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

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Installing flash for other browsers so it will work with Steam?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to install flash for other browsers via tar.gz I just don't know where to put the files though so it would work with the steam web browser.
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migrating from windows to ubuntu

my primary concerns are, 1. Dota 2 (steam game) - Will i need to reinstall "steam client and game" once i change os from win 7 to ubuntu 14.1 ?(Ubuntu supports Steam client) ...
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Steam and Unity 2D don't get along

Recently, Unity 3D has been eating up too much resources for my computer. I switched to Unity 2D, but Steam no longer functions properly. I am greeted with this. As I progress, it gets worse. ...
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Wine: messed up window in winecfg, can't do anything

I'm running Linux Mint 17 with Nvidia 331 drivers, my GPU is a GTX 760. When I start winecfg I get this problem. The first fourth of the window is displayed correctly, I can switch tabs but the bottom ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 14.04.1

When I click on the icon from the Launcher, nothing happens. When I enter 'steam' in Terminal, I get this: steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Steam will not open

Hello I recentley installed Xubuntu to my HP Pavilion dv6000, but come across a problem when trying to open steam this is the terminal message I got when launched with terminal: Running Steam on ...
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Steam blocking other software installation

I've tried to unninstall Steam by typing sudo apt-get purge steam and also remove steam. When I apt-get update, I get an error in the Steam repo: Err http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam amd64 ...
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14.04 PlayonLinux and Steam equals jittery choppy freezing video

I trying to get some windows gaming software (warframe) up ad running and it is running but the video is very choppy/freezes even though the reported frame rate is 60fps. I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Steam (Dota) AMD - Cannot launch glGetError

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire V today, downloaded and installed Steam / Dota 2 and when I try to launch Dota I get an error stating, Could not find required OpenGL entry point ...
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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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I fixed my PPA errors but when I try to install Steam all additional packages say No Installation Candidate

While I was downloading Steam I get this code: user@computer:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.debSelecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 195561 files and ...
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Oculus Rift with Antichamber on Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Antichamber runs great on linux (steam version). But it is not playable with the Oculus Rift at this point. The issues are: 1) no headtracking 2) graphics are not being split and distorted by Oculus ...
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Creating a steam library on flash drive problems

Basically. I have steam installed but I want to install games onto a flash drive since I don't have enough space on the SSD. When I try to add library folder on the flash drive I get this message ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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Steam is having trouble connecting to steam servers

I am unable to log into my steam account because I get the following message: "Steam is having trouble connecting to steam servers" There is no problem with my internet connection and I tried ...
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HDD shutting down?

I've got an SSD where Ubuntu (the newest, fully updated, 64bit) is installed. Additionally I've got an HDD where I store some things e.g. steam games or images for VirtualBox. If I start Steam or ...
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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I can't save Steam games to external flash drive because it is Read-Only, help?

I researched online for a while and found out to save games to my external I would have to change the properties on my flash drive to read and write. However I do not have ownership for some reason. I ...
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How can I accept the Lience agreement for steam prior to apt-get install?

I'm currently fiddling around with using ansible to setup my machine with my chosen configuration/apps etc... I've hit a stumbling block with steam and it's licence agreement. I've been trying to use ...
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new to linux. I tried today to install steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit through the .deb from the steam website. On launch, steam gave me the following error: "You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam) AMD DRIVER

When I start steam in a terminal, I get the following error messages charlie@SteamMPL:~$ steam rm: no se puede borrar «/home/charlie/.steam/steam»: Es un directorio rm: no se puede borrar ...
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Speeding up boot time

I'm setting up a PC in the living room for Steam Big Picture (a "media center" version of Steam, which can also stream videogames from another computer on the local network). All the computer has to ...
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How to install adobe flash player for embedded Steam browser (Garry's Mod Cinema gamemode)

I have tried to do .rpm and .tar.gz and nearly threw my linux out the window. Any other way?
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Xubuntu running games EXTREMELY slow

So I've lately been trying to get my games back that I used to play on Windows because I had just switched to Xubuntu. But when running any game I see that the games are running EXTREMELY slow. I ...
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Change installation path / move programs

I am using a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I created Ubuntu (home directory, etc.) on the SSD and stored some data (music, photos) on the HDD. Sadly the SSD is now full because of my games and programs. I ...
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How to update OpenGL Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently upgraded to 14.04, then I installed steam, and TF2. I get this error message, Anyway, I know I need to update my OpenGL Driver, my question is how do I do it? EDIT: I installed mesa and ...
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Completely Uninstall Steam and ALL steam games

Will sudo apt-get purge steam completely remove steam and all the games installed with it? Is there anything else that I have to remove or run to achieve this?
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Steam Blackscreen on Lubuntu

I installed Steam on Lubuntu and after I complete my info to log in, steam updates and then I get a black screen for a few seconds and steam disconnects. How can I solve this? It looks like a ...
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Tomb Raider 2013 Steam Wine - How to compile Wine Patch?

