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

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Sid Meier's Civ 5 Wont launch

Whenever I try to launch Civ 5 it shows the launch dialogue box and just closes. I'm fairly new to linux so anything at all will help I'm running Ubuntu 14.10
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Ubuntu 14.04 Steam font issue

I had recently installed a fresh copy of trusty and are going to use steam again. Installation was done easy, steam starts up fine but the result looks like steam is missing some fonts... I thought ...
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Graphics Card Help Steam Ubuntu 14.10

I've built my own computer from scratch (http://pcpartpicker.com/p/8jCWmG) and have installed 32 bit Ubuntu 14.10 on it. Everything's up and running but now I want to install some games on it; when I ...
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Steam launches, but window is unusable

My Steam installation has suddenly stopped working. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Steam a few months back, have played and downloaded several games, and everything has always worked fine. I ...
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Steam stopped working

I rebooted my computer because I had some problems. After rebooting, I tried opening Steam, but when I did, the screen went black and looked like the terminal screen and then returned me to the login ...
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Steam dependencies can't be installed [duplicate]

I found a few questions that were similar to this but none of them were enough like my particular case to be of any use. Whenever I open Steam, a terminal opens up: Steam needs to install these ...
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Steam needs to install these additional packages

I try to install steam, and it is given me huge headics. If I click the steam icon it opens the terminal with the following message: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Install wine Steam games not on main folder

I'd like to have a full guide as to how to make this possible. right now I'm not being allowed by wine to select any folder nor to create any folder. ...
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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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[solved]steam installation error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Steam shows an installation error while installing from the .deb package also from Ubuntu software center. error : Couldn't set up the Steam Runtime. Are you running low on disk space? Continuing... ...
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play Dota 2(Steam game) on ubuntu with the previous downloaded data on linux?

I searched and there was many question about this but none of them was exactly what i needed my question is can whether i play dota2 on steam whithout having to download dota2 again or having to use ...
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How to change which graphics card a program uses?

I recently installed Steam to run Rust on my Ubuntu 14.04. The game, even at the lowest graphics settings possible, lags incredibly hard, to the point where the game is unplayable. I have two ...
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Using USB stick to save and access steam games [duplicate]

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I have just installed it like 10 minutes ago to replace Chrome OS. I do not know any commands currently or how to explore any Linux system to be exact. My question is; is ...
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Steam Install Error on 14.04 Ubuntu 64bit

I have tried some of the solutions posted elsewhere in the support forum, one seemed like it worked but after a steam update i found myself back at square one I am a new Linux user and am already at ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...
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Terrible performance in Dota 2 with Intel HD Graphics 4400 (i7-4600U)

I tried to play Dota 2 (installed via steam) on ubuntu 14.04. As it was not playable (very low frame rate ~3 fps, even with the lowest graphical settings ~8 fps) I supposed the graphic drivers were ...
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Making HDD Executable

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have experienced much grief in these last weeks as I have tried to download steam and play games on my computer. Steam downloadeds on my ssd and runs fine, but I would ...
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Window fullscreen mode in unity. Problem with steam games in windowed mode

I don't understand how fullscreen window mode (that hides system top bar) works in unity (14.10). Some apps (firefox, terminal, chrome) use F11 shortcut to go fullscreen and it works perfectly. But it ...
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Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue?

Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue? Output of lcpsi -v "00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31/P35/P31 Express DRAM Controller (rev 02) ...
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Cannot Uninstall Steam [duplicate]

How do I unistall steam? sudo apt-get remove steam returns Package 'steam:i386' is not installed, so not removed This response seems odd because this is a 64 bit system and I steam runs fine when I ...
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removed stuff and steam won't work anymore

I was running into some issues running steam in ubuntu 14.10 and people on the internet suggested to remove some stuff in order to resolve my issue.. So I ran this little gem over here: rm -rf ...
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Recording 32-Bit Applications on a 64-Bit System with GLC

I'm stumped. Or I'm stupid. Let's go with the second one. I installed GLC, the game recorder, on my 64-Bit Ubuntu 14.04 hoping to record games like CSGO and other source games on Ubuntu like I did ...
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Installing Steam games to SD card uninstall at shut down

I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to run steam games from my SD card on Unity. I have a 32 Gigabyte SD card and I was able to install all of my games onto it. But when I shut down my computer, all of my ...
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Cannot install steam Ubuntu 14.10

I cannot install a steam on ubuntu 14.10. I haven`t had this problem before. Selecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 218661 files and directories currently ...
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[Solved, sadly]Can't install steam on ubuntu, i'm on a chromebook

I installed Ubuntu on my chromebook with sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r trusty -t kde I thought that all was good in the world, but when I install steam from their website, run it through the ...
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Monitor problems, I need help [duplicate]

I recently changed my resolution. I'm using a small Polaroid flat screen. The screen started flickering in a purple color, and now I can't get on my account. So, I'm in safe mode. Any way I can ...
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ELEFCLASS error steam radeon card

i have problem whit my steam i have a x86_x64 kernel 3.16.7.4-1 an my CSS CounterStrike Source dont start i have also try Sanctum 2 works very good for me sorry for my bad english i know its not the ...
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How to give execute permissions to an external hard drive

I just bought a 1 TB My Passport external hard drive an I am trying to run steam games off of it. When I try to download games there it says the folder must be in a drive with execute permissions. I ...
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Steam works, but refuses to launch games

Steam will launch and run properly, allowing me to download games and such. But upon trying to launch a game nothing will happen. No loading, no popup from steam. Nothing.
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Steam gives error on startup, serveral games don't run

on ubuntu 14.04 when starting steam I get the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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Play on Linux Audio Problem 14.04

For recording gameplay I use simple screen recorder and for audio I use jack and pulseaudio. My steam games default to my headset but to record I need it to go to jack sink. But when I go into Pulse ...
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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 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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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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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 ...