 20:01:10 CEST

Dying Light - Hellraid hack n slash due to release in two weeks - Pre-orders are live
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/dying-light-hellraid-hack-n-slash-due-this-month/
08/01/2020 19:57:22 CEST

Linux VR (specifically modded Beat Saber)

I hear that gaming has gotten a lot better on Linux and I'd like to give it a try. but before I do, I have a few questions about VR compatibility when it comes to modded Beat Saber. I understand that the game is platinum on protonDB, but what about the Mod Assistant program? Does it just run in wine?

Also, are there any hang ups getting VR to work that I should know about? For reference I'm using an HTC Vive with the Index controllers.

08/01/2020 19:44:29 CEST

How to launch a game installed with wine using Steam Proton

Hi everyone, I bought Heroes of Might and Magic III from GOG and was able to install it on my Ubuntu 20.04 using Wine. I was wondering if there is now a way to add it to Steam and launch it with Proton ?

I added ~/.wine/drive_c/GOG Games/HoMM 3 Complete /heroes3.exe to steam and in property I chose to run it with Proton 5.0.9 but when I click on Play, nothing happens.

08/01/2020 19:35:32 CEST

Integer Scaling with AMD


I have recently switched to Linux however I am having trouble enabling integer scaling like I can in Windows. Normally, I can just enable in in the Radeon Software application but it seems this is not available in Linux. I am currently using Ubuntu because I tried to install the pro driver to see if that would install the software but it didn't work. If possible, I would like to switch back to Fedora. Thank you.

08/01/2020 19:11:29 CEST

Black screen in 3D games. Nothing is rendering. Only GUI. Sound works.


I'm a total beginner in the Linux. I've chosen Linux mint (v20). I've installed things, including Wine. the only problem is that although Wine works well- 3D games environment is not rendering at all.

I'm using most recent Wine version for the day (1st Aug. Of course not the ARM version).



The games I'm talking about are some short quickly made indie games from sites like itch.io. They're mostly made on Unity or Unreal, but the problem is that: I've downloaded around 30 games in ZIP folders with their data and the .exe file. They're all 3D generated first person games. And I can say that at least 20 of them failed to render the screen. Here's how it looks like:

I run the wine from terminal.

The game starts and the menu (if the game has one) loads without any hassle.

Buttons and graphics settings work properly.

However, when I attempted to play the game, the loading screens, on-screen GUI, text intros all showed up. But in the actual game I don't see anything. Everything is black. Sound works. And that sound is actually a true 3D stereo. So I feel where it goes from, what could mean the game map has also loaded correctly, but there is a screen issue? I'm even able to walk, interact with things sometimes. As I said - happens to both unity and UE4 games. Maybe I need additional files for those games to run?


When I run unity, UE4 games that are rendered in 3D the menus, GUI and sound works, but the 3D rendered map is fully black. I don't see anything.

Tell me if I need to share any more info

08/01/2020 18:59:54 CEST

FNA 20.08 release
URL: https://github.com/FNA-XNA/FNA/releases/tag/20.08
08/01/2020 18:11:45 CEST

FAudio 20.08 release
URL: https://github.com/FNA-XNA/FAudio/releases/tag/20.08
08/01/2020 18:10:11 CEST

Looking for a good top tier title coming out soon or recently to try and push my system on

I recently purchased a gaming laptop running pop_os! and I'm really excited to try a new fun top-ish tier game on it. Running a Ryzen 7, 2070TI, and 32gb DDR4, so I expect I should be able to hand most higher end titles?

I'm into adventure and MOBA style games (but kinda bored with MOBA). Not a huge fan of shooters. Any recommendations for recent releases? Anything you are looking forward to?

08/01/2020 17:24:36 CEST

Will Flight Simulator 2020 run on Linux?

With flight sim coming to steam, does that mean it will run under proton? Halo Mcc runs last I remember, so will all Microsoft games that come to steam run? This is all of course speculation because it hasn't released yet, but that shouldnt stop us!

08/01/2020 17:24:25 CEST

Hellpoint - Graphical issue with blooms


As per topic here, Hellpoint seems to have issues with bloom textures (you can see a clip here no spoilers).

I have Nvidia proprietary drivers 440.100 - everything maxed out apart motion blur. Anyone else got same issue?


08/01/2020 16:27:59 CEST


OK so just to start this probably isn't the right place to ask however I got no response asking elsewhere so here I am

Whenever I try to use Ubuntu mate on my pi3b+ I have grey bars and nothing fits properly, whenever I try to change my display settings everything says unknown or is greyed out. Please help!

I'm a total noob to Linux and don't know how to find versions Ect however just another thing. I tried tio install libc6 (probably got the wrong version idk how to find what one I need or how to get the right one) and the bars aren't there anymore, however everything scales incorrectly and is a massive pain (monitor is still unknown/undetected)

Any help would be appreciated even though this is r probably the wrong place

08/01/2020 15:33:34 CEST

steam inst recognizing my keyboard

hello i wanted to play a game with my firends called starborne but it kept charshing on wine i saww a guide saying that proton works fine so i tried runing it threw proton and the game launches but it dose not recognize my keyboard and when i try to type it dose not do anything!

when i press shift+tab i can see the steam overlay but the game keeps staying the same

im using solus 4.1 gnome

sorry for my bad english its not my native laugnuage

08/01/2020 14:57:12 CEST

Wine 5.14 released
URL: https://www.winehq.org//announce/5.14
08/01/2020 13:19:17 CEST

Need someone experienced with CoreCtrl

I need help translating Wattman setting to Corectrl, in Wattman I had a 60% power limit raise and CoreCtrl in the other hand has specific watts control for power limit. Should I calculate the 60% of the maximum watt allowed in CoreCtrl? Which is 84 but ti doesn't seem right

Maybe 48 is the baseline and I should:

84 - 48 = 36

36 / 100 = 0.36

0.36 * 60 = 21.6

48 + 21.6 = 69.6

08/01/2020 12:58:37 CEST

Kingdome Come Deliverance - graphics decline

Hello! Recently I've purchased Kingdome Come Deliverance on Steam. Game was running quite well (graphics set on low). The only problem was a long time of loading games. Therefore I boght SSD drive and by the occasion I switched from Linux Mint 19.3 to 20. And then ingame graphics dropped significantly, I got around ~20 fps, the picture is lagging, especially while walking in the cities. My config is:

CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz

Graphics: GK106 [GeForce GTX 660]

Motherboard: ASRockH61M/U3S3


Anyone can share advice how to go back to better resolution?

08/01/2020 10:35:37 CEST

so supra land stopped installing, found out they pulled linux support :(

was confused as to why it was listed as windows only in steam but, linux and windows on the store page. then found this.


08/01/2020 09:21:31 CEST

Is it even possible to develop ethical anti-cheat software?

How do freedom respecting games try to insure that people don't cheat? Is it even possible to have a Libre software solution to try to prevent cheating?

08/01/2020 08:10:16 CEST

Steam and Secondary Drive

I am completely new to linux and dont know how to access my hard drive. I have Linux on a small ssd, and just cnat find the hard drive in the steam window. It's only in steam though. I can download and do stuff outside of steam.
In the file manager it says the hard drive is located at /dev/sda1 but when i select that in steam it just says 'Is not a steam folder.

08/01/2020 06:09:01 CEST

Linux market share jumps to 4.75% (NetMarketShare)
URL: https://www.netmarketshare.com/linux-market-share?options=%7B%22filter%22%3A%7B%22%24and%22%3A%5B%7B%22deviceType%22%3A%7B%22%24in%22%3A%5B%22Desktop%2Flaptop%22%5D%7D%7D%5D%7D%2C%22dateLabel%22%3A%22Custom%22%2C%22attributes%22%3A%22share%22%2C%22group%22%3A%22platform%22%2C%22sort%22%3A%7B%22share%22%3A-1%7D%2C%22plotKeys%22%3A%5B%7B%22platform%22%3A%22Linux%22%7D%5D%2C%22id%22%3A%22linux%22%2C%22dateInterval%22%3A%22Monthly%22%2C%22dateStart%22%3A%222019-07%22%2C%22dateEnd%22%3A%222020-07%22%2C%22segments%22%3A%22-1000%22%7D
08/01/2020 02:15:04 CEST

GTAV Keyboard issues

I just installed GTAV through Legendary (an open source Epic launcher) and all worked just fine, i was able to authenticate my account and game.

Problem starts when i launch the game (no issues) and just when i get to play as soon as i press a key on my keyboard game freezes for a few secs then goes back to normal but i can't use the keyboard as the previous issue keeps occurring, I've tried selecting another config for the KB but doesn't seem to do anything, my error is this:

04c4:fixme:keyboard:X11DRV_ActivateKeyboardLayout flags 40000000 not supported

04f0:fixme:keyboard:X11DRV_ActivateKeyboardLayout 0x4090409, 40000000: semi-stub

Any help will be appreciated, been dealing with this the whole day

BTW: im running on a laptop with a wireless KB and never had any issue, also, my default layout is Eng (US)

08/01/2020 01:29:48 CEST

2019-2020 "Mega Progress Report" for Citra, the Nintendo 3DS emulator that runs on Linux, Mac, and Windows.
URL: https://citra-emu.org/entry/citra-progress-report-2020-q2/
08/01/2020 00:25:24 CEST

Multiplayer games that allow you to host your own server

Besides most of Valve's games, are there any multiplayer games on Linux (native or through Proton) that allow you to host your own server?

07/31/2020 23:10:04 CEST

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Securom doesn't recognize original disc

Hi! I have the Deluxe Edition of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 on disc (also known as the Platinum Edition in some territories).

I managed to launch it using Proton some months ago, even if it had no sound (a well-known issue, nothing's wrong here). However, using the latest modified Wine version available on Lutris (5.7.8), I always get the same message : "Please insert the original disc instead of a backup" followed by a dead link to Securom website. I don't get why this message shows up since I'm using my original disc - not a mounted ISO - and that it worked with the exact same computer before. I also tried vanilla Wine, making a 32 bit prefix or using an older Proton version: still the same. I also checked if the cd drive mounted folder was present in Winecfg.


Fedora 32 - KDE Edition
AMD Ryzen 5 1600x
AMD Radeon RX 570

07/31/2020 22:56:35 CEST

League of Legends

I made a post on the League of Legends subreddit. You might wanna check it out


07/31/2020 22:44:02 CEST

Wine and xrandr scaling. Game won't fit the whole screen. Proton is fine.

I have my xrandr scaling to 1.10 to make things just a little bit smaller on my full hd TV. As result, my games on fullscreen won't fit all the screen, as you can se in these two prints. This doesn't happen with Proton.

07/31/2020 22:39:41 CEST

Crash Bandicoot FanGame is Out- Play NOW
07/31/2020 22:19:03 CEST

RPCS3: Introducing Online Play via PSN Emulation
URL: https://youtu.be/G7uvDFSw6A0
07/31/2020 21:11:14 CEST

Direct3D issues in 20XX (Epic Games ver.)

Hey guys, I've been having this issue with 20XX and I really don't know what to do. The thing is that when I try to play 20XX via Epic Games, it runs smoothly and all, but by some weird reason my Xbox/PS4 (tried with both) controllers work horribly.

First I tried using Lutris and I got this error: "ERROR'D -- shader file not found or shader compilation failed. Maybe try running as admin? d3d>createDevice failed. 20XX will now exit :(".

I have tried the default solution for Windows (using directx.cpl via wine control).

I don't really know what else can I do. I know this sub is not for tech-support and that kind of thing, but if anyone knows how to help me, I'd be forever thankful.


07/31/2020 20:14:05 CEST

Dying Light | Manjaro vs Windows | 1440p
URL: https://youtu.be/6j7LXbD0IN8
07/31/2020 19:25:21 CEST

Possible to play Streets of Rogue online with my bro on his Xbox1?

Hello everyone,

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, would it be possible to play Streets of Rogue online via GOG galaxy with my bro who's over on his Xbox1?

I know GOG galaxy supports cross platform play, I know I would need to either download the unofficial GOG galaxy snap package or run the windows executable in WINE (possibly also needing to run the windows version of the game in WINE at the same time?) but is it remotely possible?

07/31/2020 19:20:05 CEST

Metro Exodus GOG | Installation and performance | Manjaro Linux | Lutris (video on spanish)
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqKejPh_WCk
07/31/2020 19:19:21 CEST

Sin from GamingOnLinux is doing a preview of Undermine 1.0 on Twitch
URL: https://www.twitch.tv/GamingOnLinux
07/31/2020 19:10:05 CEST

Important for all CSGO gamers!
URL: /r/GlobalOffensive/comments/i1awwo/if_you_play_csgo_on_linux_read_this/
07/31/2020 19:04:28 CEST

Errors while trying to launch EVE Online using Lutris

Hi everyone, I hope you are having a great day / night.

So, when I'm starting up the launcher, it opens up, but then it gets stuck on CCP's loading icon. I don't except you to know EVE Online, but maybe you can help me fix this with the logs :
lutris-wrapper: EVE Online

Running /home/firefox-kinnie/.local/share/lutris/runners/wine/lutris-5.7-8-x86_64/bin/wine /home/firefox-kinnie/Games/eve-online/drive_c/EVE/eve.exe

Initial process has started with pid 536088

Game is considered started.

esync: up and running.

Initial process has exited.

info: Game: evelauncher.exe

info: DXVK: v1.7-81-g3322da4b

info: Built-in extension providers:

info: Win32 WSI

info: OpenVR

warn: OpenVR: Failed to locate module

info: Enabled instance extensions:

info: VK_KHR_get_surface_capabilities2

info: VK_KHR_surface

info: VK_KHR_win32_surface


info: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 (KBL GT2):

info: Driver: 20.1.3

info: Vulkan: 1.2.131

info: Memory Heap[0]:

info: Size: 5878 MiB

info: Flags: 0x1

info: Memory Type[0]: Property Flags = 0xf

info: Process set as DPI aware

[44:45:0731/174506.490:ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(157)] WSALookupServiceBegin failed with: 8

Thanks in advance for your time!

07/31/2020 18:01:53 CEST

BattleEye now lists VM's as a "disallowed program"
URL: https://twitter.com/OrdinaryGamers/status/1289202395780509697
07/31/2020 17:49:57 CEST

Issues with Switch Pro Controller over bluetooth


I followed the instructions in this post to make my official Pro Controller work over bluetooth but I have some issues:

- It does not consistently pair, even when plugged in beforehand;

- When paired, either it does not connect at all or the connection drops randomly (I already played more than an hour just fine, at another time I couldn't even start).

I'm on Fedora 32 with kernel 5.7.10-201, the dongle is a TP Link UB400 that works fine plugged in the front and the controller is at 30-70 centimeters with no obstacle. Some commands:

$ dkms status 
nintendo, 1.0, 5.7.10-201.fc32.x86_64, x86_64: installed

$ systemctl list-units | grep joycond
joycond.service    loaded active running   joycond 

$ rfkill list 
0: hci0: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
07/31/2020 16:42:28 CEST

The Linux native client of MidAir Community Edition has FPS stutters for me; the Windows client under proton runs fine; any suggestions what could be the cause?
URL: https://youtu.be/lM6oSwdBiak
07/31/2020 16:27:46 CEST

You can be both against anti-cheating software and against cheating!

Anti-cheat software is very authoritarian and very anti-freedom and it incentivizes cheating because it makes it a game of Cat & Mouse with them getting a hit of dopamine when they avoid punishment and it trains them to avoid punishment, not to avoid consequences.

Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter did stupid things only because he thought it would be OK with him as long as you avoid punishment and only stopped doing stupid things when he realized there was consequences for his actions and not just punishment like being put in a cage, like his family's reputation and his family relationships.

Every wise person was at one point a fool. I'm against cheating because I know what it does, but I'm not going to force my will onto others like a tyrant.

07/31/2020 16:01:40 CEST

DualShock 4 V2 on GNU/Linux?


As in the title, what are my chances of running DualShock 4 V2 on GNU/Linux, both via USB and BT?

I know that DualShock 4 V2 is supported by Steam and it works there. But what about non-Steam games? I know there is a "ds4drv" package in some GNU/Linux distros (like "python3-ds4drv" in openSUSE) or it's available via pip.


Also, how it would work with something like PlayStation Now service. I got it up and running via wine-staging 5.13, I made an account there and that's it. Now I have to get a controller and buy a game to test it.

And last thing, I got The Last Of Us running via RPCS3 emulator, but my controller (some generic Logitech 10+ years old, but it still works :D) was not detected and on my keyboard only the UP & DOWN arrow keys were detected. I couldn't even select the language, because the button for confirmation wasn't being detected at all. So, would DualShock 4 V2 work with this emulator just fine?


System Info:

Laptop: Acer Swift 3 (SF314-41)

APU: Ryzen 5 3500U + Vega 8 iGPU



Wireless Chip: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174*

Distro: openSUSE Leap 15.2

Kernel: 5.3.18

Kernel-firmware: 20200107

Amdgpu: 18.1.0

Vulkan: 1.2.145

Bluez: 5.48

Lutris: 0.5.6

Wine: staging, 5.13 (both 64bit & 32bit)

Wine-mono: 5.1.0

Wine-gecko: 2.47.1

Winetricks: 20200412

I don't know if all the info provided here is actually relevant to the question, but... If You need more info, then just ask. :D

*Avoid that shit. REALLY, AVOID THAT SHIT! It barely works on some distros. On others it's dropping connection randomly or straight up not working.

07/31/2020 12:23:03 CEST

LGSM-eco-Server not starting up - "Thread creation failed"

I'm trying to install a eco-server via LGSM. The installation was successful (at least no errors were shown or are in the log) but (without further changes) I start the server, it runs smoothly through world-creation and stuff (observed via debug and in the log files) but when everything is done, it stops with that:

Message:Thread creation failed.


System.SystemException: Thread creation failed.

at System.Threading.Thread.StartInternal (System.Security.Principal.IPrincipal principal, System.Threading.StackCrawlMark& stackMark) [0x00035] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.Thread.Start (System.Threading.StackCrawlMark& stackMark) [0x0002d] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.Thread.Start () [0x00002] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at Eco.Server.PluginManager.StartPlugins () [0x0004b] in :0

at Eco.Server.PluginManager..ctor () [0x0016e] in :0

at Eco.Server.Startup.Start (System.String[] args) [0x000f7] in :0

[ERROR] FATAL UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: System.SystemException: Thread creation failed.

at System.Threading.Thread.StartInternal (System.Security.Principal.IPrincipal principal, System.Threading.StackCrawlMark& stackMark) [0x00035] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.Thread.Start (System.Threading.StackCrawlMark& stackMark) [0x0002d] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.Thread.Start () [0x00002] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at Lidgren.Network.NetPeer.Start () [0x00098] in :0

at Eco.Plugins.Networking.NetworkServer.Initialize () [0x00111] in <3f846a4b5072495abd122789b36c43b3>:0

at Eco.Plugins.Networking.NetworkManager.Run () [0x00000] in <3f846a4b5072495abd122789b36c43b3>:0

at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart_Context (System.Object state) [0x00017] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal (System.Threading.ExecutionContext executionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback callback, System.Object state, System.Boolean preserveSyncCtx) [0x0008d] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run (System.Threading.ExecutionContext executionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback callback, System.Object state, System.Boolean preserveSyncCtx) [0x00000] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run (System.Threading.ExecutionContext executionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback callback, System.Object state) [0x00031] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0

at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart () [0x0000b] in <8f2c484307284b51944a1a13a14c0266>:0


complete log: https://pastebin.com/HLidg2rk

I already installed a lot of additional suggested depencies - the lgsm-installation process marked every requirement as met. I'm not familiar enough with linux - that's why I use LGSM - so I don't have any idea, what i can still try.

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit (freshly installed)

I hope someone of you can give me some hints, what to try next.

If you need other logs or something - let me know :)

07/31/2020 11:54:01 CEST

Broken Lines is a tactical turn-based game and launched with a linux port from day one!
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/926580/Broken_Lines/
07/31/2020 11:36:37 CEST

Changing your country on Steam has been made harder to battle VPNs
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/changing-your-country-on-steam-has-been-made-harder-to-battle-vpns
07/31/2020 10:55:59 CEST

Event-driven open source game engine GDevelop adds a live preview feature
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/event-driven-open-source-game-engine-gdevelop-adds-a-live-preview-feature
07/31/2020 10:27:05 CEST

Looking for people to test my free game 'Fyrebrand'

Hi all! Thanks for reading. The game is available here - https://jami-cassidy.itch.io/fyrebrand I just updated to patch 3.5 and I don't believe I broke anything lol but please tell me if I did! I appreciate all feedback as well!

07/31/2020 10:26:31 CEST

Steam suddenly disappeared

I'm running Elementary OS and all of a sudden Steam disappeared, the files are still there (.steam and steam folder) but when I type in "steam" in the terminal it doesn't work, and I can't find it in my applications list, what's happening here?

07/31/2020 09:49:14 CEST

Goner a new first person primal terror coming to Kickstarter for Linux
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/goner-a-new-primal-terror-coming-to-kickstarter/
07/31/2020 08:38:06 CEST

The Pegasus Expedition is a new grand strategy coming to Linux
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/the-pegasus-expedition-new-grand-strategy-coming/
07/31/2020 08:36:42 CEST

Fallout 4 Launches to black screen.

Im using MX Linux (based on debian),
Wine version is 5.0.1,
on an old laptop with a GT 525M and an Intel i5-2450M.
Its an optimus setup and currently im using the propreitry nvidia drivers.

When I launch fallout 4, I get a black screen ive tried tweaking the INI files but its not changed.
My GPU doesnt support Vulkan or I would have tried proton.

My log is here, I think its some kind of graphical error but I have no idea what It is.

07/31/2020 08:30:52 CEST

Can't get more than 35fps even with optimizations?

Hello, I am trying to play starcraft II on wine/lutris but I only get up to 35 fps. My desktop is not a gaming PC, but it's not that bad either:

System:    Host: avalanche Kernel: 5.7.8-pf4-1 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.1.0 Desktop: dwm 6.2 Distro: Arch Linux
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: Gigabyte model: Z97-HD3 v: x.x serial:  BIOS: American Megatrends
           v: F5 date: 06/03/2014
CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i5-4690K bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Haswell rev: 3 L2 cache: 6144 KiB
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 28000
           Speed: 800 MHz min/max: 800/3900 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 800 2: 800 3: 800 4: 800
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics vendor: Gigabyte driver: i915 v: kernel
           bus ID: 00:02.0
           Display: server: X.org 1.20.8 driver: modesetting resolution: 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 4600 (HSW GT2) v: 4.5 Mesa 20.1.4 direct render: Yes
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:03.0
           Device-2: Intel 9 Series Family HD Audio vendor: Gigabyte driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.7.8-pf4-1
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Gigabyte driver: r8169 v: kernel
           port: e000 bus ID: 02:00.0
           Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter driver: ath9k v: kernel port: e000 bus ID: 05:00.0
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 232.89 GiB used: 121.62 GiB (52.2%)
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Samsung model: SSD 840 EVO 250GB size: 232.89 GiB
RAID:      Message: No RAID data was found.
Partition: ID-1: / size: 225.29 GiB used: 121.57 GiB (54.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: /boot size: 97.5 MiB used: 54.6 MiB (56.0%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda1
           ID-3: swap-1 size: 3.78 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
Info:      Processes: 155 Uptime: N/A Memory: 7.57 GiB used: 685.9 MiB (8.9%) Init: systemd Compilers: gcc: 10.1.0
           Packages: 1047 Shell: Bash v: 5.0.17 inxi: 3.1.04

I am using lutris/wine with many optimizations (linux-pf or linux-zen kernel, fsync, esync, feral gamemode, dxvk) but can't seem to get more than 35 fps on starcraft II. I do get 60 fps in starcraft: brood war, but then it's a 1997 game.

Do you have any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

07/31/2020 08:18:32 CEST

Android gaming on Linux?

I saw a lot of tutorials for Windows and steam gaming on Linux. But it would be nice to have more simple tutorials for Android gaming on Linux. For exemple with Android x86 and Gnome Boxes or Virt manager. And having everything with virgl open gl acceleration.

07/31/2020 08:12:36 CEST

What do you think about theHumble Double Fine 20th Anniversary Bundle?
URL: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/double-fine-20th-anniversary-bundle
07/31/2020 07:27:53 CEST

XB 360 wired controller support?

I was wondering if there was something that lets me use my wired xbox 360 controller with Linux Mint 20.

07/31/2020 05:35:56 CEST

Battleye is now banning people playing games under virtual machines with VFIO
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yr8Fq47PUo
07/31/2020 02:36:57 CEST

What is your favourite desktop environment?
URL: /r/linux4noobs/comments/i0wjv2/what_is_your_favourite_desktop_environment/
07/31/2020 01:32:28 CEST

New to Linux, opening file package questions

Hello, I just recently installed Linux Mint on my older PC since it was running Windows 7.

I've been trying to download emulators like Nox or LDplayer and few other things but I am having some difficulty. For Windows, when I finish installing, I can usually click the icon and open the app. However, with Linux, there seems to be a file or folder with more files inside. Do I need some kind of program or launcher to run it like Windows does? I have tried other recommended emulators for Linux as well but it is the same.

07/31/2020 00:45:43 CEST

Slow F4SE Boot in Proton

So I use Fallout 4 Script Extender and when I boot up the game, it takes several minutes to boot up the game. This comment also describes the issue: https://old.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/e07pm8/fallout_4_modding_f4se_works_on_unpatched_proton/f8cmnws/ . Is there a patch or different build of Proton that improves the boot up time? I have already tried the Glorious Eggroll build of proton and there was no difference in start up time. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, Thank You.

07/31/2020 00:04:45 CEST

Rocket League: The Epic Way
URL: https://boilingsteam.com/rocket-league-the-epic-way/
07/30/2020 23:42:38 CEST

Open Usage Commons: A Warning
URL: https://forum.palemoon.org/viewtopic.php?f=65&t=24914
07/30/2020 23:34:26 CEST

Civilization 6 'unrecoverable error'

During Civilization 6's free weekend last week, I decided to download it and give it a go. The game didn't launch at first, but after consulting protondb and editing the launch options, it worked like a charm -- good game, on sale, works on Linux, so I bought it.

I was running the native linux version of Civ6 on my desktop with these specs:

  • MSI GTX 1070 ti
  • i7-8700k
  • 16GB 3200 ddr4 ram (2 x 8gb)


  • Arch Linux 5.7.10
  • nvidia 450.57-3

and the launch options:

  • LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libfreetype.so.6 LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/paul/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/openssl-1.0.0 %command%

(Interesting thing that could be important: searching "civ 6" on protondb takes you to the civ4 page, which I didn't notice and that is actually where I got these launch options from -- but they worked anyways)

Fast forward to a few days ago -- I get home and sit down at my computer, expecting to have a nice time playing a game of Civ6. I click play, the launcher pops up, I click play on the launcher, and -- uh oh, steam pop up saying "An unrecoverable error has occurred, and Civilization VI cannot continue." The only thing that had changed since the last time I had played the game (as far as I know) was that nvidia updated from 450.57-3 to 450.57-4. I tried downgrading with the command

pacman -U https://archive.archlinux.org/packages/n/nvidia/nvidia-450.57-3-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst,

but that screwed something up and I couldn't get any graphics until I went into a tty and updated nvidia back to the latest version. I don't think the nvidia update is the issue anyways since nobody else that I can find on the internet has said anything about Civ6 suddenly not working anymore.

In the last few days I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure out what happened. I read the arch wiki page about Civ6 trouble shooting and none of those issues match mine. I've tried with and without steam-native-runtime installed, reinstalling the game, reinstalling steam, I've tried every combination of launch options and forcing different compatibility tools that I can find on the internet to no avail. I have also been unable to get any useful error messages (or at least an error message that was useful to a noob like me).

Things I've tried and their outcomes:

    • without checking the box for forcing steam play compatibility tool, not even the launcher starts.
    • with checking the box to force steam-linux-runtime, the launcher appears (with none of the default information in it), but clicking play generates the 'unrecoverable error'.
  • LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libfreetype.so.6 %command%
    • without checking box for forcing steam play compatibility tool, launcher appears (default information appears but is sized incorrectly), but clicking play generates the 'unrecoverable error'.
    • with checking the box to force steam-linux-runtime, not even the launcher starts.
  • LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libfreetype.so.6 LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/openssl-1.0 %command%
    • without checking box for forcing steam play compatibility tool, launcher appears and looks normal, but clicking play generates the 'unrecoverable error'.
    • with checking the box to force steam-linux-runtime, not even the launcher starts.
  • LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libfreetype.so.6 LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/paul/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/openssl-1.0.0 %command%
    • results identical to previous bullet point

In the directory ~/.local/steam/Steam/steamapps/common/Sid Meier's Civilization VI/ and adding the appropriate steam_appid.txt:

running ./Civ6 outputs

Failed to execute process './Civ6'. Reason:
exec: Exec format error
The file './Civ6' is marked as an executable but could not be run by the operating system

running ./Civ6Sub with steam running generates the 'unrecoverable error' and outputs this to the terminal:

Shutdown handler: initalize.
Setting breakpad minidump AppID = 289070
Steam_SetMinidumpSteamID:  Caching Steam ID:  76561198842025761 [API loaded no]
dri_create_context: requested glthread but driver is missing backgroundCallable V2 extension
Created shared memory when not owner SteamController_Master_mem
Created shared memory when not owner SteamController_Fast_Master_mem
Created shared memory when not owner SteamController_Slow_Master_mem

running ./Civ6Sub without steam running generates a popup window that says 'This game needs Steam. Please make sure that Steam client is running, logged on Steam account that has this game in Library, then run the game again. The game will now exit.' and outputs this to the terminal:

Shutdown handler: initalize.
[S_API FAIL] SteamAPI_Init() failed; SteamAPI_IsSteamRunning() failed.
[S_API FAIL] SteamAPI_Init() failed; unable to locate a running instance of Steam, or a local steamclient.so.
dri_create_context: requested glthread but driver is missing backgroundCallable V2 extension
[S_API FAIL] SteamAPI_Init() failed; SteamAPI_IsSteamRunning() failed.
[S_API FAIL] SteamAPI_Init() failed; unable to locate a running instance of Steam, or a local steamclient.so.

If its relevant, this is the terminal output of running steam from the command line, starting from when I click play in steam to when I click okay in the 'unrecoverable error' pop up that appears, using the original launch options that had worked at first.

[289070]Non-Steam Controller Configs Enabled: 1
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595977781)
Opted-in Controller Mask for AppId 289070: 0
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to ProcessingInstallScript with ""
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to SiteLicenseSeatCheckout with ""
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to CreatingProcess with ""
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp waiting for user response to CreatingProcess ""
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp continues with user response "CreatingProcess"
Game update: AppID 289070 "", ProcID 28408, IP
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/paul/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
Starting app 289070
>>> Adding process 28408 for game ID 289070
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to WaitingGameWindow with ""
>>> Adding process 28409 for game ID 289070
dri_create_context: requested glthread but driver is missing backgroundCallable V2 extension
   DEBUG: screen width: 2560 ; screen height: 1440
   DEBUG: FileExists? "/home/paul/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Sid Meier's Civilization VI/GameGuide/Streamer" 

[0730/004327:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(217)] Running without the SUID sandbox! See https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src/+/master/docs/linux_suid_sandbox_development.md for more information on developing with the sandbox on.
GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to Completed with ""
   DEBUG: Start URL: "https://gameguide3.aspyr.com?bundle_id=289070&game_version=1.3.2&game_type=steamm&launches=29&locale=C&os_version=Arch%20Linux&windowed=1&smallweb=0&platform=LinuxGame&disable_settings_menu=1#/whats_new"
   DEBUG: Delay: 1000
dri_create_context: requested glthread but driver is missing backgroundCallable V2 extension
 WARNING: Property 'modal'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'windowModality'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'enabled'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'geometry'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'frameGeometry'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'normalGeometry'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'x'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'y'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'pos'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'frameSize'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'size'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'width'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'height'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'rect'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'childrenRect'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'childrenRegion'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'sizePolicy'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'minimumSize'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'maximumSize'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'minimumWidth'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'minimumHeight'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'maximumWidth'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'maximumHeight'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'sizeIncrement'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'baseSize'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'palette'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'font'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'cursor'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'mouseTracking'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'isActiveWindow'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'focusPolicy'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'focus'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'contextMenuPolicy'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'updatesEnabled'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'visible'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'minimized'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'maximized'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'fullScreen'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'sizeHint'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'minimumSizeHint'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'acceptDrops'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'windowOpacity'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'windowModified'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'toolTip'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'toolTipDuration'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'statusTip'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'whatsThis'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'accessibleName'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'accessibleDescription'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'layoutDirection'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'autoFillBackground'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'styleSheet'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'locale'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'windowFilePath'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'inputMethodHints'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'iconSize'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'toolButtonStyle'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'animated'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'documentMode'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'tabShape'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'dockNestingEnabled'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'dockOptions'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
 WARNING: Property 'unifiedTitleAndToolBarOnMac'' of object 'MainWindow' has no notify signal and is not constant, value updates in HTML will be broken!
   DEBUG: MainWindow::isStreaming CALLED! 0
   DEBUG: MainWindow::isMinimized CALLED! 0
   DEBUG: MainWindow::isMouseOverStreamButton CALLED! 0
   DEBUG: MainWindow::isFullWindowButton1Pressed CALLED! 0
   DEBUG: MainWindow::getStreamingService CALLED! 
   DEBUG: MainWindow::fullWindowWebview_ CALLED! 0
   DEBUG: MainWindow::enableFullWindowButton1 CALLED! 0, 
   DEBUG: MainWindow::fullWindowWebview_ CALLED! 0
   DEBUG: MainWindow::enableFullWindowButton1 CALLED! 0, 
   DEBUG: MainWindow::getLoginToken CALLED! 
 WARNING: QPixmap::scaleWidth: Pixmap is a null pixmap
dri_create_context: requested glthread but driver is missing backgroundCallable V2 extension
dri_create_context: requested glthread but driver is missing backgroundCallable V2 extension
   DEBUG: MainWindow::setLoginToken_ CALLED! 
   DEBUG: MainWindow::onLoadFinished CALLED! 1
IsAppSubscribed 512032 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('512032',false,'','',true);
IsAppSubscribed 512033 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('512033',false,'','',true);
IsAppSubscribed 512034 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('512034',false,'','',true);
IsAppSubscribed 512035 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('512035',false,'','',true);
IsAppSubscribed 645400 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('645400',false,'','',true);
IsAppSubscribed 645401 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('645401',false,'','',true);
IsAppSubscribed 645402 -> 0
Sending DLC info dlcInit('645402',false,'','',true);
   DEBUG: ******* Javascript Console *******
   DEBUG: "Line: 299, Source: https://gameguide3.aspyr.com/?bundle_id=289070&game_version=1.3.2&game_type=steamm&launches=29&locale=C&os_version=Arch%20Linux&windowed=1&smallweb=0&platform=LinuxGame&disable_settings_menu=1, launch job success"
   DEBUG: ******* DONE ******

   DEBUG: ARG 0 = --ppapi-flash-path=./pepflashplayer.dll

   DEBUG: ARG 1 = --disable-web-security

   DEBUG: ARG 2 = -aspyr-fullscreen

   DEBUG: Launching Executable ./Civ6Sub

   DEBUG: QProcess WorkingDir: /home/paul/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Sid Meier's Civilization VI/GameGuide/../

Settings saved to /home/paul/.local/share/Aspyr Media/GameGuide/CivilizationVI/gg3settings.json
   DEBUG: ~MainWindow()
Game update: AppID 289070 "", ProcID 28504, IP
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamUser018 / User
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamFriends015 / Friends
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamUtils007 / Utils
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamMatchMaking009 / Matchmaking
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamMatchMakingServers002 / MatchmakingServers
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMUSERSTATS_INTERFACE_VERSION011 / UserStats
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMAPPS_INTERFACE_VERSION007 / Apps
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamNetworking005 / Networking
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMREMOTESTORAGE_INTERFACE_VERSION013 / RemoteStorage
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMSCREENSHOTS_INTERFACE_VERSION002 / Screenshots
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMHTTP_INTERFACE_VERSION002 / HTTP
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMUNIFIEDMESSAGES_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / UnifiedMessages
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): SteamController003 / Controller
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMUGC_INTERFACE_VERSION007 / UGC
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMAPPLIST_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / AppList
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMMUSIC_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / Music
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMMUSICREMOTE_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / MusicRemote
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMHTMLSURFACE_INTERFACE_VERSION_003 / HTMLSurface
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMINVENTORY_INTERFACE_V001 / Inventory
RecordSteamInterfaceCreation (PID 28504): STEAMVIDEO_INTERFACE_V001 / Video
Game removed: AppID 289070 "", ProcID 28504 
Game 289070 created interface STEAMAPPLIST_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / AppList
Game 289070 created interface STEAMAPPS_INTERFACE_VERSION007 / Apps
Game 289070 created interface STEAMHTMLSURFACE_INTERFACE_VERSION_003 / HTMLSurface
Game 289070 created interface STEAMHTTP_INTERFACE_VERSION002 / HTTP
Game 289070 created interface STEAMINVENTORY_INTERFACE_V001 / Inventory
Game 289070 created interface STEAMMUSICREMOTE_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / MusicRemote
Game 289070 created interface STEAMMUSIC_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / Music
Game 289070 created interface STEAMREMOTESTORAGE_INTERFACE_VERSION013 / RemoteStorage
Game 289070 created interface STEAMSCREENSHOTS_INTERFACE_VERSION002 / Screenshots
Game 289070 created interface STEAMUGC_INTERFACE_VERSION007 / UGC
Game 289070 created interface STEAMUNIFIEDMESSAGES_INTERFACE_VERSION001 / UnifiedMessages
Game 289070 created interface STEAMUSERSTATS_INTERFACE_VERSION011 / UserStats
Game 289070 created interface STEAMVIDEO_INTERFACE_V001 / Video
Game 289070 created interface SteamController003 / Controller
Game 289070 created interface SteamFriends015 / Friends
Game 289070 created interface SteamMatchMaking009 / Matchmaking
Game 289070 created interface SteamMatchMakingServers002 / MatchmakingServers
Game 289070 created interface SteamNetworking005 / Networking
Game 289070 created interface SteamUser018 / User
Game 289070 created interface SteamUtils007 / Utils
Game 289070 method call count for IClientUser::BLoggedOn : 1
Game 289070 method call count for IClientUser::BIsSubscribedApp : 1
Game 289070 method call count for IClientUser::GetSteamID : 1
Game 289070 method call count for IClientUtils::GetAppID : 21
Game 289070 method call count for IClientUtils::RecordSteamInterfaceCreation : 20
Game 289070 method call count for IClientAppManager::GetCurrentLanguage : 1
Game 289070 method call count for IClientUserStats::RequestCurrentStats : 1
Uploaded AppInterfaceStats to Steam
Exiting app 289070
No cached sticky mapping in ActivateActionSet.

This was a ridiculously long post. If you made it this far thanks for your time!

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

07/30/2020 22:09:32 CEST

Considering full on switching... Again.

So about a year ago I made the full on switch to Linux. I'm a huge fan of LTT and when they showed off Pop!_OS I had to check it out on one of my laptops. I loved it so much I put it on my daily PC.

Ryzen 3700X

GTX 1080ti

32GB RAM 3600Mhz

512GB WD Black NVMe

It was great for a few months. But then I started hitting compatibility walls. For the most part all my games that I cared about ran. Or I could force them to run without much issue. But the issue I did hit was some of the weird configurations I use in Windows I would've liked for there to at least be an equivalent in Linux. By trade I'm a Windows Sys Admin but it's pretty common I work on Linux systems as well. Though I often have no idea what I'm doing and they really shouldn't let me play around with root in those systems. Also I'm currently working on my RHCSA because I don't want to be a windows admin anymore anyway.

It's weird. The more I learn Windows the less I like it. Powershells pretty neat though. ANYWAY. I've followed the guide pinned and made my software list, below I've listed some hangups on me making the full switch. And I'm not even remotely interested in dual booting it's a pain in the ass. My plan would be a full switch. Reformatting ALL my hard drives and making it my daily forcing me to learn Linux properly. Hoping some of you guys may have some experience with this and might be able to point me in the right direction for some of this stuff. And also if anyone else is in a similar spot as me, ready to jump but nervous, it'll help them too.

If this isn't allowed feel free to delete it or leave a comment on how I can change this to make it allowed.

  • I use my desktop at home for work sometimes. I do have a work laptop but who wants to deal with a touch pad and a laptop screen when I could be using 3 27in 1440p screens... SO much more productive.

  • Now I use Kaseya's Virtual System Administration system. It's web based but launches a program for remoting into endpoints. It's most commonly used for MSP's but my company uses it since we have a lot of sites that we manage and there's something like 10k Windows boxes I need to be able to reach at any given point. For this, a Windows VM works fine. So we're good there. Though I may look into advocating for it on Crossover.

  • Microsoft Teams now has official Linux support! NEAT!!

  • And I'm a little disappointed there's not a Notepad++ alternative on Linux... You'd think that program would have native support but oh well.

  • NOW to the things that get kinda dicey. I have ALL corsair peripherals. I know of ckb-next. I used it last time. It was clunky but it worked. Now since then I've moved up my headset to the Corsair Virtuoso headset. It has known issues with APO Equalizer and makes a frequent popping sound when CPU gets intensive. But if you run it on Corsairs iCUE it works fine and sounds pretty good once you EQ it right. So does anyone have experience with this headset on Linux? May also look into Crossover on this one. Since no one's advocating for it right now.

  • Discord, Steam, Spotify. Check check check all native support.

  • Redirected Folders. I use OneDrive and have 1TB of OneDrive storage. So I've gone out and added a 1TB hard drive to my machine and redirected all my user folders to that drive. Which is also setup as my OneDrive so not only is it saved locally on my machine. But any changes then get backed up to a cloud. This drive is also setup to copy to an 8TB external with a 1 month retention. So if I delete something on accident and it syncs to a cloud that it deleted. I can still go in as long as it hasn't been a month and retrieve that file. So for this single drive which includes Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Pictures, Videos, and Music, I have 2 backups and shadow copy enabled. I tried setting this up on Linux last time. And I failed and nearly lost files I've had for close to a decade. (thankfully I had all those backups though.) Is this a possible configuration in Linux? I'm not opposed to switching off OneDrive to another cloud provider is there's a better option that can do the same thing. I just want to avoid manual backups. I WILL FORGET. I don't even know how to begin to look this up...

  • I already know I'll be giving up a lot of native game compatibility. But something that drove me NUTS in Linux was windowed full screen in games never seemed to work right. Or it'd just plain crash when attempting to mouse over to another monitor. It's been close to a year but I remember I had to completely do away with Dash to Dock because Windowed Full Screen games would be behind said dock. Like what? WHY? I despise auto hide docks. Because to me they get in the way more than they fix. But I tried that as a solution and when you'd attempt to click on something on the lower part of the screen, the dock would pop up and you'd click on something and it'd start opening???? Is this still an ongoing issue? I've tried to force myself to use Pop!_os's default no dock setup and I think that may end up being my solution but then I loose the whole point of Linux in the first place. "Freedom to customize it however I want." I know this seems to be a really small niche issue but anyone who has experience with this PLEASE chime in.

I believe this was the straw that broke the camels back a year ago and made me reinstall Windows.

  • Why does the font on everything in Linux look almost blurred? Is Windows Clear type text really that good?

  • Xbox Game Pass... Yeah I already know I'm losing this until Microsoft lets other people have DX12. I have an Xbox so all is not lost here. I have considered picking up another GPU to do the whole VM gaming thing. But that looks like a colossal pita. And expensive as I'd like to game Natively on Linux as much as possible. So I'd need 2 GPU's of basically the same caliber.

  • Stream Deck. I use it for quick launching applications and displaying system temps for certain things. Honestly this isn't a big deal might just sell it.

  • My Oculous Rift S has been in a box since I moved 6 months ago. Be nice if it worked but not a huge deal. Another "might just sell it" type of items. Man I'm bad with money...

Ultimately I'd like to help develop and help support compatibility where I can. I plan on looking into becoming a crossover advocate for some software I know currently has zero support and once I've learnt some proper Linux skills can contribute in programming.

That's really it. Sorry for the wall of text but if I can think of anything else I'll add on an edit. I guess I should do a tldr....


I wanna help show Steam and developers that Linux gaming is viable by becoming a statistic in Steam Hardware Surveys. But I've spent too much money on shit that probably won't work. Help pls.

07/30/2020 21:50:46 CEST

PoE on steam linux mint 20

I've tried to play PoE on Linux Mint 20, but when i start the game, it instantly closes with no error mensages.


07/30/2020 21:20:40 CEST

AC4: Black Flag shows black screen





mesa 20.1.4


i've installed black flag, but when is running, audio is playing and can be heard while screen is black and mangohud shows info.

Can somebody help with this problem?

07/30/2020 21:09:52 CEST

Cachy compared with MUQSS - Interactivity and Responsiveness while compiling shaders
URL: /r/linux/comments/i0q92k/cachy_compared_with_muqss_interactivity_and/
07/30/2020 19:42:35 CEST

Atari VCS 800 Onyx spotted!! Linux based gaming!!
URL: https://twitter.com/Dropiez/status/1288621928790421504
07/30/2020 18:42:39 CEST

Rocket league

Does rocket league work with steam play ?

07/30/2020 18:37:04 CEST

Hellpoint released on Steam with day one Linux support


Hellpoint is a souls-like 3rd person game with a horror-sci-fi setting built in Unity.

The game had a successful kickstarter years ago, and was started up by a team that had AAA studio experience and wanted to branch out on their own.

I've been following the game since the kickstarter, but am not a backer myself as have been burnt before by promises of Linux support, I'm pleased to see that this team has pulled it off though and will be purchasing it for sure.

07/30/2020 18:17:57 CEST

Maybe not so popular opinion, but Fedora with LXDE is absolutely amazing for gaming

I've hopped through many distros with different DEs and I encountered issues with them, games were running choppy, had FPS drops, couldn't multitask properly because of lag etc., I was thinking of just switching to Windows 8.1 full time, but Fedora LXDE just saved me. Also I got my monitor working at 144 Hz, while Windows capped it at only 120 Hz. Now I can't describe how smooth games run, also my FPS increased by 25 (not necessarily because of monitor)! From now on, I'd recommend it to anyone who has a Nvidia GPU. And yes, LXDE isn't eye candy but I do appreciate that extra 25 FPS.

07/30/2020 18:11:03 CEST

How realistic is a dedicated Windows PC just for streaming games to my Linux laptop?

I recently started playing video games again and stumbled over the Steam Remote Play feature. It works great with the titles my old Windows box can play.

That got me thinking about a new Windows PC just for when I want to play something (independent of Steam) on my laptop. It would be great, if I could wake it up and put it to sleep remotely, too.

I found Parsec and it seems to fit the bill in terms of streaming games, when I don't have the title on steam.

Do any of you have experiences with this and can point me into the right direction? I don't play Triple A titles, so imagine the hardware requirements from 5 years ago or something.

Thanks in advance :)

07/30/2020 17:15:16 CEST

Diversity in Open Source and Gaming: Does it Matter?
URL: https://boilingsteam.com/diversity-in-open-source-and-gaming-does-it-matter/
07/30/2020 17:01:12 CEST

New game available for Linux on Steam: Beach Love Shop

Images: https://imgur.com/gallery/4CnrUaR

Hello everyone,I just released on Steam a small time management game, it's the first I made but my forth game on Steam. I hope you will take a look and send me some feedback to improve it.The game as some cool and "original" features:

- The main screen (picture above) adapt to your progress in the game

- Lot of randomisation in the game regarding the background on the beach

- Upgrades that can be purchased to improve your daily incomes + locals that will help you if you managed to complete them requirements.

- The game is not about farming but more about enjoying the good vibes, the summer and the beach sound.

- A free DLC to change the local pictures to hotter ones.


07/30/2020 16:57:55 CEST

No change log?

OK so I'm a complete noob to Linux and am running debian. I'm trying to install Minecraft from the Minecraft website, have downloaded the arch version extracted it Ect. Whenever I try and compile it to a package it errors saying it can't open debian/changelog as it does not exist

Please help

07/30/2020 16:39:12 CEST

URL: https://youtu.be/iYWzMvlj2RQ
07/30/2020 15:46:14 CEST

Anyone having this issue? Wine games staying as zombie process after closing game

As you can see Ksys still show processes for Diablo 3 Battle.net.exe a PoE


07/30/2020 13:26:51 CEST

Hi, I am building my first pc and would love sone suggestions for optimizations and preparations before I get started

Hi, I'm a total beginner but with the help of some friends I've gotten a very basic understanding. I live in India and these are the locally available parts I've chosen to build it:

Asus prime b450m-a ddr4 motherboard

Amd ryzen 3 3200g

Gigabyte RX570 gpu

Corsair vs550 550w psu

Ant esports ice-200tg mid tower cab

Hyperx fury 16gb 2666mhz ddr4 ram

Crucial mx500 500gb 2.5-inch ssd

I'm planning on using linux (probably ubuntu) with a windows VM for gaming, I would love some beginner tips and tricks. Any and all comments and improvement suggestions are welcome and encouraged! I appreciate your help reddit, more than you can imagine.

If I have left out any important info, please feel free to ask and I'll try my best to answer, but dumb it down a bit cause I'm not used to the lingo. :D

07/30/2020 11:57:16 CEST

Weird keyboard glitch

Hi, I'm a french player and I use an AZERTY keyboard

When I play games with wine, my keyboard that normally works fine starts to replace normal letters with others

BUT : only in wine applications, on other applications, like firefox, even when the game is launched, it works fine.

Here's the transformations :

i becomes

g becomes

h becomes

becomes y (but the normal y works fine)

When I switch to a QWERTY layout, it works, but that's not the layout I'm used to and that's not a workaround I'd like to keep forever.

Anyone has any ideas on how to fix this ?

07/30/2020 10:58:35 CEST

Valorant with wine?

I want to know if there is anyway to get Valero this using wine, I have a old Mac but it can run valront at its recommended requirements but my macs too old to use boot camp, is there any recommend wine methods to get valorant.

07/30/2020 10:12:59 CEST

How performant the open source drivers generally are?

I don't know anything about the subject and there seems to be little recent information available. I don't like installing the proprietary graphics drivers on my main system and dual-booting Linux (with the same distro of all things) sounds almost equally unattractive.

  • How much performance I'm expected to lose compared to running the latest proprietary drivers on Windows? Does this affect discontinued GPUs, with official support dropped, to the same degree?
  • Do the FOSS Nvidia drivers suffer from the notorious stability issues on Linux?
  • Has using the vendor's CPU drivers ever been recommended, especially for Intel with their oft-praised Linux compatibility?
  • Anything worth noting regarding Wine?

The gist is that I wish at least the older hardware can continue to improve on Linux when the proprietary development remains stagnant. I could build a AMD/AMD or AMD/Intel system of second-hand components provided that I can expect any level of success with somewhat modern engines (such as cross-platform Unreal Engine 3 titles). If this fails I can sell the system (potentially for a slight profit) and return to Windows gaming (but never to Windows desktop).

07/30/2020 09:13:27 CEST

Steelseries control

Hello all, Has anyone been able to get a steelseries controller working? I have the Steelseries Stratus Duo and it doesn't work seem to connect with the wireless dongle, nor show up in Bluetooth. I'm using Manjaro 20 XFEC

07/30/2020 06:21:59 CEST

HELP my sound /microphone and my mouse stops working whenever i turn my Ventilator ON /OFF!!!!!

so i'm plugging all my PC-peripherals cables on 3 multi-plug outlets which are all connected to one another and i have a Ventilator which's also plugged to the outlet . The problem is when i turn ON / OFF my Ventilator my sound and microphone goes off even my mouse stops working for a bit i can't happen to understand the source of this problem is it the outlet itself or something else ????

07/30/2020 04:17:13 CEST

Could not download all repository indexes [Lutris Client]

Hello. Im trying to update my Lutris Client ( Or check for updates) and this error pops.

Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/lutris-team/lutris/ubuntu bionic InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from 'lutris' to 'Lutris stable'

How can I edit the repository index to make it work correctly ? Thanks ! Im new to linux so all help is good !

07/30/2020 03:06:28 CEST

wine_gaming love this
URL: https://i.redd.it/w5xn0tct8wd51.png
07/30/2020 03:02:18 CEST

[HOWTO] Get rid of periodic stutter (every second) in Origin games with Lutris/Wine

I dont know if that topic came up in this sub before, but that issue was driving me crazy.
After launching Origin via Lutris I discovered that literally every second the whole system hung a bit, also leading to framedrops in games launched via Origin.
I was fiddling around a lot, was changing my IO scheduler, tweaked graphics settings, nothing worked.
The fix that made it work in the end did not require a lot of effort, but as so often, one has to still know how to do it, so I made a short video. I hope this helps someone.

-> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T73RfPbAKak

07/30/2020 02:01:16 CEST

Force anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering like in Windows graphics driver control panel?

