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Steam running reallly slow and asking for packages

Every time I try to open steam on my Ubuntu 22.04 PC, it displays this message: `Steam needs to install these additional packages: libc6:amd64 libc6:i386 libegl1:amd64 libegl1:i386 libgbm1:amd64 ...
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Steam is not Starting on Ubuntu 20.04 with Nvidia 390-driver

I have an older notebook on which I would like to play - older - games. It has a Geforce610M installed, which is supported up to the proprietary Nvidia driver 390. That's why I finally chose Ubunt 20....
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Steam games do not recognise thrust or rotation axes on Logitech Extreme 3D Pro

I have recently acquired a Logitech Extreme 3D pro for use with flight sims, however when testing it out in a game called Nuclear Option, I have found myself unable to use the thrust or rotation axes ...
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Trying to enable the ability to install a specific application for a Windows game from Steam

I am playing a game from Steam that requires a separate service application to run the way I need it to, but it won't seem to allow the install on my Ubuntu 22.04 OS. Although I see a console flash a ...
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Where can I find info on program usage?

My wife and I have been gaming through steam on my Ubuntu based Linux laptop. I want to know which of us have played more this month. We play different games, so adding up play times by game run time ...
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Format Non-System Drives with ext4+casefold

I'm fairly new to Linux, and just switched over from Windows to Xubuntu 24.04. I have a HDD dedicated to gaming as well as an SSD dedicated to gaming. They are now both formatted in ext4. Now, however,...
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Steam games won't show in apps menu

So I initially installed Steam using App Center, but that was launching really slow and I read that it's because I installed it from there. So I decided to uninstall it so I could reinstall using sudo ...
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Some Steam games do not play

A week ago I installed Ubuntu. I installed Steam and some games ( Linux supporting, not by emulator ) and if I try to play games, some games work OK and some games are not working. Here is video> ...
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App deleted, but icon still there in the apps menu

I installed Steam from the Ubuntu software store. The app installed fine. It ran well for the first few minutes until it started misbehaving. I decided to remove Steam, but I was unable to do that ...
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Steam downloads half of what they are in Windows and my internet speed

Running Ubuntu 24.04 and Steam downloads are half of my internet speed. Running a speed test is perfectly fine. I have already tried the solution in this post Steam downloads in Windows are as ...
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Steam not using dedicated GPU. 1st time Linux user here

I am using Ubuntu 24.04 System Configuration.. CPU- Intel Core-i5 4590s Motherboard- Generic O.E.M board Onboard GPU- Intel HD 4600 (This GPU is Disabled in Bios) GPU- Zotac Nvidia GTX 960 (4 GB ...
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how to turn off fps counter libvulkan

trying fix problem with vulkan shaders processing on steam i found this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa && sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 && sudo apt ...
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PROBLEM WITH USING STEAM, AMD GPU

I just installed 24.04 and i want to try steam in linux. As you can see below my hardware is old but i think i miss something because when i try to run steam it tries to initiate but it fails i only ...
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Steam does not open in Ubuntu 23.10 Raspberry Pi

I try to open Steam from the launcher on my fresh Ubuntu install on my Pi and it shows Steam needs to install these additional packages: libc6:arm64 libc6:i386 libegl1:arm64 libgbm1:arm64 libgl1-mesa-...
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How to determine directx capabilities of my graphics card?

Playing video games via Steam with proton/wine and on the family's older PC sometimes we run into the error that directX 11 is not supported by our hardware. I can easily set what dx version to use ...
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How to accept EULA unattended for SteamCMD under debian-variants?

I am trying to auto accept in an unattended manner, the STEAMCMD package EULA As per the following previous answer on this topic https://stackoverflow.com/questions/59097393/non-interactive-steam-...
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EA App games on Steam don't work

I wanted to try ubuntu for a while, since i used arch also linux mint for maybe half a year by now, and wanted a bit of change. Went to windows for a while to play Need for Speed Unbound and other EA ...
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Hogwarts Legacy Steam Game Not Lauching On Ubuntu 23.10 Nvidia Graphics Card

I am running Ubuntu 23.10 and using the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 and I cant seem to launch Hogwarts Legacy through steam and proton. I get this error. "Sorry somthing went wrong please visit https:...
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How do I give steam permission to write files in a new foder?

I'm new to linux and I'm trying to install games off of steam and Im trying to change the download folder, but the terminal says it(?) doesn't have write permissions. How fix?
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Dota start and crash with this log

Dota start and crash with this log *** stack smashing detected ***: terminated /bin/sh\0-c\0/home/intro/.steam/debian-installation/ubuntu12_32/reaper SteamLaunch AppId=570 -- /home/intro/.steam/debian-...
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Ubuntu 22.04 R6S can't play

For some reason when I enter in Rainbow Six Siege (from Steam) and try to start a match it says: [The BattlEye service is not running. Please try again after restarting the game.] but every time I ...
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systemd: Failed to start Remount Root and Kernel File Systems

I was trying to get Proton for Steam working. After a long time search tech forums I found a comment which said that Proton had to be formatted to EXT4, which led me down a rabbit hole to a post on ...
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Steam downloads more and more shader caches at every restart

I have been using ubuntu steam for a while now. I have pretty big games installed, and so i have activated the shaders pre-caching. However, at every single start of steam, it will: -Dowload brand new ...
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Steam graphics errors with intel DG1

Every time I start steam, whether downloaded on Ubuntu Software or apt, one of the following 2 things happen: -Steam gets stuck on getting user data -Steam opens, but you can't see the interface, ...
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Hogwarts Legacy on steam doesn't work

