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We have many places you can find us to chat! We have our [https://www.gamingonlinux.com/irc/ IRC], our [https://telegram.me/linux_gaming Telegram Group], our [https://discord.gg/0rxBtcSOonvGzXr4 Discord Chat], our [https://riot.im/app/#/room/#gamingonlinux:matrix.org Matrix Chat] and our [https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/ Forum].
  
 
== Wiki ==
 
== Wiki ==
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*[[Installing games on Linux]] - Instructions for installing games from different sources.
 
*[[Installing games on Linux]] - Instructions for installing games from different sources.
 
*[[Benchmarking Linux Games]] - A list of Linux games with a built-in benchmark tool and other tools.
 
*[[Benchmarking Linux Games]] - A list of Linux games with a built-in benchmark tool and other tools.
*[[Wine]], [[Wine#CrossOver|Crossover]] and [[Wine#PlayOnLinux|PlayOnLinux]] - Introduction to Wine, CrossOver and PlayOnLinux.
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*[[Wine]], [[Wine#CrossOver|CrossOver]] and [[Wine#PlayOnLinux|PlayOnLinux]] - Introduction to Wine, CrossOver and PlayOnLinux.
 
*[[Virtualization]] - Introduction to virtualization of other systems, including [[Virtualization#GPU passthrough|GPU passthrough]] for near bear-metal gaming performance.
 
*[[Virtualization]] - Introduction to virtualization of other systems, including [[Virtualization#GPU passthrough|GPU passthrough]] for near bear-metal gaming performance.
 
*[[Emulators]] - Emulators available on Linux.
 
*[[Emulators]] - Emulators available on Linux.
 
*[[Gaming gadgets]] - Steering wheels, gamepads and other gaming gadgets supported on Linux.
 
*[[Gaming gadgets]] - Steering wheels, gamepads and other gaming gadgets supported on Linux.
 
*[[What is DRM?]] - A short explanation of DRM and its advantages and disadvantages.
 
*[[What is DRM?]] - A short explanation of DRM and its advantages and disadvantages.
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*[[What is Mesa?]] - A newbie friendly guide to Mesa, the open source graphics drivers on Linux
  
 
=== Games Lists ===
 
=== Games Lists ===
*[[Games worth your bucks]] - Attempt to crowd-source a list of good Linux games.
 
 
*[[Open Source Games]] - Free and Open Source games that support Linux.
 
*[[Open Source Games]] - Free and Open Source games that support Linux.
 
*[[Open Source Game Engines List]] - Open source game engines for titles that do not have official Linux versions.
 
*[[Open Source Game Engines List]] - Open source game engines for titles that do not have official Linux versions.
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*[[List of crowdfunding games]] - Lists of crowdfunding projects related to Linux gaming.
 
*[[List of crowdfunding games]] - Lists of crowdfunding projects related to Linux gaming.
 
*[[Games broken on Mesa]] - Games currently broken on the open source Mesa drivers
 
*[[Games broken on Mesa]] - Games currently broken on the open source Mesa drivers
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*[[Performance impact of Mesa glthread]] - Community maintained list of performance improvements and regressions of Mesa's OpenGL multithreading in popular games
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*[[Unity Games Working On Linux (User Ported)]] - Some Unity games that aren't released for Linux, but can be made to work on Linux manually. (Work in progress)
  
 
=== Guides and HOWTOs ===
 
=== Guides and HOWTOs ===
 
*[[Building Mesa from source]] - A guide how to build Mesa from source and use it without replacing your system Mesa packages.
 
*[[Building Mesa from source]] - A guide how to build Mesa from source and use it without replacing your system Mesa packages.
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* [[Querying and benchmarking AMD GPUs]]
  
 
=== Developers Info ===
 
=== Developers Info ===
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==== General Linux support ====
 
==== General Linux support ====
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*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/17/ GamingOnLinux's tech forum] - All Linux gaming related tech help topics accepted.
 
*[https://www.linuxquestions.org/ LinuxQuestions.org] - Very well established general support site for Linux.
 
*[https://www.linuxquestions.org/ LinuxQuestions.org] - Very well established general support site for Linux.
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/LinuxQuestions /r/linuxquestions] - General Linux support subreddit.
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/LinuxQuestions /r/linuxquestions] - General Linux support subreddit.
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==== Gaming specific support ====
 
==== Gaming specific support ====
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/17/ GamingOnLinux's tech forum] - All Linux gaming related tech help topics accepted.
 
 
*[https://forum.winehq.org/ Wine Forums] - Provides support on games run through Wine that may not be covered in the database.
 
*[https://forum.winehq.org/ Wine Forums] - Provides support on games run through Wine that may not be covered in the database.
 
*[https://www.playonlinux.com/en/forums.html PlayOnLinux Forums] - Provides support on games run through PlayOnLinux.
 
