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

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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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I cant uninstall steam from Ubuntu

I downloaded Steam from the Ubuntu app store and had no problem with it until they released a big update. After that it wouldn't start. I have tried un/reinstalling and now it gives me the message to ...
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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

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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Steam system requirements [closed]

What are minimum requirements do I need to play TF2 or Dota 2? Will it plays normally on my: Processor: 2x Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 1005m @ 1.90GHz RAM: 2GB OS: Ubuntu 14.04 OpenGL Renderer: Mesa ...
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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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Steam on 14.04, program will open, quits after clicking “login to an existing account”

Hello I have been browsing many answers on this topic, but as I could not find a solution yet, I will now ask my first question. I have installed steam before on Ubuntu 14.04 when I was trying out ...
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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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Trying to run Fable via Steam on Ubuntu

I installed the windows version of Steam through Wine, and then downloaded Fable: The Lost Chapters. Unfortunately, I am having a lot of difficulty getting it to run. I've tried every suggestion I can ...
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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 ...
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751H running ubuntu12.04 Dont Starve boots to a black screen Audio only?

I have an acer aspire one 751h with 2GB of ram and GMA500 graphics. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit. I have steam loaded on the computer and it runs fine (slow in full screen) but fine. I ...
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Steam Crashes After Initial Update

So I have been wrestling with getting Steam installed on my computer for quite some time now, and I had given up all hope. Well today I finally did the smart thing and installed POL to manage my ...
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How do I get Fable: The lost chapters working with PlayOnLinux

I have the steam version of Fable: The lost chapters and I tried opening it with PlayOnLinux with the default setup but steam crashed on start up. I fixed steam by using the latest version of wine and ...
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Return to unity from SteamOS desktop environment

I installed the SteamOS desktop environment on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. It worked fine, but now I'm unable to get back to Unity. Restarting will just loads SteamOS again. I can get ...
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Steam Glitch on Ubuntu 13.10

I have tried steam --reset It restarts after first boot, then at the end of the output it says: Finished uploading minidump (out-of-process): success = yes response: ...
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How to backup steam downloads?

Recently I have installed some games from steam. The size of those games may be about 50GB. I install fresh copy Ubuntu frequently. But that will delete all the games that I downloaded. So, I was ...
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Can I play Windows games through virtual desktop?

I've tried playing Windows steam games through PlayOnLinux, and it just glitches and closes. Everybody on the forums says that it worked, and it doesn't. Is it possible to play steam games through a ...
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How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

How do I mask hardware detection on steam ran w/ Wine? I'm running Steam through Wine and trying to run CSGO but I get an error for no CSM support because I use an ATI graphics card 7800 series. ...
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Skype and steam will not run at the same time

Every time I launch steam, it crashes Skype. It claims Unable to sign in due to a disk I/O error, try restarting skype to fix this. I have restarted skype, and that gave me no results. This problem ...
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How can I alternate between two kiosk-mode appplications?

I currently have a single-user system that autoloads into X and starts XBMC via a super-simple Upstart job that runs: su -c "startx /etc/X11/Xsession /usr/bin/xbmc-standalone -- -bs" oli ...
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Why won't Steam launch properly? And why do I get these error messages?

I have indeed set this as standard in the additional drivers settings for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780: Using NVIDIA GeForce binary driver version 311.38 from nvidia-311 (proprietary, tested) This is ...
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Computer overheats and shuts down kubuntu

My dad has been recomending me to get linux for a long time. Recently I got a driver error on Windows 8, it escalated and now Windows will not boot up anymore. My dad told me to get Kubuntu so atleast ...
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Swap Keys for Game

I want to swap Tab key with Left Shift key for playing Dota 2 from Steam. I swap the keycodes of the keys and works fine until I start the game. I push Tab (it should be shift to queue actions) but ...
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How do I repair Steam?

After I turned down my computer and came back, steam suddenly needed to update, and the games are gone. I thought the paths to the actual files are gone, as the amount of space that the games take ...
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Steam on 64-bit 14.04: need some help, missing a few 32-bit libs

Steam says I'm missing the following libs, I'm hoping someone can help me get things in better shape: xyz@abc:~$ STEAM_RUNTIME=0 steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled ...
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Install proprietary drivers 14.04 NVIDIA (steam segmentation issue) [duplicate]

Recently, I finally got the official drivers for my NVIDIA 560 Ti card installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (hooray) However I started looking into installing Steam and I'm getting segmentation errors when I try ...
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Ubuntu 14.04. Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'

I am not able to play "Half-Life-2" on Steam + Ubuntu 14.04 . Error shown in message box on screen: Could not find required OpenGL entry pint 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, ...
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Xubuntu + Steam != CounterStrike:Source

I recently bought this computer from a used equipment auction. I installed Xubuntu [Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit)] and decided to try if I can play CounterStrike:Source using Steam here. After ...
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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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Emulating Xbox 360 controller using xboxdrv not working for Dualshock controller on 14.04

I had been happily using my PS3 controller emulated to an xbox 360 controller on my Ubuntu 13.10 and lower Steam library. I recently updated to 14.04, and now xboxdrv just does not work anymore. ...
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Steam problem, closes automatic? [closed]

I installed Steam, I can start it, but after a few seconds it closes without any errors. What can I do to fix? When starting with a terminal: mark@Team-Korkel:~$ steam rm: kan ...