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How to download non-DRM version of game from Steam to run in WINE?

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 "...
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Hearthstone keeps crashing on Lutris on Ubuntu

For those experiencing the same error, what you need to do is: Go to Lutris launcher Select Hearthstone Under Play button, click Configure You need to add this to DLL Overrides under Runner ...
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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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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 resolve "You must install .NET Desktop Runtime to run this application (6.0.16 x64)"?

You need both .NET Desktop Runtime, and hostfxr.dll These steps result in a stackoverflow error on the particular BFME Launcher, but they get past the initial .NET Desktop Runtime screen: winetricks ...
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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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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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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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How can I disable esync in Lutris?

In the list of runners, there should be an entry for Wine. Hovering that should cause an icon of a cog with a "play" button inside it to appear: Clicking that icon will open a "...
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How do I install StarCraft 1.18 on Wine with 64-bit Linux?

Installed Wine-staging 6.6 and the game is running fine.
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How to download non-DRM version of game from Steam to run in WINE?

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 ...
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Can I run Steam games through WINE with native Steam?

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 ...
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How do I configure Diablo 2 in Wine to -skiptobnet and -w?

I was able to get options to work using the windows .lnk file that was created in the wine start menu directory during installation. You can launch Diablo II through terminal or create a new launcher ...
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Is there a painless way to run Starcraft 2 on Linux?

This answer is outdated now. I am now playing sc with the wine version included in ubuntu for years without mayor issue. Probably Blizzard stopped upgrading sc ;-). Short answer no. It takes several ...
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Is there a painless way to run Starcraft 2 on Linux?

I was able to run the installer and load the battle.net login normally with a 64bit wine prefix, so I think it should work fine. This was done on Ubuntu 18.04, with wine-4.0-rc2. As a side note, I did ...
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DDO on Linux: game opens in 800x600 resolution

There is a Resolution under [Display] in UserPreferences.ini. I set this to my actual monitor resolution and the resolution issues are fixed.
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Use Steam/Proton (a.k.a. Wine) on Linux to run Windows games which are not part of Steam?

If you look on the wine official website, you will find that Starcraft II is supported out of the box with Wine. This means that all you have to do (in theory) is install Wine, then install StarCraft ...
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Is there a painless way to run Starcraft 2 on Linux?

I'm too low-rep to comment, BUT I would like to add to @Erlon r. Cruz's answer that you may be required to install some other packages. To his script (prior to the last step) I had to add: flatpak ...
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How to quickly restart a game after a crash/freeze on Wine(Linux)?

First prepare a new wineprefix properly: # lets say WINEPREFIX="$HOME/CoolGame" # Inside the WINEPREFIX for some specific game, I created a new folder like: mkdir "$HOME/CoolGame/...
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How to stop WINE games from popping through pulse/alsa, steam edition

I'm also interested in perhaps the creation of a program ... that would handle all the changes Given that you're already using Steam with Proton, this sounds like it might fit the bill: https://...
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What Proton version is being used automatically for each game?

The default can be changed under Steam settings > Steam Play. You may need to enable Developer mode to show this. This can be found in Steam settings > System. If you select either Stable or ...
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How do I install StarCraft 1.18 on Wine with 64-bit Linux?

I've struggled with this a lot, but ultimately it worked for me out-of-the-box when I tried installing it using https://lutris.net/. I've installed both the Battle.net launcher and StarCraft ...
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Proton 5.21-GE-1 doesn't work suddenly

Resetting steam was the solution, by typing "steam --reset" I should have tried this first
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Windows Steam not working properly using WineBottler on macOS v10.13.6 (17G3025)

This is a known issue with older versions of Wine + the Steam client; modern versions of Wine have this fixed and rarely, if ever, have this issue any more. The "-no-dwrite" launch argument can be ...
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Running Halo CE on mac, getting "Gathering Exception Data" error. Help?

I'm not very familiar with wineskin, but I do know that porting games manually usually ends up a hassle, and a lot of problems in general. Since its as old as it is (halo), I think you would honestly ...
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What are the dlls required by gta san andreas, and does wine look in the game directory for dll files?

I recommend dual-booting a windows 7 lite version, I've been playing many games on Wine and on PlayOnLinux and it will never be as stable as on it's native OS. I dedicated one of my SSD for my Windows ...
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"Battle.net is unable to identify your application version" in Wine (Linux)

As mentioned above, the most common fix for this error is to right-click the exe and "Run as administrator". But that doesn't fix it or if you're running wine, I was able to narrow the issue to the ...
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How do I set up WINE on Ubuntu so that I can play my Windows games on it?

It can be helpful to use a tool like Lutris or Play on Linux or Play on MAC to facilitate running applications under Wine. Both offer online resources that people have put together to simplify or ...
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Fallout 1 on OSX Yosemite help

I wasn't able to run Fallout in Wine on OSX (10.11, El Capitan) either. And as stated in the Wine wiki entry for Fallout 1, the game is not working on Mac. You may try to install VirtualBox, setup ...
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