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can i run my games on kubuntu?

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i have tried Linux before but have been thinking about getting back into it. however i would like to be able to play my steam games as well. is this possible?
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Sure can, but not all games are supported in linux. I run Stream though this http://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html
I successfully played Counter Strike on my laptop with buntu 10.10
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ok i will try that after i install. thanks for the help. i have not tried Linux in about 4 years so i know it has changed.
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i have tried Linux before but have been thinking about getting back into it. however i would like to be able to play my steam games as well. is this possible?
Yes. Just click the Steam icon, hit Library, choose the game you want to play, and go for it.

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some games will work fine without you having to do anything.

Most games will work if you use winetricks and go into the wine bottle's regedit and set the proper keys, as well as installing the game's dependencies (msvc++05, directsound, etc). check the games you want to run in http://appdb.winehq.org/

Some games will just not work no matter how much time you waste.

nvidia card is a must.
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nvidia card is a must.
Shh! Don't tell anybody I'm using a 5550!
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