Questions tagged [linux]

Questions about game development on Linux operating system, for Linux or any other OS.

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SFML.NET DLLNotFoundException with dll.config files in project

I am trying to run SFML.NET on arch linux and I have two dll.config files in my project called sfmlnet-graphics-2.dll.config and sfmlnet-window-2.dll.config. sfmlnet-graphics-2.dll.config: ...
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timing rendering to monitor screen update

I have an application with a very light rendering loop, taking a predictable and small time to execute. Right now, I have two solutions. The first solution uses Vsync: after a screen update, my ...
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Irrlicht Code::Blocks project fails to build on Linux machine

After downloading the latest Irrlicht version (1.8.4) and setting it to compile for Linux machines, I decided to try it out in Code::Blocks IDE. The build failed. ...
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How can I remove Unity Hub in Ubuntu?

I installed Unity Hub 1.4.0 and it works well. For now I want to update the version of Unity. I need to install hub 2.0.0. But when I download the 2.0.0 hub and intsall it always link to 1.4.0 and I ...
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Linux: blit image on screen without stuttering at a stable frame rate

I'm working on a very simple game, and one of the project goals is to minimise the use of libraries. I'm drawing every frame into a buffer, which is then displayed using ...
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GLX/X11 Changing the rendering resolution

I have made a simple application that creates a window with an OpenGL 4.2 context and takes user input. I have implemented making the window go fullscreen with XRandR and can change the display ...
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SDL_Init segfault on linux

I am using Manjaro linux and SDL 2. However, when I build the application in debug mode and use gdb or something like qtcreator with gdb, to debug it, it gives me a segfault, when the function ...
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High Frequency Polling And Handling Fuzzy Inputs

I'm developing a FPS game and I'm considering polling at a high frequency on a separate thread. This decouples the game loop and reading input. I get sub-frame samples and can process those samples ...
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How do I install the Unity Editor on Linux?

I have installed Unity trough the Hub but still need the editor. I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do that? I'm running a Ubuntu based Linux system. I already have MonoDevelop installed I ...
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Ideal scheduler on the operating system for games?

In linux, the preferred scheduler is CFS (correct me if I'm wrong), I'm not sure what the preferred scheduler is on Windows. It's possible to change the scheduler in linux, even after you boot. I'm ...
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Getting XOrg Keyboard layout

Maybe I shouldn't be asking for this but I cant find any tutorial about it. How do I get the key pressed and the character representation of it in Xorg like in Win32 that I know ESC_KEY is the ESC_KEY ...
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Creating a game on Linux with SDL and distributing it

TL, DR: Will I be able to get a single .exe file which will work smooth in a PC which does not have SDL or so installed ever. If not, how close will be the closest ...
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Fresh new MonoDevelopment install “assembly not found for framework .NET Framework 4.5”

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and I went through the instructions on this page: https://www.monodevelop.com/download/ very specifically, (yes, I made sure to use the steps for the correct operating ...
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Running Unity Build through Command line

I recently developed a game in unity and would like to build it to a standalone application using the command line. Is there a way to do that? Specifically, without opening the Unity Editor how can ...
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Direct3D11 Depth buffer problem

Encountered a strange error when using Direct3D11, feature level 10.0. If the depth buffer texture is created with the format DXGI_FORMAT_R24G8_TYPELESS, bind flag D3D11_BIND_DEPTH_STENCIL | ...
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Unreal Engine Ubuntu: Failed to import video, unknown file extension

I've been reading tutorials and guides on getting video file playback in Unreal. I have media player materials created and textures. I'm having issues importing video files to Content/Movies directory....
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Why am I having these errors, when opening my Unity project in Ubuntu?

I'm experiencing some trouble with the Linux build of Unity. I suspect that my Nvidia driver is producing this error, but I'm really not sure. I have an Nvidia GTX 860M, and until 2 days ago, I was ...