What the title says, is there any way to force the amount/type of anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering on Linux in games? On Windows you could set these settings to global in the AMD/Nvidia control panel and (most of the time) they would override the games settings. This was great for games that had no aa/af options in the graphics config. I saw a program called CoreCtrl that mimics AMD's Control Panel's Windows UI but it only supports modifying the voltage, is what I'm looking for possible with other programs or some terminal options?

07/30/2020 02:00:54 CEST

Overlays like steam's or xbox gamebar?

So I have been looking to switch back to Linux after a few years. Seeing all the news about EAC's progress has me optimistic. Or at least dual boot for the time being

With the calculator, notepad and browser addons for games like slay the spire, I have fallen in love with it. I also like to pin it's resource monitor and fps counter over my game when playing around with game settings.

So I was wondering if there are any alternatives to it? Steam's overlay is alright but doesn't have the same features and I would like to use it outside of steam games.

07/30/2020 00:41:31 CEST

(on spanish/en espaol) Manjaro 20.0.3 Configuration for Gaming | Lutris | Proton | steam | wine
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUE18NLA1eI
07/30/2020 00:23:14 CEST

Grim Dawn from GOG on wine (lutris), I can't get multiplayer to work

I did post on the lutris forum but I thought it wouldn't hurt to try and get extra help from multiple sources, assuming I'm lucky.

In short, I have two ways to install it. The first, the one that does work, is installing it from the standalone installer, it works, the game starts, but I can't play multiplayer, and that's the only thing I'm doing with it, bought it to play coop with a friend.

The second way is installing the gog galaxy launcher with wine, and from that start the game. It doesn't start, the game stays black. The cursor does move and the appearance changes to what the game turns it into, but I can't get past the black screen. I even considered buying it on steam too, but it's 50 something bucks, so that's a nope from me unless I get really desperate.

07/29/2020 23:24:12 CEST

I am planning to Arch!!

Yes i am gonna go arch, I've heard this from a live stream by Chris titus tech that arch isn't that great with nvidia. I saw manjaro is. But i reached the wiki of arch and (bear with me guys and i am shameful to say this) it clearly stated "the 7 series cards are just plain not supported. (I have gt 710 )

I was so in love with arch but this problem is just screwing me altogether. I don't even know if manjaro will support too since it's based on arch.

Please help me guys! If arch doesn't work then I'll have to pass down to manjaro or else pop os (which i don't want to go to ubuntu based distro) but it still is better than ubuntu


07/29/2020 23:11:01 CEST

screentorch: An Instant Replay/ReLive-like program for Linux.
URL: https://github.com/sneakysnakeX299/screentorch
07/29/2020 22:44:15 CEST

What is the current state of AMD's GCN 1.0&amp;1.1 GPUs compatibility with DXVK ?

(GCN 1 and GCN 2)

Does anyone have first hand experience with Proton >= 5.0-1 and various games or knows another way to assess the situation?

Since the version 1.5.2, Vulkan 1.1 is required so many old feedbacks might be invalid.


DXVK >= 1.5.2 is used since Proton 5.0-1


Here is as resource to find the models


I read that the experimental Vulkan 1.0 and 1.1 support I can depend of hardware features so it seems be reliably knowable only on per GPU basis. (couldn't really check that info)

07/29/2020 22:38:29 CEST

List of good online multiplayer games to play with 3 people across 3 platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows

Looking for games that a group of three people can play online at the same time. We're all on different platforms (Linux, Mac, Windows).

Windows/Mac "only" games are fine as long as they work well enough in Proton or similar (like League of Legends).

Our go-to list just has two games on it:

  • League of Legends
  • Rocket League

So any recommendations would be great

07/29/2020 22:15:10 CEST

No games at all Launch Via Proton Log file below ?

Heres the log to https://gofile.io/d/hQOKcp

i have no idea what to do lots of texts makes brain go brrrrr

07/29/2020 22:11:47 CEST

FAudio can now decode Windows Media Audio using GStreamer instead of FFmpeg. Once the latest code makes its way into Wine and linux distributions, this ought to make games like Skyrim SE and Fallout 4 easier to support.
URL: https://github.com/FNA-XNA/FAudio/commit/7f52bfb66b73cca2522537f45977886958a06324
07/29/2020 21:54:53 CEST

fallout1 on ubuntu 20.04

Hi, I'm trying to get fallout1 working under wine.

I'm using playonlinux to try & install it & it seems to hang at the creating virtual disc bit, it appears to have created a virtual drive in my home folder but it just sits there with the spinning circle & says creating virtual drive.

I found some stuff online that said to delete the libz.so files from the staging/lib folder & now I just get a wine has crashed message.

Has anyone got a guide to installing fallout1 for fools edition?

many thanks.

07/29/2020 21:44:11 CEST

Error log on SCP - Containment Breach!

An error occured in SCP - Containment Breach!

Version: 1.3.11

Save compatible version: 1.3.11

Date and time: 29 Jul 2020 at 22:23:37

Total video memory (MB): -8

Available video memory (MB): -8

07/29/2020 21:25:34 CEST

How do i use Proton

i see on Proton DB games that work with it but there blacked out on my steam ? makes no sense help lpease

07/29/2020 20:41:03 CEST

Capturing alternative to fraps

Hey there community,

what do you guys use for capturing on linux?

I often got the recommendation for obs, but not that satisfied by it to be honest.

Does anyone know a fraps-like program for linux?

Thanks in advance.

07/29/2020 20:26:51 CEST

I insist not to go back to Windows, I really need help to get bumblebee optirun to works on my GTX970M laptop

Distro: Fedora 32

Version: 5.7.10-201.fc32.x86_64

lspci -vnn | grep 3D

01:00.0 3D controller [0302]: NVIDIA Corporation GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M] [10de:13d8] (rev ff) (prog-if ff)

lspci -vnn | grep VGA

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 530 [8086:191b] (rev 06) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])

I've been following this guide chenxiaolong to hopefully get my CS:GO on steam up and running.

Without launch option optirun %command%i can start the game but with 30fps max.

With the launch option optirun %command% i can't stop the game. So,

on terminal, I execute optirun -vvv steam and these are the error:

[ 2840.239109] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf
[ 2840.239912] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 starting...
[ 2840.239950] [DEBUG]Active configuration:
[ 2840.239958] [DEBUG] bumblebeed config file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf
[ 2840.239965] [DEBUG] X display: :8
[ 2840.239971] [DEBUG] LD_LIBRARY_PATH: /usr/lib64:/usr/lib
[ 2840.239978] [DEBUG] Socket path: /var/run/bumblebee.socket
[ 2840.239988] [DEBUG] Accel/display bridge: auto
[ 2840.239995] [DEBUG] VGL Compression: proxy
[ 2840.240044] [DEBUG] VGLrun extra options: 
[ 2840.240050] [DEBUG] Primus LD Path: /usr/lib64/primus:/usr/lib/primus
[ 2840.240123] [DEBUG]Using auto-detected bridge virtualgl
[ 2840.521956] [INFO]Response: No - error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): The NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 is not supported by the 450.57

[ 2840.522003] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): The NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 is not supported by the 450.57

[ 2840.522045] [DEBUG]Socket closed.
[ 2840.522078] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled.
[ 2840.522104] [DEBUG]Killing all remaining processes.

steps i tried:

- sudo dnf remove xorg-x11-drv-nouveau

- added blacklist to /etc/sysconfig/grub and update grub2 conf

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet rcutree.rcu_idle_gp_delay=1 blacklist=nouveau"

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

my /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf


my /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia


my /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nouveau

https://pastebin.com/7YSj99Fq (not sure if this gonna help to debug, i will just leave it here)

I honestly don't know what else I can do to get the CS:GO up and run normally with 200fps.

I went through multiple forums, tried different launch option but to no avail.

Please let me know if i can provide any more details to debug this. Appreciate for any help.

07/29/2020 20:12:39 CEST

Low fps in CSGO and Dota

On windows i used to get 150 fps in csgo on low settings 4:3 streched and around 100 fps in dota 2 on high settings native fullscreen now on Ubuntu 20.04 i get bellow 60 fps

My laptop has Nvidia gforce gtx 1050 mobile and AMD Ryzen 5 2500u with radeon vega mobile gtx

I feel like after all i tried my last option is to reinstall ubuntu without 3rd party installation and just download the drivers from AMD and Nvidia unless someone here can help to end my suffering

Edit: i should also add that dota was running low on fps on vulkan as well

07/29/2020 20:05:36 CEST

Can I link games from a windows partition to run with wine / proton / lutris?
07/29/2020 19:51:13 CEST

An unfortunate setback to 3 Layers of Hell project

Hello Linux gaming community !!

I would like to thank you for your enthusiasm when it came to playtesting 3 Layers of Hell game, we were really impressed how active the community is. The information that we got from you was very helpful and without your help we would still have an issue with identity crisis and prototype phase.

Today however I come here to announce a delay to a promised third playtest that should have been published 31.7. The reason comes down to other life hitting really hard and causing some complications in development. Thankfully we still have some new content to show in a devlog format.

You can find screenshots from itch.io post. They contain a new level, a couple of sketches and a 3D model blockout.

If you have any questions about the game, let me know. Other than that we hope for all of you happy summer and stay safe.

Thank you!! :D

From: Alexander Streng, Benjamin Bertz and Daniel Meerson

07/29/2020 19:49:56 CEST

Learn Linux basic commands
URL: https://techsolbox.com/blog/top-20-basic-linux-commands
07/29/2020 19:21:57 CEST

You can easily create a script for launching your Steam/Proton games.

You can use the following as launch option in option in Steam:


This will dump scripts into /tmp/proton_$USERNAME which are doing the complete setup of the Proton/WINE environment.

That's not only useful for launching the games from outside Steam, but also if you want to launch auxiliary applications in the same prefix without having to manually figure out what you need to set up to get it running (or mess with it by using your local WINE installation).

07/29/2020 19:20:53 CEST

Learn Linux basic commands
URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142126743043054/permalink/666766560579067/
07/29/2020 19:20:01 CEST

What's the best game engine for Linux when developing a game?


the title explains itself, is it Unity, Unreal Engine, else?

3D Game
Graphics don't matter as much as the gameplay but should handle things like LODs based on distance same as loading chunks of the map, basically, not a total barebone engine that doesn't do almost nothing.

07/29/2020 18:29:33 CEST

I made some scripts to bring Beat Saber OneClick install functionality to Linux.
URL: https://github.com/Supreeeme/beatsaber-oneclick-linux
07/29/2020 15:49:47 CEST

I'm releasing my first solo project, Into A Dream, tomorrow - July 30th! :) It's a narrative-driven game that aims to tell a humane and grounded story through dialogue, artstyle, music and gameplay :) And it's going to be out on Linux!
URL: https://youtu.be/vXLmKQTvmWM
07/29/2020 15:08:54 CEST

Black screen and crashing in Proton games

I can't figure it out the but I've played both dark souls 2 and 3 and randomly my screens will go black and the sound will continue but I can't exit out and have to hard restart. Any ideas on where to begin troubleshooting? I've tried multiple versions of proton and the issue persists. 980ti with the 440 driver. Help!

07/29/2020 14:52:31 CEST

How well do VR games run on Linux in 2020?

So, tomorrow, I have a bunch of friends coming over for a small VR party. It's actually one of my friends bringing the VR headset (I think it's HTC Vive), so I don't have an opportunity to test anything beforehand. He has a couple of standalone games that you can play without a computer, but I was wondering if we can try something more interesting as well. Maybe Skyrim or Minecraft?

So my question is: how well do games run in VR on Linux? Are there major hiccups, when using Wine / DXVK? Do I just need to run straight up native game? Do I need to do any special configuration magic?

I'm running a Gnome Fedora 31 on a desktop that should (I hope) be up to the task with a GeForce 980 GTX.

07/29/2020 14:35:35 CEST

Does battle.net have to be so slow?

Attempted to get battle.net working on my desktop (nvidia gpu) and laptop (intel cpu graphics), both work extremely slow, starting with the login screen, through switching between game screens, ending with closing the program. It only occurs in presence of the internet connection, otherwise it goes flawlessly.

07/29/2020 13:12:33 CEST

A note about 'Tactical' vs 'Strategic'

Hi all.

(tl; dr at the end)

I've recently been thinking about where we're going with Linux gaming and the discussions that are taking place. I think something that would be useful for us to consider is the difference between 'tactical' and 'strategic'.


'Tactical' in this context means 'ground level' or 'short term'. A tactical solution is something that 'just works' or is the current defacto or popular standard. We adopt it or use it because we already use it or it's easier to get others to use it.

Discord is a tactical VoIP solution. Proton for game X (specifically) is tactical.

We use tactical because it is necessary or because it overcomes chicken-or-egg catch 22s.


'Strategic' in this context is the long term, ideal outcome. Tactical steps can make up the strategy. For example, Proton is a tactical solution, but Valve's investment in Proton, DXVK etc is strategic. The long term goal is to make Linux a viable gaming platform, with the short term goals being to make it workable in the short term.

Native games are strategic objectives. Adoption of open source tool X over popular propriety tool Z is a strategic objective.

Why am I saying this? Because we're in a strange position right now where we're constantly being asked to make compromises and I think it would help for us to be able to reason about it and, ultimately, know the difference between what we want eventually and what we're doing in the short term because it 'just works'

tl; dr: in this sub we have a decent idea of what we're putting up with in the here and now and what would be 'best' or 'ideal' in the long term. If we can think about these things as being 'tactical' or 'strategic' I think that will help us to collectively agree on what we should be doing now and how we can all move forward to sunnier climes as the ecosystem improves.

Thank you for your time.

07/29/2020 12:59:30 CEST

What are your Linux gaming pipe dreams?

What are some things you figure are not likely anytime soon but you'd like it to happen some time in the future?

For me, it's raw mouse input for Wine/Proton. I feel like whenever I run an fps game through Proton, there is either a mouse acceleration problem, lag input problem, or I can't get to adjust the sensitivity quite right for whatever reason. Forced down raw input (as in RInput.exe for Windows that otherwise has no respect for you or your privacy) would change these things tremendously.

07/29/2020 07:38:09 CEST

Anyone played Halo MCC coop?

Everything is fine, except for the coop disconnecting after 10 seconds. Has anyone found a way of stopping this?

07/29/2020 06:06:43 CEST

Any luck getting Virt-A-Mate to run?

I've ran into fontconfig errors which I bypassed with 'prefer system libraries' on lutris but now I get this error:

Running /home/user/.local/share/lutris/runners/wine/lutris-fshack-5.6-5-x86_64/bin/wine /home/user/Documents/VAM/VAM.exe Initial process has started with pid 31699 Game is considered started. Game is considered exited. Initial process has exited. All children have exited. Exit with returncode 23040 Running /home/user/.local/share/lutris/runners/wine/lutris-fshack-5.6-5-x86_64/bin/wine /home/user/Documents/VAM/VAM.exe Initial process has started with pid 31725 Game is considered started. esync: up and running. Game is considered exited. Initial process has exited. All monitored processes have exited. Exit with returncode 23040

07/29/2020 05:18:07 CEST

Xbox Console Companion

Hey so I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu Mate and I was wondering if the console companion was compatible with linux. I tried searching for answers but nothing came up. Thanks for the help.

07/29/2020 05:16:17 CEST

AMD Athlon 3000g garbled graphics in games on Manjaro


I just cobbled together the remains of a Thelio I got from someone and slapped a brand new Athlon 3000g into it and decided to give it a whirl and see how it performed with linux on games, but so far from what I've been able to find (which isn't much), there's no driver I have to install because the kernel has it already.
Manjaro seems to have mesa already installed, and I'm using the video-linux driver. I've used Sven Co-op and TF2 to test with, Sven running in Wine and TF2 running natively but both exhibit the same symptomatic garbled corrupted textures. The games both run extremely well otherwise.

Is there something I don't know? My RAM should be fine, and I don't know if this is a distro specific thing or a BIOS version thing.

The mobo is a Gigabyte Aorus B450 I Pro Wifi if that helps.

07/29/2020 04:34:41 CEST

I just bought a new gaming monitor, and it's awesome

I've bought a Xiaomi Mi Surface Display for $345, they claim to support 144 Hz and FreeSync (and I have an NVIDIA card).

Since I've connected it, I really had to do one thing: launch nvidia-settings as root, enable one flag, and I'm good to go for 144 Hz gaming.

Launch nvidia-settings, choose X Server Display Configuration, press Advanced at the right bottom corner, flag Allow G-SYNC on monitor not validated as G-SYNC Compatible.

Through xorg.conf: in Section "Screen":

Option "metamodes" "3440x1440_144 +0+0 {ForceCompositionPipeline=On, ForceFullCompositionPipeline=On, AllowGSYNCCompatible=On}"


Option "metamodes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0 {ForceCompositionPipeline=On, ForceFullCompositionPipeline=On, AllowGSYNCCompatible=On}"

That's it. All I have to do to go 144 Hz V-sync gaming on Linux.

07/29/2020 04:25:58 CEST

Destroy All Humans! - Proton-5.9-GE-5-ST [German]
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m5bPQf4Y1M
07/29/2020 01:30:21 CEST

For The First Time Ever - Beneath A Steel Sky is on Steam
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1368340/Beneath_a_Steel_Sky/
07/29/2020 00:33:55 CEST

Overwarch on Litrus(wine) performance issues

Overwatch with Lutris performance issues

I found this program called Lutris which AFIK installs windows only games on Linux within wine while setting up everything correctly. With this I'm having moderate success running Overwatch. I get the intro cinematic, and I can even get into the tutorial mode. The problem is that Overwatch runs my CPU at 100% leading me to believe it's not aware of my GTX-960 graphics card. But when I look in Overwatch's video settings it does seem to recognize my graphics card by name. But my graphics card seems to be idled with the program running.

I reaaaaaally don't want to dual boot windows, and this is the closest I've gotten to Overwatch on Linux. Anybody know how I can ensure Overwatch runs on my graphics card through wine?

07/28/2020 21:14:15 CEST

TF2 running like hot garbage.

So I've been having fun running Killing Floor 2 and Minecraft so far, but TF2 has a myriad of issues. For one, the game will run at 60 fps max one time, and then the other, the frame rate will be unlocked, almost like it alternates. I also get some really terrible stutters. I've tried reinstalling and verifying files, and also trying a few configs like Comanglia's config and my friend's autoexec that he used on his old laptop. Can anyone help?


Ryzen 7 2700

16gb ddr4 at 2933MHz

GTX 1070 ti

X370 Gaming Plus

if you need to know anything else, I am happy to accommodate.

07/28/2020 21:08:37 CEST

Humble Raw Fury 2020 Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) with great Linux support
URL: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/raw-fury-2020?
07/28/2020 20:25:39 CEST

Do Steelseries Arctis 7 now work properly with linux ?

I am looking into changing my headphones as i had enough with the wire, but when looking for headphones for my gaming and media needs (music, movies, anime etc), one of the hardest criteria to satisfy was linux support. Basically looking around all i had to choose was Logitech G533/G935, Corsair Void Pro and Arctis 7.

Back in the past there seem to be issues with the headset being mono, as researching i found a more recent post detailing that there's now even an app with some basic features for them and i even seen them in a top 5 gaming sets for linux. Does that mean that the bugs have been fixed and they now work properly out of the box on linux ? The ones i want to buy are the Steelseries Arctis 7 2019 edition.

07/28/2020 19:59:31 CEST

A good gaming laptop in 2020?

I have a desktop gaming PC, but I really just don't use it. I really like the mobility of laptops, even if it's just moving from my kitchen, living room, or bed to game.

My desktop gaming PC also doesn't have great hardware in it either, I got all of the parts used except for the case, hard drives, and power supply. I'm thinking of turning it into a server.

What are some good gaming laptop brands for running linux? I haven't decided whether or not I'm going to dual boot, but I do know that I'm going to be using linux on it.

How do you guys feel about System76? I know they're rebranded Clevo laptops, but I'd love to support them. I was thinking of any of their laptops that come with a graphics card.

07/28/2020 19:54:55 CEST

Assassins Creed: Odyssey without borders thanks to new Proton GE 5.9-GE-4-ST

Glory to the Glorious Eggroll! It works.

07/28/2020 18:52:44 CEST

Valve hired another developer to improve the state of open-source graphics for Linux
URL: https://twitter.com/fail_cluez/status/1288128556485283843
07/28/2020 18:33:37 CEST

got everything working and was having fun then it died

I got everything to work, steam was going good playing some GTA, i update the OS from popshop and reboot to fix a seperate issue and now steam wont boot, i ran from terminal same thing, i uninstalled, reinstalled, tried purging the apt repos and readding, reinstall, reboot ran from terminal same thing, terminal gives me this and i see errors but i dont know how to fix.

gohst@dylan-laptop:~$ steam

Running Steam on pop 20.04 64-bit

STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically

Pins up-to-date!

Steam client's requirements are satisfied

/home/gohst/.steam/debian-installation/ubuntu12_32/steam -nominidumps -nobreakpad

[2020-07-28 12:20:18] Startup - updater built Jul 24 2020 01:19:21

SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred

X Error of failed request: GLXBadContext

SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred

X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)

Major opcode of failed request: 152 (GLX)

Minor opcode of failed request: 3 (X_GLXCreateContext)

Value in failed request: 0x0

Serial number of failed request: 51

xerror_handler: X failed, continuing

Major opcode of failed request: 152 (GLX)

Minor opcode of failed request: 6 (X_GLXIsDirect)

Serial number of failed request: 52

xerror_handler: X failed, continuing

Looks like steam didn't shutdown cleanly, scheduling immediate update check

[2020-07-28 12:20:18] Checking for update on startup

[2020-07-28 12:20:18] Checking for available updates...

[2020-07-28 12:20:18] Downloading manifest: client-download.steampowered.com/client/steam_client_ubuntu12

[2020-07-28 12:20:19] Download skipped: /client/steam_client_ubuntu12 version 1595555838, installed version 1595555838

[2020-07-28 12:20:19] Nothing to do

[2020-07-28 12:20:19] Verifying installation...

[2020-07-28 12:20:19] Performing checksum verification of executable files

[2020-07-28 12:20:19] Verification complete


07/28/2020 18:23:39 CEST

Most games crash on start (old hardware)

so im setting up a really old pc (Intel Atom N455/GMA 3150 using linux mint 20) as an emulation machine, but i also wanted to add some old games to play in it

i've installed wine on it and i got to run some games, but most of them just closes upon opening them, the debug is not giving me anything

if you need an example i have been trying to run Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst on the Ephinea server, i can confirm this one should work on wine since there are guides on their forum to make it work

does anyone knows what could be causing this, or is it that my hardware is too old to use wine

07/28/2020 18:07:05 CEST

Uno Uplay-Steam

~Manjaro 20 'Lysia' ~linux56 ~Hybrid intel/nvidia prime (optimus)

How to install the steam-uplay version of Uno? I tried installing Uplay through Lutris but its buggy (window cant be moved nor scaled) and it doesnt detect the already installed Uno on Steam, i also tried to install Uplay through protontricks with the gui but it just gives an NSIS error and aborts it and launching Uno straight from Steam just redirects you to download Uplay. Others on Lutris or ProtonDB reportedly managed to make it work but didnt explained it in detail how. I hope someone could help me with this issue, thanks in advance!

07/28/2020 16:48:07 CEST

Uno (Uplay)

~Manjaro 20 'Lysia' ~linux56 ~Hybrid intel/nvidia prime (optimus)

How to install the steam-uplay version of Uno? I tried installing Uplay through Lutris but its buggy (window cant be moved nor scaled) and it doesnt detect the already installed Uno on Steam, i also tried to install Uplay through protontricks with the gui but it just gives an NSIS error and aborts it and launching Uno straight from Steam just redirects you to download Uplay. Others on Lutris or ProtonDB reportedly managed to make it work but didnt explained it in detail how. I hope someone could help me with this issue, thanks in advance!

07/28/2020 16:37:56 CEST

DX11 feature level 10.0 is required to run the engine

I know that a similar issue has been posted before, but I tried the proposed answers and they do not work in my case.

I am trying to install the game Alone in the dark: Illumination, on Mac OSX 10.11.6. I installed wine 5.0 and my version of winetricks is the following:

$winetricks --version

20200412 - sha256sum: 40ff4c67804584b73d4d36153e1f64ca426d739f1790bd748f5ded0865e8cc7f

I installed DirectX features succesfully by doing $ winetricks d3dx10

I can download the game and install it by running $wine setup.exe. This creates a game folder, where the game executable is Dark.exe. But then when I do $wine Dark.exe,I get the error message 'DX11 feature level 10.0 is required to run the engine'.

Any idea on how to make this work?


07/28/2020 16:33:45 CEST

Can't get Lutris to work

The first time I started Lutris, it only showed the window that asks for donations. Nothing else after that. I have installed Wine and the latest NVIDIA drivers for my 1050 Ti. I'm running Debian. Any solutions?

07/28/2020 16:09:26 CEST

I just released patch 3.0 for my game 'Fyrebrand'


Fixed an issue where Guard would remove all States and added a section to the Tutorial book about Guard.

Fixed an issue where NPCs would walk around while you are talking to them.

Fixed enemy health bars being too big and covering each other in some fights with more than one enemy.

Added a Ring to the item shop for 5000 Gold that does not give any stat bonus but makes you immune to bad States.

Added expressions for a lot of NPCs.

Changed the 'final boss' scene (before you fight them) to be a bit more polished and interesting.

Fixed a bug with a certain Boss giving more reward than intended and also increased the reward for another Boss.

Added some color to the names of certain items.

Adjusted how many Wild Flowers are harvested at a time.

A few pacing changes to some conversations.

07/28/2020 15:58:37 CEST

DX11 feature level 10.0 is required to run the engine

I know that a similar issue has been posted before, but I tried the proposed answers and they do not work in my case.

I am trying to install the game Alone in the dark: Illumination, on Mac OSX 10.11.6. I installed wine 5.0 and my version of winetricks is the following:

$winetricks --version

20200412 - sha256sum: 40ff4c67804584b73d4d36153e1f64ca426d739f1790bd748f5ded0865e8cc7f

I installed DirectX features succesfully by doing $ winetricks d3dx10

I can download the game and install it by running $wine setup.exe . This creates a game folder, where the game executable is Dark.exe. But then when I do $wine Dark.exe, I get the error message dx11 feature level 10.0 is required to run the engine .

Any idea on how to make this work?


07/28/2020 14:02:18 CEST

ASUS TUF 15 Kali Linux

I am a Cyber-Security student, I bought the ASUS TUF A15, for a smooth Linux experience. Unfortunately, I was unable to get Kali Linux installed properly on my device.

I wish to Dual-Boot Kali Linux 2020.2 with the currently installed Windows 10.

The first time, when I installed Kali, I was having issues with wireless adapters, I couldn't find proper Linux drivers for the wireless adapters on my Laptop.

The second time, after the installation, I was prompted with BIOS error (probably with Graphics/Display Cards).

Please help me to Dual-Boot Kali Linux 2020.2 (without any driver issues) and Windows 10.

I hope forward to your support, ASAP.

07/28/2020 13:35:37 CEST

Cachy Scheduler: linux-5.7.10-cachy Updates
URL: /r/linux/comments/hzctal/cachy_scheduler_linux5710cachy_updates/
07/28/2020 13:16:22 CEST

Fantasy strike crashes at launch

Well I downloaded FS but it seems that after the appearing of the cursor the game crashes suddenly (I mean the native version btw). Anyone experiencing this issue? (Ubuntu 18.04 + Nvidia 450.x drivers, latest steam beta client).

07/28/2020 12:03:30 CEST

Little update on Linux Gaming Setup - Python Script

Hello everyone! Months ago I did release a little script in python that helps new users or people that like to switch distros a lot, making installation of some stuff for Gaming on Linux a little faster


And today there's some stuff fixed and added like:

+ Added ProtonGE "installation"

+ Added Feral Gamemode installation

+ Added some error handlers

+ Some code optimization ( needs more code cleaning )

+ Added a bash script for install dependencies (python3, python dependencies...)

- Removed the need of launch the script as root ( that was insecure )

There's still a TODO list on the README, and also some suggestions that an user put on GitHub which I'm working on.

Also there's already a GUI version ( not mine ) https://github.com/RubixPower/Linux-Gaming-Setup

But it's not exactly what I have on mind so that's why I still planning create a GUI version ( when I finish the script version )

Any suggestion is welcome, thanks!

07/28/2020 12:00:23 CEST

FO3 Radio clipping

Not sure if I can post this here, but I am going to post it in the tech-support subreddit as well for more reach. Pretty long winded, so I am spoilering text for context and nuance.

I am in the middle of making a full switch to Linux as my Windows OS borked itself for the upteenth time during a security update, this time with no way to recover the drive other than wiping it because it was stuck in some recovery loop.

So, I just had the sudden itch to play Fallout 3, and I looked to see if people were managing to get it running in Linux, which to my surprise it was labeled pretty easy to get running on a lot of sites. And, indeed, I was able to get it running in pretty much 10 minutes with a relatively easy to follow guide*1. But, I read on to see if other people were having issues, and I found a few people were having problems with the Pipboy radio. Reading further, I saw some people could not fix it, some people never had the issue, and some people had the issue, but managed to fix it. As you probably expect,

I am having the same issue. I've tried numerous times to control for my differences including using Lutris and changing what version of Proton I was running FO3 with. None of which helped. I tried following a wine-specific guide*2, but it just loses me. Following the commands, I am met with error messages, and the guide, for lack of a better phrasing, just makes me feel stupid. Again, I have never used Wine before, >! and despite looking for visual aids on youtube, the guides I've come across are very specific for different games (none of them fallout) and I can't for the life of me find a 'general usage' guide.!<

So initially I spent around 3 days (roughly 12 hours I'd estimate) trying to work this problem myself. I figured it would be beneficial in a 'learning how to Linux' sort of way, and I personally think it was. That being said, I am a full time college student, and really I shouldn't have wasted as much time as I did trying to figure this out with no help. I am pretty sure I know what the problem is, I just can't fix it.

I am beginning to think my problem is with Wine,>! and I have to admit though I consider myself to be pretty tech-savvy in Windows, Linux is just completely different, !

I am pretty sure I have the Pipboy radio problem narrowed down to one or two issues. The fix seems related to installing missing codecs that Linux (or at least my distro) does not use (as the Pipboy in Fallout 3 seems to use an outdated codec for OGG files), but I cannot find clear instructions on how to achieve this. I read that a lot of people fixed the problem with using winetricks' quartz.dll. Another fix I have read is to install the proper codec.

That being said I'm guessing I borked my installation of Wine somehow because I get quite a few error messages when I am running any command with wine. For examples:

$ winecfg
000d:err:module:__wine_process_init L"C:\\windows\\system32\\winemenubuilder.exe" not found
000b:err:wineboot:process_run_key Error running cmd L"C:\\windows\\system32\\winemenubuilder.exe -a -r" (126).
001b:err:ntoskrnl:ZwLoadDriver failed to create driver L"\\Registry\\Machine\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\wineusb": c0000142 


$ winetricks quartz
Executing mkdir -p /home/user
Using winetricks 20200412 - sha256sum: 7651c93e39fcb080483c38836513bf912273a87ea97d137f6b958ed3d9628c3d with wine-5.0 (Ubuntu 5.0-3ubuntu1) and WINEARCH=win32
Executing w_do_call quartz
Executing mkdir -p /home/user
Executing load_quartz
Executing cabextract -q -d /home/user/.wine/dosdevices/c:/windows/temp -L -F x86_microsoft-windows-directshow-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17514_none_a877a1cc4c284497/quartz.dll /home/user/.cache/winetricks/win7sp1/windows6.1-KB976932-X86.exe
Executing cp /home/user/.wine/dosdevices/c:/windows/temp/x86_microsoft-windows-directshow-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17514_none_a877a1cc4c284497/quartz.dll /home/user/.wine/dosdevices/c:/windows/system32/quartz.dll Using native,builtin override for following DLLs: quartz
Executing wine regedit C:\windows\Temp\override-dll.reg
000d:err:module:__wine_process_init L"C:\\windows\\system32\\winemenubuilder.exe" not found
000b:err:wineboot:process_run_key Error running cmd L"C:\\windows\\system32\\winemenubuilder.exe -a -r" (126).
001b:err:ntoskrnl:ZwLoadDriver failed to create driver L"\\Registry\\Machine\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\wineusb": c0000142
Executing wine regsvr32 quartz.dll
000d:err:module:__wine_process_init L"C:\\windows\\system32\\winemenubuilder.exe" not found
000b:err:wineboot:process_run_key Error running cmd L"C:\\windows\\system32\\winemenubuilder.exe -a -r" (126).
001b:err:ntoskrnl:ZwLoadDriver failed to create driver L"\\Registry\\Machine\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\wineusb": c0000142 

'$ Winecfg' brings up a GUI upon execution, while '$ winetricks quartz' does not make any noticeable difference. I've tried altering the quartz.dll through the winecfg GUI (as it was recommended through the guide to use Built in, then Native), but that didn't do anything.

I am simply stuck. The game plays very smoothly. You wouldn't notice anything wrong unless you tried to turn on the Pipboy radio (both beginning frequencies Enclave and GNR seem to play for a split second before being cut off). Other in game radios are unaffected. Very sporadically, my Pipboy radio will work, but the sound is very quiet and if I turn the frequency off or switch to a different frequency, I will have the aforementioned problem.

If you can help, cool. If not, then I'll keep asking around, but I just don't have time to be messing around with it as much as I have been, and I would rather spend that time unwinding then trying to painstakingly figure out what I've done wrong or haven't done yet. Eventually, when I recover enough files to reformat one of my physical drives I'll probably make a Windows partition for gaming, but I am trying to recover my files in as secure a way as possible and to call the process slow is a serious understatement, so I won't be able to just 'make a Windows partition' for at least a week or two.

Thanks for reading.


OS: Cinnamon Mint 19.3
Game version: FO3 GOTY (Steam)
GPU: GTX 1080 TI
Driver: nvidia-driver-440 (version 440.100-0ubuntu0.20.04.1) [Recommended]
CPU: Ryzen 7 1800x
Ram: 16gb ddr4
Wine version: Installed through Lutris (Most up-to-date version through official repository)
Proton version: Current (5.0-9) 

*1 = https://www.protondb.com/app/22300 Ryanoliverjohnson's post.

*2 = https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=14322 "How To / Notes"

07/28/2020 11:55:00 CEST

Asus Laptop FX505DV-AL014T Fan Issues on Linux (Ubuntu 20.04)


So after ~6 hours of non-stop troubleshooting wifi/gpu/whatever else in 18.04, then 20.04, I finally managed to get 20.04 to have both the Wifi and Dedicated GPU. Then I tried to play. Incredibly smooth compared to Windows, from 2 to 8 times the frames

*fan goes from ~10% to 100%, 4fps for 5 seconds*

...this keeps on repeating every 20-30 seconds

Any idea why my fan only seems to have 2 states, and how could I make it respond appropriately to temperature?

07/28/2020 09:14:27 CEST

How do I fix gnome notifications freezing/lagging computer while playing games?

This is a very annoying issue that I have not been able to find a solution for.

Adjusting the volume on Ubuntu 20.04 results in the whole operating system freezing up so it can show the OSD. This happens in all games.

Adjusting the volume while in Minecraft fullscreen mode under options, will simply freeze my entire computer except for my mouse and the terminal. It will also make night light think it's disabled.

Anyone have a fix for this so I don't have to switch to mint? I already got settings configured here on Ubuntu and settled in.

07/28/2020 07:12:03 CEST

No sound in Transistor

No sound from the very start. I tried the native person and I tried using proton. Any ideas?

07/28/2020 06:01:09 CEST

Is there a Linux alternative to the old roccat power grid?

I was digging through things and found an old touch screen laptop I had. Loading it with fedora for a few low demand uses and it got me thinking.

Roccat used to make an android app called power grid that let you set up on screen buttons to send commands as a game controller over wifi. It was nice for games like elite dangerous or flight simulators.

Wondering if anyone ever made something like it for Linux tablets. It would just be a fun use for the machine.

07/28/2020 05:42:43 CEST

Has anyone experienced delayed and sometimes broken audio in games? (Source Engine)

I think this has something to do with the Source engine because for some reason, I've experienced issues with the audio in both Left 4 Dead 2 and CS:GO. When I first started playing CS the audio was completely broken to the point that I actually thought my headphones were gonna blow up. After fixing this with snd_mixahead, the audio still had a massive delay, which was especially noticeable when firing a weapon. The same thing happens in L4D2. Anyone know how I can fix this and why this specifically happens in the native ports of Source engine games? Thanks

07/28/2020 04:40:57 CEST

Mesosphere (open-source Nintendo Switch kernel) now boots most commercial games.
URL: /r/emulation/comments/hygtnx/mesosphere_opensource_nintendo_switch_kernel_now/
07/28/2020 03:44:18 CEST

Completely Lost

I dont know what im doing wrong but fresh popos install, did all the updates install steam and enable proton. Tired GTA V and SA neither work, it says loading then nothing happens and steam act like i never clicked it. Installed the MS fonts, have Wine and Lutris installed, and up to date. since neither of these games will even load im assuming none will load in my current config. im completely lost and dont know where to go from here.

07/28/2020 03:04:04 CEST

Niche gaming peripherals

Are there any GUI tools for setting up more niche gaming devices like TM Warthog, Rudder pedals, and TrackIR?

07/28/2020 02:31:11 CEST

All games capped at 60hz with 144hz monitor even with VSync off

No matter what game I play and whether or not I turn off VSync in-game the game is capped at 60 fps. Ideally, I'd prefer to make use of my 144hz display. Xrandr details as follows:

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 2560 x 1440, maximum 16384 x 16384
DisplayPort-0 connected primary 2560x1440+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 597mm x 336mm
   2560x1440    144.00*+ 120.00    99.90    59.95  
   1920x1200    144.00  
   1920x1080     74.98    60.00    60.00    50.00    59.94  
   1600x1200    144.00  
   1680x1050     59.95  
   1600x900      60.00  
   1280x1024     75.02    60.02  
   1440x900     144.00  
   1280x800      59.81  
   1152x864      59.97  
   1280x720      60.00    50.00    59.94  
   1024x768      75.03    60.00  
   800x600       75.00    60.32  
   720x480       60.00    59.94  
   640x480       75.00    60.00    59.94  
DisplayPort-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-A-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-A-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)

It shows that my monitor is at 1440p and 144hz, and on the regular desktop it is, but not for games. Any help?

Playing on steam with Proton 5.9GE4ST

07/28/2020 00:26:54 CEST

Guys Time Trial is done, w/ online Scoreboard
URL: https://youtu.be/YvOONBLLtWM
07/28/2020 00:10:57 CEST

Question about Metal Gear Solid V: Gound Zeros using Proton GE

I have had no issues playing MSGV Ground Zeros using Proton GE. However, the game freezes on a black screen after the final cutscene. Anyone know how to fix this?

07/27/2020 23:04:24 CEST

Last Remaining Obstacle to Get GeForce Now To Work in Wine (need ideas)

So me and a few other people have been testing out some wine builds to try and get GeForce Now working under wine. We've gotten to the point where it actually "works" in the sense that you can log in, connect to the servers, test your connection, all that. Before, either the app would crash constantly, or you could log in, but the app would crash if you tried to launch anything, or you could try and launch something, but it would say it couldn't connect to the Nvidia servers.

All of that is now fixed. Only one problem - It says you don't have the minimum hardware required to run games through GeForce Now. Specifically error code c0f1103f.

You can spoof a GPU vendor and device id in DXVK, but apparently GeForce Now doesn't read DXGI so that doesn't work (already tried).

I tried going into the registry and adding keys for VideoPciDeviceID and VendorID but I have no idea if I did it correctly, it didn't work.

Wine always properly reports mine and the others's CPUs correctly, so it's not that.

I've seen people on Windows fixing that error code by turning off the Balanced power mode in Windows and changing it to Performance, obviously that's not an option here.

Does anyone have any ideas on what else could be done? We're so, so close.

07/27/2020 22:57:09 CEST

Help with Steam gaming

Hey all, Im having some trouble with playing The Messenger. I have an error window that says:

failure to initialize graphics, make sure DirectX 11 is installed and you have not disabled 3D acceleration, InitializeEngineGraphicsFailed.

I know I dont need DirectX as its only for Windows. I am at a loss on what to do as this is the only game Im having trouble with. Any help would be awesome. Thanks

07/27/2020 22:33:44 CEST

Terraria crashing from time to time

I play terraria multiplayer from time to time (and tmodloader), it works not bad but i get a lot of crashes in random places, because of that i lose a lot of items, i play on linux mint 20 and use the native linux terraria, i heard that i could try using the windows version in proton but i have no idea how to do that, can someone please help?

07/27/2020 22:12:46 CEST

Freesync/gsync compatible turns off every time I reboot my pc. HAs anyone else come across this?

Using a 1080ti and proprietary drivers and manjaro. Turning gsync on is easy as pie in linux, and it works great when I do. but every single time I turn the computer off and then restart it gsync seems to turn off. Checking the nvidia settins also says that gsync is not on when I go to check that after a reboot. I apply my settings and save them to the x configuration file even. so Im not sure what all is wrong.

07/27/2020 21:06:20 CEST

Can't get games to work with lutris using opensuse

I recently moved to Opensuse and wanted to play my game with lutris.

the problem is that i can't get any game to work. lutris try to install my game but it failed. when trying to play the game i get an error saying "the file could not be found". I used manjaro,deepin and pop os before and lutris worked perfectly fine with them.

07/27/2020 19:28:45 CEST

been following this guide. but FNIS refuses to start.


if anybody can help, I'd be very appreciative.

07/27/2020 19:11:37 CEST

Cheap, Linux-compatible TB3 eGPUs?

I'm looking for something sub $400 for gaming, on a Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd gen. I mostly play titles that are pre-2015, usually racing (Burnout, NFS Underground, NFS 2015), on a really cheap 720p projector.

Has anyone got a cheap Linux compatible egpu that they're happy with?

07/27/2020 18:48:44 CEST

Silent crash on Steam Linux Runtime compatibility mode

Hello everyone.

I am having the unpleasant experience of trying to run a linux native game, Hearts of Iron IV, into Steam Linux Runtime compatibility. I have to do this because the devs of my favorite mod, Road to 56, have decided that Linux gaming is not a priority and launched a version of the mod that makes Windows and Linux checksum incompatible. I therefore have to use a compatibility tool to play it with PC friends.

Currently the game is silently crashing on startup. `error.log` yields:

Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Could not connect to X session manager: Authentication Rejected, reason : MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 authentication rejected
Could not connect to X session manager: Authentication Rejected, reason : MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 authentication rejected
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp changed task to ProcessingInstallScript with ""
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp changed task to SynchronizingCloud with ""
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp changed task to SiteLicenseSeatCheckout with ""
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp changed task to CreatingProcess with ""
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp waiting for user response to CreatingProcess ""
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp continues with user response "CreatingProcess"
Game update: AppID 394360 "", ProcID 18468, IP
Starting app 394360
>>> Adding process 18468 for game ID 394360
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp changed task to WaitingGameWindow with ""
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
GameAction [AppID 394360, ActionID 2] : LaunchApp changed task to Completed with ""
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
>>> Adding process 18469 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18470 for game ID 394360
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
>>> Adding process 18471 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18472 for game ID 394360
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gvfs/libgvfscommon.so: undefined symbol: g_task_new
Failed to load module: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libgvfsdbus.so
>>> Adding process 18473 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18474 for game ID 394360
pressure-vessel-locale-gen: No locales need to be generated
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32): ignored.
>>> Adding process 18580 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18581 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18587 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18592 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18593 for game ID 394360
>>> Adding process 18594 for game ID 394360
Game removed: AppID 394360 "", ProcID 18468 
Uploaded AppInterfaceStats to Steam
Exiting app 394360
No cached sticky mapping in ActivateActionSet.

Any ideas on how to solve this one? Thanks!

07/27/2020 18:24:36 CEST

How to play DCS on Linux

Hey guys, i saw in ProtonDB that a loads of people cannot play DCS on linux (crashes etc), so i decided to make a guide to let people play. This tuto will be for Steam version of DCS, but can be applied to the standalone. So much thanks to guy who wrote this tuto https://github.com/TheZoq2/dcs_on_linux . Yes i edited this beacuse this tuto contains some mistakes, but if you want more go ahead and read i.

  1. Install required redists
    1. For Steam Version protontricks 223750 vcrun2017 corefonts xact d3dcompiler_43
    2. For standalone version winetricks DCS_PREFIX_LOCATION vcrun2017 corefonts xact d3dcompiler_43
  2. Make some patching
    1. In DCS/CoreMods/services/VoiceChat/entry.lua comment out VoiceChat in binaries
      binaries =
      DO NOT REPLACE DLLs, this will fail authentication on DCS startup screen
    2. Go through this patching https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/issues/1722#issuecomment-601839315
    3. If you want multiplayer go through this https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/issues/1722#issuecomment-635419651
  3. In Prefix directory add missing Arial font, you can use any font (i suggest Arimo) but you must name it Arial.ttf and copy/paste it to prefix/windows/Fonts . Missing of this font causes DCS to crash when aircraft is loading.

Some Fixes:

I pressed some key and DCS crashed.

DCS crashes when you press F10 key, so need to do some rebinding without it

DCS crashed forever and no longer starts (Steam only)
Remove prefix/windows/system32/lsteamclient.dll

07/27/2020 18:19:01 CEST

Titanfall 2 and origin

Im using wine with lutris to play Titanfall 2, but i sutters every 2 seconds ingame. I saw in protondb that people that play on steam using proton fixes this problem making a steam folder read-only. But i dont have the game on steam, so i dont use proton and therefor i dont have that folder. How can i solve this?

07/27/2020 18:11:40 CEST

Steam doesn't show text, but just [] for each letter

Here is a picture:


Not sure if this helps, but here is the output of the steam command after I press Ctrl+c

Running Steam on ubuntu 20.04 64-bit
STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically
Pins up-to-date!
Steam client's requirements are satisfied
[2020-07-27 01:39:17] Startup - updater built Jul 24 2020 01:19:21
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Looks like steam didn't shutdown cleanly, scheduling immediate update check
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
[2020-07-27 01:39:17] Checking for update on startup
[2020-07-27 01:39:17] Checking for available updates...
[2020-07-27 01:39:17] Downloading manifest: client-download.steampowered.com/client/steam_client_ubuntu12
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
[2020-07-27 01:39:18] Download skipped: /client/steam_client_ubuntu12 version 1595555838, installed version 1595555838
[2020-07-27 01:39:18] Nothing to do
[2020-07-27 01:39:18] Verifying installation...
[2020-07-27 01:39:18] Performing checksum verification of executable files
[2020-07-27 01:39:23] Verification complete
Loaded SDL version 2.0.13-5893924
Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "gail"
Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "atk-bridge"

(steam:3710): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",
/usr/share/themes/Yaru/gtk-2.0/main.rc:775: error: unexpected identifier `direction', expected character `}'

(steam:3710): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",
/usr/share/themes/Yaru/gtk-2.0/hacks.rc:28: error: invalid string constant "normal_entry", expected valid string constant
process 3710: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to read machine uuid: Failed to stat "/etc/machine-id": Value too large for defined data type
See the manual page for dbus-uuidgen to correct this issue.
Fontconfig warning: line 5: unknown element "its:rules"
Fontconfig warning: line 6: unknown element "its:translateRule"
Fontconfig warning: line 9: unknown element "description"
Fontconfig error: "conf.d", line 1: failed reading config file
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
STEAM_RUNTIME_HEAVY: ./steam-runtime-heavy
Could not connect to X session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
CAppInfoCacheReadFromDiskThread took 1 milliseconds to initialize
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
CApplicationManagerPopulateThread took 0 milliseconds to initialize (will have waited on CAppInfoCacheReadFromDiskThread)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Warning: failed to set thread priority: set failed for 8: -1: setpriority() failed
Warning: failed to set thread priority: set failed for priority 8
Warning: support for elevated priorities is most likely unavailable, suppressing future warnings
Warning: failed to set thread priority: set failed for 8: -1: setpriority() failed
[0727/013925.235930:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: browser
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
[0727/013925.390667:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: UserID with value: 0
[0727/013925.391026:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: BuildID with value: 1595553581
[0727/013925.391133:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: SteamUniverse with value: Public
[0727/013925.391236:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: Vendor with value: Valve
Could not connect to X session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported
Could not connect to X session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libdconfsettings.so: undefined symbol: g_log_structured_standard
Failed to load module: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libdconfsettings.so
GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend.  Your settings will not be saved or shared with other applications.
[0727/013925.718153:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: UserID with value: 0
[0727/013925.718349:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: BuildID with value: 1595553581
[0727/013925.718372:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: SteamUniverse with value: Public
[0727/013925.718408:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: Vendor with value: Valve
[0727/013925.720285:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: gpu-process
[0727/013925.925094:ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(372)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple threads in process gpu-process.
[0727/013926.017431:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: UserID with value: 0
[0727/013926.017722:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: BuildID with value: 1595553581
[0727/013926.017860:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: SteamUniverse with value: Public
[0727/013926.017924:WARNING:crash_reporting.cc(286)] Failed to set crash key: Vendor with value: Valve
[0727/013926.020230:INFO:crash_reporting.cc(247)] Crash reporting enabled for process: utility
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
process 3923: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to read machine uuid: Failed to stat "/etc/machine-id": Value too large for defined data type
See the manual page for dbus-uuidgen to correct this issue.
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1595555838)
Could not connect to X session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported
Could not connect to X session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported
Exiting workitem thread
[2020-07-27 01:40:01] Shutdown

How can I make the text actually show? I am using Ubuntu 20.04

07/27/2020 17:45:50 CEST

Is there a generic anti-aliasing/ambient occlusion injector for Linux?

Both are my most often added graphical features, I don't play 3D games without AA and AO can tremendously enhance the scenes provided that the shading doesn't bleed through volumetric volumes (e.g. smoke, sunshafts, fog). On Windows Reshade is accessible with a configuration overlay and hotkeys. Forcing on the driver-level is mostly limited to Nvidia to my knowledge and often requires specifying "flags" (at least AA isn't essentially compatible above DX9 on Windows and may not have any OS-parity).

Additionally I've found much use for 'sharpening' with some temporal anti-aliasing (TAA) implementations.

07/27/2020 17:24:58 CEST

City building games on Linux

I'm a big fan of SimCity 4 and OpenTTD. I want to introduce the city building genre to a child but would be happy to play by myself too.

Could somebody recommend some games like these focused on city building and developing, preferably Linux native?

07/27/2020 14:59:34 CEST

Free to play sandbox MMO 'Wurm Online' has launched on Steam
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/free-to-play-sandbox-mmo-wurm-online-has-launched-on-steam
07/27/2020 14:57:18 CEST

GTA IV Proton mods?

Anyone having problems installing mods in gta iv?

My mods, trainers etc are not loading when starting gta iv complete edition trough steam

mods are put in the steam installation folder:

.steam/debian-installation/steamapps/common/Grand Theft Auto IV/GTAIV

07/27/2020 14:23:30 CEST

GTA 5 (Epic Games Store) crashing with Lutris

I'm using Pop OS (20.04) and installed GTA 5 and the Epic Games Store using Lutris. They are both installed in the same directory and the Epic games launcher works fine and detects the game files. The game starts (sometimes with wrong graphical settings), but when trying to enter the online mode the game crashes either during the initial loading screen or shortly after loading.


  • old intel i7 (920)
  • Gtx 1050ti
  • 7gb ram

I'm going to do some further testing and update this post.

07/27/2020 12:17:03 CEST

Ron Gilbert (Monkey Island, Thimbleweed Park, ) is attempting to switch to Linux.


He was on Mac previously and wants to transition to Linux (on a Dell XPS 13 running Ubuntu Budgie for now) entirely for games development as he finds "Apple locks it [Mac] down more and more and it feels less and less like my computer" (see one of his comments below the second post) and Windows apparently is out of the question. I'm eager to see how this will work out.

07/27/2020 11:58:15 CEST

What's the current state of GeForce Now support?

I've been trying to leave Windows behind for good, and while I have actually removed it from my hard drive, the one thing that's making me seriously consider reinstalling is GeForce Now. I know it currently doesn't work on Linux but I wanted to know how close are we? I've also heard that it doesn't work in an Android emulator? There was a guide I found on Google (from this sub) but it seems to have been deleted.

07/27/2020 11:01:15 CEST

I just got started gaming on Linux.

I have installed Lutris, Wine, Discord and steam. Are there any other programs or any tips that you could give to someone who's just started gaming on Linux?

07/27/2020 09:23:29 CEST

Manjaro users: to what distro are you migrating?

I moved my rolling release from Manjaro to openSUSE Tumbleweed. And my cinder blocks from Ubuntu to Fedora.

Big improvements in stability and freedombilityableness. No snaps and no money misappropriation. What else could you possibly need?

07/27/2020 07:05:26 CEST

Performance dips (frame drop) on CEMU with latest vulkan?

