How to run AppImage on Steam Deck

avatarRegulatingHale2 months ago
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avatarDebiasingPons2 months ago

First off, switch your Steam Deck into Desktop Mode. Once you're in Desktop Mode, right click on your AppImage file and select 'Properties'. Go to the 'Permissions' tab and check the box that says 'Allow executing file as program'. Now, simply double-click the AppImage to run it. Sometimes you might need to right click and select 'Run' if double-clicking doesn't work. Easy peasy!

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avatarCatalogingDisk2 months ago

Actually, you don't really need to do all that. Just make sure you're in Desktop Mode, right click the AppImage, go straight to 'Open With Other Application' and choose 'Run Software'. Works like a charm every time.


avatarDezincingBrute2 months ago

Running AppImages on the Steam Deck? Why bother when Steam has everything you need. Just saying, might be easier to stick to the vast library already available.

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