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

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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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X over SSH causes Xorg crash

'ello. So, I've a rather interesting issue. This is more of an OpenSSH issue, or so I'm led to believe. Both of these systems are running Ubuntu (one has libraries present but no Xorg instance, the ...
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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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Xbox One controller not working on Ubuntu kernel 4.3.3

Before anything else, yes I have read most of the other threads on the site about Xbox One controllers. They have not helped. I have my Xbox One Controller on Ubuntu 14.04 with linux kernel 4.3.3 and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Steam Controller not working in games

I have a steam controller to use with my HTPC running Ubuntu 15.10. When I first plugged it in, it was entirely unrecognized. According to this: How do I get a Steam Controller working? the ...
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Steam wont open Ubuntu 14.04

When I click the steam icon, nothing happens. Here are the errors I am getting. steam ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/steambootstrapper_english.txt". [2015-11-17 21:16:08] Startup ...
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Steam Woes! OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

I do realize this has been discussed before,and extensivly. Problem is that software has updated, and therefore; the question has to. My error.. OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, ...
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How to play Left 4 Dead 2 in split screen with two controllers?

I would like to know if anybody managed to play L4D2 in split screen under Ubuntu/Linux with 2 controllers and how it was achieved. I tried a lot of time using different guides like this one; split ...
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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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Half-Life 1 menus not appearing (Linux Version)

This is not the wine version of the game, it is through the linux version of steam. Whenever I load up the original Half-Life game I do not get any menus. I have tried using -soft as a Launch Option ...
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Error installing needed libraries for Steam

So I installed Steam from the steampowered.com download. Now that Steam's installed, when I try to run it I get the following: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Steam missing package libcurl3.7.34 on ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

Here is my problem: I'm trying to install steam and I got this error: sudo apt-get install steam-launcher The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam-launcher : Depends: curl E: Unable to ...
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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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How to completely delete Steam (Windows Version) from Ubuntu

Pretty new to Ubuntu so excuse the novice question, but I just deleted the Wine installed Steam from Ubuntu using #wine uninstaller on terminal, but the logos did not disappear, just want to check in ...
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Kubuntu 15.10: Steam not launching

Anytime I try to launch steam it doesn't start and this comes up in the terminal: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler ...
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Problem installing Steam

I have a problem when installing Steam on Ubuntu. It keeps saying : Fatal Error: Steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your network and try again. What should I do?
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Error while launching FTL game

I'm trying to start the game FTL: Faster than light on steam and I keep getting this error : ExecCommandLine: "/home/fm0s/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam -foreground" Game update: AppID 212680 ...
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Bumblebee (Primus & Optirun) ERROR in Ubuntu 15.10

Terminal (same result on any program w/ primus & optirun cmd's): $ primusrun steam 2015/10/28 17:41:41 socat[2135] E connect(5, AF=1 "/var/run/bumblebee.socket", 27): No such file or directory ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and steam may not run

I'm getting an error message: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and steam may not run: These are all the libraries it says I am missing. libpangoft2-1.0.so.0 libpango-1.0.so.0 ...
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Dota 2: Terrible fps or crashing system

I feel as if I've tried everything. Radeon HD 7950/8950 OEM / R9 280] is my gpu, and it provides terrible fps in Dota 2 on Ubuntu 14.04. So far, I've tried: fgrxl = Crappy fps. Stable around 30, ...
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Windows version of Steam not running in wine

I'm sorry if this is and easy fix, (I'm new to Ubuntu) but I've been trying to install the windows version of steam to play Windows only titles. The installation worked fine, but whenever I run the ...
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Trying to run game Always Sometimes Monsters, unmet dependences

I have about 90 games on my system and they all run fine. Game Always Sometimes Monsters won't start. On Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit but I think I have the 32 bit libs (for Steam). Googling led me to ...
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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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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an Athlon II X4 631 with 4GB DDR3 and a GTX 285. I've tried all the solutions listed in various different forums including here and none of them seem to work. The ...
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I'm new to Ubuntu. Am I doing something wrong wrong with steam?

$ 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 driver: nouveau_dri.so ...
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steam error : do not have enough disk space available to run this game please free up some disk space and try again

I have installed steam but a message appears Steam Error : "You do not have enough disk space available to run this game. Please free up some disk space and try again" whereas my hard drive its ...
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How to install Steam games to an external hard drive?

I have been trying for several days now to install Steam games to my 500gb external hard drive. I used this tutorial (taking ownership, fstab, etc) and annoyingly, it didn't work. I got this message ...
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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,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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Steam does not launch on 15.04

Could not find the very same problem elsewhere. Config is : i5-4590 on ASrock H97M Anniversary, 16GB RAM, GTX 970 from ASUS. Ubuntu 15.04 and drivers Nvidia 352.21. When start Steam, I got the ...
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Steam not installing correctly

When I try to install steam on Ubuntu 15.04 I get this gus-ubuntu-partition@gusubuntupartition-MacBookPro:~$ steam Setting up Steam content in /home/gus-ubuntu-partition/.local/share/Steam Running ...
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14.04 — Rock Candy XBox 360 controller not detected

I just switched from a lifetime of using Windows to Ubuntu. Wiped out my entire computer and made a linux-only computer (to force myself to learn). So far, Ubuntu is a lot of fun and very ...
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libGL error: for steam

I am trying to install steam after installing 15.04. When It should be installed the icon shows in my applications, but wont launch when i click on it. I entered steam< in the terminal, and ...
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Steam won't run ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6

Steam worked perfectly until a few weeks ago. After an upgrade whenever I want to run steam I get this error: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Error: You ...
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is it possible that my intel video driver is malfunctioning?

So, I've installed Steam on an Acer laptop aspire V5-131 which has a duo-core processor (model: 1017U) and 8 gb on RAM with Xubuntu 14.10. and installed some games, particularly hotline miami, and ...
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Steam refuses to launch on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using an Ubuntu Acer laptop, and I installed steam about two months ago, having no problems whatsoever. Now, when I try to launch steam, nothing happens. Even the desktop icons for my games are ...
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Vivid / Poor performance on Football Manager 2014

When I launch a new game, I only have one star for performance, even for 1 league only, despite a good configuration for this (i don't want 3D view of matches): Xubuntu Vivid x64 / Intel Celeron ...
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Why does the Terminal minimize when initiated in Ubuntu 15.04?

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 update Steam quit working. So I tried to remove Steam installer and reinstall it; along with the installation I received the message: Steam, Steamdeps are run in a ...
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Steam client GUI rendering glitch (flickering, weird overlay). Also affects Strife game

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook 2,1 with 4gb RAM (about 3gb usable). All other games run fine, but the Steam client itself renders all wonky, and Strife has the same problem as Steam. Links ...
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Steam not responsive in browser (Wine)

When I open up Steam through Wine, it becomes unresponsive and only partially loads the page in Store, Community and "User". But, I can access Library and click on things in it. Screenshot of what is ...
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Steam won't start Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and steam launches into this! (I have required this through running the steam command in the terminal. Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is ...
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Direct rendering disabled

Originally games lagged a lot so I found out I should switch my driver to one that wasn't open source. I did that through the additional drivers setting and I chose what I believe is the most ...
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Installing Steam games to SD card uninstall at shut down

I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to run steam games from my SD card on Unity. I have a 32 Gigabyte SD card and I was able to install all of my games onto it. But when I shut down my computer, all of my ...
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Steam Fails to Load

I've tried installing from several different sources and by several different ways. I always get the same outcome :/usr/share$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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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. ...