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

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steam not working in lubuntu [on hold]

Hai fellow penguins I just installed lubuntu but for whatever reason steam games wont run. do i have to manually install the drivers and if so what do i have to install. thnx in advanced. the ...
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Steam client GUI rendering glitch (flickering, weird overlay). Also affects Strife game

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook 2,1 with 4gb RAM (about 3gb usable). All other games run fine, but the Steam client itself renders all wonky, and Strife has the same problem as Steam. Links ...
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Does Steam install games to the / (root) partition? [duplicate]

As far as I know, Steam (and pretty much every other application) is installed to the "/" partition. If that's the case, why is such a small "/" partition recommended? Couldn't one or two Steam ...
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Logitech F310 Controller isn't mapping correctly

It's not that it's being recognised, when I run lsusb I get the following output$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus ...
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Running Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering

So I am trying to run steam on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. i7 Haswell CPu 16gigs ram SSD HDD Radion R9 290 graphics card. At first it would not install due to several missing libraries. After much ...
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how do i get steam to work with my 64 bit amd computer with error

when i try to launch steam a message pops up- you are missing the following 32-bit libraries,and steam may not run: libic.so.6 I tried a get apt-update but the message still pops up anybody know how ...
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From within Steam, how can I automatically disable the HUD hotkey upon a game's launch, and reenable it upon that game closing?

I've looked at this question but there's nothing automatic about it, I'm not trying to open a GUI and fiddle with settings everytime I start and stop playing a game. In Steam, it's possible to edit ...
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Steam error missing libGL.so.1

when downloading steam to my amd64 bit ubuntu pc i get the error-you are missing the following 32-bit libraries and steam may not run: libGL.so.1 any fixes would be much appreciated
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Can't bug report steam on Ubuntu 15.04

I did a ubuntu-bug steam (can't do ubuntu bug -w because steam won't start) and I get the following message: The problem cannot be reported: The report belongs to a package that is not installed. ...
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steam, game functionality issues

so i switched to ubuntu from windows today, and im running into issues, which my google-fu isnt at a high enough level to solve. at my first install attempt through the software center the terminal ...
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OpenGL Steam error

Ok, running 14.04 64x with a R9 280x. When I open steam I get this "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems." Tried purging and reinstalling the ...
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How to install a Steam game on PlayOnLinux?

I'm quite new to PlayOnLinux so I got really confused as I tried to install some of my Steam games. I'm using the newest version of this program. I installed Steam by selecting it from the ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam) AMD DRIVER

When I start steam in a terminal, I get the following error messages charlie@SteamMPL:~$ steam rm: no se puede borrar «/home/charlie/.steam/steam»: Es un directorio rm: no se puede borrar ...
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How to make steam use alsa with plugins on a x64 ubuntu?

I have disabled pulseaudio, I'm using alsa only with 2 plugins and of course there is Steam. The problem is Steam can't use alsa. The error seems to be: ALSA lib ...
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How can I set up a persistent /home for a Live USB? [duplicate]

I've got a 120GB USB 3.0 SSD and I would like to configure it as a Live USB with as much persistence as possible with regards to updates and also storing Steam games and misc system configurations. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Steam font issue

I had recently installed a fresh copy of trusty and are going to use steam again. Installation was done easy, steam starts up fine but the result looks like steam is missing some fonts... I thought ...
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Using IPEGA bluetooth gamepad with STEAM @ LINUX

I have successfuly paired gamepad IPEGA PG-9025 (bluetooth) with my notebook (UBUNTU 14.10) IPEGA PG-9025 can handle 4 diferent device modes when pairing, but only one makes sense for STEAM gaming - ...
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Can I play windows game using wine and/or through steam?

