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

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Laptop shutting down when trying to run Portal from Steam

My laptops shuts down a minute or two into the game when I try to run Portal from the native steam client. I have Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel version 3.11) with Nvidia GT 335M graphics card (Nvidia driver ...
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Steam will not start, new install [on hold]

When I try and start STEAM after a fresh install of 12.04, all updated. I get the following. Running Steam on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception ...
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Installing games with Steam on a NTFS partition in Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Is it possible to install games with Steam to a NTFS partition from an Ubuntu 14.04?
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Steam incorrect password message

I am trying to run Steam, however when it asks for my password, no matter what, I get an incorrect password message. I even tried resetting my password, and that did nothing.
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Steam crashes on run

Alright so this is rather odd, for some reason whenever I run Steam it gets to the update pop-up then crashes. I'm running 12.04 32bit on my Dell Latitude ATG D620 and what I find odd is on my PC I ...
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Terraria Fails on startup

I am running: wine 1.6.1 Ubuntu 13.10. I installed a clean 32 bit .wine prefix, with wine set to act as Win 7 (I have tried xp as well). Then installed xna40 (XNA Framework 4.0) and dotnet40 (MS.NET ...
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missing libc.so.6 file? [closed]

re: Missing /lib/libc.so.6 I'm having the same problem as the original poster, when I run a program its giving me a window with; "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not ...
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Dota 2 Crashes Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I hope you can help me with this one: I am using Ubuntu 13.10 for about 2 Months. I had no problems before, but I decided to add some RAM and buy a new CPU Cooler. SO everything went fine until ...
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Problems with steam after playing games

I have a problem with my steam client here.I open steam and play a few hours of Dota2, but after I'm done.. it takes more than 5 minutes to close and slows down my overall system performance. Is there ...
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GPU won't use all Dedicated Video RAM [closed]

I couldn't find anything that answered my question so I made a new account just to ask this question. I have a Radeon HD 6450 card. I know my card has at least 512MB dedicated RAM [ ...
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Install garrysmod on flash drive running ubuntu

I have set up a 16gb flash drive with ubuntu on it, i have installed steam but when i go to install gmod it says that i only have 1705mb of memory. is this storage space coming from the usb stick or ...
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WIndow steam games not working

I installed steam through playonlinux(and installed wine) I opened up steam, downloaded Hawken, and tried running it. A little window will pop up saying "preparing to launch hawken" Then it'll close ...
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I can't run steam and I think my nvidia driver is the problem

I have read many, many posts and guides about how to do this, and I am just getting frustrated. I've reinstalled the xubuntu 12.04 half a dozen times. What I would like to do is play games with steam. ...
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Steam does not start after install in 13.10

I have installed steam on my Laptop running 13.10, When I click on steam icon, it wont launch,So I have given "steam" command in terminal.Following is the output Running Steam on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit ...
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How to Uninstall Counter Strike Source and Steam on ubuntu 13.10?

I have installed Steam and then I installed Counter Strike source from Steam. But now I'm not able to figure out how to uninstall Counter Strike Source. I can't find it on package manager or Software ...
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Making Bublebee NOT work

I have laptop with Optimus, and with Bumblebee properly installed. I want to play Dota 2 and my Nvidia card apparently hates it, to the point of no repair. I tried everything I managed to find, even ...
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Laptop shuts down immediately upon starting game from Steam

I have just reformatted Ubuntu, and have updated the drivers. Games from Steam crash and the computer shuts down immediately upon loading or starting the game. This happens both on Windows 7 and ...
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Steam forgets where game directory is on second HDD

I installed steam onto my SSD, but of course that can't hold very many games so I setup a second steam directory on my HDD. However every single time a I restart my computer steam shows all my games ...
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Steam on ubuntu 14.04 Error. Can't isntall Steam [closed]

It displays a dependency error after I tried to install it on 14.04. This is a fresh install and I have tried to install from both the valve website and the ubuntu software centre. It fails in either ...
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Unable to access auto-mounted partition from Steam

Before I start, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, I have all the latest updates (including the latest Steam Beta Client). Using the Steam client I have been unable to install or run games from another ...
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Steam launch error

when i try to download steam with ubuntu on my samsung arm it tells me: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 along with: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 and E: ...
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Opengl error, open glx steam, help!

I have looked absolutely everywhere tried many things, honestly I think I'm going to just reinstall ubuntu. So get this error when I open steam: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, ...
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How to install mods for Skyrim on Playonlinux? [closed]

I was successful last night running Playonlinux and installing steam and accessing my game account with my already purchased skyrim game. I am almost finished installing Skyrim. I am do not know how ...
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How to mark a USB Drive with execute permissions [duplicate]

I keep trying to install Garry's Mod onto my USB, but steam keeps saying "new steam library folder must be mounted on a file-system with execute permissions." can someone please explain to me how to ...
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How to start games in Steam running on Wine?