*[https://www.playonlinux.com/en/forums.html PlayOnLinux Forums] - Provides support on games run through PlayOnLinux.
 
*[https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues Steam for Linux bugtracker] - Searching for issues posted on Steam or games on Steam may provide solutions.
 
*[https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues Steam for Linux bugtracker] - Searching for issues posted on Steam or games on Steam may provide solutions.
*[http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/ Steam for Linux General Discussions :: Steam Community]] - General discussions and bug reports before Git buckstracker.
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*[http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/ Steam for Linux General Discussions :: Steam Community] - General discussions and bug reports before Git buckstracker.
 
*[http://support.feralinteractive.com/en/ Feral Interactive's support site] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Feral Interactive.
 
*[http://support.feralinteractive.com/en/ Feral Interactive's support site] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Feral Interactive.
 
*[http://support.aspyr.com/ Aspyr Support] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Aspyr.
 
*[http://support.aspyr.com/ Aspyr Support] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Aspyr.
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*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com Main Website]
 
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com Main Website]
 
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/ Linux gamers forum]
 
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/ Linux gamers forum]
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/index.php?module=calendar Release Calendar]
 
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/index.php?module=game Games Database]
 
  
 
=== General Linux Gaming Links ===
 
=== General Linux Gaming Links ===
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_gaming Linux gaming - Wikipedia]
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*[http://icculus.org/lgfaq/ Linux Gamers' FAQ] on Icculus
**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_games List of Linux games - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open-source_video_games List of open-source video games - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_commercial_video_games_with_available_source_code List of commercial video games with available source code - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_game_engine_recreations List of game engine recreations - Wikipedia]
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*[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/ Linux_Gaming subreddit]
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/ Linux_Gaming subreddit]
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/ The Linux_Gaming Wiki]
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/faq Linux_Gaming Wiki FAQs]
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/starting_guide The ultimate guide to migrating to Linux]
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/drivers Graphic drivers on Linux] - Information about different graphic card drivers on Linux.
 
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/57j4m1/a_list_of_free_as_in_beer_linux_games_on_steam/ Free Steam games] - A list of free (as in {{H:title|“Now son, you don’t want to drink beer. That’s for Daddies, and kids with fake IDs.” - Homer Simpson|beer}}) Linux games available on Steam
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/57j4m1/a_list_of_free_as_in_beer_linux_games_on_steam/ Free Steam games] - A list of free (as in {{H:title|“Now son, you don’t want to drink beer. That’s for Daddies, and kids with fake IDs.” - Homer Simpson|beer}}) Linux games available on Steam
 
*[http://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/ PCGamingWiki] - Multi-OS game database.
 
*[http://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/ PCGamingWiki] - Multi-OS game database.
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*[https://appdb.winehq.org/ Wine Application Database] - Holds support information for games that can be run through [[Wine]].
 
*[https://appdb.winehq.org/ Wine Application Database] - Holds support information for games that can be run through [[Wine]].
 
*[https://steamlug.org/ Steam Linux User Group]
 
*[https://steamlug.org/ Steam Linux User Group]
*[http://boilingsteam.com/ Boiling Steam]
 
  
 
===Linux games in stores===
 
===Linux games in stores===
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*[https://www.humblebundle.com/store/search/platform/linux Humble Store] - Games available on [https://www.humblebundle.com/store/about The Humble Store] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[https://www.humblebundle.com/store/search/platform/linux Humble Store] - Games available on [https://www.humblebundle.com/store/about The Humble Store] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[https://itch.io/games/platform-linux Itch.io] - Games available on [https://itch.io/docs/general/about itch.io] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[https://itch.io/games/platform-linux Itch.io] - Games available on [https://itch.io/docs/general/about itch.io] for Linux/SteamOS
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*[https://gamejolt.com/games?os=linux Game Jolt] - Games available on [https://gamejolt.com/learn Game Jolt] for Linux/SteamOS
  
 
=== Wiki editing ===
 
=== Wiki editing ===
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wiki markup] - An overview of the syntax used for writing the wiki articles
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wiki markup] - An overview of the syntax used for writing the wiki articles

Latest revision as of 23:06, 3 December 2017

Welcome to the GamingOnLinux.com Wiki! This will hopefully be the Linux gamers guide to all things for Linux games. Please do consider supporting us on Patreon!.

You need to request an account in this forum, due to heavy spam. Or, find Liam in one of the social networks below to request access!

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Wiki

Introduction to Linux Gaming

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This is aimed at being a list of game engines and technology which supports you building Linux games within.

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Misc

Links

Technical Support Links

Generally, the first port of call for problems that you may encounter is the dedicated support (forums, IRC, knowledgebases etc) provided by the Linux distribution that you're using. The relevant distro subreddit may also be useful. If the problem is a game-specific one, then searching out support from the game's site or Steam community hub may be of help. Otherwise, you may find the following links of use:

General Linux support

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Wiki editing

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