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Questions tagged [steam]

Questions relating to using the Steam digital distribution and gaming software in Ubuntu.

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SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred

I know that the question has already been asked several times on different forums but none of the potential solutions I have seen worked. The problem is that when I try to install steam on lubuntu 18....
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Setting up Steam on Kubuntu 18.10 to a non-/home folder?

Please tell me: is there any known way to install Steam to a NON-/home folder, WITHOUT needing to resort to moving things later post-install, and making symbolic links? So far the only solution i ...
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Can't download Steam linux

Whenever I click on the link to download Steam Linux, the link just takes me to a 403 page. I was wondering how to fix this as this did not happen when I downloaded Linux steam the last time I did ...
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Grey screen in Civilization 6

Hello I had this problem for a while now. Whenever I want to launch the Aspyr version of Civilization VI, everything runs fine, the intro play fine, with music, once the intro is over I am stuck with ...
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Steam Error Version 18.04.01 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've tried following other instructions on this site yet I can't get Steam to download. When I updated to 18.04.01 Steam broke. When I try to run it it says I have missing files. ...
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How Do I Uninstall Steam.exe That Lutris Installs?

I have a problem, I can't seem to get rid of the Steam.exe that Lutris install's for you, and it bugs me that I can't get rid of it, even after trying sudo apt-get --purge remove. It's still there, ...
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Unable to install steam on 16.04

I am trying to install steam via command line, it gives this error: $ sudo apt-get install steam Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M with Ubuntu 16.04

My ubuntu not using my video card. I got two of them: Intel and Nvidia So, I got several questions: Steam games not running with '-vulkan' option. (vulkan installed by steam) Why only one driver in '...
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Valve's game, Artifact Error! Create swap chain Unable query size of supported formats!

I have Geforce 660M, tried to install mesa drivers, but I think I did something worst than good. If I switched on Intel from Nvidia with prime-select intel, the game started(launched it, but graphic ...
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“csgo_linux64” is not responding

I have encountered this problem after CS:GO updated to "Danger Zone". Before that everything worked fine. Now it says: "csgo_linux64" is not responding. You may choose to wait a short while for it to ...
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Fatal error on steam: Steam needs to be online to update

I installed steam on ubuntu with sudo apt-get install steam and after downloading I opened the application. I got the message: Fatal Error: steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your ...
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How to display my exact driver

Does the current 415 nvidia driver have extensions? 415.xx or something? How do I display my exact installed driver using command line? I am trying to use Steam Play for gaming and want to be sure I ...
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Low Performance, Intel Graphics, Fps Drop on games

I have problems or low FPS running games such as: Dota 2 and MCOsu(Since i can't run osu!) This are the only 2 games i play, and here's my problem: When starting the games, it goes perfectly, MCOsu on ...
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How do I install Steam? [duplicate]

How can I install Steam on Ubuntu when it says that I haven't installed libgl.so 1 and libdrm.so 2. and what are these?
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How to install the latest Intel Graphics Driver in Ubuntu 18.04.1?

Hello guys I need your help. Ram:7,7 GiB Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 620 (Kaby Lake GT2) Gnome: 3.28.2 64 bits Disk: 249,9 GB SSD I can't play ...
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How to install 32bit games on steam when im on a 64 bit computer

So i go usually at a cafe to download steam games since i dont have unlimited internet but i found a problem which is that the game is installed for the cafe's operating system which is 64bit while my ...
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Steam games won't open. It just says, “Running,” then “Syncing,” then it doesn't do anything after that

I don't really know what to add here, but I backed up Team Fortress 2 when I was still using Manjaro. I moved to Ubuntu and I restored it. Now, it won't open. Here are the logs: https://pastebin.com/...
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Fatal Error: Steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your network connection and try again

I am trying to install steam and get this error message after it updates: (it does fully install the update). I also recorded a video of me trying to install it I am on ubuntu 18.04
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Steam games crashes on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (Reboots automaticaly afterwards)

I installed Steam lately on my Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on a computer with these specifications: Memory: 15.6 Gib Processor: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5640 @ 2.67GHz × 16 Graphics card: GeForce GTX 970/PCIe/...
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How to get Steam to properly install [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu and Linux and kind of scraping by as I've only been a PC gamer since December of last year. I used steam on my little garbage Lenovo using Windows 10, but after getting my I5 ...
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I can't install Steam properly!

Here's my specs and stuff: https://pastebin.com/w3SCkLAN. I have tried multiple ways to download Steam. First is using the .deb, it required the 32-bit libraries I can't, and don't know how to, ...
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How to update “unsupported version of OpenGL” for Dying Light on Steam?

I just bought and downloaded Dying Light. When trying to start the game it gives me: Unsupported version of OpenGL!: Detected OpenGL version: 3.0 Mesa 18.2.2 Required OpenGL version: 3.3 Please ...
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Unable to Run Civilization VI in 18.04

I am using Proton on SteamPlay and installed the native Linux version of Civ VI. When launching it, I receive the error An unrecoverable error has occurred and Civilization VI cannot continue. I ...
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How to snap Steam on Ubuntu to either side of desktop screen?