I understand that not all games will be compatible with Wine, but how do I start a game in Steam while running Steam on wine? Do i just press play?
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Launch Steam games without a X Desktop running

I'm using the first, accepted answer to this question to have Steam as an Environment on Login. Steam itself works fine, but when I attempt to start a game, the screen turns black and I have to ...
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How can I reinstall steam on Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I just installed fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04 and yes, i know - that is not final version. But everything works fine except of steam. During first installation installer crashed so I tried to start it ...
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why can't I get steam on Ubuntu [duplicate]

So I have an acer c7 chromebook and I have chrubuntu 13.10 I think and its 64 bit and I installed steam from the software center but when I open it up it tell me I have to install a package and when I ...
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Steam doesn't start - Segmentation faults

[SOLVED] I managed to fix the issue by uninstalling the proprietary AMD drivers, rebooting, starting Steam letting it update, reinstalling AMD drivers, reboot. It seems to be working and I can now ...
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How do I install Steam on my ubuntu? [duplicate]

my PC installed Ubuntu12.04x86-64 but steam only for the 32bit, what should I do to run steam on my machine?
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Has anyone gotten Steam games to work with AMD and 13.10 Saucy Salamander?

Running Saucy Salamander 13.10 64-bit. Installed steam via Ubuntu Software Center. On installing, Steam warns: OpenGl not using Direct render, and links here (unhelpful) ...
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Ace of Spades - Cant change weapons

Please help me with a problem. I have installed xubuntu with playonlinux. The virtual drive of Playonlinux I installed steam, directx9- 11 ,.Net 1.1-4.0, vc++, xinput and other libraries . The game ...
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

Sup community! I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam got invited to the game streaming beta! So i went all out and setup gigabit switches all around my network (its huge), it works ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + Steam

I just recently upgraded to 13.04 from 13.10 on x64. Since the upgrade, downloads on steam have been incredibly slow and slow down all other processes. It's not my network connection as other ...
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Play on Linux, Steam Games

I have installed PoL and I have also installed Steam. I want to use the Windows client rather than the Linux client because I doubt very much the games I have will be available on Linux client yet. ...
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Install steam game with wine? [duplicate]

today I installed Wine and Steam and my question is, how do I install games from steam to Ubuntu and play them? Thanks for your help!
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Steam not letting me make new folders

I'm trying to make a folder on my data drive for my steam games and I keep getting this "New Steam library must be on a file system mounted with execute permissions"
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Why do games in Windows have better FPS than in Ubuntu?

When I had Windows 7 on my Samsung R870 (Intel i3 and nvidia GeForce GT 330M), games like Team Fortress 2 (via Steam) ran really smoothly, but when I downloaded and installed Ubuntu and Ubuntu studio, ...
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Steam Games not as smooth as they should

i'm new in this Ubuntu world. I'm trying out ubuntu 13.10, and my goal is to customize it as far as i'm comfortable with. But now i'm at a breaking point: I'm a gamer, and i really want ubuntu to ...
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Why do my Steam games not Accelerate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 on my old Toshiba Satellite L505D-GS6000. From what I remember, this computer performed pretty fairly on the same game (Garry's Mod) in Windows. ...
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libGL error: Couldn't dlopen libudev.so.1 or libudev.so.0, driver detection may be broken

Terminal output: felix@felix-ubuntu:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0_client) libGL ...
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Steam not starting in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit

I tried almost everything I could find online but steam still doesn't start. I installed steam on Mint 16 and it worked perfectly. But I like Ubuntu better so I hope there is a way to fix that. ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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Will Steam work as good in other desktop flavors as it runs on Ubuntu?

It's great news that Steam supports Linux, and will surely help with gaming on Linux. I've heard that Ubuntu is the distro that Steam officially supports, so it follows that you'd have the best Steam ...
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Internet does not connect to anything other than skype and steam chat

My internet has been unable to connect to anything other than the skype chat system as well as the steam chat. Any connections through chrome return: Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED I've ...
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How do I install steam off a thumb drive

I have steam on a thumb drive and tried to find the installer but the location is unknown. I copied the files from Windows and I can see the files but not the installer.
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Steam fails to launch. Can't identify problem or solution

Been searching through Linux and Steam forums for a solution to the problem of Steam not starting. It seems like many others are experiencing similar if not identical problems, but I can't seem to ...
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Steam opengl glx context is not using direct rendering

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 with the latest Nvidia drivers installed. However, when I run steam I am presented with the following message: steam opengl glx context is not using direct ...
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Is Intel Celeron 1019y supports Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3d accelerating)?

Does Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS supports Intel Celeron 1019y? On intel's sitee defines Intel HD Graphics, on partners's sites specifieds Intel GMA HD. I have a bad user experience with Intel GMA HD and ...
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...