Tools and links for gaming on Linux

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Tools and links for gaming on Linux

Here I want to gather some useful tools and links around Linux gaming. I'll update this list with more in the future, so please let me know, if you find something!

  • Feral Interactives GameMode

    GameMode is a daemon/lib combo for Linux that allows games to request a set of optimisations be temporarily applied to the host OS.

  • SteamCMD

    The Steam Console Client or SteamCMD is a command-line version of the Steam client. Its primary use is to install and update various dedicated servers available on Steam using a command-line interface.

  • install_unity_windows_only_on_linux.md

    How to install and use Windows-only Unity games on Linux.

  • SteamDOS

    Compatibility tool to run DOS games on Steam through native Linux DOSBox version.

  • Goldberg Emulator

    Steam emulator that emulates steam online features. Lets you play games that use the steam multiplayer apis on a LAN without steam or an internet connection.

  • Linuxtrack

    Linuxtrack is a project aiming to bring head tracking to Linux and Mac.

  • Oversteer

    Steering Wheel Manager for Linux. Graphical application to configure Logitech Wheels.

  • pyLinuxWheel

    A simple utility to configure logitech steering wheels for Linux.

  • Telemetry

    Telemetry Application for Codemasters F1 201x games.

  • FFB plugin (v2.5.4)

    Force feedback plugin for steering wheels in Euro Truck Simulator 2 & American Truck Simulator.

  • Config for FFB plugin

    Improved configuration file for the force feedback plugin for steering wheels in Euro Truck Simulator 2 & American Truck Simulator.

  • LGOGDownloader

    LGOGDownloader is unofficial downloader to GOG.com for Linux users. It uses the same API as the official GOGDownloader.

  • Comet

    Minimal GOG Galaxy compatible daemon to allow users to authorize with games that use the Galaxy service.

  • Games Nebula

    Unofficial Linux client for GOG.

  • Lutris

    Lutris is an Open Source gaming platform for Linux with support for GOG, Steam, Battle.net, Origin, Uplay and many other sources.

  • GameHub

    GameHub allows to view, download, install, run and uninstall games from supported sources (currently Steam, GOG, Humble Bundle, Humble Trove).

  • SC-Controller

    User-mode driver, mapper and GTK3 based GUI for Steam Controller, DS4 and similar controllers.

  • Vulkan Hardware Capability Viewer

    The Vulkan Hardware Capability Viewer is open source and displays the Vulkan capabilities of your GPU.

  • Optimus Manager

    This Linux program provides a solution for GPU switching on Optimus laptops (i.e laptops with a dual Nvidia/Intel GPU configuration).

  • LinVAM

    Linux Voice Activated Macro. Utilising Pocketsphinx, a lightweight voice to text engine you can specify voice commands for the tool to recognise and actions to perform.

  • mousekeys.sh

    Automate switching profiles on libratbag supported devices (gaming mice).

  • steam-autologin.sh

    This script enables you to switch between steam accounts without the need to enter credentials and a Steam Guard code everytime you try to switch accounts.

  • steam-mv

    Move Steam applications with large files to another install folder.

  • Antimicro (v2.24.1)

    Abandoned graphical program used to map keyboard buttons and mouse controls to a gamepad. Useful for playing games with no gamepad support.

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