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I built my base initially while I was running Windows 7.  I have since switched over to Linux Mint. Getting CoH Homecoming to run in Linux was actually so much easier than I thought it would be.  The only thing I've found that no longer works correclty (or at all) is base building 360 degree rotation. In Windows, I could park a chair near a table and using Shift+CTRL, or Shift+ALT I could rotate the chair so it was at an angle in reference to the table, rather than having it sit perfectly lined up with the table.

 

In linux I cannot rotate objects in this way.

 

Anyone okut there got a fix for this?

Thank you in advance, NeoSporinMD 🙂

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This was one reason I stopped working in LInux, I was having difficulty with editing. Not always, but enough! And then, I can't use my video editing program in Linux. so...now I pretty much stay in Windows. 😞

 

I'm sorry, -I- don't have an answer, maybe someone who knows Linux really well could help.

 

-Dacy

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@DoctorDitko any idea about this Linux stuff?

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3 hours ago, lemming said:

Playing around and if I understood: Pressing the Alt key plus the left mouse, I could rotate an object.

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This is exactly what I want to do, but in Linux Mint 21.1 this does not work. It does absolutely nothing.
This issue is the only thing I've encountered, so far, that does not work in Linux. The rest of the game runs excellently. 

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6 hours ago, Trauma Junky said:

This is exactly what I want to do, but in Linux Mint 21.1 this does not work. It does absolutely nothing.
This issue is the only thing I've encountered, so far, that does not work in Linux. The rest of the game runs excellently. 

Odd.  I'm using Linux Pop-OS 22.04 which should be functionally the same.  I'm no longer using Lutris, but launching via a shell script

:
PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=60
wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Games/Homecoming/bin/win64/launcher.exe > ~/down/hclaunch.log 2> ~/down/hclaunch.err &

 

But I don't think that should matter.  I'm guessing there's something in Mint that is wanting to use the Alt-LMouse for something else first?

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8 hours ago, lemming said:

Odd.  I'm using Linux Pop-OS 22.04 which should be functionally the same.  I'm no longer using Lutris, but launching via a shell script

:
PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=60
wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Games/Homecoming/bin/win64/launcher.exe > ~/down/hclaunch.log 2> ~/down/hclaunch.err &

 

But I don't think that should matter.  I'm guessing there's something in Mint that is wanting to use the Alt-LMouse for something else first?

I've found the issue to be present regardless of wheather I'm running Homecoming in WINE, Bottles, PlayOnLinux, or Crossover. So, I'm inclined to think it's an issue specific to Mint. 

Thank you for your efforts, by the way. I do appreciate it. 🙂

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18 hours ago, Trauma Junky said:

I've found the issue to be present regardless of wheather I'm running Homecoming in WINE, Bottles, PlayOnLinux, or Crossover. So, I'm inclined to think it's an issue specific to Mint. 

Thank you for your efforts, by the way. I do appreciate it. 🙂

Just glanced around to see if anyone else is having mouse issues with steam & Mint, and there are some here and there.  For example, this person had events showing up with button 8.   Makes me think that disabling non-existant button actions may work in your case.

 

https://superuser.com/questions/1552948/the-left-mouse-button-has-stopped-working-properly

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On 1/20/2023 at 12:56 PM, lemming said:

Just glanced around to see if anyone else is having mouse issues with steam & Mint, and there are some here and there.  For example, this person had events showing up with button 8.   Makes me think that disabling non-existant button actions may work in your case.

 

https://superuser.com/questions/1552948/the-left-mouse-button-has-stopped-working-properly

Thank you, lemming, I'll look into it when I have a chance.

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