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

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Could not find required OpenGL Entry Point error with Steam

I'm on a HP Chromebook 14 and I just installed Dota 2 on steam and when i click play it gives me this error. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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How to install Steam directly to flash drive?

I'm using a HP Chromebook 14 and I'm running ChromeOS and Ubuntu at same time and I have a 32 GB flash drive. I'm trying to figure out how to install steam directly to the flash drive but it doesn't ...
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Steam GAME through Wine displays NO text

I recently installed Steam for Windows through Wine on my Linux. I had a problem that Steam didn't show any text whatsoever, so I disabled dwrite and everything was fine. Then I installed a game ...
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Need help with steam!

I recently downloaded Dota 2 from steam and earlier I was playing it then I turned my computer off for awhile because it was hot and when I went back to play it I opened steam and it wasn't in my ...
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Steam download restarts

I recently installed steam on my computer on ubuntu. I was downloading Dota 2 it was at like 5.1 gb of 6.5 gb and it just all of the sudden restarted from the beginning... But under network usage it ...
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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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How to run Skyrim in wine using primusrun?

When I cd into a directory containing a .exe that I can run in Wine, how do I run that .exe with primusrun? Specifically, I have installed Skyrim via Steam on PlayOnLinux. I've successfully run other ...
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How to make the “Steam key” on ASUS ROG laptop work

The dedicated steam key on my ASUS ROG G751 laptop does not do anything. What do I need to do to make it launch steam?
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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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Dayz on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently bought the game Dayz on my computer using Steam. I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer, and it says Dayz can't be played on my platform. I am a Ubuntu beginner. Is there ...
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Trying to Make Skyrim Work Correctly

System Info: Computer: HP Envy dv7 Processor: AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD Graphics x2 RAM: 15.1 Gb Hard Drive: 2182.6 GB (split between a 2TB drive and a ~250GB solid state Graphics Card: ...
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Escape the room games [on hold]

Are there any Escape the room games for Ubuntu? I know this might not be the best place to ask, but it's active. Anyhow, I'm looking for something like Doors and Rooms or something with a story ...
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14.04 Ubuntu not loading steam game system

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 and Steam will not down load. It is telling me it has a bad gateway. What do I need to do to load it through the launcher or off the steam main site?
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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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How Can I Install A Steam game On A Flash Drive

I'm Wondering if I Install Garry's Mod On A flash Drive?
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Steam (using wine) starting civ 5 on the wrong screen

I have my left screen set as primary screen in ubuntu (unity) and most things just do what they are supposed to do when they are fullscreen. They run on my primary screen. But for some reason when I ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 14.04.1

When I click on the icon from the Launcher, nothing happens. When I enter 'steam' in Terminal, I get this: steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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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 can/Can I run the game Garry's Mod on Ubuntu 14 via Wine?

I have checked Google and the Wine Website. Google only gave old tips and Wine didn't say about running the game. Is there a way I can play Garry's Mod through Wine on Linux? I don't want to download ...
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How to download skyrim from steam and play on ubuntu

I recently bought Skyrim on Steam and did not know that it can only be played on Windows. I was wondering how can I play Skyrim on my Ubuntu computer?
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Can't open Steam (You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run)

I for some reason can't open Steam. It worked for a while before but it suddenly stopped working. Here's the error that shows up: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not ...
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Steam install can erase my home. How to prevent it?

