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Welcome to the community! Hopefully I'll be able to help you out with all of your questions. 1) I play games. Can I run Diablo II, Steam, and my AMD Catalyst/Gaming Evolved software in Ubuntu? (Yes, running Diablo II is that important...) Steam most definitely runs on Linux. As for individual steam games, you'll have to check their pages in the ...


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When at the Terminal and it asks you for a password, it seems that you're not writing, but actually you are. Try to write your password again and press Enter


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If you are experiencing graphics issues it may be related to this bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-346-updates/+bug/1454817 However please read the following before you assume that issue ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 These are two separate messages ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 ...


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run these commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ia32-libs if you get an error, run this command instead: sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0 then, run the following commands and reboot: sudo sh -c 'echo "/usr/lib32\n/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa\n" >> /etc/ld.so.conf.d/steam.conf' && sudo ldconfig source ...


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What they ask you to do is ... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update This will update all the software that that repository holds (and that includes dota2).


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Original answer I solved the problem using Synaptic and installing steam:i386 not steam-launcher (that Synaptic does not find) Edit by the question OP to add an explanation and more info Using the commands in the answer above the Steam install went fine but it has some quirks: 1st some background: I initially installed Steam with the Software ...


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The are you root? part shows that you do not have the privileges of installing new software. Try using sudo with your command to execute them as root user. First run the command sudo apt-get update and then you can try to install the application with sudo apt-get install app_name where app_name is the application you want to install.


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Terminal doesn't show password while you typing (not even Bullets or Stars) So when it prompt for password, just type your password blindly, and press Enter


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Regarding your first question - this is normal UNIX behavior. It will not display anything while you type a password. It is "concealed". Trust that it is indeed there, and press Enter when you're finished typing. Since concealing like this is possible by using a simple ANSI escape code (the same method by which we color and bold text in the terminal), it is ...


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You need to add the foreign arch i386 to make i386 packages available. sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libc6-i386



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