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

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Steam requires execute permissions

I've got Steam installed on my Ubuntu 14.04. system, and it has worked so far. But now, when I start Steam, my installed games appear to be not installed, and when I click on 'Install', it says that I ...
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Steam client HDD memory problem

Today, as I was playing Robocraft via Steam Client, I got dissconected from the server a few times. After the 3rd dissconection, as I lunched the game again, it required to be installed, as it never ...
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Why do I keep on losing permissions on my secondary hard drive?

My large secondary HDD that I use for storing all my steam games has once again up and decided that it needs to be it's own person again and I no longer have execute permissions for it. so all my ...
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steam error : do not have enough disk space available to run this game please free up some disk space and try again

I have installed steam but a message appears Steam Error : "You do not have enough disk space available to run this game. Please free up some disk space and try again" whereas my hard drive its ...
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Can't install Dota on steam

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm unable to install DOTA2 on steam. I have a game backup which I'm unable to load because I get this screen. Please help!!
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How to install steam games to an external hard drive? What do i do?

I've looked everywhere on the internet for a working answer on this, but all ive found doesn't work. I am trying, and have been for several days now, to install steam games to my 500gb external hard ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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steam wont load TF2 [on hold]

Error! - Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glColorMaskIndexedEXT'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your OpenGL driver needs to be updated. that is my problem. can any one help ...
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HTML in package list from Steam

This error suddenly popped up on my Linux Mint 17.1 install: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Steam hash sum mismatch and invalid file format errors

I have Steam Beta installed, and when I just ran: sudo apt-get update I got the following output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com vivid ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can't get steam to open in ubuntu

I'm probably doing something wrong but I have installed Steam on my new PC but when I go to run it I get: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing ...
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Can't login to Steam under Ubuntu 15.04

I recently switched to Ubuntu 15.04 and installed Steam. The installation went fine and Steam does run, but as soon as I try to log in, I get an error telling me that either my account does not exist ...
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Steam: could not connect to network

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. After another system update my Steam has broken. I receive "Could not connect to network" problem despite the fact PC is connected to the internet. I used steam --reset, ...
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steam not working on ubuntu 15.04

when trying to load steam from the terminal it displays Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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How to install Windows Media Feature Pack? (Required by a game)

I've recently bough GTA5 for the computer, but through Game-stop. They gave me a code, and I got the install EXE file. I thought I could simply run it through steam, and I'd be done. However, when I ...
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How to download games for steam for another platform

My question is how to download games from steam for an operating system that the game doesn't run on. For instance, i want to download a game for windows to run it in a vm, But it says that the game ...
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Error installing steam in ubuntu

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been ...
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Warthunder crashing on startup with short terminal dialog

this is a question concerning warthunder, a game that is available in linux. I downloaded it from steam, and when i start it it opens up a terminal for a tenth second before automatically closing it, ...
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I installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10 but got an error while starting application, how can I fix it?

I started steam through the terminal, but got an X Error, as follows: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-07-17 19:19:21] Startup - updater built Jun 4 ...
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steam fails to start

I have Kubuntu 15.04 on Linux work002 3.19.0-22-generic #22-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 16 17:15:15 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux kernel. When I try to run steam from terminal, I get following error: ...
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Get 'SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred' when trying to run steam

I'm on ubuntu 15.04.3. I've run sudo apt-get update, upgrade, distro-update etc., installed a bunch of 32-bit libraries, but I still can't get it to run. The full error is here: SteamUpdateUI: An X ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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Particular Application (Steam) don't allow me to click inside window

I use ubuntu 14.04, and until today steam would run just fine on my computer, but now it opens normally but it doesn't allow me to interact (type, click or anything) inside the opened window. I've ...
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Steam does not launch on 15.04

Could not find the very same problem elsewhere. Config is : i5-4590 on ASrock H97M Anniversary, 16GB RAM, GTX 970 from ASUS. Ubuntu 15.04 and drivers Nvidia 352.21. When start Steam, I got the ...
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Steam problem ubuntu 15.04

I've been trying to run steam in the terminal and all I get is: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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What's libGL and what does it have to do with Steam?

I've tried installing Steam in Ubuntu and there were several errors to do with libGL. For instance: libGL error: unable to load driver: r600_dri.so libGL error: driver pointer missing Can someone ...
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Can I somehow avoid having two versions of Steam?

