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

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Playing a Specific Game on Steam

I installed Steam through my software center in order to play just one game. It is called "The Fall of Gods". It was only added to steam a few months ago, so I am not sure if I can even play it on ...
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(Kubuntu) No steam games will start

I'm new to Linux systems so this might be really easy to fix. but recently i have been re installing all of my games. the first two that were installed (Hacknet, and Axiom Verge) worked perfectly fine ...
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I am not able to run DOTA2 on steam (Ubuntu 16.04LTS)

Every time I try to start the game I get an error saying only one instance of the game should be running at one time. How do I fix this?( I am a newcomer to ubuntu)
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Damn font won't go away! Does anyone have an idea why? [on hold]

So I'm not a 'Computer Wiz' like my dad, but while he's at work I thought I'd ask other experts. So I was restarting my computer sometime last week and this error popped out of nowhere! I don't know ...
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How to run steam games correctly on ubuntu 16.04?

I just wanna post here how to run steam games correctly on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus First time install steam just open terminal and copy paste these completely step by step: mv ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/...
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PS3 controller on playonlinix with steam games

i have installer Steam trought Playonlinux to play some windows games. After installing, y opened Steam and installed games with it, the things is that the games installed this way will not recognize ...
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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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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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Node error with steam trade/jackpot site bot

I am making a bot for a csgo gambling website and as I node the bot for it to work I get the error: TypeError: offer.getEscrowDuration is not a function at /root/bot.js:225:9 at Request....
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How to change steam library location to another hard drive?

I had already downloaded TF2 in windows 8.1 and its kept in another drive not on the drive containing windows. Now I have downloaded Steam on Ubuntu and I want to change its library location to other ...
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Steam is an “essential system package”?

Today I installed Ubuntu MATE. I went to the software boutique section from the welcome screen to start installing software, I install Steam however it doesn't work no matter how many times I click it....
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Steam for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm a new member of Ubuntu 16.04. I installed Steam to Play Cs:Go but it's running with intel GPU. I installed bumblebee but it's not working i guess. So, should i install 14.04 or is there any ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't install things

I don't understand what is actually happening, but I tried installing Steam, Opera and both times was unsuccesful. I think the program "Ubuntu software" is not working properly. For instance, if I ...
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Steam isn't working, anyone have an idea why? Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically grep: symbol lookup error: grep: undefined symbol: pcre_jit_stack_alloc grep: symbol lookup error: grep: undefined symbol: ...
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A Gaming Journey in Ubuntu

First off, I'm running: Dell Inspiron 530 Intel E4800 Dual Core NVIDIA GTX 660 4GB DDR2 667MHz RAM WD 500GB HDD 750W Rocketfish PSU With that being said, I have been tweaking and making changes for ...
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Steam doesn't start up, how to fix? (SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred) [duplicate]

Shows this in terminal: [2016-06-21 16:12:26] Extracting package... [2016-06-21 16:12:38] Installing update... [2016-06-21 16:12:39] Cleaning up... [2016-06-21 16:12:39] Update complete, launching... ...
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ubuntu 16.04 libgl errors [duplicate]

So I'm new to Ubuntu this is my first time using it and I wanted to get steam to play some games and after I have installed steam I downloaded counter strike global offensive and every time i start ...
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How do i get my steam to work?

Package libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-quantal:i386 needs to be installed Package libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-quantal:i386 needs to be installed Package libc6:i386 needs to be installed Running Steam on ubuntu 12.04 32-...
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Steam: Robocraft crashes at daily reward crate

I opened steam trough terminal hope to find an error from Robocraft but the screenshot attached is the only info I got from steam. I am on 16.04 on an Hp chromebook 11 g4, I removed chrome completely, ...
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Error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libXtst.so.6 […]

I'm aware that many people are having problems on launching Steam (downloaded from Steam not the repos) on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit with this error message: svetlana@svetlana-desktop:~$ steam Running ...
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Unable to launch steam/tf2 using nouveau

Trying to use nouveau driver isntead of the nvidia driver cause of poor performance, but I am unable to launch steam to use the dedicated card. Launching as env DRI_PRIME=1 steam steam://rungameid/...
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Steam crashes whenever I open Big Picture Mode

Whenever I try to open Steam in Big Picture Mode, Steam simply crashes. I set Steam to open Big Picture Mode immediately when opened and when launched through terminal, the following is displayed: ...
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is there a way to run starcraft 2 without a virtualbox using windows using ubuntu 14.0.4?

