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How do I properly install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Just as the title says. I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, but I've used it before about a year ago. I had help then, but now this seems pretty confusing. I've already read the Installing Software article, I'm ...
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How to install a Steam game on PlayOnLinux? [duplicate]

I'm quite new to PlayOnLinux so I got really confused as I tried to install some of my Steam games. I'm using the newest version of this program. I installed Steam by selecting it from the ...
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How to play Windows' Steam games from Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Steam? I have two partitions, one with Windows 7 and all my games and another with Ubuntu. I want to play my Windows Steam games without having to download all ...
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Can I switch from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu without losing my data and installed programs? [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 on my very low end computer (it has pentium 4 2.8 GHz, with 1 Gb ram and 40 Gb HDD). The problem is that it gets really slow every now and then, though it is much ...
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How to install the steam client? [duplicate]

I am trying to install steam for Ubuntu, yet I get forbidden messages when following these two tutorials: Valve's guide for Steam for Linux http --download http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/archive/...
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Steam installation [duplicate]

I downloaded Steam from their site,got the steam launcher.deb file opened it with software installer and then this appears on my screen when i try to start steam.I`m using 16.04 LTS Gnome ubuntu
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how do i get steam to work with my 64 bit amd computer with error [duplicate]

when i try to launch steam a message pops up- you are missing the following 32-bit libraries,and steam may not run: libic.so.6 I tried a get apt-update but the message still pops up anybody know how ...
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Steam will not work on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

so I had to get Ubuntu and I have no idea what I am even doing. and I NEED STEAM! so I download it and nothing it won't open so can you very smart people help me????????
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Steam is not working for Ubuntu [duplicate]

As root `Failed to run gdebi-gtk '--non-interactive' '/home/cheesymelon/Downloads/steam_latest.deb'` Unable to copy the user's Xauthorization file. That was what it said when I tried to install ...
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Need help downloading steam on ubuntu! [duplicate]

I'm having trouble downloading steam to Ubuntu, his is my first time trying this I have a Google Chromebook and i tried to YouTube how to download steam and i pretty much have it, but it says that i'm ...
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How can I install Steam Problems? [duplicate]

How can I install and run Steam on Ubuntu?
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How to install and configure Wine?

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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Gaming performance difference between Windows and Ubuntu

What are the pros/cons switching from Windows 7/8 to Ubuntu? I mainly develop software and play games. I obviously don't play games on my laptop that's why I give Ubuntu a try. But the whole OS ...
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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What is "Steam" and how does it work?

I've heard Steam is recently available for GNU/Linux. A lot of people are talking about it. What is Steam? What's the fuss all about? Is Steam just for people who develop and play games? What should I ...
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