[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux.

Satisfactory is a simulation game that places the player in an open 3D world and gives them the task of creating a functioning factory. Satisfactory was developed and published by Coffee Stain Studios. It was released to Steam in Early Access, which allows it to run on Linux through Proton / Steam Play.

Play satisfying on Linux

Satisfying is not a native Linux game, but you can still play it on the Linux platform with the help of Steam’s Steam Play feature. However, to access the Steam Play feature, you need to install the Steam client on your Linux PC.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

Install Steam

Installing the Steam client for Linux is very easy, as the application is widely supported on all Linux. To start the installation process, open a terminal window on the desktop. Once the terminal window opens, follow the installation instructions described below that correspond to the distribution you are currently using.


If you are an Ubuntu Linux user, you will be able to install Steam quickly and easily by using the following Apt command in a terminal window.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

sudo apt install steam


Steam is closed source technology. As useful as it is, Debian developers don’t like to own it. Because of this, they don’t make it easy to install Steam from the start by forcing users to manually activate the “non-free” software repository.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

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While activating the “non-free” software repository isn’t really difficult, it can be annoying. To avoid having to do this, you can download the Steam client directly from the Valve website using the wget command below.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

wget https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/client/installer/steam.deb

Once the Steam DEB package has been downloaded to your computer, the installation of the application can begin. Using the dpkg command, install the latest version of Steam on your computer. Keep in mind that during this installation errors may appear on the screen.

sudo dpkg -i steam.deb

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

Once the Steam app is installed, quickly fix any errors that may have occurred with the command below.

sudo apt-get install -f

Arch Linux

If you are using Arch Linux, you will be happy to know that it is possible to install the Steam app with the pacman command without any issues. However, make sure that the “multilib” software repository is enabled in your Pacman.conf file.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

sudo pacman -S steam

Fedora / OpenSUSE

On OpenSUSE and Fedora, installing Steam is a pain. If you are not a fan of the tedious installation methods, it is highly recommended that you try the Flatpak installation instructions instead. It’s a much easier way to install Steam.

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Steam is available as a Flatpak, which is good news for the wider Linux community as it allows Steam support on almost all distributions. To start the installation, you must install and activate the Flatpak runtime. Then use the flatpak remote-add command to add the Flathub app store to Flatpak.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

flatpak remote-add –if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

After activating the Flathub App Store, the Steam installation is ready. Using flatpak install, get Steam running.

flatpak install flathub com.valvesoftware.Steam

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

Install satisfactory

Once the Steam app is installed, log into your account and follow the step by step instructions to get Satisfactory running on Linux.

Step 1: Click on the “Steam” menu in the Steam application. Next, locate the ‘Settings’ option and click on it to access Steam settings. In Steam settings, search for “Steam Play” and click on it.

In the “Steam Play” area, search for “Enable Steam Play for Supported Titles” and “Enable Steam Play for All Other Titles” and check the boxes next to them. Then click “OK” to apply the changes.

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Step 2: Locate the “STORE” button at the top of the page and click on it. In the “SHOP” box, click the search button and search for “Satisfactory”. Then click on it to go to the Satisfactory Storefront page.

Step 3: On the satisfactory storefront page, find the green “Add to cart” button and click on it. Selecting this button will allow you to purchase the game. After purchasing the game, click “LIBRARY” to access your Steam library.

Step 4: Update your Linux graphics drivers. Satisfactory has boot problems if you don’t have the latest Linux graphics drivers. Obtain the latest drivers available for your system.

Step 5: In the “LIBRARY” section of Steam, find “Satisfactory” and click on it with your mouse. Once on the “Satisfactory” page, click on the blue “INSTALL” button. When you select “INSTALL”, Steam will download and install the game on your computer. Keep in mind that the download may take a while.

[HOT] : How to play Satisfactory on Linux

Once the Satisfactory download is complete, the blue “INSTALL” button will change to a green “PLAY” button. Select it with the mouse to start the game. Keep in mind that the game can be buggy as it is in early access. Enjoy!