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

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Steam (using wine) starting civ 5 on the wrong screen

I have my left screen set as primary screen in ubuntu (unity) and most things just do what they are supposed to do when they are fullscreen. They run on my primary screen. But for some reason when I ...
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Steam entry missing text in Unity 13.10 dash after upgrade

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and switched from using KDE to Unity. When I search for the program Steam in the Unity dash, it's entry (leftmost in the screenshot) does not contain any text and ...
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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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How can I accept the Lience agreement for steam prior to apt-get install?

I'm currently fiddling around with using ansible to setup my machine with my chosen configuration/apps etc... I've hit a stumbling block with steam and it's licence agreement. I've been trying to use ...
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I can't run steam and I think my nvidia driver is the problem

I have read many, many posts and guides about how to do this, and I am just getting frustrated. I've reinstalled the xubuntu 12.04 half a dozen times. What I would like to do is play games with steam. ...
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Poor Gaming Performance in ubuntu

I'm seeing a problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and later. When I boot into a video game like Half Life 2, I get massive lag (FPS drops) and my CPU runs at 100%. My system even lags for games like SuperTuxCart ...
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Improving Steam performance on Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia

Hello I have a question regarding tweaking Unity performance so that you can actually game using steam with smooth frame rates. I have a Dell Precision M6300 mobile workstation with a Quadro FX1600M ...
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Can I make a game use FXAA using NVidia application profiles?

I would like to be able to run Team Fortress 2 with FXAA enabled, but the only way I know how is to turn on in NVidia settings "enhance application settings" which effects all games and apps using ...
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How to change graphics options for Intel chipsets?

I have Acer Aspire 5349 with some integrated Intel GPU. On Windows I could just open an Intel program in which I could change my graphical settings like colors, but also 3D settings for improving ...
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Fatal Error after installing Steam

I normally play Team Fortress 2 via Steam on Windows 7, but because of the adorable penguin I installed Ubuntu (12.10). I had I hard time installing Steam, but eventually I did it. After that I ...
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PlayOnLinux / WINE error. Cannot add games to list

I am new to the Linux platform as a whole. Now, that's not to say that I haven't been watching countless videos and articles of Linux before I made the switch. I have gone through multiple tutorials ...
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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Steam game stuck after lunching

ALTITUDE launches perfectly, but get stuck in login.. and it stays like that, i'm new in ubunut i'll ty to answer what i can , in graphics it says Gallium 0.4 on AMD TURKS
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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't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new to linux. I tried today to install steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit through the .deb from the steam website. On launch, steam gave me the following error: "You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Speeding up boot time

I'm setting up a PC in the living room for Steam Big Picture (a "media center" version of Steam, which can also stream videogames from another computer on the local network). All the computer has to ...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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How do I run Space Engineers with windows version of steam?

I am new to Linux (I installed it about 3 weeks ago) and I am having a heck of a time trying to get Space Engineers (a Steam game) to run. It is windows only, so I have been attempting to use wine. I ...
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Lubuntu TF2 Shortcut key disable

I when using the Lubuntu 14.04 desktop and playing TF2. If I press CTRL + Spacebar TF2 minimize. The key combo doesn't do anything in other programs. I do not have this problem on other desktops like ...
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Is Intel Celeron 1019y supports Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3d accelerating)?

Does Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS supports Intel Celeron 1019y? On intel's sitee defines Intel HD Graphics, on partners's sites specifieds Intel GMA HD. I have a bad user experience with Intel GMA HD and ...
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Unknown failed password logs

I decided to install steam on ubuntu 12.04 from the official repo. However after the installation(which required me to enter my password a second time in a terminal to install required updates) I ...
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WINE & Nvidia resolution

I am having issues running games on Wine. In Ubuntu my native resolution is 1600x900 and I have the Nvidia 3.19 drivers, yet when games load under Wine (version 1.7) they default to 1028x768 ...
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Installed nvidia 331, error in steam

I've installed correctly the nvidia 331 drivers in my ubuntu 64bit, but when i open a game in steam i see this error: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glColorMaskIndexedEXT' nvidia 331 Any ...
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How to start empathy and steam on different workspace / viewport

The applications empathy and steam should start on different workspaces / viewports. In the tool ccsm there is the configuration option Window Management --> Place Windows --> Fixed Window Placement ...
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Running Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

Upon opening steam states that I am running an older proprietary nvidia video drive. Is there any way of fixing this issue?
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Text is too small in Counter-Strike:Source (steam)

