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Application Details:

Version: Steam
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc3

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works


local multiplayer

What does not


What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

some font on the options menu doesn't look quite right

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 10.x "Buster" x86_64Jan 09 20205.0-rc3N/A Yes NoPlatinumconsolelogger 
ShowopenSUSE 12.1 x86_64Aug 01 20121.5.9Yes Yes NoPlatinumhawake 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 27 20121.5.7Yes Yes NoPlatinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 11 20121.5.5Yes Yes NoPlatinumdan 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 18 20121.4Yes Yes NoPlatinumBitos 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
1977 When running Half-Life in software mode, the screen is not updated CLOSED FIXED View
3277 X11DRV_ChoosePixelFormat glXChooseFBConfig returns NULL (glError: 0) CLOSED ABANDONED View
5159 Microphone xmit in Half Life and HL:S games very harsh and goes in and out of "focus" REOPENED View
5480 Half-Life intro videos don't play CLOSED ABANDONED View
11324 Half-Life 1 based games don't start with nvidia-drivers-169.xx CLOSED INVALID View
13019 Half-Life(CS 1.6): SoundBlaster Live - microphone output harshy and chopped CLOSED ABANDONED View
14004 Flickering/Flashing Menu Screen in Steam games CLOSED FIXED View
15304 Running any Half-Life based game in "Windowed Mode" corrupts mouse movement CLOSED FIXED View
19626 Half-life engine's software rendering is ridiculously slow CLOSED FIXED View
19687 Half-Life engine game window starts without focus CLOSED INVALID View
22481 Error when I try to play a saved game in Half life CLOSED WORKSFORME View
22507 Half-life 1: missing PAUSE banner and looking through walls CLOSED FIXED View
22533 Half-Life: Logo video rendering is wrong (msrle32 does not handle frames with 0 biClrUsed) CLOSED FIXED View
23777 Half-Life in full screen will be partially drawn with metacity running RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View
24064 Many steam games crash because of GameOverlayRenderer.dll CLOSED FIXED View
25168 Radeon 9200SE (RV280): err:d3d:check_fbo_compat >>>> GL_INVALID_VALUE (0x501) CLOSED ABANDONED View
25660 Half-Life 1 Demo: "The selected D3D mode is not supported by your video card." CLOSED FIXED View
26182 Half-Life and Team Fortress Classic (Steam) freeze when trying to create a local game or join a server CLOSED FIXED View
26356 Mouse "lags" and doesn't pick up quick movements. CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes


This version is obsolete. Please post test results in the correct versions. (WON) or Steam

Install the Half-Life Hi-Def Model Pack
To install the Half-Life Hi-Def Model Pack using this command:
wine iexplore steam://installaddon/halflifehd
To uninstall it:
wine iexplore steam://removeaddon/halflifehd

Instructions on the Steam Support page.