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

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CS GO native opens then closes on black screen

Basically I've got Steam and CS:GO installed but when I try to open CS:GO it opens and then closes on the black screen back to my desktop. I've tried changing all Nvidia drivers from additional ...
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Japanese characters show as boxes in steam on playonlinux

I have installed steam through playonlinux however Japanese characters are showing as boxes. I am not Japanese and would rather the text be English so I understand it however it is incredibly annoying ...
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Steam Terminal Packages Not Loading

I'm loving that Steam now has 700+ games on Linux, and downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and am now really trying to switch to this as much as I can, away from Windows (except for a few games like League, Elite ...
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wine and DiRT 3

I wanted to play steam dirt 3 on wine and it says A manually patched version of wine is mandatory (Bug 33034 ) or the game will show the "Checking Content..." screen forever. I did the other bugs on ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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Issue when intalling steam with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bits [duplicate]

I have an issue when i try to install Steam for Ubuntu 14.04 TLS 64. Steam need to install more package to get full installed but it can't : Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Issue when loading steam and some games

So when i launch steam i keep getting the following error message: "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6

I have recently moved over from SteamOS which is Debian Wheazy. None of the other fixes have not worked, I tried getting steam both through Steam itself and the Ubuntu Center.
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How to install Nvidia Drivers

So I literally just installed ubuntu, but I just can't seem to find an answer that makes any sense and works for me. I have an Nvidia GTX 750Ti GPU, and I want to play some steam games. I am using ...
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Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
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Direct rendering disabled

Originally games lagged a lot so I found out I should switch my driver to one that wasn't open source. I did that through the additional drivers setting and I chose what I believe is the most ...
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PlayOnLinux via Steam fails badly! (3 of 3 failed)

Okay the following games did not work via steam but Steam worked... *DayZ (black box in corner then goes away!) *R.U.S.E. (stuck on loading screen!) *Unreal Tournament 3: Black Edition (logo apears ...
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Cities: Skyline fails to generate correct menu and freezes on exit

I just installed Cities Skylines on my linux os which includes a R7 260X Radeon graphics card. The game fails to launch with an appropriate menu screen as depicted in the screen shot provided. The ...
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CS:GO mini stutters

My pc: i7-4770k @3.5 GHz 16GB of RAM NVIDIA GTX 780 Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 I get steady 290+ FPS on Windows when playing CS:GO I've recently moved to Ubuntu since I don't have to use Adobe for work ...
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LibGL and other problems when launching Steam

I've tried so many things that I've seen around to fix Steam and it seems like I keep getting more and more errors... I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 64bit on a laptop with a NVidia Geforce 460M. So I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Centre - how can I choose which disk applications are installed on?

My boot drive is an SSD. I want to install games, including Steam, but others too to my second Drive. But the Software Centre presents no options, just installs straight to the boot drive. Can I make ...
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Garry's Mod Blue Loading Screen Crash [closed]

My Garry's Mod on Steam keeps crashing. When I click play it pops up with the blue screen with the Loading tag on the bottom right. It's not on full resolution but I don't know how to set it to full ...
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Error while installing steam [duplicate]

You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 this is the error i keep getting when trying to install steam on ubuntu 14.04
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When i run a game on Steam, i get a black screen, but my mouse still works

I'm trying to play No More Room In Hell. I'm using an Intel® Ivybridge Mobile graphics card, and the requirements for the game are nVidia GeForce 8 series or better. Running 14.04 LTS on a mid2012 ...
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Steam on Wine no text [duplicate]

When I launch Steam through Wine, no text is shown, just buttons. I am running Wine version 1.6. How do I fix this?
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Lag when trying to play CS:GO

Alrighty so, I've been playing Half-Life and Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu for a while with no problems, but after CS:GO went out of beta, I decided to run it and it has unbearable lag. I have everything ...
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error installing steam on ubuntu 14.04 fatal error loading steamui.so

When I try to install steam it crashes and provides an error message that says: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1 and after i press ok steam ...
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Trying to install Steam, had a problem. Keep getting unmet dependencies

Running 14.04 64-bit. I tried to fix the whole ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.1 thing by following some advice from "You are missing ...
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How to run steam on wine

So I recently installed steam on wine to play a windows game (Skyrim) Because you cannot play that game in Ubuntu everything installed perfectly fine except, no words or pictures are showing up I had ...
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CSGO, glitchy audio on Ubuntu Mint 17.1

I'm having some sound related issues in CSGO, every single other application works perfectly, except CSGO. It has a very glitchy audio, like if it played a part of the sound and cut to the next part. ...
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Can't change drive permission

I am new to Ubuntu I installed steam in this and I want to install DotA2 but I don't want to install in my 20 GB partition instead I want to install in my remaining 480 GB partition. The problem is ...
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Lub 14.04 Steam install - system locks up during “extracting package” - RESOLVED [duplicate]

AMD Phenom XII, NVidia GeF 210, 3G system RAM, HD usage is < 10%. Lub 14.04 is up to date. Problem occurs with Nvidia 310, 331, and Noveau driver. Steam install works fine. I dont see any errors in ...
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Error installing needed libraries for Steam

So I installed Steam from the steampowered.com download. Now that Steam's installed, when I try to run it I get the following: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Steam game does not use all available CPU power

When I quit a Steam game today I noticed on CPU Usage Monitor widget graph that it did not run on 100% CPU load which came as a surprise considering that simply scrolling askubuntu.com in Firefox uses ...
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Garrys Mod wont launch in ubuntu 14.04

I installed garrys mod and verified the game cache. The game opens for a few seconds then just closes
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Dependency problems installing steam

I'm having some dependency trouble trying to install steam on Ubuntu 14.04. I got the steam-launcher.deb-Package from http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb and installed it: ...
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Steam, Ubuntu, AMD, Driver [on hold]

i tried to get this one fixed a day or two. A week ago i finally upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 with the standard upgrade routine. After this all went wrong. When i tried so start steam it would ...
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games in ubutu are not running even with wine

i have installed wine. and direct x 9 redistributable as said in dedoimedo. But even now am not able to open COD4 modern warfare. It shows direct x error. How can i open games i Ubuntu? Suggest any ...
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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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How to play games using a bluetooth gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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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 ...