Questions relating to the running of Steam (games distribution, and multiplayer software) in Ubuntu.

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Flash Drive won't connect to steam

I'm on my HP Chromebook 14. Recently I installed Dota 2 from steam onto my flash drive. Everything was working fine until I decided to turn my computer off since it was really hot. When I logged back ...
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Steam Garys Mod crash Memory

I have a problem with my game on Steam. It outputs only this error. I don't know what to do. Maybe one out of you have a option for me. Game update: AppID 4000 "Garry's Mod", ProcID 5225, IP ...
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Steam not launching on 14.04.1 please help! [on hold]

Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0_client) [xcb] Extra reply data still left in queue [xcb] ...
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Steam error. Could not find required OpenGL entry point

Just downloaded a game on steam and when I try to press play I get this error http://i.imgur.com/jUtUgtP.png I'm on a HP Chromebook 14 running both Chrome OS and Ubuntu Unity (12.04 since 14.04 ...
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How to install Steam directly to flash drive?

I'm using a HP Chromebook 14 and I'm running ChromeOS and Ubuntu at same time and I have a 32 GB flash drive. I'm trying to figure out how to install steam directly to the flash drive but it doesn't ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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Need help with steam!

I recently downloaded Dota 2 from steam and earlier I was playing it then I turned my computer off for awhile because it was hot and when I went back to play it I opened steam and it wasn't in my ...
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Steam download restarts

I recently installed steam on my computer on ubuntu. I was downloading Dota 2 it was at like 5.1 gb of 6.5 gb and it just all of the sudden restarted from the beginning... But under network usage it ...
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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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Trying to Make Skyrim Work Correctly

System Info: Computer: HP Envy dv7 Processor: AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD Graphics x2 RAM: 15.1 Gb Hard Drive: 2182.6 GB (split between a 2TB drive and a ~250GB solid state Graphics Card: ...
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Escape the room games [closed]

Are there any Escape the room games for Ubuntu? I know this might not be the best place to ask, but it's active. Anyhow, I'm looking for something like Doors and Rooms or something with a story ...
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14.04 Ubuntu not loading steam game system

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 and Steam will not down load. It is telling me it has a bad gateway. What do I need to do to load it through the launcher or off the steam main site?
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Can't open Steam (You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run)

I for some reason can't open Steam. It worked for a while before but it suddenly stopped working. Here's the error that shows up: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not ...
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Steam install can erase my home. How to prevent it?

I have read a disturbing topic on Valve where a user lost his system when using the steam script. There is a discussion on reddit.linux and on reddit/steam. This may not be a common problem ...
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Steam doesnt start correctly Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I've installed all the updates for Ubuntu. I got steam from steampowered.com and everything seemed to install fine. But when I clicked on it, it said "Updating Steam" and ...
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Why wont steam launch in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and ive installed all the updates for Ubuntu. I got steam from steampowered.com and everything seemed to install fine. But when i clicked on it, it said "Updating Steam" and ...
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How to make the “Steam key” on ASUS ROG laptop work

The dedicated steam key on my ASUS ROG G751 laptop does not do anything. What do I need to do to make it launch steam?
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xbox controller keys wont map properly

I am using a wired x box 360 afterglow controller. I plugged it in and installed xboxdrv. On the joystick pane all the buttons are mapped properly but when I load a game on steam several of the ...
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I need help installing Steam on my Chromebook thru Wine

I successfully installed Crouton and Wine on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I downloaded Steam .deb file from the website and tried to install it but I keep getting this error message. "Only one software ...
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Package differences between Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server, notably Intel HD 5000 drivers

I am currently in the process of setting up Ubuntu Server on an Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK. I chose Ubuntu Server to get rid of most of the overhead Ubuntu Desktop brings that I would not want on a ...
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Steam games span on both monitors

I have 2 monitors connected to my computer. Whenever I open a game on Steam on fullscreen, the game stretches over both monitors, having half screen on one, and the other half of the game on the ...
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error broken count >0 after installing steam

I am new with Linux and don't know exactly whats going on, but getting the hang of it. The problem is after I installed Steam in Ubuntu 64 bit, I couldn't play a lot of my old games (32 bit) and get ...
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Garry's Mod Add on Folder?