I've been using CEMU for the past few weeks with vulkan renderer, and everything went great, 60 fps and all. But in the past few days, I got frame drops everywhere, the only thing that I remembered is it happens after updating vulkan/mesa.
some info,

  • cemu 1.20
  • local/lib32-vulkan-icd-loader 1.2.147-1
  • local/lib32-vulkan-radeon 20.1.4-1
  • local/spirv-tools 2020.2-1 (vulkan-devel)
  • local/vulkan-headers 1:1.2.148-1 (vulkan-devel)
  • local/vulkan-icd-loader 1.2.147-1
  • local/vulkan-radeon 20.1.4-1
  • local/vulkan-tools 1.2.146-1 (vulkan-devel)


  • RX 470 Nitro+ 8GB
  • Ryzen 5 2600
  • Archlinux


Also I run it through steam's proton GE. Can anyone confirm this?

07/27/2020 04:14:24 CEST

Help Getting Red Dead Redemption II Working in Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to get Red Dead Redemption II to work on my computer, however nothing I do allows the game to launch. I'm following this guide to do it, and I'm pretty sure I've narrowed it down to not having Mesa Git or AMDVLK-PRO installed. How can I install either of those and allow the game to launch? I'm new to Linux and have no clue how to do it myself, and nothing I can find helps. Thanks in advance.

07/27/2020 04:00:15 CEST

Does Proton support non-steam Windows games?

I have a game that is not a steam game but just a Windows game. Is it possible to get Proton to support non-steam game?

07/27/2020 03:25:35 CEST

Thermaltake Riing not Working with OpenRGB

I have all five of my Thermaltake Riing fans to show up in Open RGB. And they work with Flow and Spectrum but if I try to change it to Static the LEDs turn off. I also have a Razer mouse and I can set it to static with no issues.

07/27/2020 02:26:47 CEST

Proton games stopped working after updating NVIDIA drivers in PopOs 20.04

After updating my NVIDIA graphics driver to 450, steam wouldn't launch any proton games no matter what I would try to do, I'm sort of a noob so I'm not so sure as to what to do. Has anyone had this issue yet and is there a solution?

07/27/2020 02:16:42 CEST

Why does EAC work with some games but not others?

I've played Splitgate Arena Warfare without any big issues, and apparently Crucible works fine too, but Paladins, Apex, etc. are barely playable. What's the main hurdle with getting EAC to work?

07/27/2020 02:07:32 CEST

Performance difference between Fsync/PDS-patched kernel and non-patched kernels?

I've been reading around about a few new proposed patches that are supposed to "increase performance". I found some benchmarks for just PDS enabled kernels which shows a 1 to 5 FPS increase, but what about the new FSYNC, or both of them combined? Not a single person I've come across so far or a single video on youtube covers this, and I've tried searching.

07/27/2020 01:57:13 CEST

ALC892 - PulseAudio - Separate Headphones and Speakers as Output devices

Sooooo I recently switched to Linux but I hit a major problem as a gamer. On Windows 10, I used to be able to play games with the sound coming out of my speakers and my Discord coming out of my headphones.

Once on linux, I can only select one of those 2 as there are not separate Output device but rather 2 differents "Configurations" on one output.

But after hours of reading about PulseAudio and other audio related matters, I have a working solution.


  • Motherboard: GA-Z87X-D3H (ALC892 audio)
  • V-moda headphones mic plugged into front panel audio (output jack + input mic jack)
  • Speakers plugged into back panel jack (green one)
  • Ubuntu 20.04

Separate front and back panel audio Fix

First, you need to have the following packages :

  • pavucontrol
  • hdajackretask

In your audio config, select the output device as "Line Out - Buil-in Audio" and as a Configuration select "Analog Surround 4.0 Ouput".

Now in a console, check the name of the pulseaudio sink, you can do:

pacmd list-sinks

I got:


Edit the pulseaudio config to create 2 new sinks from this 4.0 output:

sudo nano /etc/pulse/default.pa

Add those two lines at the end:

load-module module-remap-sink sink_name=speakers sink_properties="device.description='Speakers'" remix=no master=alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.analog-surround-40 channels=2 master_channel_map=front-left,front-right channel_map=front-left,front-right
load-module module-remap-sink sink_name=headphones sink_properties="device.description='Headphones'" remix=no master=alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.analog-surround-40 channels=2 master_channel_map=rear-left,rear-right channel_map=front-left,front-right

Restart pulseaudio:

pulseaudio --kill
pulseaudio --start

Now, if you launch "pavucontrol", you should be able to select the output per application (Speakers or Headphones). Also, Discord should now show two outputs (same with Skype, etc...).

However, those ouputs are only on the back panel, it's the green jack (FRONT Speakers) and the black jack (BACK Speakers). To solve this issue, we can use "hdajackretask".


For the "Green Hadphone, Front Side" (your front panel headphone jack), check Override and select the "Line Out Back". Apply Now. Install boot override. Restart your machine.
Now, the front panel jack should also output the same audio as the black jack on the back panel.

You'll be able to enjoy simultaneous separate audio between front and back panel.

Bonus: Crackling/Popping Audio Fix

In some videogames cutscenes (e.g. Witcher 3 intro cutscene), I had crackling popping audio issues.

Edit /etc/pulse/daemon.conf

Add or modify the following lines:

default-sample-format = s16le
default-sample-rate = 44100
alternate-sample-rate = 48000
default-fragment-size-msec = 5
07/27/2020 00:58:10 CEST

How do I install minion mod manager on Pop_OS?

I'm new to Linux and was hoping to mod the elder Scrolls online but I can't find anywhere online that explains how to do it. Thanks is for any help!

07/27/2020 00:03:54 CEST

Wine not running Nitro Pro on macOS Mojave

Hi everyone!

I've been asked by my boss to use urgently Nitro Pro (PDF) for work (no other PDF software). It's the only Windows app I need to run on my Mac so it makes no sense to me to use a virtual machine or to Bootcamp it (I've tried with VBox and it works terribly bad).

I tried with Wine but it gives me the same error time after time (log):

Unhandled exception: page fault on execute access to 0x008ae1f4 in 32-bit code (0x008ae1f4).

Register dump:

CS:001b SS:0023 DS:0023 ES:0023 FS:1007 GS:000f

EIP:008ae1f4 ESP:0031f77c EBP:0031f7a8 EFLAGS:00010246( R- -- I Z- -P- )

EAX:04b0bb08 EBX:00a91e84 ECX:04a16688 EDX:0031f794

ESI:00000000 EDI:00a7c504

Stack dump:

0x0031f77c: 100012b3 04b0bb08 0031f794 00000000

0x0031f78c: 0031f914 00000000 10000000 00a7c500

0x0031f79c: 0031f914 00a7c500 04b0bb08 0031f7c8

0x0031f7ac: 10001ad8 04afd410 0031f7c4 0031f85c

0x0031f7bc: 0031f914 04afd410 00000000 0031f7e0

0x0031f7cc: 0040d769 00a9a958 0031f878 0031f924

0200: sel=1007 base=7ffc0000 limit=00000fff 32-bit rw-


=>0 0x008ae1f4 (0x0031f7a8)

1 0x10001ad8 EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in mbahost (0x0031f7c8)

2 0x0040d769 EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in nitro_pro13 (0x0031f7e0)

3 0x004047fe EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in nitro_pro13 (0x0031f820)

4 0x00404c1c EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in nitro_pro13 (0x0031f840)

5 0x0040548e EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in nitro_pro13 (0x0031fe8c)

6 0x00401129 EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in nitro_pro13 (0x0031fee4)

7 0x0042e234 EntryPoint+0xffffffff() in nitro_pro13 (0x0031ff30)

8 0x7b43fa32 call_process_entry+0x11() in kernel32 (0x0031ff48)

9 0x7b43fba9 start_process+0x138() in kernel32 (0x0031ffdc)

10 0x7b43fa4a __wine_start_process+0x9() in kernel32 (0x0031ffec)

0x008ae1f4: movb %ah,%cl


Module Address Debug info Name (284 modules)

PE 320000- 353000 Deferred imm32

PE 360000- 36c000 Deferred api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1

PE 370000- 3e7000 Deferred wintrust

PE 400000- 4bb000 Export nitro_pro13

PE 4c0000- 791000 Deferred oleaut32

PE 7a0000- 88a000 Deferred shlwapi

PE ab0000- daf000 Deferred comctl32

PE db0000- fb8000 Deferred urlmon

PE fc0000- 110d000 Deferred wininet

PE 1110000- 1252000 Deferred setupapi

PE 15a0000- 3007000 Deferred libmono-2.0-x86

PE 3010000- 301f000 Deferred psapi

PE 42f0000- 475e000 Deferred mscorlib

PE 4d20000- 4d38000 Deferred bootstrappercore

PE 10000000-10021000 Export mbahost

ELF 20000000-200ef000 Deferred crypt32

\-PE 20010000-200d8000 \ crypt32

ELF 200ef000-20110000 Deferred bcrypt

\-PE 200f0000-2010c000 \ bcrypt

ELF 20110000-2014f000 Deferred ws2_32

\-PE 20120000-20148000 \ ws2_32

ELF 20300000-203c9000 Deferred winemac

\-PE 20310000-20398000 \ winemac

ELF 23800000-238e4000 Deferred msxml3

\-PE 23810000-238ba000 \ msxml3

PE 23ff9000-24000000 Deferred libobjc-trampolines.dylib

ELF 2535e000-253d8000 Deferred dbghelp

\-PE 25360000-253cc000 \ dbghelp

PE 263ab000-26581000 Deferred glengine

PE 26581000-27745000 Deferred appleintelkblgraphicsgldriver

PE 61f00000-61f33000 Deferred sxs

PE 62340000-623a8000 Deferred uxtheme

PE 62780000-627a4000 Deferred mspatcha

PE 62800000-6289d000 Deferred usp10

PE 62940000-62968000 Deferred imagehlp

PE 639c0000-63ae7000 Deferred winmm

PE 643c0000-6447f000 Deferred mscoree

PE 64b40000-64b72000 Deferred shcore

PE 65200000-655f4000 Deferred ole32

PE 65980000-65997000 Deferred version

PE 66640000-66689000 Deferred msacm32

ELF 68001000-68004000 Deferred

PE 68004000-681b5000 Deferred libwine.1.0.dylib

ELF 6a944000-6a9cb000 Deferred advapi32

\-PE 6a950000-6a9af000 \ advapi32

ELF 6ac00000-6ae2e000 Deferred user32

\-PE 6ac10000-6ae00000 \ user32

ELF 6ae2e000-6af78000 Deferred gdi32

\-PE 6ae30000-6af5d000 \ gdi32

PE 6af78000-6aff9000 Deferred libfreetype.6.dylib

ELF 6b800000-6b8c3000 Deferred msvcrt

\-PE 6b810000-6b89d000 \ msvcrt

ELF 6b8c3000-6c2c1000 Deferred shell32

\-PE 6b8d0000-6c26c000 \ shell32

PE 6dbc0000-6dc02000 Deferred mpr

PE 6e1c0000-6e205000 Deferred cabinet

PE 6e540000-6e54d000 Deferred api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0

PE 6e8c0000-6e8cd000 Deferred api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-1

PE 6f280000-6f2ae000 Deferred odbccp32

PE 6fcc0000-6fcfc000 Deferred fusion

PE 6fdc0000-6ff4d000 Deferred rpcrt4

PE 71400000-71867000 Deferred msi

PE 7b000000-7b215000 Deferred kernelbase

ELF 7b400000-7b693000 Stabs kernel32

\-PE 7b410000-7b648000 \ kernel32

ELF 7bc00000-7be8f000 Deferred ntdll

\-PE 7bc10000-7be61000 \ ntdll

ELF 7c400000-7c404000 Deferred

PE 902a1000-902a2000 Deferred accelerate

PE 902a2000-902b8000 Deferred libcginterfaces.dylib

PE 902b8000-90baa000 Deferred vimage

PE 90baa000-90cc6000 Deferred libblas.dylib

PE 90cc6000-90d00000 Deferred libbnns.dylib

PE 90d00000-91053000 Deferred liblapack.dylib

PE 91053000-91069000 Deferred liblinearalgebra.dylib

PE 91069000-91082000 Deferred libsparseblas.dylib

PE 91082000-9121a000 Deferred libvdsp.dylib

PE 9121a000-913dc000 Deferred libvmisc.dylib

PE 913dc000-913dd000 Deferred veclib

PE 91490000-921db000 Deferred appkit

PE 9222c000-9222d000 Deferred applicationservices

PE 9222d000-92299000 Deferred ats

PE 9229b000-923b4000 Deferred libfontparser.dylib

PE 923b4000-923f9000 Deferred libfontregistry.dylib

PE 92445000-92477000 Deferred libtruetypescaler.dylib

PE 924dd000-924e3000 Deferred colorsynclegacy

PE 92587000-925e0000 Deferred hiservices

PE 925e0000-925ef000 Deferred langanalysis

PE 925ef000-92644000 Deferred printcore

PE 92644000-926df000 Deferred qd

PE 926df000-926ec000 Deferred speechsynthesis

PE 926ec000-92910000 Deferred audiotoolbox

PE 92911000-92912000 Deferred audiounit

PE 92a41000-92dbc000 Deferred cfnetwork

PE 92dd0000-92dd1000 Deferred carbon

PE 92dd1000-92ddb000 Deferred carbonsound

PE 92ddb000-92de0000 Deferred commonpanels

PE 92de0000-93163000 Deferred hitoolbox

PE 93163000-931b4000 Deferred htmlrendering

PE 931b4000-931b8000 Deferred help

PE 931b8000-931be000 Deferred imagecapture

PE 931be000-9325a000 Deferred ink

PE 9325a000-93294000 Deferred navigationservices

PE 93294000-932af000 Deferred openscripting

PE 932af000-932b5000 Deferred print

PE 932b5000-932b8000 Deferred securityhi

PE 932b8000-932bf000 Deferred speechrecognition

PE 932cc000-93422000 Deferred colorsync

PE 93422000-934aa000 Deferred coreaudio

PE 93505000-9350b000 Deferred corebluetooth

PE 9350b000-9380b000 Deferred coredata

PE 9380b000-93812000 Deferred coredisplay

PE 93812000-93c4c000 Deferred corefoundation

PE 93c4d000-94301000 Deferred coregraphics

PE 94302000-945b1000 Deferred coreimage

PE 947e7000-947e8000 Deferred coreservices

PE 947e8000-94864000 Deferred ae

PE 94864000-94b44000 Deferred carboncore

PE 94b44000-94b8d000 Deferred dictionaryservices

PE 94b8d000-94b96000 Deferred fsevents

PE 94b96000-94cf3000 Deferred launchservices

PE 94cf3000-94d92000 Deferred metadata

PE 94d92000-94dde000 Deferred osservices

PE 94dde000-94e48000 Deferred searchkit

PE 94e48000-94e6b000 Deferred sharedfilelist

PE 94e6b000-94fc5000 Deferred coretext

PE 94fc5000-95006000 Deferred corevideo

PE 95006000-95094000 Deferred corewlan

PE 95177000-95181000 Deferred diskarbitration

PE 95191000-954f7000 Deferred foundation

PE 95537000-95567000 Deferred gss

PE 95593000-956aa000 Deferred iobluetooth

PE 95710000-957a7000 Deferred iokit

PE 957a8000-957b8000 Deferred iosurface

PE 9580b000-95994000 Deferred imageio

PE 95994000-95999000 Deferred libgif.dylib

PE 95999000-95a7f000 Deferred libjp2.dylib

PE 95a7f000-95aa5000 Deferred libjpeg.dylib

PE 95aa5000-95acc000 Deferred libpng.dylib

PE 95acc000-95acf000 Deferred libradiance.dylib

PE 95acf000-95b1b000 Deferred libtiff.dylib

PE 962f6000-96310000 Deferred kerberos

PE 96a4e000-96aef000 Deferred metal

PE 96af0000-96afd000 Deferred netfs

PE 98cd3000-98cdc000 Deferred libcldcpuengine.dylib

PE 98cdc000-98d32000 Deferred opencl

PE 98d32000-98d4e000 Deferred cfopendirectory

PE 98d4e000-98d5a000 Deferred opendirectory

PE 996ce000-996d1000 Deferred libcvmspluginsupport.dylib

PE 996d1000-996d6000 Deferred libcorefscache.dylib

PE 996d6000-996db000 Deferred libcorevmclient.dylib

PE 996db000-996e4000 Deferred libgfxshared.dylib

PE 996e4000-996f1000 Deferred libgl.dylib

PE 996f1000-9972c000 Deferred libglimage.dylib

PE 9972c000-998ab000 Deferred libglprogrammability.dylib

PE 998ab000-998ed000 Deferred libglu.dylib

PE 9a2ae000-9a2be000 Deferred opengl

PE 9a2be000-9a2e9000 Deferred glrendererfloat

PE 9ae6f000-9b0be000 Deferred quartzcore

PE 9b557000-9b82d000 Deferred security

PE 9b82d000-9b89e000 Deferred securityfoundation

PE 9b8c6000-9b8cb000 Deferred servicemanagement

PE 9b9fe000-9ba6d000 Deferred systemconfiguration

PE 9df9d000-9e054000 Deferred apfs

PE 9e773000-9e7a2000 Deferred apple80211

PE 9e7a3000-9e7ae000 Deferred applefscompression

PE 9e8aa000-9e8e9000 Deferred applejpeg

PE 9ea30000-9ea39000 Deferred backgroundtaskmanagement

PE 9ea39000-9ead3000 Deferred backup

PE 9ec0e000-9ec18000 Deferred commonauth

PE 9f095000-9f0a7000 Deferred coreemoji

PE 9f111000-9f179000 Deferred corenlp

PE 9f224000-9f257000 Deferred coreservicesinternal

PE 9f257000-9f2df000 Deferred coresymbolication

PE 9f2df000-9f403000 Deferred coreui

PE 9f403000-9f4de000 Deferred coreutils

PE 9f52d000-9f58a000 Deferred corewifi

PE 9f58a000-9f59d000 Deferred crashreportersupport

PE 9f60a000-9f618000 Deferred dfrfoundation

PE 9f65b000-9f6cb000 Deferred datadetectorscore

PE 9f6cb000-9f709000 Deferred debugsymbols

PE 9f709000-9f84d000 Deferred desktopservicespriv

PE 9fb53000-9ff70000 Deferred facecore

PE a2dee000-a2df9000 Deferred libgpusupportmercury.dylib

PE a3aaf000-a3b24000 Deferred heimdal

PE a3de5000-a3ded000 Deferred ioaccelerator

PE a3ded000-a3e07000 Deferred iopresentment

PE a3e62000-a3e8b000 Deferred iconservices

PE a3ebe000-a3f98000 Deferred languagemodeling

PE a3f98000-a3fd3000 Deferred lexicon

PE a3fd6000-a3fdc000 Deferred linguisticdata

PE a4170000-a4197000 Deferred metadatautilities

PE a43b4000-a43e0000 Deferred multitouchsupport

PE a44af000-a44ba000 Deferred netauth

PE a4513000-a4565000 Deferred otsvg

PE a45b2000-a45c0000 Deferred performanceanalysis

PE a4655000-a4672000 Deferred protocolbuffer

PE a4751000-a4774000 Deferred remoteviewservices

PE a481e000-a483b000 Deferred sharing

PE a485a000-a48e4000 Deferred skylight

PE a4913000-a4920000 Deferred speechrecognitioncore

PE a4c1c000-a4ca6000 Deferred symbolication

PE a4cf8000-a4d05000 Deferred tcc

PE a4d05000-a4d1d000 Deferred textureio

PE a4d4c000-a4d4e000 Deferred trustevaluationagent

PE a4d4e000-a4ed6000 Deferred uifoundation

PE a517a000-a524c000 Deferred viewbridge

PE a53c1000-a53c4000 Deferred loginsupport

PE a54b4000-a54e8000 Deferred libcrfsuite.dylib

PE a54e8000-a54f2000 Deferred libchinesetokenizer.dylib

PE a5588000-a558a000 Deferred libdiagnosticmessagesclient.dylib

PE a55bb000-a5824000 Deferred libfosl_dynamic.dylib

PE a582b000-a582c000 Deferred libopenscriptingutil.dylib

PE a5967000-a5969000 Deferred libsystem.b.dylib

PE a5969000-a596b000 Deferred libthaitokenizer.dylib

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process tid prio (all id:s are in hex)

00000008 nitro_pro13.exe

00000009 0

0000000e services.exe

00000026 0

0000001a 0

00000013 0

00000010 0

0000000f 0

00000011 plugplay.exe

00000017 0

00000016 0

00000012 0

00000018 winedevice.exe

00000020 0

0000001d 0

0000001c 0

0000001b 0

00000019 0

0000001e explorer.exe

00000023 0

00000022 0

00000021 0

0000001f 0

00000024 winedevice.exe

00000029 0

00000028 0

00000027 0

00000025 0

0000002b (D) C:\windows\temp\{F2609EF5-BD3A-4F8D-AC5A-C9C58BDE1FE4}\.cr\nitro_pro13.exe

00000033 0

00000030 0

0000002f 0

0000002e 0

0000002c 0 <==

System information:

Wine build: wine-5.0

Platform: i386 (WOW64)

Version: Windows 7

Host system: Darwin

Host version: 18.7.0

My Mac runs macOS Mojave 10.14.6 64-bit and Wine 5.0 with the 64-bit add-on installed too.

Thank you in advance!

07/26/2020 22:11:50 CEST

How to actually check if my laptop gpu ( some intel ) actually does anything ?

Aka if the acceleration is on at all ? I know the card is nothing by any standard, but wanted to check if im having some accel or not, and how would i check that, and enable it.

07/26/2020 21:44:36 CEST

Anyone knows how to install a Android Emulator?

Hi im a Linux noob so im asking this, i just wanna know if i can install Bluestacks or any other Android Emulators. Thanks for Helping me!

07/26/2020 21:41:07 CEST

Is Genymotion Compatible with 20.04?

Hey all, so I want to download Genymotion for my Linux PC which I just upgraded to 20.04 LTS. The thing is that I see that it is only compatible with 18.04, but at the same time I'm seeing tutorials claiming that it can be downloaded on 20.04. My PC meets the rest of the requirements except for having VirtualBox, which I can install later, but I just want to make sure I'm clear about this. Is Genymotion compatible with 20.04 and the site just hasn't been updated yet?

07/26/2020 21:25:19 CEST

Game.exe giving 'Unhandled Exception:'

Trying to start a game i just installed. this is the terminal log:

me@me-FFFFSA:~/.local/share/wineprefixes/Test1/drive_c/Program Files/UnderAsh$ wine UnderAsh.exe

002c:fixme:winediag:__wine_start_process Wine Staging 5.13 is a testing version containing experimental patches.

002c:fixme:winediag:__wine_start_process Please mention your exact version when filing bug reports on winehq.org.

0024:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION

0024:fixme:font:get_nearest_charset TCI failing on 20000000

0024:fixme:font:get_nearest_charset returning DEFAULT_CHARSET face->fs.fsCsb[0] = 20000000 file = L"/usr/share/fonts/truetype/fonts-gujr-extra/aakar-medium.ttf"

0024:fixme:font:get_outline_text_metrics failed to read full_nameW for font L"Ani"!

0024:fixme:font:get_outline_text_metrics failed to read full_nameW for font L"Ani"!

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

0024:fixme:gdiplus:GdipGetLineSpacing ignoring style

Unhandled Exception:

System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: No valid icon entry were found.

at System.Drawing.Icon.InitFromStreamWithSize (System.IO.Stream stream, System.Int32 width, System.Int32 height) [0x001f3] in <4e5326be950f45168a17e3e7e065db24>:0

at System.Drawing.Icon..ctor (System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo info, System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext context) [0x00095] in <4e5326be950f45168a17e3e7e065db24>:0

at (wrapper managed-to-native) System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.InternalInvoke(System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo,object,object[],System.Exception&)

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.InternalInvoke (System.Object obj, System.Object[] parameters, System.Boolean wrapExceptions) [0x00005] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

--- End of inner exception stack trace ---

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.InternalInvoke (System.Object obj, System.Object[] parameters, System.Boolean wrapExceptions) [0x0001a] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.DoInvoke (System.Object obj, System.Reflection.BindingFlags invokeAttr, System.Reflection.Binder binder, System.Object[] parameters, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture) [0x00086] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.Invoke (System.Object obj, System.Reflection.BindingFlags invokeAttr, System.Reflection.Binder binder, System.Object[] parameters, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture) [0x0002f] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.MethodBase.Invoke (System.Object obj, System.Object[] parameters) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.SerializationInvoke (System.Object target, System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo info, System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext context) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectManager.CompleteISerializableObject (System.Object obj, System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo info, System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext context) [0x00059] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectManager.FixupSpecialObject (System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectHolder holder) [0x00088] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectManager.DoFixups () [0x0005a] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.ObjectReader.Deserialize (System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.__BinaryParser serParser, System.Boolean fCheck, System.Boolean isCrossAppDomain, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMethodCallMessage methodCallMessage) [0x00077] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Boolean fCheck, System.Boolean isCrossAppDomain, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMethodCallMessage methodCallMessage) [0x000a2] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Boolean fCheck, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMethodCallMessage methodCallMessage) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Boolean fCheck) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader.DeserializeObject (System.Int32 typeIndex) [0x00019] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader._LoadObjectV2 (System.Int32 pos, System.Resources.ResourceTypeCode& typeCode) [0x0035b] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader.LoadObjectV2 (System.Int32 pos, System.Resources.ResourceTypeCode& typeCode) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader.LoadObject (System.Int32 pos, System.Resources.ResourceTypeCode& typeCode) [0x00022] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.RuntimeResourceSet.GetObject (System.String key, System.Boolean ignoreCase, System.Boolean isString) [0x000b4] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.RuntimeResourceSet.GetObject (System.String key, System.Boolean ignoreCase) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceManager.GetObject (System.String name, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture, System.Boolean wrapUnmanagedMemStream) [0x00028] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceManager.GetObject (System.String name) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at UnderAsh.Form1.InitializeComponent () [0x0567b] in <00435ae6d6d04f59917c41d474bb2122>:0

at UnderAsh.Form1..ctor () [0x00465] in <00435ae6d6d04f59917c41d474bb2122>:0

at (wrapper remoting-invoke-with-check) UnderAsh.Form1..ctor()

at UnderAsh.Program.Main (System.String[] args) [0x0000b] in <00435ae6d6d04f59917c41d474bb2122>:0

[ERROR] FATAL UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: No valid icon entry were found.

at System.Drawing.Icon.InitFromStreamWithSize (System.IO.Stream stream, System.Int32 width, System.Int32 height) [0x001f3] in <4e5326be950f45168a17e3e7e065db24>:0

at System.Drawing.Icon..ctor (System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo info, System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext context) [0x00095] in <4e5326be950f45168a17e3e7e065db24>:0

at (wrapper managed-to-native) System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.InternalInvoke(System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo,object,object[],System.Exception&)

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.InternalInvoke (System.Object obj, System.Object[] parameters, System.Boolean wrapExceptions) [0x00005] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

--- End of inner exception stack trace ---

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.InternalInvoke (System.Object obj, System.Object[] parameters, System.Boolean wrapExceptions) [0x0001a] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.DoInvoke (System.Object obj, System.Reflection.BindingFlags invokeAttr, System.Reflection.Binder binder, System.Object[] parameters, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture) [0x00086] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.Invoke (System.Object obj, System.Reflection.BindingFlags invokeAttr, System.Reflection.Binder binder, System.Object[] parameters, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture) [0x0002f] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.MethodBase.Invoke (System.Object obj, System.Object[] parameters) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Reflection.RuntimeConstructorInfo.SerializationInvoke (System.Object target, System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo info, System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext context) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectManager.CompleteISerializableObject (System.Object obj, System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo info, System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext context) [0x00059] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectManager.FixupSpecialObject (System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectHolder holder) [0x00088] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.ObjectManager.DoFixups () [0x0005a] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.ObjectReader.Deserialize (System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.__BinaryParser serParser, System.Boolean fCheck, System.Boolean isCrossAppDomain, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMethodCallMessage methodCallMessage) [0x00077] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Boolean fCheck, System.Boolean isCrossAppDomain, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMethodCallMessage methodCallMessage) [0x000a2] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Boolean fCheck, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMethodCallMessage methodCallMessage) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler, System.Boolean fCheck) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.HeaderHandler handler) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Deserialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader.DeserializeObject (System.Int32 typeIndex) [0x00019] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader._LoadObjectV2 (System.Int32 pos, System.Resources.ResourceTypeCode& typeCode) [0x0035b] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader.LoadObjectV2 (System.Int32 pos, System.Resources.ResourceTypeCode& typeCode) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceReader.LoadObject (System.Int32 pos, System.Resources.ResourceTypeCode& typeCode) [0x00022] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.RuntimeResourceSet.GetObject (System.String key, System.Boolean ignoreCase, System.Boolean isString) [0x000b4] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.RuntimeResourceSet.GetObject (System.String key, System.Boolean ignoreCase) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceManager.GetObject (System.String name, System.Globalization.CultureInfo culture, System.Boolean wrapUnmanagedMemStream) [0x00028] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at System.Resources.ResourceManager.GetObject (System.String name) [0x00000] in <7713cb95b33244ed9608bf0b23fbdce9>:0

at UnderAsh.Form1.InitializeComponent () [0x0567b] in <00435ae6d6d04f59917c41d474bb2122>:0

at UnderAsh.Form1..ctor () [0x00465] in <00435ae6d6d04f59917c41d474bb2122>:0

at (wrapper remoting-invoke-with-check) UnderAsh.Form1..ctor()

at UnderAsh.Program.Main (System.String[] args) [0x0000b] in <00435ae6d6d04f59917c41d474bb2122>:0could

07/26/2020 21:11:32 CEST

[HELP] Xbox 360 Controller With Euro/American Truck Simulator

Hello! I recently switched to Pop!_OS and I'm loving it so far. I have an Xbox 360 wired controller that works and runs fine (with xpad installed) but whenever I play games such as Euro Truck Simulator 2 or American Truck Simulator, both bumpers and the right stick aren't being detected. I was wondering if anyone else had this issue and could help me out as well. I wanted to make the switch to Linux permanent and not have to resort back to Windows just to play these two games. Thanks for the help in advance!

07/26/2020 21:00:33 CEST

invisible text one menu borderlands 2. Is there a way for me toget/ replace fonts?

Hi all, wine newbie here. I have the epic version of borderlands 2 and the pre-sequel. Everything works and shows up, except in the orange dialog boxes. So like looking for shift friends, or signing up for a shift account or entering my username is all blank. Anyone know of a fix? I am assuming I don't have whatever font that uses. Is there a way for me to know what font I need or to try to force a known font for all missing fonts in general on wine?

I'm on mint 20 win wine 5.0.1 if it matters


07/26/2020 19:26:27 CEST

Need a little help for my first try of gaming on Linux

Hey! I need some help to get my laptop run on Linux (Manjaro) My laptop is a Asus ROG gl753ve with a I7 Intel Core i7-7700HQ @ 8x 3.8GHz, a Nvidia 1050ti 4gig (and an Intel Integrated Grphics) and 8 gig of DDR4 RAM. Currently, my laptop is running Manjaro 20 (Lysia) runing KDE with Steam comming pre-installed. When I try to run a Linux native game (Saint Row 4) I get the game running at 8fps in High settings. I installed Bumblebee to get Optimus running, I also tried to install the Steam Native package and I tried to get the game running through Lutris. When I launch the game from the game folder, the result is the same.

Also, when I run a Windows game through Proton 5.X the game doesn't launch and I don't know why. In my htop I see the Wineservice.exe and some other \.exe* services runing for a few seconds and the they stop.

07/26/2020 19:26:17 CEST

Minerva: Metastasis native installation guide updated
URL: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=754991349
07/26/2020 19:01:10 CEST

Playing Twitch Games

I have a bunch of free games from Twitch. Is there anyway I can download and play them on Linux.

I know theres that one project that lets you install epic store games on Linux. Anything similar for twitch?

07/26/2020 18:58:03 CEST

Proton-5.9-GE-4-ST Released (15 hours ago)


GloriousEggroll released this 15 hours ago 0 commits to master since this release

Hi all,
This is just an update to the stable branch that brings more game-specific fixes backported:

Death Stranding patches backported, works with nvidia or amdvlk (not working on RADV yet)

Borderlands 3 now works in DX12 mode (may occasionally crash on 'optimizing shaders' when first loading the game)

Borderlands 3 -notexturestreaming option added to protonfixes to allow less stutter in DX11 mode.

DmC 5 Skill videos now play in the Customization menu

Assetto Corsa Competizione fix backported (may fix stutter in other games also): wine-mirror/wine@3078f10

Staging hotfix applied to correlate with Assetto fix: wine-staging/wine-staging@8402c95

rFactor 2 fix backported: wine-mirror/wine@60c8c78

Minor bug fix in warframe controller detection hack

Upstream build system mingw changes backported

vkd3d updated to use vkd3d-proton

dxvk updated

07/26/2020 17:56:01 CEST

GPU in windows drawing way more power causing higher temps after tinkering with powerup and corectrl in linux

So I have this weird issue. This may not be the best place for this post (I have also posted in tech support thread), but I am posting it on different subreddits for help. I currently have PopOS installed on an external SSD as I'm trying to move from Windows to Linux. I still use windows for some programs and games that I have. The issue I have is that I installed powerupp and corectrl and fiddled around with my gpu settings (I have a sapphire nitro+ 5700xt), as I do in windows via wattman. From what I understand, powerup and corectrl use profiles, the same as Wattman and afterburner do.

My settings in Wattman/Afterburner in windows are:
GPU Clock 2050mhz (2000mhz consistent in games)
Voltage: 1080mhz
Memory Clock: 1820 (or 910)mhz
Power limit increase +50%

In Linux I get a consistent 1910mhz, default 1750 memory (875mhz), limit voltage to 1080mv and I set my power draw to max 200W. Temps/performance are fine here.

While gaming in Windows my hot spot temp would be sub 90 degrees or very low 90s. My power draw would be hovering close to 200W. This was ideal for me.

Now in Linux, I understand things work differently and I have different settings. BUT, the issue is that now when I boot back into windows to play games, my GPU power draw is going to 220W+ regardless of my settings, increasing my hot spot temperature way over 90 and close to 100 degrees. I haven't changed my windows settings and I have no idea why the power draw increased. I have the same clock speed, same fan settings, same memory clock speed and same max voltage limit, but my GPU is still drawing way more power. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling drivers in windows, removed GPU from the system, turned the system on/off and then reconnected GPU, flipping to a different GPU bios (has an onboard switch).

Does anyone have any idea how to fix this? I'm at a total loss, and I'm a rather linux newb. I haven't seen this issue anywhere else on any forums. Any help would be appreciated.

07/26/2020 16:41:09 CEST

PCSX2 (PlayStation2 emulator) Q2 2020 Progress Report: 64-bit support in-progress, backports from Dobiestation, title-specific hacks removed, macOS support underway, Windows 7 &amp; 8 support dropped, etc.
URL: https://pcsx2.net/295-q2-2020-progress-report.html
07/26/2020 16:22:57 CEST

There is higher latency with online video games, how would I solve this?

Compared to Windows, on Linux using Wine, I am playing Halo 1. This game is running very smoothly. However, when I am playing campaign mode, it has higher latency (the character would move around abruptly) compared to when I am playing it naively on Windows on the exact same computer using the exact same wifi adapter.

I have used Linux Mint in live ISO and it worked fine, but with EndeavourOS (based on Arch-Linux), it seems to have this issue.

I am using fsync. Does anyone have an idea as to why this is happening?

I have done speed tests and I am getting pretty much the same amount of speed.

07/26/2020 15:46:18 CEST

Discord doesn't recognise Proton-installed games as the same game (for invitations, etc.)


As mentioned in the title, Discord doesn't recognise Proton-installed games as their Windows counterparts for invitations, etc. i.e. in Deep Rock Galactic.

Has anyone solved this issue? It makes it a pain for dealing with Discord invitations (you have to request them to send you a separate Steam invite).

07/26/2020 15:35:53 CEST

Weekly Tech-Support Thread for July 26, 2020: Ask your tech-support questions in this thread please

When asking for help, include as much information as you can. Give us details to work with. Your specs, distro, drivers and software versions, logs and terminal output. The more you give us, the easier it is to help.

Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

If you see a new tech-support related question posted in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

Ask away!

07/26/2020 15:33:20 CEST

The ultimate Linux gaming experience? (Pc build and OS setup plan)

I have been having some issues with my current Linux gaming setup that force me to dual boot. Right now my setup has:

2x 980ti in SLI, SLI doesn't work on Linux. This has forced me to play games that support SLI on Windows.

Dual monitors (Main 165 Hz, secondary 60 Hz), different refresh rates and only Gsync support on the main monitor. Running Xorg means I cannot enable Gsync while the secondary monitor is enabled, and it also introduces a lot of screen tearing on the secondary monitor because of the difference in refresh rate. I have bypassed this by using a Raspberry Pi 4 to run the secondary monitor, connected through Pulseaudio via network for sound and Barrier (fork of Synergy) for keyboard and mouse control. This setup is very hacky and not ideal.

Fixing the SLI issue is pretty easy: Get a new GPU that outperforms two 980 Tis.

The monitor problem is the real challenge: The obvious solution would be to switch over to Wayland here, as the Sway Window Manager supports Variable Refresh Rate on multi-monitor setups. Nvidia on Wayland is a terrible experience that doesn't even work on Sway, so I'd have to go with an AMD GPU. This means I will be waiting for RDNA2 (Big Navi) and buy the flagship card of that generation. Also I'd need to buy a Freesync monitor and sell my current one, but that's fine.

On paper this all sounds great, but how is the experience gaming on Sway, has anyone tried it? I've heard that Wayland compositors usually have high input lag, would that be a problem here? Are there any other issues I am unaware of? Wine/Proton applications misbehaving on Xwayland for instance? I really hope this would work nicely so that I never have to touch Windows ever again.


Would a gaming setup with:

Flagship RDNA2 card

Sway (because of Wayland) ((On Arch BTW))

be ideal?

Sorry for the long and rambling post.

07/26/2020 11:45:57 CEST

Hi, I'm an indie game developer, I've published a downhill racing game, if you could try it I would be grateful, any tip or feedback is really very appreciated, thank you very much!!!
URL: https://unitechgamesentertainment.itch.io/cyclingrace
07/26/2020 11:37:53 CEST

WhatsApp for Windows executable thinks I am running as admin instead of standard user, therefore it refuses to install

I am trying to install WhatsApp for Windows https://www.whatsapp.com/download/

I ran the following commands to setup up my wine bottle.


Then I set it to Windows 10.

WINEPREFIX= WINEFSYNC=1 winetricks vb6run vcrun6 wsh57 corefonts


And then I get this error message:


Is there some setting I need to change or something?

07/26/2020 11:11:17 CEST

If you are interested in Fall guys...
07/26/2020 10:31:53 CEST

Keyboard disconnecting when starting games (x-post from /steamplay)
URL: /r/SteamPlay/comments/hy37u8/keyboard_disconnecting_when_starting_games/
07/26/2020 10:15:30 CEST

Epic Games Store on Linux?

Is there any way to get Epic Games Store on Linux ? would it be a similar process to getting unreal engine on Linux or completely different?

Would i need something like Lutris to run it or a snap?

Please provided a through explanation on how this would be achievable(if achievable) .

My distro of choice is Ubuntu/Pop_os if that matters

07/26/2020 08:20:59 CEST

How to: Easy Wayland gaming on Arch Linux

Disclaimer: I use an AMD GPU. I also use GNOME.

Installing mutter-performance and gnome-shell-performance from the AUR brings in these two commits:

I installed them with yay, since pamac didn't handle the dependencies correctly.

Now you can disable V-Sync in all your games, enjoy your tear-free experience. It's working well for me in Linux games and Wine games, and it's also fixed some annoying issues in some games around alt tabbing and input.

For example, in some Wine games I had an issue where if my controller was disconnected, I had to restart the game to fix it. That's fixed now. In League of Legends, switching windows could cause problems with input grabbing. That's fixed now as well.

I'm pretty curious to hear about others' experiences using this. I think for everyone else, you should definitely give it a try when GNOME 3.38 drops.

07/26/2020 08:13:42 CEST

Which winetricks packages I must install in the "main" wine prefix to get all games working 100% and do I need to make a separate wine prefix for every game?

Title. Thanks in advance.

07/26/2020 08:10:59 CEST

Playing Wow TBC .exe on wine. Very low FPS .


Recently I wanted to join some friends playing a wow server of the burning crusade.

I followed this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f9vROQJ-9c), and was able to run their .exe provided (https://atlantiss.org/how-to-connect). While playing other mac users are able to get perfectly fine FPS, however I am unable to achieve anything higher than 30, and i'm usually around 10-15.

Those more savvy than i, how can i fix this issue?


07/26/2020 06:32:04 CEST

Installing games from DVDs

I have games on DVDs, all more than six years ago. I install the games with Wine and then try to run them by dubble kicking on them, nothing happens. I added the games to Lutris and chose Wine as runner. Same out come.

I don't need a game specific solution, I need a tutorial or guide on how to proceed when this happens.

I'm not a Linux genius but I understand the basics and willing to learn a lot.

07/26/2020 02:47:39 CEST

Dead Cells crashing

I have Dead Cells on my fedora 32 workstation install and it has been really crashy since I got the Bad Seed DLC. Anyone else experiencing this? I tried verifying the file integrity. I'm also having difficulty finding a crash log. Journalctl basically just says the game crashed.

07/25/2020 22:20:19 CEST

Europa Universalis 4 won't start

I'm trying to run EU4 in Wine via Lutris, but the game won't fully start. When I run it, the title screen will come up and stay up for a while, but then it cuts to black when the music starts playing and the menu is supposed to appear. The cursor does change to the in-game cursor after this point, and when I click on something it makes a sound and changes to the in-game hourglass cursor. This makes me suspect that it's some sort of graphical glitch or missing graphics library, but I'm new to gaming on Wine, so I don't have any clue what it could be or how to fix it. Does anyone have any ideas?

I know EU4 has Linux support on Steam, but I already bought the Windows executable version a few years ago, and I don't want to re-buy a game I already own.

07/25/2020 22:06:38 CEST

[Guide] Use Nexus Vortex or another mod manager in your default Wine prefix to manage Steam Proton games.

Just in case anyone here wanted to know how to manage all Steam Proton game mods through one Nexus installation (or another mod manager, but Nexus Vortex works very well in Wine), there's a pretty simple way to do it if you understand how to make symlinks. This will allow you to only need to install Nexus Vortex in your default Wine prefix, and then just load it up whenever you need to manage your Proton games, without having to install it in each separate Proton game's Wine prefix.

First, make symlinks from a non-hidden Games folder to the actual game folders in your Steam Proton prefixes:

~/Games/Fallout New Vegas   -> /home/$USER/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Fallout New Vegas/
~/Games/Skyrim          -> /home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Skyrim Special Edition


Then, create symlinks from your native Linux ~/My Documents/My Games folder to the respective folder in your steam prefixes:

~/My Documents/My Games/FalloutNV               -> /home/$USER/.steam/steam/steamapps/compatdata/22380/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/My Documents/My Games/FalloutNV
~/My Documents/My Games/Skyrim Special Edition      -> /home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/489830/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/My Documents/My Games/Skyrim Special Edition


And finally, create symlinks from your default Wine prefix's Local Settings/Application folder to the respective folders in the Steam Proton prefix's same folder:

~/.wine/drive_c/users/$USER/Local Settings/Application Data/FalloutNV           -> /home/$USER/.steam/steam/steamapps/compatdata/22380/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/Local Settings/Application Data/FalloutNV
~/.wine/drive_c/users/$USER/Local Settings/Application Data/Skyrim Special Edition  -> /home/$USER/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/489830/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/Local Settings/Application Data/Skyrim Special Edition


If done correctly you should have symbolic links set up like so for all the games that Nexus Vortex (or another mod manager) can manage: https://i.imgur.com/L3EZGC1.png

It would be relatively simple probably to make a bash script that automates this tbh but I'm lazy.

If you're not good with a terminal, the file manager you use should have an option to create symlinks, or an option to show an option to create symlinks. Then you can just right click a file and choose create symlink, which works just like a shortcut in Windows that you can drag to wherever you'd like, and which Linux basically treats as if it were the original file it's pointing to in the location the original file is stored in.

There could be a guide like this elsewhere but I put in the elbow grease to do this for myself and figured it might help someone else who might be confused like I was.

07/25/2020 22:03:36 CEST

Dota For Fun #5
URL: /r/DotA2/comments/hxsaay/dota_for_fun_5/
07/25/2020 21:46:43 CEST

How can I prevent my TTYs/boot screen from appearing on my HMD?
URL: /r/archlinux/comments/hxruj3/how_can_i_prevent_my_ttysboot_screen_from/
07/25/2020 20:44:20 CEST

Integrated vs. dedicated GPU performace


Can anyone help with integrated and dedicated GPU in Manjaro Linux and 5.4 kernel? When I run glxgears with integrated video and propietary drivers (Radeon Vega on Ryzen 5) I have 5700 frames. But when I launch glxgears with DRI_PRIME=1 (Radeon RX560X) (amdgpu) , I had only 1070 frames. Why so? I'm trying to play Albion Online with DRI_PRIME=1, and at the first I have 50-70 fps, but after 5-10 minutes it falls to 5-15 fps. Can someone help me?

$ env vblank_mode=0 glxgears
ATTENTION: default value of option vblank_mode overridden by environment. 
5585 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1116.885 FPS 
5763 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1152.574 FPS 
5770 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1153.964 FPS 
5739 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1147.705 FPS 
5761 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1152.054 FPS 
5735 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1146.976 FPS

$ env vblank_mode=0 DRI_PRIME=1 glxgears 
ATTENTION: default value of option vblank_mode overridden by environment. 
1034 frames in 5.0 seconds = 206.706 FPS 
1071 frames in 5.0 seconds = 214.077 FPS 
1070 frames in 5.0 seconds = 213.843 FPS 
1070 frames in 5.0 seconds = 213.982 FPS 
1069 frames in 5.0 seconds = 213.761 FPS 
1068 frames in 5.0 seconds = 213.548 FPS

$ DRI_PRIME=1 glxinfo | grep "OpenGL renderer" 
OpenGL renderer string: Radeon RX 560 Series (POLARIS11, DRM 3.35.0, 5.4.52-1-MANJARO, LLVM 10.0.0) 
$ glxinfo | grep "OpenGL renderer" 
OpenGL renderer string: AMD RAVEN (DRM 3.35.0, 5.4.52-1-MANJARO, LLVM 10.0.0) 

$ xrandr --listproviders 
Providers: number : 2 
Provider 0: id: 0x55 cap: 0xf, Source Output, Sink Output, Source Offload, Sink Offload crtcs: 4 outputs: 2 associated providers: 1 name:Unknown AMD Radeon GPU @ pci:0000:05:00.0 
Provider 1: id: 0x84 cap: 0xf, Source Output, Sink Output, Source Offload, Sink Offload crtcs: 5 outputs: 0 associated providers: 1 name:Radeon RX 560 Series @ pci:0000:01:00.0

After I reinstalled manjaro with open source drivers I have more acceptable numbers, but dedicated video still making less FPS than integrated. Can anybody tell me why so?

$ env vblank_mode=0 glxgears
ATTENTION: default value of option vblank_mode overridden by environment.
26313 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5262.560 FPS
36266 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7253.196 FPS
33439 frames in 5.0 seconds = 6687.791 FPS
28340 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5667.981 FPS
26361 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5272.119 FPS
29532 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5906.286 FPS
25511 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5102.113 FPS
24526 frames in 5.0 seconds = 4905.064 FPS
26320 frames in 5.0 seconds = 5263.972 FPS
30264 frames in 5.0 seconds = 6052.690 FPS

$ DRI_PRIME=1 env vblank_mode=0 glxgears
ATTENTION: default value of option vblank_mode overridden by environment.
18874 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3773.235 FPS
19299 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3859.729 FPS
19366 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3873.185 FPS
19335 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3866.881 FPS
19398 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3879.583 FPS
19341 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3868.135 FPS
19387 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3877.364 FPS
19374 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3874.145 FPS
19405 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3880.906 FPS
07/25/2020 20:27:33 CEST

Csgo screen tearing!

Hey i have kind of bad laptop but at least csgo works just fine on windows now I tired it on linux and i have bad screen tearing what should i do ?

07/25/2020 19:53:48 CEST

Operation Stealth (1990) supported by ScummVM!
URL: https://github.com/scummvm/scummvm/pull/2365
07/25/2020 19:48:32 CEST

Wine packages website is unavailable

I downloaded PlayOnMac on my 2015 MacBook Air when I try to use wine I get that message. My Mac is currently using Mojave version 10.14.6. And idk how or if I can fix this issue. Any help would be appreciated.

07/25/2020 19:29:06 CEST

What linux does someodinarygamers use?

I want to know what linux he uses cuz of safety purposes i just started watching him 1-2 months and im into a lot of his virus investigation videos and it reccomended me one of his video about zoom and he said he was using linux so i want to know pls tell if you know.

07/25/2020 18:28:54 CEST

[Guide][Experimental] Deduplication for your Wine prefixes


Disclaimer: I am no storage specialist and it will show. Please forego this guide if you lack experience working on Linux environments, and even in the case you do, this is an experimental pet-project thing. I will sympathize but will NOT take responsibility if your data takes the high road.

Some days ago, answering a new user worried about the storage costs of Valve's Proton, which arise all the same with the regular Wine pattern of usage (one prefix -bottle- per application), I came to consider deduplication as a technology for which this predicament may lend itself particularly well.

Indeed, various Proton/Wine prefixes for different applications are largely made from the very same files down to the hash, replicated over and over in an effort to isolate the runtime environment and stabilize it to the particular setup that allows the Windows program to function most nominally.

As I adventured and enjoyed myself gaming on Linux, I couldn't help but notice awkwardly the ever growing size the Wine experience was taking on my storage all around.

Eventually these days, I managed to shake off enough laziness to look into the matter and find something other than "storage is so cheap these days!!" (depends where and for who).

Into the matter

I almost immediately set myself onto deduplication. Linux Gaming, though it has come a very long way from where it was some years ago, still has enough hiccups and occasional breakage that putting everything into a single Wine bottle appears not ideal at the moment.

There are much better write up on this than mine but essentially, deduplication is technique by which one avoids writing twice on the device data that is identical bit-for-bit.

Essentially, when you have 2 directories, which each contain a "foo.file" that is exactly the same file. However, since it is in different directories, the file system considers it two different entities and will write it twice in two separate place on your storage device.

Here comes deduplication: It will store ONLY ONE copy "foo.file", and for all other occurrences of this file, as long as there strictly identical to this unique copy, they will simply reference the initial file. If "foo.file" in the second directory is modified, then it becomes its own unique data and is consequently written to the storage device.

The advantage is obvious from a storage PoV: you can have thousands of copies of "foo.file", and they'll only effectively take as much space as 1 one of them, as long as they're all absolutely similar, down to the bits!

However, in other to achieve this, most implementations rely on in-memory data structures that have to consulted each time something is written on the disk: they are consulted every time something is to be read or written on disk. These additional lookups and comparisons incur memory and compute costs that are common warnings through all implementations.


As a matter of rule, deduplication is a feature that you'll NOT want to enable.

It is only suitable for specific scenarios and needs careful configuration and planning. I'm only toying with it now as an experiment and to test its long-term viability for "home" scenarios. *Do NOT go enable this on your /boot, /, or /home !!! * (or any place where you have precious data you cannot afford to loose).

If you have < 16 GB or RAM, I'd advise not to consider this write-up any further in a precautionary approach.

It is however common to consider it for backups and virtual machine storage. And even then, a careful risks vs rewards ratio must be evaluated.

  • Deduplication WILL take more RAM & CPU on all read/write operations
  • Deduplication WILL make deleting data slow
  • The more data you have, the more the above will be true

* If there are terms or explanations

Deduplication can be implemented "Offline": You write data and then you run a tool on your data to actually remove undue duplicates and reference only one copy. Or "Inline": It happens as you are writing the data to the filesystem.

I was mainly looking for some equilibrium between low maintenance and reliability, so I focused on inline implementations.

Looking into what implementations were out there, I came up with this reduced list:

  • ZFS: Is well established and known, and has been working on its deduplication implementation since nearly a decade.
  • BTRFS: Is well established but the "inline" deduplication feature is more recent and would be less battered than ZFS, in addition to still being highly experimental.
  • VDO: A proprietary module nudging itself just on top of the block device, below Filesystems or LVM. Bought and Open Source by Redhat.
  • SDFS: A implementation developed by OpenDedup, a company selling professional services on top of their Open Source deduplication and compression oriented filesystem.

I won't go into a lengthy exploration of each of these: I've considered each of them but eventually decided for ZFS as it appears more popular and thus benefited from more testing/debugging and a wider helping community.

If you're still reading go do your backups NOW!.

Did you do them? No you didn't right? Well your problem...


So now, we have the Proton compatdata folder which contains all the different Proton prefixes for each Windows native games the user ever launched with Proton. We surmise heavy data duplication within that directory and want to do something about it.


