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Old 12-11-2006, 08:57 AM   #1
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Wine with Steam


I heard that people can play half life and counter-strike1.6 using wine, what about the source engine, can people play half life 2 and counter-strike: source using wine 2?
 
Old 12-11-2006, 09:16 AM   #2
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Half -Life 2 works well on my laptop and wine...the only problem I have is that some of the textures are rendered with way to much light(or no shadows). But I can live with that.

check out here
http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...=HOWTO%20Steam

good luck.

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Old 12-12-2006, 04:29 AM   #3
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Thanks this is really helpful, can I just ask if part 4.2.1 is needed, because I don't have any CD's, can I just download from steam?
 
Old 12-12-2006, 06:36 AM   #4
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You can download CSS from steam, i have done a few times (3GB!) Apparently there is an option to save to your HDD but i haven't found it.

Not sure about HL2 since i never bought it but i imagine anything you can D/L on windows will work very much the same with it over WINE. And HL 2 will be tied to your account name.

I think section 4.2.1 is ONLY needed if you bought the cd version
 
Old 12-13-2006, 06:24 AM   #5
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Does wine arrange the files and folders in the same format as windows would.. as in like Steam/SteamApps/Username..... and so on, if it is, is it possible for me to copy the files from windows onto a cd and copy them onto a hdd with Linux on.. also I was thinking can Linux see and use ntfs disk format, if it can, could i just copy the steam files over to Linux after install?
 
Old 12-13-2006, 06:33 AM   #6
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Wine will put the files in ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Steam/SteamApps/..
I have no idea if copying the files will work? but its worth a go.

You can mount your ntfs partition and copy from it. I suggest you have a look at the file /etc/fstab and add a section for windows so you can mount it as a standard user. There should be heaps of other links on this site about doing this.
 
  


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