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Generally, the first port of call for problems that you may encounter is the dedicated support (forums, IRC, knowledgebases etc) provided by the Linux distribution that you're using. The relevant distro subreddit may also be useful. If the problem is a game-specific one, then searching out support from the game's site or Steam community hub may be of help. Otherwise, you may find the following links of use:
 
Generally, the first port of call for problems that you may encounter is the dedicated support (forums, IRC, knowledgebases etc) provided by the Linux distribution that you're using. The relevant distro subreddit may also be useful. If the problem is a game-specific one, then searching out support from the game's site or Steam community hub may be of help. Otherwise, you may find the following links of use:
  
*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/17/ GamingOnLinux's tech forum] - All Linux gaming related tech help topics accepted.
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==== General Linux support ====
 
*[https://www.linuxquestions.org/ LinuxQuestions.org] - Very well established general support site for Linux.
 
*[https://www.linuxquestions.org/ LinuxQuestions.org] - Very well established general support site for Linux.
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/LinuxQuestions /r/linuxquestions] - General Linux support subreddit.
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/LinuxQuestions /r/linuxquestions] - General Linux support subreddit.
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux4noobs /r/linux4noobs] - Subreddit providing Linux support that is "explicitly noob-friendly".
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux4noobs /r/linux4noobs] - Subreddit providing Linux support that is "explicitly noob-friendly".
*[https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=2739 Wine Application Database] - Holds support information for games that can be run through [[Wine]].
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*[https://forum.winehq.org/ Wine Forums]- Provides support on games run through Wine that may not be covered in the database.
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==== Gaming specific support ====
*[http://support.feralinteractive.com/en/ Feral Interactive's support site] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Feral Interactive.
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*[https://www.gamingonlinux.com/forum/17/ GamingOnLinux's tech forum] - All Linux gaming related tech help topics accepted.
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*[https://forum.winehq.org/ Wine Forums] - Provides support on games run through Wine that may not be covered in the database.
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*[https://www.playonlinux.com/en/forums.html PlayOnLinux Forums] - Provides support on games run through PlayOnLinux.
 
*[https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues Steam for Linux bugtracker] - Searching for issues posted on Steam or games on Steam may provide solutions.
 
*[https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues Steam for Linux bugtracker] - Searching for issues posted on Steam or games on Steam may provide solutions.
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*[http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/ Steam for Linux General Discussions :: Steam Community]] - General discussions and bug reports before Git buckstracker.
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*[http://support.feralinteractive.com/en/ Feral Interactive's support site] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Feral Interactive.
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*[http://support.aspyr.com/ Aspyr Support] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Aspyr.
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*[https://www.vpltd.com/support/ Virtual Programming] - Support on any games that have been ported/published by Virtual Programming.
  
 
=== GamingOnLinux Links ===
 
=== GamingOnLinux Links ===
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=== General Linux Gaming Links ===
 
=== General Linux Gaming Links ===
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_gaming Linux gaming - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_games List of Linux games - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open-source_video_games List of open-source video games - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_commercial_video_games_with_available_source_code List of commercial video games with available source code - Wikipedia]
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**[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_game_engine_recreations List of game engine recreations - Wikipedia]
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/ Linux_Gaming subreddit]
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/ Linux_Gaming subreddit]
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/index The Linux_Gaming Wiki]
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**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/ The Linux_Gaming Wiki]
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/faq Linux_Gaming FAQs]
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**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/faq Linux_Gaming Wiki FAQs]
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/starting_guide The ultimate guide to migrating to Linux]
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/starting_guide The ultimate guide to migrating to Linux]
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/drivers Graphic drivers on Linux] - Information about different graphic card drivers on Linux.
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/wiki/drivers Graphic drivers on Linux] - Information about different graphic card drivers on Linux.
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/57j4m1/a_list_of_free_as_in_beer_linux_games_on_steam/ Free Steam games] - A list of free (as in {{H:title|“Now son, you don’t want to drink beer. That’s for Daddies, and kids with fake IDs.” - Homer Simpson|beer}}) Linux games available on Steam
 
**[https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/57j4m1/a_list_of_free_as_in_beer_linux_games_on_steam/ Free Steam games] - A list of free (as in {{H:title|“Now son, you don’t want to drink beer. That’s for Daddies, and kids with fake IDs.” - Homer Simpson|beer}}) Linux games available on Steam
*[http://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Home PCGamingWiki] - Multi-OS game database.
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*[http://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/ PCGamingWiki] - Multi-OS game database.
*[https://steamdb.info/linux/ SteamOS & Linux Games · Steam Database] - SteamOS & Linux products on Steam that are confirmed to work and products that have hints of Linux support
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*[https://libregamewiki.org/ Libregamewiki] - Free (as in speech) games database.
*[https://lgdb.org/ Linux game database | Database for Linux games]
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*[https://lgdb.org/ Linux game database]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_games List of Linux games - Wikipedia]
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*[https://appdb.winehq.org/ Wine Application Database] - Holds support information for games that can be run through [[Wine]].
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*[https://steamlug.org/ Steam Linux User Group]
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===Linux games in stores===
 
*[http://store.steampowered.com/search/?tags=-1&os=linux Steam] - Games available on [http://store.steampowered.com/about/ Steam] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[http://store.steampowered.com/search/?tags=-1&os=linux Steam] - Games available on [http://store.steampowered.com/about/ Steam] for Linux/SteamOS
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**[https://steamdb.info/linux/ SteamOS & Linux Games · Steam Database] - SteamOS & Linux products (apps and games) on Steam that are confirmed to work and products that have hints of Linux support
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*[https://www.gog.com/games?system=lin_mint,lin_ubuntu&sort=title&page=1 GOG.com] - Games available on [https://www.gog.com/support/website_help/what_is_gog_com GOG] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[https://www.humblebundle.com/store/search/platform/linux Humble Store] - Games available on [https://www.humblebundle.com/store/about The Humble Store] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[https://www.humblebundle.com/store/search/platform/linux Humble Store] - Games available on [https://www.humblebundle.com/store/about The Humble Store] for Linux/SteamOS
*[https://www.gog.com/games?system=lin_mint,lin_ubuntu&sort=title&page=1 GOG] - Games available on [https://www.gog.com/support/website_help/what_is_gog_com GOG] for Linux/SteamOS
 
 
*[https://itch.io/games/platform-linux Itch.io] - Games available on [https://itch.io/docs/general/about itch.io] for Linux/SteamOS
 
*[https://itch.io/games/platform-linux Itch.io] - Games available on [https://itch.io/docs/general/about itch.io] for Linux/SteamOS
  
 
=== Wiki editing ===
 
=== Wiki editing ===
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wiki markup] - An overview of the syntax used for writing the wiki articles
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wiki markup] - An overview of the syntax used for writing the wiki articles

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