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How to play Window's Steam games from Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Steam? I have two partitions, one with Windows 7 and all my games, and other with Ubuntu. I want to play my Windows Steam games without having to download ...
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can't install steam on ubuntu 13.04 64bit [duplicate]

So I wanted to install Steam, and I went to the Steam website to download the package and when I did it took me to the software store and in there was no install button, just an error. So after that I ...
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Gaming performance difference between Windows and Ubuntu

What are the pros/cons switching from Windows 7/8 to Ubuntu? I mainly develop software and play games. I obviously don't play games on my laptop that's why I give Ubuntu a try. But the whole OS ...
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Installing and Configuring Wine

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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What is “Steam” and how does it work?

I've heard Steam is recently available for GNU/Linux. A lot of people are talking about it. What is Steam? What's the fuss all about? Is Steam just for people who develop and play games? What should I ...
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How do I install Half-Life 1 and 2? [duplicate]

How do I install Half-Life 1 and 2 on Ubuntu 12.04 if I already have the game on a Windows installer CD and on Steam. I tried it with Steam, but the game didn't launch. I also tried it on wine with ...
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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How can I change where Steam installs games?

I have a Lenovo u410 laptop. My recent install broke so I reinstalled with 13.04 daily. It's on a 30gb primary sdd, and I want to offload large files to the 1tb hard drive that also resides in my ...
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What is HLDS and what is it for?

I currently use two computers, one is windows 7 and mainly for gaming, and the other is running 11.10, when i was on Steam browsing today i noticed that at the bottom of the steam page you can click ...
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How do I fix my resolution after Directx install through Steam?

I'm a bit long-winded so see bottom for quick version and specs. Friendly Hello: Hello all on these askUbuntu pages, I just recently built my own computer and decided to switch to Ubuntu for the ...
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How to install LEGO Marvel Super Heroes in Wine? [duplicate]

Basically as the title suggests, I would like to know how to install that game under Wine in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?
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Will using the same Steam game library folder on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 create conflicts?

I have Steam installed on Win7 in D:\Games\PC\Steam. I installed Steam on my Ubuntu now and for Half-Life 2: Deatmatch it asked wether to install in the default folder or somewhere else. I chose the ...
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How can I share an HDD with Windows XP and Ubuntu on Steam?

My Ubuntu is installed on a disk drive F: while my Windows XP is on a disk C:. F: is 20 GB while C: is 320GB. When I try to open a Steam library it says: "New Steam library folder must be on a ...
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Two questions: Size and Files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much space does Ubuntu 12.04 take up after it's already installed? My questions and concerns are that my windows vista pc is old and so slow, i have been trying ...

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