I have read a disturbing topic on Valve where a user lost his system when using the steam script. There is a discussion on reddit.linux and on reddit/steam. This may not be a common problem ...
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Steam doesnt start correctly Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I've installed all the updates for Ubuntu. I got steam from steampowered.com and everything seemed to install fine. But when I clicked on it, it said "Updating Steam" and ...
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Why wont steam launch in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and ive installed all the updates for Ubuntu. I got steam from steampowered.com and everything seemed to install fine. But when i clicked on it, it said "Updating Steam" and ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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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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Steam-Linux behind a proxy server

I just downloaded Steam Beta from here. I installed the package, and when I start steam, I get the following It then says, unable to connect. When I start it from the terminal, I get this error. ...
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Steam cannot set up steam data

So, I am fairly new to xubuntu, and have just made a fresh install. I decided to get steam, so I used the Software Center to install steam, but i am encountering problems. Running steam from the start ...
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xbox controller keys wont map properly

I am using a wired x box 360 afterglow controller. I plugged it in and installed xboxdrv. On the joystick pane all the buttons are mapped properly but when I load a game on steam several of the ...
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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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I need help installing Steam on my Chromebook thru Wine

I successfully installed Crouton and Wine on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I downloaded Steam .deb file from the website and tried to install it but I keep getting this error message. "Only one software ...
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Steam not displaying text on wine 1.5 running on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello fellow dwellers of askubuntu, as the title says I'm having difficulties with getting Steam to run properly. I think I have the solution but I am pretty incompetent with Ubuntu (just started ...
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Package differences between Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server, notably Intel HD 5000 drivers

I am currently in the process of setting up Ubuntu Server on an Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK. I chose Ubuntu Server to get rid of most of the overhead Ubuntu Desktop brings that I would not want on a ...
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Steam games span on both monitors

I have 2 monitors connected to my computer. Whenever I open a game on Steam on fullscreen, the game stretches over both monitors, having half screen on one, and the other half of the game on the ...
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error broken count >0 after installing steam

I am new with Linux and don't know exactly whats going on, but getting the hang of it. The problem is after I installed Steam in Ubuntu 64 bit, I couldn't play a lot of my old games (32 bit) and get ...
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Steam missing package libcurl3.7.34 on ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

Here is my problem: I'm trying to install steam and I got this error: sudo apt-get install steam-launcher The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam-launcher : Depends: curl E: Unable to ...
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Garry's Mod Add on Folder?

Hi i'm trying to install the CSS add on to GMOD but for the life of me cant find the add on folder, Or the steam folder itself for that matter. When I try load the folder via GMOD it comes up that ...
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After suspend, steam client freezes on startup but works again after a reboot

Steam works fine but it hangs when I apply the following steps: Start steam Stop steam suspend my laptop (after wakeup) start steam Now the steam client hangs at startup. I only see a blank popup ...
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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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Steam Fails to Load

I've tried installing from several different sources and by several different ways. I always get the same outcome :/usr/share$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04

Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04, i have installed the steam using command below sudo apt-get install steam -y it ran and completed and when i go to unity do a search for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1, Steam crashes on first login

I am trying to run Steam on Ubuntu, just double-upgraded from 13.04 to 14.04. There are other issues with Steam on 14.04 reported everywhere on the web, but I cannot find a similar one. I tried both ...
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Make Steam windows be always on top?

When I right click the top of steam windows I don't get a context menu. Is there any way to make steam windows (particularly chat windows) be always on top?
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How to change default GPU for XCOM on Linux

So, I picked up XCOM: Enemy Unknown (with the Enemy Within expansion) on Steam recently. Great game, even with the bug, but I'm finding that now and then FPS will drop to like seven, especially after ...
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Where are Steam games installed?

Hy! I want to buy a new notebook in the near future to play games on it. I'm looking forward for the new Steam for Linux client. My question is that where does the Steam install the games, on the home ...
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moving my dota2

I want to copy files. how do I move my dota2 program to another pc? or move it to a external HDD? I am reformatting my Ubuntu into 64-bit. anyone can help please. I have tried copying using terminal ...
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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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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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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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PlayOnLinux - Steam - Chivalry Medieval Warfare - Microsoft VC redist Loop

I recently switched to ubuntu and so far I think it is amazing! I am trying to run the game Chivalry Medieval Warfare on a Windows Client of Steam through Wine/PlayOnLinux. The game downloaded okay ...