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Questions tagged [steam]

A game distribution platform, including an application to manage installed games

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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 Wont Launch on Linux Mint 19.1

So I have been trying to get Steam on my Linux Mint 19.1 system but when I try to run from terminal ($ steam) I get the message below: Running Steam on linuxmint 19.1 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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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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Steam login window has no text boxes [duplicate]

I'm using a machine that has both Windows and Debian 9. I was trying to install steam into Debian, it came out that it is hard to install steam to debian. So here is what I did: 1 - Downloaded the ....
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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 ...
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How do I disable compiz hotcorners and binding for button clicks on screen edges when I'm gaming

I've just installed Compiz reloaded on my XFCE rig and have mapped the corners and clicks on top of screen for window switching Compiz plugins like Scale. It's great 90 percent of the time, except ...
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Problems installing steamcmd - unable to locate package lib32gcc1

I'm trying to install steamcmd, but I just get the message unable to locate package lib32gcc1 . I'm running BunsenLabs 8.6 (Hydrogen). I've done sudo apt-get update and upgrade. I run it on my ...
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How to install Steam on Elementary OS Loki 64-bit

I have a problem with Steam client on Elementary OS Loki 64-bit. It won't run, output from terminal when running steam follows: Running Steam on elementary 0.4 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Xbox One controller is working in Steam but is not working in games

I try to use my Xbox one controller, and it's working in Steam app (the main button on gamepad launch the Big picture and i can serf though its menu and launch any game). But in any game which support ...
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How to run a steam for windows game on bumblebee?

What I'm talking about here is the horrid combination Optirun/Primusrun + PlayonLinux + Steam that makes for wrappers over wrappers over wrappers (primus/optirun calls playonlinux, which calls wine ...
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How to get 2 wireless xbox360 controllers to work at the same time?

I have two wireless Xbox360 controllers that I would like to get to work simultaneously in Linux Mint 17.2. Xboxdrv is installed and a single controller work wonders with Steam games, however, the ...
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Is it possible to use Steam to download game files while booted in Linux?

First of all, I am not interested in actually playing the games while running Linux. Read on :) I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10. I spend the majority of my time in Linux but keep Windows around ...
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Can not run steam on Linux Mint 18 (hanged at installing breakpad…)

This is what I get when I try to run steam on my Linux Mint 18 system: $ steam Running Steam on linuxmint 18 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Steam crashes on launch at OpenSUSE

I want to run Steam under OpenSUSE. I'm using this manual for installation. But when I run it I get the following messages on the console: $ STEAM_RUNTIME=1 steam ...
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How to update steam from command line?

Is there a quick way to update steam from the command line? I would prefer to update steam without a GUI running so it can be done in the background (headless).
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Steam doesn't work on Arch Linux x64

I have installed all dependencies I have installed nvidia drivers But I get this error please help /home/azamat/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh: line 161: VERSION_ID: unbound variable /home/azamat/.local/...
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Optirun / Primusrun and Steam errors

When I run Steam using optirun steam it starts ok and Steam uses my nvidia card. But when I start a game, the following errors are printed on console: ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/damluar/.local/share/...
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What games can I play on Steam on Debian?

I have installed Steam on my 32 bit Debian Jessie. Looking through the catalogue a lot of them have minimum requirements of Ubuntu as the OS. Can I still play the games?
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Missing libraries error when starting Steam

I ran sudo apt-get install steam on my 64-bit computer with Debian 8.2 "Jessie." I accepted Valve's terms and conditions. My graphics card is NVIDIA. I have the nvidia-driver package installed. I ...
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Valve games crashing on startup due to problem with OpenGL/SDL

Recently, my games made by valve, and I assume all source games, have been crashing on start up. This isn't affecting any of my other games, which primarily run on Unity3D. It seems to be a problem ...
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Installing Steam on Debian

I have ran into some issues when it went down to install Steam on Debian. The console as well as Apper comes up with missing dependencies and the package isn't going to install.
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Unbrick a Steam Controller

My Steam Controller for some reason got bricked and it won't turn on. Is there a way to unbrick a Steam Controller? How can I do it?
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Is SteamOS frame-rate performance related to X11?

Ars recently tested SteamOS against Windows 10 and determined on average Windows 10 had a higher frame rate. Does this have anything to do with Linux's reliance on an archaic graphics system (X11)?