Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Since Steam came out on Ubuntu (official) I've installed it and tried to log in but it didnt work at that time. I thought the servers were offline and I would try it later again.

Steam is giving me the following error message :

"Steam is having trouble connecting to the Steam servers".

Some weeks have passed now but I'm still not able to log in. I've researched a lot of things and it is definitely not my router blocking steam, because I'm running a double boot and I'm perfectly able to run steam on my Windows 8 version.

As I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and the world of Linux I wonder if there is any integrated firewall in Ubuntu that may be blocking this, or does someone else have any suggestions or even better ; solution(s), to my problem.

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 12.10 and I've installed the most recent version of Steam via the Ubuntu software center. I've tried reinstalling it.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

I had the same problem under 13.04.

Finally, it was that I'd typed wrong the password. Enter in the steam page and check you're writing the password right.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.