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Desura is a digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content at your fingertips and ready to play.

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How do I Activate a Product Key in Desura?

I've recently started using Desura. I absolutely love it except for one thing; the user interface isn't always very user-friendly. Where do I go to activate a product key? UPDATE: Desura is ...
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Can I use a Dungeons of Dredmor expansion purchased through Steam in Desura?

I bought the Dungeons of Dredmor expansion, Realm of the Diggle Gods, on Steam. However, I prefer to play DoD on Linux, through Desura. Is there any way I can move the expansion to the Desura install, ...
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Custom Desura library locations?

In Steam, there's a feature called "Library Folders" (Settings -> Downloads -> Library Folders): Is there an feature, program, or workaround to do this in the Desura client? Thanks!
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Why does Desura think it's already installed on my Mac?

When I go to Desura's site and click Download Desura, I get two options: Desura is installed Let's play! Install Desura For Windows I've never been to the Desura site before. This machine is about 2 ...
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How can I integrate my game libraries in Steam and Desura?

I have perhaps 100 games installed in Steam and 50 in Desura. There are even a few duplicates. Other than manually adding shortcuts in Steam to my Desura games (or vice versa), how can I integrate the ...
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What's the purpose of Desura's cache diretory?

Desura has a cache directory which currently takes up about 5GB of my hard drive. What are those files and do I really need to keep them?
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How do I access Game Keys in the Desura Client?

After activating or buying a Game via Desura, you can view your Keys for the game itself or other Digital Distribution Services on this page. But how do you access this page in the Desura Client?
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Does Desura accept Paypal payments?

I'm reading through the EULA of Desura to better understand the system and the deal it offers, and there's an entire section dedicated to credit card information and chargebacks; now I'm pretty sure ...
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Desura pre-installed game activation wrong harrdive?

I've been attempting to activate pre-installed games on Desura, which is possible in the application - there is a problem, though. Apparently it doesn't register the games you have installed on your ...
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Is there an aggregating service for online content distribution systems?

I have bought games from a few online shops, like Steam, Desura, GoG, Origin, Battle.NET and probably a few others. It is annoying to know/remember where I bought each game, so I'm wondering if there ...