Steam for Linux

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Steam is a world-class computer gaming platform that has set the standard of quality for PC and Mac gaming and has finally arrived for Linux with an ever-diversifying and expanding catalog.

Developed by Valve (Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal), Steam has become synonymous with online gaming. This isn't just because their catalog surpassed eight hundred games at the time of this article's writing, but because of the additional benefits granted by the purchase and download of games throught he platform.

Among the massive quantity of games offered there is sure to be something for everyone from recent releases such as Tomb Raider, Bioshock Infinite, and The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim to other lesser known and independently produced games such as Terraria, Little Inferno, or Kentucky Route Zero.

Apart from the games themselves, what really sets Steam apart is their unique gaming community. The platform not only offers players the ability to constantly be in contact with one another through its chat function and by leaving comments, but through high score boards online and much more.

Steam also offers accessory platforms such as Greenlight or Workshop, giving players the ability to vote for which independent games they would like to see on their screens and by easily making modifications to their favorite games.

Steam has truly become a necessary platform for PC gaming. Many physical game releases these days offer Steam download codes, and thanks to the fact that games can be downloaded on any computer at any time, it has truly become the preferred program for modern gamers.
How to download game soundtracks on Steam

One of the latest novelties in the Steam client, alongside its exhaustive facelift, is its new music player that lets users listen to the soundtracks of its games. There’s a problem, however. This feature has a rather annoying limitation, which is that you can only listen to the soundtracks of the games installed on your computer. Why? Steam treats soundtracks like DLC, and DLC is only installed when the game itself is installed as well. The solution? Simple.
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