Mageia: Install Steam

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In this tip, you will learn how to install Steam on Mageia Linux!

Presentation


Steam is a platform for distribution of online content (video games) developed by Valve and available since 2003.
It allows you to :
  • purchase games online,
  • Access additional content for games (DLC).
  • Be part multiplayer gaming community..etc.

Prerequisites


===Installation==
For Mageia 3, the steam RPM package is available via the non-free repositories.
Make a search in the Mageia Control Center:

Or use the following command (terminal):


Then confirm the installation with the "o" key then press "Enter"

Using Steam


Preferences and game downloads are saved to your "home" directory:
/home/utilisateur/.steam/

And your games:
/home/utilisateur/.steam/steam/SteamApps/

A shortcut will be created on your Desktop:
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