I have Ubuntu 22.04 and wanted to open a game on Steam but it immediately crashed so I looked at the whole thing with journalctl and discovered these errors: Feb 01 17:20:49 GamingPCderPIs kernel: ...
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tried to launch skyrim on steam using proton

Proton: Upgrading prefix from None to 8.0-104 (/media/kj7/BE3E36BB3E366D11/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/489830/) Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/kj7/.steam/debian-...
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Certain Steam games not launching (Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS)

I recently built a new PC and installed Ubuntu 22.04.03, currently running Nvidia 525 as the video driver. Some games such as Darkest Dungeon and Space Haven work flawlessly, while others such as ...
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Building a gaming server with mini single board N100 Intel, question about different versions of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hardware is Mini PC Intel Alder Lake-N100, 16GB ram, 500GB SSD HD Games Minecraft and Steam Games I know that I don't want to run Ubuntu server without a GUI. I have use Linux once in a while but I ...
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Incorrect launch ETS 2 on Ubuntu 23.10

I'm trying to launch ETS 2, but for some reason, the game doesn't launch as I expected. I tried to launch the game with the settings -fullscreen, and -windows_pos, as well as launch the game using ...
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apt install steam not working on Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to use sudo apt install steam for my install, but I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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Pulseaudio crashes when trying to combine multiple audio sinks (Steam Remote Play Together)

I try to play Ys: Monstrum Nox with a friend via Steam Remote Play Together. The actual remote controlling and video streaming part works fine but my pulseaudio services crashes so we end up without ...
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Steam on WSL Won't Launch

I am trying to install Steam via Ubuntu on WSL. I followed these steps. When I try to run Steam, it opens and immediately closes the update box Steam usually opens before launching the main window. ...
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Lethal Company modded (r2modman)

I want to play Lethal Company from Steam modded with r2modman, but when I start the game from r2modman, I get this error message. You are missing the following libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL....
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No Sound in Steam-Client (Snap-Version)

I installed Steam via Snap-Store (steam, 1.0.0.78, 171, latest/stable, canonical**) For example, if I want to play an embedded YouTube video from the forum, I don't hear any audio. But when I start a ...
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this message pops up in a terminal window whenever i try to open steam, how do i fix it? [duplicate]

this message pops up in a terminal window whenever i try to open steam, then all my games are seemingly uninstalled but they are still in my library, im really inexperienced with linux so i have no ...
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Steam have unmet dependencies cant install steam

[sudo] password for g: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an ...
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Cannot run steam on Ubuntu 22.04

So my problem is that when I restart my computer, steam firstly can be runned. But after some time(about 1 minute or so) it lags and just doesn't do anything at all. Shutting down doesn't help due to ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 "Full Screen" Game displays blank horizontal bar and effect of ALT+TAB

This seems to be a regression under Ubuntu 23.10 at first glance. Environment On a vanilla Ubuntu 23.10 setup, when I start Civilization V under Steam, overlay is off, in full screen mode when the the ...
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Steam does not open window when using launcher icon (22.04 LTS)

When I start Steam using the app launch icon, it quickly appears in the docker panel but then disappears almost immediately again. It does not open a window. And then the process repeats indefinitely. ...
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Steam controller not detected by steam

I am having trouble getting Steam to detect my Steam Controller. I can use the right pad to control the mouse and R to click in Ubuntu. In game I can press some buttons but they are not all set up ...
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Desktop on boot up says failed to start snap.canon...al

I had steam open updating a game and then the desktop went to sleep and when I woke up the desktop the screen went white which was steam so I closed out steam and it wouldn't reopen so I figured just ...
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Steam is missing following 32-bit libraries, and steam may not run

I have recently installed Ubuntu desktop version 23.10 and attempted to download and install Steam. However, when I go to launch Steam it gives me the following message: Steam is missing the following ...
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Bulk rename symlinks in home folder?

When installing Linux on a new SSD, I created a user newuser with a different name than on the old system olduser. I successfully rsynced all the files from the old to the new SSD's home partition. ...
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Grant Steam Snap access to second Hard Drive

I am using Ubuntu 23.10 and it is fresh install. I have a 128GB SSD in which Steam is installed. However, I want to use my secondary Hard Drive 1TB for downloading all my games. I don't see any option ...
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Problem while lunching CS2 on Ubuntu 22.04

I have an issue with Steam, while I launch CS2, it suddenly stops processing, my PC is compatible with the game and I don't know the reason why it happens. If anyone knows the answer please let me ...
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No Wayland after messing around with amdgpu-install for ROCM

Hello fellow FOSS-lovers. I have been using my current Ubuntu install on my main desktop at home for gaming and some software development since a few version back. I have had wonderful performance and ...
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How to solve "Failed to initialize graphics" when launching a game from Steam?

I get this message when I run a gaming title with GE-PROTON8-15: Failed to initialize graphics. Make sure you have DirectX 11 installed, have up to date drivers for your graphics card and have not ...
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Cannot toggle Bluetooth at all in Ubuntu 22.04

I've come across a ton of posts on this similar topic and have tried all kinds of different things to get this to work but I'm just not having any luck. I'm trying to get an 8bitdo wireless controller ...
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Steam UI keeps closing and reopening while Steam is still running in background

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and installed Steam through 'repo.steampowered.com/steam/ stable steam.' The app keeps disappearing and reloading like it just started. At the same time, it remains in the ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 War Thunder Crashes After Startup

Sorry for posting this here but I couldn't get much help in the War Thunder forums. After launching the game and loading into the hangar (rendered main menu) it stays fine for a while but crashes ...
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