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Got steam to work in Fedora 14 yay me.

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I reorganized my hard drives and decided to start messing with linux again. I'm still dual booting for games, but I wanted the steam client up for redownloads. I'm not sure why winetricks was so difficult to find. Yeah, I'm a noob.
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Have you got any games working? I couldn't ever get tf2 running.
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I'm still redownloading stuff. I just did it so I could d/l in the background while messing with linux. I'll d/l TF2 & let you know.
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Well...it's been 4 days and he's still downloading it...I bet he can't get that good of an internet connection from a "Shack in the desert" lol but seriously, let me know if you got it working as well
    
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If you have everything installed into windows just copy over the steamapps directory. I never delete that! NEVER!
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Well...it's been 4 days and he's still downloading it...I bet he can't get that good of an internet connection from a "Shack in the desert" lol but seriously, let me know if you got it working as well
Sorry, I got it to load w/o sound and it would crash. Using the alsa sound drivers with video nvidia drivers. I got bored messing with it and have arch up atm. Haven't messed with wine yet.

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If you have everything installed into windows just copy over the steamapps directory. I never delete that! NEVER!
I had done a windows reformat. I just had steam up to re d/l stuff onto the drives I have windows on.
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Greetz
So you guys setup a separate account or something for two instances of Steam? It works fine for me albeit with a performance hit (but my rig is old) and though I haven't tried TF2 everything else on Orange Box runs, whether original engine or Source. (screenie below)

The problem I had was after fussing trying to symlink the Windows Steam install (it was before I declared mounts in fstab and depended on automount) I just copied it and something screwed up. I lost a bunch of saved games after a major download from Steam. Anybody else had that?

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