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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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Full Instructions I recently decompiled the launcher for this very reason, to manage automatic updates for my server wrapper with their new naming convention. I found the file they use to work out what the current version is and the URL to it: https://launchermeta.mojang.com/mc/game/version_manifest.json This file includes the following (as of this ...


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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 downloading binaries for any given platform. You'll need to know the SteamID of the game which you can find from steamdb.info. ./steamcmd.sh @...


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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 less than the space you have available, but with cache usage and stuff like that, the storage you have free might fluctuate, causing steam to think that you ...


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You can add the games to your account under Linux, but none of the games in Humble Bundle 7 support the Steam on Linux beta yet.


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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 then show some small text in one of the corners with the current FPS of the game.


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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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Update: Steam ISO One could have such an iso with Steam with very little effort. If you would like an iso with a lot more than just Steam added, you will have to wait a little while longer. In the mean time and for your purposes simply installing Steam will suffice. Steam is after all available in the Ubuntu store and automatically installs its own ...


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Steam doesn't use sandboxes. For example, in Windows, Steam games usually save their data in My Documents, Appdata, their own installation folder or Steam's Steam Cloud folder (which syncs back to the online storage service for your saves, configurations and other user data). Some even install other programs, like a multiplayer component's library (e.g.: ...


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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 driver, you're good. If you should be using nvidia drivers and don't see it there, either download the drivers straight from their website (and buy painkillers) or ...


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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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The games are distributed in binary form (without source code), and it's almost certain that those binaries were compiled for x86 platforms. So no, the games won't run on your Galaxy Note. (Even if they were distributed in source form, there's no guarantee that the code doesn't have any x86-specific parts in it.) In addition, despite the operating system ...


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You can use pendrive to hold savedata, you can use Dropbox, or make a symlink to the windows partition on Linux. For example: ln -s /mnt/windows/Users/Pureferret/.minecraft/saves ~/.minecraft/saves


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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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DayZ is a mod for ArmA II, which is a Windows only game. You must own and your computer must be capable of playing ArmA II (specifically, its expansion ArmA II: Combined Operations, which includes the main game and a later expansion) in order to play DayZ. So, unfortunately, it cannot be played on a Linux box.


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OpenJDK is not supported by Minecraft. Install Sun's JDK.


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I am using Ubuntu too here are a couple of questions and suggestions ... 1) Are you using the open JDK? If you install sun's JDK and run the command sudo update-alternatives --config java and select Sun's JDK. 2) What speed is your processor and how many cores and how much RAM do you have? You might to specficy some command parameters when you run ...


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Nethack is alongside many Roguelikes in requiring permadeath - there's no configuration option or other easy way to cheat this system. It's a design decision they made, and there's not a lot of love for "non-permadeath" in the roguelike scene. Backing up your save file between saves can avoid this, which is considered cheating by many roguelike players. ...


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Yes, you can for many of the files. I've migrated most of my Couter-Strike:Source files to Linux. You should pick the biggest files, such as textures, sounds, models and maps to copy. Then, under your Steam directory in Linux (~/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps) create the directory structures that will hold these files, following the structure on your Windows ...


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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. Whether you have puchased your Steam Play enabled game on a Mac or PC (both Windows and Linux), you will be able to play on the other platform free of charge. ...


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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 change, and old versions will not be able to load saves made with a newer version. Saves are usually gzip-compressed. But some ports on less powerful hardware ...


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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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As agent86 said, there is what's akin to a "cheat mode" mode built-in to NetHack largely for testing, but you can certainly use it to play. It's called wizard mode: To get to the wizard mode, you must start the game with the command nethack -D -u wizard. The -D stands for debug and -u name names you wizard, which must be done to enter the wizard mode. ...


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


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The folders that need linking are: (for Windows) C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Zachtronics Industries\SpaceChem ...and: (for Linux and OS X) ~/.local/share/Zachtronics Industries/SpaceChem


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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 be too high. Decreasing this value will cause less chunks to be loaded for the players, but if you set it too low, ie below 3, then you won't be able to see far ...


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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 my ARM-Chromebook; however, it may not work for future releases (perhaps you will have to modify the scripts, perhaps it won't work at all). The Launcher I ...


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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 need to make sure you have a Java runtime environment installed in order to run it.


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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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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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