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

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Steam requires execute permissions

I've got Steam installed on my Ubuntu 14.04. system, and it has worked so far. But now, when I start Steam, my installed games appear to be not installed, and when I click on 'Install', it says that I ...
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Steam client HDD memory problem

Today, as I was playing Robocraft via Steam Client, I got dissconected from the server a few times. After the 3rd dissconection, as I lunched the game again, it required to be installed, as it never ...
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Why do I keep on losing permissions on my secondary hard drive?

My large secondary HDD that I use for storing all my steam games has once again up and decided that it needs to be it's own person again and I no longer have execute permissions for it. so all my ...
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steam error : do not have enough disk space available to run this game please free up some disk space and try again

I have installed steam but a message appears Steam Error : "You do not have enough disk space available to run this game. Please free up some disk space and try again" whereas my hard drive its ...
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Can't install Dota on steam

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm unable to install DOTA2 on steam. I have a game backup which I'm unable to load because I get this screen. Please help!!
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steam wont load TF2 [on hold]

Error! - Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glColorMaskIndexedEXT'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your OpenGL driver needs to be updated. that is my problem. can any one help ...
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How to install steam games to an external hard drive? What do i do?

I've looked everywhere on the internet for a working answer on this, but all ive found doesn't work. I am trying, and have been for several days now, to install steam games to my 500gb external hard ...
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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,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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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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HTML in package list from Steam

This error suddenly popped up on my Linux Mint 17.1 install: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Problem with installing Steam on Ubuntu 15.04

Actually i have installed the new Ubuntu 15.04 64bit, and when i'm trying to install Steam on it, there is a problem. In fact i have downloaded the deb package from steam website, installed it and ...
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Error in installing Steam on ubuntu 15.04

agung@agung-K43SJ:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0) libGL error: unable to load ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Steam hash sum mismatch and invalid file format errors

I have Steam Beta installed, and when I just ran: sudo apt-get update I got the following output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com vivid ...
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Some Steam games won't startup, gameoverlayrenderer.so error

I'm using an Intel HD Graphics card. Since some days, for an unknown reason, some Steam games won't start up, including Half-Life and Garry's Mod. Here's the shell output with Half-Life : Game ...
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Can't get steam to open in ubuntu

I'm probably doing something wrong but I have installed Steam on my new PC but when I go to run it I get: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing ...
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Can't login to Steam under Ubuntu 15.04

I recently switched to Ubuntu 15.04 and installed Steam. The installation went fine and Steam does run, but as soon as I try to log in, I get an error telling me that either my account does not exist ...
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Steam: could not connect to network

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. After another system update my Steam has broken. I receive "Could not connect to network" problem despite the fact PC is connected to the internet. I used steam --reset, ...
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How to install Windows Media Feature Pack? (Required by a game)

I've recently bough GTA5 for the computer, but through Game-stop. They gave me a code, and I got the install EXE file. I thought I could simply run it through steam, and I'd be done. However, when I ...
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steam not working on ubuntu 15.04

when trying to load steam from the terminal it displays Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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How to download games for steam for another platform

My question is how to download games from steam for an operating system that the game doesn't run on. For instance, i want to download a game for windows to run it in a vm, But it says that the game ...
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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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Error installing steam in ubuntu

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been ...
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Warthunder crashing on startup with short terminal dialog

this is a question concerning warthunder, a game that is available in linux. I downloaded it from steam, and when i start it it opens up a terminal for a tenth second before automatically closing it, ...
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I installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10 but got an error while starting application, how can I fix it?

I started steam through the terminal, but got an X Error, as follows: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-07-17 19:19:21] Startup - updater built Jun 4 ...
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How can/Can I run the game Garry's Mod on Ubuntu 14 via Wine?

I have checked Google and the Wine Website. Google only gave old tips and Wine didn't say about running the game. Is there a way I can play Garry's Mod through Wine on Linux? I don't want to download ...
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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 fails to start

I have Kubuntu 15.04 on Linux work002 3.19.0-22-generic #22-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 16 17:15:15 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux kernel. When I try to run steam from terminal, I get following error: ...
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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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Get 'SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred' when trying to run steam

I'm on ubuntu 15.04.3. I've run sudo apt-get update, upgrade, distro-update etc., installed a bunch of 32-bit libraries, but I still can't get it to run. The full error is here: SteamUpdateUI: An X ...
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Slow Steam Downloads in Ubuntu

Downloads in Steam are super slow, often less than 1kb/sec. I know that this is not due to poor steam server location or poor internet connection, as it downloads fine on Windows. I am using Wubi.
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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Particular Application (Steam) don't allow me to click inside window

I use ubuntu 14.04, and until today steam would run just fine on my computer, but now it opens normally but it doesn't allow me to interact (type, click or anything) inside the opened window. I've ...
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Steam launches, but window is unusable [closed]

My Steam installation has suddenly stopped working. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Steam a few months back, have played and downloaded several games, and everything has always worked fine. I ...
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Steam does not launch on 15.04

Could not find the very same problem elsewhere. Config is : i5-4590 on ASrock H97M Anniversary, 16GB RAM, GTX 970 from ASUS. Ubuntu 15.04 and drivers Nvidia 352.21. When start Steam, I got the ...
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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 problem ubuntu 15.04

I've been trying to run steam in the terminal and all I get is: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Can I somehow avoid having two versions of Steam?

So, I've recently moved from Window$ (again), and I'd like to move my game library over. I've already installed Steam for Linux (so I can play supported games natively), but now I have to install ...
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What's libGL and what does it have to do with Steam?

I've tried installing Steam in Ubuntu and there were several errors to do with libGL. For instance: libGL error: unable to load driver: r600_dri.so libGL error: driver pointer missing Can someone ...
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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 don't know what to install or ...
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Steam wont open on Ubuntu 15.04

When I run steam from the terminal I get this: Running Steam on Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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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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Why wont steam launch? Please help! Ubuntu 15.04

Steam wont launch, i get this message crazyfrog@crazyfrog-desktop:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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Steam not installing correctly

When I try to install steam on Ubuntu 15.04 I get this gus-ubuntu-partition@gusubuntupartition-MacBookPro:~$ steam Setting up Steam content in /home/gus-ubuntu-partition/.local/share/Steam Running ...
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steam won't install on chromebook 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my chromebook, the new way through usb boot, and it won't let me install steam, it downloaded the package and took me to the software center for download but all ...
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Steam won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04 x64

After installing Steam in Ubuntu 15.04 x64 it won't start. After trying this command in terminal steam I get this output: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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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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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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Steam not working with open source drivers

I have been on quite the odyssey trying to get steam to work. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and the linux 4.0.5 kernel. System specs: Intel haswell quad core CPU AMD Radeon 7870 Graphics Samsung 850 EVO ...