Questions tagged [steam]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
17 views

Can't start Steam game from cmdline - existing file does not exist

I can start the game via Steam normally without problems. But I want to start a script instead which will launch the game. Steam logs a command to syslog like this: /bin/sh\0-c\0/home/kuba/.local/...
Jakub Fojtik's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

How do you install FTL mod Multiverse & Hyperspace on KDE Neon?

I'm attempting to install the Multiverse/Hyperspace expansion for the game Faster Than Light (FTL) on my KDE Neon system. I've already purchased and installed FTL through Steam. I found an updated ...
Bernard Igiri's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
16 views

How to get a log from Proton when not running in Steam

The Proton README says that setting the environment variable PROTON_LOG=1 will create files at ~/steam-*.log with debug information. However, when running Proton without the Steam client (for example, ...
Alex Henrie's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
39 views

systemd service won't run from network drive

Apologies in advance for any mangling of terminology, syntax, conventions, etc. I'm still a fairly novice Linux user. I am working on Steam Deck running the latest SteamOS (3.5.17). I managed to ...
imfm's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
56 views

Why are games launched with .deb package Steam not hardware accelerated?

I just distro hopped from Fedora to Tuxedo OS, and I’m encountering a problem I remember having on some other Ubuntu based distributions. Steam games do not have hardware acceleration when launched ...
TheLabCat's user avatar
  • 113
0 votes
2 answers
77 views

Confusing results of eval + sed combination [closed]

I run a game from steam which starts with the game companies launcher app where I have to click another button to start the actual game. The game launcher is very slow, contains needless advertising, ...
nobody special's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

Touch screen and external monitor: a ZenBook Duo - like setup?

I am using the Steam Deck as a daily driver since some time and i am pretty happy with it. If someone is not familiar, this is a pretty beefy (for normal tasks) handheld linux PC. I configured SteamOS ...
Wyatt Gillette's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
80 views

Application windows content get displayed (upside down !) while session is locked

I recently experienced a very bizarre phenomenon. As I thawed my computer from suspend, I got back to my session manager's lock screen. However, the content of the window of application currently ...
ysalmon's user avatar
  • 351
0 votes
1 answer
458 views

steam won't launch

steam can install but failled to launch : i've checked archlinux wiki, asked chatgpt, searched net for anwsers but none could resolve my situation : the laucher write this errors : steam.sh[58694]: ...
Gy0m's user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

Can't connect to ubuntu-ran cstrike server (27015 udp)

I've ran a Counter-Strike 1.6 Server on a Ubuntu 18 VPS. When I run the hlds, The server looks fine when ran. (I'm running via ssh) But I can't connect to it with my computer. This is nmap output (X....
RAVEN.exe's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
616 views

Debian 12 - Games crash on startup when using Lutris and Steam Proton

I have recently installed Debian Stable 12 in an attempt to revive my 2009 Dell Vostro A860 - a laptop with a Pentium DC T2390 CPU, Intel GMA X3100 integrated graphics and 2Gb of RAM. To maximize ...
Pahheb's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
179 views

kernel BUG at drivers/gpu/drm/drm_gem.c:154 (after minor Mint upgrade)

After an effortless and straightforward upgrade of my Linux Mint Cinnamon to version 21.2, I got a malfunctioning Nvidia driver again, it booted alright. It showed my desktop, but I could not launch ...
Vlastimil Burián's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

Virtual Gl host and display from same pc?

I'm trying to set up a virtual gl client to connect with an Xvfb display from within the same pc. I start up the client and then try to connect to it from the other display and it says the connection ...
Testerman's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
235 views

Linux steam client cannot display Chinese character

I am using fedora 38 and GNOME 44, I have installed steam, while I discover the chinese font are not render properly, what should I config to fix the issue? The font render break in whole steam client,...
Solarisending's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do I solve this FPS steep frame rate drop when gaming on Linux Mint?

