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Would it be possible to have Steam run linux ready games natively, and non-linux based games through wine without having to run two instances of Steam?

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currently, no :( –  Qwertie Jan 26 at 3:19
    
@stasiomod falls into pieces that is very sad, they have a linux documentation on how to do this but they didnt write that into the code that is so easy to implement. –  stasiomod Jan 26 at 3:24
    
@staiomod one of the reasons this isn't in steam is because they want to get developers to create native Linux games instead of relying on wine –  Qwertie Jan 26 at 3:32

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Now is posible to connect two clients (Linux-native and Wined-steam) in same machine in same os.

The dual login is now possible because of Steam Home Streaming feature, the restriction login changes and life goes easier for us.

http://store.steampowered.com/streaming/

START STREAMING TODAY 1 Log into Steam on your Windows* PC 2 Log into Steam on another computer on the same network 3 Visit your Steam library to start streaming between them

*NOTE: IDK if Mac users can use this feature, but Linux user can use Home Streaming, i use it daily the webpage is outdated (10/22/2014).

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Even if it could be technically possible, you can't be logged on the same Steam account at the same time in two different clients, and I imagine that you wouldn't have two accounts with games split around.

Running games on wine would also be game-dependant more than steam-dependant since each game has it's own requirements and prerequisites, therefore some might work, some might not. A better solution would be running dual boot, or a virtual machine, with both linux and windows, but I wouldn't rely on a virtual machine's performance.

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you can't be logged on the same Steam account at the same time in two different clients Actually, you can. Since in-home-streaming is a thing. –  NoneOfYourBusiness Oct 22 at 6:19

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