I have asked this question before and the only answers I got was running it in a virtual box using windows. is there some way to run it without a virtual machine? I have looked at some wine programs ...
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Steam won't start on ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I'm using latest Ubuntu GNOME, when I download the steam-installer though software works, after that nothing happens no update and wont launch. Here is the error message I get when I try to launch ...
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Trying to install steam on ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to install steam from the software centre, steam website and through apt-get and I always get this error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, ...
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Steam games suddenly stopped launching

So, I have steam downloaded from the ubuntu software center and have been playing antichamber, which is linux enabled and doesn't require wine/playonlinux or anything to run. It used to run absolutely ...
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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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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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How can I automatically mute an application when not in focus?

When I'm playing some games like chivalry Medieval Warfare and I switch to another software like Firefox or Desktop the sound of the game still plays. So, How can I fix this problem ?
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Steam not booting up?

Maybe it's because of the driver? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Radeon video card. steam XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0" ...
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Games on Steam won't open

Every time I click to open a game on Steam it opens then closes before starting. I went to check Video Drivers and it said I needed to update and that it failed to detect video drivers but when I ...
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Steam Desktop Authenticator on linux

Does SDA (Steam Desktop Authenticator) works on ubuntu 14.04 https://github.com/Jessecar96/SteamDesktopAuthenticator its not working on my ubuntu pc with wine
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Enter The Gungeon not launching

I click "play game", "preparing to launch" pops up and then nothing happens. I have a PowerColor Radeon R9 270 DirectX 11.2 AXR9 270 2GBD5-DHEV2 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support ...
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Steam won't start [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I want to download steam and the when I try to run it this comes up. Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad ...
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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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Trying to run steam on kubuntu 16.04 but it crashes immediately after launch [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with steam whenever I launch the program it tries to load but abruptly crashes a few seconds after I launch it. I just ran it via the terminal and this is what I got Running ...
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Where are Steam games installed?

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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How do I properly install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Just as the title says. I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, but I've used it before about a year ago. I had help then, but now this seems pretty confusing. I've already read the Installing Software article, I'm ...
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Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD driver

I have a problem launching steam in ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Tried installing with the sudo command apt-get install steam it works I agree on the privacy note. But when I try to open steam it flashes and ...
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Low FPS after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

recently just installed 16.04, from 14.04 - did a fresh install - erased Hard drive. Everything went fine except now I get a drop of FPS from playing games, specially on steam. In fact, the reason why ...
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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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I can't launch Portal 2

When i launch via steam or desktop icon in my library it says Portal 2 - Running for less than a second and then stops like nothing happened if i type the launch code in the terminal this is what i ...
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Software store only contain the installed apps and unable to install .deb files [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Steam and i downloaded the .deb file from the page but when i click install on it it just flashed "installing" for about 0.3 seconds. As shown in the screen shot HELP EDIT:...
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Lubuntu 16.04 32 bit: Installing Steam

I'm a newbie to Linux and Ubuntu in general. I've been doing baby steps in trying to figure it all out. But there's one thing I'd like to figure out something that's been bothering me as a gamer: ...
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Problem running Steam on 16.04 with newest NVIDIA driver

Steam is running when install I install nvidia-current (304). If I switch to the newest available 361 I get the error: $ steam ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/...
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USB listed as read only

I'm on a chromebook 11 (CB3-111), and I've already installed Ubuntu w/ unity. I've downloaded Steam, and I was trying to install CS:GO. I knew it would require another storage space so I got a SanDisk ...
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Steam -> Dota 2 will not boot/launch

Well, i can't play DOTA 2 (switched from WIN). When i press Play on steam, it says it is launching and then it is running, no sign of DOTA at all, but system monitor, what only shows 2 processes ...
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a new user to Linux and I'm having some problems trying to install steam on my laptop. I tried downloading the latest version from steam store, using USC to install it and even the terminal. Each ...
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Trouble starting steam

I'm desperately trying to make "steam" work on my Ubuntu server, but it doesn't work: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 pixelated icons in task manager

In my install of kubuntu 16.04 running plasma 5.6.4 via the backparts ppa, the icons rendered on the task manager are extremely low quality for some applications. It seems for pre-installed kde ...