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Steam under Parental Controls

I need to allow Steam for someone's Parental Controls'd account, I've tried allowing steampowered.com and https://steampowered.com and allowing the copy of Steam.app in the applications folder. Also, ...
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What is the Steam gaming platform?

What is Steam? Why should I buy the game on Steam instead from normal retailer? Can a game bought via Steam played independently?
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Steam not installing in wine in 10.8

I have a problem with Wine and Steam on my Mac. I recently updated to 10.8. When I had Lion Wine and Steam worked perfectly, but because of some problems I had to re-install Wine. The thing is, now ...
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What is causing my application crashes? Borderlands 2, Adium, more

Borderlands 2 (purchased, downloaded, run via Steam) crashes on launch for me. This is the first time I've ever really had application crashes, other than the typical "Application has quit ...
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Why does Steam start when I login in 10.8?

"Open at login" in the Dock is disabled, "Run Steam when my computer starts" in Steam options is disabled, and it isn't there in the User "Login Items" tab of the System Preferences. However it ...
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Source engine games on OSX Lion with Steam freeze and reboot MacBook5,1

Is there anybody who has the issues like freezing, rebooting or kernel panics while playing Source Engine games with Steam on OS X Lion and Mountain Lion? Issues appear randomly, usually after a ...
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Enable Parental Controls but allow Google Drive and game playing

I am administering the laptops of 2 of a friends's boys (13 and 15, so ...). I have put Parental Controls in place but this is playing havoc with Google Drive and Steam, possibly also Minecraft but ...
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Dependencies for LaunchAgent so it mounts a bundle before other daemons run

I have following setup: I have a sparsebundle on an external disk containing steam (it wouldn't install on my internal disk - something about the format). But by now I depend on this approach as this ...