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

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System Wide VPN?

I am using Earth VPN and I am already connected to VPN. I am unable to use Steam. It says no network. Network uses proxy and UDP port is blocked. In Windows, when I get connected to a VPN as an ...
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steam problem ubuntu 14.04

term keeps popping up when I run it, then two pop-ups. After I the term false to install the files here is what the term says: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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unable to log in after tinkering with drivers

I was having some trouble getting steam to work on my ubuntu installation, while doing this I followed some suggestions about deleting/changing various files and changed a few packages. At some point ...
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Running steam through wine

Ok I recently installed wine to play some steam games I thought looked interesting, the program it's self launches and you have the normal steam menu but if you click on store, or community then it ...
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Playing a Specific Game on Steam

I know a similar question has been asked before but I am not as smart so I do not understand a lot of what is being talked about I installed steam thru my software center in order to play just 1 game ...
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Is there a way to make Steam games run faster?

I started to play a game on steam and had noticed that it was only running about 12-13 frames a second, any way to speed it up?
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Been trying to install steam on my chromebook using linux

When I try to install steam it tells me: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dril:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Then it tells me to enter my password after typing ...
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Steam not running in Kubuntu

I had Steam on my Kubuntu desktop for about 3 months. Suddenly it stopped working, I think it was because my laptop deleted space for something else. I Looked in recycle bin, nothing there. ...
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steam libgl error. wont load swrast_dri.so and swrast

finished downloading steam wont open. the following comes when i try to start it. "Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler ...
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Steam requires additional packages, which will not install

When I start my Steam I get the following error message: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 When I accept, the following ...
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How can I limit or restrict access to an application?

My son received a new laptop this past christmas, primarily for usage at his new school... And now that he has his own laptop, he's stoked to have Steam installed. But the wife wants me to remove ...
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Possible Graphics Problem Playing Out Of Reach

Ok so im running ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to play a steam game and my system dose meet the minimum system requirement and I have no problem playing the game itself just some minor graphics problem. My ...
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Help installing Steam

When I try to open Steam I get the following message: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 [sudo] password for mattpugs08: I enter my ...
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Ubuntu Gnome VS Fedora Gnome (Workstation) [closed]

I am a new Linux user. I installed Ubuntu with Gnome desktop environment (I really do not like the Unity shell, looks so bad in my opinion). I like very much the Gnome, it looks more pro. I installed ...
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How can I load Steam Games on a usb drive simply? (novice user on crouton linux)

I am a new ubuntu user and have been using ubuntu trusty tahr with crouton on my acer c11 chromebook. I can only download Steam games directly to my hard drive (which is not too big) and cannot find ...
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Unknown files appear on desktop [on hold]

I was backing up my pictures and documents and stuff to my usb flash drive (32gb) then all these random files from waht i think are from steam if i delete them will they destroy steam?! where tf did ...
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Steam won't install on Ubuntu 15.10

I had Steam installed and working fine on Ubuntu 15.04 x64. I upgraded to 15.10, and Steam stopped working. Because Steam was having trouble with the mesa-dri:i386 drivers, I uninstalled Steam with ...
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after trying to get 64-bit KSP can no longer run steam

I followed this guide : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV-memeyQ4M and now I get this in the terminal when I run steam : Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Steam doesn't have permission to open web links

I am a new Linux user, running Xubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to open an update log from Steam in my default browser i.e. Chrome. Whenever I try to do so, I get the following error: Failed to execute ...
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Red Alert 3 with Steam on ubuntu 15.10

When I am trying to install Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 im getting this error: "Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is not available on your current platform." But I do have CounterStrike working on ...
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How do I change Steam's tray icon?

I can't find an option to change Steam's panel icon. It's alright if I'm using a dark theme but I'm using a light theme and it's almost the same color as my panel.
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Why isn't my steam working ? I'm new help

K guys I did some stuff with my steam still nothing , but now when i try to run steam it starts updating itself , now this would be ok but it fails to update , always. enter image description here
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Linux noob having problems on games freezing on Steam

I've heard of AMD drivers,I don't know if that's something that already comes with Linux(Ubuntu), I tried it, and I think that I'm probably doing it wrong it's not working. Every time I try to play a ...
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Error while installing Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to install Steam on my Ubuntu and am getting this error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for ...
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Steam will not open… (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) [Help?]