Arch Linux 5.7.7-zen1-1-zen 64-bit Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor RAM: 31,3 GiB

sudo du -hs compatdata/ 14G /.../steamapps/compatdata/


Packages (for Arch Linux)

  • Install zfs-dkms or whatever package on your distribution that allows you leverage DKMS. Note: You may want to install a proper linux-zfs kernel, since DKMS means the module may break with later kernels and you may be left unable to mount your filesystem


Setting up the filesystem

ZFS parlance incurs pools and datasets. A pool is basically your equivalent of your LVM volume group. It aggregates one or more Virtual Device(s) (vdev) - than can of course be physical - into one "pool" of storage.

Datasets are further divisions on the top of storage pools, but they are not strictly necessary.

For my experiment I just went with: ``` sudo modprobe zfs sudo lvcreate --name lv_zfs_vd -L24g vg_DATA # This is the vdev on top of which I'm setting up the ZFS pool sudo mkdir /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp # This is the mountpoint of our ZFS filesystem sudo zpool create -m /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/ zfs_dedup_exp /dev/mapper/vg_DATA_R0-lv_zfs_vd0 -- mountpoint^ pool name^ vdev supporting the pool^


zpool status
pool: zfs_dedup_exp state: ONLINE scan: none requested config:

NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM zfs_dedup_exp ONLINE 0 0 0 vg_DATA_R0-lv_zfs_vd0 ONLINE 0 0 0

errors: No known data errors

The pool is now created an mounted as the sole "root" dataset on the mountpoint.

zpool list

Listing datasets:

zfs list
NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT zfs_dedup_exp 408K 22,8G 96K /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/

Evaluating deduplication worthiness

Oracle has a very good documentation on this: https://www.oracle.com/technical-resources/articles/it-infrastructure/admin-o11-113-size-zfs-dedup.html

It is basically what I applied.

First is copy the data you want deduplicated on the ZFS pool/dataset on which you'd like to later enable deduplication. And then run heuristics on it so that you can get an ideal of expect yields:

cd /.../steamapps/
find compatdata/ -print0 | sudo cpio -pm0vd /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/  # a simple cp -r is good enough though
sudo zdb -S zfs_dedup_exp                                        

Simulated DDT histogram:

bucket allocated referenced


1    20.5K   1.93G   1.93G   1.94G    20.5K   1.93G   1.93G   1.94G
2    9.78K    954M    954M    960M    21.9K   2.09G   2.09G   2.10G
4    5.68K    516M    516M    519M    28.3K   2.37G   2.37G   2.39G
8      983   74.9M   74.9M   75.8M    10.6K    736M    736M    746M

16 2.23K 262M 262M 263M 41.3K 4.70G 4.70G 4.70G 32 183 15.3M 15.3M 15.5M 6.82K 557M 557M 564M 64 24 2.53M 2.53M 2.54M 2.28K 245M 245M 246M 128 2 3K 3K 8K 375 562K 562K 1.46M 256 2 3K 3K 8K 793 1.16M 1.16M 3.10M 512 3 131K 131K 136K 1.98K 85.2M 85.2M 88.6M 4K 1 1.50K 1.50K 4K 7.89K 11.8M 11.8M 31.6M 8K 1 1.50K 1.50K 4K 8.18K 12.3M 12.3M 32.7M Total 39.4K 3.71G 3.71G 3.73G 151K 12.7G 12.7G 12.8G

dedup = 3.43, compress = 1.00, copies = 1.01, dedup * compress / copies = 3.40

According to the above document, under and equal to 1.00 dedup ratio are simply not worth it. I've seen mentioned elsewhere that below 10.00 and being on SSD storage, dedup isn't worth it.

However, we're experimenting and following the documentation, so with dedup ratio or 3.43, we should see SOME space savings. Now it's time to guess exactly how far ZFS lives up to its RAM-eater legend.

The doc proposes a simple calculation to try and evaluate how much RAM will be needed for the Deduplication tables in-memory:

In-core DDT size (39.4K) x 320 bytes per entry = 12.9 MB of memory is required. 

If this is true, it is quite affordable isn't it? Especially if it saves us 2/3 of the space the data is taking right now.

Now to perform the operation itself.

Enabling deduplication

Deduplication works at ZFS pool level. All the datasets inside a pool are equally subjected to it. Be careful if you have datasets in the pool for which deduplication is not recommended: you WILL loose performance and resources doing that.

Now enabling deduplication itself couldn't be simplier, but there are a few considerations to take into account: Deduplication only work on data added AFTER it is activated. So we'll need to copy the data around again: sudo rm -rf /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/compatdata/ sudo zfs set dedup=on zfs_dedup_exp cd /.../steamapps/ find compatdata/ -print0 | sudo cpio -pm0vd /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/ # a simple cp -r is good enough though


zpool list NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CKPOINT EXPANDSZ FRAG CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT zfs_dedup_exp 23,5G 3,87G 19,6G - - 4% 16% 3.43x ONLINE -

df -h /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on zfs_dedup_exp 32G 13G 19G 41% /mnt/zfs_dedup_exp

So the results are that although there is 13-14GB worth of "flat" data, deduplication makes it so that at the vdev level, we're only using 3.87GB of storage, which is more than appropriate as far as space saving goes.

From df pov, the data still occupies 13GB worth of space, but it's the filesystem itself which is reported bigger than it actually is (32G instead of 23,5G).

During the transfer, I saw RAM usage go from 12.5 GB to 14 GB, though I cannot quantify how much of that is the deduplication and how much of that is ZFS + Kernel own cache mechanisms.

As far as performance goes, testing on a non-ZFS filesystem vs ZFS filesystem with deduplication enabled both backed by the same vdevice, I cannot say I've observed significant read or write degradation though my testing methodology may very well be flawed:

sudo dd if=/dev/urandom of=/mnt/zfs_dedup_exp/test.file bs=1G count=1 iflag=fullblock oflag=direct 1+0 records in 1+0 records out

1073741824 octets (1,1 GB, 1,0 GiB) copied, 19,4061 s, 55,3 MB/s

sudo dd if=/dev/urandom of=/.../steamapps/compatdata/test.file bs=1G count=1 iflag=fullblock oflag=direct 1+0 records in 1+0 records out 1073741824 octets (1,1 GB, 1,0 GiB) copied, 19,7417 s, 54,4 MB/s

Thoughts and flames welcome. I expect I've done major mistakes throughout this as many more knowledgeable storage specialists/hobbyists will tell me, but the space savings look a bit too good here to not keep toying with this for some while.

07/25/2020 18:28:24 CEST

Need help debugging a Cricket 19 (in proton)

Hey guys,
I don't know whether this is the right forum to ask, but there seems to be no activity in the [steam issue]([https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/issues/2948] for the game I'm trying out (Cricket 19 : protondb).

I have a Ryzen 3700x, RX 5700XT, Arch with latest stable mesa (20.3.1) installed.

When I try launching the game, it says No compatible graphics device found. Minimum DirectX 11 graphics device is required!. But when I try to launch the game in a Virtual Desktop (which I guess proxies the window's GPU calls through a wine library), the game launches without any complaints but is stuck in a black screen. Other logs can been seen attached in that github issue.

I really want to make this game work and am ready to get my hands dirty. I just need help/directions regarding where I can start.

Thanks in advance

07/25/2020 18:26:57 CEST

Heavily Modded Steam Skyrim (MO1) with CrossOver

I'd like to share the steps that we came up with to get MO1 and Steam Skyrim working specifically with FNIS.

This may or may not work for you as they have quite an old instance of Mod Organizer. They actually had the latest MO2 on their Windows box before they migrated, but luckily they kept a copy of their MO1.

They were a Windows user but got royally ticked off with the 2004 update which turned their box into CPU/disk IO blackhole.

I'm absolutely blown away by Steam Proton, every game we have tried has worked either natively or via Proton (sometimes with a few tweaks). Personally I've been playing on a Windows box which I brought ~3 years ago and treat like a console, but I going to jump myself after helping out with this migration.

So they are running Linux Mint 20 on a i7, GTX1070 with the 440 drivers installed via "Driver Manager". They are using CrossOver 19 for Linux.

Just a few things to cover.

They could not get Lutris working. They tried the version from the PPA and it would just hang when unpacking FOSE. This also happened when they tried the install file from RockerBacon's github and from the bug tracker it looked like its some issue with Lutris.

They used CrossOver as they decided to support the Wine project by buying CrossOver, but I can't see no reason why native Wine 5 and Winetricks won't work. Keep in mind that you can now install Winetricks via apt and update it with winetricks --self-update.

We could not get any version of MO2 working. We tried various guides online including older versions (I think, they would start FNIS, but when generating the actions they would not detect any of the mods (there were over 200 odd of them).

Many apologies for not listing any of the sources. We went through so many guides and they were really helpful, but I lost track of what worked and what didn't.

The main trick is to install everything into a single bottle/prefix. So this will mean you will have to stop your native Steam client when you start the one in the bottle.

Actual Instructions

If possible make a save of any racemenu presets. It might be just their copy, but they had to reload the preset for their character.

Install Steam in CrossOver, this will do everything for you including creating the bottle (its Win64).

Right click on the bottle and install "DXVK"

Right click on the bottle and install "Visual C++ 2015-2019 (64bit)"

Right click on the bottle and install "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0"

Right click on the bottle and install "Xact Engine 2010"

In the Steam bottle run Wine Configuration and goto the libraries tab. The add the following overrides (via New drop down menu):

  • x3daudio1_6
  • x3daudio1_7
  • xaudio2_6
  • xaudio2_7

Launch Steam via CrossOver. I recommend closing it once and relaunching before installing Skyrim and SKSE via Steam.

Start Skyrim once and it will detect your graphics settings and then close it.

Copy the backup of the Mod Organizer (MO) folder from the Windows into the bottle. They used to have it installed on:

D:/Program Files (x86)/Mod Organizer

But we just copied it into:

./cxoffice/Steam/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Mod Organizer

Copy the contents of FNIS tools into the Skyrim data directory:

./cxoffice/Steam/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Steam/steamapps/common/skyrim/Data/tools

This should now contain:

  • GenerateFNIS_for_Modders
  • GenerateFNIS_for_Users

Launch MO via CrossOver, close it and launch again (seems a bit slow the very first time running but fine afterwards).

Edit your FNIS shortcut and pick the path of where you installed MO and your FNIS tools.

Launch FNIS and if everything has worked you can now generate, check consistency and then finally launch Skyrim via MO SKSE.

Slight Issues

As noted at the start of the instructions they had to reload the preset for racemenu for their toon. Luckily they had one saved. I think this is due to them going from MO2 to MO1. Skyrim complained that the SKSE version did not match the one in the save and would reset everything to default, so you might need to do some tweaking of mod configs. So far they have played over 4 hours and have only needed to reload their racemenu prefix that one time.

It was a bit sluggish initially with some black NPC skins but that went away after maybe 15 mins so I think Wine was generating its resources.

07/25/2020 18:25:21 CEST

WiFi + Bluetooth coexistence


While everyone is hyped about Proton improving DX12/EAC support or LTT promoting linux i would like to address more basic issue..

I wonder, is there a distro with working WiFi + Bluetooth coexistence? Yeap, you read right..

Internet is full of this for several years and for whatever reason it's not fixed in Ubuntu without any explanation. It's a problem with wifi drivers? (apparently linux drivers support coexistence) or it's a problem somewhere else. Maybe driver quality itself is poor or problem lies in linux bluetooth stack? Or is it a deeper problem with kernel? Maybe it's only specific to Ubuntu configuration/packaging? No answers and solutions anywhere..

Meanwhile i have a new desktop computer with different hardware (previously Broadcomm, now Realtek) and guess what? It's still not working in Ubuntu 20.04..

Wifi itself is working properly. Also bluetooth itself semms to work properly. But try to use both and wifi speed will drop down significantly, almost stops to something like 20-50 kb/s. Turn off Bluetooth and it recovers slowly to full speed. So what is your experience? I am personally using BT for XBOX One controller.

In my desktop board ASUS ROG-Strix B-450-I Gaming is build-in Wifi and Bluetooth module from Realtek. It's using kernel module rtw88 - so much i have finded out. But how to enable and get working coexistence like in Windows, good luck with that.. almost zero information on the internet. Issues found online are only related to similar problems with Intel, Broadcomm or Atheros cards, but Realtek is apparently... more rare or something.

So going back to my question, is there a distro with working WiFi + Bluetooth coexistence? Share your experience..


07/25/2020 17:45:55 CEST

Nyrna 1.2 released, simple program to pause games &amp; applications
URL: https://github.com/Merrit/nyrna/releases/tag/v1.2
07/25/2020 17:31:04 CEST

TECH SUPPORT All screens seems to turns in 30fps when started video and wine game

Operating System: Manjaro Linux (also tried Kubuntu and one another distro with kde, all the same)

KDE Plasma Version: 5.19.80 (also tried other older versions, all the same)

KDE Frameworks Version: 5.73.0 (also tried other older versions, all the same)

Qt Version: 5.15.0 (also tried other older versions, all the same)

Kernel Version: 5.7.9-1-mainline-bcachefs (also tried other older versions, all the same)

OS Type: 64-bit

Processors: 12 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core Processor (tried on I5-4460S, all the same)

Memory: 15,6 GiB of RAM

GPU: Nvidia GTX 970 | Driver Version: 450.51 (also tried other older versions, all the same)

Screens: 1 - 1080p(60Hz), 2 - 1440p(144Hz) (It also happens with 1 screen)

When I start video (youtube) in firefox and start game in wine all screens seems turns in 30Hz while MangoHud showd 60+fps. But if I start video on any chromium browser all seems as it should. Also, I found that if I turn https://github.com/matanui159/ReplaySorcery on happens same thing, but OBS don't affect like that.

And there is nothing weird in logs (dmesg and ksystemlog)

As I know ReplaySorcery uses libjpeg-turbo for capturing while OBS hardware acceleration, so...

Any Ideas what's the matter? And how I suppose to fix that?

P.S. Sorry if I put it in a wrong thread, I kind of didn't get how I suppose to post in Tech Support thread

07/25/2020 16:47:18 CEST

If you had Mark Shuttleworth Money, how would you invest it in improving Linux Gaming?

I would have a reverse-engineering foundation where reverse engineering tools would be developed and games would be reverse engineered. The games I would prioritize would be all of the games in the Unreal series because I feel FOSS gaming should have the other big player in Arena FPS, it feels incomplete with just quake though I'm grateful for what John Carmack did. (along with Deus Ex on the Unreal 1 Engine) Then target Far Cry 1 and Crysis series just to answer that age old question "but can it run Crysis?". (it would also make it easier to implement Far Cry 2 and games built around the unreal engine) I would want those reimplemented engines on a BSD license because that technology is so old, I'm not too worried about "embrace, extend and extinguish" and if anything, it will just piss off Tencent even more having people competing with the Unreal Engine 3.0 infrastructure, but at the same time, they would use that code to port Unreal Tournament 1, 2, 2k4 and 3 to newer consoles as a compilation disc and somebody like Modern Vintage Gamer would talk about it explaining how if the engine was GPL licensed, Sony, MS and Nintendo wouldn't let it on their console because they insist in putting DRM in everything and via a halo effect turn console gamers into fans of FOSS and hatters of DRM. (I mean, they already hate always online DRM, but they'll become disenfranchised with console regulations too)

I would also want there to be more game engines that would target nostalgic platforms and gain buzz in the media for being a "new dreamcast game" or "new PS2 game" (thanks to the DVD playback exploit) or "new game for DOS" or "new game for Windows 98" and if there was disc exploit for the OG Xbox "New game for the OG Xbox" while at the same time exporting to contemporary Windows, Mac and Linux and thus making Windows less relevant because say if a new nostalgic game is made a FOSS clone of Unreal Engine 2.5 by say Devolver Digital or 3D Realms, you would be able to get a big box copy and a gog/steam download for those LGR kind of people and a FOSS game project could do the same, sell big box copies of games as swag.

Those tools targeting nostalgic platforms would also give console gamers a ship to jump to in case the ship of their favourite console sink, they all hated the Xbox One always online, but if console makers all cartel to not have physical media in the same generation, console gamers can just make their own Console, the only reason why a lot of them don't like PC gaming is you can't really collect them since steam and that's why they never bough the Steam Machines. But with said tools that target nostalgic platforms, they can just play on their PS2s and Dreamcasts with new games and maybe buy a Raspberry Pi console case that has an optical drive and there would be indie developers compiling for Linux that has both AMD64 and ARM64 binaries and by then, there might be a Raspberry Pi 6, so it would be even faster and would have graphics on the level of the Wii U at least. It would be a re-try of 3DO's idea of universal format gaming like how you didn't need to buy a VHS VCR made by JVC to play VHS tapes and the only reason why it failed was because at the time, it was too expensive and console companies could just sell at a loss that 3DO couldn't afford to do because consoles had licensing fees while 3DO didn't, but that's changing with the next gen consoles need to be more expensive to compete with PC, but if the next gen consoles were tried to be sold at a loss, it would ruin the companies because there are expected features to have in contemporary consoles that get them hacked fast like the PS4. Say if you wanted to game on linux, but didn't want to spend much, get a PS4 and install Linux on it and don't buy any Playstation 4 Games and you'll game on Linux while burdening Sony.

Once consoles lose physical media, those tools might make next gen consoles their Windows 10, they would have nowhere else to go to but Linux and indie devs compiling multiarch binaries.

07/25/2020 14:58:56 CEST

How to easily and automatically limit FPS for certain games? (NVIDIA )

Hello, I'm trying to play Fallout 4 on my 144hz monitor. This game's physics get messed up on high FPS, so I need to limit the game to 60fps. I haven't found a way to easily to do this without resorting to going to settings and setting my monitor to 60hz.

It may be possible to do in NVIDIA X Server Settings using the Application profiles, but I'm not sure how to set it up.

Relevant Specs: 144hz monitor, GTX 1660 Ti on 440.95.01, Pop!_OS 20.04

07/25/2020 14:37:06 CEST

Distro recommendation for old laptop

Hello guys,

Just need lightweight and performance booster distro advice for fps gaming. I'm using 12-13 yo laptop Asus f81se. I'm planning to play Krunker. Here is the specs:

Intel core 2 duo t6600 32 bit

ATI radeon hd4570 512 mb gpu

4 gb ddr2 ram

500 gb hdd

Thanks in advance.

07/25/2020 13:49:29 CEST

Jack Black provides the tunes for the latest Psychonauts 2 trailer
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/jack-black-provides-the-tunes-for-the-latest-psychonauts-2-trailer
07/25/2020 12:19:02 CEST

random error when starting overwatch

When I start overwatch, the game crashes and I am getting this error: BLZOWCLI00000008

I already did a bios update but no avail.

I had this Issue already 14 dazys ago. Then I update Lutris and it worked fine again for some time. Now I receive this Error again.

Today I get the same Error. Is there some way to solve this permanently?

I have a Asus PRIME B350-PLUS Mb and a Ryzen 5 1600.


07/25/2020 10:52:49 CEST

Random Error when running Overwatch

When I start overwatch, the game crashes and I am getting this error: BLZOWCLI00000008

I already did a bios update but no avail.

I had this Issue already 14 dazys ago. Then I update Lutris and it worked fine again for some time. Now I receive this Error again.

Today I get the same Error. Is there some way to solve this permanently?

I have a Asus PRIME B350-PLUS Mb and a Ryzen 5 1600.


07/25/2020 10:52:06 CEST

Does a game (Cyberpunk 2077) being ported to Stadia bode well for it working on Linux?

Stadia's servers are linux. Does this mean that it may work on Linux? Would buying it on Steam v. direct have any difference? Sorry I'm new to Linux gaming if I'm asking dumb questions.

07/25/2020 10:34:53 CEST

steam saved games directory

so my hdd is ntfs and i have dual boot and i need to make ubuntu uses the hdd files for steam and i cant find run/media/my hdd so what should i do

07/25/2020 09:46:54 CEST

proton-5.0-10-rc3 released

my system just pulled the update to

1595604148 proton-5.0-10-rc3

but no changelog so far.

the last commit on github on proton-next is 4ee3a5af7011af3a80b53c79d7e0dc7b400d94c9

and the newess files in dist are from 17th july

/me is confused :)

07/25/2020 09:31:42 CEST

ReplaySorcery: an open-source, instant-replay solution for Linux
URL: https://github.com/matanui159/ReplaySorcery
07/25/2020 09:14:19 CEST

State Steam on Ubuntu 20.10

Tldr: It seems like the steam Deb package does not work on Ubuntu 20.10 groovy at the moment however the flatpak installation seems to work.

First off I am one of the few people using the kubuntu 20.10 devel series. After I upgraded from 20.04 I noticed that steam did not start. After Trying for hours I had to give up on the Deb installation and use the flatpak which has its own problems. Stardew Valley does not seem to start at least with smapi, my ps3 controller does not work in any game I tested. In other words unless valve improves their Linux scripts, a lot of people will have broken steam installations in fall when they upgrade to 20.10.

I know they have almost 3 month until the stable release of groovy but it would be a real problem if the problem persists. What are your experiences with Ubuntu groovy so far? An I the only one with that problem or is it something that valve has to fix? Does anyone know what I could try to get the Deb package working?

07/25/2020 09:04:14 CEST

Halo MCC Graphical Artifacting

Hello, I am somewhat a noob in linux, and I haven't seen anyone else with this kind of issue.

Many textures in the game appear artifacted/rendered incorrectly or stripey, I am not entirely sure why or how to fix this. The game itself runs fine, but certain textures are messed up.

Screenshot 1

Screenshot 2

Screenshot 3

I am running ubuntu 19.10, kernel 5.7, ryzen 2700x, rx 5700

The game is running on proton 5.9 ge

For anyone offering help I thank you

07/25/2020 06:47:24 CEST

Problems running Dragon Age: Inquisition with controller

This is pretty darn specific so I haven't seen any forum posts about this. I run Manjaro XFCE.

So I own Dragon Age: Inquisition on Origin and not Steam because I got it through a reseller (resellers are bad, I know). So I had to install Origin through Lutris to get the game to install. The game installs just fine, but because the game requires being launched through the Origin app, I can't set any extra toggles like gamemode or ACO shaders, so the game doesn't run that great.

Besides that, I like to play with a Dualshock 4 controller, but the game isn't recognizing it. I've read this is just a problem with Origin and that I should try launching Origin through Steam to get the controller profiles loaded. Well, as it turns out, Linux Steam doesn't load Origin and it keeps crashing because there isn't a way to use wine by itself through Steam. I tried loading winesteam through Lutris and got Origin to run on there, but it runs a different Origin launcher than before so my game isn't loaded on there. Trying to add the game files where it's located alerts me that the "file extension is too long" and that I should install it somewhere else, but the problem is that I had to jump through hoops to get this to install and run so the extension is going to have to be long.

I tried fixing the DS4 not working problem by installing a DS4 premade Linux profile called ds4drv, but it's not doing anything.

Could someone give advice on how to get the game to run better through Lutris and also to get my DS4 controller working with the game?

07/25/2020 06:20:22 CEST

Getting Unreal Engine on linux ?

So I've been looking for a way to get UE4 (soon to be UE5) on linux .Can anybody send me a link on how or even better give me a thorough in depth explanation on how to do it ?

My distribution of choice is ubuntu if that matters

07/25/2020 06:13:28 CEST

Fyrebrand (version 1) is available now, for free! I finally released something decent (imo). It is a short and sweet RPG about exploring a mysterious cave and fighting interesting enemies. You can also visit a small village, nearby. I am happy to make a version 2 (or more) from feedback. Enjoy!
URL: https://jami-cassidy.itch.io/fyrebrand
07/25/2020 06:08:01 CEST

Some good games for aarch64?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 in Nintendo Switch. I know its pretty limited the games I can play thanks to the arch. I'm already using Retroarch. Thanks for the information

07/25/2020 05:54:21 CEST

Wine eac

I saw that the wine eac fix is no longer working has this been resolved or are we just waiting now ?

07/25/2020 05:46:08 CEST

Trying to make the switch to linux, just need a little push.

It's been a few months since I purchased an rx 5700xt. Gaming on windows has been fine other than a few issues here and there. Although games have been fine, I have grown tiresome of the os as a whole. I spend a few days trying out distros like Pop os, Mint, and Manjaro. I ended up liking pop os and manjaro. I am fully aware of the gaming scene on linux. It has been on the rise, but it's not quite there yet. I want to make the switch to linux, but I feel I would be wasting the 5700xt as I would not be getting the most out of it using linux. Just curious as to how you all feel about it.

07/25/2020 05:21:35 CEST

HOTAS style joysticks in Wine with not all axes showing up

Evening fellow wine gamers.

A few months ago I posted a request for support with my Thrustmaster TWCS Throttle. The problem was that, not all axes were visible to my Windows games, specifically Star Citizen.

(link to original post: https://www.reddit.com/r/wine_gaming/)

Some suggestions were made, and some users DM'd me over the next few months asking if I ever found a solution. Although I know the market share of players who use HOTAS and HOSAS type setups is low, the fact that there were users still pinging me for a solution lead me to believe that it may be worth me revisiting the issue, and posting about what I found.

Long story short, the way that dinput handles joysticks appears to be more 6-axis controller centric (though traditional joystick support is still possible). This means that the wine devs have had to kind of ad-hoc convert the reported axes from the linux joystick subsystems into the dinput style mappings. While it does a fine job for lots of common devices, some less common devices can fall through the cracks.

From traffic I've seen on wine's git and bugzilla sites, this is known to them, but kind of a low priority right now. I get it, with the recent popularity of DXVK and Proton and all of those other new OUTSTANDING projects, they're probably busier than they have even been over the course of the project's history.

There were two possible solutions to this problem, however: remapping the axes in the linux kernel to match up with what wine's dinput expects, or adding a registry key to the appropriate prefix which tells wine how to map the device. The first does work, in fact I was able to use jstest-gtk to remap the device. Some problems with this approach though:

  • It doesn't persist across reboots, and any method to 'preserve' this mapping will be dependent on the user's distro and init system. Viable, but I persisted to see if there was a "cleaner" way.
  • It may break mappings for any native linux games which the user is also playing. Not too big a deal, the user could always just remap the linux game to the new mapping. Still seemed clunky.
  • The only documentation I could find to confirm the appropriate axes to use, came from the dinput dll's c source code itself.

After experimentation and research, I decided to use the wine registry technique. What I like about it is: this technique should work in all distros and wine versions. (Full disclosure, I haven't tried in Proton, just the lutris supplied wines. If anyone in the comments can elaborate on how to do this, I'll gladly make an edit.) An admitted downside, this will have to be repeated for every prefix for which the user wants to use their joystick.

Here's the instructions for lutris (should map to a vanilla wine user easy enough):

  1. With the icon for the game you wish to configure selected, click the 'Wine Control Panel' button.
  2. In the 'Wine Control Panel,' double click the 'Game Controllers' icon.
  3. In the 'Joysticks' tab, take note of the wine name of your device. In my case it is Thrustmaster TWCS Throttle (event). Close the 'Game Controllers' window, and the 'Wine Control Panel' window.
  4. Open the 'Wine registry' window in lutris.
  5. Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Wine -> DirectInput.
  6. Right click in the right window, and select New -> String Value.
  7. Name it the device name noted in step 3, and hit enter.
  8. Double click on the newly created key, and enter the appropriate string into the "Value Data" field. For the Thrustmaster TWCS, I recommend using: X,Y,Z,_,_,Rz,_,Rx,POV1
  9. *Important\* Exit the registry editor. The changes don't seem to take until you do.

And that's it. Feel free to reopen the 'Game Controllers' applet outlined in steps 1 and 2, and use the 'Test Joystick' tab to verify that all axes are present.

I also use the Thrustmaster T.16000m. For that device use key: Thrustmaster T.16000M (event) and value: X,Y,Rz,Z,POV1

For those who may ask: This works with the joydev devices as well. I went with the evdev ones just because it's what's enable by default. For those that don't know the difference, evdev is the newer way of doing joysticks in the linux kernel. There's arguments for either, I wouldn't stress it too much and just use whichever one is enabled when wine created the prefix. It will be the one visible in the 'Game Controllers' applet.

Mods: I don't know how common this problem is, but maybe adding a sticky listing common key/value pairs could be a possibility?

For anyone with this problem for another device, you can use jstest (or another equivalent linux joystick utility) to find the mapping, and the info at this webpage to develop the value string: https://wiki.winehq.org/Useful_Registry_Keys. One thing not mentioned in this wiki though, is if your device has axes which aren't mapped to anything, like mine does, use an underscore _ to 'skip' that axis.

I hope people find this info helpful, and good hunting citizens o7.

07/25/2020 04:51:44 CEST

Linux VR

Ive been saving for a Rift S for a little while, Im almost ready to purchase one but Im wonder if Steam VR games (The notable ones i want to try are superhot, hl:alyx, boneworks, beat saber and richies plank) work well on Ubuntu 20.04? Ive just recently migrated to it from Windows 10 and ive notice some performance decreases compared to windows, Im wondering if theres some things I should try or if its even feasible to run VR on linux.

07/25/2020 04:29:52 CEST

Steam Overlay Incompatibility with Gamemode

Title says it all, only things of not is the libgamemodeauto.so for me is actually libgamemodeauto.so.0

I can not pull up shift+tab overlay, and the fps counter is obviously gone as well. If I remove game mode from my launch options, the overlay works again. How can I have both?

07/25/2020 04:02:29 CEST

Experiencing Mouse Lag &amp; Choppy Gameplay [FALLOUT 1, STEAM VERSION]

I'm trying to play Fallout 1 on Steam. I'm experiencing some issues, any help is appreciated.

07/25/2020 03:30:34 CEST

Ryujinx (Nintendo Switch Emulator) setup guide! This guide is made on Windows, but except for the downloading part the setup is the same!
URL: https://youtu.be/_wWLVzFTjS8
07/25/2020 01:41:18 CEST

Due to Apple, steam will have a ARM version? what do you think?


07/25/2020 00:15:25 CEST

Death Stranding is working again with Proton 5.0-10 RC3
URL: https://postimg.cc/G4Dbc1Cj
07/24/2020 23:39:02 CEST

Werewolf: The Apocalypse releases in Q4 2020 with a new trailer, confirmed for Linux PC
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/werewolf-the-apocalypse-releases-in-q4-2020-with-a-new-trailer-confirmed-for-linux-pc
07/24/2020 22:59:26 CEST

Huge Nintendo Leak - More SM64 like leaks
URL: https://twitter.com/doctoroak/status/1286704700704935939
07/24/2020 22:23:41 CEST


why i cant open steam

07/24/2020 22:19:30 CEST

Will I get banned on Rocket League because of playing with ProtonDB?

Will I be banned if I do? Either now or in the future. I really enjoy this game but since I changed from Windows to Linux I don't know if I can even play it with proton.

07/24/2020 22:11:51 CEST

Good lightweight games for linux ?

Hello my laptop is a bit older now , it got intel hd graphics + amd radeon 8670m. Any good lightweight games to play and have fun ?

07/24/2020 21:30:59 CEST

Playing Halo Infinite with Proton?

It will be available on Steam.

Link: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1240440/Halo_Infinite/

07/24/2020 20:49:56 CEST

MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX: Controlling RGB lighting from within Windows 10 virtual machine?

I've searched and discovered that there is no way to control lighting on this motherboard via Linux. Worse still, there's no way to completely turn it off from the BIOS. I'm thinking of setting up a W10 machine using Virtual Box and see if I can install MSI Dragoncenter and control lighting from within. Anyone else have any experience doing this?

07/24/2020 20:26:18 CEST

Best Linux Distros for Small Game Servers

I am thinking about hosting a modded Minecraft server on my old PC so I am looking for a distro with little ram usage and good CPU performance capabilities as this PC isn't very modern. I don't know if this is the right subreddit for this, but thanks.

07/24/2020 19:31:29 CEST

Noob question: steam streaming from AMD server to Intel client

Will there be conflicts if I set up a steam server to stream using an AMD CPU and GPU but all my clients are Intel laptops?

07/24/2020 16:58:44 CEST

Uplay in Lutris not working (error : terminate called after throwing an instance of 'dxvk::DxvkError')
URL: /r/pop_os/comments/hwtoda/uplay_in_lutris_not_working_error_terminate/
07/24/2020 16:37:49 CEST

Fsync Patch on 20.04

Is there a way to apply the Fsync patch manually? I tried Xanmond with Ubuntu but my laptop started dropping fps in waves every few mins and kills the emersion of the game but with generic kernel it is fine.

07/24/2020 16:37:39 CEST

Raft using Proton 5.0-9 on Ubuntu 18.04 suddenly won't start. Played 6 hours yesterday without issues.


Seeing the Platinum-rating Raft has on ProtonDB, I bought it yesterday, and downloaded it.

After enabling Proton 5.0-9, I started the game, and played coop with a friend (on windows) for 6 hours (this game is fun!). This was with multiple restarts of the game (no crashes, just needed the computer for something else), Alt-tabbing and Steam In-Game Overlay.

This morning I tried starting the game again, but now I get a Unity crash-window, before the game even starts.

Logs from "PROTON_LOG=1 %command%" launch command is here: github gist

Computer specs:

  • OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Proton Version: 5.0-9
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
  • Video: GeForce GTX 960M
  • RAM : 16 GB

What I've tried so far:

  • Reinstalling Raft in Steam
  • Switching Versions of Proton (tried the 3 latest versions)
  • Enabling "PROTON_USE_WINED3D=1 %command%" in launch command. This got the game started, but water didn't render, and game ran at 5 fps
  • Restarted computer several times

After reading this thread I'm suspecting it might have something to do with Vulkan?

Any suggestions on what could have caused the game to suddenly not work? I have not played around with any settings since yesterday.

If you need me to provide any additional info/logs/screenshots, please let me know!

Thanks in advance.

07/24/2020 16:00:28 CEST

I wanted to share my experience this past month

Now it didn't start too well, I tried Fedora and just didnt appeal to maybe inspire someone else to make a change or give me advice on how its gone.

So I've been a Windows user since DOS days, 3.1, all the way to Windows 10, and use Windows Server at work too. Here are some reasons why I decided to switch:

  • At work we have CentOS and I hadn't a clue how much of it worked.
  • I would log into Windows 10 and think this is dull and boring
  • I enjoyed learning new things, how the OS works etc.
  • Making it my own was another key thing and exploring new software away from Adobe.

Now it didn't start too well, I tried Fedora and just didn't appeal to me, Manjaro was alot more successful, however Optimus graphics was an issue with my external HDMI display on my Thinkpad P50 and how its wired up, so had strange glitches. I then settled on Pop OS, and Gnome desktop which I love!

Now it hasn't been straight forward more so with me being going back and forth with Windows. I decided I didn't want to dual boot but just have one OS for all. I must of nuked my drive 20 times, install windows, this is boring and back to POP. I'm mainly a gamer, and for the most part Lutirs was easy so was Steam, and 90% of my games and I have a lot just work.

The terminal, what a tool...powershell has nothing on this! My bluetooth devices connect and switch quicker on Linux, installation is quicker (after 20 nukes I have perfected the art). Now for the gamers my games run pretty much the same as Windows if not better in some, and others I lose 5 fps. Now I miss playing Apex, pubg and COD warzone, but i heard EAC will be working soon for Apex.

07/24/2020 15:44:51 CEST

Halo 1 is laggy through wine

Halo 1 in EndeavourOS (based on Arch-Linux) runs laggyish compared to Windows.

I ran it on Linux Mint in live mode and it was fine, no laggyish problems. I was having driver related issues but I have verified that I have fixed this in EndeavourOS. I have even conducted GPU benchmark tests and verified that it performs better on Linux than on Windows.

I have tried to change kernel version from Linux to Linux-Xanmod still the same issue.

Any ideas?

07/24/2020 15:43:55 CEST

A good laptop brand for gaming?

I'm looking into selling my PC and getting a laptop instead. So far, I'm looking into System76 and Razer. I'd be using the laptop for both games as well as productivity, and looking back at Windows' history with stability, updates and the overall loss in performance over time, I'm looking into a laptop that can do Linux as well as Windows pretty well.

What are your experiences with these companies? Pretty much looking into a laptop with good quality build and screen that can happily run Windows as well as Linux (Pop!OS to be exact) without compromising hardware functions (RGB keyboard, graphics power management, etc).

Considering I play a few UWP (Windows only) games, League of Legends (which will switch to a kernel anticheat approach which completely breaks under Wine), and a few others which I already got working on Lutris, I have a pretty mixed bag of games with different levels of compatibility.

From what I've read on System76, they do good laptops focused for Linux. Not sure about dual-booting windows and still keeping all the hardware functions and graphics power for Windows gaming.

Razer on the other hand does Windows pretty well but I've seen mixed reviews in terms of Linux support (video driver issues as well as RGB issues) and also some quality control issues. Again, not sure about performance on Linux (graphics power).

Also, to add a bit of backstory, I've been using Windows for around 10 years now, and for the last 2 years I kept trying different distros as well as deciding if I should ditch Windows or Linux completely. My current PC is pretty decent for the performance, i'd say. It has an i5-4690K with an AMD RX 580 and 14 Gb or DDR3 RAM.


07/24/2020 15:09:53 CEST

FTL suddenly stopped launching. Can someone help me figure out why?

I'm running Manjaro and the only thing I can sort of figure out is maybe the big update that happened a few days ago.

If I launch the game from the terminal, it always hangs at the exact same point

Resource Preload: 2.156 Initializing animations... Animations Initialized! Loading Ship Blueprints.... Blueprints Loaded! Initializing Sound Data.... Generating world... Loading achievements... Loading score file...

Can someone help me figure out what's going on?

07/24/2020 15:01:14 CEST

Looking for Linux Distro for gaming

Im looking for some distros to try for gaming, i have been using windows for over 18 years and starting to get sick of faildows 10 updates braking everything and want to roll on Linux, so any distro that works well with windows games would be nice. im also using my PC for daily use like paying bills and browsing net etc. also im newbie when it comes to Linux thats why im asking here for some suggestions

plan is to run Windows VM for windows games

games i mostly play is Rainbow 6 Siege, Destiny, WoW and Forza Horizon 4 but for Forza i might just use my old OS SSD for dual boot since only MS Store games i own are FH4 and FM7

PC setup is
CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1800x
GPU: Nvidia GTX 980 ti
Ram: 16GB 3200Mz DDR4 clocked @ 3000Mz since it wont clock higher on AMD and im planing on upgrading to 32GB
Mobo: Asus ROG Crosshair VI Extreme
Sound Card: Asus Xonar Phoebus Solo "gonna swap that to Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus in few months"

Storage: Kingston 240 and 480GB SSD's, Samsung 1TB HDD and Seagate 1TB HDD "im getting a M.2 SSD so im was also planing on rolling Linux during then"

K&M is Roccat Horde AIMO and Roccat Tyon and for controller i use DS4 via Bluetooth with DSWindows

07/24/2020 14:33:11 CEST

"Change of treasurer for Manjaro community funds" -- treasurer removed after questioning expenses
URL: https://forum.manjaro.org/t/change-of-treasurer-for-manjaro-community-funds/154888
07/24/2020 14:07:29 CEST

Humble Best of Paradox Interactive Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) with great Linux support
URL: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/best-paradox-interactive
07/24/2020 14:03:27 CEST

WarriOrb received a minor update featuring Linux fix and Switch controller layout
URL: https://steamcommunity.com/games/790360/announcements/detail/4379139488521144223
07/24/2020 13:57:17 CEST

MSI Kombustor works Perfectly under Wine - Good for Stress and Benchmark GPUs

Hi, folks!

One of the softwares I've used on Windows to stress my GPU after some OC was MSi Kombustor.
And since I've moved to Linux, I couldn't find a similar software as simple as it is.

So, today before lunch I've decided to try it on Linux and it simple works, almost every test, OpenGL and Vulkan ones. Only the Physx ones I could not run but I haven't tried to install Physx on my prefix to test it to be honest.

Also not all stats are being shown but that is not an issue since we can simple use something like nvtop.

I know we have other alternatives on Linux, but that can be another good one. Also we can make fast benchmarks to try features like Esync, Fsync, different DXVK and Wine versions as well. At least under Vulkan.

07/24/2020 13:27:10 CEST

Any one else is experiencing a hard crash in bordelands 3 when entering a cinematic?

It started happening like two weeks ago when i switched to the Proton-5.9-GE-3-ST version, but trying to rollback to no_esync and older development versions but still the issue persist now, any clues?

do i have to disable fossilize? the game otherwise works perfectly but this is a hard block for the new play troughs and dlc use.

07/24/2020 12:44:41 CEST

Ark Survival Evolved - Epic Games - Arch Linux

Hi, can someone help me?, The game crashes on launch.

Terminal output

The game works fine on Pop!_OS and I've already tried various Wine, Lutris and Proton Runtimes.

Thanks in advance!


07/24/2020 12:43:28 CEST

Two systems two OS's

Does anyone run a laptop say with Linux and a desktop with Windows? Does this get difficult managing files between two systems? Are you happy with this setup or prefer the one OS between both?

Trying to decide whether to run my new desktop on Windows or Pop OS, mainly for gaming and file hoarding, I can play everything nearly especially when the EAC stuff is released as stable. The only game I'm going to miss is COD warzone.

07/24/2020 12:31:47 CEST

Against The Moon: Prologue with Linux support is available on Steam for free!

Free Against The Moon prologue is releasing today. Lead the resistance of the last stronghold of survivors against the creatures of the Moon right now!

Key features:

  • Vast deck. Has over 100 cards, suitable for different playstyles. By redistributing resources and sacrificing key units, the player will be able to solve tactical puzzles in an extraordinary way.
  • Card upgrades. Players can can evolve each card in two distinct directions.
  • Arx an intelligent city and the last stronghold of humanity has its own attacks and directs the team of heroes.
  • Ultori a squad of superhumans led by players. Each of them has unique combat and defensive abilities.
  • Combat units combat cards in the player's squad. They are able to launch an attack, repel an enemy attack, redistribute energy and resources.
  • Post-apocalyptic atmosphere. You will have to live in a world that has survived a disaster and challenge the grim creatures of the Moon.
  • Variety of enemies monsters, each with unique attributes and abilities. From simple combat units to teleporting enemies and traitors.
  • Unique visual style that combines post-apocalypse, science fiction and magical realism.
07/24/2020 11:50:15 CEST

Is it possible to play Final Fantasy on Linux ?

Like the title. I've never played Final Fantasy on all platforms (PC, Playstation etc...) But I'd like to play on FF because the characters caught my attention. If it's possible, what Final Fantasy should I play ?

07/24/2020 11:47:15 CEST

How to use mesa_glthread for games in lutris ?

I am playing watch dogs 2 via lutris (uplay) and the frametimes are not constant, it spikes up and the game is very laggy. It keeps oscillating between smooth and laggy. I read that mesa gl threading can improve performance. So how can I use mesa_glthread=true for a game inside lutris ?

I have an AMD Radeon Vega 8 GPU

07/24/2020 11:21:43 CEST

How can I fully give Mouse Acceleration, as well as Desktop Compositor V-Sync the boot on Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon Edition?

I had posted another thread elsewhere about this exact topic, but got a tad bit lost. The prior user had linked me some documentation to try and follow, but the documentation seems a little advanced for my current stage in Linux. I switched over two or three days ago by getting a partition from my Windows OS, and shrinking it down to install Linux. So, here's where I'm at:

I currently have some pretty bad acceleration on my Linux distro, and I want to go ahead and try to turn it off. I've tried going into the "Mouse and Trackpad" settings on the desktop, but the mouse acceleration option there only really has a slow to fast slider, and no disable altogether button. Any idea on how I would do this? I know my xinput id for my mouse is 12, but that's about as far as I've been able to get it seems.

As far as the desktop compositor v-sync goes, my goal here is to just disable all syncing on the desktop to reduce input latency, and increase fluidity/smoothness, and use the G-SYNC capabilities of my display/card to remove any tearing that would result in turning the desltop v-sync off. How would I go about doing this?

Thanks a million!

07/24/2020 10:12:42 CEST

Sooooo what are we gonna do about Msft flight sim 2020 ;-;

Microsoft flight simulator is releasing on august 18th, and say what you want about microsoft, the game itself looks great. However, im fairly certain that it will be a UWP app like forza, since its being sold on the windows store, and why would microsoft use win32.

The only options i see to play this are to use a windows 10 vm and gpu passthrough, or to install windows (please no). Anyway, my bigger question is will uwp support ever come to wine? And what specifically is preventing it from happening? I read some things about wine working on it a while ago, but i have no clue anymore what the current progress looks like.

I know that UWP apps work differently to win32 apps, but i dont think that the syscalls themselves are any different from win32 apps, and i highly doubt that they are more complex than what directx does.

If anyone knows anything on this, please let me know :)

07/24/2020 09:54:01 CEST

Black Lives Matter For Linux Is Now Available! And it is FREE, unlike the Windows version on Steam!
URL: https://linuxreviews.org/Black_Lives_Matter_For_Linux
07/24/2020 09:44:01 CEST

Elder Scrolls Online with debian 10 - graphic artifacts


Today I wanted to try the game in Debian 10 and ran into a graphics problem. On ubuntu 20.04 it works fine, but on debian 10 the problem is like in the screenshot - all shiny surfaces glow white or black. The game crashes periodically. My videocard Radeon RX 570 Series, CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600, 16GB DDR4.

Link to screenshot

uname -a

Linux hp-3 4.19.0-9-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.118-2+deb10u1 (2020-06-07) x86_64 GNU/Linux

i'm installed non-free packages on this instruction. what i set up wrong?

07/24/2020 09:27:31 CEST

Gaming on Linux

I wanted to run GTA V on one of the Linux distro. So can u suggest me the best.

07/24/2020 08:28:00 CEST

dual monitors with different refresh rates

Apparently dual monitors with different refresh rates (as an example, 60Hz on one and 144Hz on the other) is still not available. I am using an AMD graphics card (Vega 56), and using Ubuntu. There seems to be workarounds for NVIDIA GPUs, anyone have one for AMD?

Wayland and X both seem to have this issue. AFAIK this is a Mutter issue...?

07/24/2020 08:07:25 CEST

Dual boot issues with msi board

I have a pretty decent set up on an msi x470 gaming plus max board that is having bios issues with dual booting to any linux OS that I attempt to implement on the hard drives; I have tried putting linux (manjaro 20 and ubuntu 20.04) on a separate hard drive and boot to it but it does not want to work for some reason, so is it my board or is it an ID10T user issue, my audio lines in my board are already fried due to improper instalation in the past but I havent found it being any issue as long as I have my usb audio card in

07/24/2020 07:53:19 CEST

Those who game on Linux, how can I handle Mouse Acceleration? (Linux Mint.)

On Windows, I typically use 800DPI with all acceleration disabled. How can I accomplish this on Linux? Currently using Linux Mint Cinnamon version 20. I found an acceleration option in the mouse and trackpad settings in the start menu, but can't seem to find anything beyond nthat.

07/24/2020 07:33:27 CEST

Steam on chromebook

I have recently got a chromebook and decided to get steam for it. Every time I download a game off steam a tiny black window pops up for a split second and does not let me play. I have a Hp chromebook 15 and i have steam play on. Can anyone send advice. Thanks Im advance if you can :]

07/24/2020 07:28:59 CEST

Monitor impact on Linux game benchmarking?

Hi all,

I'm trying to track down some performance issues with my RTX 2080 card. Basically every game I play tops out around 50fps occasionally spiking above ~70, this is generally at any graphics setting and resolution (hd -> 4k)

When i compare phoronix test suite results for tests like DeusEx or Unigine Superposition it's very.... meh, e.g.


Basically the card looks like it behaves more like a GTX 1080 or worse sometimes.

This is with gamemoderun optimizations, gl shader caching enabled, and numactl pinning to the right numa node. Also with the card overclocked.

Now the thing is.... I'm running these on tests while connected to a 4k tv over HDMI, limited to 60hz.

Is the ssue most likely that the graphics card is throttling itself to stay inside ~60hz which is limiting the benchmarking performance?

07/24/2020 05:01:22 CEST

Wheel Recommendation

I am looking to buy a "racing" wheel to use on FS19 and ATS/ETS2. Nothing fancy, doesn't need to be "racing" quality or anything, but something worth getting, that works on Linux, and wont break the bank.

Any recommendations?

07/24/2020 04:15:32 CEST

144hz set in xrandr makes black screen

Hi all,

I just got a new 144hz monitor, which works fine on windows (which will mainly be gaming anyway), but 144 would be nice to have for general use on desktop.

Creating a mode then changing the display to that turns the screen black, and running xrandr shows there is NO explicit option for 144 hz that I can see. The screen runs fine with 60hz however.

If I change the mode with --output --mode --rate, nothing happens.

Does anyone have any suggestions?


07/24/2020 03:20:58 CEST

ProtonDB is not good for Linux Gaming long term.

I dont want to get into the argument about it being closed source and whatnot. Instead I just want to go over what it is in its current state.

It was a good idea but has scaled poorly over time. I have recently submitted feedback/reviews using their site for games that people were having issues running. These reviews provided links to resources, fixes and tips. Not one of them has posted. Actually NONE of mine have EVER posted.

Okay. So we know not everyone is being heard. What about the format? People are posting saying a game is not working. But then when you scroll down about you see 3 out of the last 9 people had no issue? Why because they used a fix. Its not easy for people to understand how to fix their games.

So whats the point if most data you are collecting is wrong?

This site is a mess.

07/24/2020 02:37:22 CEST

Wireless controller on a VM

ok so i am planning to make the switch to Linux (Mint specifically for now) i have a lot of windows only GOG games, i am trying to see if i can set up a gaming VM that has support for my 8bitdo sn30 pro+. I can get windows to recognize the controller by passing my bluetooth adapter through but it doesnt pick up any inputs. This might just have to be dome with wine or something but if anyone knows a way to make this work i would appreciate it.

I have tried on Virt Manager and VirtualBox with the same results. Please let me know if this question is better served elsewhere

07/24/2020 01:42:53 CEST

Is there a way to screen share with sound on Linux, as to play party games online with friends?

As it looks like we might be going in and out of lockdowns and social distancing for quite a while, I went ahead and bought some Jackbox party games. These are games initially designed to be played at real-life parties (yes, this used to be a thing!); the game runs on one host device (think of a computer connected to a big TV in the living room) and guests can use any internet connected device as a controller to play. Great fun, can certainly recommend some of them. Now with the global pandemic, the creators have also lauded the games as great ways to play together with friends across the globe.

The main reason I bought the games, was to play them with friends online. My reasoning was that I could run the game on my (Linux) computer, then use any of the many video call services in existence to call my friends, share my screen, and voil.

Except that, as I found out, none of these video call services seem to allow screen sharing with audio on Linux! Anything browser based seems to be immediately off, Skype and Microsoft Teams don't work with audio, neither does Discord. I feel like I really tried everything. I got desperate enough I even tried streaming my screen to YouTube or Twitch, and then the audio does actually work, but the latency (3-4 seconds) becomes unbearable.

Do you know of any service which runs on Linux and allows me to share my screen (or one window) and my audio with <0.5 second latency with a small number of other people? 640x360 resolution at 10 frames/second is more than enough for me (higher is better ofc) but the latency is the critical point.

07/24/2020 01:02:23 CEST

Latest Steam Client Beta has updates to pressure-vessel, the container system Valve has been developing to ensure Linux games keep working as time goes on
URL: https://steamcommunity.com/groups/SteamClientBeta/announcements/detail/4235024297911946899
07/24/2020 00:51:12 CEST

Anthony throws some love to System76 in their latest video
URL: https://youtu.be/5aJ9U5t9oD4
07/24/2020 00:24:46 CEST

Xbox Emulator for Linux?

From what I've seen there isn't any xbox emulators on Linux, but that why I'm asking, do any of you know if there's an xbox emulator for Linux, I'm using Fedora 32 btw :)

07/24/2020 00:15:01 CEST

Anyone have an up-to-date guide/tips for Battlefield 4?

I am on Solus with AMD GPU if that matters.

Game downloaded ok with Lutris, it runs from within in-game server browser.


  1. Big lags and stutters (low FPS and ping and whatever to the right, those icons)-unplayable, I'm pretty sure there aren't bullet tracers present either.

  2. I can't use keyboard, neither in game nor menu.

  3. Is there a way to join games using battlelog (in game browser)?

  4. I didn't experience it yet, but any punkbuster/ping potential issues and fixes for them?

  5. Any other common issues and how to fix them?


07/24/2020 00:02:26 CEST

New to wine

So im on hpchromebook and everything i do like


in terminaldoesnt work like the youtube video let it work, it doesntwork for me and i dont even know how to unzip files to play games too. I just figured it out.I downloaded Lutris but it will never open. Idk what im doing and need help!

07/23/2020 23:47:00 CEST

How To Install And Use F-Sync Patched Linux Kernels In Manjaro, Ubuntu, Debian &amp; Arch Distributions

Hi everyone.

With the recent announcement that Manjaro will be patching F-Sync in their kernels from 5.7 onwards, I thought it would be a good idea to produce a quick video showing how you can install pre-compiled F-Sync patched kernels in Ubuntu, Debian and Arch distributions.


And for people who prefer a written guide, see below:

For Debian and Ubuntu use the Liquorix kernel.


Which can be installed using two Terminal commands.

