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I can't install Steam on my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. It says that it's for "i686"; where can I get that? I have tried to install it using the Ubuntu Software Center and from the terminal.

I have seen many videos on YouTube about installing Steam in Ubuntu. Why won't it install on my PC?

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You may need to provide more information to enable us to answer your question. What graphic card are you using? This may be a localized issue as I had no issues installing Steam on my AMD64 using the software centre –  Stephen Myall Feb 15 '13 at 12:01

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First of all, i686 is for Intel. Just copy this command and paste in the terminal(ctrl+t), then hit enter

sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs dh-make dkms execstack dh-modaliases fakeroot libqtgui4 lib32gcc1

then hit enter, type your password, and hit enter again.

after that, either reboot your computer manually or just type:

sudo reboot

and try again to download Steam from the Ubuntu Software Center.

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