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Steam missing libGL.so.1 on fresh Debian testing install

After following the recommendations on the debian Wiki, adding the i386 architecture and installing steam from apt, still missing libGL.so.1: me@hostname:~$sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-...
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Can't install Steam on fresh Debian Buster install

I just installed a fresh Debian install and I can't install Steam and PCSX2, both depending on i386 packages. I followed the classic procedure: # dpkg --add-architecture i386 # apt update # apt ...
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Wine/Proton cannot change renderer to vulkan on ubuntu

I'm trying to play RDR2 using the fixed Proton version for RDR2. I cannot set the rendering engine to Vulkan ingame, it stays on DX12, even when I force it through the settings.xml and set it to read ...
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How to scale gtk application with fraction number

So, on Linux I have steam that has a very small GUI. And I find out that I can make it bigger using GTK_SCALE env variable. Like this: GTK_SCALE=2 steam But 2 is to big, I would prefer to have 1.5, ...
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No Video on HTC Vive Cosmos Elite

I've got a HTC Vive Cosmos Elite and am trying to use it with Steam VR. It shows up as connected and when screen mirroring is on I can see on my PC screen that the unit is being tracked correctly but ...
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Force installed a package on SteamOS/Debian; black screen after boot

I'm running SteamOS which is based on Debian. I manually installed libgtk-3-0_3.22.11-1_amd64.deb and broke my system; I get the infamous black screen after boot. $ dpkg -i libgtk-3-0_3.22.11-1_amd64....
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How to allow cursor to not become confined to one monitor in global fullscreen mode with Ubuntu 20 - i3wm

I am running i3wm on Ubuntu 20.04. When playing games on Steam, I'm trying to utilize both of my monitors. I use Proton which, in turn, uses WINE to run Windows games. Some games scale appropriately ...
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Opening .dmp (Mini DuMP crash report) file

I downloaded a game. It has a issue of just not working every time I launch it I'm welcomed by a white screen. Did some cli magic, found out that the game is missing few libraries, installed them. The ...
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Steam looks messed up

Running Pop OS on an Intel Hades Canyon. Just installed Steam and it looks like this: Restarting the computer or reinstalling Steam from different sources did not solve the issue. Wierd enough, if I ...
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Steam streaming from a headless Linux machine with gpu acceleration

I would like to have a headless machine run steam without having a monitor, mouse or keyboard attached to it and have it use the dedicated GPU (a GTX 970) to stream games over the network. I have ...
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Installing Steam on Fedora 32 – “Transaction test error”

I am trying to install Steam on Fedora and having difficulty.  After executing the following: sudo dnf install -y steam --enablerepo=rpmfusion-nonfree-steam I receive the conflict below: Error: ...
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Mint linux started some Steam (not wine) games black and with sound

Some of my game only open with a black screen and sound, I updated everything on my computer and I still have the problem.
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Running games with steam proton doesn't respect your current keyboard layout

I use an uncommon keyboard layout (Dvorak, intl. with dead keys), and I'm trying to run a game (Prey) using steam's proton compatibility tool. Before running the game I switch my layout to QWERTY. The ...
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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition not running fluently using Proton on Ubuntu 20 LTS

I'm trying to run Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on Ubuntu Linux using Steam Proton. I enabled Proton in the latest stable 5.0.9 release. According to the manual, I have the latest avaliable ...
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Steam does not start on Debian 10 Buster

My OS is Debian GNU/Linux 10 (Buster) Stable x86_64, computer is Thinkpad x230, with Intel i5-3320M (4) @ 3.300GHz CPU and Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller GPU, the kernel version is 4....
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Network manager shared connection slow

I have a laptop running nixos and a desktop pc running windows. They are connected via a crossover cable. I use the option "shared connection" from network manager to stream steam games from my ...
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How to allow Steam to write into root directory?

I've just installed the latest Linux Mint version and I'm trying to set up some Steam games. I only have 10 GB on my home directory, so I'm willing to create a game library inside the root directory (/...
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Mesa and nvidia libs steam

I'm trying to understand: Steam wants from me to install libgl1-mesa-glx. But I use Nvidia binary driver and I see that Nvidia also has libglx-nvidia0 for GLX. So why does steam want mesa? And ok, I ...
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Gaming on Linux mint with an old graphics card

I'm new to Linux Mint and have now tried to get my game library (mostly Steam games) running. With that I've learned of Steam Proton (which seems to be some sort of version of Wine), tried Wine itself,...
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Installed a steam game through one user but no write permissions from other?

I downloaded CS:GO steam in Linux Mint Tricia 19.3 through a standard user (spectra) and an administrator (darkguy) (tried both ways). Installed directoty :/mnt/227ad523-2b06-456b-908f-fbda67a95046/...
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Can't install Steam after upgrade to Pop OS 19.10

I've been googling and looking for info on here, but I couldn't find any solution. So maybe someone on here might be able to help? I think the problem might stem from the 32bit support issue mentioned ...
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wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32 when launching a game installed by steam in linux

I've installed "Counter-strike global offensive" from steam store in linux ubuntu 18.04 but when I launch it (from terminal) , it gives numerous errors like the following : Steam/steamapps/common/...
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Steam not working in Linux Mint 19.3 MATE

Problem: After logging in, Steam gives out this error: Could not connect to Steam network. Solution(s) tried so far: Uninstalling Steam in various ways doesn't fix the problem. https://forums....
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Steam lacks a compatdata dir?