Relevant specs from neofetch: OS = Linux Mint 21.1 x86_64 / Host = H310M H 2.0 / Kernel = 5.15.0-72-generic / DE = Xfce 4.16 / CPU = Intel i5-8400 (6) @ 4.000GHz / GPU = NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti / ...
linuxlife's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
337 views

Steam not running proton games on separate EXT4 partition

I have a multi user system and if possible I'd like to prevent downloading every game 3 times. Because of that I made a separate ext4 partition for my steam games and selected the partition in steam ...
Nichtdu's user avatar
  • 13
0 votes
0 answers
727 views

How to install Battle.net through Steam?

I don't even know if it is possible, I saw it nowhere. My guess is that Linux Steam has a powerful cross-platform software part called Proton able to run any Windows software, most of the time better ...
Sandburg's user avatar
  • 367
0 votes
1 answer
85 views

Wine http port not responding (Multi-port application)

we have a long term problem with our wine-docker game server. The Game is running fine but it offers a remote client on a http port (8080) which does not respond. I thought maybe someone here who is ...
Maik Laschober's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
717 views

Installing Linux on my Android Device

Is there a way where I can install Linux on this device to steam games using the STEAM client without a PC and any problems? I am currently without a PC and am thinking of alternative ways, i.e. ...
Brad Chaney's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
152 views

Launching Steam Game requires acceptance of elevation dialogs from Steam to install prerequisites

I'm having issues with launching a game through Steam I've installed through flatpak. I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. Steam Flatpak Version 1.0.0.75. I'm trying to run a game called SpaceEngineers, and ...
Jorogumo4's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
320 views

Why my Xbox360 wired controller disconnects on rumble?

While playing Dead Cells from Steam, I noticed than when I was hurt, my controlled was somehow disconnected for a few seconds (with an alert message saying so). In this case, the game run a bunch of ...
aloisdg's user avatar
  • 213
0 votes
1 answer
113 views

Why is Steam showing an Xbox 360 controller that doesn't exist?

My (native Linux) Steam client is showing an Xbox 360 controller, though I don't have one, and none have been in my home (and it's a desktop, so seeing it outside can be ruled out). I tried listing ...
Didi Kohen's user avatar
  • 1,851
0 votes
0 answers
415 views

Parrot OS cannot install libc6 dependant libraries

First of all, I really need to mention that I am a complete newbie to linux and decided to use debian and parrot OS solely for educational purpose to understand how everything works more. Now to the ...
theBullyTentacle's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
302 views

Error when trying to clone repo from GitHub Desktop on SteamOS

I'm having an issue with GitHub Desktop when trying to clone a repo on SteamOS. It's a new Steam Deck. Fairly fresh out of the box. I installed GitHub Desktop from the Discover store. In GitHub ...
axzr's user avatar
  • 121
5 votes
0 answers
1k views

How does flatpak provide access to Vulkan / GPU

I am running the flatpak version of Steam, and it happens that my system has two discrete GPUs, a nvidia one and a lowend AMD one. Normally Steam opens proton games and it uses the nvidia card for ...
jjcasmar's user avatar
  • 323
0 votes
1 answer
366 views

sddm wrong touch coordinates on steam deck and garbled content on connecting second monitor

I'm trying to set up a Debian-soon-to-be-known-as-Bookworm (aka "testing", at the time of this writing) system on a steam deck, using KDE plasma as desktop environment and sddm as login ...
Torsten Crass's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
507 views

How to get Steam game install/save file path programmatically?

Some Steam games don't have cloud backup support, so I'm using a Git repo with a Makefile to create backups of game save files and settings. Because of storage restrictions I've had to create an ...
l0b0's user avatar
  • 51.5k
0 votes
1 answer
45 views

Manually installing steam on Debian 10

After downloading the .DEB package from the steam website and extracting the files, I get a pop up when clicking the launcher that says "The desktop file steam.desktop is in an insecure location ...
Epic Guppy's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
262 views

Steam game not launching on primary display

This is going to drive me crazy. I am having immense issues getting New Worlds to a. Open on the Correct monitor, and b. Run at the correct resolution. I have 3 monitors, setup using xrandr (Arch, i3)....
JLCarveth's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
1k views

How to acces/recover s a locked lost+found folder on an sd cars on the steam deck?