The text in CS:S is far too small, it looks like its using the wrong font or something. Is there a way to fix this?
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Open GL error when running steam and Gnome 3 looking funky

First before I start, I would like to say I already followed the following guide for my AMD Radeon 7850: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? I am running Ubuntu ...
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Mumble Overlay in Team Fortress 2

I've tried almost everything to let TF2 not crash but work.. Someone gut a working idea?
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Problems with System icompatibility with sXe Injected

After Steam was released in Linux systems, i've downloaded counter-strike 1.6 to play with some of my friends, but the marjority of the servers are protected with sxe injected. So ive downloaded and ...
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Steam won't work properly

I installed from Ubuntu Software Centre. When I start steam, it opens the page asking you whether you need a new account or whether you want to login. I chose create new account, agreed to the terms ...
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Metro 2033 Redux Steam Open Gl 4.0 popup

SO I just bought Metro 2033 redux and when I click play it gives me 2 options. 1. Play Metro 2033 Redux 2. Launch I click on option 1 and then a popup says "OpenGL 4.0 or later has not been found. ...
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Dota 2 lag spikes

I've been getting some pretty bad lag spikes in Dota 2. It shows that my ping stays around 100 ms but every intense fight in the game the game would lag spike and then everyone rubberbands. This has ...
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Problem downloading steam

When I try to install Steam it says that I am missing 10 packages. How do I get these packages? These need to be installed: curl, libc-dev-bin, libc6, libc6-dev, libc6-dev-i386, libc6-i386, ...
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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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Steam (native client) crashes on run through desktop icon, but not terminal

Sorry if another question already exists with an answer, all of the other ones I saw were about crashing the entire system or crashing on game start. So, I just set up a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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“Missing executable” with Half Life Deathmatch on Steam

I have downloaded Half Life Deathmatch, but when I try to run it all I get is a "Failed to start game (missing executable)" error. I tried deleting the appcache and restarting but nothing works. Can ...
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Steam Deleting and Games Randomly Crashing

I recently moved over to Ubuntu due to a major virus attack destroying my C:\Windows directory. I've just gotten into using Ubuntu and I'm settling in quite well. As I go into Steam and lets say I ...
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Steam taking up huge amounts of space (bug)

Every few week this happens: (Note: the disk analyzer was ran with sudo). This happens without doing anything, just as soon as steam launches, I get an error that there's no empty space left on ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL.

Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL. this pops up when i try to open tf2 through steam. I am not using a video ...
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I cant get steam to work, missing libGL.so1

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have massive problems with Steam. I already fixed the error libc.so.6, and thought Steam was working but then received this: You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Steam doesn't launch on ubuntu 14.04

After I typed in steam on terminal, a log-in screen appeared, but the screen did not respond to my clicks at all! ~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Lego Marvel POL freezes on startup

Every forum I go to for WINE says that LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes runs perfect in WINE. Well... I can't seem to figure it out. I boot up WINE Steam, and run the LEGO Marvel Superheroes game from ...
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How do I set up my optimus-enabled laptop to not have to use the 'nomodeset' parameter on boot and use the GPU?

So I'm trying to setup a windows&ubuntu enviroment on my laptop both on a single 128gb ssd. I haven't been able to previously install linux on this laptop because this laptop has a 760m dedicated ...
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Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver as Primary Joystick

I'm trying to get my 360 controller configured to run with Steam and am running into issues with the controller configuration. I've got ubuntu-xboxdrv installed and the controller appears to connect ...
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Couldn't start Dota 2 with Steam on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to run Dota with Steam on my Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the nvidia drivers 331.38 (with updates). The terminal says it's crashing within the dota.sh in Line 77 because of some error when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bumblebee/Optimus error with steam

When I run Dota 2 without primus or bumblebee it works but slow, the moment I try to run steam or dota with optirun/ primusrun I get errors. The Primusrun error: Game update: AppID 570 "Dota 2", ...
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Error with 32-bit library installing Steam

I am new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install Steam on it, but I keep getting the error I need libGL.so.1 32bit library, and I can't install it manually I get more errors. pablo@Negativo-BGH:~$ steam ...
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14.04 everything opens slow. EVERYTHING

PC Specs Alienware x51 Intel i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz nVidia GeForce GTX 660 (2GB GDDR5 dedicated) 8GB of DDR3 memory Problem Hi guys, I freshly installed 14.04.1 LTS after playing around with 12.04.5 ...
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libtcmaloc error with steam

I used to be able to play Dota and other games on my optimus laptop until I read that you could keep primus and have wine side by side. I followed their instructions and that's when everything went to ...