I'm installing Steam on my Acer c720p Chromebook with ElementaryOS.
But I've an issue during the installation. While finalizing the installation at the first launch, Steam installs 3 packages:

  • libgl1-mesa-dri:i386
  • libgl1-mesa-glx:i386
  • libc6:i386

But, i've already these packages but named like:
  • libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-utopic
  • libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic
And when I continue the installation, it deletes the precedent packages, then at the next reboot, my touchpad doesn't work anymore... Can someone help me to make steam make the link between my actual version and the one it wants or help me install 32bit version beside the 64bit ?
I hope it's clear.

closed as off-topic by muru, Fabby, Pilot6, A.B., hg8 Oct 30 '15 at 9:00

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  • This is still an issue in 14.04.3 so it is not off-topic even if the op is running an unoffical spin of Ubuntu. – Goddard Oct 26 '15 at 1:23
  • @Goddard don't hijack somebody else's question. Ask your own if you must. – muru Oct 26 '15 at 11:03
  • It isn't a hijack. It is a valid question that was closed for no reason other then the fact it is an un-offical spin. It still applies to Ubuntu 14.04.3 as I verified. What work did you do? – Goddard Oct 26 '15 at 22:38
  • @Goddard: We have to draw the line somewhere... IgnisMagister: We're sorry, but this site is all about Ubuntu and its official derivatives as posted on wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuFlavors so elementary is off-topic here as well. However, on elementaryos.stackexchange.com, a sister site to Ask Ubuntu, they're very good at elementary, so you might be better off there. ;-) – Fabby Oct 27 '15 at 19:06

For what it's worth, I fought this issue for a while before I landed on this as a solution:

sudo apt-get install steam -y

This took care of all of the nasty package issues. Steam started right up.

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    Thank you, it works I think that the package from the repository has not the same dependancies that the deb file from the website has. So both my touchpad and steam works. Thank you again. – IgnisMagister May 21 '15 at 7:17

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