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Is there any way to move Steam and all of my Steam games to another hard drive without having to re-installing everything? I would prefer to keep Wine on the original drive, if possible. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and the most recent stable release of Wine.

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Find the folder that steam saves games into, MOVE it to your second drive. Then link the new directory to where the old was ln -s /mount/drive/games /home/user/.wine/path/to/games

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btw congrats on apparently getting it to work, I tried playing portal through wine, worked OK until I shot a portal. –  David Nov 16 '12 at 2:09
    
Tried it, but got this: ryan@ryan-desktop:~$ ln -s /media/Hitachi/Steam /home/ryan/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Steam bash: syntax error near unexpected token `(' –  Ryan Bell Nov 18 '12 at 23:29
    
Theres a space in program files, you need quotes. ln -s /media/Hitachi/Steam "/home/ryan/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Steam" –  David Nov 19 '12 at 4:55
    
btw welcome to askUbuntu, when someone has fully answered your question check the check mark next to their answer. –  David Nov 19 '12 at 4:56

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