Gaming

PCSXR crashes when loading BIOS

Install version 1.9.94-2 Then edit config file located at: ‘~/.pcsx/pcsx.cfg’ Then change text line ‘Cpu = 0’ to ‘Cpu = 1’

Fixing download speed under Steam for Linux

The Steam client seems to query the Domain Name Server very often. This can slow down downloads even despite a good DNS connection. The workaround suggested is installing a local DNS cache. As the IPs queried are the same every time, they easily can be  provided by a cache. Installing the DNS cache under Debian:… read more »

View installed GPU drivers in terminal

Also see Working with display drivers from the SteamOS github here Run lshw -c video, and look for the line with “configuration”. The loaded driver is prefixed with “driver=”. Example output: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 2 bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0 version: 02 width: 64… read more »

Install AMD GPU Driver

A direct link to download the Linux AMDGPU-PRO driver is given below and it is also available on the Driver Download Page. This file has a “tar.xz” extension which reflects a more-effective compression algorithm that (in most cases) creates a smaller archive than the more common gzip format. AMD Radeon™ Software AMDGPU-PRO Beta Driver for Linux® Version… read more »

Crysis will not startup

Crysis is designed for 32bit Windows, a copy of the 64bit files has been copied to the internal server here. “To install: Download the files and copy whether the 32Bin or 64Bin folder to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Crysis Delete/rename the default Steam 32Bin folder or save it before doing so. If you decide to use the… read more »

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