Install Steam client on Fedora 19

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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

su

Download the Steam repo

wget http://spot.fedorapeople.org/steam/steam.repo

Move the downloaded file to the repo directory

mv steam.repo /etc/yum.repos.d

Now you can yum install steam client

yum install steam

 

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

## To run steam from the terminal simply type this command

steam

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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