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

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No sound in Steam games Linux version

I installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.04. It works fine but there is no sound on receiving messages, no sound even in games like Dota 2 and Strife. I also checked whether I'm a beta user but it's not the ...
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how to install libGL files

I was just wondering what just wondering what command I would use in front or behind a file name to install (I am very new to Linux and nothing seems to work for me, not even steam).
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Steam: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

I have the fgxrl driver(gfx: Radeon HD7950, 3GB), yet steam provides me this error every time on startup after I installed it. What is the fix? Do I need to purge both steam and fxgrl, then install ...
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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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How to I get steam to run, on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1431729692) Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not

I've ALready installed Steam But when i click on the program i get this message ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not I dont know what to install or EVEN ...
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How to stop Steam collecting and transmitting system information

I recently installed Steam from the official website (using the official .deb file), but as I'm not using it to play games, nor do I want it to collect any information about my system and its hardware ...
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I would like to know how to install: libc.so.6 file so that I can get steam

I have recently tried downloading steam from the steam web site and the Ubuntu Software Centre but when I try to launch the program this massage comes up: You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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How would you install Steam to an SD card using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I would like to install Steam on my computer, but I want the program and all the data to go to an SD card. How would you do that?
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Ubuntu Steam issue!!! Major important [closed]

Every time I click store page or any other menu nothing happens and a box pops up saying steamwebhelper.exe encountered a problem and needed to close nothing is working how do I fix it??????
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Source games stopped working through bumblebee

Yesterday I've installed some updates to my Ubuntu 14.04. I have nvidia-331 and bumblebee installed on my computer. After update I wanted to play games such as Dota 2 or Left 4 Dead 2 but it didn't ...
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Ubuntu Mate 15.04 - steam refusing to open

I installed Ubuntu MATE, using open source drivers; sudo apt-get install steam Attempt to run steam - doesn't run. Checking activity monitor, steam sleeping sudo apt-get remove steam Then ...
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Steam package conflict [closed]

I'm installing Steam on my Acer c720p Chromebook with ElementaryOS. But I've an issue during the installation. While finalizing the installation at the first launch, Steam installs 3 packages: ...
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Will changing to Ubuntu 15.04 affect steam big picture login?

I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10 using a package last supported by Ubuntu 14.10. I installed the PPA on this site. https://launchpad.net/~thor27-gmail/+archive/ubuntu/steam-desktop ...
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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 Driver Issue - Please help

I recently installed Steam to my computer, and purchased the lovely Orange Box bundle from Valve. Upon opening Steam, I was greeted with a message telling me that I should update my video card ...
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How can I fix E: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

I have ran into many issues istalling steam on my Ubuntu Chromebook, so I was trying to install the package libc.so.6. I was running the command sudo apt-get install libc6*, but still I have no luck.
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How to allow a process to use more memory

I am trying to run a game on Steam at a decent speed. I exceed the system requirements for this game, and the game is already set to minimum graphics, but it is still running slow. I have been using ...
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Add PlayOnLinux games to native Steam

I am one of the few Linux gamers out there and I am also a perfectionist. That makes me want to add my non-steam games to my library. But there is the problem. 95% of my games are PlayOnLinux games. I ...
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Unknown error when launching Dota 2 __Failed to read: 11110118 bytes -Very complicated issue-

First of I would like to state that I consider this a complicated issue because there is nothing on google regarding this error code. It's no where to be found so I hopefully someone here has ...
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Can't launch steam

I get the following response launching steam The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 : Depends: libglapi-mesa:i386 (= 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.4) unity-control-center : ...
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is it possible that my intel video driver is malfunctioning?

So, I've installed Steam on an Acer laptop aspire V5-131 which has a duo-core processor (model: 1017U) and 8 gb on RAM with Xubuntu 14.10. and installed some games, particularly hotline miami, and ...
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Can't install steam sucsessfully

The first time I tried to install steam got the following error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 So I did some research and tried this: sudo ...
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What's a good way of protecting password on a plain text executable script?

I am managing a few dedicated game servers on a Ubuntu server 14.04 machine. These games are downloaded and updated by the SteamCMD tool, which for some games, requires login from the command line ...
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore the ...
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Getting Gmod to work with a Radeon HD 7420G

I have the latest drivers installed and Gmod installed but when I click on play, the game just quits. I then ran steam from terminal and I got this log: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.10 64-bit ...
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Error loading libGL.so.1

When attempting to run various pieces of software (notably Steam and Yenka), I have come across an error similar to this: enter code here error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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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 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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error installing steam on ubuntu 14.04 fatal error loading steamui.so

When I try to install steam it crashes and provides an error message that says: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1 and after i press ok steam ...
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Steam Ubuntu 14.04 libGL.so.1 Bumblebee

I'm trying to install Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 but I'm missing a library You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1 I have installed libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 but it ...
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How to use S3CT textures with steam games

I'm running Lubuntu (latest version) and can't get any steam games to work. I suppose it's because of IntelHD graphics and was tole to use the Direct Rendering Preferences. I clicked add setting and ...
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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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Upgrading to 14.10 causes Dota to (sometimes) crash my computer?

So I was on Ubuntu 14.04 for a while and was perfectly happy with it, except that my mic was a little bit weird about when it wanted to work or not. I asked a question about it on AskUbuntu, and then ...
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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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Skyrim Audio Choppy

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I load Skyrim via PlayonLinux, the audio always becomes choppy and unbearable at times. Is there a solution?
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Terraria in Wine/Play On Linux (Steam version)

I installed Terraria using Play ON Linux's version of steam, but every time I open it, the launcher is open for like a second and then closes but nothing opens. Please help.
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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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Convet entire playlist from m4a to mp3

I have a ton of music on my computer, but unfortunately its in m4a but steam only takes mp3 is there a program or a termianl command that will convert an entire folder. thanks in advanced :)
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Steam refuses to launch on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using an Ubuntu Acer laptop, and I installed steam about two months ago, having no problems whatsoever. Now, when I try to launch steam, nothing happens. Even the desktop icons for my games are ...
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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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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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Unable to start steam on lubuntu

whenever i try to start steam i am greeted with this error message Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Steam Library must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permissions 1

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04(Dual Boot with Win 8.1) lts with about 12-13gb disk space. I installed Steam and tried to install DOTA 2 which requires about 10gb of space ,but I have only 6 gb left. I ...
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While playing Half Life 2 on ubuntu 15.04 the screen goes black and goes into lock screen sometimes

As the title said , when i play Half-Life 2 sometimes the screen goes black and goes into the lockscreen , so i need to put my password and go back to the game , its quite anoying, anyone have an idea ...
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Steam not opening/launching Ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

Steam seems to be running in the background and I cannot open it. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Please help. $ sudo apt-get install steam [sudo] password for noodle: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Steam won't run after download

I've downloaded steam multiple times, both from their website and the software center, and each time I run into this problem. The app downloads completely, and it says that I have it installed. I ...
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Steam Refuses to Launch on Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit

So I recently downloaded and installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit. However, when I attempt to launch it, it crashes. Heres my terminal: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Steam problems in Ubuntu 15.04 x64

Steam doesn't want to run in ubuntu 15.04. I have an ati graphics card (7870xt). I tried installing steam first and the proprietary drivers afterwards, and vice versa, removing steam files from ...
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Vivid / Poor performance on Football Manager 2014

When I launch a new game, I only have one star for performance, even for 1 league only, despite a good configuration for this (i don't want 3D view of matches): Xubuntu Vivid x64 / Intel Celeron ...