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

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Black Screen when I run Tropico 5 in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit) and downloaded some games. I opened Tropico 5 (A game that worked fine when I ran it in Windows 10) and I was shown a black screen. I could hear the ...
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Are there any drivers for Linux?

So i have been trying to play some games on Ubuntu and its telling me I need to get a driver. i cant find any. Is there anything for Linux on drivers? I have been searching and found nothing i tried ...
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Can't get back onto ubuntu on chromebook

So for the past weeks I've tried to get steam on my chromebook and I finally got it on, but I had to get off my PC soon as I got it and when I tried to get back on Ubuntu to check if Steam worked I ...
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Cant install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386

I was trying to get wine to work and end up screwing up the system. Steam used to work but now it keeps saying I need libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 which I cant get it to install. I tried many ways and spent ...
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Is there a way to run Star Craft 2 on Ubuntu?

I cant seem to find anything to run it - or the battle.net desktop which you need to launch Star Craft 2. Can anyone tell me what i need to install? I have looked at some wine programs and I found ...
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Steam installation fails under Ubuntu 16.04

Since I did a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on our three computers (all different models, from two different manufacturers), Steam simply will not install using the new (GNOME) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia 3d settings

I've installed nvidia's 352.79 drivers under Ubuntu 14.04. In Windows, when you open nvidia control panel, there's the 'Manage 3D settings' options, which lets you create some game's profile and toy ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Log in loop in 15.10 after installing steam

I was trying out Steam this afternoon and installed my game. It all went well and I loaded the game with no issues. But once I tried getting files through the steam workshop, my whole laptop started ...
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Is there a VR virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?

I'm planning to get a HTC VIVE for watching movies in virtual reality, but the virtual desktop for steam is only for Windows. Is there any virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?
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I am having trouble installing steam on Xubuntu (xfce-desktop) 14.04 running on Acer Chromebook 13 (with Nvidia Tegra K1 32bit chip).

I have tried installing steam on Acer Chromebook 13 with Nvidia Tegra K1 32 bit Soc (system on a chip) .I have Xubuntu (xfce-desktop) 14.04 installed. Not having any success. Keep getting the error ...
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OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display

So the title is pretty self explanatory about my problem. I went on vacation a couple weeks ago, everything was fine and now, two weeks later, I get back, no one has touched the computer and this ...
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I am having trouble installing steam and other applications [duplicate]

When I install steam on ubuntu it works then at the end of the steam installation process it gives me the error message missing the following 32 bit libraries: libgl.so.1 the closes. How can i fix ...
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Steam and OpenGl Version on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 OpenGl Problems (Not the usual missing SWRAST) Finnaly got steam to run dying light with the needed Opengl3.3. Go to launch the game and it says. Detected Opengl Version: 3.30 NVIDIA ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Wine + Alt

I have clean installed Ubuntu 16.04, wine 1.9 and Steam (non linux version). I want to launch Space Rangers HD A War Apart (and some other game), but there is one problem... when i press ALT key - ...
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Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD driver

I have a problem launching steam in ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Tried installing with the sudo command apt-get install steam it works I agree on the privacy note. But when I try to open steam it flashes and ...
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Steam crash right after launch (16.04)

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 lts and would like to try steam, so I installed steam via sudo apt install, the installation is all good. After the first update, steam crashes when it try to start the ...
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Steam won't launch game in Ubuntu 16.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit, using default open source drivers. I installed Magicka 2 on steam, but I cant' launch it. Trying to runsteam steam://rungameid/238370 I get: Running Steam on ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 16.04

After it was reinstalled, update's donloaded but it won't start even from the terminal, but this is what it says: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Problems launching GameVox

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Problems launching Steam game (OpenGL error)

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Problems launching Steam games

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Steam installer will not launch after upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

I have just completed an upgrade of Ubuntu to the latest LTS version, and decided I would try Steam for Linux. I downloaded the .deb package and tried to install it. The package opens the new ...
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Steam says drive is not mounted with executive permissions

I can't seem to get steam to allow me to install games on my SD Card. I use this command to mount it: sudo mount -o exec /dev/sda1 /home/spib/SDCard Steam still gives the "New Steam library folder ...
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steam doesn't start after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04, steam won't start. When I execute it from the commandline, I get the following error: $ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Steam Wont Open Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I installed it which took a while because it kept denying for me to be able to install it the then I finally got it to work however when ever i click the launcher it flashes slowly like it would open ...
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How to remove this steam-launcher

it's useless to see that steam-launcher icon in unity dashboard ubuntu can't be clicked. i already see in /usr/share/applications and .local/share/applications there is no such steam-launcher that ...
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Steam pops up with “out of date client” dialogue even though I used the .deb from the Steam website

