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How Many Threads is 'Too Many'?

What matters is not the number of threads, but their CPU time Probably you do not need your threads to have full utilization. If you do, get better hardware. In fact, you can use CPU utilization as ...
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Is glxinfo saying that the 980 GTX doesn't support a 32 bit depth buffer?

It's important to note that glxinfo -v only reports the supported values for the default OpenGL framebuffer, the one that represents the visible screen itself. It'...
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What is the shortcut to rename stuff in Unity on Linux?

There's a way to just custom make what you need to do. Put the following code inside a script with the same name (doesn't have to be on a game object). ...
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How to install game with dependencies on Linux?

Standalone game For Linux, SDL suggests to download the source code, compile it, and include the relevant files as part of your game. The main information can be found on the official site SDL2 - ...
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Why there are more games in windows than linux?

81.76% of worldwide computers run Windows 13.49% of worldwide computers run macOS 1.68% of worldwide computers run Linux 3.07% - Other/ChromeOS Take a guess why developers prefer ...
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Unity not opening in Ubuntu

You report a 128Mb ATI Radeon 3400 HD. While I find that model did have the DirectX capabilities required as per the official system requirements page, the Linux version appears to be listed with ...
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How can I resize SDL2 windows efficiently?

First, on Linux it appears to matter what Window Manager and Compositor you are using. WindowMaker with opaque windows enabled (not the default) was still fast, the wire windows are always fast ...
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Will any program written with XLib work on any desktop environment (Gnome, KDE, etc.)?

Short answer: yes, XLib will work for the foreseeable future. Although in some enviroments there will be additional libraries required. You don't need to worry about that. Long answer: XLib XLib ...
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Memory usage of simple SDL2 program grows linearly

Oh looks like all this happened just because I compiled this in address sanitizer mode. The program is keeping track of every block of memory ever allocated or freed for as long as the program is ...
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OpenGL: Better Approach to Repeating Sprites (e.g. terrain)?

I'm about 2 questions ahead of you in my own OpenGL journey, but I'm starting to get a handle on things now. My project started in Python and then I ported to Javascript, and I'm not using SDL so it's ...
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Is there a stable Unity release for linux?

No. At this time the Unity site still refers to the Linux editor as an "experimental" Beta feature. There is not a stable release. The latest Linux builds, release notes, and known issues are ...
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How to handle Japanese on Windows and Linux using SDL_ttf and C++?

I'm an idiot. In C++, the compiler knows what a u8"" string literal is, and will convert that string literal appropriately to an UTF-8 compatible string. And ...
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Can I build cross platform executables with Unity?

I think the actual answer you are looking for is "sort of ... in a way". The way that C# works is less like normal (native) executables that you would run on your Linux or windows machine, and more ...
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Why there are more games in windows than linux?

Windows has tranditionally been, and still is, highly attractive for Game developers while Linux (except for mobile phones) is highly unattractive. Love Windows or hate it, but Windows has the ...
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Using Smartphone as a steering wheel on Linux

Check out node-virtual-gamepads. It does almost what you want (doesn't seem to have accelerometer support yet). From its blurb: This nodejs application provides the possibility to use your ...
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How can I remove Unity Hub in Ubuntu?

from https://docs.unity3d.com/hub/manual/InstallHub.html#install-hub-linux Uninstalling the Hub: To remove the Unity Hub from the system, run the following command: ...
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How to make the player unable to change some of the game elements?

You can use cryptography. But doing that in a way that actually prevents people from creating spells requires that you do not ship the private key to users, which implies either an internet server, or ...
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Why Epic don't release a pre-compiled binary tarball for Linux?

I don't know Epics specific reasoning, but the usual reason for not making binaries for "Linux" is that there is to much variation in the ecosystem and making one makes people think it should work out ...
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How to temporarily set additional system environment variable only in 'play' mode inside godot editor?

Seems the solution that works so far is to write my own shell script. Here's the script: ...
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Linux Game Development - Dependency Management

Is bundling legal? That depends on the license terms of the library. For example, the GPL says that if you use a GPL-licensed library then your whole game must be licensed under the GPL, while a LGPL-...
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How to add a fallback font to an existing Unity game?

One workaround for Wine is to copy Segoe fonts (Segoe UI symbol for this code point) to Wine. Unity Editor manual mentions "hard-coded global list of fallback fonts" but does not tells the ...
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Unity on Linux dosen't show editor panels

I have found the problem. The panels are out of the screen, that's why I can't see them. I you use Kubuntu, you can hold your mouse to the top left corner of your screen and see all open windows. ...
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How to install game with dependencies on Linux?

AppImage A possible cross-distro solution is to use AppImage format, which allows to easily bundle all your resources and dependencies into a single directly executable file needing no installation. ...
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Running a standalone Godot application on a Yocto 2.6 system with OpenGL3.0/ES2.0 hardware

Based on this article from the Godot devs in 2021, you might be better off with Godot 3: So, GLES2 support is effectively dead in Godot? Not necessarily. It will be kept alive in two ways: Godot 3.x ...
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How can I remove Unity Hub in Ubuntu?

Try deleting the following directories: /home/{your_user_name}/.config/UnityHub /home/{your_user_name}/.config/Unity Hub
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Unity3d crash on Launching on Ubuntu

"Running without SUID sandbox" -- I've had this too. You need to make sure you have full permissions (777) of the Unity folder and its subfolders and files contained within them.
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Linking Unreal Engine with OpenCV libraries built with RTTI on Linux

I wasn't able to mix the RTTI and non-RTTI definitions but I was able to get Unreal to work with OpenCV on Linux. I did this by disabling the FLANN features. This can be done via a cmake switch. ...
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Can DDS be used in OpenGL in Linux without license/patent issue?

There is no disk texture format that is standard for OpenGL, but the DDS data format is relatively easy to read in and use in OpenGL since DDS is essentially a wrapper for compressed textures and the ...
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Is there a way to do local multiplayer on a combination of Windows/Ubuntu computers?

What language are you using? You said you are not using Unity or Unreal, are you using any engine or are you doing everything yourself? These details will be more important than the operating systems ...
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