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I have a dual boot computer, 64 bit Windows 7 and 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04. I have Steam installed on my computer on the Windows 7 side, however I also use it from the Ubuntu side via Wine as well. When I was trying to start Portal 2 on the Ubuntu side however, a "completing installation" window came up. After the game's loading got to one percent it returned this error:

The Steam servers are too busy to handle you request for Portal 2. Error code (2)

So I went to the Steam Powered site and looked up the error code and it said the fallowing:

Many of these issues were tied to FAT32 drives which has been corrected in a Steam update. Some users have also reported moving the Steam installation to the default C:\ Drive will correct this issue. If the issue persists, please contact Steam Support.

So I updated Steam and it still gives me this error. I would contact Steam support but it's natively for windows and mac only and I'm using Ubuntu so they cant help me. Any suggestions?

EDIT: To clarify, I can NOT just install the Linux version of Steam, as the game I want to play is not compatible with Linux. Thus, it won't let me download it or install it.

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Why do you use Wine as Steam is available for Ubuntu? Just search for it in the Software Centre. – papukaija Jul 8 '13 at 10:42
because the game I want to play is not available for Linux thus it wont let me install it – Sailex Cahill Jul 9 '13 at 6:26
Sorry, I forgot that only Portal 1 is currently available for Linux. – papukaija Jul 9 '13 at 10:11
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As of the 25th of February, 2014, Portal 2 Beta has been released for Linux. This means wine is no longer required to play Portal 2. It can now be directly installed from the Linux version of Steam.

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Since you have Ubuntu 13.04 installed and Portal 2 is a available for Linux, all you need to do is to download Steam for Ubuntu from

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Portal 2 is not yet available for Linux, only Portal 1 can be played natively on Linux. Please see for more information. – papukaija Jul 9 '13 at 10:07

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