This is my guide to Borderlands on Linux. Unfortunately, Gearbox has decided not to port the Borderlands games to Linux (which would be trivial since it already uses openGL on the Mac port) but I am posting this work-around so that other Steam OS users can find it and enjoy ALL games on their Steam Machine.
Borderlands can be played on Linux using WINE, a set of compatibility dll libraries which enable Windows-applications to run on Linux.
This installation requires a valid, purchased Borderlands install disc (for Windows; the Mac version will not work). This is information on running Borderlands without Windows, NOT how to pirate the game.
First, install WINE via the software manager. Alternately, you can do this in a shell:$ sudo apt-get i…
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