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

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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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How can I install Steam?

How can I install and run Steam on Ubuntu?
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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 Install Error on 14.04 Ubuntu 64bit

I have tried some of the solutions posted elsewhere in the support forum, one seemed like it worked but after a steam update i found myself back at square one I am a new Linux user and am already at ...
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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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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 do I use a different drive as an installation location for Steam?

I recently got an invitation for Steam. I want to download games but my SSD drive which I have Ubuntu will not be enough. How can I install Steam on a different hard drive? I went into the "Steam ...
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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 «/home/...
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Where do I report bugs/problems with Valve's Steam?

I have a problem with Steam or one of it's games, how do I report this to Valve?
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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: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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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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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 install Steam 64-bit when package dependencies cannot be resolved?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.10 on Wubi, and am trying to install Steam. Notably, when I am trying to "buy" steam from the store, it reads Package Dependencies cannot be resolved This ...
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Steam not displaying text on wine 1.5 running on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello fellow dwellers of askubuntu, as the title says I'm having difficulties with getting Steam to run properly. I think I have the solution but I am pretty incompetent with Ubuntu (just started ...
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Why doesn't Steam start?

When I try to start Steam nothing happens. Reinstall doesn't help. $ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(...
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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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Problem starting Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit

After installing and updating, whenever I start Steam, it gives me the following error: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-05-02 16:48:39] Startup - ...
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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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Steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

After Nvidia driver installation when I try to run Steam I am getting this error: steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I found this question and one ...
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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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How do I install Half-Life 1 and 2? [duplicate]

How do I install Half-Life 1 and 2 on Ubuntu 12.04 if I already have the game on a Windows installer CD and on Steam. I tried it with Steam, but the game didn't launch. I also tried it on wine with ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6

I have recently moved over from SteamOS which is Debian Wheazy. None of the other fixes have not worked, I tried getting steam both through Steam itself and the Ubuntu Center.
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Ubuntu 13.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!” [duplicate]

Just recently upgraded to 13.04 and am having trouble running TF2 via Steam. Whenever I start Steam I get a dialog saying: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause ...
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Steam doesn't start - Segmentation faults [closed]

[SOLVED] I managed to fix the issue by uninstalling the proprietary AMD drivers, rebooting, starting Steam letting it update, reinstalling AMD drivers, reboot. It seems to be working and I can now ...
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Installing Steam on ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6 error please help

Hello everyone so I have been running Debian Linux for a while and decided to switch back over and dual boot with Ubuntu to play games again. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Steam ...
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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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Steam won't open in Ubuntu 15.10

Been trying over and over, but nothing happens. Tried reinstalling Steam along with Ubuntu but that didn't do anything either. Tried other forums with helpful tips but no good. I'm running out of ...
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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 won't start on Ubuntu 16.04

After it was reinstalled, updates downloaded but it won’t start even from the terminal. This is the error message it gives: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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How can I move Steam's download folder?

By default, Steam downloads games to the home directory. On my laptop, my home partition's size is only 15GB; therefore, I'd like Steam to download its games to my Data partition instead, which is ...
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'Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)' while trying to run Steam

I installed steam for ubuntu , so I tried to launch it and i get this : ~$ steam Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1352224866_client) ~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules ...
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12.04.2 Failed to install grub-efi to /target/

I have a Lenovo u410 ultrabook. It's sata scheme consists of a 30gb SSD and a 1tb hdd in a raid0 with intel rapid start technology. I removed IRST and disabled the raid0. I want to install ubuntu on ...
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Steam fatal error steam needs to be online to update, but was set to offline movies

I tried to install steam but is impossible to run it I get this when I try to run it steam Running Steam on ubuntu 12.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ILocalize::AddFile() failed to ...
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My steam won't start!

Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(0_client) Uploading dump (out-of-process) [proxy ''] /tmp/...
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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: eva@...
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Running steam through wine

I recently installed wine to play some steam games I thought looked interesting, the program itself launches and you have the normal steam menu but if you click on store, or community then it just ...
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How do I get a Steam Controller working?

I got a Steam Controller and I need to get it working in Ubuntu, how do I do that?
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How to run Windows Steam games from Linux Steam (with WINE)?

I am currently using 2 versions of steam, the Linux one for games compatible with Linux, and the windows version in wine for games which are not compatible. I was wondering if it is possible to get ...
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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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Trying to install steam

I've been trying to install steam all day and I've been encountering all kinds of problems, but I'd like a little bit of help with this specific one: Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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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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Using IPEGA bluetooth gamepad with STEAM @ LINUX

I have successfuly paired gamepad IPEGA PG-9025 (bluetooth) with my notebook (UBUNTU 14.10) IPEGA PG-9025 can handle 4 diferent device modes when pairing, but only one makes sense for STEAM gaming - ...
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Steam won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04 x64 [duplicate]

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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How to uninstall steam64 for linux/ubuntu?

I'm seeing people say things like sudo apt-get remove steam and sudo dpkg -r steam but neither are working. I ran dpkg-query -l *steam* and I get the following: Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/...
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Ubuntu cant open .deb files - how can I correct this?

I've downloaded Ubuntu because my Windows 7 kept showing a black screen with a cursor on it and and wouldn't boot up properly. So I thought that maybe Linux would work. It worked perfectly but I can'...
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How DirectX friendly is Ubuntu?

I use Steam and I have nearly 200 games for it http://steamcommunity.com/id/avalanch07/games?tab=all How compatible or friendly is Ubuntu with DirectX? Also keep in mind that several of my favorite ...
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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, [duplicate]

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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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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Steam won't launch Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Just as the title says, I can't get it to open at the moment. Details: I'm using an Nvidia card, and when Ubuntu was freshly installed on my laptop, I could download and install both Steam and Nvidia ...
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nVidia drivers on 15.04 kernel 3.19 stalling system load

all. I recently bombed my Zorin OS 9 system by unsuccessfully installing kernel 4.0 so I decided to go back to Ubuntu - which I haven't used since 10.04 - and am stumbling across some issues. First is ...