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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 ...
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Steam library folder must be on Executable filesystem

I am running Debian 9 via Crouton on an Intel Chromebook. I've had some difficulties with bash and the display, however I resolved these. I installed Steam, and the games work on it, however I only ...
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Remove Graphics card driver?

Okay, I have looked at many posts and threads and haven't found a solution. So I am running x64 Debian. I installed Nvidia drivers from Nvidia's website by running a .run file. Now, I tried to install ...
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Rocket League won't save

I have the following System: Debian/GNU 8 Jessie. I Have installed Steam through apt-get. Now when I start Rocket League, it always goes back to some config I made like a year ago (also on linux). ...
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'lib' issue with running a game outside of Steam client

I am running Mint 18.2 Sonya and using the nvidia-375 drivers. The game in question is Crusader Kings II. From within the steam client it launches fine. However, I would prefer not to use the ...
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Arch Linux: Steam Not Starting After Update (x86_64 Extra Nvidia 384.69-2)

I'm having this issue on my system only after the nvidia update. The error I get is /home/????/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh: line 154: VERSION_ID: unbound variable /home/????/.local/share/Steam/...
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How to run Steam games using Wine?

I'd like to run AirMech Strike on Arch Linux using Wine (the latest currently available in Arch, 2.15). I have tried to download it in the Steam store but because I'm using Linux and it does not run ...
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XCOM2 on Fedora: Can't find libcrypto.so.1.0.0

I've installed XCOM2 via Steam on Fedora 26, but it didn't work. I manually executed the installed binary and got the error: ./XCOM2: error while loading shared libraries: libcrypto.so.1.0.0: cannot ...
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Modded Steam game crashes on start, Steam API does not load, cannot read core dump

I have the latest version of Empire: Total War in Steam on Arch Linux x86_64. I have followed this Reddit guide to install DME. I have gone through each and every step (except the optional ones) and ...
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How to install proprietary drivers for Radeon R3 Graphics

I'm trying to run Steam on Debian but I'm having trouble finding what drivers I need for my laptop. lspci | grep Graphics 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Steam In Home Streaming from Ubuntu to macOS over VPN

in my office I have an Ubuntu workstation with a decent gaming GPU. At home, I have only a 13" MacBook Pro which is not that much a gaming machine. Fortunately, Steam has this great feature called In ...
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Running steam on Debian 9 testing [duplicate]

I am running 64-bit Debian testing. When I try to run steam I get the following error: Package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 needs to be installed Package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 needs to be installed Package ...
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Windows to Steam OS

I am considering moving my computer from Windows to Steam OS. If I do, will i have to reinstall all of my games to then play them on Steam OS? Thanks.
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Could not load module 'vgui2_s.so'

I am trying to install steam on my BunsenLab laptop (Debian 8/Jessie). After enabling multi arch and apt-get steam:i386, I first encountered a missing library error, which I fixed by also installing ...
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Steam: How to fix LibGL errors on Kali Linux / Debian [duplicate]

I'm trying to run and install Steam on Kali Linux 64bits and I get libGL errors like : Running Steam on kali kali-rolling 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception ...
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Linux based Gaming OS

What are the Linux based gaming distribution that are available apart from SteamOs? And can that OS be used as live USB OS?
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Wine + Controller (x360ce)

I've been trying to set up the Xbox 360 controller, usb connected, under wine with x360ce as shown here so I can play with it. Have been few days now and after hitting the head against the wall few ...
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While running steam the following error shows, what should I do now?

Error is the following You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 Playonlinux is showing PlayOnLinux is unable to find 32bits OpenGL libraries. You might ...
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Windows (steam) games

So I recently got a new computer and switched from windows to manjaro, and I, of course, can't play some of my games I bought on steam (I can't even attempt to install them because the install button ...