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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

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 ...
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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

If you don't want to install the Windows version of Steam and just want to download the Windows binaries for a game you can use SteamCMD which does have a Linux version and an option for force ...
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How to view Borderlands FPS without third party software

Steam actually has a built in setting for you to check the FPS of any game. Go into setting and select the In-Game options and change the In-Game FPS counter to whatever position you want. This will ...
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Steam says I do not have enough disk space available to install a game, even though I have plenty. How do I solve this?

Steam probably displays in mebibytes (1024 kibibytes per mebibyte) and your file manager in megabytes (1000 kilobytes per megabyte). Converting 12846MiBs to MBs give us 13470MBs, which is just a bit ...
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Battle.net Launcher on Wine Linux - Windows Secondary Logon service error

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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Install Diablo 3 on Ubuntu/Linux

First, do yourself a favor and make sure you're using the right drivers. To see your video driver, run lspci -k | grep -A 2 -i "VGA". If you are rocking the integrated graphics and see the Intel ...
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It is possible to use Xbox One controller on Linux distros?

With USB cable It´s supported natively in the kernel (3.17 or newer) by the xpad driver. If you have an older one (like 3.16 in Debian 8) you need to install the updated xpad driver. You may need ...
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Which games in my library are supported by steam?

The Linux version of Steam has a specific library for Steam OS + Linux. On other platforms you can use SteamDB: sign in via Steam and show owned games only.
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Is there a painless way to run Starcraft 2 on Linux?

Yes there is, and I'm amazed on how easy that is. You can do all installation, download and configuration with flatpack (a similar installer like Ubuntu snaps). This is the tutorial for Ubuntu: sudo ...
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How to set default color and brightness of LEDs of the DualShock 4 controller on Linux?

I've created a udev rule for this that works just fine. First it's needed to identify device attributes once the controller is connected, e.g.: udevadm info -a -p $(udevadm info -q path -n /dev/input/...
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Why is my server's memory usage so high with just 5 players online?

I see a number of possible problems that may help your server run with less ram. PlayerViewDistance On many servers, including my own, the ViewDistance parameter in your server properties file may ...
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I bought a game on for linux can I install it on windows?

I assume "cross-platform" refers to . According to Steam support, you can just install it on windows. What is Steam Play? Steam Play allows you to purchase your games once and play anywhere....
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Sharing ScummVM saves between Linux/Raspberry Pi and Linux/x86_64

ScummVM dev here. Save files between different ports of ScummVM should be directly exchangable, with two caveats: Make sure both ports are up-to-date. Occasionally, the save format for the engines ...
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Steam: "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libdrm.so.2"

It turns out that Steam is 32-bit and the 64-bit libdrm2 package I have is obviously not being recognized. This was clear from the console output when running the "steam" executable directly: $ steam ...
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Trying to downgrade the Steam version of Stardew Valley on Linux from 1.3 to 1.2

Sure: AppID: 413150 (same for all platforms) DepotID: 413153 ManifestID: 6405006757821704906 Do note that the AppID is the same for all platforms. Also, the ManifestID is for the GNU/Linux build ...
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Minecraft on ARM Linux? (Samsung Chromebook)

General Notes (I'm sorry for any spelling-, grammar- and wording-errors and over-complicated expressions and explanations, English is not my native language...) I managed to get Minecraft running on ...
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Is it possible to install linux on a steam machine?

The Steam Machines all run a custom version of Debian called SteamOS. While usually you are jailed within the Big Picture mode, Valve does provide a method to escape to a full-on Linux desktop: Head ...
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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

In 2018 Steam introduced something called Proton, which is a fork of Wine that's integrated into Steam and continually updated. It can be enabled under Steam > Settings > Steam Play by checking ...
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Is Minecraft available for Linux?

Yes. Log into minecraft.net and visit the "Download" page. On there, you should be able to download a Minecraft.jar file (If you don't see it by default, click "Show all platforms" first). You will ...
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Enable "Play" button for Undertale on Linux Steam

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 ...
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Will the humble version of halcyon 6 work on steam for linux?

Yes. As long as you get the steam key and the steam store page states that it supports steam for Linux, you should be fine.
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Use Steam/Proton (a.k.a. Wine) on Linux to run Windows games which are not part of Steam?

I found an interesting reply on Proton's github. Apparently there is a way to run non-steam games with just the Steam client. Do these steps once: Go to your Steam settings, "Steam Play" on ...
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Sharing game files between Linux & Windows (Dual boot)

Sharing your game library between windows and Linux is in fact possible. You have many ways of doing so. Many games are organized as small binaries coupled with large archives where the media files (...
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Steam running linux and wine at the same time

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 ...
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Config file location for Civlization V on Linux

It's in ~/.local/share/Aspyr/Sid Meier's Civilization 5/UserSettings.ini I had to run find to locate it.
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Abnormally slow speeds downloading from Steam

Might be a silly suggestion but have you tried going into Settings and checking whether there's a bandwidth download limit set on your account? It's found under the Downloads tab. Once clicked, there ...
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Abnormally slow speeds downloading from Steam

I had the same problem and the dnsmasq solution did not work for me, neither did changing download server or set a download limit. I hope this will help others in the future: The problem for me was ...
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Abnormally slow speeds downloading from Steam

On Linux Mint Cinnamon 19 (and possibly most of Ubuntu based OS) : In a terminal : sudo nano /etc/sysctl.conf In nano editing add this lines at the bottom of the file : net.ipv6.conf.all....
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Roblox for Linux

Use this installer script off of Github making sure you run Wine 6.11 or later. Keep in mind this method is completely unsupported, and might also cause an automated account ban for cheating, due to ...

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