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

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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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Steam does not connect to network

Full disclaimer: I am running SalenOS, which is an Ubuntu 14.04 derivative, but not vanilla Ubuntu. I don't have some things like the Ubuntu GUI Package Manager. When I try connecting to Steam, it ...
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Steam needs to install these additional packages

Hi i have annoying problem with steam in ubuntu. After running steam it showed me that error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, ...
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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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Need help launching rocket league through playonlinux [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is fine through opening PlayonLinux, Steam, and Rocket League. I'm also running xboxdrv trying to get controller support. The controller is recognized fine and I ...
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Terminal asks for password but does not let me enter anything (15.04)

Whenever I try to open steam or some other programs, it opens the terminal and asks for my password, but when I try to enter it, it does not type anything and pressing enter just says sorry, try ...
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Wine Steam Error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function x3daudio1_7.dll.X3DAudioInitialize called in 32-bit code (0x7b83ba4e)

I am trying to implement a patch fix for the addressed error in the title. I found the following wine-git patch that was said to address the issue: ...
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Steam: The game The Settlers won't launch

Whenever I launch the game "The Settler" via Steam and then press play, a white thing is shown for a very short while and then nothing happens. Does anyone else have the same problem and somehow ...
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Cant change permissions for others and groups

I recently bought a usb drive (sandisk cruzer 32 gig) and am trying to use it on ubuntu 12.04 LTS linux to play and download steam games on it. Everytime i try to create a new steam folder with the ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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Steam needs to be online to update [closed]

Every time I lanch steam I get this measage; Fatal Error: Steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your network connection and try again. I'm connected through wifi. ubuntu 14.10 on a ...
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Steam Games Fail to Properly Launch [on hold]

I am Running Makulu xfce (basically ubuntu 14.04) and I have Installed steam and downloaded two Linux games, Terraria and Little Inferno. However upon launching either of these games, the window will ...
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software center “install” buttons greyed out

Running ubuntu 14.10 with software center 13.10 on my laptop. All the install buttons are greyed out. When I try to install stuff with apt-get I get the following error measage; ...
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Steam white bars

I have this issue with steam. When I open it, it opens normally but pretty much all of the text is white bars. I tried installing it again, tried using windows version with wine but none of these does ...
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Selecting storage device question [closed]

I installed ubuntu on a usb. I installed ubuntu while keeping Windows however. I was wondering how to switch storage devices as it says I only have 85 mb left and im trying to downloading steam along ...
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How can I play a game I already have with PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed PlayOnLinux on my PC, and was wondering if I could play the copy of Skyrim on my Steam account from PlayOnLinux without installing a new copy, as it only seems to allow. Is there ...
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Unable to install Steam in 14.04.03 (dependency problem?) [updated]( This should also help with issues in 15.04)

Just got my new computer and installed 14.04.03. No errors during install. Nvidia video card with prop. drivers (geforce gts 970- version 346 and 352 of drivers tried) After installing ...
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CS:GO low fps / Stuttering / Graphic card driver problems

At the beginning I can say, I'm new to Linux systems. Few days ago I installed kubuntu 14.04. I tried to install drivers by driver manager. On X.org drivers i saw, the window dragging and animations ...
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Endless scrolling in Steam game (Bastion)

Only in Ubuntu (14.04), I get endless scrolling in the menus of Bastion, which I am playing through steam. Any way to solve this? It is not a continuous problem, and was temporarily solved when I ...
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Steam download speed drops off a cliff and then stops

The basic problem: When updating a game through Steam, I get an initial spike of network activity, then the download stops. As displayed by Steam, the speed tapers off: When looking at the actual ...
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PPA directory, Steam, Dota 2

I have a graphics problem on Dota 2, the characters and the wood are transparent. When I'm starting steam I am adviced to install ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates However, when I type that in Terminal I ...
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steam has installed, but will now not open

When I try to run steam from the terminal i get this output: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Can't run GeForce_Experience_v2.5.12.11.exe

I installed Ubuntu today and I want to install GeForce Experience to my computer and I tried to run it with Wine but it wouldn't work. I also tried to install Steam with it to get Windows version of ...
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Can not install steam: E: Unable to locate package

