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

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Can't run Steam

I decided to give Ubuntu a try and installed 16.04 over the weekend. I'm having a bit of difficulty with a few things, one being running Steam. Here is my issue: When I double click on the Steam ...
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I can't install steam games on my external usb hard drive. What do I do?

I have an hectron 320 G and I cant install steam games on ubuntu . It says it needs execute permission and I've tried other solutions and it dosent work . I've tried the methot in here and it doesn't ...
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AMD R9 380 Source Game Crash on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem. I've just installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04LTS, and I'm having difficulty with Team Fortress 2. I can load and play the game just fine, but after a bit, it just crashes. The audio loops, ...
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Steam wont launch on Ubuntu 15.04 64Bit [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so I don't know if this is a simple fix or not. I've read some fixes to answers for my problem but I don't really know how to do any of the things they're telling me to do (...
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Steam games not running on 16.04

I can personally attest that Out of The Park Baseball 17 does not run, and I have seen in the forums that CIV:BE does not either. OOTP runs perfectly on 14.04; I don't want to downgrade to run the ...
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Dota 2 fps problem

on windows my dota 2 fps is around 50-60fps. Some people on youtube says that ubuntu is better than windows in terms of playing dota 2 so I decided to switch to ubuntu from windows 10. But now my fps ...
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Steam games instantly close upon launch with Ubuntu 16.04

I recently had to reinstall Ubuntu to fix an issue I was having with Wifi connectivity and encountered some errors upon installing steam. First of all I had some issues with actually getting Steam to ...
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Can't install steam on Ubuntu 16.04

So i was trying to install Steam on my Ubuntu 16.04, but when i try to open it it says "Couldn't set up Steam data - please contact technical support". Can anyone relate to this problem or may know ...
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Windows Internet Explorer through Wine

I've downloaded the install files for IE 11 hoping it would load pages on Windows Steam because I'm having steamwebhelper.exe issues (more on that here: (steamwebhelper.exe error) Nothing but library [...
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Problem Running Steam

When I want to run steam it won't be open, but when I open System Monitor shows steam working! What can I do for steam to run in a proper way?
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Ubuntu 16.04 , Steam refuses to work (Update 3) [ FIXED ]

FINAL UPDATE : fixed it on my own. I'm unable to launch steam , not from its icon in the dash , or from command line. i installed steam from the offical steampowered website since for some reason its ...
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(steamwebhelper.exe error) Nothing but library [Windows Steam using Wine] - Kubuntu

When I run the Windows version of Steam on Kubuntu, the only thing I can view and use is the library and the friend list, News is blank and all the other pages load forever. How do I get the other ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, GTX 960 Ubuntu 14.04 (Steam)

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and everytime I try and load up Steam this happens I get the error message: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. And the code, ...
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Can't get Steam to open in Ubuntu.

I just install Ubuntu 16.04 update on my computer and it dispensable 3rd party apps on my computer. But know have enable 3rd party apps aging i can still not use steam. I can see steam i trying to ...
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Steam isn't displaying after running [Kubuntu] [duplicate]

Steam won't run properly, it just shows up at the bottom panel for a few seconds then disappears and there's not even an icon next to the tab. No window comes up. I have WINE & winetricks ...
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Successfully installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 64Bit

This question has been discussed so many times already but I've tried all those answers I still can't seem to get Steam running on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. My system: i7 6700k, NVIDIA GTX 1070, Asus z170 ...
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Team Fortress 2 - Low Frame Rate

I have observed a strange problem with Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Note This does not seem to affect the single player mode, only multiplayer. I can play on the single player training mode for ...
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Can't install .deb packages: Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>= 2.4) [closed]

This is my first day using the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm trying to install Teamviewer and Steam, but both have the same error. Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>= 2.4)
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Steam/Counter-Strike on Ubuntu

I downloaded Steam on Ubuntu 16.04. I was getting a bunch of different errors and managed to fix them by deleting two files: libstdc++ and libgcc_s. This allowed Steam to open however not Counter ...
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Laggy windows, while steam open

While steam is open, dragging a window is laggy. But it's just laggy at the same monitor where steam is open (i have 2 monitors).. why? I have the problem with ubuntu, and with linux mint 18 cinnamon. ...
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How can I play steam games on Ubuntu with wired XB360 controller? [duplicate]

Do you just plug in the USB cable or are there drivers? I know on Windows it does that by itself.
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How can one dynamically select which network interface to use to make a connection?

I'll start off by explaining my set-up. I have an Ubuntu workstation (14.04) which has two connections to two different switches, on the 10.1.x.x network and 10.2.x.x network respectively (I will ...
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Environment variables not from bashrc?

I use 1604 Unity DE and I am not enjoying that games from steam minimize on selecting another window. This is just bad behavior imho and should be changed since this default is simply silly and only ...
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CS:GO Won't load on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently got Ubuntu 16.04 alongside my Windows 10 installation. I got steam since I mostly use my computer to play games. I downloaded CS:GO and clicked play. First weird thing I noticed. It didn't ...
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Steam isn't opening in Ubuntu 16.04

I have some problems with Steam I am having problems resolving. I had it up and running yesterday, playing games browsing through sales and what not. Today Steam will not even run. When I click on ...
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Trouble installing Steam

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and I want to get Steam on this machine. My first attempt at installing it was successful, but it stopped working properly (not sure what happened, don't ask). So, I went ...
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I can neither open nor uninstall Steam (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) [duplicate]

My Steam have apparently become completely unfunctional: If I try to open it, the icon flashes for a few seconds and nothing happens afterwards. If I try to uninstall it (Ubuntu Icon >> Search for '...
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Coding Error Within Terminal?

