Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:22am
Is there a way that i can download my steam games to my hard drive instead of hard disk?
Help would be nice
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Oerthling 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:24am 
Ahem - your hard drive *is* your hard disk. That's 2 terms for the same thing. :-)

Do you mean an *external* hard disk drive (HDD)? Or USB flash drive Stick?
Senast ändrad av Oerthling; 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:25am
Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:30am 
Well it says i have 289m mb to spare and that can't be right because i got a 500gb hard drive.
Senast ändrad av Jet fuel; 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:37am
Oerthling 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:35am 
I guess you mant "can't be right".

And it could be right if your hard drive is filed with 499.611 GB of files.

I still don't know what your actual question is. I'd like to help you - but what is it that you wanted to ask?
arc| Gps 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:38am 
It depends on how you system is set up.

The partioning of your hard disk.

When you install any os a hard disk, you will consume some of the space.
So you will never have 500 gig to use.

Specific for linux, how big is your home directory ?
And is steam installing to your home dir?
Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:41am 
Nah,my hard drive is not full it still has 2 about 200gb left.but thats not the problem i'm trying how to my hard drive instead of the linux cloud storage thing.
Senast ändrad av Jet fuel; 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:43am
blackout24 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:43am 
My guess is he burned the ISO and launched the Live Enviroment and wants to install TF2 now.

This won't work of course. The LiveCD run inside the RAM and unless you have 32 GB RAM you can't install TF2 inside of that.
Senast ändrad av blackout24; 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:43am
[Linux]sulman 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:44am 
Is this another 'How do I get Tux' post?
Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:45am 
Not really i like this os but steam is new for me on linux.
Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 8:49am 
@ arc| Gps its saved in /home/myloginname/desktop
arc| Gps 16 feb, 2013 @ 9:00am 
That sounds right but then your home folder is just not big enough.

We need more info to help you.

How did you install Linux?
Which distro do you use ? 32 bit 64 bit ?
( Ubuntu, openSUSE, ARCH, Fedora, Mint, debian ? )

Did you burn a dvd and install linux that way ?
Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 9:02am 
I just intalled through ubuntu software and i think i use 64 bit.
thetargos 16 feb, 2013 @ 9:03am 
Please provide the output of the 'mount' command in the terminal (or simply launch any system-monitor and see the filesystems tab to know what is mounted where).

My guess is that your drive is partitionned in such a way that your home has very little space, the important thing would be to know where the bulk of the space is mounted on.
Senast ändrad av thetargos; 16 feb, 2013 @ 9:04am
Jet fuel 16 feb, 2013 @ 9:07am 
Shadyman 16 feb, 2013 @ 2:42pm 
Open a terminal and type "df" without the quotes, and paste the output here please? :)
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