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

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Does Steam install games to the / (root) partition? [duplicate]

As far as I know, Steam (and pretty much every other application) is installed to the "/" partition. If that's the case, why is such a small "/" partition recommended? Couldn't one or two Steam ...
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steam not working in lubuntu [on hold]

Hai fellow penguins I just installed lubuntu but for whatever reason steam games wont run. do i have to manually install the drivers and if so what do i have to install. thnx in advanced. the ...
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Steam client GUI rendering glitch (flickering, weird overlay). Also affects Strife game

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook 2,1 with 4gb RAM (about 3gb usable). All other games run fine, but the Steam client itself renders all wonky, and Strife has the same problem as Steam. Links ...
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Steam error missing libGL.so.1

when downloading steam to my amd64 bit ubuntu pc i get the error-you are missing the following 32-bit libraries and steam may not run: libGL.so.1 any fixes would be much appreciated
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how do i get steam to work with my 64 bit amd computer with error

when i try to launch steam a message pops up- you are missing the following 32-bit libraries,and steam may not run: libic.so.6 I tried a get apt-update but the message still pops up anybody know how ...
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From within Steam, how can I automatically disable the HUD hotkey upon a game's launch, and reenable it upon that game closing?

I've looked at this question but there's nothing automatic about it, I'm not trying to open a GUI and fiddle with settings everytime I start and stop playing a game. In Steam, it's possible to edit ...
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OpenGL Steam error

Ok, running 14.04 64x with a R9 280x. When I open steam I get this "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems." Tried purging and reinstalling the ...
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Logitech F310 Controller isn't mapping correctly

It's not that it's being recognised, when I run lsusb I get the following output$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus ...
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How to install a Steam game on PlayOnLinux?

I'm quite new to PlayOnLinux so I got really confused as I tried to install some of my Steam games. I'm using the newest version of this program. I installed Steam by selecting it from the ...
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How can I set up a persistent /home for a Live USB? [duplicate]

I've got a 120GB USB 3.0 SSD and I would like to configure it as a Live USB with as much persistence as possible with regards to updates and also storing Steam games and misc system configurations. ...
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How to make steam use alsa with plugins on a x64 ubuntu?

I have disabled pulseaudio, I'm using alsa only with 2 plugins and of course there is Steam. The problem is Steam can't use alsa. The error seems to be: ALSA lib ...
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Can't bug report steam on Ubuntu 15.04

I did a ubuntu-bug steam (can't do ubuntu bug -w because steam won't start) and I get the following message: The problem cannot be reported: The report belongs to a package that is not installed. ...
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Using IPEGA bluetooth gamepad with STEAM @ LINUX

I have successfuly paired gamepad IPEGA PG-9025 (bluetooth) with my notebook (UBUNTU 14.10) IPEGA PG-9025 can handle 4 diferent device modes when pairing, but only one makes sense for STEAM gaming - ...
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steam missing libgl.so.1

I've tried so many things on so many forums and just can't get this to work. When I try to start steam it gives me the missing libGL.so.1 error then says "can't load steam ui". Running Ubuntu 14.04 64 ...
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steam, game functionality issues

so i switched to ubuntu from windows today, and im running into issues, which my google-fu isnt at a high enough level to solve. at my first install attempt through the software center the terminal ...
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Steam not responsive in browser (Wine)

When I open up Steam through Wine, it becomes unresponsive and only partially loads the page in Store, Community and "User". But, I can access Library and click on things in it. Screenshot of what is ...
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Steam showing “No Connection” (Wine)

I installed Steam using Wine and when I try to access the marketplace and it fails to connect and says "No Connection" at the bottom, even though I am connected through a wire. I don't have enough ...
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Half-Life 1 menus not appearing (Linux Version)

This is not the wine version of the game, it is through the linux version of steam. Whenever I load up the original Half-Life game I do not get any menus. I have tried using -soft as a Launch Option ...
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Steam games in usr/bin

I use /./usr/bin/applicationname to launch programs using terminal, but steam games (or steam) doesn't show up in it, although I can put a steam game in my favorite applications list. Is there any way ...
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Steam won't start Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and steam launches into this! (I have required this through running the steam command in the terminal. Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is ...
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STEAM games crashes on LENOVO Z50 70 with DUAL GRAPHICS (intel+nvidia)

Problem Lot of steam games doesnt work at all on my notebook or simply crashes. Propably graphics driver problem ... thank you for any advice. Note 1: What is bumblebee, does it help in my ...
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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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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