I own Terraria on Steam and its one of my favourite games. I finally got Steam working on my laptop and now it doesn't work. I don't know anything about code, so here's all the technical stuff. Upon ...
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Can't Install Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Chromebook that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on. It's a 32 bit instead of a 64 bit like most other's I've seen. I keep getting the same error code when I attempt to run steam. It says it can'...
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Dota not Launching UBUNTU 16

it says that it is running but not showing. even once.
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Steam update error on UBUNTU 16.04

Steam always have this error on start even I updated it. And also Steam not Launching the Dota 2 in Ubuntu 16.04
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How to fix sound effects in Sonic Adventure 2 using Steam and Playonlinux

I bought a Humble Sonic Bundle and got a lot of sonic games. I enjoyed playing Sonic Adventure DX but when I tried to play Sonic adventure two after installing the components XACT and dotnet20 from ...
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(Kubuntu) No steam games will start

I'm new to Linux systems so this might be really easy to fix. but recently i have been re installing all of my games. the first two that were installed (Hacknet, and Axiom Verge) worked perfectly fine ...
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How to run steam games correctly on ubuntu 16.04?

I just wanna post here how to run steam games correctly on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus First time install steam just open terminal and copy paste these completely step by step: mv ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/...
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PS3 controller on playonlinix with steam games

i have installer Steam trought Playonlinux to play some windows games. After installing, y opened Steam and installed games with it, the things is that the games installed this way will not recognize ...
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I am not able to run DOTA2 on steam (Ubuntu 16.04LTS)

Every time I try to start the game I get an error saying only one instance of the game should be running at one time. How do I fix this?( I am a newcomer to ubuntu)
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Steam for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm a new member of Ubuntu 16.04. I installed Steam to Play Cs:Go but it's running with intel GPU. I installed bumblebee but it's not working i guess. So, should i install 14.04 or is there any ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't install things

I don't understand what is actually happening, but I tried installing Steam, Opera and both times was unsuccesful. I think the program "Ubuntu software" is not working properly. For instance, if I ...
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How to change steam library location to another hard drive?

I had already downloaded TF2 in windows 8.1 and its kept in another drive not on the drive containing windows. Now I have downloaded Steam on Ubuntu and I want to change its library location to other ...
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Steam isn't working, anyone have an idea why? Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically grep: symbol lookup error: grep: undefined symbol: pcre_jit_stack_alloc grep: symbol lookup error: grep: undefined symbol: ...
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A Gaming Journey in Ubuntu

First off, I'm running: Dell Inspiron 530 Intel E4800 Dual Core NVIDIA GTX 660 4GB DDR2 667MHz RAM WD 500GB HDD 750W Rocketfish PSU With that being said, I have been tweaking and making changes for ...
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Steam doesn't start up, how to fix? (SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred) [duplicate]

Shows this in terminal: [2016-06-21 16:12:26] Extracting package... [2016-06-21 16:12:38] Installing update... [2016-06-21 16:12:39] Cleaning up... [2016-06-21 16:12:39] Update complete, launching... ...
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ubuntu 16.04 libgl errors [duplicate]

So I'm new to Ubuntu this is my first time using it and I wanted to get steam to play some games and after I have installed steam I downloaded counter strike global offensive and every time i start ...
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How do i get my steam to work?

Package libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-quantal:i386 needs to be installed Package libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-quantal:i386 needs to be installed Package libc6:i386 needs to be installed Running Steam on ubuntu 12.04 32-...
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Steam: Robocraft crashes at daily reward crate

I opened steam trough terminal hope to find an error from Robocraft but the screenshot attached is the only info I got from steam. I am on 16.04 on an Hp chromebook 11 g4, I removed chrome completely, ...
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Node error with steam trade/jackpot site bot

I am making a bot for a csgo gambling website and as I node the bot for it to work I get the error: TypeError: offer.getEscrowDuration is not a function at /root/bot.js:225:9 at Request....
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Unable to launch steam/tf2 using nouveau

Trying to use nouveau driver isntead of the nvidia driver cause of poor performance, but I am unable to launch steam to use the dedicated card. Launching as env DRI_PRIME=1 steam steam://rungameid/...
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Steam crashes whenever I open Big Picture Mode

Whenever I try to open Steam in Big Picture Mode, Steam simply crashes. I set Steam to open Big Picture Mode immediately when opened and when launched through terminal, the following is displayed: ...
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is there a way to run starcraft 2 without a virtualbox using windows using ubuntu 14.0.4?

I have asked this question before and the only answers I got was running it in a virtual box using windows. is there some way to run it without a virtual machine? I have looked at some wine programs ...
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Steam games suddenly stopped launching

So, I have steam downloaded from the ubuntu software center and have been playing antichamber, which is linux enabled and doesn't require wine/playonlinux or anything to run. It used to run absolutely ...