The Issue On my laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, I installed Steam, and it was working just fine, up until I rebooted my computer to try and fix something else. When I typed steam, it wouldn't ...
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Steam controller (outside of Steam)

I'm looking into getting a steam controller for my computer because I love playing classic games on emulators, and I dislike having to sync and resync my PS3 controller to the console and computer ...
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Can't Install Steam Games on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

This is the first time I've installed Linux on a pc, before this I've only experimented with live media. I have installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 next to Windows 10 and it seems to behave normally. Steam ...
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Error: 'Couldn't set up Steam data'

I try to install steam on my laptop but when I try to open the steam, there is a notice says that "Couldn't set up Steam data - please contact technical support". What should I do? Please help me what ...
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Xbox One controller not working on Ubuntu kernel 4.3.3

Before anything else, yes I have read most of the other threads on the site about Xbox One controllers. They have not helped. I have my Xbox One Controller on Ubuntu 14.04 with linux kernel 4.3.3 and ...
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How to install steam client?

i need some help. i just downloaded the steam client from the web and i cant open it because some software is missing the leyend says: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may ...
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Error while running Steam on 64-bit version (Ubuntu 15.10) [duplicate]

ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/steambootstrapper_english.txt". [2016-01-04 23:13:46] Startup - updater built Jun 16 2014 11:16:02 libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found ...
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How to completely delete Steam (Windows Version) from Ubuntu

Pretty new to Ubuntu so excuse the novice question, but I just deleted the Wine installed Steam from Ubuntu using #wine uninstaller on terminal, but the logos did not disappear, just want to check in ...
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Steam wont work on ubuntu 15.10 64bit

whenever i click the steam app it wont start and when i try from the terminal it says: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception ...
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Steam won't launch properly without terminal command

I noticed Steam wouldn't run when I installed it, shortly after installing ubuntu 15.10. So, I ran the command: LD_PRELOAD='/usr/$LIB/libstdc++.so.6' DISPLAY=:0 steam And it worked fine. It ...
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Help installing Steam: dependencies

When I try to install Steam the following message appears: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for ...
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Kerbal Space Program in Linux Does not Display Properly

I have played Kerbal Space Program on this exact same computer previously using an older version of Ubuntu with no problems. Now when I try to play, the game does not show backdrops. (Anything that ...
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SDD + HDD partition help

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 on a HDD and I recently bought a 120GB SSD. I'll make a clean install with / on the SSD, but I'm not sure if I should put /home on the SSD or the HDD. I'd like, ...
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Getting steam to work on 64bit ubuntu 14.04 on amd A4 5000

Hi folks I'm trying to get steam working on Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop is AMD A4 5000 4GB ram 500GB disk and 1GB radeon I was able to figure out how to get 1 of the required libraries working via Sudo ...
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After Ubuntu update steam is not seeing games

I have an Acer C720P Chromebook running Crouton, trusty 14.04.I believe after a recent OS update, Steam cannot find my games anymore. They still exist in harddrive, but steam cannot seem to find ...
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Sync files between folders and keep the latest version

I run 5 Source Dedicated Servers from the same Ubuntu box, and want to make it so the bans and admin lists sync across them all. The bans are stored in the banned_user.cfg and the admins are stored ...
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Can't get steam to install corectly

I'm new to Ubuntu and the Linux interface and possibly its really obvious but I cannot get steam to properly install. I go into the software center and install the version of Steam they have there. ...
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Why is “authentication” not working with my user login password?

I'm trying to install Steam. I've downloaded it then right click the folder and hit "Open with Software Center". When I attempt to install, it asks for a password to authenticate. So I typed in my ...
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Steam won't open

When I click on steam nothing happens. If I type steam in the terminal this comes up Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1450127196) libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or ...
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Missing Steam Packages

In Ubuntu 14.04, when I try to install steam via .deb file, it shows: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 Then it asks for my ...
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OpenGL GLX not using direct rendering. AMD proprietary drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, these are my specs: 8gb ram Intel® Core™ i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz × 3 Radeon r7 240 I installed the latest proprietary drivers from AMD using their guide to install ...
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Can not launch Steam games

I have found a few posts but there was no definite answer to any of them. I have lubuntu with a old dell XPS (specs will be below). My issue is that after spending 10 hours to get steam to actually ...
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Steam and OpenGl 4.1

When I heard Saints Row 4 is now compatible with SteamOS I had to jump right on it but when I finished installing and then tried to run the game, I got this error message. Does anyone know how I can ...
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15.10 64bit steam Xerror

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit running on my laptop and have the default open source drivers installed (the proprietary drivers break my system). When I try and run steam in the terminal I get the error: ...
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STEAM isnt starting >>

How can i fix this: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0) libGL error: unable to load driver: ...