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Wired Xbox One Controller Shows in lsusb but stops detecting input in steam sometimes

After a reboot, my wired controller works with steam. There is a light on the controller that is on whenever this is working. Sometimes, however, the light randomly turns off and then input stops ...
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Automatically execute `nix-user-chroot` when I start a terminal session (Steam Deck)

I am running Arch Linux on the Steam Deck. Steam Deck has a read only root file system which forces you to use Flatpak, or else to make the file system writable at the expense of wiping out, say, ...
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Enabling Vulkan in Xplane 11/Steam

So I have two graphic cards, Intel and Nvidia. Xplane also has two versions, OpenGL Vulkan In steam, when I set __NV_PRIME_RENDER_OFFLOAD=1 __GLX_VENDOR_LIBRARY_NAME=nvidia %command% I can run ...
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How can I auto mount an SMB share on KDE + Arch Linux? (re: kio-fuse?)

I'm using a Steam Deck which runs Arch Linux and KDE Plasma. It has a read-only filesystem (for system files) but does include kio-fuse (5.0.1). What's the best practice to automatically mount an SMB ...
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libGL.so.1 on debian linux for steam

I'm trying to install steam and I can't get libGL.so.1 to work. Actually apt won't even locate it so I tried nvidia-driver-libs:i386 instead. There I get my favorite chaos of unmet dependencies and ...
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Unable to launch Steam on Nvidia 495 driver, 5.4 kernel, Linux Mint 20.3

After a few weeks of not having time for games, today I am unable to launch Steam. I do not remember some bigger change in the system = Linux Mint 20 than upgrading my Mint today from version 20.2 to ...
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Cannot write to usb after formatting to ext4

I am running galliumOs on a chromebook and wanted to put steam games on a separate usb drive so I bought a 128Gb USB and tried formatting to ext4 using GParted as well as the command sudo mkfs.ext4 -L ...
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Steam proton not working with integrated graphics

OS: Manjaro Integrated graphics: Intel HD Graphics 630 I have a laptop with an Nvidia GPU as well as Intel integrated graphics. I can switch between the two using optimus-manager. Basically I can run ...
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Steam cannot launch on POP!_OS

I recently installed POP!_OS, and have had a good install up until trying to use steam. I downloaded it from the package manager, and am getting these errors every time I try to start it. Originally I ...
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Steam problems on Void Linux

I have recently installed Void Linux. After a recent system update, Steam no longer works. My NVIDIA drivers are loaded and working, and the flatpak version of Steam works fine. Heres a log of what ...
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Cannot set Wine prefix to location of steam game's prefix on Pop!_OS 20.04. Why?

So, I'm a regular player of the game Geometry Dash. Which (as some of you fellow GD players reading this know) doesn't have a Linux version, but it can be run with Proton. Now, there's a very popular ...
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Arch Linux Tiger VNC Server running Steam trying lower resolution

I am running a tiger vnc server from an arch linux desktop running i3. I am streaming this desktop to a laptop (also using i3 and arch) connected through my home network, everything runs fairly fine, ...
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steam windows are empty + "glxinfo: command not found"

I'm new to Arch, coming from Ubuntu I have very recently installed EndeavourOS today I installed Steam, but my windows are shown empty Looking for some solution I notice that often the finger is ...
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Steam>Warning: failed to init SDL thread priority manager: SDL not found — Amazon Linux 2

Following the documentation of Valve to install SteamCMD I'm attempting to both install SteamCMD and run a gaming server on an EC2 instance using Amazon Linux 2 or Redhat. Steps taken (after creating ...
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Manjaro: Steam controllers are not detected wirelessly making them not able toconnect

I have fresh install of Manjaro linux and installed steam client. I have stem controller dongle plugged in the PC. When I turn on the steam controller it blinks as it is unconnected. After something ...
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Can't launch steam games after switching to Nvidia Graphics Card

Hi guys well My OS is linux mint 20.2 xfce which is based on ubuntu. I want to run steam games on my computer . The thing is that when I switch to my xserver open-source GPU driver everything is ok ...
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steam arch gives errors

when i run steam in command line it gives me Running Steam on arch rolling 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Steam runtime environment up-to-date! Steam client's requirements are satisfied ...
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Install Steam games on a Synology network disk

Recent Microsoft news have convinced me to switch to Linux. I have a Synology NAS on which I used to install Steam games (and any applications really), it wasn't too complicated to do on Windows, once ...
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Steam won't launch on Ubuntu Linux 5.8

Recently reinstalled Ubuntu 20.4 and in the process of reinstalling some applications, one of which is Steam. I've tried both steams deb release and the native application software installer. When ...
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Dota 2 keeps going "not responding" unexpectedly

I've been having problems with Dota 2. The game runs fine almost all the time. Just one thing, it stops responding sometimes. It just stopped and I can't even do anything. If it's just some normal ...
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Trick a window that it has focus in kde

Is it possible to make a window believe that it has a focus while it has not? My use case description: I am playing a game named Detroit Become Human. I am playing with gamepad. The game is actually ...
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Why game lagging?

I played in dota 2 at Windows perfectly, but at linux (Manjaro, Arch, Ubuntu, Linux mint and Fedora) it's lagging, fps dropping and frametime jumping + some issues with grass textures. Game on SSD (...
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Graphics Broken in Deepin 20.2 (Steamplay)

I Recently started using linux, and picked Deepin as my distro as a recommendation from my teacher. I love this distro a lot. I use it to work and to game too. I was using Deepin 20.1 and proton and ...
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Newbie problem with cron and server_start.sh

I decided to put my Valheim Dedicated Server to my second computer which is running on Xfce desktop environment. I got it running fine and and decided to try using cron first time. I made bash file ...
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On Linux, how do I allow Steam to download games into the root drive?

On Linux, how do I allow Steam to download games into the root drive? Space on my home drive is very limited, but trying to create a new library folder in /usr throws the error "Drive is read-...
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cannot write korean in game on linux mint

I can't write korean in games on linux mint I use UIM as writer I can write korean in OS, like search box of setting or terminal, however i cannot write korean in games Games i tried is minecraft and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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