For a while there has been a debate going around with regards to gaming on linux. Most PC gamers use Microsoft Windows, however, for those linux enthusiasts who swear by linux but are bound to playing games on windows, you have nothing to fear because there is finally a solution. Thanks to Valve’s ProtonDB and its integration with Steam, you can now finally play all your Steam games on Linux. In the past people have tried to use Wine to run windows games but you were more likely to encounter errors when installing a game or piece of software.
Below is a set of instructions you can follow along to install Wine, Steam, GameMode and Lutris. The commands that are required are in orange. Please note this will only work if you are using the apt package manger.
To enable Gamemode for a game, click on the Properties of a game, navigate to SET LAUNCH OPTIONS and type in
To enable it to work with Gamemode, then navigate to Preferences / System options / Command prefix and type in gamemoderun, and once done, click Save.
Note that you will need to tick the show advanced options to see the Command prefix option.
So you should now be able to run most of your Steam games on linux and with the use of wine installed, you can now also install other windows software such as Office, Notepad etc...