A lot of guides pertaining to getting Age of Empires 2 to run under Steam Proton suggest dropping dlls into ~/.steam/steam/steamapps/compatdata/813780/pfx/drive_c/windows/system32, however while I ...
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snap install, proton (Steam), and Wine

A month ago, I discovered that the Proton module in Steam attempts to ensure the best compatibility it can with the Windows games I got, and allow me to play some on my Debian 10. Yesterday, I've ...
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Issue with finding installed Steam games on Mint

I'm on Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon, Linux kernel version 4.15.0-20-generic. I've installed the Flathub version Steam from the Software Manager because it's the only version that works for me. When I ...
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Dirt Rally Start Failing

I'm having problems starting Dirt Rally on Steam with EndeavourOS. Currently I'm having these errors on the console: /mnt/24900711-3d8d-4042-bbe3-7762ddf28edb/SteamLibrary/steamapps/common/DiRT ...
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steam / libc6 (i386) installation fails

uname -a returns Linux mypcname 4.15.0-58-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Tue Aug 6 11:12:41 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lsb_release -a returns Distributor ID: LinuxMint Description: Linux ...
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Two WMs simultaneously

I want to use two Windows Managers simultaneously. As I know that using two ttys for this isn't going to work (I'm on Arch and systemd-logind revokes access to hardware when switching), I am searching ...
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How do I mount executable permissions to a flash drive? (Steam)

I recently installed Gallium OS on my chromebook for the purpose of gaming. I have a Lenovo N21 Chromebook. I downloaded Steam and had enough space leftover for Terraria (Game). It runs smoothly, and ...
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Mismatch between mesa+vulkan driver verison used by Proton and the host mesa driver version

Proton is working fine with the latest DXVK implementation but when I browse on the log files of the games used by Proton I notice a mismatch between the mesa driver version of my host system and the ...
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How can I install steam on Fedora 28+

I'm trying to figure out how to install Steam on my Fedora 28 laptop. I found these instructions but it's unclear to me whether I need to use the negativo17 repo to install Steam or if there's some ...
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How to run Steam Worms in DOSBox?

I've installed Steam with Wine on my Mac. Then I installed Worms. It comes with an integrated DOSBox for Windows. For Windows only, unfortunately; although DOSBox is available for Linux and Mac as ...
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Debian won't install steam [duplicate]

I want to follow this guide : https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-steam-client-on-debian-9-stretch-linux this answer does not work either :Installing Steam on Debian it does not work for me. I ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 [SLACKWARE] ERROR

I am trying to run steam. I installed the StackBuild from the slackbuild websites, ran ./program and installpkg in su. I try clicking the icon and I receive: ''' You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Steam not running under WINE after Linux Mint restart

So yesterday I downloaded Windows Steam and installed and ran it under WINE for all my games that aren't native to Linux, well, I shut down my PC for the night and wake up, try to launch Steam (both ...
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How to install Steam in Mint 19.1?

I'm using Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa), based on Ubuntu. So far the only lead I have is a couple of Nvidia driver installation errors. However, other than the Steam issue, and the Nvidia settings app not ...
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Can ZFS subvolumes contain other filesystems?

I want to format a subvolume with a filesystem other than ZFS, since a program I use needs certain File System features ZFS doesn't have (Portal 2 on macOS has File System constraints). APFS has a ...
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Wondering about backporting packages on Debian, how to keep it up to date and making sure I do it properly

I'm wondering if this backport method would work let's say if I'm trying to download Steam or Wine? Like, once I have the backported package downloaded, would it stay up to date every time I 'apt ...
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Steam Proton stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on AMD64 with Steam client now at version Feb 18 2019, package 1550534751. Yesterday, I could play Steam Play games (Windows games with the Proton fork of Wine) just fine on my ...
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Installing deb to a different directory

Is there any possible way to install steam from a .deb file to a folder on an external usb hard drive? I have tried something like "--root=" but I can't get it to work.
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Steam missing 32 bit libraries libx11-6

I tried to install Steam and some libraries were missing: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libX11.so.6 I could install each one except this libX11.so.6. $ ...
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Steam is unable to create .desktop file(s). Workaround or fix?

Today, I bought Project Hospital game on Steam for my Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon. I do have only this game installed, so I am unable to determine if the issue persists with other games. While the game ...
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POL-WINE crashes running MotoGp2015 on Linux Mint 64bit - ISO MotoGP2015

What I wanted to do: Play MotoGP2015... What I tried to do: I installed the game by using an ISO FIle and using PlayOnLinux for the .exe. The PleyOnLinus crash problem: I double click on the launch ...
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Civilization IV turns into a black screen after revealing map

I'm running Linux Mint 19 on a laptop Gateway NV51M and I have installed Civilization iv on Steam using Proton. The game runs out of box. But after I (or the PC) build Stonehenge wonder (Important: ...
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How do I get Steam to install on Debian [duplicate]

I'm a Debian user; I tried to install Steam by running sudo apt install steam and I typed in my password then this is what happened: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Uninstall a Steam game with the console [closed]

I need to uninstall a Steam game just in the terminal. I don't know if it is possible, I have tried deleting the folder of the game in steammapps/common but if you open Steam after deleting the ...
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Steam won't start on Arch Linux - possibly libGL error (nvidia)

Whenever I try to launch Steam I get the "Steam upgrading" loading screen for a split second and then every Steam process dies. When I run steam, steam-runtime or steam-native in terminal I get ...
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How to fix this? (Kali Linux 32-bit in Virtualbox) [duplicate]

root@kali:~# sudo apt-get install -f E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another ...
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Steam In home steaming not working on Chrome OS (via crouton)

I installed Debian stretch via crouton, and after navigating through "locales" problems, mounting problems, and video problems, I managed to get it to work very well on my Asus C202. However all ...