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

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How do I open Wine again!

Sigh...so this might be a stupid question. I'm learning my way around Ubuntu (been bottle feed on windows my whole life). I figured out how to install wine, then steam, then installed Skyrim. This ...
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Can't Launch Steam No Errors In terminal (Ubuntu 1.404)

I am suddenly unable to launch steam or any steam titles in Ubuntu 14.04. If I try to launch from the console I get > Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled > ...
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Dota 2 Reborn Beta Not Working

I use Version 15.04 Ubuntu. I have no problems wıth usage of Dota 2 but Dota 2 Reborn. It crashes after I see its logo on screen. The game's logs are in the below Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Additional mouse buttons (4 and 5) not working when using Steam, but function in Unity?

I am trying to figure out a problem with my Mouse buttons. When playing games under Steam I am unable to map buttons 4 and 5 of my Logitech G5 mouse for use in the game. These buttons work fine under ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Dota 2 Reborn Beta Not Working

I use Version 15.04 Ubuntu. I have no problems wıth usage of Dota 2 but Dota 2 Reborn. It crashes after I see its logo on screen. The game's logs are in the below Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
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Cant change file permissions for External Drive- Steam Related

I use Chrubuntu and I have a extremely small amount off space on my computer I want to download steam but dont have enough space for my games. I heard you could download games onto a External Drive so ...
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Going to re-install ubuntu, how to backup my steam

My Ubuntu is now a mess.. after I switch my graphic card driver to fglrx (I don't really understand what is it) its really mess my whole computer, so i need to re-install my Ubuntu.. therefore, I need ...
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server cs1.6 vps amazon ubuntu dont work

I have a problem with my amazon Ubuntu VPS. I tried to open cs1.6 server. I opened a port 27015 :iptables -I INPUT -p udp --dport 27015 -j ACCEPT and it's done. I put this command in putty : ...
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How do I install Steam after this error? Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to get steam on my Chromebook has been a real headache. When I double click the Steam Icon Package Installer opens and says: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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ubuntu on steam help!

Hi i am very new to ubuntu but am getting the hang of it. I need steam for my gaming needs but whenever i type (sudo apt-get install steam -y) it says something like this: package (steam) you have ...
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How can I start Steam with a cron job?

How can I start Steam using a cron job? I've tried just putting steam in cron, but it does not work. I've tried some odd stuff that I don't understand like DISPLAY=:0.0 steam %U but that does not ...
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14.04 — Rock Candy XBox 360 controller not detected

I just switched from a lifetime of using Windows to Ubuntu. Wiped out my entire computer and made a linux-only computer (to force myself to learn). So far, Ubuntu is a lot of fun and very ...
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Steam not working with open source drivers

I have been on quite the odyssey trying to get steam to work. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and the linux 4.0.5 kernel. System specs: Intel haswell quad core CPU AMD Radeon 7870 Graphics Samsung 850 EVO ...
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mounting drive for steam library

i wanted to create a new library on steam on a different drive i mounted the drive ,i took ownersip of the mount folder .i have gained permission for that folder too its supposed to be an rwx now. ...
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Can't remove steam

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install steam from the .deb from the steam website (steam_latest.deb) and this didn't work; I installed later with apt-get install steam (along with the 32 ...
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I am trying to install Steam on ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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[14.10]Blinking 2D elements in games with Intel HD Graphics

I'm using the open source drivers (I guess it's Nouveau), even though I tried the proprietary one. The GPU is an Intel 4000 HD Graphics. On games (primarily Steam ones), some 2D elements such as HUD ...
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[14.10]Garbled/Glitched sound on some Steam games

On particular games (such as Prison Architect, Kung Fury Street Rage, Besiege), at random interval the sound is glitched, transforming into "pixel-like" garbled sound. I've looked into tsched=0 for ...
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Can I get Directx 10/11 working on Ubuntu 14.04 or higher?

I have been searching the internet for a while now looking for a way to install and get directx 10/11 working in Ubuntu so that I can play games that need directx 10/11, like Just Cause 2, and a lot ...
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[14.10]Some Steam games won't startup, gameoverlayrenderer.so error

I'm using an Intel HD Graphics card. Since some days, for an unknown reason, some Steam games won't start up, including Half-Life and Garry's Mod. Here's the shell output with Half-Life : Game ...
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libGL error: for steam

I am trying to install steam after installing 15.04. When It should be installed the icon shows in my applications, but wont launch when i click on it. I entered steam< in the terminal, and ...
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Problem with Controller from a local manufactor on 15.04

This is similar to my Wireless Controller from a local manufacturer which you never heard off. It is PlayStation 2 styled, but it works only on a computer. Here I got the adapter working correctly. ...
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Steam won't run ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6

