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Fire Woman Feb 16, 2013 @ 5:37am
Linux version?
Just opened my profile in Android App and saw there download button on "Alien Swarm" and some source-mods. Other windows games don't have this button.
I've downloaded ASwarm on Linux (pressed this magic button on android) and so I have game in library, but there's no "PLAY" button. What's the trick?
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Casimer the Adequately Skilled Feb 16, 2013 @ 8:26am 
It's probably a bug related to the fact that alien swarm is free. It's a windows-only game, unfortunately. You could use wine to run it on linux, but it's not quite the same as a native game like TF2.
Fire Woman Feb 16, 2013 @ 8:50am 
Spiral Knights is listed in CDR as linux-avaible, but you can't install it under linux (from client, console or mobile app). Maybe it's because Counter-Strike: Source native avaible?

Yep, I know about wine and everything else. Just talking about bug.
MatheusVEVO May 27, 2014 @ 10:34pm 
1+ for Linux (☞゚ヮ゚)☞ ☜(゚ヮ゚☜)
「Starmate 」 Nov 6, 2014 @ 1:36pm 
+1, for SteamOS please
Hilleon Nov 18, 2014 @ 12:16pm 
1+ for Linux/Steam OS.

ASwarm is free... but it's for Windwos.

I hope ASwarm will be released to Linux/Steam OS soon.
edo Nov 22, 2014 @ 12:54pm 
+1. The complete code base is available for free (according to the steam page), so I guess the community could create a linux port.
Last edited by edo; Nov 22, 2014 @ 12:55pm
Carlos 'Charly' Santos Nov 22, 2014 @ 2:33pm 
+1 for linux :'( I love this game.

It's perfect for my free times, but I'm a linux user
s3boun3t Dec 6, 2014 @ 6:43am 
+1 for linux please
inferno986return Dec 15, 2014 @ 2:56pm 
+1 for a GNU/Linux port. Doing so would also allow Lamba Wars to be available on GNU/Linux too. A 2 in 1 special. :-D
MadXav Dec 16, 2014 @ 4:44am 
+1
I would love to see this game on SteamOS
Last edited by MadXav; Dec 16, 2014 @ 4:44am
nifker Jan 1 @ 4:10am 
+1 Linux Port
NoXPhasma Jan 2 @ 3:10am 
+1 for Linux
Thumbtack Jake Jan 29 @ 3:37am 
Throwing in my +1 for GNU/Linux supposrt. :)
callen92 Jan 31 @ 10:36am 
1+ for Linux/Steam OS!!!
darkjedi4393 Feb 18 @ 7:15pm 
We need to let Valve know that we need this game on Linux! They may have forgotten about it, simply for the fact that I think one or two of their employees made it in their own free time or something. Could be wrong. Anyways, we need to let them know that we need this, and then we also need the Lambda Wars mod, too.
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