So, I've recently moved from Window$ (again), and I'd like to move my game library over. I've already installed Steam for Linux (so I can play supported games natively), but now I have to install ...
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Steam wont open on Ubuntu 15.04

When I run steam from the terminal I get this: Running Steam on Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Why wont steam launch? Please help! Ubuntu 15.04

Steam wont launch, i get this message crazyfrog@crazyfrog-desktop:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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Steam not installing correctly

When I try to install steam on Ubuntu 15.04 I get this gus-ubuntu-partition@gusubuntupartition-MacBookPro:~$ steam Setting up Steam content in /home/gus-ubuntu-partition/.local/share/Steam Running ...
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steam won't install on chromebook 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my chromebook, the new way through usb boot, and it won't let me install steam, it downloaded the package and took me to the software center for download but all ...
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Steam through Wine with Winetricks and Bumblebee

Before a few game updates ago, I used to be able to play all of my Steam games (that are only on Windows) through the Winetricks configuration of Steam for Windows. I was playing with Steam on Windows ...
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Steam Cursor Super Slow When Opening Console Window On Ubuntu

Since using Ubuntu I've had a problem with Steam. If I'm playing a game such as CS:GO, when I open the console window the mouse cursor moves insanely slow until the cursor hits the console window ...
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How to get a mouse pointer in full screen steam games?

Yesterday I installed an app that makes steam run in full screen right from the log-in screen. I'm using the "steam-login" app but now, whenever I open a game, the mouse pointer is missing. It still ...
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Opengl error when trying to launch TF2 Ubuntu 14.04, which driver should I use?

I recently installed Ubuntu and all my drivers appeared to work. I have a Geforce 9800 GT (1-GB model) and whenever I launch Team Fortress 2 through Steam I get the same error: Could not find ...
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Steam downloads always stop

Whenever I try to download a game with Steam on Ubuntu 15.04, the download speed will go from 600kb/s-2mb/s to -1kb/s. I've noticed it's usually once the download hits the 30-40mb mark. For example, I ...
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Steam not detecting mouse

So yesterday I installed an app that let's me run steam in full screen right from the log-in screen. Can't remember the name of the app but now whenever I open a game the mouse pointer is missing. It ...
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How do I open Wine again!

Sigh...so this might be a stupid question. I'm learning my way around Ubuntu (been bottle feed on windows my whole life). I figured out how to install wine, then steam, then installed Skyrim. This ...
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Can't Launch Steam No Errors In terminal (Ubuntu 1.404)

I am suddenly unable to launch steam or any steam titles in Ubuntu 14.04. If I try to launch from the console I get > Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled > ...
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Dota 2 Reborn Beta Not Working

I use Version 15.04 Ubuntu. I have no problems wıth usage of Dota 2 but Dota 2 Reborn. It crashes after I see its logo on screen. The game's logs are in the below Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Additional mouse buttons (4 and 5) not working when using Steam, but function in Unity?

I am trying to figure out a problem with my Mouse buttons. When playing games under Steam I am unable to map buttons 4 and 5 of my Logitech G5 mouse for use in the game. These buttons work fine under ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Dota 2 Reborn Beta Not Working

I use Version 15.04 Ubuntu. I have no problems wıth usage of Dota 2 but Dota 2 Reborn. It crashes after I see its logo on screen. The game's logs are in the below Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Can I play a 'not available for Linux' game on Steam using Wine or PlayOnLinux?

I bought a games bundle which has games that are both available and not available for Linux. I understand that to play the available games for Linux I only have to download Steam and voilà. But is it ...
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Cant change file permissions for External Drive- Steam Related

I use Chrubuntu and I have a extremely small amount off space on my computer I want to download steam but dont have enough space for my games. I heard you could download games onto a External Drive so ...
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Going to re-install ubuntu, how to backup my steam

My Ubuntu is now a mess.. after I switch my graphic card driver to fglrx (I don't really understand what is it) its really mess my whole computer, so i need to re-install my Ubuntu.. therefore, I need ...
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server cs1.6 vps amazon ubuntu dont work

I have a problem with my amazon Ubuntu VPS. I tried to open cs1.6 server. I opened a port 27015 :iptables -I INPUT -p udp --dport 27015 -j ACCEPT and it's done. I put this command in putty : ...
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How do I install Steam after this error? Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to get steam on my Chromebook has been a real headache. When I double click the Steam Icon Package Installer opens and says: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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ubuntu on steam help!

Hi i am very new to ubuntu but am getting the hang of it. I need steam for my gaming needs but whenever i type (sudo apt-get install steam -y) it says something like this: package (steam) you have ...