Title says it all. Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 today, (DAY ONE ^_^) and this seems odd. The exact output: Your steam package is out of date. Please get an updated version from your package provider or ...
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Can't start system after installing steam

after installation of steam my system won't start. I had to fix some dependencies listed in messages (believe somthing with mesa and i386 in it, I don't know how to find it now) i think something with ...
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steam for ubuntu “unity” 12.04 Lts 64 bit on samsung chromebook 3

OK, so I bought a Samsung Chromebook 3 model code: XE500C13-K01US just to figure out I cant play the games I wanted to.. should have done a little more research before purchasing.. but I found out you ...
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Installing steam to an SD card?

I have a chromebook. I installed crouton and unity. I cannot install steam to the main hardrive because it only has 3.2 gigs of memory left. I mounted a micro sd card to my chromebook and one of my ...
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Steam doesn't open on Lubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

So I'm a newbie to Linux in general and installed Steam on a VM to sort of test it out. I installed Steam to check what games are available in Linux and stuff but I just doesn't open. I double click ...
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VPN in non-browser applications?

I am at a boarding university with restricted internet access (most broad-band using sites (YT, other video sites, gaming content sites) are blocked). I can bypass the YT blockade easily in browsers ...
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Ubuntu stops displaying through DVI or playing sound while gaming, but rebooting gives me back a working computer

Here's my build for reference: i7-4790k(Stock speed) GTX 970 250gb SSD 8 gigs ram Basically, when playing Dota 2, the monitor will tell me there is no signal and go into sleep mode. Sound from the ...
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Steam is not starting

Steam doesn't start and I think it may be due to the AMD Drivers. I'll post what the console says when I try to start it from there. will@KellerKubuntu:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit ...
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Can't install Steam because of unmet dependencies

Today I tried to install Steam using sudo apt-get install steam. It didn't work and showed me this error: barend@barend-ubu:~$ sudo apt-get install steam Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Looking for High-End Ubuntu Laptop

I am shopping for a new laptop and currently I really love XPS15 9550 i7 6700 and 16GB RAM with Nvidia 960M and Intel 530 for low GPU stuff. Now here is the question. Will it play nice with Ubuntu ? ...
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Unknown Error:'<class 'KeyError'>'("The cache has no Package named 'steam')

Error notifcation in the status menu saying An Error occured, please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in terminal to see what's wrong. The error message was:'Unknown ...
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Steam problem /steam webhelper

I'm new to ubuntu, im running Ubuntu 15.10. I have 6gb of ram, intel i5-650 & amd radeon hd 5700 ATI I succesfully installed steam but it looks like this and steamwebhelper crashes. Steam looks ...
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Slow write speeds on Steam

I'm not gonna explain the whole story but I basically have linux installed on a 32gb usb stick and I'm using another 32gb stick with a steam library on it to have extra storage for games. So I tried ...
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Trying to pipe steamcmd output to yad

In order to run a server through steam I need to run this command from it's install directory, this works, and has worked for quite some time. ./srcds_run -game garrysmod +maxplayers $play ...
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Window prompting update of Steam after uninstalling it

I was trying to install Steam and I had some problems. Eventually as I mention in the linked question, although I didn't succeed in fully installing it, the client was somehow trying to open. As there ...
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I cannot launch the Steam game Snow

The Steam game Snow is stuck on “Preparing to launch” for me; reinstalling the game did not fix the issue. I’m new to Ubuntu.
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Steam wont open in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ive seen various threads on this same topic but nobody else is having the same error as I am having. I was running steam and playing games on it for about a week after installing Ubuntu. but one day ...
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Steam blank login screen kubuntu

I've installed steam from repo, then opened it, it did the usual update. After the update there was a blank login screen. Closed it, then reopened it but it is still blank. As fa as I see, the login ...
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Problem installing Steam in a fresh installation

I have just re-installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to install Steam. This is what I get After using sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I get After ...
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The sound on many of my games crackles and sounds distorted

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 64bit with some USB headphones. Many of my steam games are playing with distorted sounds which seem to be a pulseaudio error. I've tried to record an example, ...
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Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? [closed]

Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? Copy-and-pasted from: http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/ Windows Minimum: OS: Windows® 7 ...
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How to lift memory limitation?

My current machine: ASUS K50IJ: 64bit dualcore 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, intel GMA 4500 I played Half-Life 2 on this machine, on Windows, which has the same engine as Team Fortress 2. Now I only have ...