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

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How would you install Steam to an SD card using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I would like to install Steam on my computer, but I want the program and all the data to go to an SD card. How would you do that?
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Ubuntu Steam issue!!! Major important [on hold]

Every time I click store page or any other menu nothing happens and a box pops up saying steamwebhelper.exe encountered a problem and needed to close nothing is working how do I fix it??????
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Ubuntu Mate 15.04 - steam refusing to open

I installed Ubuntu MATE, using open source drivers; sudo apt-get install steam Attempt to run steam - doesn't run. Checking activity monitor, steam sleeping sudo apt-get remove steam Then ...
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Steam package conflict [on hold]

I'm installing Steam on my Acer c720p Chromebook with ElementaryOS. But I've an issue during the installation. While finalizing the installation at the first launch, Steam installs 3 packages: ...
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Will changing to Ubuntu 15.04 affect steam big picture login?

I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10 using a package last supported by Ubuntu 14.10. I installed the PPA on this site. https://launchpad.net/~thor27-gmail/+archive/ubuntu/steam-desktop ...
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Steam Driver Issue - Please help

I recently installed Steam to my computer, and purchased the lovely Orange Box bundle from Valve. Upon opening Steam, I was greeted with a message telling me that I should update my video card ...
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How can I fix E: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

I have ran into many issues istalling steam on my Ubuntu Chromebook, so I was trying to install the package libc.so.6. I was running the command sudo apt-get install libc6*, but still I have no luck.
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How to allow a process to use more memory

I am trying to run a game on Steam at a decent speed. I exceed the system requirements for this game, and the game is already set to minimum graphics, but it is still running slow. I have been using ...
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Add PlayOnLinux games to native Steam

I am one of the few Linux gamers out there and I am also a perfectionist. That makes me want to add my non-steam games to my library. But there is the problem. 95% of my games are PlayOnLinux games. I ...
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Unknown error when launching Dota 2 __Failed to read: 11110118 bytes -Very complicated issue-

First of I would like to state that I consider this a complicated issue because there is nothing on google regarding this error code. It's no where to be found so I hopefully someone here has ...
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Can't launch steam

I get the following response launching steam The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 : Depends: libglapi-mesa:i386 (= 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.4) unity-control-center : ...
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Can't install steam sucsessfully

The first time I tried to install steam got the following error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 So I did some research and tried this: sudo ...
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Source games stopped working through bumblebee

Yesterday I've installed some updates to my Ubuntu 14.04. I have nvidia-331 and bumblebee installed on my computer. After update I wanted to play games such as Dota 2 or Left 4 Dead 2 but it didn't ...
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore the ...
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is it possible that my intel video driver is malfunctioning?

So, I've installed Steam on an Acer laptop aspire V5-131 which has a duo-core processor (model: 1017U) and 8 gb on RAM with Xubuntu 14.10. and installed some games, particularly hotline miami, and ...
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Getting Gmod to work with a Radeon HD 7420G

I have the latest drivers installed and Gmod installed but when I click on play, the game just quits. I then ran steam from terminal and I got this log: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.10 64-bit ...
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How to use S3CT textures with steam games

I'm running Lubuntu (latest version) and can't get any steam games to work. I suppose it's because of IntelHD graphics and was tole to use the Direct Rendering Preferences. I clicked add setting and ...
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Upgrading to 14.10 causes Dota to (sometimes) crash my computer?

So I was on Ubuntu 14.04 for a while and was perfectly happy with it, except that my mic was a little bit weird about when it wanted to work or not. I asked a question about it on AskUbuntu, and then ...
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Skyrim Audio Choppy

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I load Skyrim via PlayonLinux, the audio always becomes choppy and unbearable at times. Is there a solution?
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Terraria in Wine/Play On Linux (Steam version)

I installed Terraria using Play ON Linux's version of steam, but every time I open it, the launcher is open for like a second and then closes but nothing opens. Please help.
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Convet entire playlist from m4a to mp3

I have a ton of music on my computer, but unfortunately its in m4a but steam only takes mp3 is there a program or a termianl command that will convert an entire folder. thanks in advanced :)
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Steam refuses to launch on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using an Ubuntu Acer laptop, and I installed steam about two months ago, having no problems whatsoever. Now, when I try to launch steam, nothing happens. Even the desktop icons for my games are ...
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Unable to start steam on lubuntu

whenever i try to start steam i am greeted with this error message Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Steam Library must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permissions 1

