I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly.

I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The installation went perfectly, but now I'm stuck. I don't know if I am supposed to install my Steam games through Steam after launching it through PlayonLinux or install them using just PlayOnLinux?

Thanks and sorry for the long message, Good day.

  • Any specific reason why you installed Steam through PlayOnLinux? sudo apt-get install steam would install the native steam client. – MadMike Nov 1 '14 at 20:29
  • @MadMike I believe the OP wants to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu – mchid Sep 14 '15 at 0:48
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    @mchid I can imagine many good reason to install Steam via POL. But to give a good answer I wanted to know the specific reason (I.e. which game) why he did so. – MadMike Sep 14 '15 at 12:38

For running windows only games, you can startup wine from playonlinux and install them from steam.

Although, you can usually install games directly from playonlinux as well.

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