I am new to Ubuntu and linux in general. I am an avid gamer that used to play off of steam on windows, and am now finding that steam doesn't work and I cannot play any non- linux games. I am wondering if there is any way to play these games without going back to windows

  • Steam works fine on Ubuntu. If you are having issues, open a terminal window and type steam. Edit your question and include any error messages you get. – Organic Marble Mar 20 '16 at 20:26
  • You can install Steam for Windows and use that, but you will not have good performance. – TheWanderer Mar 20 '16 at 20:29
  • "non-linux games" already answers your question. If you want "steam doesn't work" provide something for us to help you with. – Rinzwind Mar 20 '16 at 20:36
  • when I try to use steam it says im missing libGL.so.1 32-bit libraries – Weigty Mar 20 '16 at 20:49

If the problem is the missing libGL.so.1 32-bit libraries please check this thread:

Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not

Sees like creating a link is the way to go:

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 /usr/lib

Good luck

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