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Thread: Dota 2 From Windows to Linux. Need help in settings and configuration.

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    Dota 2 From Windows to Linux. Need help in settings and configuration.

    Good day dota fans^^
    Transferd my system from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04.
    Installed dota2, entered the game on medium video settings, got 30-34 fps.
    On windows 7 my fps was constantly 60+.
    Also got 1% packege loss ( -ping comand ).

    Please help me ajust my system.
    Ubuntu 13.04
    Video card GK107 [GeForce GT 640]
    CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz

    I got some idias about my drivers, dunno where to start.
    Thank you.

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    Reinstalling video drivers:

    sudo apt-get purge nvidia-*
    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install nvidia-325 nvidia-settings-325
    sudo apt-add-repository -r ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa

    Now with medium options, in game fps is 50-70

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    Jul 2013
    Software & update -> additional drivers -> nvidia 319 update proprietary then reboot when finished.

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    Basic Member Noco's Avatar
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    When I play Dota2 on Windows7 I always get 60+ FPS, with no dips or stalls whatsoever.
    Whenever I run Dota2 on Linux Mint 15, I get a un-stable 50FPS on the same settings as Windows7 (With Nvidia driver update too)

    I found once you configure your video settings a little bit. (V-sync off, Low Shadows, Fog off, etc) I get a nice 120FPS, but at the cost of making the game not look as beautiful.
    Just something I need to live with I guess.

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    I have similar problems, Noco, runnign the same distro. Keep in mind that Steam does not support non-Ubuntu distributions, so you're likely to get little help from their devs. =/

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    I am experiencing similar issues with mint, guess I'll just play with the drivers more.

    Also @KingdomNerdia Mint is a ubuntu based distro

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