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

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Steam won't work properly

I installed from Ubuntu Software Centre. When I start steam, it opens the page asking you whether you need a new account or whether you want to login. I chose create new account, agreed to the terms ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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I can't open steam and steam games on ubuntu 14.10

When i had ubuntu 14.04 LTS the steam and dota2 were fine and i was playing with hours. But since when i upgraded to ubuntu 14.10 the steam doesn't open and neither any steam games. I reinstall it ...
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Metro 2033 Redux Steam Open Gl 4.0 popup

SO I just bought Metro 2033 redux and when I click play it gives me 2 options. 1. Play Metro 2033 Redux 2. Launch I click on option 1 and then a popup says "OpenGL 4.0 or later has not been found. ...
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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How do I change the language of games on Steam? [closed]

I'm in love with Valve for providing games on Linux! But here is the problem: I'm French and would like to have games in my native language (I have the problem with DOTA and Borderlands 2). How can I ...
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Steam: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...
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Problem downloading steam

When I try to install Steam it says that I am missing 10 packages. How do I get these packages? These need to be installed: curl, libc-dev-bin, libc6, libc6-dev, libc6-dev-i386, libc6-i386, ...
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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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Football Manager 2015 Doesn't Work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a problem. When i try to open Football Manager 2015, it opens a black screen on window mode during 2-3 seconds. Some outputs of necessary codes. lspci | grep -E "VGA|3D|Display" output: ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam)

i recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 onto a new PC and i am having issues with steam. I installed it through the software centre, and every time i try to load it i get the error message : "OpenGL GLX ...
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Steam (native client) crashes on run through desktop icon, but not terminal

Sorry if another question already exists with an answer, all of the other ones I saw were about crashing the entire system or crashing on game start. So, I just set up a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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“Missing executable” with Half Life Deathmatch on Steam

I have downloaded Half Life Deathmatch, but when I try to run it all I get is a "Failed to start game (missing executable)" error. I tried deleting the appcache and restarting but nothing works. Can ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade and reinstall, Steam OpenGL problems?

I'm having some serious issues after updating to Ubuntu 14.10. Back in 14.04, I got constant error messages, and after updating, they seemed to go away for the most part, but then the came roaring ...
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Steam Deleting and Games Randomly Crashing

I recently moved over to Ubuntu due to a major virus attack destroying my C:\Windows directory. I've just gotten into using Ubuntu and I'm settling in quite well. As I go into Steam and lets say I ...
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Steam taking up huge amounts of space (bug)

Every few week this happens: (Note: the disk analyzer was ran with sudo). This happens without doing anything, just as soon as steam launches, I get an error that there's no empty space left on ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL.

Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL. this pops up when i try to open tf2 through steam. I am not using a video ...
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I cant get steam to work, missing libGL.so1

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have massive problems with Steam. I already fixed the error libc.so.6, and thought Steam was working but then received this: You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Steam doesn't launch on ubuntu 14.04

After I typed in steam on terminal, a log-in screen appeared, but the screen did not respond to my clicks at all! ~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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new steam library must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permissions

So I recently reinstalled steam because it was acting a little funky and now the program behaves in a much more stable manner. the only problem is steams problem with using secondary HDD since the ...
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Dota 2 crashes after hitting play game. Sometimes on load screen and sometimes after hero selection

I performed every "help" given in the forums. I had previously upgraded to 14.10 which was when these problems started. I re-installed back to 14.04 but no luck with the steam or dota 2. ...
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Lego Marvel POL freezes on startup

Every forum I go to for WINE says that LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes runs perfect in WINE. Well... I can't seem to figure it out. I boot up WINE Steam, and run the LEGO Marvel Superheroes game from ...
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Steam Interface messed up in Wine? [duplicate]

Yeah I'm new to the linux community, I always adored Linux as my brother is an expert in linux on some online community of linux but he's been quite busy but since growing up with him he had Ubuntu ...
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Installing Steam in Ubuntu 14.10

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.10. Steam is showing up in the Ubuntu Software Center, but when I click on it it says: Not found There isn't a software package called "steam" in your current ...
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How do I set up my optimus-enabled laptop to not have to use the 'nomodeset' parameter on boot and use the GPU?

