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No, you cannot. Steam is a DRM enforcing client. It doesn't provide a version of software that is not DRM restricted. However, you can install Steam on WINE itself. It will then detect it is on a "Windows platform" and install the game.


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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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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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I would recommend installing PC Steam on your Mac. Using Wine, it allows you to download PC versions of your games and run them regularly through Wine. I've attempted this for Torchlight II, but YMMV depending on the game. First, install winetricks and Steam dependencies: Save http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks as a file named winetricks, in ~/wine/bin ...


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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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There is a bug with Steam under Wine, where the overlay causes some games to crash. To prevent this, Winetricks installs Steam with one library override: gameoverlayrenderer.dll (disabled) Which, naturally, disables the Steam overlay, and the in-game functions it provides, such as screenshotting. To change this, open winecfg in the proper wineprefix (...


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


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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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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 changes and life goes easier for us. http://store.steampowered.com/streaming/ START STREAMING TODAY 1 Log into Steam on your Windows* PC 2 Log into Steam ...


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Still not working under Fedora? Hmm. Make sure you regedit .NET install key out of the right wineprefix. Using winetricks GUI, that means selecting the right radio button, if it isn't the default one. Also double check if it's the correct registry key you're editing out.


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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 the left and Enable Steam Play. Optionally, Enable it for all titles too, so that you need fewer steps for each game you want to add (though I suggest against ...


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I downloaded the Diablo II installer from the Blizzard site and was able to install it under Wine 1.3.15 on Ubuntu 11.04 without issues. If you run into issues while using CDs, don't forget that you can add your game serial number to a Battle.net account and download it. One annoying issue was holding ctrl would move the window instead of showing all ...


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EDIT: I have found out that, unfortunately, no one has been able to get the Unity3D Web Player to run under Wine and there is no native version of the Web Player. I'm afraid it is impossible to get it to run under Linux for the time being. If you have other things installed in your .wine folder, try making a new, clean Wineprefix to do the install in, so ...


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Even if it could be technically possible, you can't be logged on the same Steam account at the same time in two different clients, and I imagine that you wouldn't have two accounts with games split around. Running games on wine would also be game-dependant more than steam-dependant since each game has it's own requirements and prerequisites, therefore some ...


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This is a little bit tricky. The oddest concept you need to know is that there are two ways to install Steam on Ubuntu. One natively, and one through Wine. THESE WILL NOT RUN THE SAME GAMES. The native Steam version will only let you install games with a native version, and I think you've discovered that does not include HoM&M5. However, the Steam ...


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I found a temporary fix for this, but if anyone has a real answer to the problem, I will select it as answer. World of Warcraft I found that changing the game resolution settings either in game or by the configuration file don't actually change the game resolution but my desktop resolution. The result is that most of the game interface is now off screen ...


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I had to enter winecfg and change the library dbghelp from "disabled" to "native" and it opened right up. Unfortunately neither of those solutions fixed the issue I had the same situation when I tried the override in that battle.net.exe would still fail because I did not have the native dbghelp.dll installed. Using winetricks on my dedicated battle....


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For some games you can just copy files, but some require Steam for at least some functionality (friend list, server list etc.) Cogmind uses SteamCloud to backup your saved games and for global High Scores list. Also, Steam detects WINE as WINE, not as Windows. They specifically made it to also count users on MacOS/Linux who use WINE. You should run Steam ...


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Unless you've modified the default values for your Wine and WoW install, the path should be: ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/World\ of\ Warcraft/Interface/AddOns/ ~ being your home folder. Perhaps you won't need backslashes before spaces if you're using a graphical file explorer. Once you've found this, there should be no differences with the Windows ...


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I found that the "servers are too busy" message was thrown basically any time an error prevented the game (Borderlands 2 in my case) from launching. It was certainly not in any way related to the Steam servers, and pretty unfortunate that it so misleadingly masks some specific problem with the system. After much trial and error, based on clues on the Wine ...


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Running software using the ION processor will require extra software. Windows 7 Nvidia supplies Optimus. On linux there's a project called Bumblebee. To recap the several sources on the web for 64bit Oneiric: Install LOTRO roughly following the howto sudo apt-get install wine winetricks export WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.wine-lotro winetricks vcrun2008 winetricks ...


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Yes and no. First of all: This is not directly related to any game, so you're better off at a Linux forum for help. I recommend you the most popular Linux subreddits on reddit. 1. No ... ... it's not possible in a very convenient way. And to say this at the beginning, you're really better off having a native Steam and a WINE Steam and switch between them ...


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There's a mono port of the engine called Linaria, have a look at that.


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One problem I had with this (with nearly identical symptoms), was that I didn't keep close enough track of where all the stuff I was installing was going. In particular, Winetricks installs (well did for me, anyway) Steam in its own wineprefix. I was installing my dependencies to the default one. Once I fixed it (by adding WINEPREFIX=<path-to-...


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Third party programs that try to interpret an OS will ALWAYS be problematic. I would suggest asking for help on a forum specific to that Wineskin wrapper you are using. Or set up a dual boot for windows and use the second OS as your game OS until Mac gets more support.


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The installer uses Pando Media Booster and suffers from Wine bug 22152 -> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=22152 Start the installer as follows: $ GC_DONT_GC=1 wine ./SDGO_130212.exe I also advise to use a newer Wine version from 1.5.x branch (check with your distro/google how to get it). 1.4.1 (stable) is very old. Regards


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