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I am an avid gamer, I use Windows & Linux, I would like to play games in my Ubuntu machine which requires DirectX.

How can I run the game which requires DirectX in Linux?

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Please ask just one question at a time. – Nifle Aug 18 '12 at 12:12
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You can use Wine.

Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.

Here is the Wine Application Database where you can check how well an application/game works with wine.

Here is an introduction article on How to install DirectX in Linux


Then there is CrossOver a commercial product that I have used in the past with decent results.

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thanks for the wonder full link – BlueBerry - Vignesh4303 Aug 18 '12 at 12:09
    
@Nifle : your answer should be updated for Direct3D 12 (unlikely to get converted to OpenGl like prior versions). – user2284570 Jan 17 at 22:44
    
@user2284570 - Feel free to edit the answer yourself. I'm too out of the loop now. – Nifle Jan 21 at 9:34
    
@Nifle I don't have the edit privilege, and your post is not community wiki. – user2284570 Jan 21 at 11:25

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