I am really sorry to post here, but neither in Steam discussions, nor on reddit I can get any help. I know some of you probably really know their stuff around linux inside the steam deck. The steam ...
Rag nara's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
597 views

How does anti-cheat work and how is it distributed on Steam Games?

According to Levvvel's list of kernel-level anti-cheat games, many modern games use kernel-level anti cheat. One provider of kernel-level anti-cheat is Epic with Easy Anti-Cheat and one game using ...
Evan Carroll's user avatar
  • 30.9k
0 votes
1 answer
137 views

SteamOS/Debian 8 disable Bluetooth/Wifi device

I have built in broken wifi and Bluetooth and I am using external adapters via usb. I have Installed SteamOS on an external hard drive. I can use the device manager to turn them off on windows but I ...
Elektrodemon NL's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
231 views

Box86 can't find some specific libraries

I am trying to run some programs on an Ubuntu ARM64 machine with Box86 (in this case, Steam). While starting up it crashes, and I noticed in the console the following errors: Error loading needed lib ...
GospelBG's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
3k views

APT cannot install libc6:i386, unmet dependency

Obligatory searched the internet etc. My Debian 11 system cannot install steam via APT. Many of it's dependencies rely on libc6:i386 but APT complains that it is not installable. When I attempt to ...
nohatsatthetable's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
849 views

How do I install two different versions of the same application on SteamOS 3.0, an Arch Linux based OS?

Got a steamdeck recently and have been setting it up for emulation. It's running SteamOS 3.0 which, from what I could find, is based on Arch Linux. I need two versions of PPSSPP. The latest build for ...
Kieren's user avatar
  • 13
2 votes
0 answers
56 views

How can i enable execute perms for my entire HDD?

All of my games are stored on a secondary drive in my pc and steam says i need execute permission. i have run the command "sudo chmod -R +x /mountpoints/HDD" and other similar ones yet none ...
Father Pucci's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
70 views

Corrupted Flash Drive files

Hello, Today in the morning I tried to continue 3D Modelling on my Steam Deck but to my surprise all my Files didn't show up. I managed to mount it but my important folders changed into weird files. ...
zapole's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
128 views

What is wrong with Steam version detection on my Mint 21?

$ apt-cache policy steam-launcher steam-launcher: Installed: 1:1.0.0.74 Candidate: 1:1.0.0.74 Version table: *** 1:1.0.0.74 500 500 https://repo.steampowered.com/steam stable/steam ...
Vlastimil Burián's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
133 views

No GNU screen sockets found after SSH logout [Steam Deck]

I am unable to use screen or tmux to keep a process running after a logout. Usually on my Linux servers I can use GNU screen to keep my process running after a logout but on Valve's Steam Deck which ...
acedogblast's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Cyberpunk PortProton won't start

I usually run all games through PortProton and previously ran Cyberpunk and it worked on Ubuntu and later on Arch linux. But then I broke the system and I'm good at it. After reinstalling the game ...
Daniil Screpchenko's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
370 views

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 ...
Nathan Lynch's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
356 views

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 ...
Neptune's user avatar
  • 153
1 vote
1 answer
6k views

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 ...
SofaKng's user avatar
  • 333
3 votes
1 answer
509 views

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 ...
Vlastimil Burián's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
2k views

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 ...
zach fisherman's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
1k views

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 ...
realstonesword's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

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 ...
Francesco Iapicca's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
4k views

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 ...
A Simple Bovine's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
335 views

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 ...
Xobtah's user avatar
  • 163
1 vote
4 answers
2k views

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 ...
Ashark's user avatar
  • 909