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There is no best way to do it, as such. Both Steam and Wine are ever-changing, and today's best method might break tomorrow*. People have reported that Steam works with just standard Wine. Install Wine from the Software Center (or click the shopping bag icon). Right click the installer executable, go to Properties → Permissions and check Allow ...


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Did you install Steam for Linux? If so you will only be able to play the games that are supported on Linux. You can play the Windows games by installing Steam through Wine. See here for more information The terminal command you are looking for is: sudo apt-get install wine winetricks steam Note that it still may not be possible to play all games on ...


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There is a bug with Steam under Wine, where the overlay causes some games to crash. To prevent this, Winetricks installs Steam with one library override: gameoverlayrenderer.dll (disabled) Which, naturally, disables the Steam overlay, and the in-game functions it provides, such as screenshotting. To change this, open winecfg in the proper wineprefix (...


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1) Launch Battle.net 2) Leave the window with the error message open 3) Launch Battle.net again It's a strange workaround, but it worked for me every time so far.


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I would recommend installing PC Steam on your Mac. Using Wine, it allows you to download PC versions of your games and run them regularly through Wine. I've attempted this for Torchlight II, but YMMV depending on the game. First, install winetricks and Steam dependencies: Save http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks as a file named winetricks, in ~/wine/bin ...


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In addition to Wine, WineTricks helps really much. It installs all the required drivers, libraries and frameworks into Wine. Steam Games on Linux website contains Wine configuration and things you need to install (including WineTricks for some games) to play different Steam games. I successfully played Alien Swarm and Half-Life 2 Deathmatch, though they ...


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Dota 2 is now supported on Linux! Not only can you now watch games in client on Mac and Linux computers, the complete Dota 2 game is available for Mac and Linux players. Grab it here.


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Yes, actually. Wine will run Steam and DotA 2 (along with other source games, including TF2) fine. There are some particle rendering and lighting issues though. Also, performance varies by desktop environment. XFCE and LXDE have the best track record, where Unity and KDE have the worse. There is also a pulseaudio bug that crashes your game when it tries to ...


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Now is posible to connect two clients, e.g. 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 ...


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As of the time of me writing this answer, there are no ways to tell Steam to open Windows games using Wine. Many people have asked, and want this feature. The only workaround to getting Windows games running in Linux (under Wine) is to run Steam itself inside of Wine. I can understand why this is problematic, but this is the way it was designed. ...


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A friend of mine has made good experiences with running it with wine under Linux and WineHQ gives it a "Gold" rating.


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As of 15 Feb 2013, Steam is officially available on Linux!


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Here's what the Valve Developer Community has to say on the subject. One "easy" method of installing Steam is with Play On Linux. First download the latest version of PoL and install it. Then run it by typing: "playonlinux" in the console and click on "installer", select "jeu" or "game" and next, select steam, next, say yes for all next steps, and here ...


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I downloaded the Diablo II installer from the Blizzard site and was able to install it under Wine 1.3.15 on Ubuntu 11.04 without issues. If you run into issues while using CDs, don't forget that you can add your game serial number to a Battle.net account and download it. One annoying issue was holding ctrl would move the window instead of showing all ...


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Still not working under Fedora? Hmm. Make sure you regedit .NET install key out of the right wineprefix. Using winetricks GUI, that means selecting the right radio button, if it isn't the default one. Also double check if it's the correct registry key you're editing out.


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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 ...


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I found a temporary fix for this, but if anyone has a real answer to the problem, I will select it as answer. World of Warcraft I found that changing the game resolution settings either in game or by the configuration file don't actually change the game resolution but my desktop resolution. The result is that most of the game interface is now off screen ...


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This is a little bit tricky. The oddest concept you need to know is that there are two ways to install Steam on Ubuntu. One natively, and one through Wine. THESE WILL NOT RUN THE SAME GAMES. The native Steam version will only let you install games with a native version, and I think you've discovered that does not include HoM&M5. However, the Steam ...


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I had to enter winecfg and change the library dbghelp from "disabled" to "native" and it opened right up. Unfortunately neither of those solutions fixed the issue I had the same situation when I tried the override in that battle.net.exe would still fail because I did not have the native dbghelp.dll installed. Using winetricks on my dedicated battle....


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EDIT: I have found out that, unfortunately, no one has been able to get the Unity3D Web Player to run under Wine and there is no native version of the Web Player. I'm afraid it is impossible to get it to run under Linux for the time being. If you have other things installed in your .wine folder, try making a new, clean Wineprefix to do the install in, so ...


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Unless you've modified the default values for your Wine and WoW install, the path should be: ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/World\ of\ Warcraft/Interface/AddOns/ ~ being your home folder. Perhaps you won't need backslashes before spaces if you're using a graphical file explorer. Once you've found this, there should be no differences with the Windows ...


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Running software using the ION processor will require extra software. Windows 7 Nvidia supplies Optimus. On linux there's a project called Bumblebee. To recap the several sources on the web for 64bit Oneiric: Install LOTRO roughly following the howto sudo apt-get install wine winetricks export WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.wine-lotro winetricks vcrun2008 winetricks ...


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Steam works very well in plain Wine. I actually paid for Crossover games since they provide commercial support and fix reported bugs in supported games extremely fast. Plus they push fixes back into Wine.


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Unfortunately, I don't believe Steam for OS X will let you even download a Windows app you buy through Steam. I suppose you could drag and drop the game files, and then restore the game from the copied files, but I'm not sure whether that works between platforms. And because Steam usually tries to launch all Steam games itself (at least on Windows), I don'...


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There's a mono port of the engine called Linaria, have a look at that.


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One problem I had with this (with nearly identical symptoms), was that I didn't keep close enough track of where all the stuff I was installing was going. In particular, Winetricks installs (well did for me, anyway) Steam in its own wineprefix. I was installing my dependencies to the default one. Once I fixed it (by adding WINEPREFIX=<path-to-...


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The WineHQ application compatibility database has some information here: http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=74 The retail version seems to work well. http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=49 What works Everything (Gameplay, videos, loggin in, battle.net) Sound works better after ...


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The installer uses Pando Media Booster and suffers from Wine bug 22152 -> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=22152 Start the installer as follows: $ GC_DONT_GC=1 wine ./SDGO_130212.exe I also advise to use a newer Wine version from 1.5.x branch (check with your distro/google how to get it). 1.4.1 (stable) is very old. Regards



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