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booman Friday 6 December 2013 at 21:40
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I havn't seen a release from WineHQ yet... so who knows... I just hope they are on it

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Ironcross Friday 6 December 2013 at 23:28
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I havn't seen a release from WineHQ yet... so who knows... I just hope they are on it

Quote from booman

I just checked now and it was there, works perfectly for Civ 5. 
PVversion666 Saturday 7 December 2013 at 5:59
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I seem to be having a problem with Steam for Windows in PoL, as well.

I'm hoping it's the same problem as everyone else and will be fixed soon.

I just bought a house in Skyrim. :(


http://pastebin.com/uihaUAgR

Edited by PVversion666

booman Saturday 7 December 2013 at 14:47
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So far so good... I downloaded Wine 1.7.8 and launched Steam
Its asking me to download the newest mono
So it appears there may have been some modifications to mono too

Ok, back in business.
With Wine 1.7.7 Steam would crash before the login screen.

With Wine 1.7.8 Steam runs fine.
Here's my problem and concerns:
I run patched versions of Wine for games like Crysis 2 and now it doesn't work.

I'll have to test all of my Steam games in Wine 1.7.8 and if some don't work, I have no idea what do to.

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booman Saturday 7 December 2013 at 14:56
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I also tried Stable Wine 1.6 and they have not included the fix yet.
I hope after a lot of testing, they can just add the fix to their stable version.
More waiting...

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dysphoria Saturday 7 December 2013 at 22:42
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The steam bugfix was only included in 1.7.8 (thus far), but the files in question haven't changed much over time, so you should be able to flat out replace them in the source and compile the version of wine you need.
I did this with 1.6.1 and steam is working again.

It works for 1.6.x and should work for 1.5.x too.
Not sure about 1.4.x and lower though.

You can get the blobs from the git commit
http://source.winehq.org/git/wine.git/commit/fd65b0a1c3f5f981cc110ca9e6a0edb6323e1296

The fix might get into 1.6.x, but games that require steam and older wine versions will probably have to be rebuilt with this.
booman Saturday 7 December 2013 at 23:27
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Dang, I was trying to avoid compiling versions of Wine.
I actually prefer the PlayOnLinux devs to compile versions of wine because it will be available to the public. So when I use a specific version of Wine in one of my guides, it is always ready for readers to download and try themselves.

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xxblx Sunday 8 December 2013 at 16:35
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Steam & Civ5 work fine with wine 1.7.8 compiled from sources and wine 1.7.8 downloaded via PlayOnLinux.
I uploaded proof screenshot to appdb.winehq.org.
Low quality:
http://appdb.winehq.org/appimage.php?iId=44799
High quality:
http://itmages.ru/image/view/1372189/ffdd6128

Edited by xxblx

steve723 Sunday 8 December 2013 at 22:03
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I guess my birthday was lucky for more than just me. Lol
PVversion666 Wednesday 11 December 2013 at 2:27
PVversion666Anonymous

Oh LOL it's an easy fix!

In the PlayOnLinux GUI, highlight 'Steam' and click 'Configure'. Under the 'General' tab, choose Wine version 1.7.8, which may have to install.

That's it. Done.

Thanks to everyone contributing in this thread for all the help.
booman Wednesday 11 December 2013 at 19:00
booman

That works as long at the game runs with Wine 1.7.8
I have a few games that won't run on this version of Wine.

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shagfried Tuesday 14 January 2014 at 3:24
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I have one quick question. If I were to take all my Steam files from the steam folder in windows and put it into the virtual Desktop version of it would I be able to access everything that was saved such as my login info?
booman Tuesday 14 January 2014 at 16:16
booman

Not sure about login information, but your games would not have to be downloaded from scratch.
Everything is in your SteamApps folder
Most of them are in the common folder

Copy paste from Windows SteamApps/common to virtual drive SteamApps/common
Then launch Steam, click install and it will "discover existing files" and then its ready to play.
You will probably still have to install Steam in the virtual drive like you normally do.

Honestly, most Steam games will need its own virtual drive. I found that most Source games will work in one virtual drive, but other games won't. They will require speicific dll's/librarys

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booman Wednesday 15 January 2014 at 19:26
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By the way, Wine's new 1.6.2 stable version includes the patch for Steam.
So now Steam runs in Wine 1.6.2, 1.7.8 and newer

As long as the Overlay does't crash your games.

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