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I am having troubles with my SteamCMD. I cannot get the Steam CMD start code to work and I cannot get Garry's Mod to open on it either.

I have tried things such as

touch $HOME/.steam/steam/steam_install_agreement.txt

and

sudo apt-get purge steam
mv .steam/SteamApps ~/Downloads/
rm -rf .steam* .local/share/Steam
wget http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb
sudo dpkg -i steam.deb

Errors: http://pastebin.com/ghrcAzUp

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A large portion of Steam games isn't available in Ubuntu because most games are built platform dependently.

However, you can use install Steam virtually using PlayOnLinux. This way you can use steam like you were using it on Windows.

Installation instructions: https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Steam_under_Linux#With_Play_On_Linux_.28POL.29

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I meant like running a dedicated server. SteamCMD runs a new version of SRCDS. I cannot get that to work correctly. –  user178767 Jul 27 '13 at 0:27
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