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Mr.Skullbeef Nov 16, 2012 @ 8:01am
Issue Report: UDS Attendees can't play/install TF2 (non-beta version)
So, I got a Steam Linux Beta key yesterday by attending to Ubuntu Developer Summit. However, I were suprised to find out I am only able to install the beta version of TF2, which barely has any players at all.

I believe this is caused by the "Steam Linux UDS Beta" sub in the Steam CDR only having Portal and TF2. Whereas the "Steam Linux Beta" has TF2 (non beta) as well as the beta version of TF2.

Here's the Steam Linux UDS Beta sub: http://marlamin.com/cdr/single.php?type=sub&id=17746

and the normal Steam Linux Beta sub: http://marlamin.com/cdr/single.php?type=sub&id=16549
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Flaming Sapz Nov 16, 2012 @ 1:46pm 
+1
Julian Fernandes Nov 16, 2012 @ 4:09pm 
Same here :)
Fluke Nov 16, 2012 @ 5:23pm 
Same here
G'nu Nov 17, 2012 @ 1:32am 
+1
Marlamin Nov 17, 2012 @ 8:14am 
Confirmed
hagar Nov 17, 2012 @ 12:36pm 
+1
LeifAndersen Nov 18, 2012 @ 8:35am 
I also have this issue.
Christen Nov 18, 2012 @ 6:53pm 
Sorry guys, should be fixed now.
Fluke Nov 18, 2012 @ 9:52pm 
Yep fixed
Julian Fernandes Nov 19, 2012 @ 4:20am 
@christen We also can't install Serious Sam 3, while other beta testers can. At least I can't.

But the TF2 bug was gone away :)
Vlad Dracula IV Nov 19, 2012 @ 6:43am 
SS3 works fine.
Julian Fernandes Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:33am 
Not here. I'm guessing I'm the only one that doesn't have it?
Vlad Dracula IV Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:04am 
Did you buy it?
Julian Fernandes Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:37pm 
@Horst No, but that is what I'm talking about. Some of my friends got it for free on this beta, and I did not. So I'm wondering if this is a bug, like TF2 one, or not.

If someone from Valve could answer this, I would apreciate it. If it's not a bug, I will just go buy it.
directhex Nov 19, 2012 @ 1:41pm 
There are two betas - Steam Linux Beta and Steam Linux UDS Beta. The UDS beta is the one most people are part of, and it contains ONLY TF2 and Portal. The non-UDS beta has several titles including Serious Sam 3.

Basically if your invite mail came from an @canonical.com address, you don't get Serious Sam 3.
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Date Posted: Nov 16, 2012 @ 8:01am
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