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Proton compatdata helper script
I got a little grumped out always needing to look up appids and such to find my userdata, so I made a small script.

It will find all your compatdata directories and symlink them to a target directory using their app names instead of appids. Anyway, it's still a baby script, and my bash skills are not great, but I hope someone finds it useful.

https://github.com/screwylightbulb/SteamCompatLink
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dubigrasu 21 Jul
I think this should be very useful.
It doesn't work on my current install though. I see the script is grepping for locations/mount points at line 15, and my steam installation doesn't have any listed in the libraryfolders.vdf.
The script stops with: Syntax error: redirection unexpected

I've looked on my other older installs and seems that only extra steam folders are listed in libraryfolders.vdf. If you use only the default location, nothing is listed in libraryfolders.vdf.

Last edited by dubigrasu on 21 July 2021 at 10:31 am UTC
Super useful feedback, thanks!

On my install I have nothing in default install. I'll add that later today.
Ok, I have added default folders now (oops). Thanks for the feedback!
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