For Debian:

codename="$(find /etc/apt -type f -name '*.list' | xargs grep -E '^deb' | awk '{print $3}' | grep -Eo '^[a-z]+' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n | tail -n1 | grep -Eo '[a-z]+$')" && sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https curl && echo -e "deb http://liquorix.net/debian $codename main\ndeb-src http://liquorix.net/debian $codename main\n\n# Mirrors:\n#\n# Unit193 - France\n# deb http://mirror.unit193.net/liquorix $codename main\n# deb-src http://mirror.unit193.net/liquorix $codename main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/liquorix.list && curl 'https://liquorix.net/linux-liquorix.pub' | sudo apt-key add - && sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install linux-image-liquorix-amd64 linux-headers-liquorix-amd64

For Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:damentz/liquorix && sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install linux-image-liquorix-amd64 linux-headers-liquorix-amd64

Alternatively for Ubuntu you can use the Xanmod kernel.


Which can be installed using two Terminal commands:

echo 'deb http://deb.xanmod.org releases main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xanmod-kernel.list && wget -qO - https://dl.xanmod.org/gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -

sudo apt update && sudo apt install linux-xanmod

For Arch, you can use the Zen kernel.

Open Pamac, and search for Linux Zen, select and install both the linux-zen and linux-zen-headers.

Please note that you will need to update your Grub list to boot into the Zen Linux kernel.

As always, if you found this helpful, please consider checking out my channel for more videos like this, and subscribe if you like what you see.



07/23/2020 23:08:05 CEST

Special K mod for Persona 4 Golden in proton?

Hey has anyone managed to get the special k mod working for P4G? I've successfully applied the 4GB aware patch, but when I drop the special k mod into the p4g folder... it doesn't seem to do anything.

07/23/2020 22:50:09 CEST

Humble Best of Paradox Interactive Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) and with good Linux support
URL: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/best-paradox-interactive
07/23/2020 20:59:45 CEST

New to Linux, looking for the right distro

Im building my first pc and Ive been researching operating system, and have decided that windows isnt it for me and that I want to use Linux, so my question is what distro would be the best for my needs, what Ill mainly be doing on my pc is playing games, coding(learning python), 3D CAD software, and potentially streaming / making videos, so I would appreciate if I could get recommendations on a distro that would suit those needs and also not be too advanced for a beginner, thanks in advance!

07/23/2020 20:58:46 CEST

Club Manager 2022 (similar to Football Manager) from Kalypso Media on Kickstarted - Linux/Mac as stretch goals [page in German language]
URL: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/anstoss2022/anstoss-2022
07/23/2020 20:36:03 CEST

Trying to switch to Linux full time

Hi, I have a GTX 980 graphics card that runs most games at 1440p perfectly fine for me under Windows however under Linux most games just stutter like crazy with proton which I assume is due to shader compilation. Would upgrading to an RX 580 8GB help me here? Would being able to use ACO with an AMD card prevent the crazy stuttering? Is this upgrade worth it at all?

That's one of two things preventing me from switching to Linux, the other being Audio Middleware (such as Wwise and FMOD Studio) has no Linux support but I can use VMs for that.

Apologies for the vague title, feel free to point me in a better direction if i should be asking this elsewhere.

Thank you.

07/23/2020 20:32:53 CEST

The Duck Mob - Bada Bing (free game)
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVl3psQrvPU&feature=youtu.be
07/23/2020 20:07:07 CEST

Xdotool script need help

is there a script out there that can click repeatedly where i position my cursor and end if I move my mouse?

07/23/2020 19:37:51 CEST

I had a couple questions about my POP!_OS Skyrim SE setup, so I made a post about it.
URL: /r/pop_os/comments/hwjc78/pop_os_gaming_skyrim_se_skse64_seedit_and_modding/
07/23/2020 19:35:04 CEST


On radeon-profile it says my memory clock is 100MHz and my oiwer usage for my RX 5700 is really low. Please help!

07/23/2020 19:20:53 CEST

SuperTuxKart 1.1 on Android. Does this count? (Not directly GNU/Linux but somehow Linux Gaming and it's an open source game!)
URL: https://open.lbry.com/@Robo_n_Tux:9/stk-android:3?r=CLNHTLYrHmdKxnnsR5uB2kDt4YXKHqSy
07/23/2020 17:57:56 CEST

Logical Increments suggests NVIDIA GPU for Linux?

Notices the other day that underneath their " GPU Tips" section on the main page, Logical Increments states:

A general rule: NVIDIA has better driver support, especially under Linux.

I guess I was under the impression that the opposite was true under linux. That NVIDIA was a pain to work with and AMD had much better (and open) driver support.

07/23/2020 17:48:41 CEST

Devolver's "CARRION", where you play as the escaping flesh monster, has released on Steam for Linux/Mac/Windows.
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/953490/CARRION/
07/23/2020 17:35:23 CEST

Question : How does Gamehub identifies my Steam account ?

Hello Tux gamers,
I was wondering how does Gamehub identifies my Steam account username from first start ever ?
If my privacy is kept public it automatically loads entire library as well.

Due to privacy, I am bit skeptical when some third party does such a task so seamlessly. Not saying it's bad, I like the feature. But what made me curious is how it does.

I'll be grateful if anyone who is aware of the mechanics can shed me some light. (Sadly not a developer, so can't see code and identify it)

Much thanks :)

07/23/2020 17:33:01 CEST

How do I get Cemu 1.20.0 on Linux?

I'm a newish Manjaro user, and the Lutris version is only version 1.17. Do I have to manually run the newest Cemu in Wine?

07/23/2020 17:00:46 CEST

Dying Light crashes after 5-15 minutes (mesa issue?)


Hopefully someone will be able to help me out as I don't really know what to do with this.. I've recently moved from nvidia to amd and from X to Sway. Reinstalled all the games from Steam everything nice and dandy, so I've figured I'll finish Dying Light - unfortunately after few hours of me playing it started to crash (either it reboots my entire machine, or sway crashes with broken pipeline error running thru TTY) when I went to finish a 'fun zone' mission.. Now whenever I am trying to play it crashes everywhere after approx. 5-15 minutes in game.. I've tried to install mesa-git (from AUR) same story thou it took a bit longer to crash initially it now crashes as fast as before... Tried to run it via proton, but had issues with PS4 pad either not being detected or 'lagging' a bit so tried playing with my keyboard just to test it but same story.. 15 mins max and it crashes again.. I've seen some reports from 2-3 years back that this was the case, but was not able to find any reports more recent than that..

So I hope someone reading this,will be able to help me out sort this, as the game is super fun and I'd like to get it to work..

07/23/2020 16:47:35 CEST

[Release] GamerOS 19
URL: https://steamcommunity.com/groups/gamer-os/announcements/detail/2721814723716000767
07/23/2020 14:59:46 CEST

Possibility of Torchlight III for Linux

Hi all,

In response to a suggestion on this thread on the Steam Community forums I have created a poll on the Nolt forum here.

It seems that the powers that be may be willing to consider a Linux build for Torchlight III if there are enough upvotes. I'm hoping that it will happen :-)


07/23/2020 14:40:22 CEST

HELP: 65535 RPM reported, fans not spinning. rx 5600 xt

Hey there, I've just assembled the hardware and installed debian sid. Frames dropped during gaming, and that's when I noticed that sensors reports the following:


Adapter: PCI adapter

vddgfx: 775.00 mV

fan1: 65535 RPM (min = 0 RPM, max = 3200 RPM)

Temps were at 102C, spooky.

This fan RPM value remains in idle state too. I'm trying to figure what's going on here. I've checked /sys/class/drm/card0/device/hwmon/hwmon/hwmon0/and pwm1_enable is 2, and the 65535 value is coming from fan1_target. Coming from a business laptop, I don't understand why this is happening. There seems to be no middle-ground in the sensor values, on boot it mostly starts at 0, but as soon as I fire up something to push the GPU temps, fan1 value jumps to 65535 but doesn't actually spin up the fans. Since the while cannot be echoed into, I figure it takes the value from fan1_input (also at 65535). however, that file is read only, and I don't know where it's supposed to be getting its value from.

I've consulted https://dri.freedesktop.org/docs/drm/gpu/amdgpu.html but I couldn't find a solution to this problem. I've lurked this sub for some input, but it was unfruitful. Can anybody help me please?

07/23/2020 13:41:18 CEST

gta steam manjaro

after install gta from steam manjaro cant open it it stucks on vulkan shader processing

07/23/2020 13:29:46 CEST

That quote from Linus Tech
07/23/2020 13:27:22 CEST

I haven't tried gaming on Linux since forever until today. It's amazing how far it has come

I don't remember the year, but at the time best advice was to use development version of wine. That's it, no vulkan, no steamplay, nothing. Just wine and winetricks.

Yesterday I finally nuked last remaining windows partitions from my hard drives. Today I installed steam on my Linux host and lo and behold it mostly just works. Installed Divinity Original Sin 2, read about simple symlink patch on protondb - and that's it. It even downloaded my save files from the cloud _

I'm pretty sure it's old news for you. After all it's literally been years. I just wanted to share my "It Just Works" ( ) thanks for reading

07/23/2020 13:21:44 CEST

I just bought a 2TB hard drive and I'd like to mount it (is it the right term?) to my Steam games and Lutris' game folder.

How to I deal with the games I already installed?

07/23/2020 13:06:50 CEST

ESO fails to start because of missing certificates. What is the best way to get it fixed?

I am trying to get ESO to run but there seems to be a problem with the launcher: https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=39122

According to https://bugs.gentoo.org/727262 then it is because I am missing 3 certificates:



I have installed ca-certificates but the certificates that I depend on was removed in:

Any suggestion to get them back? Or other workarounds?

07/23/2020 12:44:55 CEST

GOG Galaxy adds EGS integration

For those hoping that one day Linux will have a GOG Galaxy client, it seems that this possibility is moving even further away with this announcement. Sweeney then talks about connecting 'all the stores' after essentially taking Rocket League from Steam, link here.

07/23/2020 10:11:37 CEST

Unable to login to Halo MCC anymore

Just got this when I tried to play the other day. My friend was unable to login, so we triple checked email and passwords and made absolutely sure it was right but we just get denied and get a generic error message. I went to check on my machine and got the same thing. Tried Proton-5.11-GE-3-MF but no luck at all.

This game has just been getting consecutively worse with each new game that comes out, especially with multiplayer/co-op, as well as the new audio stuff that came up. Anyone have any ideas?

07/23/2020 09:53:58 CEST

Does the wine eac patch still work

Haven't seen anymore news of late just asking

07/23/2020 07:42:40 CEST

Unplayable PoE
URL: https://v.redd.it/1lw7wetuvic51
07/23/2020 05:02:39 CEST

World of Warcraft wine-staging 5.12

I cannot seem to get this game to load with wine-staging. It just freezes up whole screen. I have to alt tab and ctrl c the terminal to close it. Blizzard launcher works perfectly fine. Using Lutris I am able to get in-game but I keep getting crashes.

Is anyone else having this problem or know how to fix it? I'm using the latest dxvk 1.7. Without dxvk it complains it can't find dxgi.dll, which didn't use to be the case.

My system

Kubuntu 20.04 LTS
Ryzen 9 3900
Radeon Pro W5700
64gb DDR4 3200 ECC

open source AMD drivers (because AMD is still on ubuntu 18.04 due to poor developers)

07/23/2020 04:29:55 CEST

WIP: Hill Climbing a Planetoid.
URL: https://youtu.be/1SLvzKx-Yi4
07/23/2020 04:25:10 CEST

Ubuntu 20.04 WiFi Drivers

Hi, I recently built a gaming pc and got a wireless wifi adapter. It works well on W10 and the installation was easy: just click on the setup icon and let it run. On my main ssd I have Ubuntu 20.04 and I cant run my drivers. I have watched videos and types console commands but nothing happens. Has anybody experienced this? If yes, please write down what have you done to fix it. My drivers are: RTL8811CU RTL8812BU

Thanks in advance.

07/23/2020 04:20:36 CEST

Black screen on Macbook

I downloaded Madagascar (2005) and I could install the launcher, but when I clicked the play button, the window closed and then my screen went black (I was not able to do anything and had to restart it). The same thing happens every time, I have a Macbook Pro from 2011 with OSX El Capitan (10.11.6)

07/23/2020 03:37:43 CEST

Wine Security

I want to play Rocket League, and the only way I will play it is if it is free (which it will be). The game is being removed from Steam when it goes free to play, so I have to use Epic* games, but I do not want to install that even on a subsystem.

Is there a way to configure wine so that no programs have any access to my regular computer, including the Z drive?

07/23/2020 00:36:50 CEST

Can people test and confirm this - gaming *just works* on Mining GPU in Pop_OS 20.04

Reposting here because moderators removed it from /r/gaming (unclear why, I've asked on the form)

I bought a really inexpensive P106 gaming GPU from Taobao, it's one of the super low-end P106-090 jobs. Threw it in a spare Haswell-generation mini ITX build I've just upgraded from. Installed Pop_OS 20.04...and started playing, immediately, with no setup. My whole desktop (including all apps and games) are being rendered on the P106, and the video signal is coming through the iGPU outputs (right now I happen to be using a VGA output). Getting solid 60-100fps framerates in all the Linux-native games I've tried (sometimes having to tinker with quality settings), and a good handful of the Windows-only games I've tried. Unigine Heaven getting ~1100 score on Extreme preset.

But the key thing is I'm getting what seems like 85% (?) of a GTX 1060 gaming experience using a $30 mining card...and I didn't have to faff around with "hacking" drivers or anything. It's literally an out of the box gaming experience; Pop_OS' hybrid graphics functionality just make it work immediately.

I'm sort of pinching myself, not sure if I just got lucky with some random alignment of firmware versions, which I didn't attempt to do at all. Can other owners of similar equipment test this, just install Pop_OS 20.04 and see if, for example, Unigine Heaven renders using the P106 out of the box?

Thanks and game on!

07/23/2020 00:31:38 CEST

AMD 3700x + RX 580 and Wine games issues
URL: /r/archlinux/comments/hw21xi/amd_3700x_rx_580_and_wine_games_issues/
07/22/2020 23:21:28 CEST

I'm switching to Linux.

Heyo, im just switching to Linux after using Windows all of my life.

I've been looking at videos os distros and stuff and since i play games a bit, Zorin OS kinda got my attention.

Is this a good option for playing games and for a new user that has never ever used a linux system before?

07/22/2020 23:17:04 CEST

Run Roblox android apk with anbox?

As many of you know, Roblox doesn't run natively on linux, and is complete and utter sewage when run with Wine. Would it be possible to download and run the roblox apk file with anbox, and if so, is the experience better than simply running roblox in a windows vm?

07/22/2020 22:48:29 CEST

Games I can enjoy on a touchpad with no mouse or desk for the time being?


Games I've liked in the last include early Minecraft and Terraria. I feel way too far behind now. Maybe some Civ5 too.

07/22/2020 22:34:50 CEST

Steam games installed to my secondary drive don't launch?

So, I have 2 drives on Linux Solus, and I want to install my games to the second one because I don't wanna waste the memory of the main one. But when I install games from steam to the second drive when I press the play button it says that it's launching and then just goes back to the play button. It doesn't put out an error, it doesn't launch, it just does nothing. Any way to fix this?

07/22/2020 21:34:11 CEST

Playing Sims 1 on a Mac

I downloaded the Sims 1 + Expansion Packs.

I opened it up and went to the Game Files > NoCD > Sims.exe

When I run the command "wine Sims.exe," I get the "Could not find the Sims data directory error."

I mean... I get it. I don't see it either (not that I know what I'm looking for). But how do I install this game to begin with so that I have the Sims data directory?

07/22/2020 21:08:49 CEST

Gaming on a budget PC | Manjaro vs Windows in 5 games
URL: https://youtu.be/SysGl3O1i0Q
07/22/2020 19:33:19 CEST

Sea of Thieves Daffodilbeard Error

Hi all, has any one else ran into the Daffodilbeard error (network error) when attempting to play sea of thieves?

All microsoft ports are open both the the computers firewall and the modems firewall and the services a currently listed as operational.

07/22/2020 19:21:13 CEST

So I made the switch...

After a few weeks researching, watching videos, and testing distros, I switched... cold turkey, no dual boot, just Linux.

I immediately noticed how fast it is! twice as fast as Windows! even "alt-tabbing" feels smooth and responsive! I love how linux feels! I'm quite exited!

Now, for the questions, while playing wow I noticed my fps capped at 60 (runs smooth as hell) even though I changed it to 75 via Settings -> Display. So I think I might be missing a step or something. Another question is how do you enable freesync? I'm quite confused on how to do it on POP OS.

Lastly, is it possible to add games that do not work on steam to lutris? I've ready various posts on how they were able to run the games via lutris intead on steam proton, how to configure it?

The game I'm talking about is Transformers: Fall of Cybertron - can't find it listed in Protondb, but I do in Winehq as working perfectly.

Thanks for the help!!

07/22/2020 19:15:10 CEST

Crash FanGame will be launched for Linux of course!!!
URL: https://youtu.be/erT2t-sBT2o
07/22/2020 19:14:43 CEST

[TUT]How to install fsync enabled Linux kernel

In case you don't know, fsync is an experimental change to the Linux kernel made by Valve which helps to speed up multi threaded Windows games. Unfortunately it has not been merged yet, meaning it's not included in the standard kernel. So I'll describe what you have to do to Install it.

NOTE! This tutorial is for Arch and Arch based distros like Manjaro only, because it is using a makepkg and pacman "infrastructure". For Ubuntu and Ubuntu based distro you either have to patch it and compile it yourself, or find another helper script that will do it for you.

Of course big thanks to TK-GLITCH who made it so easy ! Here is his repository https://github.com/Tk-Glitch/PKGBUILDS

If you ever installed something from AUR you should have all the tools necessary installed. But just in case, you need to have installed gcc and git. sudo pacman -S gcc git


Backup your /boot just in case

sudo cp -r /boot ~/boot-backup

git clone https://github.com/Frogging-Family/linux-tkg.git
cd linux-tkg/linux57-tkg
makepkg -si

You will be asked few things during the installation. If in doubt, just press enter, which will pick the default option. Just make sure to press y[enter] when asked about fsync. Kernel compilation took about 20 minutes on my R5 2600

After everything is done your new kernel is installed in /boot, however, grub is not updated, which means after reboot you will still boot into the old kernel. To fix that, run sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

If for some reason boot fails, go back to grub and select your old kernel.

now reboot, after login confirm that you are running your custom kernel by typing uname -r for me it's 5.7.9-20-tkg-pds notice tkg in the name.

07/22/2020 18:56:26 CEST

Widelands Build 21 Released
URL: https://www.widelands.org/news/2020/Jul/18/widelands-build-21-released/
07/22/2020 18:18:29 CEST

Lutris will not load games with dxva. Error in dxva_video_decode_accelerator_win.cc on line 373

Trying to get Overwatch to run using lutris and dxva. It currently only runs with DXVA off, this is obviously not ideal because i only get around 40 fps. I have been through the lutris documentation for using Overwatch/Battlenet etc and have I don't think I have missed anything... I have been through it multiple times.

This is the output of running overwatch with dxva enabled in lutris -d:


Any help would be very much appreciated.

07/22/2020 18:13:26 CEST

JoyShockMapper is available for Linux


The past couple of weeks I've been working on porting JoyShockMapper, written by JibbSmart, an application that uses gyro sensors found in the PS4 DualShock and Nintendo Switch controllers to simulate mouse movement.

A first release with Linux support has been out for a few days and I'd like to get some feedback from the community.

You can find the source code at: https://github.com/JibbSmart/JoyShockMapper
JibbSmart also has a YouTube channel where you can find some demo footage of JSM in use: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChNb9oOsI4ENJvHhCZAKFFg
The app has also been covered by LinuxTechTips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qlZmXnE1mw

I've set up binary packages, on OBS, for Ubuntu and ArchLinux: https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/kicsyromy/
There is also and AppImage available, though it might still have some quirks.
And there is also an AUR package available: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/joyshockmapper-git/
I'm working on getting Fedora and openSUSE packages over the next few days.

Keep in mind that the Linux release is still considered beta-quality, so the usual disclaimers allow.

Feel free to submit issues on GitHub or in this thread.

Looking forward to any feedback

07/22/2020 17:35:56 CEST

A shell script to install the Windows version of HL: Alyx and the SDK tools on Linux. (While keeping the Linux Native Version installed.)

This script installs the Windows version Half-Life: Alyx and its workshop tools DLC with SteamCMD, and installs a patched Proton to allow the tools to run.


There are instructions in the github repository, however SteamCMD is needed.

If you don't need the native version, you can try downloading and installing the patched proton version and set HL: Alyx to use it.

Or like the script tells you, you can launch just the tools like this:

  1. Restart Steam
  2. Add /game/bin/win64/hlvrcfg.exe to steam as a non steam game
  3. Set it to use proton-5.0-7-alyx-2
  4. Set launch options: %command% -steam -retail
07/22/2020 16:56:11 CEST

I dont know what to do, help.
URL: https://i.redd.it/htfg986c0fc51.jpg
07/22/2020 16:00:25 CEST

Mac OS Catalina PlayOnMac 'wine packages website is unavailable'

I don't know if this is the right subreddit for this, as I mostly see linux users. But considering it is related to wine, I'm gonna assume this is the right place to ask about this. I'm running Mac OS Catalina 10.15.6. iMac 5K 2019. I can't seem to be able to install anything as I cannot install wine packages.


07/22/2020 15:52:52 CEST

Mouse movement isn't accurate (libinput, X)

While using libinput under X11, I noticed that mouse movement isn't as accurate as it was on Windows. To reproduce this issue, keep moving the mouse in a circular manner and the cursor will slowly move towards left. Obviously, this is not a mouse sensor issue since this does not occur on Windows.

Note that I have already disabled mouse acceleration by following "https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Mouse_acceleration" and didn't change any other mouse setting. Apparently, this issue is reproducible on my laptop (even without using libinput) as well. Does anyone know the fix to this?

07/22/2020 15:49:40 CEST

steam downloading wrong version?

i recently bought pathfinder kingmaker, the store page of which indicates there is a linux version. steam is downloading the windows version

i have tried validating the files, completely deleting and redownloading the game, and also tried checking the "force a compatability tool" option and setting it to the linux runtime (it was previously unchecked as it should have been, i was not forcing it to download the windows version to run with proton) yet still it only downloads the windows version

i would rather not run this game with proton as it causes a few annoying performance issues

how do i get the linux version? i have never run into this issue before and i have a ton of games on steam that have both windows and linux versions listed on the store page. i have had to do the opposite before (force downloading of the windows version) but have never had to actually force steam to download the correct version

07/22/2020 15:46:22 CEST

Problem with Vulkan and Snap packages (YabaSanshiro emulator this time)

I can't get it to run through snap:

xxx@debian:~$ snap run yabasanshiro This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin "wayland-egl" in "".

Available platform plugins are: eglfs, linuxfb, minimal, minimalegl, offscreen, vnc, xcb.

Reinstalling the application may fix this problem. Aborted

I had similar problems with Vulkan in PS1 emulation before. Installing RetroArch through Flatpak rather than Snap fixed the problem. Otherwise, switching to Vulkan would crash the PC. However, here this doesn't seem to be an option (YabaSanshiro doesn't provide any other packages). I'm currently running Debian Testing.

07/22/2020 15:02:17 CEST

Emulating Nintendo Switch Games on Linux : Full Tutorial with 2 Emulators
URL: https://boilingsteam.com/emulating-nintendo-switch-games-on-linux/
07/22/2020 14:08:30 CEST

Is it worth it to move from GTX 1070 to RX 5700 XT GPU for gaming

I've heard that AMD drivers are better in linux than nvidia, I was wondering if it is worth it to buy AMD RX 5700XT and sell my GTX 1070.

07/22/2020 13:52:52 CEST

CSGO and Dota dropping fps

My laptop is a Dell 7577 with a configuration of gtx 1060 max-q, i5-7300 and 8gb of ram. I installed PopOS 20.04 the other day and man I'm not looking back on windows/macos. Only slight problem when I play csgo and dota, I already installed the latest nvidia driver 450, enabled gamemoderun, high performance and updated my kernel to Xanmod 5.7.9

My fps is dropping to under 60 in csgo and i don't know if something is not right or idk, can anyone help me? I'm very new to linux.. Thanks in advance!

07/22/2020 13:03:53 CEST

Hi, I'm an indie game developer, I've published a platform game on itch.io, if you could try it I would be grateful, any advice or feedback is really very appreciated, thank you, please rate the game. This game is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android
URL: https://unitechgamesentertainment.itch.io/alienrun
07/22/2020 10:41:28 CEST

For people, that want to play Steam Games, that only run on Windows. (For Linux Users)
URL: https://itsfoss.com/steam-play/
07/22/2020 10:39:39 CEST

Low FPS on CSGO (semi-repost)

Hey y'all. A few days ago I made a post about CSGO running pretty bad on a Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon. I've now switch to Manjaro, since I run AMD and want a bleeding edge distro, I've noticed a very big improvement in performance, but it's still pretty unreliable. I am constantly dropping to less than 100 FPS, while on Windows I ran no less than 200 FPS (150 FPS at worst). My specs are:

Ryzen 3500

RX 580 8GB



Kernel 5.8 Manjaro.

I am running the game at high graphical settings, since lowering it doesn't seem to change much.

07/22/2020 08:12:54 CEST

GTA V and Fallout 4 crashing (Epic games and steam)

So to get specs out of the way my os is Manjaro XFCE 20.0.3 using the non free drivers, Ryzen 3200g cpu using its integrated graphics and 1x8gb 2666mhz ddr4. The issue is as I said in the title, crashing in these two games (most likely more but I haven't tried) the way they crash is the exact same, fps goes to about 1 every few seconds, freezes with looped audio and then the system completely hangs. No clue why this is happening but some advice would be great.

07/22/2020 08:06:29 CEST

SuperHot + DLC Free Code

First come, first served. This a GOG code


07/22/2020 07:36:08 CEST

Setup will not detect sound

I am trying to run Halo.

I ran these commands:


Output after running this command:

wine: created the configuration directory ''
0048:err:ole:StdMarshalImpl_MarshalInterface Failed to create ifstub, hres=0x80004002
0048:err:ole:CoMarshalInterface Failed to marshal the interface {6d5140c1-7436-11ce-8034-00aa006009fa}, 80004002
0048:err:ole:get_local_server_stream Failed: 80004002
0050:err:ole:StdMarshalImpl_MarshalInterface Failed to create ifstub, hres=0x80004002
0050:err:ole:CoMarshalInterface Failed to marshal the interface {6d5140c1-7436-11ce-8034-00aa006009fa}, 80004002
0050:err:ole:get_local_server_stream Failed: 80004002
005c:fixme:file:NtLockFile I/O completion on lock not implemented yet
005c:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
005c:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
005c:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
005c:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
005c:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
0064:fixme:file:NtLockFile I/O completion on lock not implemented yet
0064:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
0064:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
0064:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
0064:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
0064:err:mscoree:LoadLibraryShim error reading registry key for installroot
0064:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 5)
0064:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 5)
005c:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 1)
005c:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 1)
007c:fixme:file:NtLockFile I/O completion on lock not implemented yet
007c:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
007c:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 1)
007c:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 1)
0040:err:winediag:SECUR32_initNTLMSP ntlm_auth was not found or is outdated. Make sure that ntlm_auth >= 3.0.25 is in your path. Usually, you can find it in the winbind package of your distribution.
0040:fixme:dwmapi:DwmIsCompositionEnabled 000000006DFA0434
0084:fixme:iphlpapi:NotifyIpInterfaceChange (family 0, callback 0x69ed306d, context 0x11e68d0, init_notify 0, handle 0x1adfaa0): stub
0040:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
00fc:err:module:open_builtin_file failed to load .so lib "/usr/lib32/wine/l3codeca.acm.so"
00fc:err:winediag:gnutls_initialize failed to load libgnutls, no support for encryption
00fc:err:winediag:gnutls_initialize failed to load libgnutls, no support for pfx import/export
00fc:err:module:open_builtin_file failed to load .so lib "/usr/lib32/wine/mp3dmod.dll.so"
0104:err:winediag:gnutls_initialize failed to load libgnutls, no support for encryption
0104:err:winediag:gnutls_initialize failed to load libgnutls, no support for pfx import/export
0104:fixme:file:NtLockFile I/O completion on lock not implemented yet
0104:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
0104:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 1)
0104:fixme:msi:internal_ui_handler internal UI not implemented for message 0x0b000000 (UI level = 1)
00fc:err:winediag:schan_imp_init Failed to load libgnutls, secure connections will not be available.
00fc:err:winediag:SECUR32_initNTLMSP ntlm_auth was not found or is outdated. Make sure that ntlm_auth >= 3.0.25 is in your path. Usually, you can find it in the winbind package of your distribution.
00fc:err:winediag:load_gssapi_krb5 Failed to load libgssapi_krb5, Kerberos SSP support will not be available.
00fc:fixme:dwmapi:DwmIsCompositionEnabled 6D95DD14
010c:fixme:iphlpapi:NotifyIpInterfaceChange (family 0, callback 0x6a0df537, context 0x10d8fd8, init_notify 0, handle 0x191fce8): stub
00fc:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
00fc:err:module:open_builtin_file failed to load .so lib "/usr/lib32/wine/winegstreamer.dll.so"
wine: configuration in L"" has been updated.
0024:err:module:open_builtin_file failed to load .so lib "/usr/lib32/wine/l3codeca.acm.so"

Then I ran these commands

WINEPREFIX= winetricks vb6run vcrun6 wsh57 corefonts

WINEPREFIX= wine Setup.Exe

I keep on getting an error message regarding that the setup is unable to detect sound.


I am not too sure why this is happening. I have tried to use WINEARCH=win32 and I tried to not export it to an external directory and just used the default directory (which is located in ~/.wine, still failed.

I ran this on Linux Mint as a live ISO and it ran fine no issues at all. I am currently running EndeavourOS (Arch-based distro) so I am not too sure why I am having issues over here. Does anyone know what is wrong with it?

07/22/2020 07:03:09 CEST

Star Wars: The Old Republic works perfectly via Proton

At least, as far as my 15 minute test went. The installation took forever (not Wine/Proton's fault, always has), so I didn't get to play as much as I wanted.

Logged onto an existing character, killed some mobs, fast travelled to a cantina, and logged out. Everything was great; 100+ FPS at all times with all graphics settings maxxed out.

Specs: Arch Linux Latest default Proton i7-7700 GTX 1070 32 GB RAM

07/22/2020 06:03:58 CEST

Where to find Linux games?

Just recently switched to Linux and I wasnt sure what people usually do to play games on there

07/22/2020 05:39:06 CEST

The new ryzen apus might bring more laptop gamers into linux
07/22/2020 04:59:41 CEST

Favorite Linux online first person shooters

So, on Windows I was really getting into Post Scriptum a hardcore multiplayer WWII shooter. But since the switch to Linux I haven't been able to play it or a lot of other, smaller and more hardcore shooters because of the client side anti-cheat. Does anyone have a historical or hardcore shooter that works on Linux? I found a really good deal on an ultrawide monitor and a super immersive FPS game seems like the best way to take advantage of it. Thanks!

07/22/2020 03:58:39 CEST

OpenRGB 0.3 - Open Source RGB Lighting Control for Linux (and Windows too!)
URL: https://gitlab.com/CalcProgrammer1/OpenRGB/-/releases/release_0.3
07/22/2020 02:58:17 CEST

Controller Lighting Not Working

I just got a PowerA Spectra wired controller and it works great out of the box with all the games I've tried so far. The only thing that isn't working is the accent lighting it has. I had a friend try it out in his Xbox one and he confirmed it worked fine but for me it doesn't work on any of the USB ports. I'm running Pop_OS 20.04.

07/22/2020 01:47:44 CEST

Help please I really messed up

Hey so I made this post about how and why I deleted my old OS and got Ubuntu 20.04. I also mention that all my files got deleted. In one of the comments someone said that they used recover software to reformat the hard-drive or something like that. I DMd him but didnt get a response so Im just curious if yall know something I can do to recover files? I get a lot of google results for recovery software but I wanna get something I know is trustworthy and reputable rather than give access to my hard drive to a random app. Read the attached post for details.

07/22/2020 00:37:37 CEST

Extreme game lag?

So, I recently switched from Windows to Linux Solus, and since I installed steam and tried to play one of the games, the game was running so poorly that it was at an unplayable state. When I had Windows, it worked just fine and my games were running at 300+ fps, but now I'm getting like 5. Anything I can do to fix that somehow?

07/21/2020 22:57:38 CEST

I recently built an AMD desktop and I'd like to know if I should get the proprietary drivers or stay open source.

I'm running EndeavorOS

07/21/2020 22:23:32 CEST

Fantasy Strike is now free-to-play
URL: https://steamcommunity.com/app/390560
07/21/2020 22:05:28 CEST

[Watch dogs 2] [Lutris] Low fps during cutscenes.

Hi everyone! I'm running watch dogs 2 using lutris via the uplay version (since the game was free there a while ago) and it works absolutley flawlessly. However, during (most) cutscenes the fps drops to ~5-10 which is weird since the game runs at ~60fps during gameplay. \

It has nothing to do with openbox as the same thing happens in normal cinnamon.


OS: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia x86_64 (openbox as wm)

Host: MS-7887 1.0

Kernel: 5.0.0-32-generic

Uptime: 12 hours, 2 mins

Packages: 3286

Shell: zsh 5.4.2

Resolution: 1680x1050

WM: Openbox

WM Theme: Joy

Theme: Fleon [GTK2/3]

Icons: Papirus [GTK2/3]

Terminal: kitty

Terminal Font: MesloLGS NF ctrl+shift+f6

CPU: Intel i5-4460 (4) @ 3.400GHz

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti

Memory: 1440MiB / 7916MiB

Things i've tried:

  • Running on lowest settings.
  • Changing windows version
  • Enabling/Disabling "Enable VAAPI as backend for DXVA2 GPU decoding" (nothing changed)
  • Changing resolution.
  • Enabling/Disabling DXVK (Enabled only worked)
  • Enabling/Disabling VKD3D (Disabled only worked)

Please help as i really want to play this game.

07/21/2020 22:03:48 CEST

Ragnarok on Linux Mint 20

I've tried to play Ragnarok Online on Linux Mint 20 MATE. I open the launcher, it updates and closes, and sometimes it doesn't even update. I've tried in Playonlinux and with the Wine.

Forgive my english, its not my language.

07/21/2020 20:29:28 CEST

Guide for helping debugging wine/dxvk/proton compatibility errors? (Helldivers)

Hi all-

I've ran across a few times now issues of games that have like, 98% functionality but that last little bit just ruins the experience. My latest example of that is Helldivers, a really fun co-op game I've been playing with some buds.

However, this game has a pretty severe issue in that the sound is basically completely borked (in game, menu works fine). First off, the audio levels aren't controllable (SFX/voice/music changes in settings have no effect), the sounds are messed up, and worst are that some sounds cause excessive, ear-bleeding explosions no matter the settings. The only option is to completely mute the game in pulse.

I've never tried to diagnose a sound issue before, or even tell what sound engine/api the game is using. I'd like to report a bug somewhere, but I'm not even sure how to tell if it should be posted to proton or wine. I'd also like to submit an informed bug report, but I'm not sure of any basic steps I could do to help.

This made me wonder if anyone has or has the time to put together a guide for basic debugging of wine/dxvk/proton errors that people in the community could use to help submit debug reports to the appropriate place?

07/21/2020 20:12:14 CEST

Fedora: Proposal to replace default wined3d backend with DXVK
URL: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/DXVKwined3d#Contingency_Plan
07/21/2020 19:43:26 CEST

Indie dev turns Bloodborne 2D in Zelda-like Yarntown (free game and open-source Solarus engine)
URL: https://www.polygon.com/2020/7/20/21331513/bloodborne-yarntown-2d-zelda-indie-game-max-mraz
07/21/2020 19:22:49 CEST

Using vm to play Windows games

So i was wondering if i could use a vm to play Windows supported games. My rig is a r9 290x, i7-4770k and 32GB RAM. The questions is if this would bring major performance issues? As of now i feel like im barely using my linux OS since all I do is gaming. Which in return feel bad because i like linux (manjaro i3) more than Windows. As of now i dual boot. What are your thought on this?

07/21/2020 19:07:08 CEST

NVIDIA tips for Improving performance

So I have a 750ti and I recently discovered the nvidia shader cache which can be enabled with the following environment variables.


The differences are night and day this has reduced stuttering. Just letting people know as there may be quite a few new Linux gamers may not know about this. I simply put this in my zprofile. Are there any other tips for improving performance like shader caches etc which people should know ?

Also thank you to u/HexDSL whose dotfiles I stole this from.

07/21/2020 17:58:58 CEST

I think I need to ditch Linux... For now

I am not an avid gamer, I have two kids and a full time job, so I only get to hop on the computer for short periods of time here and there. For the past few months I have been running on strictly Linux. I loved switching over. It was liberating and a breath of fresh air. It looks more modern and clean and a lot of games work right out of the box on steam. I want to fully support the Linux community and encourage developers to make Linux native content.

But lately I have been spending most of my time on the computer trying to research fixes to get certain games to work. By the time I have it up and running, I have to take a kid a bath, or feed the dinner or just go to bed as I have to get up early for work.

So I think I'm going to wipe and reload windows. And I hate it. But until I have the free time to fiddle with Linux, I think I am stuck with windows.

07/21/2020 17:25:03 CEST

best guide on how to install skyrim on mac using wine?

what is an updated guide that will work without major issues? im a noob at wine stuff too so.. i cant find anything good by just googling im on MacOs Mojave

07/21/2020 17:03:17 CEST

Borderlands 3 - Fossilize Crashing

Tried to play Borderlands 3 this morning with Proton 5.0-9 and it kept crashing.

When I finally killed it I noticed several processes using up my CPU cycles:

  • fossilize replay

Once I killed them all it seemed ok.

I also noticed that "Processing Vulkan Shaders" appears when I first start the game, but nothing happens. No loading bar... nothing. So I click "skip"

Just a heads up for all of you Borderlands 3 gamers.

07/21/2020 16:17:52 CEST

Linux Distributions Timeline

I didnt make this but I feel that this is a good cross post. Below is the link since the actual post is an image which is not permitted here.


07/21/2020 16:16:27 CEST

Green With Envy Power Limit?

How exactly does the power limiter built into Green With Envy work? I've heard that undervolting isn't possible with nvidia cards, so I assume it will instead be directly reducing clock speeds and performance?

I'm planning a build in a small form factor case and I'm concerned about GPU temperatures, since I'll be using a mini GPU with only one fan. I'm torn between the Gigabyte 1660 Super Mini and the Powercolor 5600 XT Mini. On the one hand, the 1660S is supposedly the cooler card, but the ability to customize fan curves and undervolt the 5600 XT may be more than enough to make up for it. Not really sure what my best option is, the last thing I want is to spend so much money on a GPU only for it to be overheating or with a ridiculously loud fan curve.

07/21/2020 15:55:49 CEST

Who else does this?

Scroll through subreddits like battletops and battlestations and see who is running Linux and comments they are just best!

07/21/2020 15:02:08 CEST

Best up to date distro

Whats the best gaming distro for gaming and can I run some windows 10 games on Linux?

07/21/2020 14:57:03 CEST

Linux support for ASUS ROG laptops is coming along nicely
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/linux-support-for-asus-rog-laptops-is-coming-along-nicely
07/21/2020 14:24:16 CEST

Fallout New Vegas loading issue

I installed Fallout: New Vegas on my iMac using a porting kit and followed the instructions to a T. But when I load up the game I only get past the opening cutscene and loading screen then the screen goes back and I can't do anything. I can hear the ambient sounds of the level playing but the game doesn't play past that point. Any one know how to help?

07/21/2020 14:22:00 CEST

Mouse gets stuck on edges when alt-tabbing out of a game

Dear all,

I would like to play EA Football Manager 2013 while "working".

Got the game running with lutris+wine on my Ubuntu 20.04 Laptop, but when I alt+tab out of the game to answer an email and alt+tab back into the game the mouse gets stuck to the edges of the game window. Like I can still move it, but it is only moveable on the outermost edge of the screen.

Not really sure what is happening there. I am normally using dual monitors, but using just one doesn't affect the problem. Trial and errord through the lutris and wine settings but nothing seems to have any effect on it.

What am I missing?

07/21/2020 13:39:28 CEST

Why dont some games support ProtonDB well?

I understand some anti-chest engines wont work well, but like D2s cheat engine might as well be a sleep function for how much it seems to do. Im upset I have to deal with Windows so much due to my desire to play D2 but otherwise use Linux for everything. Im just... confused as to why proton might not work

07/21/2020 12:18:30 CEST

Game VPN for Linux?

I cannot seem to find anything reliable online, but for a lot of competitive games I have to use a gaming VPN to reduce my ping due to shitty ISP. I can't seem to find one for Linux, does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks in advance.

07/21/2020 11:35:34 CEST

Wanting to ditch Windows gaming in favour of Linux, but totally new. Having some partition issues, need some advice.

Hey guys, I just shrunk my Windows installation's partition, and I wan tto install Linux on the space I freed. I freed around 89GBish for a new partition, but I was wondering if I'm installing this correctly? I don't want to wipe my Windows partition, so I just want to make sure i'm doing this correctly. Here's a link to my screenshots of the linux setup:


Does this look right? I selected "Free Space", as I'm assuming that's where the data went, and then in the Linux installer, I have my SSD that has Windows on it selected as the one to install the bootloader. Does all of this look okay? Not super sure if this is the right place to be sposting this, so i'm sorry if it isn't! I'm super new to this.

Thank you so much!

07/21/2020 09:33:01 CEST

Amd or nvidia?

Building a pc and im going to make the switch to linux. Im torn between getting an rx 590 or 6gb 1060. Which is more compatible? A lot of places ive read that amd works better. Is this true? im a novice so any extra advice is welcomed.

07/21/2020 08:18:32 CEST

Fallen Order unable to launch due to account protection

Whenever I try to Launch Jedi Fallen Order I get the following message. This seems to also happen on windows the game did launch fine but the next time I tried I got this message again. This seems to also be a problem on windows what is the best way around this?

too many computers have accessed this accounts version of DIsplayName field missing from registry please try again later

07/21/2020 08:15:01 CEST

[FIX] Need for speed Most Wanted widescreen doesn't work with wine-tkg but works with system Wine (5.12) on Fedora 32

I just solved this for myself so I figured it put this up for future googlers:

If wide-screen doesn't work, you need to enable virtual desktop and set it to 1920x1080, for some reason it doesn't pick it up by itself

07/21/2020 06:09:47 CEST

Using winetricks correctly

Greetings! I am trying to establish a base prefix for future installations by pre-installing what should be essential with winetricks.

However, some of its content confuses me and there seems to be a lot of things abandoned. For example d3dx9, d9k and dxvk seem to occupy much the same space, should or can I install all three? Especially if they are used together with lutris which seems to include something similar. Any tips or guidelines for having a proper prefix?


07/21/2020 04:32:52 CEST

Now i'm getting more fun playing on Linux

I recently published that the only thing I did not like about Linux and its distributions was that you could not play the latest games on Linux like Windows.

Now I have to tell you that I keep my mouth shut cause I have been able to play my Steam and Origin games. Two of them without any problem: Batman Arkham Origins and Jedi Fallen Order.

For the installation I basically followed a very well explained video of Intelligent Gaming - Tutorials & Gameplay on Youtube, called "How To Set Up Linux Mint 20 For Gaming", here it explains how to install: Steam Proton, Wine, nVidia GPU and Lutris.

Running incredible and flawlessly. (love to put some photos but i can't - does not let me)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
ASUS ROG Zenith II Extreme | 64 GB RAM | be quiet! Pro 900

07/21/2020 02:37:39 CEST

Issues in GTA V

I just installed GTA V under proton in steam and I am having several issues with it when I set the screen resolution to 1080p it restarts and starts up In a small window in the top left of my monitor, when I change direct x 10 to direct x 11 the game restarts and resets all the other settings and does not actually change to dx11 and I get errors when trying to join an online session

07/21/2020 01:43:24 CEST

Is it possible to update AMD GPU firmware from Linux?

I recently got a 5700XT that's been having some trouble with overheating. I'm hoping that there might be a firmware update for it, or alternate firmware that would omit the factory overclocking.

I don't have (and refuse to use) Windows, and have not been able to find any tools that claim to be able to flash GPU firmware/BIOS from Linux. LVFS comes close, but they don't list any AMD GPUs on their website, with AMD only "considering" supporting updates through LVFS.

Is there an alternate tool for flashing a GPU that my searches have not been able to turn up?

07/21/2020 01:21:39 CEST

Cant get world of tanks na to run

So i have tried a couple of guides online both on forums and video but i just cant get it to run.

The game will install and i click play and it will launch for a couple of seconds but then it wont actually go into the game.

Have tried to get this to work on pop os and kubuntu and currently on manjaro but on all of these i cant actually get into the game. The window just closes a couple of seconds after clicking play.

I have followed these guides and lutris still no luck. Dont know if its just the na launcher that doesnt work since the other guides im seeing are from eu but i dont think it should make a difference




I am currently on the latest manjaro

have the nvidia drivers 440x something. Followed another guide to setup the manjaro for gaming.



Not sure what im doing wrong. If i could get this game to work would probably not even have to dual log with windows. Just for apex legends i guess. Getting by with replaying titanfall 2 tho. That was an easy game to get to play. Just let lutris do its thing and it work. Just wont work for wot na launcher.

07/21/2020 00:51:18 CEST

A closer look at the SNES DOOM Source Code Release | MVG
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqP3ZzWiul0
07/20/2020 23:50:29 CEST

Dirt Rally 2: Strange FPS behavior


I'm playing Dirt Rally 2 with Proton 5.0-9 and most of the time I can play really smoothly with better graphics than on Windows. It works consistently with only some stuttering sometime before the race starts (but never when racing).

However, it happens than when I launch the game again, it stutters a lot more than usual, and consistently. It doesn't depend on the track or car, but really on the "executable session".

For some reasons, if I start the game again some hours later or reboot (sometimes it doesn't fix the problem), it works smoothly again.

Is there someone who have an idea to fix this? Some launch parameters to use? I'm using none ATM.

The GC is a Nvidia 970GTX.

Thank you.

07/20/2020 22:59:26 CEST

NVIDIA open sourced part of NVAPI SDK to aid 'Windows emulation environments'
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/nvidia-open-sourced-part-of-nvapi-sdk-to-aid-windows-emulation-environments
07/20/2020 22:59:19 CEST

2 Nintendo Switch emulators (which are available on Linux) have many new features like multicore, resolution scaling, 8 player support and more!
URL: https://youtu.be/KpwBaQoVfBk
07/20/2020 22:06:57 CEST

How to go from windows to linux

I don't like windows 10 anymore it's way to complicated and has way to many features. But I don't like Linux either. While windows 10 is complicated when I tried Linux it was too. When I wanted to download something I had to use the annoying command prompt, exe don't work. Half my steam games doesn't even work. Until now I have only used Ubuntu but I know there are a lot more Linux. Is there a Linux that fixes these problem? Or is there a Linux specifically for gaming?

07/20/2020 21:54:38 CEST

Why do Steam and Steam related games immediately close on Arch Linux?

I get a "steam is updating" screen, it says connecting to my account and then closes. Help?

07/20/2020 21:10:22 CEST

Is anyone working on Modern Warfare 2019?

This is the only game keeping me from switching fully to Linux and deleting my windows partition.

Is anyone working on getting this going and is there any way I can help out?

I have very basic programming knowledge and what I would say are comprobable troubleshooting skills. Even if you just need somebody to test the game and get banned, I'm willing to be that person.

07/20/2020 20:54:16 CEST

Photoshop crashes on zoom or brush usage


I'm on POP!_OS 20.04 (equal as Ubuntu 20.04) and I've got problem on both Photoshops on using brush or zooming it crashes to login screen.

Tested on photoshop CC 2015 and CS6

Does anyone have fix for it?

07/20/2020 19:42:04 CEST

Long time Windows User to Linux
URL: /r/ManjaroLinux/comments/hupea1/long_time_windows_user_to_linux/
07/20/2020 19:23:49 CEST

Civ VI

I know that the native version doesn't work out of the box and the Proton version doesn't work at all. However, according to people on ProtonDB and Lutris, adding LD_PRELOAD=/use/lib/libfreetype.so.6 LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/use/lib/openssl-1.0 %command% to launch options fixes the native version. It does nothing at all for me.

I've tried using each individually, too, and haven't had any luck.

Distro & Kernel version: Manjaro 5.6.16-1

07/20/2020 19:16:38 CEST

Need help compiling wine-tkg on Fedora

When compiling I get a bunch of error messages:


configure: libxcursor 32-bit development files not found, the Xcursor extension won't be supported.

configure: libxi 32-bit development files not found, the Xinput extension won't be supported.

configure: XShm 32-bit development files not found, X Shared Memory won't be supported.

configure: XShape 32-bit development files not found, XShape won't be supported.

configure: libXxf86vm 32-bit development files not found, XFree86 Vidmode won't be supported.

configure: libxrandr 32-bit development files not found, XRandr won't be supported.

configure: libxfixes 32-bit development files not found, Xfixes won't be supported.

configure: libxinerama 32-bit development files not found, multi-monitor setups won't be supported.

configure: libxcomposite 32-bit development files not found, Xcomposite won't be supported.

configure: libGLU 32-bit development files not found, GLU won't be supported.

configure: libOSMesa 32-bit development files not found (or too old), OpenGL rendering in bitmaps won't be supported.

configure: OpenCL 32-bit development files not found, OpenCL won't be supported.

configure: pcap 32-bit development files not found, wpcap won't be supported.

configure: libdbus 32-bit development files not found, no dynamic device support.

configure: lib(n)curses 32-bit development files not found, curses won't be supported.

configure: libsane 32-bit development files not found, scanners won't be supported.

configure: libusb-1.0 32-bit development files not found (or too old), USB devices won't be supported.

configure: libv4l2 32-bit development files not found.

configure: libgphoto2 32-bit development files not found, digital cameras won't be supported.

configure: libgphoto2_port 32-bit development files not found, digital cameras won't be auto-detected.

configure: liblcms2 32-bit development files not found, Color Management won't be supported.

configure: GTK3 32-bit development files not found, GTK themes won't be supported.

configure: libpulse 32-bit development files not found or too old, Pulse won't be supported.

configure: gstreamer-1.0 base plugins 32-bit development files not found, GStreamer won't be supported.

configure: OSS sound system found but too old (OSSv4 needed), OSS won't be supported.

configure: libudev 32-bit development files not found, plug and play won't be supported.

configure: libSDL2 32-bit development files not found, SDL2 won't be supported.

configure: libFAudio 32-bit development files not found, XAudio2 won't be supported.

configure: libcapi20 32-bit development files not found, ISDN won't be supported.

configure: libcups 32-bit development files not found, CUPS won't be supported.

configure: fontconfig 32-bit development files not found, fontconfig won't be supported.

configure: libgsm 32-bit development files not found, gsm 06.10 codec won't be supported.

configure: libkrb5 32-bit development files not found (or too old), Kerberos won't be supported.

configure: libtiff 32-bit development files not found, TIFF won't be supported.

configure: libmpg123 32-bit development files not found (or too old), mp3 codec won't be supported.

configure: libopenal 32-bit development files not found (or too old), OpenAL won't be supported.

configure: libvulkan and libMoltenVK 32-bit development files not found, Vulkan won't be supported.

configure: vkd3d 32-bit development files not found (or too old), Direct3D 12 won't be supported.

configure: libgcrypt 32-bit development files not found, GCRYPT won't be supported.

configure: libldap (OpenLDAP) 32-bit development files not found, LDAP won't be supported.


Is there a single dnf command to get the 32 bit versions of all these packages?

07/20/2020 19:09:15 CEST

Can you play games on steam that are torrented on proton?

Do the torrented games have to be linux games to work, or can they be windows games and used with proton?

07/20/2020 18:58:46 CEST

Playing games on a Windows VM

Did someone try playing Windows only titles over a Windows VM? If so, how bad is the performance loss? COD MW is the only thing that keeps me on to Windows. I'm still using Linux in a VM so my results would be much worse if I install a VM onto a VM xD

07/20/2020 18:18:08 CEST

Laptop performance is awful on some games that work fine for others? (according to their reports on protondb)

My laptop has a rtx 2060, and a i7-9750H, games like Hitman 2 and ESO perform awfully for some reason.

07/20/2020 17:20:08 CEST

Has anyone been able to get death stranding to work since the patch?

I was able to play death stranding without an issue by using the beta branch of proton, until a patch came out a few days ago which caused my game to crash on launch, always giving me Dx12-ErrorCode : 0x80004005. anyone got any luck with getting the game running since the patch?

07/20/2020 16:50:49 CEST

Please recommend me a good Steering Wheel

Hello everyone.

Just started to search about a good steering wheel to play Dirt, F1 and stuff on my beloved ubuntu machine.

Please, recommendations?

07/20/2020 16:18:59 CEST

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice crashes after the first cutscene

I just tried to play Sekiro on my linux and it always crashes after the first cutscene. On Windows I could easily play it with 30fps + with some tweaks but on Linux it always fails to allocate memory.

I'm using an laptop with 2 GPUs one Intel and the other one Nvidia but I can't find anything in the logs that mentions that the game uses the Nvidia GPU even when I run it with primusrun.

