Install Steam client on Fedora 19


Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute games and related media online, from small independent developers to larger software houses; however in October 2012, Valve expanded the service to include non-gaming software, but the main use of Steam is related with Gaming. Steam provides the user with installation and automatic management of software across multiple computers.


To Install Steam on Fedora 19 follow these instructions

Open your terminal and login as root

Download the Steam repo

Move the downloaded file to the repo directory

Now you can yum install steam client


Start Steam Client

After the installation finishes you can start Steam from the launcher or from the terminal as a regular user or the root user

The executable are installed in /bin/steam and /usr/bin/steam


Steam License Agreement
Steam License Agreement
Steam Client running on Fedora
Steam Client running on Fedora

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