I've got some games installed on native steam for linux. Unfortunately, my system got nuked and I had to reinstall. While I was reinstalling Ubuntu 15.04, I managed to save some of my game folders to an external disk. I saved them off of
Now that I have my OS and steam up and running, I'd like to reinstall them without having to download them, since my internet is pretty slow. I started downloading Borderlands 2, so that I would know where to put the files. It started downloading files to
So I made a new directory in
~/.steam/steam/steamapps/common and copied all of my game folders over. Then I quit steam and restarted. But now it is still trying to download the files, and it can't launch them. What did I do wrong?