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Questions tagged [steam]

A game distribution platform, including an application to manage installed 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)?
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How to force evdev API instead Joystick legacy API?

Steam has support only evdev driver when using joystick, so I have a cool wii u "usb adapter" and 2 gamecube controllers working OK in steam thanks to the "wii-u-gc-adapter" tool. I also have 2 ...
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steam opengl glx extension not supported by this display nvidia drivers

. I got a used desktop from work and wanted to put debian on it.I did and then I wanted to install Steam.I did that. Now here is where the dumb part starts. I have had this exact model of desktop ...
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Debian jessie, primus and 32-bit applications

Whenever i start a 32-bit program aka. 386 with primusrun on debian jessie (be it steam or any of it's 32-bit games), i get a following error: wv@localhost:~$ primusrun steam Running Steam on debian ...
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Where should Steam install game data on linux, to be FHS-compliant?

I want to create a folder on my linux system for Steam to download game data to. I am doing this so the data is shared between users, and games do not have to be downloaded multiple times. Originally,...
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no game sounds with XFCE and pulseaudio

Since recently I have sound problems ingame but now I have no ingame sounds can someone help me? Which info should I provide? EDIT: For saved videos the same.
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Why did the time format in Steam chat change after I started using xinit?

The time format in my Steam chat used to look like this: 23:59 After I stopped using Slim and started using xinit, it looks like this: This only displays the hour and the time zone, which isn't ...
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Driver installation, failed to fetch cdrom://

I'm kind of new to Debian/Linux OS. I just installed Debian 7.8 on my desktop. And I seem to run into a lot of errors in the terminal. I've been trying to install steam, nVidia drivers, but with no ...
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dota 2 graphics problem in ubuntu 14.04

i installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop. then i installed steam and finally dota 2. but the graphics are very bad. i have amd raedon 7400 in my laptop. it seems like dota 2 is not running through my ...
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Can't launch Steam games using optirun (Bumblebee)

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 laptop with an Intel i7 CPU, an Intel HD4000 integrated GPU, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX660M discrete GPU. I have recently installed Debian testing (jessie) on it, ...
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How do you properly install Steam on Elementary OS?

A week ago I tried to install Steam, I downloaded the .deb package and installed it, and played a game with it. In the next day, Steam prompted me with this: Steam needs to install these ...
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Make OpenGL GLX work with Steam client on Debian jessie

I'm trying to install Steam Client on Debian 8 (Jessie) 64-bit because the instructions ask me to (and because I've tried without them and it fails... read on!). In following the instruction I've ...
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Installing Steam on Debian Wheezy

I downloaded the .deb file from the Steam website, but couldn't install it as it complained about having and "outdated" version of libc6. I look around and apparently I have to add jessie sources to ...
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Solutions are telling me to update libc6, but it's already updated. How do I fix `GLIBC_2.15' not found?

I've been trying to run a Garry's Mod server through Open Game Panel all day. I've tried to fix almost all errors, but I can't fix this one. Failed to open dedicated_srv.so (/lib/i386-linux-gnu/i686/...
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How to fix Fontconfig error

Whenever Fontconfig is run by an application (in my specific case, Civ V in steam), it outputs this error: Fontconfig error: "/usr/local/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-scale-bitmap-fonts.conf", line 70: non-...
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Steam / Dota2 with Bumblebee

I'm trying to run Dota2 with Bumblebee and therefore I installed everything like mentioned here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/bumblebee. If I test my bumblebee install with: optirun ...
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Looking for obsolete “libGLcore.so.1”

I've installed Steam on Debian using the Steam Wheezy Installer. On start up it says it's missing the 32-bit library libGLcore.so.1. Doing a package search I find it only exists in old nVidia drivers, ...
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How can I get Mumble's overlay working?

Mumble and Team Fortress 2 (TF2) both work fine for me individually, but I cannot get mumble-overlay working, either independently or within TF2. I've tried putting the following launch options into ...
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Is it possible to run Steam games using optirun?

I am using Bumblebee on OpenSuse 13.1 on my Intel HD4600 / Nvidia GTX 860M combo. Steam games seems to lag a bit, when using primusrun. (vblank_mode=0 primusrun) Testing both primusrun and optirun ...
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I'm trying to install steam on debian jessie/sid but I'm getting unresolved dependencies [closed]

I'm following the debian wiki on installing steam but I keep getting dependency issues. Debian tells me to edit my sources.list to: deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free ...
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Debian Stable libgl1-nvidia-glx:i386 not found (trying to install Steam) [duplicate]

I just installed Debian and now I am trying to set up Steam. I did the first 2 steps in the 64 bit instructions and also installed ia32-libs. But when I run the following: apt-get install libgl1-...
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Can't connect to steam

I've just installed Steam on my computer, created a Steam account and tried clicking on the steam icon to load it. It gave me the following error and then shuts down: If I type steam in the terminal,...
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primusrun not found when attempting to launch dota2 through steam

I am using slackware 14.0, and have gotten all the multilib stuff taken care of. I have skype,spotify and steam running. I have used steam to download Dota2, and when I go to launch the game I get an ...
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Linux Mint 14 - Segfault in steam.sh (cannot launch steam)

Here is my output when I try to launch steam: tetra@nick-Inspiron ~ $ steam Running Steam on linuxmint 14 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(...
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How to run Steam from the Xfce desktop?

I've installed Steam on Debian 7.0 without any hassle, and I can run it by typing steam &. I've set it as a desktop launcher in Xfce, but when I ran it, nothing happened. Then I've check the "...
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Why can't Steam's window be dragged or moved normally?

Why Steam's windows can't be dragged using border and it's custom titlebar. Chromium works (almost) well with AwesomeWM, why Steam doesn't.