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I tried to install Steam on my Xubuntu 13.04 32-bit. I used the .deb from http://store.steampowered.com/about/. When I first launched it, it downloaded updates. When I launched it for the second time, it extracted the Steam runtime. When I tried to launch it for the 3rd time (and all times after that), nothing happens. When I run it from terminal (by typing steam), I get this:

Running Steam on ubuntu 13.04 32-bit
STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1367621987_client)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1367621987_client)
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1367621987_client)
unlinked 0 orphaned pipes
removing stale semaphore last operated on by process 4383 with name 0eBlobRegistryMutex_750826CAE2A241C6392A8590C0C974BA
removing stale semaphore last operated on by process 4383 with name 0eBlobRegistrySignal_750826CAE2A241C6392A8590C0C974BA
removing stale semaphore last operated on by process 4383 with name 0emSteamEngineInstance
removing stale semaphore last operated on by process 4383 with name 0eSteamEngineLock
Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1367621987_client)
[0521/103934:WARNING:proxy_service.cc(646)] PAC support disabled because there is no system implementation
Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)
Major opcode of failed request:  153 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  19 (X_GLXQueryServerString)
Serial number of failed request:  34
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)
Major opcode of failed request:  153 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  19 (X_GLXQueryServerString)
Serial number of failed request:  62
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Steam: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)
Major opcode of failed request:  153 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  14 (X_GLXGetVisualConfigs)
Serial number of failed request:  90
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing

How can I solve this? I installed the propietary ATI drivers from Ubuntu Software Center (but Catalyst control center won't launch and gives an error instead)

Minecraft doesn't work too, so it really must be the drivers.

EDIT: I send a Steam support ticket and they told me to steam --reset. Which didn't work of course, because it's a driver issue. But I don't think they are able to help with that, after all, the drivers are from ATI and not from Valve.

Steam forum thread from someone else with similar problem

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Googling for X_GLXQueryServerString returns, for example, this question and this one. It seems the problem is with the driver. –  ignis May 23 '13 at 9:56
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