Hi i'm trying to install the CSS add on to GMOD but for the life of me cant find the add on folder, Or the steam folder itself for that matter. When I try load the folder via GMOD it comes up that ...
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After suspend, steam client freezes on startup but works again after a reboot

Steam works fine but it hangs when I apply the following steps: Start steam Stop steam suspend my laptop (after wakeup) start steam Now the steam client hangs at startup. I only see a blank popup ...
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Steam Fails to Load

I've tried installing from several different sources and by several different ways. I always get the same outcome :/usr/share$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04

Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04, i have installed the steam using command below sudo apt-get install steam -y it ran and completed and when i go to unity do a search for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1, Steam crashes on first login

I am trying to run Steam on Ubuntu, just double-upgraded from 13.04 to 14.04. There are other issues with Steam on 14.04 reported everywhere on the web, but I cannot find a similar one. I tried both ...
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How can/Can I run the game Garry's Mod on Ubuntu 14 via Wine?

I have checked Google and the Wine Website. Google only gave old tips and Wine didn't say about running the game. Is there a way I can play Garry's Mod through Wine on Linux? I don't want to download ...
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How to change default GPU for XCOM on Linux

So, I picked up XCOM: Enemy Unknown (with the Enemy Within expansion) on Steam recently. Great game, even with the bug, but I'm finding that now and then FPS will drop to like seven, especially after ...
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Make Steam windows be always on top?

When I right click the top of steam windows I don't get a context menu. Is there any way to make steam windows (particularly chat windows) be always on top?
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moving my dota2

I want to copy files. how do I move my dota2 program to another pc? or move it to a external HDD? I am reformatting my Ubuntu into 64-bit. anyone can help please. I have tried copying using terminal ...
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Steam won't work properly

I installed from Ubuntu Software Centre. When I start steam, it opens the page asking you whether you need a new account or whether you want to login. I chose create new account, agreed to the terms ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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I can't open steam and steam games on ubuntu 14.10

When i had ubuntu 14.04 LTS the steam and dota2 were fine and i was playing with hours. But since when i upgraded to ubuntu 14.10 the steam doesn't open and neither any steam games. I reinstall it ...
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Metro 2033 Redux Steam Open Gl 4.0 popup

SO I just bought Metro 2033 redux and when I click play it gives me 2 options. 1. Play Metro 2033 Redux 2. Launch I click on option 1 and then a popup says "OpenGL 4.0 or later has not been found. ...
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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How do I change the language of games on Steam? [closed]

I'm in love with Valve for providing games on Linux! But here is the problem: I'm French and would like to have games in my native language (I have the problem with DOTA and Borderlands 2). How can I ...
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Steam: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...
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Problem downloading steam

When I try to install Steam it says that I am missing 10 packages. How do I get these packages? These need to be installed: curl, libc-dev-bin, libc6, libc6-dev, libc6-dev-i386, libc6-i386, ...
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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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Steam (native client) crashes on run through desktop icon, but not terminal

Sorry if another question already exists with an answer, all of the other ones I saw were about crashing the entire system or crashing on game start. So, I just set up a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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“Missing executable” with Half Life Deathmatch on Steam

I have downloaded Half Life Deathmatch, but when I try to run it all I get is a "Failed to start game (missing executable)" error. I tried deleting the appcache and restarting but nothing works. Can ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade and reinstall, Steam OpenGL problems?

I'm having some serious issues after updating to Ubuntu 14.10. Back in 14.04, I got constant error messages, and after updating, they seemed to go away for the most part, but then the came roaring ...
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Steam Deleting and Games Randomly Crashing

I recently moved over to Ubuntu due to a major virus attack destroying my C:\Windows directory. I've just gotten into using Ubuntu and I'm settling in quite well. As I go into Steam and lets say I ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL.

Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL. this pops up when i try to open tf2 through steam. I am not using a video ...
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I cant get steam to work, missing libGL.so1

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have massive problems with Steam. I already fixed the error libc.so.6, and thought Steam was working but then received this: You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Steam doesn't launch on ubuntu 14.04

After I typed in steam on terminal, a log-in screen appeared, but the screen did not respond to my clicks at all! ~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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new steam library must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permissions

So I recently reinstalled steam because it was acting a little funky and now the program behaves in a much more stable manner. the only problem is steams problem with using secondary HDD since the ...
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Dota 2 crashes after hitting play game. Sometimes on load screen and sometimes after hero selection

I performed every "help" given in the forums. I had previously upgraded to 14.10 which was when these problems started. I re-installed back to 14.04 but no luck with the steam or dota 2. ...