I've ran update and upgrade and are working fine. But when I try sudo apt-get install steam all i get is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Error installing Steam on 14.04.03 (missing 32-bit libraries)

I have the Steam Launcher installed (installed via Software Center), when double-clicking the launcher the following is executed in the command window: Steam needs to install these additional ...
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Dota 2 lags on nVidia 650 ti

I am a Windows user who is trying to switch to Linux completely. The only problem left for me is make Dota 2 run smoothly. At first Dota lagged a lot but then I installed drivers for my video card ...
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Installing software into computer using liveUSB (but not into liveUSB)

I'll be honest with you. My goal is to install Steam into work computer for which I do not have root access, however have physical access. I do not want to change root password(unless it would be ...
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Steam ubuntu driver error

when i want to start steam using terminal, it displays: pcadmin@HP:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Steam will not run games (OpenGL Error)

Every time I go to play a game on Steam it won't run, and gives me this error: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! either your video card is unsupported, or OpenGL driver needs to ...
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Automatically add Steam games and desktop icons to GNOME activities?

In Ubuntu GNOME, Steam does not automatically add shortcuts to installed games in the GNOME Activities menu. I'm aware I can use a program like alacarte to manually add them, but that's one at a time. ...
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32bit library dependency problem

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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Steam big-picture mode has no keyboard input

So I recently stumbled upon this answer here. That seems really awesome to be able to launch steam as a standalone session. So I followed all of the steps in the answer: Just copy the steam.desktop ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an Athlon II X4 631 with 4GB DDR3 and a GTX 285. I've tried all the solutions listed in various different forums including here and none of them seem to work. The ...
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I'm new to Ubuntu. Am I doing something wrong wrong with steam?

$ 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 driver: nouveau_dri.so ...
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Software Centre won't open nor will Ubuntu update [duplicate]

I am unable to open Software Centre. When I do try to open it the window opens for a couple of minutes and then closes. When I attept to run in terminal I get this message: 2015-08-01 21:40:27,619 - ...
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I need help running tf2 can someone help?

When trying to launch team fortress 2 I am faced with this, "Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your OpenGL needs to be updated. I was ...
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I'm having trouble starting steam, could someone help?

When i try to load steam i end up with the error, "You are missing the following 32- bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libgl.so.1" It also says that steam needs to install these additional ...
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Giving limited Sudo privilege to a user

I've heard it can be done but have found no documentation on it. Specifically I want to give someone the ability to use their password as sudo for a steam application.
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Steam doesn't start. LibGL error

Steam doesn't launch... trying to run it from the icon doesn't do anything, no errors, nothing. Trying to launch from the terminal and I get this: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit ...
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Steam requires execute permissions

I've got Steam installed on my Ubuntu 14.04. system, and it has worked so far. But now, when I start Steam, my installed games appear to be not installed, and when I click on 'Install', it says that I ...
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Steam client HDD memory problem

Today, as I was playing Robocraft via Steam Client, I got dissconected from the server a few times. After the 3rd dissconection, as I lunched the game again, it required to be installed, as it never ...
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Why do I keep on losing permissions on my secondary hard drive? [duplicate]

My large secondary HDD that I use for storing all my steam games has once again up and decided that it needs to be it's own person again and I no longer have execute permissions for it. so all my ...
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steam error : do not have enough disk space available to run this game please free up some disk space and try again

I have installed steam but a message appears Steam Error : "You do not have enough disk space available to run this game. Please free up some disk space and try again" whereas my hard drive its ...
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Can't install Dota on steam

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm unable to install DOTA2 on steam. I have a game backup which I'm unable to load because I get this screen. Please help!!
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How to install Steam games to an external hard drive?

I have been trying for several days now to install Steam games to my 500gb external hard drive. I used this tutorial (taking ownership, fstab, etc) and annoyingly, it didn't work. I got this message ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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HTML in package list from Steam

This error suddenly popped up on my Linux Mint 17.1 install: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Steam hash sum mismatch and invalid file format errors

I have Steam Beta installed, and when I just ran: sudo apt-get update I got the following output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com vivid ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...