/./usr/bin/applicationname to launch programs using terminal, but steam games (and steam) don't show up in it, although I can put a steam game in my favorite applications list. Is there any way to find it?
Steam games are installed by default in directories under
<user> is your username. For example, if you have Europa Universalis IV installed, you can start it from the terminal using
/home/<user>/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Europa\ Universalis\ IV/eu4.
The Steam binary is located by default at
/usr/games/steam. It should be in your
$PATH (the shell variable defining the places that the shell searches for binaries), so you can find it using
which steam and you can run it by simply entering
Thanks, I've figured it out now. For anyone else who wants to do this, you type
ls ~/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/<name of app you want to launch>.
I saw a few files, two of which were
<app name>.x86 and
The latter one worked for me, but I think the other one would work for 32 bit applications.