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

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Steam won't work properly

I installed from Ubuntu Software Centre. When I start steam, it opens the page asking you whether you need a new account or whether you want to login. I chose create new account, agreed to the terms ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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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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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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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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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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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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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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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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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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Steam taking up huge amounts of space (bug)

Every few week this happens: (Note: the disk analyzer was ran with sudo). This happens without doing anything, just as soon as steam launches, I get an error that there's no empty space left on ...
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Team Fortress 2 using more CPU on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS than in Windows 8 [closed]

CPU: AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Radeon HD 7520G) RAM: 8 GB (I use Ubuntu 64-bit) Driver using: X.org X server (not a proprietary driver) Also, I don't use wine for Team Fortress 2 ...
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How do I change the language of games on Steam? [on hold]

I'm in love with Valve for providing games on Linux! But here is the problem: I'm French and would like to have games in my native language (I have the problem with DOTA and Borderlands 2). How can I ...
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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: Downloaded game in Windows—want to play in Ubuntu

I recently purchased Borderlands 2 on Steam, and installed it in Windows. Currently, my Windows is installed alongside Ubuntu (my primary OS). I was not aware that Borderlands 2 could be run on ...
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Problem downloading steam

When I try to install Steam it says that I am missing 10 packages. How do I get these packages? These need to be installed: curl, libc-dev-bin, libc6, libc6-dev, libc6-dev-i386, libc6-i386, ...
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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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Football Manager 2015 Doesn't Work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a problem. When i try to open Football Manager 2015, it opens a black screen on window mode during 2-3 seconds. Some outputs of necessary codes. lspci | grep -E "VGA|3D|Display" output: ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam)

i recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 onto a new PC and i am having issues with steam. I installed it through the software centre, and every time i try to load it i get the error message : "OpenGL GLX ...
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“Missing executable” with Half Life Deathmatch on Steam

I have downloaded Half Life Deathmatch, but when I try to run it all I get is a "Failed to start game (missing executable)" error. I tried deleting the appcache and restarting but nothing works. Can ...
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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 (native client) crashes on run through desktop icon, but not terminal

Sorry if another question already exists with an answer, all of the other ones I saw were about crashing the entire system or crashing on game start. So, I just set up a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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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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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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I cant get steam to work, missing libGL.so1

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have massive problems with Steam. I already fixed the error libc.so.6, and thought Steam was working but then received this: You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL.

Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL. this pops up when i try to open tf2 through steam. I am not using a video ...
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Steam doesn't launch on ubuntu 14.04

After I typed in steam on terminal, a log-in screen appeared, but the screen did not respond to my clicks at all! ~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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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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How to minimise Steam to the Unity panel (system tray)?

When I run Steam there are two icons, one in the Launcher and one in the Unity panel. How do I remove the icon on the Launcher? I just want an icon of Steam on Unity Panel. Clicking the close button ...
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How do I remove Steam?

Anyone know of a way to remove Steam from Ubuntu 12.04? Looked around the net but could not find an straight forward solution. Thanks.
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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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Dota 2 crashes after hitting play game. Sometimes on load screen and sometimes after hero selection

I performed every "help" given in the forums. I had previously upgraded to 14.10 which was when these problems started. I re-installed back to 14.04 but no luck with the steam or dota 2. ...
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How can I mount my partition with executive permissions using the launcher icons?

I'm trying to install steam games onto my Data partition (NTFS formatted since I use that partition as a bridge for the few times I have to use windows). I do not want it in my home folder since it ...
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Steam is extremely slow to load the first game

It takes almost 4 minutes to start a game (Dota2) and another 3 to start a match after accepting a match. this always happens only on my first match. The subsequent matches load relatively quickly, ...
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Lego Marvel POL freezes on startup

Every forum I go to for WINE says that LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes runs perfect in WINE. Well... I can't seem to figure it out. I boot up WINE Steam, and run the LEGO Marvel Superheroes game from ...
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Steam fails to Launch game

When i try to launch any game in steam it comes up with preparing to launch for e.g Dota 2 then that box closes and never loads game up. Any help would be appreciated.
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How to stop Steam from installing itself to other users?

I installed Steam and I want it to be installed only on my account. Everytime when someone else logs in, Steam tries to update itself to complete the installation for that user. I don't want to do ...
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Steam Interface messed up in Wine? [duplicate]

Yeah I'm new to the linux community, I always adored Linux as my brother is an expert in linux on some online community of linux but he's been quite busy but since growing up with him he had Ubuntu ...
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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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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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Launch Steam games without a X Desktop running

I'm using the first, accepted answer to this question to have Steam as an Environment on Login. Steam itself works fine, but when I attempt to start a game, the screen turns black and I have to ...
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How do I set up my optimus-enabled laptop to not have to use the 'nomodeset' parameter on boot and use the GPU?

So I'm trying to setup a windows&ubuntu enviroment on my laptop both on a single 128gb ssd. I haven't been able to previously install linux on this laptop because this laptop has a 760m dedicated ...
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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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Lubuntu 12.04 & Steam

I have a very old laptop (Pentium M 1800 inside :D), and installed Lubuntu on it. Because of problems with the PAE kernel, I used LUbuntu 12.04 alternate install as described here. This worked out ...
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Civilization V won't start

I just bought and downloaded "Sid Meier's Civilization V: Complete Edition". I have downloaded it and when I click play the "Preparing to launch" dialogue box appears then disappears and nothing it ...
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Team Fortress 2 fails to launch with primus/optirun

Few days ago I installed Steam, TF2, bumblebee and the newest nvidia drivers. My laptop has an integrated intel gpu and dedicated card (geforce 645m). I used to launch steam using primusrun steam and ...
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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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After installing Steam through PlayOnLinux, do I install the windows games through Steam or PlayOnLinux?

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is setup and running smoothly. I want to play Windows Steam games on Ubuntu. I installed PlayOnLinux and then installed Steam through that. The ...
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Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver as Primary Joystick

I'm trying to get my 360 controller configured to run with Steam and am running into issues with the controller configuration. I've got ubuntu-xboxdrv installed and the controller appears to connect ...
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Black screen on tf2 on ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed TF2 and when I launch the game, it gives me a black screen but sound however still works. It will not even display the Valve intro unfortunately. Any ideas on how coul i solve ...