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

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Problem installing games on Steam with Ubuntu 15.04

Running into trouble trying to install any games on Steam. Steam works fine besides that, no problems with Friends or the Store, but whenever I try to download and install a game, Steam gets stuck on ...
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Steam won't start 15.04

I tried to reinstall I purged it, then I installed it back but it won't work i already tried: sudo apt-fast remove sudo apt-fast purge then i went to the website and got deb package and install it ...
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Wine Steam Error: Unhandled exception: unimplemented function x3daudio1_7.dll.X3DAudioInitialize called in 32-bit code (0x7b83ba4e)

I am trying to implement a patch fix for the addressed error in the title. I found the following wine-git patch that was said to address the issue: ...
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Rocket League won't run in Wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. As far as I know, I've satisfied all the needed dependencies to run Rocket League in Wine, but it doesn't seem to run. Here's my terminal output from opening Steam to ...
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Intel Graphics HD 3000 Steam Problem

I'm having issues with my grapics, when i play on windows CS GO for example i can play it smoothly, but on ubuntu (14.04 ,14.10 and 15.04) and now im on ubuntustudio 15.04; i have FPS drops on a ...
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Terminal asks for password but does not let me enter anything (15.04)

Whenever I try to open steam or some other programs, it opens the terminal and asks for my password, but when I try to enter it, it does not type anything and pressing enter just says sorry, try ...
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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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Steam does not connect to network [on hold]

Full disclaimer: I am running SalenOS, which is an Ubuntu 14.04 derivative, but not vanilla Ubuntu. I don't have some things like the Ubuntu GUI Package Manager. When I try connecting to Steam, it ...
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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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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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Steam needs to install these additional packages

Hi i have annoying problem with steam in ubuntu. After running steam it showed me that error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, ...
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Can I run Steam as its own standalone session?

I would like to run Steam in a standalone mode so I don't have to load a desktop and then run Steam. I just want 100% of my resources dedicated to the game. Ideally it would just be a Steam session ...
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Need help launching rocket league through playonlinux [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is fine through opening PlayonLinux, Steam, and Rocket League. I'm also running xboxdrv trying to get controller support. The controller is recognized fine and I ...
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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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I'm trying to run Steam but 32-bit libraries are missing

You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libXrandr.so.2 libpangoft2-1.0.so.0 libpango-1.0.so.0 libfreetype.so.6 libfontconfig.so.1 libgobject-2.0.so.0 libglib-2.0.so.0 ...
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Dependency problems installing steam

I'm having some dependency trouble trying to install steam on Ubuntu 14.04. I got the steam-launcher.deb-Package from http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb and installed it: ...
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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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Steam: The game The Settlers won't launch

Whenever I launch the game "The Settler" via Steam and then press play, a white thing is shown for a very short while and then nothing happens. Does anyone else have the same problem and somehow ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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Cant change permissions for others and groups

I recently bought a usb drive (sandisk cruzer 32 gig) and am trying to use it on ubuntu 12.04 LTS linux to play and download steam games on it. Everytime i try to create a new steam folder with the ...
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Unable to install Steam in 14.04.03 (dependency problem?) [updated]( This should also help with issues in 15.04)

Just got my new computer and installed 14.04.03. No errors during install. Nvidia video card with prop. drivers (geforce gts 970- version 346 and 352 of drivers tried) After installing ...
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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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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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software center “install” buttons greyed out

Running ubuntu 14.10 with software center 13.10 on my laptop. All the install buttons are greyed out. When I try to install stuff with apt-get I get the following error measage; ...
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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 Games Fail to Properly Launch [closed]

I am Running Makulu xfce (basically ubuntu 14.04) and I have Installed steam and downloaded two Linux games, Terraria and Little Inferno. However upon launching either of these games, the window will ...
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Steam white bars

I have this issue with steam. When I open it, it opens normally but pretty much all of the text is white bars. I tried installing it again, tried using windows version with wine but none of these does ...
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How can I play a game I already have with PlayOnLinux?

I recently installed PlayOnLinux on my PC, and was wondering if I could play the copy of Skyrim on my Steam account from PlayOnLinux without installing a new copy, as it only seems to allow. Is there ...
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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: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your ...
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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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CS:GO low fps / Stuttering / Graphic card driver problems

At the beginning I can say, I'm new to Linux systems. Few days ago I installed kubuntu 14.04. I tried to install drivers by driver manager. On X.org drivers i saw, the window dragging and animations ...
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Endless scrolling in Steam game (Bastion)

Only in Ubuntu (14.04), I get endless scrolling in the menus of Bastion, which I am playing through steam. Any way to solve this? It is not a continuous problem, and was temporarily solved when I ...
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Steam download speed drops off a cliff and then stops

The basic problem: When updating a game through Steam, I get an initial spike of network activity, then the download stops. As displayed by Steam, the speed tapers off: When looking at the actual ...
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PPA directory, Steam, Dota 2

I have a graphics problem on Dota 2, the characters and the wood are transparent. When I'm starting steam I am adviced to install ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates However, when I type that in Terminal I ...
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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 has installed, but will now not open

When I try to run steam from the terminal i get this output: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Can't run GeForce_Experience_v2.5.12.11.exe

I installed Ubuntu today and I want to install GeForce Experience to my computer and I tried to run it with Wine but it wouldn't work. I also tried to install Steam with it to get Windows version of ...
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Can not install steam: E: Unable to locate package

I've ran update and upgrade and are working fine. But when I try sudo apt-get install steam all i get is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Error installing Steam on 14.04.03 (missing 32-bit libraries)

I have the Steam Launcher installed (installed via Software Center), when double-clicking the launcher the following is executed in the command window: Steam needs to install these additional ...
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Dota 2 lags on nVidia 650 ti

I am a Windows user who is trying to switch to Linux completely. The only problem left for me is make Dota 2 run smoothly. At first Dota lagged a lot but then I installed drivers for my video card ...
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How can I start Steam with a cron job?

How can I start Steam using a cron job? I've tried just putting steam in cron, but it does not work. I've tried some odd stuff that I don't understand like DISPLAY=:0.0 steam %U but that does not ...
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Installing software into computer using liveUSB (but not into liveUSB)

I'll be honest with you. My goal is to install Steam into work computer for which I do not have root access, however have physical access. I do not want to change root password(unless it would be ...
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Steam ubuntu driver error

when i want to start steam using terminal, it displays: pcadmin@HP:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Steam will not run games (OpenGL Error)

Every time I go to play a game on Steam it won't run, and gives me this error: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! either your video card is unsupported, or OpenGL driver needs to ...
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Automatically add Steam games and desktop icons to GNOME activities?

In Ubuntu GNOME, Steam does not automatically add shortcuts to installed games in the GNOME Activities menu. I'm aware I can use a program like alacarte to manually add them, but that's one at a time. ...
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Steam doesn't start. LibGL error

Steam doesn't launch... trying to run it from the icon doesn't do anything, no errors, nothing. Trying to launch from the terminal and I get this: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit ...
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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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32bit library dependency problem

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 created ...
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Steam big-picture mode has no keyboard input

So I recently stumbled upon this answer here. That seems really awesome to be able to launch steam as a standalone session. So I followed all of the steps in the answer: Just copy the steam.desktop ...