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Steam connection issues
Since a few days, I noticed Steam connection issues - very long connection time (not always), disconnection if left idle.

Back at PortingKit they seem to have found the same issue:

“Maybe you found out yourself lately regarding logging into steam, but there seems to be a specific issue with Steam at the moment that logging into steam takes a while. Besides that the store and library may be black as well.  The cause is that on every launch, Steam now randomly picks whether to use UDP or WebSockets to connect to the servers, and WebSockets don’t work under Wine for some reason“

Are you aware/fixing this problem ?

Cheers
Hi

I have this same issue. To workaround it, until hopefully a fix is put in place, I start steam using -tcp. If your install is default then you can use "run command..." to create a launcher like this:
"/Users/<username>/Library/Application Support/CrossOver/Bottles/<name of bottle>/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Steam/steam.exe" -tcp
This forces TCP every time and has never failed me.
Another workaround might be to go to your Steam-bottle (drive_C/Program Files(x86)/Steam) and remove the Appcache folder and simulate a restart of the bottle.

That fixed it for me.
Francisco Madeira Posted:
Since a few days, I noticed Steam connection issues - very long connection time (not always), disconnection if left idle.

Back at PortingKit they seem to have found the same issue:

“Maybe you found out yourself lately regarding logging into steam, but there seems to be a specific issue with Steam at the moment that logging into steam takes a while. Besides that the store and library may be black as well.  The cause is that on every launch, Steam now randomly picks whether to use UDP or WebSockets to connect to the servers, and WebSockets don’t work under Wine for some reason“

Are you aware/fixing this problem ?

Cheers


Going off the Winehq bug Brendan is looking into this. We (PortingKit team) are using the provided option from Brendan of passing -udpforce.

I’m sure this will be resolved upstream if possible or at least the workaround will be integrated directly into CX21, due to how unstable the current CX20 Steam hack is I’d decided to skip updating the hack to also inject -udpforce.
Thanks guys.

The -tcp seems to solve the issue, indeed !
Now for some reason I can't "Save Command as Launcher" in my Steam bottle...

Edit: "Clear and Rebuild Programs" sorted it out...

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