I wanted to install Tomb Raider 2013 over Steam with Wine 1.7.22. The problem is, that the game stops after the profile loader. This problem is well known: ...
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Team Fortress 2 won't launch?

So, I recently installed Bumblebee on my computer, running 12.04 LTS. I used the optirun command to launch Steam, and it worked just fine. I try to launch Team Fortress 2 within Steam, it'll play one ...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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How to set usb Drive with executable permission

I have Steam on my Chromebook (Acer c710) With Saucy, Unity. I was just about to download Dota 2 when I didn't have enough space on my device, so I had a spare usb Flash Drive(Sandisk Cruzer Faucet) ...
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Can't download Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to download Steam, the Ubuntu software center pops up and I receive this message. Can't download Steam on Ubuntu "dependency is not sastifactible: curl" How ...
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LOP failure: Wine Crash, .NET needed, and Steam stuck [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a game (Magicka) and I'm always facing three problems every time I retry installing the game. First the installer installs Wine (1.5.20) and extract it. Then I choose installing ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...
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How mount NTFS - External Hard Drive at startup with execute permission

I want to change steam library to my NTFS - External Hard Drive but it shows New steam library folder must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permission So how mount my NTFS - External ...
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My game on Steam [PoL] requires Internet Explorer 9

I am trying to play a game on Steam that requires Internet Explorer 9. Is there any way to do this on PlayOnLinux. I've tried to make a non-listed install on PoL, but Steam afterwards does not detect ...
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Linux version of XCOM won't work on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I try running it, I get Missing executable I tried deleting the app cache folder, re-installing both Steam and XCOM, and verifying the installation files. Nothing worked. How do I make ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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Backing up Steam Games+Saved data to Copy cloud storage

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have Copy cloud storagehttps://www.copy.com/home/, and I would like to backup my games and their saves to cloud storage. Because I (used to) reinstall often I put all items ...
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Need help downloading steam!

I'm new to ubuntu, I have 14.04 and I've downloaded the steam from the USC that says "the ultimate gaming platform" and it just won't open or respond. I tried downloading the one that says ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering 14.10 [closed]

i have steam installed with foss radeon driver. steam runs ok with out-of-the-box driver. when i install latest radeon with x-swat or xoerg-edgers, this error pops out. adding myself to "video" ...
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Can't Log Out of Ubuntu When Steam is Running

I'm running into a problem where I cannot log out of Ubuntu if I try to do so when Steam is running. If I try to log out with Steam running, Steam will exit, but I will stay logged in. If I try to log ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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Clamav finding threat in Steam file

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, since it's summer vacation and I need something to play with :D I have installed Steam, no problem. But when I went to install ClamAv with ClamTk just for good ...
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How do I run Space Engineers with windows version of steam?

I am new to Linux (I installed it about 3 weeks ago) and I am having a heck of a time trying to get Space Engineers (a Steam game) to run. It is windows only, so I have been attempting to use wine. I ...
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Can't open Skype or Steam (error with libxcb-dri3.so.0 and libxshmfence.so.1)

So I recently couldn't load up my desktop and after I fixed that by reinstalling unity I cant load up Skype or steam anymore! When I try opening skype from terminal I get the following error: 'Skype: ...
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Team Fortress 2 Sound Stops Working After Using Microphone

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. When I am playing Team Fortress 2 through Steam, everything is fine until I start using my microphone. After about 20-30 minutes or so, all audio stops working. As far as ...
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Wine, Steam, Games crash after launch.

I'm running Steam through Wine since most or possibly all my games aren't officially out on Linux, and every time I start a game either a few seconds later or my first key stroke or mouse click, the ...
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How do you update an old Integrated Intel GPU's drivers to work with Steam?

I am trying to play Steam games on my computer running Ubuntu 14.04. On launching Team Fortress 2 I receive the error Cannot find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video card is ...