Steam worked perfectly until a few weeks ago. After an upgrade whenever I want to run steam I get this error: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Error: You ...
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“Program Error” every time I start up DB:XV through Wine

I have recently purchased Dragon Ball: Xenoverse through Steam, and I also started it through Steam in Winetricks' wineprefix. However, whenever I try to start it up, the screen freezes and and ...
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Dark Souls crashes on launch under PlayOnLinux Wine

After a fair amount of trial and error, I've managed to create a shortcut on my desktop that runs Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition through Steam, through Wine, and edited it to run through primus, ...
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No desktop GUI after broken package repair

So this problem all started when I clicked on a YouTube link from steam. It opened in chromium and muted all my system audio. I restarted and when I opened the pulse GUI none of my microphones or ...
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Steam not launching on 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 yesterday (had w7 before), and tryed to install steam (first i tryed from steamcommunity.com, and later uninstalled and tryed to install from terminal), but for some reason it ...
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Random Source Games Stop Working After Kernel Update

I am a noob of Xubuntu (and Linux) for 2 months, and I have been relying on my brother who is a fluent user of Linux. I have downloaded and installed the latest kernel update, ...
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I can't run Steam on my Ubuntu 15.04

I have a problem with Steam on my Ubuntu 15.04 machine, when I want to run Steam I got this message from terminal steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Alice Madness Returns freezes without warnings

Alright, I have looked up everything for this game and the result is always the same, the game opens and the loading screen shows the swinging key until it freezes, there is no loading text just the ...
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Installation Fail: Steam

Tried to install steam and the terminal keeps throwing up this password confirmation. I type in the password I set and it starts "..............." then ends with" The following packages have unmet ...
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Steam won't launch my games…Ubuntu 15.04 x64

After I press Play for War thunder this is what I get in the terminal. WarThunder Updater version 1.0.7 Looking for a new version... Checking game version... Checking files... 100% Running ...
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Why can't I download Steam?

I recently started gaming on my Ubuntu laptop and made a Steam account. I went to the Ubuntu Software Center and tried to download the Steam application. But the problem is, it won't let me download. ...
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Several unmet dependencies

I have recently tried downloading steam from the Ubuntu Software Centre but when I try to launch the program I got the bellow error message. Also my results when trying to install are this when it ...
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Error in installing Steam on ubuntu 15.04

agung@agung-K43SJ:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0) libGL error: unable to load ...
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Steam stopped working with US 15.04

I checked all the other Q's. Didn't come close to working.. I've recently installed VV and when I got to steam, it never open(s)ed. I looked around the files of steam looking for something and opened ...
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how to get steam to install on exagear desktop chromebook

I'm having hard times with this one does anyone know how to fix this i gives me this error libc.so.6 and the 3 missing packages (libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386) some help
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missing libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 how do install ubuntu 12.04

Does anyone know how to install these packages for steam libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 without it saying that it was unable to locate the packages?
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Launching csgo via steam with optirun or primusrun?

I've gotten optirun and primusrun to work with glxgears and also with launching Counter-Strike: Global Offensive(csgo) straight from the executable file: ...
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Please help with getting Steam to run on Ubuntu

I am trying to get Steam running, but I keep getting this error in the terminal. Can someone please help me? The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 : Depends: ...
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Steam is incapable of setting up data on Ubuntu 14.04

Hello I use the Ubuntu Software Center version of steam and for some time I haven't been able to open it up, when I attempt to open it with it's icon the message says Couldn't set up Steam data - ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies (steam)

When I try to open Steam, this appears in the terminal (i'm new to Linux): Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password ...
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Will my Steam play be available on Linux?

So right now I have Steam on Windows 8.1. I already looked it up and apparently Steam actually is available for Ubuntu. I am planning on dual booting Ubuntu but to make things easier I will just put ...
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New to UBUNTU, problems installing steam

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty firefox Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, ...
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I just downloaded steam and im getting an error that says ''You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1''

Yeah like i said in the title it brings up the terminal that is installing the plugin then it fails to download them. Then it closes. Next it brings up ''You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Ubuntu Steam Client Not Reponding

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 system. I installed the ubuntu steam client from the steam store. After a recent system update, the steam-launcher stopped working, i.e. It hangs after opening the steam ...
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how to install libGL files

I was just wondering what just wondering what command I would use in front or behind a file name to install (I am very new to Linux and nothing seems to work for me, not even steam).
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Steam: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

I have the fgxrl driver(gfx: Radeon HD7950, 3GB), yet steam provides me this error every time on startup after I installed it. What is the fix? Do I need to purge both steam and fxgrl, then install ...
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How to I get steam to run, on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1431729692) Installing breakpad exception handler for ...