Ubuntu – Steam games installed


I want to buy a new notebook in the near future to play games on it. I'm looking forward for the new Steam for Linux client. My question is that where does the Steam install the games, on the home partition, or in the usr folder, or somewhere else? I do not use pre-release (i.e. beta) versions of either Steam or Ubuntu.

Best Answer

In newer versions of Steam, games seem to be located at:


Don't know when this changed, but Steam is no longer in ~/.local/share