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

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Steam running Witcher 2

Hi I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 14.03 and Steam after reinstalling Windows 7 as a dual boot. When I installed Steam originally the game The Witcher 2 seemed to run fine in lower graphic settings. ...
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OpenGL problems with steam

Any time i launch a source game on steam i get the message Could not find required OpenGL entry pint 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your OpenGL driver needs to be ...
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Steam crashes on launch in ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I just installed steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 box, and when I try to run it, It brings up the screen asking me to create an account or login. Irrespective of what I click, it crashes. The output from 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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TF2 constantly crashing

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Team Fortress 2 was running just great on my system. I decided to install proprietary drivers - Currently the NVidia 331.38 from nvidia-331 (not updates). Every game ...
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How can you play Steam games with nvidia-optimus laptop?

What is the best way to start a Steam game on a NVIDIA Optimus laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and the latest version of bumblebee installed? If I call Steam with optirun steam and then choose the ...
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Steam won't run Ubuntu 14.04

I am on an Optimus machine and whenever I try to run steam from terminal I get this line of text but nothing actually happens: /usr/bin/steam: line 191: /home/aleks/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh: ...
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Terraria with Playonlinux crashing when I input keys

I've had Ubuntu 64x for a few months now, and I'm not the best with installing programs on Ubuntu, so bear with me. I wanted to play Terraria on linux, so I installed "Playonlinux", and I followed ...
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Games launched from Steam in Ubuntu are grouped with the other Steam windows

When I launch a game with Steam the game window is automatically grouped with the other Steam windows. I'd like the game windows to have they're own icon in the pager and dock, seperate from the ...
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Can you transfer Steam games from one Ubuntu Laptop to another?

This question is about importing steam games form windows to Ubuntu so is similar but I don't think a duplicate. A little on my situation, I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and have Steam ...
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Dark GTK theme for unity like Steam

I'm search a GTK theme for Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Unity Desktop. The Colors like SteamOS. Please look picture ... where can i get this? Thank you
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam and got invited to the game streaming beta! In order to improve the experience I got a dual shock 4 controller. I know it's possible to play ...
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Running Steam and Dota2 with primus

I wished to run my steam with bumblebee but faced a problem: when I try to run steam using primusrun, I get segfault. Anything else also doesn't run with primus. Here's an example of running primusrun ...
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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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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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Cant Install any Apps!

I've tried to download vlc, steam, and a game, I always get this message WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! libaacs0 libgsm1 libmp3lame0 libopenjpeg2 libopus0 ...
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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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Can Steam run on XBMCbuntu without changing how the system boots?

My current HTPC is running XBMCbuntu and it is simply fantastic, mainly because the thing boots fast and goes straight into XBMC, which makes it very friendly for the less tech-oriented people in my ...
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Why do I have to sign into Ubunto One in order to install Steam?

The first time I installed Steam for Ubuntu was during the beta phase, and I can't remember I had to do anything special. A few months later, I'm now on a fresh install of Ubuntu (13.04) and want to ...
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OpenGL GLX context not using direct rendering (Steam)

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04, configuring it with themes and such, and decided to install Steam to play Team Fortress 2. Whenever I launch steam, I get an error that says: "OpenGL GLX context is ...
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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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Weird lag when trying to run steam games? Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to play a game on steam, I get a weird lag issue every 2-3 minutes, even though I'm getting 300+ fps. I've tried a couple of the different drivers already, and whenever the lag starts ...
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The game Natural Selection 2 has performance issues and refuses to load

I am trying to run Natural Selection 2 under kubuntu 14.04. I have the latest version of steam. My system is completely up to date using the built-in application update software. I have verified the ...
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Steam problem with 32bit lib

After the installation it ask me this Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for giacomo: I insert the ...
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Team Fortress 2 Sound Stops Working After Using Microphone

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. When I am playing Team Fortress 2 through Steam, everything is fine until I start using my microphone. After about 20-30 minutes or so, all audio stops working. As far as ...
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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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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Skype and Steam won't load - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a newbie with Linux but have just installed a 32 bit version of Ubuntu onto a old laptop. Whenever I try to run steam I get this message in the terminal: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...
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Can I control the Cooler fan on Ubuntu 14.04?

Ok I'll be specific My laptop: Lenovo z500 Processor: Intel Core i7(3 th) RAM: 8GB GPU: NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 740 So the question is very simple, How I do my cooler fan more faster? When I play games ...
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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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Installing flash for other browsers so it will work with Steam?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to install flash for other browsers via tar.gz I just don't know where to put the files though so it would work with the steam web browser.
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migrating from windows to ubuntu

my primary concerns are, 1. Dota 2 (steam game) - Will i need to reinstall "steam client and game" once i change os from win 7 to ubuntu 14.1 ?(Ubuntu supports Steam client) ...
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Steam and Unity 2D don't get along

Recently, Unity 3D has been eating up too much resources for my computer. I switched to Unity 2D, but Steam no longer functions properly. I am greeted with this. As I progress, it gets worse. ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 14.04.1

When I click on the icon from the Launcher, nothing happens. When I enter 'steam' in Terminal, I get this: steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Steam will not open

Hello I recentley installed Xubuntu to my HP Pavilion dv6000, but come across a problem when trying to open steam this is the terminal message I got when launched with terminal: Running Steam on ...
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Steam blocking other software installation

I've tried to unninstall Steam by typing sudo apt-get purge steam and also remove steam. When I apt-get update, I get an error in the Steam repo: Err http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam amd64 ...
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14.04 PlayonLinux and Steam equals jittery choppy freezing video

I trying to get some windows gaming software (warframe) up ad running and it is running but the video is very choppy/freezes even though the reported frame rate is 60fps. I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Steam (Dota) AMD - Cannot launch glGetError

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire V today, downloaded and installed Steam / Dota 2 and when I try to launch Dota I get an error stating, Could not find required OpenGL entry point ...
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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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I fixed my PPA errors but when I try to install Steam all additional packages say No Installation Candidate

While I was downloading Steam I get this code: user@computer:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.debSelecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 195561 files and ...
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Oculus Rift with Antichamber on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Antichamber runs great on linux (steam version). But it is not playable with the Oculus Rift at this point. The issues are: 1) no headtracking 2) graphics are not being split and distorted by Oculus ...
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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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Creating a steam library on flash drive problems

Basically. I have steam installed but I want to install games onto a flash drive since I don't have enough space on the SSD. When I try to add library folder on the flash drive I get this message ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'

I am not able to play "Half-Life-2" on Steam + Ubuntu 14.04 . Error shown in message box on screen: Could not find required OpenGL entry pint 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, ...
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What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps between different users?

Steam installs apps into a user's home folder. This means when a user installs an app, a different user has to install the same app again. What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps? My best ...
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I get 'Errors were encountered while processing: steam_latest.deb' installing Steam

makmoonish@makmoonish-Satellite-L655D:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.debSelecting previously unselected package steam-launcher. (Reading database ... 195097 files and directories currently ...
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HDD shutting down?

I've got an SSD where Ubuntu (the newest, fully updated, 64bit) is installed. Additionally I've got an HDD where I store some things e.g. steam games or images for VirtualBox. If I start Steam or ...
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What is “Steam” and how does it work?

I've heard Steam is recently available for GNU/Linux. A lot of people are talking about it. What is Steam? What's the fuss all about? Is Steam just for people who develop and play games? What should I ...
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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I can't save Steam games to external flash drive because it is Read-Only, help?

I researched online for a while and found out to save games to my external I would have to change the properties on my flash drive to read and write. However I do not have ownership for some reason. I ...