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

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Need help running Steam on Ubuntu

When I try to launch Steam I get a pop up saying "glXChooseVisual failed" From the terminal: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically grep: symbol lookup error: ...
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Running Windows Steam on Linux (Using Wine)

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time and am trying to figure a way to play Windows games on Linux. Ive read you need to use Wine, im just wondering how exactly do I go about doing this ...
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Xorg or mesa or radeon or gpu or steam problem on ubuntu 16.04

First of all, my system info as shown by inxi -Fxxx command is this: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16654073/ The main problem is that when I play dota2 or teamfortress (steam games) after a while the ...
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Steam on ubuntu 16.04 error

Fresh install of ubuntu 16.04, when I install Steam from their page everything works fine then a terminal window pops up installs all library files, then says click the return key to continue. When I ...
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Error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libXtst.so.6 […]

I'm aware that many people are having problems on launching Steam (downloaded from Steam not the repos) on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit with this error message: svetlana@svetlana-desktop:~$ steam Running ...
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why do tf2 lags a lot on ubuntu?

When I try playing TF2 on my PC, the game runs with extreme lag, making it nearly impossible to play. Here are specs of my PC: Intel i3 4th gen, 3.4Ghz. RAM: 4 GB. No graphics card, Intel integrated ...
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Why do my windows occasionally stop taking keyboard input after alt-tab?

I have recently installed ubuntu 16.04 coming from Windows. Two different applications (Vim and Awesomenauts) have on different occasions started completely ignoring keyboard input - though mouse ...
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Steam keeps crashing. I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

This is the output of LD_PRELOAD='/usr/$LIB/libstdc++.so.6' DISPLAY=:0 steam Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled > automatically Installing breakpad exception ...
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I can not open Steam

I'm new to ubuntu. Can you help me with this problem? I'll talk in comments what information you need from me. I have typed in terminal steam cristi@GIGABYTE-PC:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu ...
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STEAM games on Wine or Windows VM

I recently installed Steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, but noticed not all games are available to me. I am looking to play a particular game H1Z1 which is not ported for Linux, so I was wondering if I ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 100S Ubuntu 14.04.4 Games Causing System Crash

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Lenovo Ideapad 100S and got everything pretty much running very smoothly, but whenever I download and try to play a game from Steam it starts loading and eventually ...
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Steam Install Problems

No matter how many times I try, I just CANNOT install steam. I've tried installing, uninstalling, installing random dependencies, typing all kinds of commands in the terminal, and even using Wine to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Freezing Audio in Games and VLC player

I am using the following Ubuntu: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I started to experience strange issue - when I ...
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MW2 error on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I lauch up MW2 thru steam on playonlinux I get : DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error. Any help? I have install the following vcrun 2005 corefonts d3dx9 dotnet20 dotnet20 sp1 ...
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how do i run blizzard games on linux

so I got the battle.net app to launch the games using wine and I downloaded the starcraft 2 emulator and the heroes of the storm emulator on playonlinux but neither of the games will launch when I hit ...
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Steam not starting on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install Steam onto my computer in Ubuntu 16.04, but whenever I try to start steam I get this error message: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: ...
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PlayOnLinux FPS problems and glxChooseVisual failed

Here's my setup: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 ...
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Steam will not work on low colordepth

I have a laptop with that has a low color depth setting (I set it to 8 with StaticGray, or 256 grays), an Intel I5-520M, its appropriate intel HD graphics, and steam. However, Steam flat-out refuses ...
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How to pass more than one argument in the PlayOnLinux configuration's genral tab

I'm know installing windows steam using PlayOnLinux. And of course I encountered a problem. I found the fix is to insert 2 arguments: -no-dwrite and -no-cef-sandbox. How am I supposed to do that.
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Steam not opening in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have never used Ubuntu or any other Linux OS before last Friday. For all I know, I might have installed Ubuntu wrong and be missing a component. I would prefer if you use simplest terminology ...
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 x64, 32 bit Package Problems

When I try to install Steam on my Ubuntu 16.04 x64, I see these errors. The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.15) but it is not going to be ...
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Steam just will not boot up on fresh Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04, everything seems to be good, except that I 'install' Steam from the .deb, and when I click on it the icon from the start menu or sidebar it just flashes blue then ...
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Having problems downloading CS:GO

I just created a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04. I created my steam user and then downloaded steamapp. I tried to run the update command and I get this error: Steam>login anonymous ...
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I chowned another drive folder but now nothing shows up

I was having some permission issues with the symbolic links in my /media/user_name folder so I decided to chown all my drives in it. The only problem is that when I go into the symbolic links, nothing ...
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Optirun Steam not working with Nvidia 364.19

Optirun steam through terminal worked with driver 361.42 Now, I'm running 364.19 and I get this error message "Couldn't find bootstrap, it's not safe to reset Steam. Please contact technical ...
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Steam says I am missing 32-bit libraries

When I install Steam I get: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6. How do I run
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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, updates downloaded but it won’t start even from the terminal. This is the error message it gives: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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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 ...