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You nearly had it correct, to install steam you need to add the -i flag to dpkg like this: sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.deb And if that still fails you can install python-apt this way, which you as well had almost right: sudo apt-get install python-apt


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As you are trying to install Steam, here is a different approach: Install Steam directly from Ubuntu's multiverse repository sudo add-apt-repository multiverse sudo apt-get install steam Reference: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-steam-on-ubuntu-16-04-xenial-xerus


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(Automatically) mute sound of a specific application if its window is not in front I tested the script below on Rhythmbox, doing the job without a single error. Running the script below in the background will pause the targeted process if its window is not in front (within one second), muting sound if it comes with the application. Whenever the window ...


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This can be a dependency problem. First, open the terminal and cd into the directory where you downloaded your .deb packages. cd ~/path/to/your/files Then try to install a program.deb with dpkg program sudo dpkg -i program.deb If this command fails, it will inform you that the program you're trying to install depends on some other packages. To fix ...


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The script bellow relies on all native tools of Ubuntu, pactl and qdbus to determine active app, automatically mute and unmute as the app gains and focus from user. The app name is set in APP_ICON_NAME variable. You can use pactl list sink-inputs | grep icon_name to determine the value you need it to be set. In my case, i tested it with chromium-browser . ...


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When I created this thread I saw similar questions but after spending the last four and half hours digging through the forums I found this Steam won't start on Ubuntu 16.04 and I was able to fix my issue by doing the following enter cd $HOME/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu mv libstdc++.so.6 libstdc++.so.6.bak cd $HOME/....


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If the game is using the normal sound system from ubuntu, a.k.a. pulse audio, then you go into: system settings -> sound -> applications You should see your song playing application there, you can change the volume and even mute it.


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This is a bug and make sure you installed all system updates. bug #1573206 Then try again via Ubuntu Software


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Give This a shot. LD_PRELOAD='/usr/$LIB/libstdc++.so.6' steam Hope it helps. Steam has its own built in Runtime Library. You can find more information on it Arch Wiki Ironically this works with Ubuntu as well.


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You should install and use nvidia propreitary drivers, there's no need to use bumblebee for 16.04. First, open terminal and remove bumblebee: sudo apt-get remove bumblebee sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get update Then, add nvidia driver PPA. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt-get update Finally, install nvidia drivers of your ...


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make sure your game partition mounted, if not, mount it. open steam,Settings -> Downloads -> Content Libraries click STEAM LIBRARY FOLDERS,ADD LIBRARY FOLDER, then chose your TF2 folder, and click ok. If you chose your folder correctly, you can see your game in library.In order to not set library path everytime, you can change your partition to mount on ...


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This worked finally (in terminal type): mv ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgcc_s.so.1{,.disable} mv ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6{,.disable} mv ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpcre.so.3{,.disable} mv ~/.local/...


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press "CTRL ALT T" together to open up a terminal. Then type in sudo apt-get install steam


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Yep, I've seen that today. Running ~/.steam/steam.sh yields a more verbose output: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically grep: symbol lookup error: grep: undefined symbol: pcre_jit_stack_alloc awk: /home/niklas/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtinfo.so.5: no version ...


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It actually depends how you Installed Steam. (at least on 16.04LTS) Via the steam.deb on steampowered.com the location ist ~/.local/share/Steam Via ubuntu's own multiverse repository the location is ~/.steam The second install method is the recommended one. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/06/install-steam-on-ubuntu-16-04-lts



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