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

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Steam Install Error on 14.04 Ubuntu 64bit

I have tried some of the solutions posted elsewhere in the support forum, one seemed like it worked but after a steam update i found myself back at square one I am a new Linux user and am already at ...
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Steam stopped working

I rebooted my computer because I had some problems. After rebooting, I tried opening Steam, but when I did, the screen went black and looked like the terminal screen and then returned me to the login ...
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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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[solved]steam installation error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Steam shows an installation error while installing from the .deb package also from Ubuntu software center. error : Couldn't set up the Steam Runtime. Are you running low on disk space? Continuing... ...
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How to remove proprietary AMD drivers & repair Unity

I have installed these AMD drivers for my HD 5770: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx When I launched Steam it threw me an error that something was wrong with OpenGL, ...
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Steam dependencies can't be installed

I found a few questions that were similar to this but none of them were enough like my particular case to be of any use. Whenever I open Steam, a terminal opens up: Steam needs to install these ...
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Steam needs to install these additional packages

I try to install steam, and it is given me huge headics. If I click the steam icon it opens the terminal with the following message: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Install wine Steam games not on main folder

I'd like to have a full guide as to how to make this possible. right now I'm not being allowed by wine to select any folder nor to create any folder. ...
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How to install apps to another drive? [duplicate]

I have a SSD 80 gigs disk which I want to use for Ubuntu 12.10 installation and some programs like Libre Office and Firefox, but the new Steam Linux and games would fill up my SSD quickly. How can I ...
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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 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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play Dota 2(Steam game) on ubuntu with the previous downloaded data on linux?

I searched and there was many question about this but none of them was exactly what i needed my question is can whether i play dota2 on steam whithout having to download dota2 again or having to use ...
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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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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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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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Using USB stick to save and access steam games [duplicate]

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I have just installed it like 10 minutes ago to replace Chrome OS. I do not know any commands currently or how to explore any Linux system to be exact. My question is; is ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...
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Terrible performance in Dota 2 with Intel HD Graphics 4400 (i7-4600U)

I tried to play Dota 2 (installed via steam) on ubuntu 14.04. As it was not playable (very low frame rate ~3 fps, even with the lowest graphical settings ~8 fps) I supposed the graphic drivers were ...
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Making HDD Executable

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have experienced much grief in these last weeks as I have tried to download steam and play games on my computer. Steam downloadeds on my ssd and runs fine, but I would ...
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Steam error > NVidia problem, fix = can't open xubuntu

I installed the latest linux nvidia driver as per this and this. I thought it was running fine but in Additional Drivers it was I'm using the proprietary driver but none is selected in the list. ...
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Window fullscreen mode in unity. Problem with steam games in windowed mode

I don't understand how fullscreen window mode (that hides system top bar) works in unity (14.10). Some apps (firefox, terminal, chrome) use F11 shortcut to go fullscreen and it works perfectly. But it ...
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Can't find Steam in Ububtu Software Center

I am having a problem. I cannot find Steam on Ubuntu Software Center. I was able to find it before I installed Ubuntu, but now I am not able to find it. Any suggestions?
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How to run Windows Steam games from Linux Steam (with WINE)?

I am currently using 2 versions of steam, the Linux one for games compatible with Linux, and the windows version in wine for games which are not compatible. I was wondering if it is possible to get ...
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Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue?

Garry's Mod displays error when I try to run it, how do I fix this issue? Output of lcpsi -v "00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31/P35/P31 Express DRAM Controller (rev 02) ...
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Cannot Uninstall Steam [duplicate]

How do I unistall steam? sudo apt-get remove steam returns Package 'steam:i386' is not installed, so not removed This response seems odd because this is a 64 bit system and I steam runs fine when I ...
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removed stuff and steam won't work anymore

I was running into some issues running steam in ubuntu 14.10 and people on the internet suggested to remove some stuff in order to resolve my issue.. So I ran this little gem over here: rm -rf ...
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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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Recording 32-Bit Applications on a 64-Bit System with GLC

I'm stumped. Or I'm stupid. Let's go with the second one. I installed GLC, the game recorder, on my 64-Bit Ubuntu 14.04 hoping to record games like CSGO and other source games on Ubuntu like I did ...
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Cannot install steam Ubuntu 14.10

I cannot install a steam on ubuntu 14.10. I haven`t had this problem before. Selecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 218661 files and directories currently ...
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Installing Steam games to SD card uninstall at shut down

I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to run steam games from my SD card on Unity. I have a 32 Gigabyte SD card and I was able to install all of my games onto it. But when I shut down my computer, all of my ...
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[Solved, sadly]Can't install steam on ubuntu, i'm on a chromebook

I installed Ubuntu on my chromebook with sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r trusty -t kde I thought that all was good in the world, but when I install steam from their website, run it through the ...
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Monitor problems, I need help [duplicate]

I recently changed my resolution. I'm using a small Polaroid flat screen. The screen started flickering in a purple color, and now I can't get on my account. So, I'm in safe mode. Any way I can ...
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ELEFCLASS error steam radeon card

i have problem whit my steam i have a x86_x64 kernel 3.16.7.4-1 an my CSS CounterStrike Source dont start i have also try Sanctum 2 works very good for me sorry for my bad english i know its not the ...
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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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Linux version of XCOM won't work on Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I try running it, I get Missing executable I tried deleting the app cache folder, re-installing both Steam and XCOM, and verifying the installation files. Nothing worked. How do I make ...
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How to give execute permissions to an external hard drive

I just bought a 1 TB My Passport external hard drive an I am trying to run steam games off of it. When I try to download games there it says the folder must be in a drive with execute permissions. I ...
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Steam works, but refuses to launch games

Steam will launch and run properly, allowing me to download games and such. But upon trying to launch a game nothing will happen. No loading, no popup from steam. Nothing.
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Steam gives error on startup, serveral games don't run

on ubuntu 14.04 when starting steam I get the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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Play on Linux Audio Problem 14.04

For recording gameplay I use simple screen recorder and for audio I use jack and pulseaudio. My steam games default to my headset but to record I need it to go to jack sink. But when I go into Pulse ...
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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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Unity launcher shown over Dota 2 in Fullscreen

Every time I launch dota 2 on my pc running 13.10 it looks like this: The side and top bars don't go away even though the game is in full-screen. I only have this problem with dota 2 all other games ...
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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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Flash Drive won't connect to steam

I'm on my HP Chromebook 14. Recently I installed Dota 2 from steam onto my flash drive. Everything was working fine until I decided to turn my computer off since it was really hot. When I logged back ...
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Steam Garys Mod crash Memory

I have a problem with my game on Steam. It outputs only this error. I don't know what to do. Maybe one out of you have a option for me. Game update: AppID 4000 "Garry's Mod", ProcID 5225, IP ...
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Steam error. Could not find required OpenGL entry point

Just downloaded a game on steam and when I try to press play I get this error http://i.imgur.com/jUtUgtP.png I'm on a HP Chromebook 14 running both Chrome OS and Ubuntu Unity (12.04 since 14.04 ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'

I am not able to play "Half-Life-2" on Steam + Ubuntu 14.04 . Error shown in message box on screen: Could not find required OpenGL entry pint 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, ...
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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 ...