Backtrace: https://transfer.sh/VzrhP/backtrace.txt

07/20/2020 14:09:10 CEST

NVIDIA open sourced part of NVAPI SDK to aid 'Windows emulation environments'
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/nvidia-open-sourced-part-of-nvapi-sdk-to-aid-windows-emulation-environments
07/20/2020 13:50:16 CEST

How To Set Up Debian, Ubuntu, Arch for Gaming Using Python - Wine, Lutris, Steam, GOverlay, MangoHUD

Hi everyone.

So I recently got a recommendation about a new Github project that uses an interactive Python script to install drivers, WINE, Lutris, Steam, GOverlay and MangoHUD for Debian, Ubuntu and Arch as well as any distributions based on them.

The installation sources are taken from the Lutris wiki, GOverlay and MangoHUD githhub pages respectively, and the idea is that you run this Python script and based on the parameters you specify, it will download and install the drivers and software for you.

As always, I have produced a quick video showing the installation and running the Python script in question.


I've tested this both on Ubuntu and Manjaro so far, and have not found any issues.

So if you want to try this for yourself, check out the Github page for more details.


I am not the original developer of this script so all credit goes to him, and if you encounter any issues, note it on the Github page.

This is still a work in progress but I personally think it is a great step to automating set up of gaming on Linux, and there is also a GUI version in the works.

As always, if you found the video helpful, please consider checking out the channel for more content like this, and subscribe to support me.

Many Thanks


07/20/2020 13:49:05 CEST

And drivers

Hello all I am a windows 10 user looking to switch to Linux probably POPos or Ubuntu will be my distro I have been watching this sub reddit very closely to see the progress on wine/proton EAC progress and I see it's getting close it's just not where I would like it to be just yet. My question is on windows I have the adrenaline driver software with a lot of creature comforts built in overclocking, undervolting, streaming etc my question is does the Linux driver have the same thing or would I need a software replacement for each thing I listed ?

07/20/2020 13:31:41 CEST

Proton-GE won't work above 60hz on any games

So, when I run vanilla proton it detects my 144hz monitor fine and runs it at the appropriate refresh rate (titanfall 2, dawn of war soulstorm, pretty much everything) however when I run any build of ge (5.9, 5.11 etc) it runs at 60fps with horrible tearing

I'm still getting this behaviour even after a fresh install. Does anyone know how to fix this?

I'm using the latest version of manjaro KDE.

My specs are:

RTX 2080ti

Intel i5 8400

16gb ram

I'm running the latest propiertary nvidia drivers.

07/20/2020 13:20:15 CEST

Issue with Proton?

having this error pop up when I try to open Proton 5.0 on Steam:


I'm super new to Linux, so I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong, but I downloaded Proton 5.0 from the tools menu on my Steam Library, and I went into my Steam Settings and enabled "Steam Play on all titles." and am currently trying to open a windows title that is supported by Proton. Any idea what's going on?

07/20/2020 13:07:02 CEST

wine 5.13 and fsync questions

Hi i want to know if fsync will work with wine 5.13 or if it will need another fsync patch i read about futex2. has this new versions regressions as previous versions?

what does this sys calls in ntdll do?

what games needs sys calls ?

07/20/2020 12:37:43 CEST

Gta v on linux... After someone suggested to change the drive to ext4. And proton GE not letting me install rockstar game launcher. I switched back to the official version of proton 5.0.9. And i can install the shitty launcher, but im not getting further then this point. Im using fedora with gtx1050
URL: https://v.redd.it/bewugc14nzb51
07/20/2020 12:20:39 CEST

Couple questions in regard to gaming on Linux.

Hey! Just did a full install of Linux Mint on a USB stick to test the waters before committing to overwriting my Windows copy on my SSD, and had a couple concerns/questions in regards to gaming/fluidity---

  1. How or where can I disable Mouse Acceleration? Out of the box, Linux has some pretty fast mouse acceleration that I'm not used to. Is this possible to do, and how would I go about doing it?
  2. My monitor is a 144hz G-SYNC monitor, but it's running at 60hz on Linux. How/where can I adjust this?
  3. The full installation of Linux is running exceptionally slowly. Even slower than the live version that I was running before installing. What's the deal here? I used two different USBs, so perhaps the one I'm using is slower? They were both Sandisk, and one of them is 32GB, and the other 128GB. I believe this one I'm running Linux off of has a 100MB/s read/write speed, but it's taking like 10 minutes to install something small like Discord and Steam.
  4. Is there a way I can turn off the v-sync of the Desktop Compositor entirely? I can't do this on Windows, but if I could do it on Linux that's be incredible.

Thank you so much, and sorry for the bombardment of questions! I'm just super excited to finally jump into this world.

07/20/2020 11:02:12 CEST

any help with playonmac? i have everything installed and i have just logged into steam, and its been just... loading... for a long time now, any help?
URL: https://i.redd.it/zgdds3mv8zb51.png
07/20/2020 11:00:41 CEST

Question about wine-tkg from FroggingFamily

Does wine-tkg has DXVK enabled by default or do I have to install it manually after wine? Although in winecfg there are no dll overrides being shown. How should I know that DXVK is enabled and or should I install it in wine-tkg ?

07/20/2020 10:59:21 CEST

The elitist mentality towards games like Fortnite is deplorable and needs to stop.

Fortnite is not coming to linux - but when this was announced in another thread, it was surprising, and extremely disappointing to see the number of people relishing in the news. The elitist circle jerk attitude towards games has got to stop if you want any chance of developers supporting our community. Fortnite isn't the only game that is a victim, but it seems to be the largest. Contrary to many of your beliefs, Fortnite having an official linux port would be extremely good for our community.

Some facts about the scale and ground breaking records of Fortnite:

  • There are over 350 million uniquely registered users
  • Fortnite generated $1.8 billion in revenue in 2019 (for comparison, LoL made $1.5 billion)
  • October 2019 Twitch logged 67.7 million hours of total Fortnite viewership
  • It is the most played and most successful free to play game in terms of revenue - ever.
  • The iOS app generated nearly $10 million in revenue in 2 weeks on initial release, second only to Netflix with $12.5 million.

There are literally hundreds of ground breaking metrics regarding the game. Whether you dislike Fortnite or not - it has a massive community, and a massive market share. If it ever did come to linux (though with most of y'all's attitude, why would they want to?) this would be a massive spotlight for linux gaming as a whole. Not to mention, there are numerous technical breakthroughs that would help other games. Primarily in regards to getting EAC and BattlEye kernel drivers to work properly with WINE. This would break a lot barriers for so many games. This will also soon be very relevant for a lot of you as League of Legends will be in the same predicament as it is switching it's anti cheat system to an anti cheat kernel driver (Xigncode3 , EAC, and BattlEye all do the same). This will be for their entire game suite, not just league of legends. In fact, down the line I would not be surprised to see many other games or newer games switch to the same or similar systems for cheat prevention.

Also to all the people hating on Tim Sweeney, you literally do not give him the credit he deserves. He founded Epic Games in 1991 in his parents basement, he is the creator of Unreal Engine, and next to some of the work steam has done, is probably one of the largest contributors if not the largest contributor to linux gaming. EAC natively has linux support, as well as Unity and Unreal Engine 4. He has provided a massive platform for people to develop for and on Linux, and too many of you just throw him under the bus.

Whether you like Fortnite or not - whether you like any game or not, ridiculing it's player base, community, and creators will own hurt linux gaming as a whole. A lot of progress has been made, but if mentalities like this take root and grow it will do nothing but hinder us in the future. So please, don't be ignorant and naive. If you see this kind of behavior, help us all out and shut it down.

07/20/2020 10:10:41 CEST

Run games with dGPU on laptop

Hi. I'm new to linux gaming.
I have a laptop that i've installed arch linux. This laptop have specs like this:

AMD Ryzen 5 3550H with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx
AMD ATI Radeon RX 560X

What i wonder is. If i install steam and install game in it, will it run on Vega or RX 560 on default?
If it's run with vega on default, how i can change it to use RX 560 ?

Thank you in advance.

07/20/2020 09:40:33 CEST

can someone please help install windows steam on my mac???

I've been so frustrated because no matter how many videos i watch i can never find a tutorial that works, if someone could help it would really make my day-no...my year

07/20/2020 09:33:18 CEST

CSGO on linux vs Windows

Dont worry this is not a compare the FPS, but infind textures further away look not as crisp as they do ob Windows. I get identical FPS, and the settings are the same, anyone else have this? Im using pop os with nvidia 950m using the 440 driver.

07/20/2020 08:48:33 CEST

War Selection (a free to play RTS similar to AoE) now has a native Linux version.
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/newshub/app/1022450/view/5043419880198619234
07/20/2020 05:41:40 CEST

CantCan't figure out eac patch on wine.

How do I install the eac patch in lutris? Guess I am a little stupid when it comes to these things but I cannot find a guide or anything anywhere.

07/20/2020 03:42:23 CEST

Boiling Steam Does Steam Summer Sale 2020
URL: https://boilingsteam.com/boiling-steam-does-steam-summer-sale-2020/
07/20/2020 03:33:04 CEST

Help with Uncapping Browser FPS

So there's this browser game called krunker.io whose physics are FPS-based. Naturally, I want to play with the highest fps possible. I also want to play on browser. Can someone tell me how I can uncap my FPS? I am currently on Ubuntu 20.

important note: I want to uncap fps on Brave browser. Chrome is fine too.

07/20/2020 03:25:03 CEST

Having an issue with amdgpu and amdgpu pro on a ryzen 3200g using the igpu (ubuntu 20.04)

With the regular one most apps and games would work find but fallout 4 and I'm guessing more that I didn't test would instantly crash. With pro fallout 4 opens but performance is terrible and apps like discord or Microsoft teams give me a black screen. What drivers would you suggest I install now?

07/20/2020 03:19:37 CEST

When I run Wine 5.13 ARM APK on my Samsung S10e it says "Setting up Windows environment" then just crashes to the main menu of the phone. This is the crash message.
URL: https://i.redd.it/gvcuzx9ilwb51.jpg
07/20/2020 02:05:05 CEST

Epic Games GTAV - Windows vs Linux (Lutris)

I got that free copy of GTAV on the Epic Games Store a little while back.

My rig is a liquid cooled Ryzen 7 3700X with a GeForce RTX 2070 Super, 16GB of RAM, not O/C'd.

Installed GTAV on Windows 10. Performance was fine, normal frame rate, everything set to the middle graphics settings. But every minute or so, the game would have a huge stutter, then go back to normal for a minute, then stutter again. Frame rate would be solid the entire time, then crash, then go back to normal. I spent days fiddling with the settings, moving the installation to the SSD instead of the 7200rpm drive... NOTHING WORKED. Pretty sure it had to do with the Rockstar Launcher DRM, but I don't know.

So, I loaded up my PopOS install, opened up Lutris, setup my game install, and loaded the game up to test it.

It ran flawlessly. Straight up. On the highest settings.

07/20/2020 01:36:44 CEST

There are now 150,000 subscribers to /r/Linux_Gaming.

When I started posting to Reddit and subbed to /r/Linux_Gaming almost exact four years ago, there were only 35k subscribers. Though we can name some specific reasons for spikes in subs over the years, the growth of the subreddit has been generally steady over time.

07/20/2020 01:14:53 CEST

Input delay on Steam Link on Raspberry Pi?

Hey guys, Ive got Steam Link installed on a Raspberry Pi setup on my living room TV, and Im getting a bit of input lag. Nothing too big, but more than enough to get in the way of playing most action games. Id like to reduce this lag as much as possible. Here are the specifications of my setup:

- Raspberry Pi 3B+

- Steam Link was installed on the standard Raspberry PI OS

- Both the Pi and the gaming PC are connected to the same router via Ethernet cable, with stable connection up to 95Mb/s

- The controlled plugged in the Pi is a USB wired Xbox One controller.

I am positive that the delay is being inserted through the Pi, and not other parts of the setup. Here is the thought process that got me to that assumption:

- I also play with Steam Remote play on my regular laptop connected via 2.4GHz Wi-fi. The connection drops very often but there is no noticeable input delay. Therefore, I conclude that delay is not intricate to remote play.

- I figured that a lot of TVs can insert lag to gaming, so I tried swapping the TV to my gaming monitor and using other controllers, to no avail.

If my assumptions are correct, the delay is being generated on the PI or its software. If anyone could provide a fix or tips that might reduce this lag, Id be grateful.

07/20/2020 00:51:18 CEST

Fortnite.... Fortnite is NOT "coming" any time soon. I hope this gets as much attention as my previous post.

Earlier today I made a post saying that "Fortnite is coming" and it got a lot of attention. Seeing that Apex is now playable with the testing builds, I misinterpreted GE's tweet about Fortnite: it happens that Fortnite is a more complicated case (I'm not going to get into details because I don't know enough) and won't be playable any time soon. Sorry for spreading misinformation, and i hope this post reaches everyone that saw my previous post.

07/20/2020 00:49:03 CEST

Origin/Battlefield - Unable to connect to EA servers to activate

I have read Origin has caused many headaches for Wine gamers, but it seems like a lot of people have gotten it working, so I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction.

I have gotten Battlefield 4 to fully install, but upon launching it, I get "We are unable to connect to EA servers to activate Battlefield 4 on this computer using your account. Please try again later"

I used the Battlefield 4 install from Lutris, and have tried launching it using both Lutris(5.7-5) and WineHQ-staging(5.13). Both give the same error.

Has anyone encountered this? Any advice? I have done plenty of reddit searching and googling, but only find issues with Origin not launching, not downloading games, or not working in i3.


07/19/2020 23:52:18 CEST

Any other G14 users on here? What's my best option for Linux on this machine? Or is there an option...?

Hey all,

Recently got an Asus Zephyrus G14. Right before I got this computer, I briefly began dipping my toe into the world of Linux, but that came to a hard stop after I got this PC. I had been using Ubuntu on my old laptop, but it's apparently not compatible with the G14 yet.

I've read various rumors about distros like Ubuntu working on support for the G14, and I've heard of other people having varied success using arch and F32, But like I said, I had just started getting in to linux. I'm not afraid to follow some instructions in the terminal, but I'm certainly not yet capable of troubleshooting and fixing hardware compatibility issues by myself.

So I guess my question is will distros support this computer better in the future? I guess I don't exactly understand how the support of new devices works with Linux. I understand it's an open-source OS, but I have no idea what to expect from that with regards to future compatibility.

My last laptop (Lenovo) Worked almost perfectly with Ubuntu. The only thing that didn't work as far as I could tell was the fingerprint scanner. From what I'm reading about this computer so far, most people don't have more than one or two of the function buttons working, not to mention the designated GPU. And I have a huge amount of respect for the people willing to try that and work on it and stuff, but I'm not ready to get into that boat yet.

So what does the future look like for gaming on linux on some of these newer PCs? I don't know if it's an answerable question, but is it likely that distros like Ubuntu will support this device in the future? Near future? Far future?

I guess I'm just looking for some insight from more seasoned linux-users. I'd love to jump ship from windows completely, and I'd be totally comfortable doing so in a fully-working Ubuntu environment. But is it even reasonable to hope for something like that right now? Should I just get settled into Windows and expect to wait for a few months? years?

07/19/2020 22:53:50 CEST

What are your thoughts on Project Gorgon?

Hey everyone, just curious about your thoughts on Project Gorgon. I have an urge to play an MMORPG and I realize that on Linux we are very limited on what we have. Is the game worth it at a $40 price tag? I don't mind the graphics so long as the gameplay is engaging and fun.

To those who have tried it what are your thoughts?

07/19/2020 22:40:13 CEST

Origin/Battlefield - Unable to connect to EA servers to activate

I have read Origin has caused many headaches for Wine gamers, but it seems like a lot of people have gotten it working, so I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction.

I have gotten Battlefield 4 to fully install, but upon launching it, I get "We are unable to connect to EA servers to activate Battlefield 4 on this computer using your account. Please try again later"

I used the Battlefield 4 install from lutris, and have tried launching it using both Lutris(5.7-5) and WineHQ-staging(5.13). Both give the same error.

Has anyone encountered this? Any advice? I have done plenty of reddit searching and googling, but only find issues with Origin not launching, not downloading games, or not working in i3.


07/19/2020 22:10:08 CEST

Can anyone help me? I get this everytime i wanna play gtaV. Im using proton 5.9 GE-3-ST. (Plus i didnt have a rockstar game launcher installer, which i had when opening in manjaro) i use a gtx 1050 with a i5 8300h and my distribution is fedora 32 workstation.
URL: https://v.redd.it/akre3bdtdvb51
07/19/2020 22:00:40 CEST

Any dance games ?

I now have a setup where I connected my PC to my TV (I use my laptop for work) I've installed Kubuntu and I mainly use it to watch movies/youtube/udemy/skillshare on the big screen.

And I also use Skype/other video chat programs from it as I have connected a good webcam.

It works really well and I can install any games that would run on Linux, which leads me to my question are there any games like Kinect Star Wars Dance mode on Linux ?

Also any games like Mortal Kombat ?

Thank you for reading.

07/19/2020 21:44:05 CEST

Really low fps on Dark Souls 3 (POP_OS)

So I've been using POP_OS for a few weeks now and I absolutely love it. Most games run basically the same as on windows, if not better. For some reason tho, Dark Souls 3 runs REALLY badly (i'm talking below 20 fps). This is kinda weird because even though my Pc isn't the greatest (Gtx 1050, I7-2600, 8gb DDR3 ram), it was capable of running the game at a locked 60fps on the high setting on Windows. Anyone capable of helping? Thanks a lot

07/19/2020 20:30:01 CEST

Manjaro adds the FSync/Futex patches by Valve to speed up some processes, especially for Proton gaming in the Linux57 kernel series.
URL: /r/ManjaroLinux/comments/hu4bve/manjaro_adds_the_fsyncfutex_patches_by_valve_to/
07/19/2020 19:40:27 CEST

Science-fantasy retro roguelike "Caves of Qud" sees its largest update ever: "The Tomb of the Eaters".
URL: https://steamcommunity.com/games/333640/announcements/detail/4396027342299194624
07/19/2020 19:02:13 CEST

Has anyone been able to run GTA SA-MP properly with Wine?

I'm on macOS Catalina 10.15.6 on a MacBook Pro Retina Late 2012 13"
I don't understand why, but every time I join a server SA-MP starts Singleplayer San Andreas

1) Directory is set correctly

2) I followed the guide on how to properly setup GTA:SA (It opens and works perfectly in Singleplayer)

3) I'm pretty sure I have 1.0 version & cracked

4) I changed samp.dll to samp.asi and no success

Yeah I don't know what to do anymore.. Can you guys help me?

07/19/2020 18:58:19 CEST

Do you need a GPU with Vulkan?

Hi everyone, I hope you're feeling well today, I have a question for you, you need a Vulkan GPU for gaming? I have a old GPU which doesn't support Vulkan, only OpenGL and directX (Windows), I tried to play some games with Lutris, but when I open it, always ask me for DXVK (Vulkan)

Sorry I'm so newb and I am trying to understand that. Thanks :)

07/19/2020 18:12:32 CEST

Steam won't open.

Hey everyone. I just switched to linux and I can't run steam somehow. I have artix linux runit with xfce de. Any suggestion will be helpful.

emo-tulpart5v141:[emo]:~$ steam
Running Steam on artix rolling 64-bit
STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically
Pins up-to-date!
Steam client's requirements are satisfied
[2020-07-19 22:00:50] Startup - updater built Jul 10 2020 21:36:30
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1594863892)
libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found
libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  GLXBadContext
SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request:  151 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  3 (X_GLXCreateContext)
Value in failed request:  0x0
Serial number of failed request:  45
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Major opcode of failed request:  151 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  6 (X_GLXIsDirect)
Serial number of failed request:  46
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Looks like steam didn't shutdown cleanly, scheduling immediate update check
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1594863892)
[2020-07-19 22:00:50] Checking for update on startup
[2020-07-19 22:00:50] Checking for available updates...
[2020-07-19 22:00:50] Downloading manifest: client-download.steampowered.com/client/steam_client_ubuntu12
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1594863892)
[2020-07-19 22:00:51] Download skipped: /client/steam_client_ubuntu12 version 1594863892, installed version 1594863892
[2020-07-19 22:00:51] Nothing to do
[2020-07-19 22:00:51] Verifying installation...
[2020-07-19 22:00:51] Performing checksum verification of executable files
[2020-07-19 22:00:51] Verification complete
Loaded SDL version 2.0.13-5893924

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.713: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.713: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.713: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.713: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.714: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.714: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.716: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.716: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.716: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.716: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.717: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",

(steam:8092): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:00:51.719: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",
libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found
libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  GLXBadContext
Major opcode of failed request:  151
Serial number of failed request:  48
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request:  151
Value in failed request:  0x0
Serial number of failed request:  47
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
Major opcode of failed request:  151
Serial number of failed request:  49
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
assert_20200719220050_1.dmp[8130]: Uploading dump (out-of-process)
/home/emo/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh: line 750:  8092 Segmentation fault      $STEAM_DEBUGGER "$STEAMROOT/$STEAMEXEPATH" "$@"
emo-tulpart5v141:[emo]:~$ assert_20200719220050_1.dmp[8130]: Finished uploading minidump (out-of-process): success = yes
assert_20200719220050_1.dmp[8130]: response: CrashID=bp-ab8db211-6c6d-41f6-bc50-471a62200719
assert_20200719220050_1.dmp[8130]: file ''/tmp/dumps/assert_20200719220050_1.dmp'', upload yes: ''CrashID=bp-ab8db211-6c6d-41f6-bc50-471a62200719''
07/19/2020 18:06:54 CEST

A Mint, an Xbox controller, and a Hitman

Hey guys, running Linux Mint 20 on kernel.

I have a PDP wired Xbox One controller which doesn't seem to be recognized properly by Hitman (2016). Jstest-gtk picks up the controller and all inputs function, it needed calibrating (confused R stick and trigger axes) but otherwise fine. Steam recognizes the controller and it tests perfectly, no calibration needed.

Tried launching in both regular and Big Picture Mode. Controller works perfectly to navigate in Big Picture Mode. After the Hitman launcher, game opens and "Press Return to Start" shows up. On Windows you can just press A on the controller and it'll jump into the main menu, but nothing here, have to use keyboard. Go into game options and controller is just straight up grayed out.

Haven't installed any other titles yet that are gamepad compatible to try, but had little to no issues with the same controller on a different PC running Mint 19.1. Same controller also works flawlessly in Windows so nothing wrong with the controller itself.

Any tips or pointers on where to begin trying to get this thing working properly? Thanks in advance!

07/19/2020 17:26:37 CEST

Is there any good emulator to play mobile games on linux?

There are a lot of android emulators for windows, is there any for linux? Any with native support? By using the windows versions with wine is it possible to get good performace?

07/19/2020 17:22:09 CEST

Use Windows Steam folder in Linux

For reference: I am on the latest version (20.0.4, I believe) of Pop!_OS, as well as the latest version of Steam. I am trying to get my Steam games from a separate hard drive (that has games installed from when I used Windows) to show up in Pop!_OS.

I already asked this in the tech support thread but it got buried under a million comments. If I apparently can't ask this here I'll take it down.

I am trying to use the same steam folder from Windows in Pop!_OS. According to this video, I have to have my drive mounted. Same thing according to this article. This was rather easy and I have no trouble with it.

My issue comes in the form of this error that I receive whenever I try and add my steam folder: "new steam folder must be on a file system mounted with execute permissions".

I'm guessing that my issue is with read/write permissions of the folder, but I'm not sure. I'm new to Linux, so any help is much appreciated.

07/19/2020 16:15:29 CEST

"It finally happened." Fortnite is coming (not that I play it, but it's great)
URL: https://twitter.com/GloriousEggroll/status/1284709708276944896?s=19
07/19/2020 15:44:36 CEST

Weekly Tech-Support Thread for July 19, 2020: Ask your tech-support questions in this thread please

When asking for help, include as much information as you can. Give us details to work with. Your specs, distro, drivers and software versions, logs and terminal output. The more you give us, the easier it is to help.

Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

If you see a new tech-support related question posted in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

Ask away!

07/19/2020 15:33:17 CEST

Great Video to Help People Get Started Gaming in Linux
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvrft9ULvho
07/19/2020 15:03:01 CEST

[Star Citizen][Experiment]It works with 8GB of RAM... more less
URL: https://scl.hypertesto.me/it-works-with-8gb-of-ram/
07/19/2020 15:01:35 CEST

skyrim on MacOS Mojave 2020?

i want to play skyrim on MacOS Mojave, i tried porting kit but the game drops to 5fps when im indoor and the audio is so low and screen changes color when i change brightness so its unplayable (i didnt see anyone else with these issues online and i cant find any solutions) . how can i get skyrim working with wine that wont have any issues.

07/19/2020 14:35:16 CEST

I'm trying to conduct an experiment on who pays the most for games on which OS (Mac, Windows or Linux).


Have you payed for games before? Answer either yes or no.

I'm assuming every comment will be an answer so please don't comment random stuff, it'll make my job much more difficult.

07/19/2020 14:25:50 CEST

Lutris is out with some small changes to provide better Direct3D 12 support
URL: https://github.com/lutris/lutris/releases/tag/v0.5.7.1
07/19/2020 13:49:51 CEST

CS:GO almost freezes system on launch

So I installed CS:GO on my Debian + KDE setup through steam. And the game slows down the system extremely on launch. It takes a loooong time to initialise the map and then also there's massive input lag and it acts like a slideshow. Infact I can't even actually start playing because the cursor takes seconds to move and clicking on a team (choosing CT or T) doesn't seem to do anything. I can't even change the system volume during that time. The sound level overlay just pops up but nothing changes and remains there. Asked a friend who uses Kubuntu on similar speced system. Exact same results on his side too.

Because of all the arguments I see on the internet saying that linux has improved a lot for gaming I thought I should try installing a game on it. But this experience is totally opposite. Seems like it's still only good for my programming workflow.

Specs :

CPU - i5 7200U RAM - 8 GB GPU - Onboard (Intel HD 620)

07/19/2020 13:30:12 CEST

Questions about gaming VMs

Hello guys, with the recent news of EAC compatibility coming to wine and my growing hatred of Windows, the idea of switching my desktop to Linux grows increasingly more tantalizing. I recently stumbled upon the SomeOrdinaryGamers build where he sets up a GPU passthrough to his windows VM to run rainbow six at full performance. He mentioned that you need two GPUs to make this work, but you could use an integrated graphics card. Would that mean that one of your GPUs cannot be used on Linux, and would only serve to power that VM? Is there a way to make it work for Linux and switch to the Windows VM when you turn it on? Is dual booting just a better option if you only have one GPU and integrated graphics?

07/19/2020 13:24:10 CEST

ReactOS hits a milestone actually hiring a full-time developer. And we've got our talons on the latest build to see what needs fixing
URL: https://www.theregister.com/2020/07/16/reactos_project_milestone/
07/19/2020 12:49:26 CEST

Console wars :P
URL: https://youtu.be/j7TvwaqOv8U
07/19/2020 12:41:20 CEST

Minor Issues with a Game on Wine

I've installed Resident Evil 4 (the original 2007 PC version) on my Linux machine via PlayonLinux, and everything works perfectly except the video files, which are in mpg format and don't play at all. I've tried to install ffdshow but it did not fix the issue. How can I fix this? I know it's a minor thing but it really bothers me.

07/19/2020 12:31:31 CEST

Minor Issue with a Game

I've installed Resident Evil 4 (the original PC version) on my Linux machine via PlayonLinux, and everything works perfectly except the video files, which are in mpg format and don't play. I tried to install ffdshow but it did not fix the issue. Is there a way I can fix this? I know it's a minor thing but it really bothers me.

07/19/2020 12:28:10 CEST

Serious gaming

I use pop os on my laptop, nothing highend a i7 and 950m, and i do game alot. Now im planning to build a gaming pc something like a 5600XT and Ryzen 3600 but having a hard time deciding on Pop again or Windows.

Im fully aware some games just will not work or some do that are flawed with issues. Which is fine for the most part. I basically love the eye candy, do people find it ok maxing out graphics on linux?

My main concern is am i wasting loads of fps translating direct x and for pure gaming am i silly and should just with windows?

07/19/2020 11:30:57 CEST

Is it possible to launch games with Proton GE through the command line?

I have a DRM free game that I can launch through the steam client, except it has one fatal flaw which prevents me from using the controller. The controller works when I launch the game through wine but the game has several issues that are fixed with proton. I tried various different versions of proton, including the GE version and they all have the same controller problem. The game launches but it won't pick up my old directinput controller no matter what settings I mess with in the TV mode on steam.

Is it possible to launch it through the command line and skip the steam client entirely? I'd prefer a solution that didn't require downloading additional software.

07/19/2020 09:56:09 CEST

Things that will be done for Unreal 4.26 including improvements to defferd and forward rendering for Vulkan and Metal.
URL: https://trello.com/b/TTAVI7Ny/ue4-roadmap
07/19/2020 09:50:08 CEST

[FIX] Burnout paradise crashes libv4l2 Device or resource busy

I ran into this problem where Burnout Paradise Ultimate Box crashes on DMV when it tries to take a profile picture. Libv4l2 would crash with "Device or resource busy".

The easiest fix is to just unload the camera module with:

sudo modprobe -r uvcvideo

For some reason it wouldn't recognize my save file and would keep going to the beginning and trying to take the picture.

What DOES NOT work:

Linking /dev/video to $WINEPREFIX/drive_c/dosdevices/com1

Turning off Camera in Gnome Settings

07/19/2020 07:27:06 CEST

Are Nvidia cards worse for gaming on Linux than AMD cards?

I've been considering switching over to Linux for a while, but I have an Nvidia GPU, and also a G-SYNC monitor that I can' tlive without. Are Nvidia cards truly bad on Linux, or has what I've heard just been anecdotal

07/19/2020 05:54:24 CEST

All Blizzard games fail to run

OpenSUSE Tumbleweed

Wine 5.12

DXVK 1.7

Blizzard titles Starcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III, and Heroes of the Storm were all running excellently. Recently, they have all quit working. Unsure if it was after some OS updates or Blizzard updates. Battle.net still starts OK.

Anyone else?

07/19/2020 03:29:21 CEST

Halo 3 and Reach Co-op campaigns not working? "An error occurred while playing co-op campaign."

My brother and I were playing a lot of custom games in H3 with no issues and decided to play some campaign missions. Both in Halo 3 and Halo Reach our games were interrupted by a game error stating, "An error occurred while playing co-op campaign. Restart at the last mission point to continue." The error would pop up around the same time played in each game, not triggered by a certain point reached or load point. Clicking Okay on the popup would send us both back to the main menu and disband our party. We could maybe play for 2 minutes each attempt. Single player works as expected.

This happened regardless of who was hosting, me on Linux Mint 19.3 and my brother on Windows 10. There were no issues or errors printed in the terminal, so that was no help. However when the game was hosted on the Windows 10 machine my game was stuttering significantly. Brother did not have this issues when I was hosting.

I am currently running the game using Proton 5.0-9 and wine 5.0.1, with winetricks set to win7 compatibility mode to fix the sound bugs. We are playing on a local network and the issue disappeared when using my Windows 10 laptop instead.

My guess is that it is an EAC related error? I will have to try without EAC entirely and see if that makes a difference, and also try Halo CE and 2 campaigns later. We had 0 issues playing custom games for hours so I am a bit stumped.

07/19/2020 03:13:34 CEST

Pathfinder Kingmaker crashes on launch with Steam

Hello all,

I just recently installed Pathfinder: Kingmaker on Linux with Steam. Unfortunately, it doesn't run. When I hit the play button, the game just crashes. I've set launch options in the advanced settings to:WINEDEBUG="+timestamp,+pid,+tid,+seh,+debugstr,+module"

to see if I could get any debug output, but nothing appears.

At this point, I have no idea why it crashes, and no way to debug the problem.

Any help or suggestions appreciated.

07/19/2020 02:35:43 CEST

Get wine to recognize e-gpu on macOS

Hey guys, I have no idea where else to look. I'm trying to get wine to use my e-gpu on Macbook but apparently it only runs on integrated intel gpu. Is there any way to; hide intel gpu from wine/force use of e-gpu/any other way to get this to work. It works for most applications, but wine is not using it. Thank you.

07/19/2020 02:14:54 CEST

Should I buy second GPU for WM gaming?

Hi,I want to play Rainbow Six Siege,but don`t want dual boot,so I decided to play on WM.I found many instruction for passthrough GPU for 2 GPU systems,but also I found way to passthrough with only one GPU in system.Reason I asking this that I found RX 570(probably good for my game) for not so big for me money.

Which way (1 or 2 GPU ) is better (takes less host reboot,easier to setup or something other) ?

My specs:

  • CPU:AMD Ryzen 3700x
  • GPU (that i already have) : Radeon RX5500XT
  • RAM:32 GB
07/19/2020 00:59:33 CEST

Worms Armageddon from 1999 just got an official Update to make it compatible with Wine/Proton
URL: https://worms2d.info/Worms_Armageddon_3.8_Features
07/19/2020 00:55:21 CEST

Titan... actually fall (2)

(Spoiler alert)

So, I managed to make Titanfall 2 work great on Linux... But...

The I reach a point in the single player campaign where I need to walk on a wall at my left and jump to another wall at my right... in the past.

In theory, there is no problem here. Just before that part of the campaign, I could jump from platform now to platform before and it worked great.

However here, when I try to walk on the wall at my right, my character just walks *through* half of the wall (meaning I can see the inside of the wall), and I can't jump from it.

It looks like a "collision" bug. Has anyone played Titanfall 2 on Linux? Did you experienced this? Is this Linux specific? Are there any solutions?

Because right now, I'm just stuck here, there is no other way continuing the story

07/18/2020 22:40:49 CEST

How do i get AMD drivers? My GPU is not listed on the AMD website.

How do i get AMD drivers? The AMD website has the auto installers for Windows. I'm planning to move to Arch from Windows.

My GPU info: https://imgur.com/a/624gM8m

My GPU is an AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series. And it's not on the website as seen here.

07/18/2020 22:38:48 CEST

Nvidia xrun not working with Vulkan

I have Debian Bullseye testing on my Thinkpad E570. I use nvidia-xrun to be able to start a new x server whenever I want to use the NVIDIA GPU(950M). Now the issue is with vulkan. Vulkan with the Intel card - absolutely no issues, but when i want to use the nvidia gpu I get a segmentation fault.

Vulkan info output:

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| ERROR: [Loader Message] Code 0 : /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libvulkan_intel.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32 ERROR: [Loader Message] Code 0 : /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libvulkan_radeon.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

Segmentation fault |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

I already spent at least 18 hours trying to do that. I read on 1 million places on the web, but I wasn't able to find a good solution. The other thing is that if I for example create an X server on tty2, use nvidia-xrun and run vulkaninfo to get the segmentation fault, when I return to the main server(Alt+F7), vulkaninfo also gives a segmentation fault. I am very confused, I just want to play games with the NVIDIA GPU, because ya know Intel HD Graphics is shi*t

Happy to provide any additional info if needed :)


07/18/2020 21:36:49 CEST

Will watch_dogs 2 work on wine?

[MANJARO] I installed Uplay via wine and it runs well (under wine ofc), I played w_d 1 from Uplay on windows 10, but I'm wondering if the second part will work on manjaro if I install it from Uplay. Does anybody know?

07/18/2020 21:27:13 CEST

technically, we are the ones trying microsoft's technique of embracing, extending, and extinguishing on windows.

Embracing: Supporting windows stuff

Extending: retro games, windows 7 and prior apps that dont work on win10, far more extensive themeing, multiple windows versions simulataneously, more fps in certain situations, are all things that wine has over windows, or that wine does better than windows

Extinguishing: Very, very, very long road ahead but its the end goal and +~2% market share in 3 months is heading in the right direction

Well well well... How the turn tables

07/18/2020 20:35:12 CEST

People do not hear me in voicechat (CS:GO)


I am using ubuntu 20.04, and like to play cs:go

Recently i noticed nobody could hear me, even though my mic is functioning, and even works in the steam mic check.

When i press the PTT button, ubuntu also shows that cs:go is using the microphone: https://i.imgur.com/6BUjY0d.png

Why can't my teammates hear me?

Every bit of help is appreciated

07/18/2020 20:19:10 CEST

Best distro for gaming

I know I know, you're thinking "oh no, this post again". But realistically I just wanted to know what distro would fit better my needs. I've tried Manjaro... got an error because of my AMD gear. Tried Fedora, failed to install too (and it fucked my USB up)

I'd like a distro with an up-to-date kernel and a good DE performance-wise (for gaming), I tried KDE, think it's really inconsistent and buggy, liked Linux Mint and Cinnamon DE a lot, but am still looking for recommendations.

07/18/2020 20:01:14 CEST

No man's sky - Starting with reproducible error

Hey team - Tried to get NMS up and running after seeing a few (admittedly old) gold wine HQ ratings.

  • I'm seeing this error pop up every time I try to select a difficulty
  • Installed using the default GOG Lutris script
  • Running Manjaro Gnome

Any thoughts would be appreciated!


07/18/2020 19:32:13 CEST

Halo 3 running on Linux with Steam Play Proton
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl6Kzi35Zik
07/18/2020 18:04:16 CEST

Only 60 fps on Lunar client with vsync off

Hello! So I have both windows and Linux installed on my computer. In windows my fps in Lunar client is above 60 fps all the time. Now on Linux I only get 60 fps with vsync off? How do I fix this?

07/18/2020 17:49:32 CEST

Open Source NVAPI

As some of you might know Nvidia is set to open source their NVAPI. This is awesome news.


What does r/linux_gaming think the odds they open source their drivers is? Is there any real advantage to not open sourcing them?

I'm relatively new to FOSS and am trying to understand why they haven't open sourced their drivers yet. Honestly, NVIDIA is the last company I expected to release anything open source. Maybe it's my cynical skepticism but what are they trying to achieve?

07/18/2020 17:05:07 CEST

Thinking of making the jump

Hello everyone,

So I've been thinking to make the jump, I've been researching, watching videos, testing different distros (via USB) though I haven't tried heavy gaming yet. So from what I can understand, ubuntu based distros are optimal with amd hardware (correct?) yielding better performance thanks to vulkan api, I have my fears, but seeing at the pace progress is made with games via proton, I think most of my games library will be playable "out of the box" within months to a year. So with all that in mind, I'm assuming gaming will perform in par if not better than windows? what is you guys experience with linux using amd hardware?

07/18/2020 16:59:45 CEST

Can Steam be easily installed outside of software repositories?

I'd prefer installing Steam without enabling the non-free repository in Fedora (even if it can be seamlessly removed after installation). The program self-updates on Linux to my knowledge and I don't know if the potential updates to the software repo build can cause conflicts.

I've decided to play with the open source drivers, on my system there'd be no improvement in performance anyway. I have no need for proprietary software outside of Steam and PC games.

07/18/2020 16:37:11 CEST

Does anyone know good stealth pvp with live online?

I'm looking for something like mgsv gameplay but online

07/18/2020 16:36:05 CEST

[Question] How to install VS c++ build tools

Hi everyone I know this may sound noob, but I'm new to Wine. Recently out of curiosity I installed Epic Games Launcher and UE4 through it. And I created and empty pure Blueprint project, and just for experiment sake, I tried to compile a Windows 64 build, and surprisingly for me it worked! Now when I tried to compile a C++ project, it showed an error that Visual studio c++ build tools are missing, which wasn't a surprise, didn't expect everything to go easy.

So just out of curiosity: Is it possible to install VS c++ build tools, or Visual studio 2019 into existing wine prefix directory when the Epic launcher and UE4 are installed? If yes, could anyone please also share a how to guide? This would help me and my work a lot. Thanks in advance

07/18/2020 13:31:09 CEST

Can't get proton 5.0-10-RC

Hi guys, is this region locked or something? I'm already selecting proton next in the beta-tab of the steam tool properties. Somehow it doesn't update, and I can't play Death Stranding. :(

07/18/2020 13:25:00 CEST

A question about VM

Hey everyone Recently I decided to setup windows VM for my work, recently I got a project for Oculus headsets, aaand I discovered that Facebook just said "f*ck u" to Linux driver support.

So now I'm looking on how to setup properly a Windows VM for optimal use with Unreal Engine and Oculus Rift S, just so at least I can optimally run and test my application. So I wanna know from people who already set their VM for similar purpose: What VM software you're using? What are your settings?

And before you mention: Yes, I tried dual boot. My problem with it was that I got Blue Screens often cuz of Critical Process Stop, and oftenly it messed up my Manjaro installation. Weird thing was that my windows and Manjaro systems were installed on separate drives, but nonetheless latest windows version was demonizing itself. I reinstalled windows 4 times, same issue.

07/18/2020 13:15:58 CEST

Low fps

So i am new to linux gaming and tried few games and they are always under 30fps. I used nvidia, low setting, plugged in charger, tried everything from google before coming here.I played injustice which is always under 20-25 but over 40-50 on other system(i dual boot). I read protondb reviews and they said it works great.So is it only my system or games using proton have super low fps?

system i5 6200u 8gb ram gt 940mx(4gb) games work fine on low-medium setting(40-50fps on windows)

07/18/2020 12:42:58 CEST

Free games for Linux?

I mean I'm poor so I can't afford any games lol so any suggestions?

07/18/2020 11:32:25 CEST

The Escapists 2 on Linux

Hi, I created a video to play The Escapists 2 on Linux!

The Escapists 2 on Linux!

Show some support : )

07/18/2020 11:11:29 CEST

Minecraft windows 10 on linux?

I have KDE Manjaro linux and have the latest wine and I have lutris. I haven't found any way to play Minecraft Windows 10 edition on my Linux pc, but a friend said its perfectely duable. He had his pc in 2018 and it was a Linux mint one. Does anyone know how I would play it without running a virtual machine? or is a VM necasery?

07/18/2020 10:40:38 CEST

Vulkan, Proton, or OpenGL?

Which offers the best compatibility for most steam games and VR games in general?

07/18/2020 10:13:42 CEST

What's the current state of VR on Linux?

Do games like Until You Fall, Gorn, TWD:S&S, and Boneworks, etc. work on Linux? (Proton, Wine, and Native)

07/18/2020 09:57:19 CEST

The current state of local game streaming in Linux

Gaming on Linux is pretty great right now, in just a few years it went from a "hassle" to something that mostly "just works" right now, besides a few major shortcomings such as DRM. Today, I want to point out one of those shortcomings: Game streaming.

Game streaming is getting somewhat more known and desirable thanks to services such as Project xCloud and Stadia. Those services have their own share of issues such as lack of control or a monthly subscription, however, there is an alternative! One that puts the control where it belongs, in the hands of the user: Local streaming.

Sadly, the state of local streaming in Linux leaves a lot to be desired, with Linux being mostly ignored or with partial functionality. This is an attempt to analyse all known alternatives and whatever issues they have:

Partial functionality:

  • Steam Remote Play: Currently the most usable option in Linux, it works very well with NVIDIA GPUs but it lacks hardware encoding in both AMD and Intel GPUs. There is a longstanding issue since 2017 but it hasn't seen any progress at all. Software encoding works, but it will likely affect performance and doesn't allow for h265 encoding.
  • NVIDIA GameStream: GeForce Experience is Windows only. Sunshine is an alternative implementation, but it doesn't have hardware encoding for non-NVIDIA cards.


  • Parsec: One of the most famous streaming options. No Linux host/server, Windows 8.1+ only, other OSes are client-only.
  • Rainway: Famously known for the cancelled Switch client. Windows 10 only, no native client for desktops.
  • AMD Link: AMD's alternative to GameStream, Windows-only. No desktop clients either.

As one can see, the biggest pain point besides the lack of support is hardware encoding. If you decided for Intel/AMD due to Wayland/open source drivers, you got screwed as you can't use any kind of encoding for streaming. If you decided for NVIDIA, you get two options for streaming with plenty of clients available, although one of the options is still in development.

Hopefully as the tech gets more popular, we'll see more available options, but right now, Windows is the only well-supported platform. Do tell if you know or have your own alternative setup for native Linux game streaming. I also want to give a shout-out to Chiaki, a FOSS PS4 Remote Play client, which might mitigate the issue somewhat if you own a PS4, plus it is an amazing piece of software.

TL;DR: If you care about the best local streaming experience in Linux, get a NVIDIA card. Steam Remote Play is also the best (and arguably only) option available right now.

07/18/2020 09:40:46 CEST

Is Nvidia Vulkan Beta Driver faster than standard Nvidia drivers?

Can switching to Vulkan Beta driver give me better performance?

07/18/2020 09:18:49 CEST

Half-Life: Absolute Zero can run natively on Linux


Half-Life: Absolute Zero is open source re-imagining of Half-Life alpha/beta shown in E3 in 1997/1998:


It runs fine via Proton, but if you wish to run it natively, it is possible via Xash3D FWGS. Steps:

  • Install Half-Life and Half-Life: Absolute Zero
  • Download and extract xash3d_fwgs_linux_0.19.2.tar.xz (recent Xash3D FWGS 0.20 doesn't run the mod.)
  • Copy ~/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Half-Life Absolute Zero/AbsoluteZero and ~/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Half-Life/valve into Xash3D FWGS's directory.
  • Copy ~/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Half-Life/valve/cl_dlls/client.so into /AbsoluteZero/cl_dlls
  • Launch the game with following command:

    LC_ALL=C ./xash3d.sh -game AbsoluteZero -dll dlls/az.dll -clientlib cl_dlls/client.so -console

  • If some NPCs skins are robot skins, disable German censorship in /AbsoluteZero/config.cfg

    sv_germancensorship "0"


07/18/2020 08:29:25 CEST

has anyone gotten cod mw 2019 to work? if so how?

the title says everything that i want to know

07/18/2020 05:25:15 CEST

Is it possible for me to run SCP Unity edition using wine?

It says the game is in the database but every time I try to run it no matter what I do it throws a huge load of errors

07/18/2020 04:40:04 CEST

RDR2 @ 2560x1440 144hz with GSYNC

I realized today that people have been playing RDR2 stuck at 1080P 60hz. This happened to me as well when I downloaded the custom proton build and attempted starting up the game the first time. Here's how I've been playing @ 2560x1440 144hz.

I use this proton build:https://www.codeweavers.com/xfer/bshanks/public/proton-5.0-rdr2-4.tar.gzpassword= "public"

Steam Launch Options:

WINEDLLOVERRIDES="dxgi=n,b" %command% -width 2560 -height 1440 -refresh 144

RDR2 system.xml :[/path to your/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/1174180/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/My\ Documents/Rockstar\ Games/Red\ Dead\ Redemption\ 2/Settings/system.xml]


HOW TO: Replace your system.xml with the one above and run the following command:

chmod 555 /path to your/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/1174180/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/My\ Documents/Rockstar\ Games/Red\ Dead\ Redemption\ 2/Settings/system.xml

The reason you have to run the above command is because if you try to edit your Graphics in game, it will overwrite it with a 1080P resolution. The above command locks the file. So when the game launches, go into graphics and turn off window mode. This allows GSYNC to kick in. I have been unable to get 2560x1440 by enabling fullscreen in the config file. I can only get it to work by using window mode when the game boots and switch to fullscreen once I am ready to play.


07/18/2020 04:12:04 CEST

Mutahar uses Linux to run Halo MCC on a jailbroken PS4
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFOeT9DasyQ
07/18/2020 02:10:17 CEST

Safety of using Lutris' runners?

I trust the Lutris team and the code is open source. I trust my package manager and their maintainers.

But how safe are the builds and deliver of runners to my system? If they get compromised how long will it take for them to notice? Like what protections are in place, would they only have to compromise a single "server" or there are checks in multiple locations that would block the download?

Asking after I found out how many distros and apps were compromised in the past, including linux mint. I know security is hard, that's why I'm asking in the first place. You don't have to tell me how safer than Windows Linux is, is one of the reasons I switched over.

07/18/2020 00:17:19 CEST

Controlling fan speed of AMD gpu

Hi Folks,

I am very new to Linux and try to control my gpu fan speed like I do with Afterburner on Windows.

I installed fancontrol and lm-sensors via the terminal and used "sudo pmwconfig", but am unsure how to proceed.

I get:

"This program will search your sensors for pulse width modulation (pwm)

controls, and test each one to see if it controls a fan on

your motherboard. Note that many motherboards do not have pwm

circuitry installed, even if your sensor chip supports pwm.

We will attempt to briefly stop each fan using the pwm controls.

The program will attempt to restore each fan to full speed

after testing. However, it is ** very important ** that you

physically verify that the fans have been to full speed

after the program has completed.

Found the following devices:

hwmon0 is k10temp

hwmon1 is asus

hwmon2 is amdgpu

Found the following PWM controls:

hwmon2/pwm1 current value: 104

hwmon2/pwm1 is currently setup for automatic speed control.

In general, automatic mode is preferred over manual mode, as

it is more efficient and it reacts faster. Are you sure that

you want to setup this output for manual control? (n)"

How do I now actually create a speed curve for hwmon2? Does the system know which temp sensor belongs to hwmon2?

- I don't want to proceed without a plan, fearing I deactivate the automatic mode and can't compensate it. I read that at some point a config is created, which (for the gpu fan) would be nice

- i don't want to interfere with the cpu fans, as I control them via BIOS and am very happy with it

Thank you very much!

07/17/2020 23:51:33 CEST

Wine 5.13 Released

The Wine development release 5.13 is now available.




What's new in this release (see below for details):


- Re-mapping of INI files to the registry.

- System call thunks in NTDLL.

- Reimplementation of floating point numbers printing.

- Beginnings of a restructuration of the console support.

- Various bug fixes


The source is available from the following locations:




Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:



You will find documentation on



You can also get the current source directly from the git repository.


http://www.winehq.org/git for details.


Wine is available thanks to the work of many people.

See the file AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.



Bugs fixed in 5.13 (total 22):


4096 IniFileMapping not Implemented (ini on win9x => Registry on NT) 18072 Core Media Player crashes on missing CLSID_DvdGraphBuilder {fcc152b7-f372-11d0-8e00-00c04fd7c08b} (qdvd.dll) 27298 The Witcher 2 Slow Performance on any setting. 28109 winmm capture tests fail on some machines 31023 CuteFTP 8.3.4 - "Encountered an improper argument." Error boxes after most actions. 32215 11game platform crashes at start 36546 Please remove tmpfs special treatment in ntdll / MSI packages cannot be installed from tmpfs 42874 Battle.net App is unable to update games 44127 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes doesn't launch 45701 Warframe: Launcher.exe does not update, keeps relaunching itself 45876 Call of Duty: Black Ops III and Call of Duty: WWII have no mouse input when using native mfplat 47587 Call to Power II: Screen doesn't repaint after selecting main menu option 49092 Blindwrite 7 crashes with a stack overflow 49103 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered mouse input is missing 49422 Dungeon Siege 1 & 2 weapons are misplaced 49438 Wine on ARM64 fails with "could not exec the wine loader" unless --enable-win64 is used 49489 Incorrect rendering in Warframe with nvidia 49496 sprintf uses locale specific decimal point when it should not. 49513 Battle.net fails to install World of Warcraft or Starcraft II 49522 Mass Effect: Andromeda doesn't recognize keyboard input since 5.12 49570 LVM_FINDITEM should do case-insensitive test for item text 49573 Sporadic page fault on 64bit prefix creation on macOS

07/17/2020 23:34:04 CEST

Linux 5.6 - The Division 2
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eoGWX-0tMo
07/17/2020 22:42:35 CEST

You can now use Open Source Lighthouse tracking (Index, Vive) with OpenXR in Monado
URL: https://www.collabora.com/news-and-blog/news-and-events/lighthouse-positional-tracking-in-monado-with-libsurvive.html
07/17/2020 22:35:28 CEST

Dark Souls 3 mods

I'm a complete newbie when it comes to linux. I swapped 2 days ago and I would say that I'm managing things pretty well. I'm not really a tech expert so it's no surprise that I don't know how to mod at all. I got pretty excited about a Jojo mod a few months ago but I didn't have a proper pc to run the game. Now I finally have one but everything is new so it gets quite confusing. Has anyone tried this mod? Would you be willing to guide me through the process of getting it to work? Cinders is a more popular mod and since I know Cinders works, I'm assuming the Jojo one should too.

07/17/2020 21:54:41 CEST

steamwebhelper error in crossover for mac.

running steam on crossover for mac in windows 7 compatibility mode yields an error of "steamwebhelper.exe encountered a serious problem and shut down".

running in XP only says that steam is incompatible, in windows 8 steam loads but is only a black screen?

is there anything I can do about this error?

btw the computer i'm running it on is a 2019 mac with mac OS 10.16 Catalina (the main reason I'm using wine in the first place)

07/17/2020 19:38:36 CEST

ProtonDB games crash after "preparing to launch"

I'm using Fedora 32, and Proton 5.0-9. When trying to launch rocket league, the game crashes after then"preparing to launch" pop-up. I'm accessing the games from a separate Windows NTFS drive which I mounted in /home/user/Windows

07/17/2020 17:19:20 CEST

Death Stranding Borked (Again)

The 5.09 Next fix allowed me to put in about five hours into Death Stranding yesterday but today I noticed that there was a 5GB patch that borked the game up again. At launch theres an ERROR notification warning that an internal error occurred related to some access violation followed by 18 hexadecimals.