On Ubuntu 18.04, I can't use Super+Left or Right to snap Steam to the left or right of the screen as I can with other windows. How can I snap Steam windows to side of a desktop screen?
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Mini Metro Ubuntu CRASH

Bought Mini metro it crashed when i open it from steam.... It runs on another pc that has the kind of the same specs [windows = other pc] And Yes the game has a Linux port. Can i play this without ...
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Failed to load steamui.so

I tried to load steamui.so, but got this error message trace: [2018-11-01 03:39:38] BCommitUpdatedFiles: failed to create directory ./steam/cached [2018-11-01 03:39:38] BCommitUpdatedFiles: failed to ...
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Unable to launch Steam

When trying to launch steam, I get Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Then it tries to install the packages and gives me E: Error, ...
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Low FPS using RX 580, nothing in “Additional Drivers”

I've submitted this question before without success. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 with 8 Gigs of ram, i5-3450, RX 580, on a 128GB solid state. Long story short, I am getting less than 50% FPS than what ...
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18.10 Vulkan on Nvidia 390 only works as root

I have a Thinkpad P50 that has a Nvidia Quadro M1000M GPU that I use with Prime. I have the Nvidia 390 proprietary drivers installed. If I run vulkan-cube as my normal user with the nvidia driver ...
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Issue with steam on Xfce interface, ARM Chromebook

When I run sudo apt-get install steam it says steam doesn't have the required 32-bit libraries. I read somewhere that I could run sudo nano /etc/ld.so.conf.d/steam.conf and put the following into ...
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low fps with opengl based games on gtx 1060

Have a nice day first of all I installed ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. updated and installed proprietary driver via software updates. But there is problem with games that run with opengl. especially steam games....
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Problem installing Steam on Ubuntu 18.04

I had a problem while trying to install Steam. The download completed successfully, but then I got this error: [2018-10-23 16:30:25] uninstalled manifest found in /home/mawime/.steam/package/...
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Ubuntu 18.04 won't boot to desktop after update

AMD 390x connected to monitor via display port. Haven't booted into my ubuntu partition for a while. The only thing I had installed was Steam, Steam for linux, wine, and this Padoka PPA Booted it up,...
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How do I install program files on a separate partition?

Since I know next to nothing about how Linux actually works, I'm gonna need step-by-step instructions if you have any. I have 2 partitions on my 32GB flash drive, an 8GB one for the full Ubuntu ...
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controller input stopped working in ubuntu 18.04.1

This is exceptionally weird because it just happened as a result of updates (either to OS or Steam) but this pdp xbox one controller that I use just stopped taking inputs and an old fake xbox ...
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Audio based Program crashes? Help troubleshooting

Been having a lot of program crashes recently. At first I only noticed that a few Windows Steam games were crashing, possibly because of some kind of library issues. But Ubuntu is now having lots of ...
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Can't use drivers for GPU - Sapphire R9 270X 2GB Dual-X OC in Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm a new user to Ubuntu OS. I get it 1 month ago and since I have it seems like it doesn't work really good and sometimes and some little freeze or just the animation isn't good like it must be. ...
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Why do some programs (eg Blender, Steam) only have an “install from website” option

Blender. Steam. I can't sudo apt-get install blender or sudo apt-get install steam. I have to go to their website download the installer, and install with the software center. All upgrades are the ...
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Setting up an Steamcache Server

I am new to Linux and I wanted to set up a Steam cache Server, so I followed this Guide step by step. Sadly I am getting an error code when registering the containers: docker: Error response from ...
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Is There A Way To Fix These Graphical Bugs?

It's pretty self explanatory, but I'm having graphical issues with some of my games, where some things don't load properly. It's not just Windows games either, it's also native Linux games too, ...
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Steam Wont Work

Hello guys i tried to install steam a few times using a few diffrent ways and none of them were working this is what the terminal says when i type in steam tar: This does not look like a tar archive ...
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Error on executing Steam Play game via command-line (Proton)

Recently Steam released Steam Play, which uses their fork of Wine hosted by Steam called Proton (GitHub) to allow us to play our complete games library under Linux. It creates wineprefixes for all of ...
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Steam Giving Fatal Error on Launch Ubuntu 18.04

After switching from the Beta Client to the stable version, I restarted Steam and it keeps giving me an error and fails to launch: Couldn't set up the Steam Runtime. Are you running low on disk ...
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Civilization 6 on Ubuntu 18.04 missing libopenal.so.1

I'm trying to run Civilization 6 from steam. I get a message saying "an unrecoverable error has occured, and civilization 6 cannot continue". I'm looking through some solutions here, where I found ...
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How to do a screenshot in Steam?

I have another issue that I need help with that's kind of easier to show than explain, but I don't know how to take a screenshot, does anybody know how to do a screenshot in steam for Linux?
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ubuntu 18.04 LTS wifi connectivity drops after disconnecting once from any connection because of that connection's failure

I am a new user of linux (ubuntu). I am not sure if this forum is the right one to ask questions about technical issues and if it is not, I hope I will be told and forgiven. Please do tell me if there ...
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Steam throws a hard drive permissions error although files are on an ext4 partition mounted with defaults,rw,users,x-gvfs-show [duplicate]

My Google-fu has failed me in finding a meaningful solution, so here I am. I've recently set up Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. It has a small SSD (~120 GB) and a 1 TB HDD. I went through and formatted (...
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How to fix graphical issues with Steam games

Everytime I play a 3D game, it does this weird thing with the graphics, where not everything is loading all at once, and I am using Steam Play on Steam for some games, but it does it with a native ...
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How to run .exe file with wine in a specific drive_c directory [duplicate]

I am playing around with Steam's new SteamPlay/Proton feature. I have installed the game, and now I want to install a third-party localization package, which comes in a form of self unpacking .exe ...
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Showing installed Steam games in App List

In a previous Ubuntu installation, before I did a clean install, all the games that I installed from Steam appeared in my "App List", so I could quickly launch them from there. For some reason that ...