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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Wine runs explorer.exe instead of app

I installed the Windows version of Steam in Wine, and for the most part it works. But I bought Worms Armageddon and installed it, but when I try to run it, I just get the Wine Explorer, like below. I ...
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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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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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I can not open Steam

I'm new to ubuntu. Can you help me with this problem? I'll talk in comments what information you need from me. I have typed in terminal steam cristi@GIGABYTE-PC:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 16....
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Lagging on HTML5 videos using AMD proprietary drivers

I've been using Ubuntu for about 2 years from now for all my tasks, including software development and deploy. Lately, I decided to try some games on it, starting for Dota 2 from Steam. At that ...
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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: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386,...
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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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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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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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Nvidia Login Freeze/Steam Fail

Update -- I worked through a few more links and edited the grub to change "Quiet Splashscreen" to "". Now I can see this output after entering my password for the disk encryption on boot. Error on ...
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Steam keeps crashing. I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

This is the output of LD_PRELOAD='/usr/$LIB/libstdc++.so.6' DISPLAY=:0 steam Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled > automatically Installing breakpad exception ...
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Can't get back onto ubuntu on chromebook

So for the past weeks I've tried to get steam on my chromebook and I finally got it on, but I had to get off my PC soon as I got it and when I tried to get back on Ubuntu to check if Steam worked I ...
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Cant install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386

I was trying to get wine to work and end up screwing up the system. Steam used to work but now it keeps saying I need libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 which I cant get it to install. I tried many ways and spent ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Is there a VR virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?

I'm planning to get a HTC VIVE for watching movies in virtual reality, but the virtual desktop for steam is only for Windows. Is there any virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?
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Trying to pipe steamcmd output to yad

In order to run a server through steam I need to run this command from it's install directory, this works, and has worked for quite some time. ./srcds_run -game garrysmod +maxplayers $play +...
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Microsoft USB wired mouse stopped working

I have been having some crashes while running "Football manager 2016" from Steam, everything freezes, mouse, kbd, whole system. Then after a hard restart the mouse has stopped working now? It is a ...
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steam won't run (different error)

this is a duplicate of Get 'SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred' when trying to run steam, but that hasn't seen any activity since first post back in July 2015... So, here we go again. could ...
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Can't use Chrome with wine running

I was running Binding of Isaac Rebirth through wine. When I went to Chrome, I tried to switch tab but nothing happened. When I closed the game and switched back to chrome, the tab had switched. I ...
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Where is my steam folder?

I see the error "Failed to Start Game (Missing Executable)" when launching a game through Steam. the steam help tells me to do this: Completely exit Steam. Navigate to your Steam installation ...
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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 libgtk-...
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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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Can Anyone Help With This OpenGL Error?

Well After the headache of running Microsoft's Windows for a month, to play some games a fried recommended. I am in a blissful state now that I have returned to Linux :D. Just when I thought it couldn'...
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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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Rocket League won't run in Wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. As far as I know, I've satisfied all the needed dependencies to run Rocket League in Wine, but it doesn't seem to run. Here's my terminal output from opening Steam to ...
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Steam: The game The Settlers won't launch

Whenever I launch the game "The Settler" via Steam and then press play, a white thing is shown for a very short while and then nothing happens. Does anyone else have the same problem and somehow ...
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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 ...