Unfortunate, but standing by to see if theres another fix from our side!

07/17/2020 17:12:58 CEST

One of my favorite games from the past now work under Proton 5.0 + DXVK (lutris)


Spider-man Shattered Dimensions was one of surprising cases. It worked under Wine + Opengl but with mixed performance and stability. It even crashed with Wine + dxvk. Ironically switching from Wine to Proton fixed stability issues and on top of that fixed some ui bugs in the game.

Basically, I'm now happy that I can enjoy a game that I haven't touched in many years on Linux without any game braking issues that Windows 10 for example introduced (corrupt save files)

07/17/2020 16:32:12 CEST

Is ubuntu the best distro for work and gaming?

I'm ditching windows on this computer soon and wondering if there's a distro besides ubuntu that would be ideal for playing overwatch but also running slightly resource intensive things like large docker setups.

07/17/2020 16:14:34 CEST

Battle net doesn't launch

Hello! I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 and I installed WoW through Lutris. It worked perfectly fine for quite a while, until today when the Battle net app just doesn't launch anymore. After clicking Play in Lutris the auto login screen shows up, and then the app just quits. It worked perfectly fine yesterday. Trying to reinstall it doesn't help either. The installation fails with "We're having trouble launching the Blizzard Update Agent.". I have tried installing it to different locations, in the same wine prefix. deleting the cache folder from AppData, nothing helps.

I'm using NVidia 450.57 drivers and the Wine version is whatever Lutris installed automatically. Switching graphics drivers from Software & Updates to 440 makes Battle net crash instead with the Blizzard crash "The application encountered an unexpected error".

07/17/2020 16:04:31 CEST

Doom (2016) on Proton, Vulkan or OpenGL?

I'm noticing more stable frame rate with opengl 50-70fps. With Vulkan is less stable, although I can achieve higher frames in some cases. 40-90fps. Is the same for you guys?

Running on a i5 4460, 960GTX Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon, Nvidia drivers 440

07/17/2020 15:18:08 CEST

Proton on ubuntu

I use a RX580 as my host gpu and I use a mostly bone stock ubuntu 18. However I seem to be running into an error where steam games under proton, regardless of the game. Hands of the preparing to launch state. Is this a known issue or is this new?

07/17/2020 15:14:15 CEST

GUIDE: Add your Lutris Games to GOG Galaxy 2.0 on Linux

Lutris is great, but it's lack of achievements is problematic. This guide lets you use GOG Galaxy 2.0 on Linux, with games from non GOG stores, syncing your achievements with Origin, Steam, Uplay etc. while launching games through Lutris.

Step One: Install GOG galaxy 2.0 from Lutris.

Step Two: Launch Galaxy 2.0 from Lutris (it doesn't always launch on the first try)

Step Three: Sign into GOG.

Step Four: Under GOG's settings and integrations disconnect every connection to other stores.

Step Five: Under the play button for GOG Galaxy in Lutris click the little filesystem icon, this opens the Wine Prefix for this app.

Step Six: Make a folder under drive_c/Program Files (x86)/ called Lutris


Step Seven: Create a batch file for the game in your Lutris library in this folder, naming the file "[name of the game].bat".

E.G. kingdom-come-deliverance.bat

07/17/2020 15:03:41 CEST

Looking for moba / mmo recommendations for a healer

Used to play WoW / League years back and always enjoyed playing healer / support roles the most. Now that I'm starting to have more free time I'd like to get back into some PC gaming however I'm having a hard time finding something I like that runs well on Ubuntu.

I'd still probably be playing casually and stick mostly to PvE in mmo's.

Would much appreciate any recommendations, especially one with a friendly community.

07/17/2020 14:31:15 CEST

GUIDE: How to Run the Epic version of Kingdom Come Deliverance on Linux through Proton

I am probably among one of the many people who got Kingdom Come free from Epic but then couldn't play it because of its problematic DRM, which requires it to be launched from the store. The problem here is that that the Epic Games Store's UI doesn't work when the launch flags required to run Kingdom Come are used. Here's a guide for all the other people trying to figure this out.

Step One: Install and launch the Lutris Version of the Epic Games Store

Step Two: Install Kingdom Come: Deliverance from the Epic Games Store on Linux, the same as you would on Windows. You can put the install folder anywhere you like, it doesn't really matter.

Step Three: Once the game is installed, open the Epic Games Store's wine prefix - click the browse files button (beneath the [Play] button) in Lutris.

Step Four: Create a batch (.bat) file in the Epic Games Store's Wine Prefix in the drive_c/Program Files (x86) folder.

Step Five: Paste the following code into the batch file.

start "C:\Program Files (x86)\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win32\EpicGamesLauncher.exe"

C:\> timeout 15 Waits 15 seconds for the store to load, make this longer if you have a slow PC.

start "" "com.epicgames.launcher://apps/Eel?action=launch&silent=true"

exit 0

This code runs the Epic Games Store, then asks it to launch Kingdom Come, without you having to click on any buttons.

Step Six: Click the [+] button in the top left of Lutris, and click add game.

Step Seven: Enter the following details

Game info:

Name: Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Identifier: kingdom-come-deliverance

Runner: Wine (Runs Windows games)

Game options:

Executable: The path to the batch file you created during Step Four

Arguments: -d9vk

Wine Prefix: The Same As the Epic Games Store

Architecture: 64-bit

Runner options

Wine version: Proton 5.0

Windowed (virtual desktop): Enabled

All other options: disabled

Step Six: Click play in Lutris. You will be asked to sign into your Epic account. Do so. The game will not launch.

Step Seven: Once you're signed into the Epic Games Launcher Alt+F4 and close the game.

Step Eight: Start the game again from Lutris. It will now launch the game without having to touch the Epic Games Launcher.


07/17/2020 14:20:27 CEST

Personal experience with CSGO on intel iGPU


i5-8250u UHD 620 12GB RAM SSD

I play exclusively CSGO.

I used to play on Windows 10, had about 40-70 FPS, lowest FPS when looking at many player models at once. All settings low, boost player contrast disabled.

Moved to Ubuntu, same FPS but A LOT OF STUTTER.

Moved to Fedora, higher FPS (60-110), occasional 30 FPS when looking at enemy players with boost contrast enabled. Potential connectivity issues (occasional 200 ping spikes), thpugh I suspect that is due to a new roommare.

I suspect Fedora's newer Kernel (5.7.8 compared to 5.4.4 on Ubuntu 20.04) explains the higher performance.

07/17/2020 14:18:04 CEST

JoyShockMapper (gyro aiming done right) is now available (source) on Linux, official AUR package is expected this weekend.
URL: https://github.com/JibbSmart/JoyShockMapper/issues/29#issuecomment-659802727
07/17/2020 14:16:18 CEST

Gta IV download question

Hello my linux people.

A few months ago i got a old laptop from my uncle the laptop i got was a Panasonic CF-52 thughbook with a Intel Centrino ( 2 cores) and 2 gb of drr2 ram, No GPU. Now 2 days ago i instald Linux Ubuntu on it (I dont know what kind its a verry light one). I alredy have downloaded Java, Minecraft and Steam. Now a few hours ago i thaught to myself that i still have unused GTA IV on a disk (For windows vista) So now i want to download it to play it on vancation. I alreaady was googling some stuff but only found out how to do it with steam but i have it on a disk not on steam. So i wanted to ask how to download/use GTA IV on linux ubuntu. It might be helpfull to know i have None experience with linux so evrything i do is a first timer for me

I just did somekind of command and it says that this is my ubuntu version

Linux LinuxRens 4.15.0-111-generic #112-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 9 20:32:34 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

07/17/2020 13:56:48 CEST

Kernel Patch Revved For Syscall User Redirection To Help Newer Windows Games On Wine
URL: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Syscall-User-Redirection-V4
07/17/2020 13:38:25 CEST

Has anyone here used modded GTA V on wine?

I'm running GTA V (build 1180.1, online 1.41) on Wine (staging 5.9) and I can't mod it.

Stalling Script Hook V and then adding .asi plugins does absolutely nothing.

The default package from dev-c comes with Native Trainer, but it doesn't work either.

No mod seems to work. Just like nothing was even being loaded at all in first place, it doesn't crash, doesn't give different messages, nothing.

Anyone here had the same problem?


07/17/2020 13:07:33 CEST

gamemod on non-systemd linux distros

hi. i just saw gamemod depends on systemd. so, is there a way to run it on artix linux or void linux?

07/17/2020 12:46:30 CEST

Is it safe to run rainbow six siege on linux?

Hello. Iv been using Ubuntu for about two weeks now and while steam works perfectly, and Lutris is doing a brilliant job of running over watch iv been dying to play siege on linux as well.

However, iv heard that the anti-cheat may flag the compatibility software as "cheating" and get me banned. So i'm just wondering if this is still the case or has inroads been made that it would make siege safe to play on linux. Thanks.

07/17/2020 12:23:06 CEST

Can you guys help me out

So whenever i download a game using lutris it appears on the home screen but when i click it nothing happens

07/17/2020 11:18:44 CEST

Found this in a group. Apex Legends on linux.
URL: https://youtu.be/YTM0cpmr2fA
07/17/2020 08:34:47 CEST

An experience of a newbie

Hello guys

I have just finished transition from windows to manjaro last night (which mean i ditched it all, R6, apex, destiny 2,.. and my friends call me crazy). I happy i moved, i still need to learn much of the OS but overall it give me a smooth, fast experience, repository is FUKING great, i don't have to find software, download stuff manually. My friend did'nt very believe that linux is capable of gaming so i fired up steam and download Metro last light and stream it for him to see. Its could'nt handle the ssaa x4 but can handle quite well with ssaa x2. Needless to say my friend was impressed (we encounter 1 crashed but no big deal). Later, i found that i have problem with all the su, root thing and i got INSTANT support from the forum (tbh i did'nt think it would be that fast, it was overmidnight in my country, many thanks to cscs for helping me out).

Now i still got alot to learn, steam not detect my GE file, ibus have to change manually, terminal is still a great mystery.... But overall im happy, its feel like the childlike joy decade ago when i first use window, i know im still in a mess right now but im happy with my own mess.

Just want to share and sorry for bad english

07/17/2020 07:22:40 CEST

Disabling compositor when gaming matters when you use prime offloading? (Intel + Nvidia Optimus Laptop)

I was wondering something,I see everybody recommending turning off compositor because it can lag the game (at least on KDE afaik) because the gpu rendering the desktop,the desktop effects,blur etc,i get that,I know compositor turn off automatic when the game is in full screen,although i set a window rule to turn off automatic even when the game is in window mode.

But if the game is being rendering on the NVIDIA card and the desktop is rendering on the Intel card,turning off compositor really matters? the game is not using the Intel card so the intel card can use full speed to render the desktop effects or i'm wrong?

07/17/2020 03:15:33 CEST

GeForce Now?

Hello everyone, I hope you are well, recently I have tried to install GeForce Now with Lutris in Linux, but when you open it you do not see anything Someone has tried? I see very little information on the internet about it.

07/17/2020 02:31:30 CEST

1440 monitor toggling after launching game

I just got a 1440 monitor and after launching a game it starts to toggle the video source. If I restart my computer it will work perfectly until I exit the game. The monitor is connected with display port. I am not really sure what is happening any ideas?

07/17/2020 02:19:56 CEST

Modern Warfare Aryasb Experience.EXE
URL: https://youtu.be/qJjxE31DfxI
07/17/2020 01:34:38 CEST

problems with wine installation (pop os)

hi, today i tried to run some programs via wine but it seemed that for some reason wine was completly broken so i am trying to reinstall it, however, no matter what i do it does not download any of the dependencies, yes, i have tried all different types of commands and even downloading wine from multiple different repositories and none worked, i really need some help

07/17/2020 01:18:41 CEST

Stuttering and bad FPS on CSGO

I've recently migrated to Linux and it has been amazing. However today tried running CSGO, I got 250-300 (on ultra) on Windows so (since CSGO runs better on Linux from what I've heard) I expected to get 300+ FPS, but no, I got 200- and sometimes even below 100 FPS (on low). I haven't played in 2 months so it could just be the updates messing my framerate up.

07/17/2020 00:42:43 CEST

Masterchief Collection on Linux

So I was considering buying the Masterchief Collection and trying to get in to the Halouniverse. Now I was wondering, does the Multiplayer work in Linux aswell via proton or can the games only be enjoyed offline?

07/17/2020 00:30:07 CEST

Death Stranding - Proton 5.9-10 RC [German]
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16-uKiFMI0s
07/16/2020 23:51:13 CEST

Worms Armageddon 3.8 Patch is out after 7 years, includes Wine/Proton fixes.
URL: https://www.tus-wa.com/forums/announcements/worms-armageddon-v3-8-released-32795/
07/16/2020 23:35:35 CEST

Dead Age 2 releases onto Early Access with day one support and Positive reviews
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/dead-age-2-releases-early-access-finally/
07/16/2020 23:32:19 CEST

I'm switching to Pop!_OS after using Windows for a couple of years and had some questions.


I've decided to try out Pop!_OS in place of Windows because I accidentally wiped my account trying to change my account name (I'm serious). I figured it would be a fun project to try out.

Since I'm a Linux noob, and I plan to try and go cold turkey on Windows, I had a lot of questions. Linus Tech Tips already made a couple of videos on gaming on Linux, but I still want to know some more stuff.

Here's everything I want to know:

  • Why don't distros matter?
  • How can I customize the UI with Gnome, and how easy/hard is it to do on Pop?
  • A lot of my games are on the Epic Games store, will this be a problem (they give away a shit ton of freebies)?
  • Would it be good practice (for gaming, anyway) to game on Windows and do everything else on Linux?
  • How is controller compatibility? I sometimes use an 8BitDuo controller, but mostly just an Xbox controller.
  • How is VR support? I might get into VR gaming later.
  • How is Bluetooth support?
  • How is multiple monitor support?
  • How is support for USB monitors?

Thanks for all the help

07/16/2020 23:29:37 CEST

Is it possible to use keyboard emulators such as input mapper to play games through Wine?

Hello all,

I'd like to play Max Payne 2 using Wine but unfortunately it doesn't natively support gamepads, is it possible to use keyboard emulators such as InputMapper, Joy2Key etc. through wine (I'm no expert but my gut tells me it's not) or is there a better way?

07/16/2020 23:23:25 CEST

issues to run pkhex on linux with wine

hi, as you can see, i am having issues to run the program pkhex on my linux machine, i tried using wine but i get an error from the program that says "fatal non-ui error" the only fixes i found were for windows saying that i should download .net framework (which is only available on windows), so i wanted to know, is there a fix? can i download .net framework for wine? if yes, how? i've spent my whole day looking for a fix but NOTHING worked, i am very desperate, please, help me

07/16/2020 23:06:01 CEST

GOG games on Linux via Proton?

I am running a fully updated Pop_OS! installation.

I have Steam, with proton enabled, with wine and protontricks installed. I also have lutris

I own a game, trails in the sky 3rd, on Gog. Problem is, lutris says there are no installers written for it.

What now? Is there a way to get the game to run within the steam framework under proton?

07/16/2020 22:37:45 CEST

Need some advice to choose between Arch and Mint based on my priorities

I am very attracted to Arch Linux, I like being able to choose exactly what goes on my system. I am perfectly willing to spend a long time setting up and configuring it. I have used Debian and Fedora for several years, I can read a manual and consider myself generally capable.

The catch is that I very much dislike system maintenance. I want to set my system up and then stop. I don't want to have to fiddle with config once a week to keep my system running. I don't have a huge amount of spare time. I enjoy making things the way I like, but I don't enjoy fighting to keep them that way.

Linux Mint is attractive because it is based on Ubuntu and does not have a rolling release. I don't like Ubuntu, but Mint seems to mostly line up with my values of privacy and flexibility while keeping the stability of Ubuntu. It's just not quite as flexible as Arch.

I'm running with a Ryzen 5 3600X and RX 5700XT, and because of the XT, I expect to need to run a very recent kernel. That might throw my stability out anyway, and if it does, then maybe I should just get more configurability with Arch.

To help me decide, what is the realistic amount of breakage I can expect from Arch? If I get a game set up and going, can I play it for a month without touching my system? When I do decide to upgrade, how likely am I to run into problems? If I take a weekend each month to upgrade, am I usually going to be done in less than 30mins so I can do what I originally sat down to do?

If I can't get that level of stability on Arch, I think I'll take Mint.

07/16/2020 22:19:28 CEST

Has anyone tested Halo: MCC on new proton?

Essentially stock proton. not GE

07/16/2020 21:55:08 CEST

Flickering issues in multiple games.
URL: https://v.redd.it/fnqjam4px9b51
07/16/2020 21:53:44 CEST

The fab retro tactical RPG 'Fates of Ort' in now on GOG
URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/the-fab-retro-tactical-rpg-fates-of-ort-in-now-on-gog
07/16/2020 21:39:53 CEST

Start GTA V with Lutris

How can I start GTA V (from the Epic Games Store) directly via Lutris and skip the Epic Games Store?

07/16/2020 20:41:46 CEST

I finally built my gaming PC, installed Manjaro, and I can't get any proton games to work?

I've been using linux for years but have only been gaming on my PS4. I finally got around to building a PC to both upgrade from my laptop and hopefully be able to game with friends that have been on PC for years.

So I've been lurking here for a couple months in preparation, and it really seemed like everything would just work out of the box based on the discussions. Well I've downloaded a couple steam games and tried them, path of exile and stick fight were two of those, they're both ranked gold, and I can't get them to open up, they just crash on startup.

So I have 2 questions, what do I need to know to debug games I'm trying to run on Proton. And what can I change so I'm experiencing the ease that so many people are reporting here? I'll post my specs below.

I haven't tried much so far, because most guides I read don't suggest much, they make it seem like it should "just work(tm)", I switched which graphics drivers I was using around to no avail, and I explicitly set different versions of proton before starting. No dice.

This graphics card is an old one my friend had lying around, I didn't really want to buy new when the new cards should be out in the next couple months. If it'll make my life easier, I can buy a new graphics card regardless of cost. I'm really not wanting to dual boot windows.

OS: Manjaro Linux


CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core


GPU DRIVER: 4.5 Mesa 20.0.7

RAM: 32 GB

07/16/2020 20:38:09 CEST

Portal 1 &amp; 2

Is Portal 1 & 2 supported on linux (mint 20, if that matters)

07/16/2020 20:03:39 CEST

Gaming Advice

Hi all,

I am looking for some advice for some games and I am hoping some of you might have some ideas.

My mom, who is 65, is currently using a Mac Mini from 2011 and it has really slowed down. Due to it be no longer supported by Apple (except security updates), I am considering installing Linux on it for her. I was thinking of going with either Mint or Pop OS.

She does the basic email, web browsing, and some very basic video games. It's the gaming that I am looking for advice on. She plays the basic card games, the connect three type games, and those find the hidden item in the picture games. Nothing that requires any sort of power from the CPU or GPU.

Does anybody have suggestions for something I can install that will allow her to download and play these types of games. I was thinking something like Steam, but free. She does have a handful of Steam games, but doesn't really like spending money on these types of games.

She is not computer literate at all and would need something very simple to browse and then select the games to install.

Thanks in advance for any help.

07/16/2020 19:51:03 CEST

Halo: The Master Chief Collection - Halo 3 Linux Gameplay
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT2satIiFHA&feature=share
07/16/2020 19:32:07 CEST

Thinking of switching completely to linux, has anyone had a bad experience with these games?
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • World of Warcraft
  • Terraria
  • The Witcher 3
07/16/2020 19:22:49 CEST

Beyond A Steel Sky now on Steam
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1146310/Beyond_a_Steel_Sky/
07/16/2020 19:11:46 CEST

URL: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/07/superhot-mind-control-delete-is-out-now-for-linux-pc
07/16/2020 18:58:40 CEST

i hate 9s

why do i have the 9s problem even though i have windows i thought that it is only for linux and how much should we wait until rito fixes this?

07/16/2020 18:49:54 CEST

Stateside trucker American Truck Simulator heads to Idaho today
URL: https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2020/07/16/american-truck-simulator-pulls-into-idaho-today/
07/16/2020 18:38:54 CEST

Phase 2 of Doom FX SNES release posted - tool binaries, scripts, documentation
URL: https://github.com/RandalLinden/DOOM-FX/commits
07/16/2020 18:28:55 CEST

Boulder Dash 2020 - A Remake - SDL2 and C - Open Source
URL: https://youtu.be/pzB-JUV8MwU
07/16/2020 18:17:38 CEST

StreetFighter V on Chromebook in Crouton + buster + xfce4! This is just nice!
URL: https://youtu.be/vwHJwIdajAI
07/16/2020 18:09:54 CEST

My latest puzzle game is now on Steam with full Linux support at launch!
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1345350/Simply_Puzzles_Junctions/
07/16/2020 18:05:50 CEST

StreetFighter V on Chromebook! Steam Play Proton is just amazing that it works on Chromebook straight! Only need to tweak some configs for low spec for even more performance.
URL: https://youtu.be/vwHJwIdajAI
07/16/2020 18:04:54 CEST

Open Source linux gaming console-like gui.

I want to create a linux based console, but i need a GUI for it. Kinda like steam OS but not steam os. I cant use Lakka because it cant be used commerically and i dont want a retro emulation machine. Any suggestions?

07/16/2020 17:31:00 CEST

FidelityFX CAS question

So I'm still new to linux, getting better at it slowly but surely and have already gotten some decent help from here so figured I'd give it another go.

I got vkBasalt working with Steam and off of Lutris, happily. I was wondering about something like FidelityFX CAS, it's enabled by game on windows, that much I do know. But it being part of GPU open there's a git that seems to be the program.

I feel a fool asking about this all, but is there a way to put this in and use it on games that have it enabled?

07/16/2020 17:12:23 CEST

Open Source implementation of BattlEye gets DMCA'd
URL: https://twitter.com/vm_call/status/1283714645493256192
07/16/2020 16:10:17 CEST

Csgo manjaro kde

Hey, I just installed installed csgo in my Manjaro KDE. The thing is when I play the game the latte dock doesn't hide and the top panel remains shown while gaming which makes the game screen move a little downwards. I am not able to see the full screen as the screen gets croped out somehow from the end. Another problem is I'm.not getting the fps which I should get. In Windows 10 I used to get 60fps with csgo but now more like 30fps. I am using 940mx Nvidia card with 440x intel-nvidia prime. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

07/16/2020 14:42:56 CEST

How do you fix Star Wars the Old republic not downloading when you run the launcher?

Looking to try out SW:TOR, the game looks nice but I can't figure that out myself if I can't even play it. Always showing error when I run the launcher, it says "Unable to retrieve patch data (206)". Anyone have a solution for this?

07/16/2020 14:33:54 CEST

Official Minecraft launcher won't start on Manjaro

Whenever I try to launch minecraft (Downloaded from AUR), it doesn't work. No error message or anything.
Tried downloading it on Lutris, but there's the same issue

I'll be happy for any suggestions, thanks.

07/16/2020 13:21:51 CEST

NoiseTorch: another real-time microphone noise suppressor for Linux (similar to RTX Voice/Krisp)
URL: https://github.com/lawl/NoiseTorch
07/16/2020 11:56:15 CEST

Godot based itch.io rival?
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKezoFJKIiI
07/16/2020 11:53:29 CEST

[OC] Master Mapper beta 3- Map editor - New features in comments
URL: https://v.redd.it/132t2zoa89a51
07/16/2020 11:28:47 CEST

Minecraft performance tanks when in menus, but amazing otherwise. Any clue as to what's going on? It affects other apps such as video running on a second monitor.

Playing Minecraft using Optifine 1.16.1 preview version 4 on Linux Mint 20 running Cinnamon 4.6.6.

I've got a Ryzen 5 3600, 1060 6GB, with 16 GB of memory.

I'm using the recommemded nvidia 440.100-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 driver for my GPU. My particular minecraft lauch is allotted 8 GB.

I use Silder's Extreme shaders with a view distance of 20, getting a solid average of 70 fps at 1920x1080. However, when I open menus, text chats, or inventories (including chests) my fps tanks to ~ 15 fps system wide, including videos on my second monitor. Any clue as to what's happening? Is this just an optifine bug? Thanks for the help!

07/16/2020 11:22:26 CEST

Have 2 full size GPU, how to run games on secondary?

I have RX580 for work and RTX2070 to play games

I can run Vulkan games on 2nd gpu with environment variable, but other games won't work.

Tried multiseat, games ignore it.

Is it possible to limit account to use only one device and skip another?

07/16/2020 10:15:46 CEST

State of VMprotect support?

Hi all,

I'd like to run Roblox via wine and learned it uses an anticheat called VMprotect which is not working yet. The latest info I found was from spring - is there any news regarding this issue?


07/16/2020 07:58:36 CEST

Titanfall 2 Crash

Recently switched to Linux and have been largely enjoying my time. Titanfall 2 has been a favorite of mine since release, but I can't seem to play more than 1.5 games before hard crashing. Origin remains open, so the wine prefix is still working fine.

Playing on latest Lutris version


CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Mobo: Asus rog b450-f RAM: 16gb G.Skill Ripjaws 3200mhz GPU: RTX 2070 Super Graphics Drivers: latest non free Nvidia (440xx)

07/16/2020 07:45:10 CEST

Steam no longer wants to start because it can't find libc.so.6 no matter what I do

My computer had some kind of meltdown recently, I think some files got corrupted or something because it took two attempts to boot it up again, and now Steam won't start. It first complains that the runtime can't start ("Are you running out of disk space?") and then it says it can't find libc.so.6. So I try manually reinstalling both libc6 and libc6-i386, and rebooting. That doesn't work. So then I try uninstalling Steam entirely from console, running autoremove to purge all the 32-bit dependencies that are apparently all corrupt now, and reinstalling. No change.

What's going on? Do I need to just reinstall the whole OS or what?

07/16/2020 05:51:01 CEST

Best Scheduler for High-CPU usage

Ive been using the vanilla kernel for ages now, but I ran into some occasional heavy stuttering when the computer would max out a couple cores, while leaving the others at like 40-30%.

I would have too look at the ground and wait a few seconds for my performance too shoot back up.

Recently I moved too the zen kernal, where I now experience the problem even more with like 3 out of my 12 cores taking a blunt of the workload while the rest sit at like 30%

Is there any kernels/schedulers out there designed too spread the work better among the cores and function better at high-cpu load?

07/16/2020 05:42:31 CEST

Keyboard not working in battlefront 2? (2017)

Running Battlefront 2 via origin through the lutris installer and changing the wine version to wine-tkg (the newest version) to fix origin bugs and actually run the game. When I booted it up I quickly realized that the keyboard (not the mouse) was completely non-functional in game. I also disabled origin in game and it failed to fix it, I tried switching the runner to the lutris default one and the keyboard works (but the game runs like hot garbage with the default lutris runner so that isn't quite acceptable)

07/16/2020 04:06:57 CEST

Proton 5.0-10 RC testing
URL: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/issues/4070
07/16/2020 01:27:57 CEST

Death Stranding now running on Proton, ready for testing!
URL: https://twitter.com/Plagman2/status/1283538305397579776
07/16/2020 01:20:18 CEST

Nyrna 1.1 released, simple program to pause games &amp; applications
URL: https://github.com/Merrit/nyrna/releases/tag/v1.1
07/15/2020 23:38:11 CEST

Change virtual desktop's title window

I know, stupid question, but how can I change wine's virtual desktop's title bar?

07/15/2020 23:07:56 CEST

What software do you use to stream to Twitch?

Wanted to get into streaming my gameplay. Not sure if there's a good Linux alternative to Twitch Studio.

07/15/2020 22:41:26 CEST

Overwatch only sees my integrated graphics

So I just installed Battle.net via Lutris and installed Overwatch. When I launch the game and go to the video options it has my Intel integrated graphics showing instead of my RX580. Any idea what is causing this? I didn't change any settings in Lutris, everything is default. I'm using Oibaf PPA.

07/15/2020 22:28:29 CEST

Currently gaming on Windows 10, my games are installed to a secondary HDD. If I swap to Linux on my primary SSD, will I need to reinstall all my games?

Hey guys! I know this is a nooby question. My main gaming rig is running Windows 10 and I would like to migrate permanently to Manjaro. Hoping to get an idea of how much work that's gonna be if I have a fairly substantial number of games installed (primarily through Steam, or DRM-free). Not all have native linux support, thought I will likely want to reinstall those that do.

07/15/2020 19:30:41 CEST

Searching for Logitech Gaming Wheel wireshark capture


I need an wireshark capture from one of the following Logitech Gaming Wheel devices:

G27, G25, DFP, DFGT, FFEX, Momo, Momo2 or Speed Force Wireless (WiiWheel)

To test something with the hid-lg4f kernel driver.

So if someone of you nice people out there does have one of the devices mentioned above, it would be awesome if you could do a capture for me :-)


07/15/2020 19:18:43 CEST

trying to play AC III, but it's opening up to a black screen?

i get the uplay game launcher thing, but by the end the game itself only opens to a black page.

i read a forum somewhere that suggested changing something in the ini file. first of all, took me a while to find the right folder location because i'm still new to linux. but when i found the folder, the .ini file is missing.

could the missing Assassin3Remaster.ini be the reason why the game isn't opening? could i just create a new ini file? how?

07/15/2020 18:05:48 CEST

[Unspottable] The demo of our local party game is now available for Linux on Steam!
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1243960/Unspottable/
07/15/2020 16:38:53 CEST

Help with an error code: "Repository changed it's label value. This must be accepted explicitly before updates for this repository can be applied"

When I run sudo apt-get update on ubuntu I get the following:

E: Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/lutris-team/lutris/ubuntu bionic InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from 'lutris' to 'Lutris stable' N: This must be accepted explicitly before updates for this repository can be applied.

How do I accept this change?

Also, I uninstalled lutris cos I wasn't using it anyway. So what is happening here? If it has to do with Lutris (and nothing else), how can I remove it entirely?

07/15/2020 16:15:48 CEST

Started Half-Life 2 after defeating Nihilanth for 2 hours lol - This game is awesome!
URL: https://youtu.be/gdtIUyjTC2A
07/15/2020 15:05:51 CEST

I made a short and FOSS bullet-hell game a couple of years ago. Hope you'll like it!
URL: https://gilmi.me/nyx
07/15/2020 12:25:08 CEST

Proton is taking more space day by day


I'm running Gwent with Proton on my Ubuntu 20.04, and at first Proton's folder size was around 2 GB, now it's a staggering 6GBs. I don't know why it's growing in size, any idea how can I control the size of this folder?

07/15/2020 12:18:27 CEST

The Battle of Polytopia, 4x Strategy with Day-1 Linux Support, coming on Aug. 4th to Steam
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/874390/The_Battle_of_Polytopia/
07/15/2020 10:01:58 CEST

Lutris Newer Wine Versions

I use lutris as well as PlayOnLinux for quite a while now

but my Lutris just stopped getting wine Updates (in the Menu, where you can select the wine version)

For instance: in POL i can select up to wine 5.12 Staging, But Lutris is stuck on Wine 5.7-5
its it only me , or didnt they update the Wine List for quite a while ?
i already installed it from the official repo, so it cant be an old version (reinstall didnt change anthing in this regard.)

thanks Bloodiko

07/15/2020 09:05:37 CEST

Configuring dolphin to detect gamecube adapter without launching as root

Giving Linux gaming another chance with the launch or slippi.gg on Linux. However I have a small annoyance. It seems the GC wiiu adapter is supported by dolphin out of the box if the program is run as root, which means needing to launch it from the terminal every time, not super bad but if there is a way around this I'd appreciate any help! Thank you

07/15/2020 08:59:47 CEST

Anyone at all managed to get an elgato hd 60 pro to work on linux? Even with a virtual machine?

I've been desperately wanting to switch to linux for good, but I use this thing on a daily basis.

I tried a blackmagic card too, but I would see black lines on the scene. I'm returning it and if I can't get the elgato to work on linux at all I'll get a new blackmagic hoping that it was just a faulty product, but meanwhile if anyone could help with the elgato I'd appreciate it very much.

07/15/2020 08:42:03 CEST

[Guide] Run Metal Gear Rising Revengeance at resolutions higher than 1080p, including Ultrawide

This game is a pain in the ass, even on Windows.

The following is what worked for me, so hopefully it can help someone else out. I apologize for any terrible formatting in advance, and please let me know if you think I missed something.

First, all this was done on Proton 5.0-9 and PROTON_USE_D9VK=1, however this should work on GE Proton or whatever else, just as long as it has access to the 800x600 resolution option.

Higher Resolutions (16:9)

1) Download MGROverride.exe

2) Open protontricks for MGR

3) Select default wine prefix

4) Open explorer

5) Open MGROverride.exe

6) Patch application (should automatically detect the game's exe).

7) You're done. Just launch the game and set your resolution to 800x600.

Ultrawide Resolutions (21:9, 32:9, etc)

1) Download MGROverride.exe, FlawlessWidescreen (32-bit only), and Proton-preloader

2) Open protontricks for MGR

3) Select default wine prefix

4) Open explorer

5) Open MGROverride.exe

6) Patch application (should automatically detect the game's exe).

7) Rename the game executable to "game.exe"

7.5) Rename "RenameThisFile.exe" in Proton-preloader to "METAL GEAR RISING REVENGEANCE.exe"

8) Move the Proton-preloader files to game files

9) Make a folder called "fw" inside the MGRO installation directory and move the FlawlessWidescreen files to this folder

10) Launch the game

11) When FlawlessWidescreen opens, install MGR patch, but disable all of the fixes

12) Press enter inside the preloader window to start the game

13) If the game is in a small window, go to graphics settings and select 800x600 and it should set it to whatever you patched your game to

14) Tab out, enable all fixes except Hud Scale and Resolution Rewrite inside of FlawlessWidescreen

15) Put your game into Fullscreen mode

That should be it.

If, when the next time you boot the game, you get black bars cutting out the game on the bottom and right side:

1) Load your save like normal

2) Press the down arrow 3 times, then enter. This should open the options menu

3) Set your resolution back to 800x600, this should set your game to the patched resolution from before

07/15/2020 07:15:18 CEST

Super Smash Bros. Melee - Project Slippi now works with Mac and Linux
URL: https://github.com/project-slippi/Ishiiruka/releases/tag/v2.2.0
07/15/2020 05:05:20 CEST

Detailed guide on installing the easy anti cheat wine build

Can somebody help me out and make like a good guide on how to install this particular wine build on Ubuntu. I wish to play dead by daylight on my computer, and don't have windows. I would very much appreciate this as i have been waiting a long time.

Thank you

07/15/2020 04:17:31 CEST

Can somebody make a detailed guide on how to install the new Wine-Eac Build on Ubuntu?

Can somebody help me out and make like a good guide on how to install this particular wine build on Ubuntu. I wish to play dead by daylight on my computer, and dont have windows. I would very much appreciate this as i have been waiting a long time.

Thank you

07/15/2020 04:07:04 CEST

problems with proton steam

hello, i'm having this error when i tried to use pronton in steam with linux mint 20: an error occurred while updating proton 5.0 invalid app configuration

i made sure to have steam play active

and also have the linux and the games in a disc ext4

07/15/2020 04:01:19 CEST

Humble Warhammer bundle with great Linux support
URL: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/warhammer-40k-bundle
07/15/2020 02:44:00 CEST

OpenRCT2 is having their first user survey since 2016, and especially wants to hear from Linux and BSD gamers.
URL: /r/rct/comments/hr7dow/openrct2_user_survey/
07/15/2020 02:02:04 CEST

MacOs/Windows games when not available on Wine

I'd like to install RISK: Global Domination from Steam. It's the first game I'll install on my Arch system. I couldn't find it on Wine (however, the chances of me doing something wrong are high since it's my first time using Wine). Is there any way to install it?

07/15/2020 01:14:46 CEST

The source code for the SNES port of Doom has been released
URL: https://github.com/RandalLinden/DOOM-FX
07/15/2020 01:07:11 CEST

I rebooted into Windows to play Burnout and it's a nightmare

I've been playing super tux kart for a while but missed burnout. I'd just been forced to buy the remaster after EA took my money for DLC and then shut the servers down, and forced me to buy the new remaster to play it.

And I'm in disbelief typing this it out because it sounds like a "And then Linus clapped" story.

But here's the sequence of events:

I opened Windows. It quietly reset my fingerprint reader because it was paired with Linux but whatever. The driver is still under work to work with windows so whatever.

I open Burnout from the start menu and it launches Origin and starts updating Origin instead. I think have to log in to Origin. I launch Burnout. For reference I'm playing over HDMI to my A/V receiver. Windows opens Burnout but the audio starts playing through my laptop speakers and the TV briefly says 'No Signal' for a bit before moving back to the A/V speakers.

I open Spotify because I decide to play the Burnout Revenge OST in the background. A cmd window with some updates randomly pops up which I have to move out of the way. Whatever. I start playing the play list and go back to Burnout.

Switching to Burnout made Windows switch audio back to my laptop speakers again, but then only the Spotify audio came through the A/V and the game audio disappeared.

Determined, I opened Burnout again, logging in to my password manager and origin each time because I kept forgetting to click on "keep me signed in". This time the audio switches again but doesn't switch back. The laptop freezes and completely reboots.

I try one last time. No Spotify. Just the game. I open it up, and I play for maybe 3 minutes and it crashes again.

I reboot into Fedora, call it a day and just play Super Tux Kart because holy crap Windows makes me feel like I'm battling a million 90s ad popups every second. I can't believe I was forced to pay $200 for this crap.

Thank you Linux.

07/14/2020 23:55:16 CEST

favorite local multiplayer/ couch coop games - Playstation 1,Nintendo 64,Gamecube,Wii,PSP

What are your favourite local multiplayer games, that i can emulate via retroarch on my linux mint laptop for Playstation 1,Nintendo 64,Gamecube,Wii and PSP games ?

looking for games that work well for a 2 player gaming session with usb controllers on one laptop. thanks :)

07/14/2020 23:21:25 CEST

Death Stranding?
URL: /r/linux_gaming/comments/hr2yj5/death_stranding/
07/14/2020 22:51:02 CEST

Can't launch Proton games all of a sudden

I really don't know hat I did wrong, I've used proton for almost a year and I never had an issue like this.

This morning I played Persona 4 Golden without any issue, but when I got back home after meeting with my friends (I didn't reboot the pc) I couldn't launch any Proton game.

Actually, the game launches at first, but it immediately kills its process.

This is the log when trying to play My Friend Pedro.

Thank you in advance for your patience and sorry for my bad English

07/14/2020 22:17:17 CEST

Halo 3 for PC released to today. Runs out of the box via Proton on Linux (except of EAC which will require the custom EAC wine build)
URL: https://youtu.be/zN_TthSwmEo
07/14/2020 22:05:50 CEST

Needs a playable mmorpg

Hi, I need a mmorpg to waste my time on. I am using manjaro on Thinkpad x250 then I looking for low spec mmorpg. I will consider any proposition. Tried 4story private server but probably anti-cheat don't want me to run the game.

07/14/2020 22:03:44 CEST

Wine compatibility with Catalina

When will wine be working with the new mac OS? Is there some sort of timeframe at all? Will it ever work?

Sorry if this has been asked before. I know dropping 32 bit support was a big deal but was wondering if they are working on something that works with 64 bit.

07/14/2020 21:59:32 CEST

Where is %appdata% in Proton?

I've found that it should be in ~/.steam/steam/steamapps/compatdata, but I don't have this directory

07/14/2020 21:51:08 CEST

Charge Kid - An open source, linux native, 2 dolars game on steam!
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1334300/Charge_Kid/
07/14/2020 21:00:17 CEST

Noob questions

So in steam i have both boxes ticked for steamplayand using proton. Ive installed native and non native games. My native games like csgo is that just using native support and not proton? It appeared more blurry than windows and i was concerned it was because it was trying to use proton.

Lastly will you get a Vac ban for using gamemode?

07/14/2020 20:48:20 CEST

Carrion squishy horror has a release date Steam and GOG - Check out the Linux Demo
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/carrion-squishy-horror-due-release-this-month/
07/14/2020 20:32:47 CEST

So, whats the situation with Linux gaming?

Back in my day, Linux gaming was a joke. However, it seems to have improved, and as Im both building a new rig soon and am sick of windows shit, Ive decided to look at the gaming on Linux. Is it good, bad, some where in the middle?

07/14/2020 20:22:48 CEST

RX 5700 XT?

Is it worth upgrading to RX 5700 XT from a GTX 1070? I'm interested in playing the new assassin's creed thats gonna come out later this year (praying that it works on linux shortly after release), odyssey had definitely playable performance but not amazing when i played it. I heard especially games that run through wine/proton have decently more performance on amd gpus cus of the better vulkan support, is that still the case?

07/14/2020 19:35:34 CEST

Help. I've been trying to run pubg lite through porting kit all night to no avail.
07/14/2020 19:18:13 CEST

If I partition off my steam library and switch distros, can I still play my games?

I plan on switching to arch, and my internet speed is really slow, and I dont really feel like downloading my games again. Should I switch now or wait until I can afford better internet?

07/14/2020 19:12:39 CEST

NFS Carbon on CrossOver Mac?

Hey guys, has anyone been able to run Carbon on CrossOver? Mine starts in a small resolution and quits after 2 seconds and I can't figure out why, there's no log or anything i can see?

07/14/2020 18:19:14 CEST

Origin Games (Dragon Age and Mass Effect)

Hello there,

I used to have no problems with Origin games on Windows but since I made the switch to Linux they're acting up. I installed Origin via Lutris and downloaded and installed several games (Dragon Age Origins, DA Inquisitions, Mass Effect 2). The loading times are much longer, DAI and ME2 tend to crash on startup and DAO runs but freezes for a moment every 2 seconds or so which is really annoying.

I found videos on YT showing that playing Origin games on Linux should in principle work like that but apparently not for me. I also noticed that for some reason 6 Origin windows are open when I'm in game and tab out.

Did anyone else have this kind of issue and are there maybe settings I could try out to get better performance or so?

My specs are: Intel i5-4690K, GeForce GTX 970, 8GB RAM. I run Arch on latest standard kernel and the games are installed on a HDD.


07/14/2020 18:12:42 CEST

Linux Gaming on Nvidia GT 840M

Hi, Ive been using linux for almost 8 years, but in a constant switch between Windows for specific programs or games. I play on a entry-level "gaming" laptop that have the next specs:

  • CPU: Intel i5 4210u with HD Graphics 4400
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: GeForce GT 840M (pretty meh)
  • Storage: SSD
  • OS: I'm using Archlinux BTW (joke)

Recently gaming support on linux is getting so much better, for me, PRIME offloading on nvidia drivers was the key to play a lot more under linux. And its has been very nice, some games runs better and some other worse, compared to Windows. I dont play a lot of games, but the ones I play the most are, L4D2, Minecraft, CS:GO, Xonotic, Overwatch and a lot of emulators.

My expieriences with the performance on this games are:

  • Minecraft: running on OpenJDK 11 performs better than Windows, so no problem with this game.
  • Xonotic: pretty much the same story as Minecraft, runs smoother than Windows under Intel Graphics and Nvidia GPU, so, no problem with this one.
  • Overwatch: I havent take the time to tried this one on lutris, because under Windows runs "okish" on low settings, so I'm no expecting so much of it on linux, but maybe later I will try it.
  • Emulators: no problem whatsover, performace is just as good as Windows
  • CS:GO and L4D2: the special thing with this two are that both are ports from DirectX to OpenGL. I have seen some video comparison on CS:GO between linux and Windows, and pretty much under linux the performance is better, but not for me. Both CS:GO and L4D2 are like 60% of the performance I get under Windows (with the exact same settings). I have read that CS:GO it's very CPU, but monitoring the CPU usage on htop never goes to 100%, but the GPU usage is almost always between 90-100%.

So, my question is, is there any way to make this two games (L4D2 and CS:GO) performs at par with windows, or is just a limitation on how the games are made? Maybe OpenGL is more demanding on this GPU than DirectX on Windows, idk.

Hope you can help me or just guide me to resign myself. :)

Note: Sorry if I made some english atrocities, it's not my main language

07/14/2020 18:12:39 CEST

Civ 6 cross platform with epic?

I play civ 6 natively on Linux, and now have a few friends who got it in epic and want to play with me. I know the ones with the windows (steam) versions can play with me, and play with epic, but I cant figure out how I can play with epic. They normally use unified pc play but I cant find that. Are there any other options?

07/14/2020 18:07:57 CEST

Prime Render Offload with Steam link?

Has anyone messed around with steam link while using prime render offload? Any success? I can currently connect, get audio and inputs (cursor moves on desktop, etc) but black screen on the device (switch running android and phone, same for both devices) My setup is Manjaro, Radeon 5500 running x, 1080 for the render offload. Some quick searching hasn't returned anything useful, just curious if anyone has gotten it working before I start banging my head against the wall.

07/14/2020 17:05:27 CEST

Death Stranding?

Anyone have any luck running this with Proton?

07/14/2020 16:54:42 CEST

how to play playstation 2 games on linux?

hi,i want to play Playstation 2 games on my linux mint laptop but it doesn't work. i've tried it with retroarch,the core doesn't load the games. and pcsx2 i don't understand how to set it up right. oh and also good to know,i want to play the games with my xbox 360 usb controllers.

07/14/2020 16:07:52 CEST

Its never too late to change your road and start doing things you love!
07/14/2020 15:55:01 CEST

Its never too late to change your evenings after work.
URL: https://youtu.be/qY1PipwtNZ4
07/14/2020 15:52:21 CEST

Can one use hybrid graphics to simultaneously drive four displays?

I know that hybrid graphics are generally a pain to work with on Linux. My last experience with hybrid graphics was circa 2012 (nvidia, early Optimus), so maybe a lot has changed since then?

Both integrated and discrete graphics cards can generally run three separate displays. But if I have both...can I power four? I'd like to be able to, for example, drive the laptop's internal display using the integrated graphics, and then use the AMD GPU through the Thunderbolt 3 port to drive three external monitors (or vice versa, I don't care).

I do not plan to run anything graphically intensive (games); this is a Slack/shell/ssh/Docker/PyCharm machine. However, I figured that this subreddit would be the most knowledgeable about Linux-based graphics configurations.

Is this possible or impossibe? Or possible, albeit a pain in the ass?


  • Dell Precision 3540
  • Intel UHD Graphics (Whiskey Lake 3x8 GT2)
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100 w/ 2GB GDDR5

Displays (ideally)

  • 1 x Dell UP2516D 2560x1440 @ 60 Hz (landscape)
  • 2 x Dell P2014H 1600x900 @ 60 Hz (portrait)
  • 1 x internal display 1920x1080

Dock, Cables

  • CalDigit TS3
  • USB-C/DP from TS3 to P2014H
  • DP from TS3 to UP2516D
  • DP from UP2516D to other P2014H

inb4 "but research shows that productivity drops once a third display is added". Yes, but I want to look cool and I have these extra P2014Hs around anyway...

07/14/2020 15:34:50 CEST

I've made the switch and happy so far, need build advice.

So I installed Pop OS on my thinkpad, have wow running better on here than in Windows only by 1 or 2 fps. It was odd in windows DX11 I had less FPS than DX12, but using DX11 in Lutris worked out well! Very confused why but I'm happy.

So onto my main question, am I mad building a desktop to game solely on Linux? Secondly with Pop OS would going AMD or Nvidia a better approach?

Lastly ( with my Windows 10 brain) Lets say I upgrade the CPU down the line or GPU, add ram how does this work with linux, and drivers etc?

07/14/2020 15:28:06 CEST

revan: a reimplementation of the Odyssey Engine (the engine behind both Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic) [not playable, but screenshots are looking good!]
URL: https://github.com/seedhartha/revan
07/14/2020 15:08:22 CEST

COD2: Much lower FPS with Glorious Eggroll?

If I play COD2 with official Proton 5.0-9 1440p 144hz max settings, sync every frame off, I experience FPS of ~120, and that is with it capped there, unfortunately it does not handle work with reshade, and despite compiling the 32b of vkBasalt that does not work either - although 64b works fine for vkcube - and I do not think it allows loading entire Reshade presets from the SweetFX DB.

If I instead use Glorious Eggroll 5.9-GE-3-ST, it loads the latest Windows version of Reshade fine, but the FPS is capped at ~60. I play with PROTON_NO_ESYNC=1, and I have tried PROTON_NO_FSYNC=1, and with and without PROTON_USE_D9VK=1.

Is there something else I can do to to prevent whatever is capping the FPS in GE?

07/14/2020 14:57:08 CEST

changing your gpu from nVidia to amd

So, i have been gaming on my pc(core i7 3770 and gtx 970) on linux mint 19 with wine 5, 4 and 3 and now the card is showing some weakness. i thaught about getting a rx 5700 xt but i have heard, that linux doesnt do well with linux cards should i buy the rx 5700 xt anyway?

07/14/2020 14:56:28 CEST

SteelSeries Rival 310 gaming mouse and Linux

Hi, I'm looking for a Linux compatible gaming mouse that allows to configure some advanced macros without the need to use Windows.

I saw that the SteelSeries Rival 310 seems to have good Linux support but I'm not sure if would allow to have the macros I'm looking for.

What I would like to have is a 2nd function button: when I keep pressing a specific button, for example one of the side buttons, plus any of the other buttons, I would like to simulate some keyboard pressing.

For example I would like to have the following bindings:

  • BTN5+Right click -> ALT+F4
  • BTN5+Left click -> CRTL+W
  • BTN5+Scroll up -> Increase Volume
  • BTN5+Scroll down -> Decrease Volume

Is it possible to do this with the SteelSeries Rival 310?

Is there any other gaming mouse that allows to set such macros using exclusively Linux? I know that the Roccat Kone XTD does it, but it's out of production and the new models are not supported by the unofficial and unmaintained Roccat configuration tool for Linux.

07/14/2020 14:51:55 CEST

Voobly has started a 30 day ban for users who use wine

I got the notice this week that states my account has been banned for 30 days for using wine.

07/14/2020 14:49:05 CEST

proton/dxvk games fail to start with vulkan-icd-loader-1.2.146-1

maybe arch linux related, but

with vulkan-icd-loader-1.2.146-1 (and lib32-vulkan-icd-loader-1.2.146-1) games do not start, because shader precaching fails.

Downgrading (lib32-)vulkan-icd-loader to 1.2.145-1 fixes the problem.

With 146 SteamVR fails to start as well.


07/14/2020 14:27:51 CEST

Old game, Kyodai Mahjongg black window?

Can't seem to get this running on my new install of arch/openbox. It installs and starts with the initial startup window progress, but the main window then opens is just black. The contents appear to be there as the mouse cursor changes moving over the window.

I have this running on another machine with an arch install. I tested copying the entire .wine folder over with the same results. This is with an AMD RX580 card, I swapped this with an nvidia 1060 with the latest 440 driver and the nouvaeu driver with the same result. Closing the picom compositor in openbox has no effect (same in KDE, Gnome, Cinemmon and Enlightenment). The working machine is a 32bit prefix, I've tried both 32 and 64bit on the new machine same result.

Any help on how to fault find this appreciated.

07/14/2020 14:26:44 CEST

Moving steam and rockstar games from NTFS hdd

i am tryna switch to linux ill get a 2tb ssd and i got a 1tb hdd right now as a game drive

i got all my games on 1tb hdd on steam and rockstar

i have a 500gb datacapped internet i dont want to download them all again, can i somehow sure fire move them?

sorry for you having a stroke reading it, im tired (or lazy)

07/14/2020 13:48:18 CEST

Widelands Build 21 RC1 is out. A highly recommended Settlers 2 like game
URL: https://www.widelands.org/news/2020/Jul/11/build21-release-candidate/
07/14/2020 13:33:35 CEST

I would like to start gaming on Linux: would it make sense to swap my GTX 1070 TI for a RX5600 XT?

In last few months I've been learning how Linux works with the intention of gradually abandoning windows. Currently I'm using Linux Mint (which I really like it) and I would like start to gaming a bit more on it. I've been reading about which type of GPU is better under Linux and it seems that AMD open drivers are the best (and open source), or at least that's what I understand. I have a GTX 1070 TI, overall it's a good card but the thing is that I can sell it and buy a RX 5600XT without losing money. Would that make sense? The RX 5600 XT has almost the same performance of the GTX 1070 Ti, it has 2GB of VRAM less but it would be better with Linux in gaming scenarios.

What do you think? As I said I'm learning how to master Linux and - for how I see it - buy a Radeon card would be like an incentive thanks to the AMD open drivers and support available.

07/14/2020 12:49:56 CEST

Error while installing steam app in Azure B1s size VM


I'm trying to setup a csgo dedicated server in azure B1s vm. when I try to install through steamcmd this is what I get:

Steam>app_update 740 validate

Update state (0x3) reconfiguring, progress: 0.00 (0 / 0)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.00 (0 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.17 (41516771 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.31 (76064574 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

Update state (0x61) downloading, progress: 0.39 (96669758 / 24533768925)

/home/steam/Steam/steamcmd.sh: line 38: 37594 Killed $DEBUGGER "$STEAMEXE" "$@"

Any help is much appreciated. I'm new to these things, please ask me if you need more data.

