☣TuXFire☣ 9 mei 2013 om 2:48vm
Portal mods
Hi.
I've installed some mods to test, but no one runs except from portal flash mappack (portal prelude, portal pro, rexaura, blue portals, etc...): Missing executable.
There are no .exe or .dll, so should'nt these mods be compatible?
Any way to fix it?
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instabilis 9 mei 2013 om 5:52vm 
Probably because the Linux beta includes the Steampipe beta too, so the mods may need updating.
Laatst bewerkt door instabilis; 9 mei 2013 om 5:53vm
Hardtimes 9 mei 2013 om 11:51vm 
Steam is trying to call the Windows executable. You can symlink hl2.exe to hl2.sh and get past that error. Then the game is unable to locate resources from the Source SDK and errors out.

EDIT: Steampipe breaks mods on both Windows and Linux, at least with Portal.
EDIT: The post below will probably get things working using Steampipe.
Laatst bewerkt door Hardtimes; 10 mei 2013 om 4:54vm
Hardtimes 10 mei 2013 om 2:20vm 
I've just got Portal: Prelude working (I think). The problems and solutions are:

1. The Steam client calls hl2.exe instead of hl2.sh. Solve this by creating a symlink in the top-level Portal directory:
cd ~/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Portal
ln -s hl2.sh hl2.exe

2. Valve is moving to vpk from gcf, among other changes, and changes to a mod's gameinfo.txt are necessary. I'll post my changes to portal prelude's gameinfo txt here if I can.

Updated gameinfo.txt [pastebin.com]

No idea how correct the entries are in there, but everything seems to work.
Laatst bewerkt door Hardtimes; 10 mei 2013 om 2:44vm
d10sfan 10 mei 2013 om 5:36vm 
Origineel geplaatst door Hardtimes:
I've just got Portal: Prelude working (I think). The problems and solutions are:

1. The Steam client calls hl2.exe instead of hl2.sh. Solve this by creating a symlink in the top-level Portal directory:
cd ~/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Portal
ln -s hl2.sh hl2.exe

2. Valve is moving to vpk from gcf, among other changes, and changes to a mod's gameinfo.txt are necessary. I'll post my changes to portal prelude's gameinfo txt here if I can.

Updated gameinfo.txt [pastebin.com]

No idea how correct the entries are in there, but everything seems to work.
Worked on mine thanks!
Laatst bewerkt door d10sfan; 10 mei 2013 om 5:41vm
sorath 11 mei 2013 om 1:23vm 
Thanks! It starts and game begins. I'll try to test more gameplay later :)
Uniquely Named 31 mei 2013 om 1:51nm 
Edit: I screwed up the first time due to unpacking some vcf files by hand, but it's working fine now.

1. Download portal-prelude 1.1.5 (zip works, although the file
portalprelude/sound/vo/speaker/level_03_test_10_entry-3.wav
is truncated; unpacking the exe by running it in wine also works)
Rename the
portal prelude
folder to
~/.cache/SteamLibrary/SteamApps/common/Portal/portalprelude
The Portal directory now contains portal and portalprelude, each with a gameinfo.txt

2. Run
xdg-open "steam://run/400//-steam -game portalprelude"
(got the syntax from http://www.portalprelude.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=6718#p6718 )

The first level starts fine thanks to the updated gameinfo.txt (except for the splash screens which are stretched diagonally, and "hint_move_ctrls" "hint_jump" appearing at the bottom of the screen in the first level).
Laatst bewerkt door Uniquely Named; 31 mei 2013 om 2:07nm
Hardtimes 31 mei 2013 om 2:03nm 
Does the mod show up on your Steam game list if you install it this way?
Uniquely Named 31 mei 2013 om 2:08nm 
No. The portalprelude forum post explains how to add a shortcut though (something like: right click on portal, create a second shortcut, edit the new desktop file). I didn't know there was another way to install?
Laatst bewerkt door Uniquely Named; 31 mei 2013 om 2:09nm
Hardtimes 31 mei 2013 om 2:11nm 
Right. Undo everything you've just done. The Mac directions on moddb are outdated. Seach the General forum for 'Source mods' and you should find a useful thread.
Laatst bewerkt door Hardtimes; 31 mei 2013 om 2:11nm
Uniquely Named 31 mei 2013 om 2:32nm 
Maybe I'm not finding the right results. Apparently I should put portalprelude under ~/.cache/SteamLibrary/SteamApps/SourceMods; the shortcut doesn't appear after I restart steam.

That said, it seems to work aside from shortcuts; I'll just play it now. You've been very helpful.
Laatst bewerkt door Uniquely Named; 31 mei 2013 om 2:33nm
Hardtimes 31 mei 2013 om 2:35nm 
Laatst bewerkt door Hardtimes; 31 mei 2013 om 2:36nm
Uniquely Named 31 mei 2013 om 2:50nm 
Okay. It had to be put into an existing sourcemods folder in the default library. The ~/.cache one wasn't the default in my case.
Laatst bewerkt door Uniquely Named; 31 mei 2013 om 2:50nm
jungeskemuese 26 jan 2014 om 4:03nm 
@tuxfire - the Portal Flash Map Pack doesn't seem to run for me. followed readme.txt instructions and put into steamapps/<user..>/portal/portal/ - tried for case-sensitive problems in renaming the portal/Portal-combinations to no avail - how were you able to find the maps in bonus maps? did you load by console? thanks for answering
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