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Doom64 seems to be stuck in an infinite loop on first launch with Heroic on Steam Deck

You missed a window and need to log in to bethesda.net During installation you should have noted a window popping up. As someone else pointed out. You did not? Me neither, but Discover Software Center ...
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Does the Steam Deck preorder page tell you when your reservation is ready for purchase?

Yes. Once your Steam Deck reservation is ready to be purchased, the part of the store page that would previously show the expected order availability changes to this: Additionally, the following ...
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How much faster is the Steam Deck's NVMe SSD than the eMMC or SD card options?

The specs describe the 256GB and 512GB models as using NVMe with either PCIe Gen 3 x4 or PCIe Gen 3 x2. Maximum theoretical bandwidth for x2 is 1.969 GB/s and x4 is 3.938 GB/s (taken from this chart) ...
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How to be certain that games or other apps in the SteamOS Discover center are legitimate?

The idea behind services like this is "crowd sourcing". People can share something others can use, and any users are expected to trust what they use. Well-organized crowd-sourced services ...
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How can I see the version of Steam Deck?

You can certainly check the storage from the menu, in Settings > Storage. My 256gb model shows 226.8GB total. As there are only 3 models, which all have different storage capacities, this would be ...
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How best to prolong the life of my Steam Deck's battery?

The Deck uses a fairly sizable lithium battery, like most modern devices. Unfortunately the games it runs are often built for a full PC rig with no battery drain considerations. Wired's already ...
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Forza Horizon 5 does not launch on SteamDeck

Out of frustration with poor search results I write this answer here. Your next best stop is ProtonDB, but it is a stream of disorganized comments. Most other tips are written from a PC consumer only ...
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Which handheld console performs better with larger game ports?

You can find videos directly comparing the Switch to Steam Deck for some titles, including Witcher. The steam deck has more impressive/modern hardware, so all things being equal, it will perform ...
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Forza Horizon 5 does not launch on SteamDeck

A lot of solutions for games to run properly on the Steam Deck is to have them run through Proton Experimental. This works for Red Dead Redemption 2, God Of War, Forza Horizon 5, and any other high ...
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How to add ScummVM games to Steam Deck?

Based on this reddit post and my suggestions. Switch do desktop mode, launch Discover Software Center and search for ScummVM. Install it. This will install it as a Flatpak from Flathub, you'll see ...
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Set a shutdown time for Steam Deck?

Okay, after a great deal of digging, I managed to get this working. I needed to add a systemd service to run in Gaming mode. You can add an auto-start script, but that will only work in Desktop mode. ...
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How can I see the version of Steam Deck?

While Neon1024's answer shows you how to find the current storage capacity of your Steam Deck, it doesn't shows what the current version is (64/256/512GB for LCD and 256/512GB/1TB for OLED). Some ...
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How to change Proton variables in Heroic?

You have a couple of options. First, you can add the game to your Steam library and use the launch options there. This can be done with games outside of Steam. Second, you can add a line like export ...
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How to change Proton variables in Heroic?

You would add these launch options within the game's "Properties" menu under the "General" tab, though it looks a little different depending on if you are attempting to do so in ...
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Set a shutdown time for Steam Deck?

Yes there is also a shutdown command in Linux. You can run this, in Desktop Mode, by launching the "Konsole" application. If you run shutdown then a shutdown will be scheduled for 60 seconds ...
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How to be certain that games or other apps in the SteamOS Discover center are legitimate?

Are apps on Flathub legitimate and safe? @l3l_aze answer is complete from my point of view and should be the accepted answer, but let's look at a few examples. The Discord example I'm trying to ...
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