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04(Dual Boot with Win 8.1) lts with about 12-13gb disk space. I installed Steam and tried to install DOTA 2 which requires about 10gb of space ,but I have only 6 gb left. I ...
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Steam Refuses to Launch on Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit

So I recently downloaded and installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit. However, when I attempt to launch it, it crashes. Heres my terminal: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Steam not opening/launching Ubuntu 15.04 [on hold]

Steam seems to be running in the background and I cannot open it. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Please help. $ sudo apt-get install steam [sudo] password for noodle: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Vivid / Poor performance on Football Manager 2014

When I launch a new game, I only have one star for performance, even for 1 league only, despite a good configuration for this (i don't want 3D view of matches): Xubuntu Vivid x64 / Intel Celeron ...
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Problem starting Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit

After installing and updating, whenever I start Steam, it gives me the following error: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-05-02 16:48:39] Startup - ...
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Ubuntu graphics look terrible with games (dota 2) [closed]

In Dota 2, the grahpics of the game look pixelated and awful. The resolution is the same as windows and all the settings appear to be on high, but the game looks like a ps2 game. I am running with ...
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While playing Half Life 2 on ubuntu 15.04 the screen goes black and goes into lock screen sometimes

As the title said , when i play Half-Life 2 sometimes the screen goes black and goes into the lockscreen , so i need to put my password and go back to the game , its quite anoying, anyone have an idea ...
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Steam won't run after download

I've downloaded steam multiple times, both from their website and the software center, and each time I run into this problem. The app downloads completely, and it says that I have it installed. I ...
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Why wont Steam work on ubuntu?

Whenever I click on the steam icon, nothing happens, all I get when running it in terminal is: loger42@loger42-desktop:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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nVidia drivers on 15.04 kernel 3.19 stalling system load

all. I recently bombed my Zorin OS 9 system by unsuccessfully installing kernel 4.0 so I decided to go back to Ubuntu - which I haven't used since 10.04 - and am stumbling across some issues. First is ...
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Where did 3.16.0-31-genric go?

Something I noticed when booting my computer is the fact that I have to edit the Ubuntu information when logging on. Every time I reboot I get an error message that says Ubuntu cannot find: ...
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What's a good way of protecting password on a plain text executable script?

I am managing a few dedicated game servers on a Ubuntu server 14.04 machine. These games are downloaded and updated by the SteamCMD tool, which for some games, requires login from the command line ...
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Problem with installing Steam on Ubuntu 15.04

Actually i have installed the new Ubuntu 15.04 64bit, and when i'm trying to install Steam on it, there is a problem. In fact i have downloaded the deb package from steam website, installed it and ...
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Error downloading steam

After downloading steam, it requires me to download the packages libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, and libc6:i386. However, when I attempt do do so I get this error message: E: unable to ...
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Steam won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04 x64

After installing Steam in Ubuntu 15.04 x64 it won't start. After trying this command in terminal steam I get this output: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Why does the Terminal minimize when initiated in Ubuntu 15.04?

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 update Steam quit working. So I tried to remove Steam installer and reinstall it; along with the installation I received the message: Steam, Steamdeps are run in a ...
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Steam problems in Ubuntu 15.04 x64

Steam doesn't want to run in ubuntu 15.04. I have an ati graphics card (7870xt). I tried installing steam first and the proprietary drivers afterwards, and vice versa, removing steam files from ...
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Help. Steam wont work at all on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have added 32bit support and installed additional stuff through terminal.. and it still won't run.. I have AMD X4 620 and Radeon 6950 2gb. The output of running it from the command line: Running ...
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Error when trying to install Steam on 14.04 LTS

I just started using Ubuntu and am trying to install Steam, but I get the error messsage you are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 What does this mean?
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How to Copy special file (steam.pipe) in Ubuntu?

I had been using Ubuntu for a period of time, and had faced this problem: I am using ubuntu 14.10 right now and have Steam installed in my /home/user/.steam folder. When i was copying the .steam ...
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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 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 ...