So I'm trying to setup a windows&ubuntu enviroment on my laptop both on a single 128gb ssd. I haven't been able to previously install linux on this laptop because this laptop has a 760m dedicated ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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Team Fortress 2 fails to launch with primus/optirun

Few days ago I installed Steam, TF2, bumblebee and the newest nvidia drivers. My laptop has an integrated intel gpu and dedicated card (geforce 645m). I used to launch steam using primusrun steam and ...
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Steam error > NVidia problem, fix = can't open xubuntu

I installed the latest linux nvidia driver as per this and this. I thought it was running fine but in Additional Drivers it was I'm using the proprietary driver but none is selected in the list. ...
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Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver as Primary Joystick

I'm trying to get my 360 controller configured to run with Steam and am running into issues with the controller configuration. I've got ubuntu-xboxdrv installed and the controller appears to connect ...
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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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Civilization V won't start

I just bought and downloaded "Sid Meier's Civilization V: Complete Edition". I have downloaded it and when I click play the "Preparing to launch" dialogue box appears then disappears and nothing it ...
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Not available for your current ubuntu version

I recently upgraded to 14.10, when I open the software center and go to some of my previous purchases it says that it's unavailable for my current Ubuntu version. Please contact the vendor for an ...
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Steam game stuck after lunching

ALTITUDE launches perfectly, but get stuck in login.. and it stays like that, i'm new in ubunut i'll ty to answer what i can , in graphics it says Gallium 0.4 on AMD TURKS
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Boot directly to a steam big picure session without pw

How can I logon to ubuntu-steam-big-picture session directly from menu entry in grub without entering password to this session? Steam session is already configured but when I connect laptop to TV, i ...
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Steam games to a flash drive [duplicate]

I have more problems than you can shake a stick at. I want to be able to play my steam games on a flash drive because i am using a chromebook (x86) and it does not have enough storage. my problem is ...
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Steam on wine says that I have incompatible OS version

I'm trying to play Hitman Absolution via wine on Ubuntu. I've installed steam in wine and downloaded the game but Steam says: Your OS version in unsupported. This product requires Windows Vista SP2 ...
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Couldn't start Dota 2 with Steam on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to run Dota with Steam on my Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the nvidia drivers 331.38 (with updates). The terminal says it's crashing within the dota.sh in Line 77 because of some error when ...
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Why won't Steam work on my Dell INSPIRON E1705?

this is my first post, so I hope i'm doing it right; I recently got a used laptop from a friend of mine, it came with windows XP on it, oh the horror; I upgraded the OS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; and ...
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Which driver should I actually use?

I have the following drivers shown on my "Additional drivers" list. I am confused as to which one is stable and usable that doesn't break my system. I use steam for games. I would like to test few of ...
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having issues with Steam. When I attempt to get it from the USC, it tells me it needs curl. Trying to get curl (using apt-get on the terminal) doesn't work either, instead telling me: Package ...
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Team Fortress 2 using more CPU on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS than in Windows 8 [closed]

CPU: AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Radeon HD 7520G) RAM: 8 GB (I use Ubuntu 64-bit) Driver using: X.org X server (not a proprietary driver) Also, I don't use wine for Team Fortress 2 ...
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some ubuntu steam games use more RAM than windows version

Why some steam games (as XCOM Enemy Unknown) need more RAM memory on Linux than on Windows? Minimum requirements for Windows are: Windows Vista / 2GB RAM and for Linux are: Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and ...
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steam can't use EXT4 partition mounted with write permissions

I have an SSD that has an EXT4 partition that is mounted and I have full RW on that partition, even all users. If I want to add the steam folder in this partition steam tells me "new steam library ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu and keep Steam game data?

I wanted to know how I could keep my data from Steam if I were to upgrade my Ubuntu version in the future. I have a very great amount of experience of Linux and I have installed Ubuntu before. I know ...
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Running Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering

So i am trying to run steam on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. i7 Haswell CPu 16gigs ram SSD HDD Radion R9 290 graphics card. At first it would not install due to several missing libraries. After much searching ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bumblebee/Optimus error with steam

When I run Dota 2 without primus or bumblebee it works but slow, the moment I try to run steam or dota with optirun/ primusrun I get errors. The Primusrun error: Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Error with 32-bit library installing Steam

I am new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install Steam on it, but I keep getting the error I need libGL.so.1 32bit library, and I can't install it manually I get more errors. pablo@Negativo-BGH:~$ steam ...
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Use Steam's In-Home Streaming across VPN (OpenVPN)?

Like the question says, I would like to set up an OpenVPN server using TAP mode to facilitate the game-streaming capabilities built into Steam to stream from a Windows 7 gaming machine to an ...
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14.04 everything opens slow. EVERYTHING

PC Specs Alienware x51 Intel i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz nVidia GeForce GTX 660 (2GB GDDR5 dedicated) 8GB of DDR3 memory Problem Hi guys, I freshly installed 14.04.1 LTS after playing around with 12.04.5 ...