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

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Steam window not clickable - Lubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Lubuntu 16.04 from 15.10 I found a strange problem - Steam login window will appear, but when I try to click on it or manipulate with some other window, it gets simply "overwritten" ...
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Steam on Ubuntu 16.04

Ok, so I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my 08' Macbook Pro to give it a new lease of life and it's been a great decision, however I'm an extreme novice when it comes to coding whatsoever. I ...
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Steam not Working in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS games/video editing software

I need help with this problem really badly. My PC And my system is not opening steam I can open it on the virtual machine just fine but it does not open on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried to update my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do I have to sign into Ubuntu One in order to install Steam?

The first time I installed Steam for Ubuntu was during the beta phase, and I can't remember I had to do anything special. A few months later, I'm now on a fresh install of Ubuntu (13.04) and want to ...
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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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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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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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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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(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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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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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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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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Playonlinux - Steam games won't launch

I'm running Ubuntu gnome 14.04. I installed Steam through Playonlinux and everything went fine. I installed some windows games through Steam. When I click 'play' to launch the game, I get a window ...
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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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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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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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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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Kubuntu 15.10: Steam not launching

Anytime I try to launch steam it doesn't start and this comes up in the terminal: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler ...
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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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Steam won't start on ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I'm using latest Ubuntu GNOME, when I download the steam-installer though software works, after that nothing happens no update and wont launch. Here is the error message I get when I try to launch ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I properly install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Just as the title says. I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, but I've used it before about a year ago. I had help then, but now this seems pretty confusing. I've already read the Installing Software article, I'm ...
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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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What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps between different users?

Steam installs apps into a user's home folder. This means when a user installs an app, a different user has to install the same app again. What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps? My best ...
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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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libGL error: for steam

I am trying to install steam after installing 15.04. When It should be installed the icon shows in my applications, but wont launch when i click on it. I entered steam< in the terminal, and ...
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Dota not Launching UBUNTU 16

it says that it is running but not showing. even once.
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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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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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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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Does Steam require a new installation in Wine for every game?

I have heard that to run non-native Steam games on Linux you have to have a separate Steam installation running in Wine for each game, and that you can't just install Steam once in Wine and then have ...
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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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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