When I download Wine to play Windows games, will I also be able to play those Windows games through Steam? I'm very new to ubuntu and I would need an advise in this regard.
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steam missing libgl.so.1

I've tried so many things on so many forums and just can't get this to work. When I try to start steam it gives me the missing libGL.so.1 error then says "can't load steam ui". Running Ubuntu 14.04 64 ...
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Steam not responsive in browser (Wine)

When I open up Steam through Wine, it becomes unresponsive and only partially loads the page in Store, Community and "User". But, I can access Library and click on things in it. Screenshot of what is ...
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Steam showing “No Connection” (Wine)

I installed Steam using Wine and when I try to access the marketplace and it fails to connect and says "No Connection" at the bottom, even though I am connected through a wire. I don't have enough ...
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Half-Life 1 menus not appearing (Linux Version)

This is not the wine version of the game, it is through the linux version of steam. Whenever I load up the original Half-Life game I do not get any menus. I have tried using -soft as a Launch Option ...
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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,

So I know this is a problem that has been asked around a lot, but I've tried a bunch of solutions with no success. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit), and I just installed it yesterday. This is my ...
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Steam games in usr/bin

I use /./usr/bin/applicationname to launch programs using terminal, but steam games (or steam) doesn't show up in it, although I can put a steam game in my favorite applications list. Is there any way ...
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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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Steam won't start Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and steam launches into this! (I have required this through running the steam command in the terminal. Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is ...
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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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STEAM games crashes on LENOVO Z50 70 with DUAL GRAPHICS (intel+nvidia)

Problem Lot of steam games doesnt work at all on my notebook or simply crashes. Propably graphics driver problem ... thank you for any advice. Note 1: What is bumblebee, does it help in my ...
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What is [ 0.4486641 ACPI PCC probe failed] starting version 219?

That message just stays there forever and I have to reload Ubuntu 15.04 all over again to continue using computer. I've loaded wine, PlayOnLinux, and a few games. Also loaded steam. All works well for ...
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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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Steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

After Nvidia driver installation when I try to run Steam I am getting this error: steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I found this question and one ...
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CS GO native opens then closes on black screen

Basically I've got Steam and CS:GO installed but when I try to open CS:GO it opens and then closes on the black screen back to my desktop. I've tried changing all Nvidia drivers from additional ...
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Steam Terminal Packages Not Loading

I'm loving that Steam now has 700+ games on Linux, and downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and am now really trying to switch to this as much as I can, away from Windows (except for a few games like League, Elite ...
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Japanese characters show as boxes in steam on playonlinux

I have installed steam through playonlinux however Japanese characters are showing as boxes. I am not Japanese and would rather the text be English so I understand it however it is incredibly annoying ...
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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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wine and DiRT 3

I wanted to play steam dirt 3 on wine and it says A manually patched version of wine is mandatory (Bug 33034 ) or the game will show the "Checking Content..." screen forever. I did the other bugs on ...
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Issue when intalling steam with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bits [duplicate]

I have an issue when i try to install Steam for Ubuntu 14.04 TLS 64. Steam need to install more package to get full installed but it can't : Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Issue when loading steam and some games

So when i launch steam i keep getting the following error message: "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6

I have recently moved over from SteamOS which is Debian Wheazy. None of the other fixes have not worked, I tried getting steam both through Steam itself and the Ubuntu Center.
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PlayOnLinux via Steam fails badly! (3 of 3 failed)

Okay the following games did not work via steam but Steam worked... *DayZ (black box in corner then goes away!) *R.U.S.E. (stuck on loading screen!) *Unreal Tournament 3: Black Edition (logo apears ...
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How to install Nvidia Drivers

So I literally just installed ubuntu, but I just can't seem to find an answer that makes any sense and works for me. I have an Nvidia GTX 750Ti GPU, and I want to play some steam games. I am using ...
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libGL error: Couldn't dlopen libudev.so.1 or libudev.so.0, driver detection may be broken

Terminal output: felix@felix-ubuntu:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0_client) libGL ...
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Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
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How to change which graphics card a program uses?

I recently installed Steam to run Rust on my Ubuntu 14.04. The game, even at the lowest graphics settings possible, lags incredibly hard, to the point where the game is unplayable. I have two ...
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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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Direct rendering disabled

Originally games lagged a lot so I found out I should switch my driver to one that wasn't open source. I did that through the additional drivers setting and I chose what I believe is the most ...
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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 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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Ubuntu 14.04 Bumblebee/Optimus error with steam

When I run Dota 2 without primus or bumblebee it works but slow, the moment I try to run steam or dota with optirun/ primusrun I get errors. The Primusrun error: Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Garrys Mod wont launch in ubuntu 14.04

I installed garrys mod and verified the game cache. The game opens for a few seconds then just closes