07/14/2020 12:14:58 CEST

Can't access anything online through lutris

I've tried to install Titanfall 2 and overwatch and neither of them can use the internet so I can't log in I'm using manjaro does anyone know how I could fix this?

07/14/2020 11:27:19 CEST

Problems with AC Odyssey

Hi there!

So I have a problem with AC Odyssey. The game installed via Steam just fine but in Game I can't get the resolution to match my native 1440p screen. I looked on Protondb and the people there noted they had to change some stuff via protontricks. I can't get that to work and I was wondering if someone could maybe help me go through that process?

Thx in advance!

07/14/2020 11:09:03 CEST

anyone have Satisfactory working in Proton?

when i run Satisfactory using proton on FactoryGame.exe, the game just exits instantly without even opening a window, printing this to logs:

``` 00c8:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION

Preparing to exit.

Shutting down and abandoning module LauncherPlatform (4)

Shutting down and abandoning module LauncherCheck (2)




FGlobalDynamicReadBuffer::Cleanup() ```

OS: Manjaro Linux


CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core

GPU: Radeon RX 580GPU DRIVER: 4.6 Mesa 20.0.7

RAM: 32 GB

07/14/2020 10:48:56 CEST

Online log in not currently available in origin

I'm not sure if this belongs here if not I'll remove it. I'm trying to install Titanfall 2 through lutris but when I launch it it says that online login is currently unavailable please help.

07/14/2020 09:17:09 CEST

Resident Evil 3 Gamecube Seamless HD Project - Dolphin Emulator
URL: https://www.reshdp.com/re3/
07/14/2020 09:16:26 CEST

How to determine when to enable DXVK/VKD3d/Esync/Fsync?

Hi all,

In Lutris, you can update the "Runner options" for running Wine/Proton to: * Enable DXVK * Enable VKD3D * Enable Esync * Enable Fsync

Highlighting the toggle gives a little message about what it does, which makes sense.

What I'm curious about is -- does anyone have guidelines for when it makes sense to enable a certain feature for a certain game? E.g. like if a game supports DX12 then I should enable VKD3D, or something?

Is it purely "Try it and see if it's better", or is there a logical way to decide whether a game might benefit?

Bonus question :) Is it always preferable to pick "Lutris-XYZ" in the "Wine version" dropdown, over Proton 5.0? I assume the Lutris one is a fork with some enhancements, and probably more up to date?


07/14/2020 09:16:11 CEST

today I learned Linux is illegal
URL: https://www.reddit.com/r/Paladins/comments/hqozqp/paladins_is_now_playable_on_linux_with/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share
07/14/2020 09:14:54 CEST

How can I fix dxvk::DxvkError?

I am trying to play Stardew Valley via Wine (yes, I know it supports linux), but I keep getting the error dxvk::DxvkError. Here is the full command and its output

$ wine "Stardew Valley.exe"
0009:fixme:ntdll:NtQuerySystemInformation info_class SYSTEM_PERFORMANCE_INFORMATION
0009:fixme:ntdll:EtwEventRegister ({e13c0d23-ccbc-4e12-931b-d9cc2eee27e4}, 0x7932a40c, 0x797293b0, 0x79764880) stub.
0009:fixme:ntdll:EtwEventRegister ({763fd754-7086-4dfe-95eb-c01a46faf4ca}, 0x7932a40c, 0x797292f0, 0x79729998) stub.
0009:fixme:ntdll:EtwEventRegister ({a669021c-c450-4609-a035-5af59af4df18}, 0x7932a40c, 0x79764890, 0x79764888) stub.
0009:fixme:ntdll:EtwEventRegister ({cc2bcbba-16b6-4cf3-8990-d74c2e8af500}, 0x7932a40c, 0x797648c0, 0x797292e8) stub.
0009:fixme:wer:WerRegisterRuntimeExceptionModule (L"C:\\windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework\\v4.0.30319\\mscordacwks.dll", 0x79140000) stub!
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Game"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Microsoft.Xna.Framework"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"xTile"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Netcode"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Graphics"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"System"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"System.Xml"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"System.Core"
0009:fixme:nls:LCIDToLocaleName unsupported flags 8000000
0009:fixme:nls:get_dummy_preferred_ui_language (0x0 0x32bcec (nil) 0x32bce8) returning a dummy value (current locale)
0009:fixme:nls:get_dummy_preferred_ui_language (0x0 0x32bcec 0xd930f0 0x32bce8) returning a dummy value (current locale)
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Xact"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Input.Touch"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"System.Drawing"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"System.Windows.Forms"
0009:fixme:path:parse_url failed to parse L"Accessibility"
info:  Game: Stardew Valley.exe
info:  DXVK: d9vk-0.20-frogcookie
warn:  OpenVR: Failed to locate module
info:  Required Vulkan extension VK_KHR_get_physical_device_properties2 not supported
info:  Required Vulkan extension VK_KHR_surface not supported
info:  Required Vulkan extension VK_KHR_win32_surface not supported
terminate called after throwing an instance of 'dxvk::DxvkError'

abnormal program termination
0009:fixme:msvcrt:__clean_type_info_names_internal (0x4cd3980) stub
0009:fixme:msvcrt:__clean_type_info_names_internal (0x4049264) stub
0009:fixme:msvcrt:__clean_type_info_names_internal (0x100a6028) stub

How can I fix this?

I am running on Ubuntu 19.10 if that means anything

07/14/2020 08:45:17 CEST

Is the Asus TUF gaming x570-plus compatible with Ubuntu?

Do all sensors work? Any other hiccups which will be a deal breaker? You can recommend other mobos in this price range.

07/14/2020 08:35:28 CEST

Halo 3 Linux Report - No Audio

Game works almost as expected. One little problem though, the game is silent. They restored the original audio for Halo 3 and Reach. May be related.

07/14/2020 07:35:55 CEST

Poor Starcraft 2 Performance

I'm having poor Starcraft 2 performance, around 75ish fps on a new game and ~15-22 towards the end of the game (versus somewhere around 139 and 70ish in Windows) on my Manjaro system. Futhermore, it tends to stutter at least in the beginning of each game, and a little throughout. From what I read I can get close to native performance at least in some cases, and was wondering if I am doing something wrong, as I am new. I list my configuration below.

Ryzen 5 2600, 32 GB RAM, GTX 1070

Using Lutris:

Wine 5.7.5 x64, Esync (ulimit -Hn is 1048576), DXVK 1.7L-84bb768


everything else is defaults.

I can provide more information if needed, I just don't know what to.

Any help would be appreciated. I am new to playing windows games on linux and can use all the help I can get. Thanks!

edit: using video-nvidia-440xx.

07/14/2020 06:23:43 CEST

Linux Drivers for Magewell 1st Generation Cards?

I recently bought a Magewell XI400DE-HDMI card because I heard that Magewell is compatible with Linux. Come to find out, that's not the case and I can't return this thing. Does anyone have any experience getting these cards to work in Linux? I'm running Mint 19.3.

07/14/2020 05:24:38 CEST

Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

Looking for a new gaming Keyboard and Mouse with good Linux support. (Ideally - but not must have - would be mechanical switches, programmable RGB, USB passthrough, and macro keys.) Recommendations?

07/14/2020 05:19:49 CEST

A huge step for Linux gaming
URL: https://youtu.be/7kmltvN5mmc
07/14/2020 04:55:50 CEST

wine/lutris disables second monitor when running an app (linux)

hi, as you can see, every time i try to run an app with wine it turns off my dual monitor setup, whenever i open a game on lutris, my pc changes to single monitor mode, i already tried to change some settings on lutris however it was already set to keep all monitors as they currently are, but it kept turning off the monitor, no matter how much i tweak with it there is always this inconvenience that turns off one of my screens, it is very frustrating and i would really appreciate some help with this issue

07/14/2020 04:23:55 CEST

Mods not appear for Victoria II Heart of Darkness

Hi, i installed Victoria II Heart of Darkness from a lutris script for the non steam version and the mods not appear in the launcher, anybody know something about?

In winehq web not appear as a bug or something that isn't work or was tested.

07/14/2020 04:23:09 CEST

Show fps ingame (nosteam) ubuntu

I need a software like afterburner for ubuntu, to benchmark my game, i tried with Gallium, i have 2 monitors and put gallium to run on my second monitor, but i dont know if the showed fps are from my game or just from the display where i am

07/14/2020 03:51:39 CEST

A Huge Step for Linux Gaming...
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kmltvN5mmc
07/14/2020 03:08:51 CEST

Can applications installed in winebottles have access to all the files stored on a computer?

Can applications installed in winebottles have access to all the files stored on a computer or does the files ONLY have access to the winebottle they are installed in?

07/14/2020 03:05:28 CEST

Trying to run my first game on Wine, help?

Hi, all. I know there are resources out there to figure out how to use Wine but it's my first experience with it and I think my case is a bit tricky.

I torrented a Windows game (Nier Automata) on my previous laptop and even installed several mods to increase texture quality etc.

Now I have this new laptop which I've installed Arch on. Now the question is: How do I set up a wine bottle correctly so it can run Nier Automata? I tried already from basic guides but since Nier isn't just a single .exe file (I can open the game fine but other mods and stuff aren't there; I haven't checked if creating a new save file and playing the game works either. All I know is that it opens). I tried manually installing dependencies which I think I need based on the little info I found on winedb but the game simply crashes once I open it in that wine bottle.

I assume this is mainly a matter of figuring out which dependencies are necessary. Do

07/14/2020 01:48:07 CEST

Easy Anti Cheat Games Running NATIVELY on LINUX?!
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kmltvN5mmc
07/14/2020 01:10:54 CEST

Nostalgic HALF-LIFE on CRT and LINUX


Short video showing the retail version of Half-Life. Often called Half-life WON , WON standing for World Opponent Network. A multiplayer component that shipped with the original Half-Life.

The main menu is a bit messed up on Linux, but that's to be expected, since this game uses some ancient winapi to draw these 2D animations.

What I show in this video is a low resolution software rendering mode. Software rendering was completely removed from the newer version of Half-Life. In software mode you get a bit more jiggly polygons because of lesser floating point precision, also fade ins are pretty pixelated. Also in such a low resolution the HUD and all subtitles show up in a reasonable size. HUD was never scaled in half-life, so on modern resolutions it is very tiny.

The lack of music is also a nostalgic experience, at least for me, as I only had a pirated copy of the CD without the CD music tracks :)

07/13/2020 22:22:06 CEST

CSGO opens, but I can't change settings or play game

Hi guys, I'm on Manjaro Xfce on my old Lenovo Y510P laptop. I managed to install CSGO on my laptop with Steam, but when I open the game game it is windowed and I can't change any settings, because there is no apply button for me to click on, also when I try to start a new game the button you click to join is just not there.

I suspect it has something to do with my drivers, but I figure out how to update or install drivers on Manjaro, I could not really find a link online that helped me.

07/13/2020 22:17:51 CEST

Is there a way to overclock my monitor *and* extend freesync range on linux?

using the latest manjaro, a 1080ti, and 3950x if it matters.

Moving more and more to linux and more and more away from windows, thankfully. But one thing I cant figure out how to overclock my monitor and extend the freesync range on linux like I did in windows. I know my monitor can do 110hz refresh with a freesync range of 30-110hz. from an out of the box/default of 45-100hz.

but i dont know how to get it to do that in linux. most of the games I care about do fine on linux via steamplay, or lutris, . i just need the higher refresh rates and extended freesync range like I get on windows and then I'll be able to live about 93% on linux.

07/13/2020 21:19:29 CEST

Did anyone play vermintide 2 with latest eac patched wine?

How does it perform?

07/13/2020 21:19:22 CEST

Does the 5700 XT have the same screen corruption issues present in the Vega 8 iGPU on the 3200G?

I built a new system recently and it has an Ryzen 3200G. It's Linux support is abysmal with full system lockups and random screen corruption all coming from amdgpu on arch linux. I gave up and installed Windows on it.

I have a different system I'm building and am going to put a 5700 XT in it. I haven't decided if I'm going to try to use Arch Linux on it or just give it Windows and be done with it.

Are there any 5700 XT users who can speak on stability or the dumb DPM bug that causes screen corruption?

07/13/2020 21:07:57 CEST

Free Version Killing Floor 2 from Epic Store work good on Linux Ubuntu 20.04 run by Lutris.
URL: https://youtu.be/kHjUvwIwGkg
07/13/2020 20:36:42 CEST

Wine Gaming 101

I recently switched from win 10 to ubuntu.

I have Lutris installed and I managed to get Battle Net running by referencing a downloaded installer.

It looks like my nvidia card may be an extra challenge for newcommers.

Nothing except for the Battle Net Client worked so far on wine for me.

I tried Heroes Of The Storm and League of Legends so far.

Is there a comprehensive 200 Page book I could read?

Is there an automagic wine issue analysis tool?

Can someone push me in the right direction with some links?

Thnaks in Advance.

07/13/2020 20:23:28 CEST

Sandbox: A new falling sand game

If you've played The Power Toy or Sandspiel, this is a new open source game I've made that's similar in concept.

I've just released v1.0.0 on flathub. Instructions on how to play can be found on the github for now.

Game screenshot: https://github.com/JMS55/sandbox/blob/master/flatpak/screenshot.png

It's written in Rust, using the pixels crate for rendering, and features a built in gameplay recorder using gstreamer-rs.

I'd love for feedback and suggestions on what to add, so give it a try!

07/13/2020 20:02:09 CEST

Viking Vengeance dungeon crawler to get a Q3 day one release and what you can expect
URL: https://linuxgameconsortium.com/viking-vengeance-dungeon-crawler-will-release-soon/
07/13/2020 19:47:03 CEST

Hunt Showdown using Lutris and EAC patched Wine
URL: https://youtu.be/22OXoqdzmoo
07/13/2020 18:41:36 CEST

Wine on FreeBSD

If I might ask.. What are a few free games that work on WINE on FreeBSD. I tried to play the new game valorant but wine wouldn't load. I thought maybe some games work better than others.

07/13/2020 18:10:42 CEST

Overwatch mysteriously capped at 60fps

Hi there. I've been trying to get my Overwatch to run above 60 fps to no avail. I installed through lutris and I've tried tweaking the options and versions in there but it remains capped at 60 fps. My desktop runs at 144hz.

I'm running Manjaro KDE, video card is a GeForce 1060. Everything ingame is on low, and the ingame cap is set to 160, but the ingame FPS counter never goes above 60. I've had no problems playing other games at 144 like Titanfall 2 and Quake Live.

I've searched around but I seem to be the only one with this issue, could anyone please give me some things to try? Pretty new to linux in general.


07/13/2020 18:06:13 CEST

Lutris-origin flickering: manjaro kde help

Hey, its been a month I am using linux and currently using Manjaro kde. So after this while I started missing games I used to play on windows one of em was Apex legends. So I installed lutris and installed origin in it. But its causing so much trouble. Whenever I open origin it takes about less than a minute and the while window of origin seems flickering. All processes including mouse clicks become slow and when switched tasks to o to another application I saw that there were about 7 origin windows open but it shows me just one. This happens every time I open origin and because of this I haven't tried downloading apex. If someone knows what it is or this is how its been always is let me know. Thanks

07/13/2020 18:02:10 CEST

World of Tanks: Blitz?

World of Tanks: Blitz has been a mobile alternative to original World of Tanks but now it also supports Windows and macOS being available on Steam. I have some games on Steam but have never played them on any platform.

Has somebody played the game on Linux or could give some advice on how to run it best?

07/13/2020 17:21:05 CEST

Thinking of switching

I have an Acer Predator G3-710 with a GTX 1060 and I7-7700 What are the chances of this working with Linux? I also need a software CPU speed controller because Acer bios are a joke, Does such a thing exist on Linux? Distro recommendations for a PC mainly used just for gaming would be helpful. Thanks for any help.

07/13/2020 16:42:07 CEST

Windows vs Linux gamers (parody)
URL: https://youtu.be/hwnP6WSmGhA
07/13/2020 16:27:57 CEST

Is there a way to launch a non steam game in steam from lutris?

Lutris imports games from steam, but I don't know if there's a way to launch non-steam games in steam from lutris. I can't seem to create a desktop shortcut for it. Ideally, i am looking for a command to launch a game that has been imported into steam

07/13/2020 16:24:05 CEST

First time playing Half-Life 1
URL: https://youtu.be/Xq2tjqP73zU
07/13/2020 14:11:21 CEST

Is there an easy way to map a game pad to an Xbox 360 controller

I have a game pad but want to use it on a game that only supports Xbox 360 controllers. Is it possible to map it to an xbox 360 controller?

07/13/2020 14:01:14 CEST

Prime + wine 5.10+,Battle.net

Hello, winers!

If there are anyone who hit the same, let's fill up a bug report on winehq.org (or at some other place).

I don't know it's a bnet issue, nvidia, dxvk or new wine

I'm using notebook with intel+gtx1050, dxvk. Archer here.

After updating wine to 5.10 I can't run any game from Battle.net w/o any error on intel and with

X Error of failed request:  BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
  Major opcode of failed request:  156 (NV-GLX)
  Minor opcode of failed request:  43 ()
  Serial number of failed request:  8387
  Current serial number in output stream:  8388



I can run some other games on 5.10+ with both intel/nvidia, just Battle.net games fail, and runs on wine5.6 with nvidia.

07/13/2020 13:51:36 CEST

WoW in Lutirs

Hey, just a quick one, in Manjaro using lutris, I installed wow as per normal and compared to windows:

Windows i get around 95 fps and Linux around 75fps is that normal is there any tweaks I can do over and above to narrow this gap?

07/13/2020 13:23:19 CEST

check vram frequency in linux

I recently built a Linux pc that I will be using as my main gaming machine. I am using an RX 5600 xt as my GPU and I have no way of telling if the vram is running at the 14gbps frequency provided by AMD's vBIOS update. The distro I am using is manjaro and my card is the sapphire pulse. Any ideas?

07/13/2020 13:09:27 CEST

Cannot download experimental Mesa


I've encoutered some difficulties when trying to install experimental Mesa. I cannot add a Valve repository because error 404 pops out. It says it couldn't connect to a proper IP address. Have you ever seen anything like that? I tried to follow that guide


Initially I thought server had been down but I waited 2 days and still nothing.

I'd like to install experimetnal Mesa because I want to enable ACO shaders and ofc improve performance (or at least try improving).

My GPU R9 290 is a bit old but still decent for me given that I play only two or three games.

I have a one more question regarding gaming on linux as well. Can I install AMDVLK while keeping AMDGPU drivers and force some game to use one of them?

07/13/2020 13:08:01 CEST

oh boy...
URL: https://twitter.com/LutrisGaming/status/1282591587491446784
07/13/2020 12:34:50 CEST

Graphics card advice.
URL: /r/linuxquestions/comments/hqct3q/graphics_card_advice/
07/13/2020 12:25:15 CEST

Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) with lutris

This is a guide for running SWBF2 on linux with lutris:

- Install the required dependencies for Origin (see here: https://github.com/lutris/docs/blob/master/Origin.md). Otherwise origin does not start.

- Download and compile if necessary proton-ge-custom 5.9-GE-3-ST. If you are running arch, use the package from the AUR.

- Create a new folder under ~/.local/share/lutris/runners/wine/ (the name does not matter, just name it something like proton-bf2) and copy all the files under the "dist" directory of your proton folder to it. If you used the package from the AUR, you will find the files under /usr/share/steam/compatibilitytools.d/proton-ge-custom-stable/.

- Restart lutris and install SWBF2 with the lutris installer. Then, go to settings -> Runner options -> wine version and you should see a new entry with the name of the folder that you created earlier. Select it. Also on that page enable esync.

And you are done! The origin client is a bit finicky but it should install the game just fine. Performance is on par if not better than windows, though keep in mind that you will need to train the shaders by playing, which means that in the first 2-3 hours of gameplay you will notice some stuttering.

If someone knows how to update the description for a game on lutris, please reach out and I will post this there.

07/13/2020 11:53:37 CEST

Relive/Shadowplay alternative?

Title says it all really. I just added a PopOS partition (after trying an ubuntu partition and immediately having problems) and I found out that the Relive software doesn't exist on Linux, and apparently neither does Shadowplay. That's fine, but I have yet to find an alternative, having software that can save the last few minutes of gameplay for footage is near the core of my workflow so I really need something that can do that. Does anyone have any suggestions or has anyone else heard of a project that I can support to get this to happen?

07/13/2020 10:58:46 CEST

Watch Dogs 2 currently free on Uplay
07/13/2020 10:28:13 CEST

How to activate NVIDIA 450.57's image sharpening?

I've updated the Nvidia driver on Arch and I wanted to try this new feature but it's greyed out for me.

My GPU is a GTX 770. Maybe it's too old to use it?

07/13/2020 10:18:42 CEST

Mr. Shifty (Native) on Linux with some minor but solvable issue(s)
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1ZuOqXTTlA
07/13/2020 09:18:42 CEST

War Thunder Linux Native

I installed War Thunder from steam yesterday but the game doesn't run. It opens the launcher but after I click on play, the session freezes. I tried a lower resolution too, but it just freezes. I have to restart the laptop. I have a decent laptop slightly better than the recommended specs. The output of neofetch:

                   -`                    lucifer@acnologia 
                  .o+`                   ----------------- 
                 `ooo/                   OS: Arch Linux x86_64 
                `+oooo:                  Host: 80SV Lenovo ideapad 510-15IKB 
               `+oooooo:                 Kernel: 5.7.7-arch1-1 
               -+oooooo+:                Uptime: 11 mins 
             `/:-:++oooo+:               Packages: 1196 (pacman) 
            `/++++/+++++++:              Shell: zsh 5.8 
           `/++++++++++++++:             Resolution: 1920x1080 
          `/+++ooooooooooooo/`           DE: Plasma 
         ./ooosssso++osssssso+`          WM: KWin 
        .oossssso-````/ossssss+`         WM Theme: GruvboxAurorae 
       -osssssso.      :ssssssso.        Theme: GruvboxColors [Plasma], Dracula 
      :osssssss/        osssso+++.       Icons: Gruvbox [Plasma], Gruvbox [GTK2 
     /ossssssss/        +ssssooo/-       Terminal: konsole 
   `/ossssso+/:-        -:/+osssso+-     Terminal Font: Fira Code 15 
  `+sso+:-`                 `.-/+oso:    CPU: Intel i5-7200U (4) @ 2.500GHz 
 `++:.                           `-/+/   GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620 
 .`                                 `/   GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 
                                         Memory: 1589MiB / 7859MiB 

Maybe it's because of optimus? I have installed nvidia-prime package and prime-run works, but is it needed to run through steam? I have linked the image of game below


If you can guide me or help me with how to troubleshoot this, it is really appreciated. I really want to try this game

07/13/2020 09:03:17 CEST

Killing Floor 2 ( Free Version ) from Epic Store work good on Linux Ubuntu 20.04 run by Lutris.
URL: https://youtu.be/kHjUvwIwGkg
07/13/2020 09:01:09 CEST

Need Help with Wine

So I'm running Pop_Os, which has Wine installed by default, and I decided to get Thief Collection on Steam recently. ProtonDB says you need Tfix to run the older games well, and I seem to be unable to install it. I downloaded the EXE file, but it doesn't show an option to run it with WINE. What do I do?

07/13/2020 08:54:41 CEST

Hyper Scape working?

Is Hyper Scape working with Lutris (Wine)?


07/13/2020 08:06:03 CEST

Why you game on Linux?

Im curious to know those who solely game on Linux, why you choose to when the majority of titkes take a performance hit or some games dont work at all.

07/13/2020 07:35:44 CEST

Issues running games through WINE through second drive on both Lutris &amp; Steam

Hi everyone!

I'll just get straight to the point, recently many games like iw4x, Unreal Tournament 1999 and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon have been giving me issues. They used to run perfectly but now they usually start up with some generic "FATAL ERROR" or "STEAM ERROR" (when running them through proton.)

It only seems to happen on my 2nd HDD because I installed some of these games to my first hard drive and they run perfectly just like before.

Specs: OS: Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS

KERNEL: 5.4.0-7634-generic

CPU: AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core




07/13/2020 05:26:15 CEST

2020 Playing Rust on Linux (Facepunch game)

I did a thing, got it working, and then wrote about it so others can try.

If you still have Rust and you game on Linux, then allow me to help you get your fix.


TL;DR Summary

  • I will occasionally update this post over time.
  • You can run the dedicated server and Rust client on the same computer for local play using SteamPlay on Linux.
  • The dedicated server must have EAC disabled.
  • I'm currently playing Modular Vehicles Update (July 2, 2020) by myself in my little local server.
  • I submitted a protondb rating already.

Hope someone else finds it useful :). Man I missed my froggy boots.

07/13/2020 05:06:26 CEST

Winebottles ~ How do I launch another application inside a preset winebottle?

I created a winebottle using this command


and I managed to install an application correctly. I wanted to open another application but it fails to detect that this particular application is installed. How would I tell this other application to open in the winebottle that I have setted up?

07/13/2020 02:32:53 CEST

Pop os

Hi I am thinking of changing my operating system to pop os. My question is can I play games like call of duty, overwatch or games like this on my pc. Or is it not possible?

07/13/2020 02:21:13 CEST

Is there a way to play visual novels on linux?

I just switched to linux for a ton of reasons and im really loving it so far. Im only holding on to my windows drive for only one reason now, visual novels. Sure i can dual boot every time i need to play a vn but i was just wondering if there was a way to directly run visual novels in linux, as that would be amazing.

I tested a visual novel on linux to see if it would work, but it appears that wine cant get pass through ones that have DRM protection. I found this after a quick google search:

The download versions of lots of Japanese VNs have online-activation DRM, and that will not run in WINE, it's less common for physical releases, at least older ones, those may have disc checks, though.

So, would it be better to just dual boot into windows for playing vns? Or is there a way i can get visual novels to work on linux? Thanks in advance.

07/13/2020 01:47:53 CEST

How do I run game in Wine

So I have Ubuntu 20 installed. I have Wine installed. And that is as far as I got.

I have a game "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego" from 2001, it is an old Windows game.

I transferred, from USB stick, the entire game installation to the Ubuntu desktop (its own folder on the desktop), so no installation is needed, just need to run the executable in that folder to start up the game.

I am doing this for my 10 year old son, and what I need to do is be able to have it so that when he starts up Ubuntu he can simply double click on an icon on the desktop and the game will simply run and nothing else is needed for him to do, just simple point an click and it will run.

How do I do get this setup to do this?

Thank you for any help.

07/13/2020 01:09:26 CEST

Dx12 lutris

Sorry nooby question wow retail supports dx12 which makes use of more cores. Does this work and translate with lutris out the box?

07/13/2020 00:45:58 CEST

autopatch - a commandline tool for automated patching of roms (Linux only, Python 3)

autopatch.py - a commandline with a gui tool for automated patching of roms


Works only on Linux and with Python 3. The GUI requires Python3-tk. Tested in Ubuntu 18.04. Requires flips-linux executable.

Patching roms with flips is actually easy. But I wanted to automate a few more steps. Globbing in filenames are supported, multiple input patch files in a single task, zip files and even web urls are supported for patch files. A default folder for the base unaltered roms for its search feature is supported as well. The generated filenames have a specific format including the original rom filename and patch filename.

The GUI supports executing patch file from clipboard, so there is no need to delete current entry and paste, which saves 2 seconds (it adds up quickly). Also the GUI will run each created romhack automatically (but asks). And for first time user the GUI version can also automatically download the required flips-linux.

I create a link file to the autopatchgui.py and put it into my Downloads folder on my PC. Then I just call it from this place and every created file will be found in my Downloads folder.



autopatch.py Mario *Mush*.zip 
  1. will search for a base rom in roms folder, which includes the
    term Mario. In this case "Super Mario World (U) [!].smc" is
    found and used as INPUT_ROM.

  2. Next it searches in current directory for a file which
    matches the search term Mush.zip, in this case
    "Super Mario World - Mushroom revolution.zip" is found and used
    as PATCH_FILE. The content will be extracted automatically.

  3. Finally a new romhack is created and saved in current working
    directory. The filename in this case is then:
    "Super Mario World (U) [!]_Super Mario World - Mushroom Revolution.smc"

It's a very specific tool, but I thought that I can share it here.
Downloading patch files in zip format from https://www.smwcentral.net works, but not from https://metroidconstruction.com/ (because it's not a direct download). I usually open smwcentral website, copy the web url for the zip download and execute it directly with autopatchgui.py from clipboard.

07/12/2020 23:59:10 CEST

Me as a game developer: should I support Linux?


As an indie game developer, I sometimes have choices to make. The current choice I have is Linux support. I am trying to estimate how much time this would take me.

So my question:

How popular are games like Civilization or Dwarf Fortress on Linux? I have heard of FreeCiv having some following.

07/12/2020 23:23:43 CEST

Dead by daylight, test run request.

Hello everyone. I don't use linux as my main os because of EAC reason. So, i've seen that new wine experimental build got an update with EAC solution. Could someone try out dead by daylight just for kill my curiosity? Thank you.

07/12/2020 23:17:49 CEST

hello guys i have a wine CLI question

id love to get good at typing the wine from the terminal so i can automate the process am really facing a problem here trying to use winetricks from the terminal
not sure how to Specify a wine prefix or a wine bottle i used this method
WINRARCH=win64 WINEPREFIX="/home/pop-os/PlayOnLinux's virtual drives/WIN69" winetricks corefonts mfc42 vcrun6 vcrun2008 vcrun2010 vcrun2013 comctl3
but i learn there is other on the winetricks page

env WINEPREFIX="/home/pop-os/PlayOnLinux'\''s virtual drives/win69" sh winetricks corefonts mfc42 vcrun2008 vcrun2013 comctl3

not sure if they both work or they both don't and i did something wrong
not sure what the SH command for in the second one and if i can use it and just don't put it

note the previous command give me error with the sh so i ran it with out it lol

and one one question if i just did this winetricks corefonts mfc42 vcrun2008 vcrun2013 comctl3 will that make that lib work for al of my wine bottles or just the default one ?

07/12/2020 21:35:14 CEST

I made a video about all 10 games I have made in the last year (and my first year in Game Development)! I made a Linux version whenever possible as a promise to support the widest amount of devices! Downloads are in the description for those interested!
URL: https://youtu.be/qnC6hxPmgjc
07/12/2020 21:27:58 CEST

SuperTuxKart git20200711 Snapshot Is Released For Android, Linux, and Windows
URL: https://linuxreviews.org/SuperTuxKart_git20200711_Snapshot_Is_Released_For_Android,_Linux,_and_Windows
07/12/2020 21:23:56 CEST

How To Install And Run Borderlands 2 On Linux Proton Fixed Marcus Introduction &amp; Cinematics

Hi everyone.

So it is widely considered that the Linux port of Borderlands 2 is poor at best, so the next best thing is to run the Windows version through Proton, which is exactly what my latest video covers.


More specifically it covers how actually launch the game and fix the Marcus introduction cinematic so that it plays correctly and does not crash the game.

Alternatively for people who prefer a written guide see below:


Right click on the Properties of the game, tick the Force the use of a specific Steam Play compatibility tool option, click OK, and then install the game as normal.


Right click on the game, go to Properties, LOCAL FILES, BROWSE LOCAL FILES, and in the window that appears click on the Binaries folder, and from there click on Win32.

Inside that folder rename Launcher.exe to Launcher.exe.old and Borderlands2.exe to Launcher.exe.

You will now be able to launch the game, and manually set your graphical options, so do that and exit the game once done.


Download the first Media Foundation Wine Workaround script at: https://github.com/z0z0z/mf-install

Click on the green Code button, choose the Download ZIP option, extract the downloaded archive and open up a Terminal window in that folder.

In the Terminal window you want to type something similar to the following referencing where the game is installed on your system, which in my case is:

WINEPREFIX="/home/ryanj/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/49520/pfx" ./mf-install.sh

Once done, download the second Media Foundation Wine Workaround script which can be found at: https://github.com/z0z0z/mf-installcab

Once again, click on the green Code button, choose the Download ZIP option, extract the downloaded archive and open up a Terminal window in that folder.

In the Terminal window you want to type something similar to the following referencing where the game is installed on your system, which in my case is:

WINEPREFIX="/home/ryanj/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/49520/pfx" ./install-mf-32.sh

All you need to do at this point is copy the mfplat.dll to the games application folder.

The easiest method for doing that is to open up Steam, right click on the game, click on Properties, LOCAL FILES, BROWSE LOCAL FILES, and paste the dll in the window that appears.


Add the following to the game's custom launcher options: __GL_THREADED_OPTIMIZATIONS=1 PROTON_USE_D9VK=1 %command%

After all this is done, the game should function the same as running it on Windows.

If you found this helpful, please consider checking out all the other content on my channel and subscribing to support me.

Many Thanks


07/12/2020 21:22:46 CEST

How To Install And Run Borderlands 2 On Linux Proton Fixed Marcus Introduction &amp; Cinematics

Hi everyone.

So it is widely considered that the Linux port of Borderlands 2 is poor at best, so the next best thing is to run the Windows version through Proton, which is exactly what my latest video covers.


More specifically it covers how actually launch the game and fix the Marcus introduction cinematic so that it plays correctly and does not crash the game.

Alternatively for people who prefer a written guide see below:


Right click on the Properties of the game, tick the Force the use of a specific Steam Play compatibility tool option, click OK, and then install the game as normal.


Right click on the game, go to Properties, LOCAL FILES, BROWSE LOCAL FILES, and in the window that appears click on the Binaries folder, and from there click on Win32.

Inside that folder rename Launcher.exe to Launcher.exe.old and Borderlands2.exe to Launcher.exe.

You will now be able to launch the game, and manually set your graphical options, so do that and exit the game once done.


Download the first Media Foundation Wine Workaround script at: https://github.com/z0z0z/mf-install

Click on the green Code button, choose the Download ZIP option, extract the downloaded archive and open up a Terminal window in that folder.

In the Terminal window you want to type something similar to the following referencing where the game is installed on your system, which in my case is:

WINEPREFIX="/home/ryanj/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/49520/pfx" ./mf-install.sh

Once done, download the second Media Foundation Wine Workaround script which can be found at: https://github.com/z0z0z/mf-installcab

Once again, click on the green Code button, choose the Download ZIP option, extract the downloaded archive and open up a Terminal window in that folder.

In the Terminal window you want to type something similar to the following referencing where the game is installed on your system, which in my case is:

WINEPREFIX="/home/ryanj/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/49520/pfx" ./install-mf-32.sh

All you need to do at this point is copy the mfplat.dll to the games application folder.

The easiest method for doing that is to open up Steam, right click on the game, click on Properties, LOCAL FILES, BROWSE LOCAL FILES, and paste the dll in the window that appears.


Add the following to the game's custom launcher options: __GL_THREADED_OPTIMIZATIONS=1 PROTON_USE_D9VK=1 %command%

After all this is done, the game should function the same as running it on Windows.

If you found this helpful, please consider checking out all the other content on my channel and subscribing to support me.

Many Thanks


07/12/2020 21:21:53 CEST

DXVK and Nvidia PRIME Vsync

If any of you are using an Nvidia Optimus laptop, you might have noticed that games running in DXVK do not properly vsync in Offload mode.

Well after many hours of tearing my hair trying to fix my configuration, turns out it is a bug in the Nvidia drivers that is specifically triggered by DXVK. https://forums.developer.nvidia.com/t/vsync-does-not-work-while-using-prime-render-offloading-optimus-nvidia-gpu/83011/13

I'm not sure when the next release will be but hopefully the patch will be in there. Anyways, figured I'd share in case anyone else has been having this problem.

07/12/2020 21:05:15 CEST

Using custom Proton builds in Steam.
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vYdjnZEPm4
07/12/2020 20:23:13 CEST

Lunar Client Minecraft Client Official Support
URL: https://youtu.be/h49JZGz_Y30
07/12/2020 20:15:25 CEST

Is it possible to back to an older version of amd driver? (mesa) last update messed up OW and SoT again. I'm force to play on w10 until next update

Title is great

07/12/2020 19:17:23 CEST

Hello friends! My friend Rami is currently writing his Bachelor's thesis on gaming and DLCs. He asked me to share a survey of his, I hope it's okay to post this here. By participating in his survey you can help him a lot, but you can also help me convince him to switch to Linux also haha.
URL: https://forms.gle/fyyB1PZqUp2czbXL9
07/12/2020 18:52:11 CEST

Save 40% on Tropico 6 on Steam including free weekend
URL: https://store.steampowered.com/app/492720/Tropico_6/
07/12/2020 18:43:24 CEST

Best settings in wine for gta 5
URL: /r/wine_gaming/comments/hpvskf/best_settings_in_wine_for_gta_5/
07/12/2020 17:18:43 CEST

best settings in wine for gta 5

hey guys im new to linux scene and wanted to know the best settings to run GTA V in wine, what should i change or enable or disable, btw im using solus gnome and (cpu) i5 7th gen dual core and (gpu) 940mx ram (8GB)


07/12/2020 17:05:06 CEST

Unable to run Halo CE patch through wine

On Linux Mint (live mode not installed), I have installed wine and winetricks

I am trying to run Halo 1 custom patch on my Linux setup but it fails to run. The custom patch thinks that I don't have the Halo 1 game installed when I did install it on wine.

I installed this particular version of Halo (this is not the patch) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMvesQd80g8

So after downloading the game, I ran a few commands on terminal WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=/media/mnt/Wine/Halo wincfg. Then I got some GUI configurations and I just pressed ok without making any changes.

Then I typed WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=/media/mnt/Wine/Halo winetricks and I installed a few packages which were vb6run, vcrun6, wsh57 and corefonts.

After that I ran this WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=/media/mnt/Wine/Halo wine for the game (not the patch) and it got installed successfully.

Now I want to run the patch and I typed WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=/media/mnt/Wine/Halo wine and the program thinks that I don't have the game installed. Did I type an incorrect command or something? Am I launching the custom patch within the winebottle (the custom patch was outside the Halo wine folder)?

07/12/2020 16:56:11 CEST

GPU advise, is RX 590 good ?

Hello there,

I will be building my gaming PC in a couple of months and I still need to decide about what GPU I will use. I am thinking about getting a RX 590 as I understand is a minor improvement of the RX 580.

I am not consider myself as a hardcore gamer and I am aiming 1080p only. I don't think is worthy for me to go and buy something high end.

I am planning to play games like Total war shogun 2, starcraft 2, cities skylines, CS, Dota 2, Fortnite, Skyrim, Fallout, Mass effect, some games from Paradox. I am pretty sure RX 590 will run well those games, my question is more oriented to know if it has issues (drivers/compatibility) or if it is better to look for another one.

These are the components I am thinking to buy.

Grand total: 1792.08 CAD ~ 1318.40 USD


I am planning to do dual boot (at least as time goes by, I need to use less and less windows) and I use Debian (with kernel 4.19 but in backports is 5.6 if that matters).

I work as a devops consultant so I only need to ssh and edit a bunch of text files usually. My job doesn't have too much weight here :).

Thank you so much

07/12/2020 16:52:48 CEST

Sonic Mania on Android

Hey everyone, I love the game Sonic Mania, but it is not published for Android (yet) Could it work with Wine on Android? Thanks

07/12/2020 16:30:43 CEST

./play.it 2.12 release candidate

After almost 2 years in the making, ./play.it 2.12 release candidate is ready for testing!

The changelog and the test instructions can be found on our forge: 2.12 release

Any feedback is welcome, as extensive testing is the best way to ensure we will squash most bugs before they get a chance to reach our users.

07/12/2020 15:38:52 CEST

Weekly Tech-Support Thread for July 12, 2020: Ask your tech-support questions in this thread please

When asking for help, include as much information as you can. Give us details to work with. Your specs, distro, drivers and software versions, logs and terminal output. The more you give us, the easier it is to help.

Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

If you see a new tech-support related question posted in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

Ask away!

07/12/2020 15:33:20 CEST

FIFA 20 Not working on Linux Mint.

Hello I was just hoping someone could help me.
I installed fifa 20 through the Origin client with Lutris, the problem is when opening fifa 20 the origin client changes to the loading e-sync bar and when that ends the play button fades a little bit. After 2 or 3 seconds it allows me to press play again and it doesn't open Fifa 20. Any ideas ? Thanks !

07/12/2020 14:44:11 CEST

wine help.
URL: /r/linux4noobs/comments/hptka7/wine_help/
07/12/2020 14:37:55 CEST

Cadence of Hyrule - Crypt of the NecroDancer featuring the legend of zelda works on Linux, thanks YUZU (Nintendo Switch Emulator) works on AMD i Nvidia Cards . This is a rhythm game.
URL: https://youtu.be/DtAxWQV1yNI
07/12/2020 14:37:23 CEST

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on Linux , thanks Ryujinx (Nintendo Switch Emulator)
URL: https://youtu.be/Y4uFZGHTLdg
07/12/2020 14:30:23 CEST

MANGOHUD don't show CPU and GPU temps.

Hi, I am trying to set mangohud to show gpu and cpu temp, but not is happening, is this parameters right? "mangohud %command%=cpu_temp,gpu_temp"

07/12/2020 13:55:15 CEST

Problem/Question regarding steam

I have this weird problem with steam and linux on my machine.. after a while, maybe some minutes (not after starting) my steam window becomes somewhat unresponsive, when i type in the chat window i wont see my text for like 3-5 seconds, when i click close or minimize nothing happens - i have to click maybe 4-5 times until something happens

Ive checked journalctl for any info but i cant find any hints there. Did anyone of you experience this too? Or maybe know a fix?

my specs:

OS: Arch Linux

KERNEL: 5.7.7-zen1-1-zen

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core

GPU: AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT

GPU DRIVER: 4.6 Mesa 20.1.2

RAM: 16 GB

07/12/2020 12:14:34 CEST

Anyone know how to install team fortress 2 classic (tf2c) on linux?

Is there a way to install tf2c natively or do I have to install it through wine? It's a mod for team fortress 2 to anyone wondering.

07/12/2020 12:13:35 CEST

Tomb Raider: Underworld, runs out of the box using Proton and DXVK on Linux too. But still I have a few things to mention about glitches and stutter.
URL: https://youtu.be/PbzDzXDlBCc
07/12/2020 12:12:32 CEST

I Agree
URL: https://imgur.com/a/V342Qcr
07/12/2020 12:02:42 CEST

Interesting open-world games that work with Wine/Proton?

I've got GTA San Andreas, Vice City, Liberty City and IV working on Debian Buster out of the box. Saint Row III is choppy despise there's the port version. Before I install more stuff, do you recommend any open-world games that work on Debian?

07/12/2020 10:50:50 CEST

ReShade, Proton and Skyrim Special Edition does not allow to toggle the ReShade settings.

ReShade works with Skyrim Special Edition, at least under Microsoft Windows directly. The problem with this combination under Proton is that, from the moment Skyrim does accept input (namely that main menu is being shown) the settings key of ReShade does not work anymore. If you trigger the settings before the main menu is shown, it can be used with the mouse, but not keypress will register in the GUI (and therefor you cannot close it anymore either). The mouse is working as expected, though.

Has somebody seen something like this before? It looks like Skyrim is swallowing all key events, but given that people have reported this to work under Microsoft Windows, I'm assuming that this is a problem specific to WINE/Proton and the DXVK combination.

Somebody got some idea?

07/12/2020 10:36:17 CEST

Amazon Games App - Any luck?

I recently noticed that with Amazon Prime you also get a bunch of free games, but you need to use the Amazon Games app to download them. Anyone got this thing to work yet under Linux? Does the app download & install the games, or does it just download the installers? (If it's the latter I could setup a VM to download the installers I guess).

Go figure, been a Prime member for ages and I only recently figured that one out :D God knows what else I can get included in that :D

07/12/2020 09:51:34 CEST

Uninstall a Wine Steam game (on Macbook pro)

SO guys please bear with me because my story is quite long

  1. I follow this guide here to play PC games on my MacBook. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv3uzG0ku-U&t=230s)

  2. I got this, a blank screen every time I launch Wine steam:

I can't see my games! (Pic 1)

  1. But, then I use the command "-no-browser +open steam://open/minigameslist"

Pic 2

  1. I can see and install steam games now, the problem is how to uninstall it. I just can't uninstall a game, whenever I try to uninstall "CLANNAD", for example, I get a huge blank screen (refer to Pic 1) and that's it, the game is still there.

So please let me know if you have any idea how to fix this, thank you!

07/12/2020 06:04:24 CEST

God of war on lutris?

I have iso of god of war tried to run on lutris on emulator selected pcsx2 and used configuration from lutris site but when i click on play button and it turn to stop but in compel of second it change to start

07/12/2020 06:04:21 CEST

I made a custom PKGBUILD for compiling native Super Mario 64 on Arch-based distros.

Check it out here. It builds sm64ex from the nightly branch here.

I was heavily inspired by TK-Glitch's PKGBUILDs.

Interestingly enough, if you have the proper MinGW packages installed, you can also cross-compile for Windows. Very helpful for us dual-booters!

Note that a proper SM64 ROM is required.

Let me know what you guys think.

07/12/2020 06:02:40 CEST

Attempting to install LoL on Garena

Attempting to install LoL on Garena

  • installed using wine Garena-v2.0.exe
  • installed libodbc for linux and using the .msi
  • ran this to fix a ntlm_auth issue sudo apt-get remove winbind && sudo apt-get install winbind

And Finally I'm stuck here, any tips for me here? The Garena application is installed but I get this on the terminal when I Launch Garena.exe and login with my account. the garena window just constantly blinks.

[0712/091142:ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(153)] WSALookupServiceBegin failed with: 122 0090:err:ole:CoGetClassObject class {54e211b6-3650-4f75-8334-fa359598e1c5} not registered 0090:err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class object {54e211b6-3650-4f75-8334-fa359598e1c5} could be created for context 0x1 0090:err:seh:raise_exception Unhandled exception code e06d7363 flags 1 addr 0x7b032f82

07/12/2020 05:47:01 CEST

RadV drivers vs amdlvk drivers Which one is preferred for linux gaming?

Hi I heard that these two drivers exist for gaming and was wondering if which one is better than the other in today's current linux gaming? I have a amd rx570 gpu and want to see if I can increase my gaming capability's

07/12/2020 04:39:59 CEST

(Java) 2009scape - An Open Source 2009 era Runescape Emulation
URL: http://2009scape.org/
07/12/2020 03:45:04 CEST

Nvidia GTX 1070 and Ryzen 3600 - Low FPS when Gaming in Ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded my desktop from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04. I installed the latest drivers Nvidia 440 from the software updater.

My desktop specs are Ryzen 3600, Nvidia PNY 1070, 16GB Ram, NVMe 500gb.

The FPS in games is now at a stable ~30. In windows, I was getting 4-5 times the frame rates when playing the same games.

I get 12,000-13,000 FPS when running glxgears in the terminal.

I've tried reinstall the drivers after running bleachbit and autoremove/autoclean.

Please help me fix this.

$ nvidia-smi $ lsmod | grep nvi        +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | NVIDIA-SMI 440.100      Driver Version: 440.100      CUDA Version: 10.2     | |-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+ | GPU  Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC | | Fan  Temp  Perf  Pwr:Usage/Cap|         Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. | |===============================+======================+======================| |   0  GeForce GTX 1070    Off  | 00000000:29:00.0  On |                  N/A | |  0%   51C    P8    10W / 151W |    407MiB /  8116MiB |      1%      Default | +-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+                                                                                 +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Processes:                                                       GPU Memory | |  GPU       PID   Type   Process name                             Usage      | |=============================================================================| |    0      1043      G   /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg                            35MiB | |    0      1620      G   /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg                           185MiB | |    0      1832      G   /usr/bin/gnome-shell                          85MiB | |    0      2289      G   ...AAAAAAAAAAAACAAAAAAAAAA= --shared-files    84MiB | |    0      9764      G   gnome-control-center                           2MiB | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+  nvidia_uvm            966656  0 nvidia_drm             45056  8 nvidia_modeset       1114112  14 nvidia_drm nvidia              20680704  637 nvidia_uvm,nvidia_modeset drm_kms_helper        184320  1 nvidia_drm ipmi_msghandler       106496  2 ipmi_devintf,nvidia drm                   491520  11 drm_kms_helper,nvidia_drm
07/12/2020 02:01:57 CEST

Dragon Ball FighterZ on Linux
URL: https://youtu.be/SOqdOprGgU8
07/12/2020 01:31:37 CEST

Overwatch | Manjaro vs Windows | Rx 5700 + Ryzen 3 3300x | 1440p
URL: https://youtu.be/voXc1nCD4IA
07/12/2020 00:24:34 CEST

PSA: You might need to manually install Vulkan Drivers

I've been trying to get Age of Empires II Definitive Edition working for ages, with no results. I turns out that although I had the Vulkan libraries installed, the actual drivers for my hardware (Intel iGPU) were missing. After installing them, everything works perfectly.

So if your proton games don't work on a fresh install, check to make sure both the Vulkan libraries and the required drivers are installed. On OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, I needed to install libvulkan_intel to get them.

07/12/2020 00:09:32 CEST

Nfs mw widescreen fix not working

I AM trying to play nfs most wanted on Ubuntu budgie and i get full screen using fshack versin of wine but i can't get it working on properly resolution. I use lutris and i have the same problem with carbn to. Tryed using dinput8 as native and d3d9 as native to... None of those get the Game working at 1080 ether i have widescreen fix installed

07/11/2020 20:41:26 CEST

I am nobody, but from today I am officially completely switching to linux

For couple weeks now I was jumping between linux and windows to collect info andtest out how stuff works. Both sides has something to offer me, but in the end I choose linux. Games I play (CSGO/Dota2/Guildwars2) works perfectly on linux, most office stuff I do can be done online. The only issue is photoshop (fu** you adobe). I know GIMP exists, I know it is great, but still... Photoshop still takes the cake here. So I probably will have to dualboot windows just for photoshop work if PS doesn't work well on WINE.

Besides that I am no longer windows user.

07/11/2020 20:28:34 CEST

I Made a DMenu Steam Game Launcher!
URL: https://github.com/cohenchris/steam_dmenu
07/11/2020 20:08:44 CEST

Elementary OS / Ubuntu on ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DT

Hi, It's been 9 months since I've purchased this laptop but I haven't been able to get it running properly with Nvidia enabled so I can perform some light gaming or ML/AI related tasks. Forced to use windows if I need something to be done by the NVIDIA card at this point. I'm currently running elementary OS 5.1.6 and It would be great if someone could let me know how I can safely install NVidia and not let the AMD integrated GPU take over. Seriously, amd/gpu combinatoins are a big headache for linux builds.

07/11/2020 19:44:19 CEST

GTA V doesn't work with PS4 controller

I have a Dual Shock 4 controller that works fine with Steam. However, I have issues with the same controller playing GTA V via Lutris w/ Epic Games Store. GTA V settings show an Xbox controller instead of PS4, and button/analog mappings are all off.

I get the same results with a second DS4 controller, and have also tried using Bluemon to pair without any improvement. What could be causing the issue, and what else can I try to fix?

07/11/2020 19:38:39 CEST

Nvapi finally going (partly) open-source
07/11/2020 19:17:39 CEST

Command &amp; Conquer Remastered Collection running and with MP?

Hi fellow Linux gamers,

two of the newer protondb reports say, that after an update C&C doesn't work anymore.

I want to play it with a friend. Who owns it and can confirm that it works and that MP does also work?

Thanks in advance!


07/11/2020 18:28:03 CEST

Cracking sound in cut-scenes in XCOM-EW


I'm replaying XCOM-EW, well it's my first time trying Long War, and during the cut scenes the sound cracks a lot, the FPS counter is in the 20s I'm guessing that may be related. The game feels a lot less optimized than the 2nd one (and even less than WOTC), but I don't remember my 1st playthrough having such audio issue and my system only got more powerful since... In game with medium settings I get more than 60FPS, not with high though so I'm on medium.

Any advice for this please?

Hardware: 3800X, 32Gb, 580X

I'd try with Proton instead of native, but protondb and winehq don't give it a great rating...


07/11/2020 16:39:55 CEST

New Games You Can Play With Proton Since June 2020
URL: https://boilingsteam.com/new-games-you-can-play-with-proton-since-june-2020/
07/11/2020 16:26:52 CEST

CSGO on Linux

So I want to play CSGO on Ubuntu, but when ingame not much FPS (around 60 sometimes even less, so it's unplayable), still dropping. When in console max 30 FPS (So I guess it's locked when typing into console) when in menu 70-80 FPS, when clicking on any button drops on 30 FPS and back to 80 FPS, when in settings around 160-70 fps.

So what can I do with it?

I already tried:

- Gamemode (Terminal says Gamemode is active so I am sure it's working)

- CPU performence governor

- Steam Play (Proton 5.0-9 and others below)

- Disabling Steam Overlay

- installing Amd drivers (amd-gpu not "pro". With "pro" no difference)

So I am Using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, game is on low (all except shaders) in settings and I enabled multi-core rendering.

PC specs:

- GPU: RX 460

- CPU: i7 860

- RAM: 12GB

Before, I had same problem on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

07/11/2020 16:16:15 CEST

Baldurs Gate 3 ?

Baldur s gate 3 is coming in august... any hint on a native linux version ?

07/11/2020 16:15:28 CEST