Quickie on Steam

So, I know I’m late to the party, but Yooka Laylee has been released and I got it through kickstarter (after @JonTron mentioned it).

I really enjoyed Banjo-Kazooie and its sequel for the N64. I know there are bigger fans out there, so I won’t pretend I’m know all about everything; however, they were good games. So playing a new game by the same team sounds like fun.

Now, this isn’t just a post singing the praises on Yooka Laylee (I haven’t even played it yet!), but instead how to get steam set up on OpenSuSE.

There is a repo that contains it (although I’ve been told that steam regularly breaks under OpenSuSE Tumbleweed), so let’s go and add it!


zypper ar -r http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games:/tools/openSUSE_Leap_42.2/games:tools.repo
zypper in steam

Now, you may need to adjust the repo URI depending on your version, but that’s it! I used to use a .ymp file (aka 1-click install), but they are a pain in the butt sometimes, so just go through the two steps as root in the command line.

Once you have it installed, you’re good to go.

Have a lot of fun!

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