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I am not able to install steam.

Firstly, from the Ubuntu Software Centre it fails to install and I get the following;

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
steam64: Depends: steam (= 1.0.0.27ubuntu1)`

but it is a virtual package.

Then when I read another method using Terminal to update, clear steam, then install steam, I get:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
steam:i386 : Depends: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386
Depends: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Any help would be appreciated.

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first try to upgrade video/graphics driver (NVIDIA/ATI) and restart the OS,

after that run the command :- sudo apt-get update and follow this link:-

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve

here are all details of intel and other drivers of dependencies.

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Thank you, in the end I succeeded with; wget media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb sudo apt-get install gdebi-core sudo gdebi steam.deb –  Budge Feb 20 '13 at 12:17

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