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a video game platform by Valve Corporation

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Steam installed, but won't run

I've read through the answers to similar questions here, but I still haven't figured this out. I installed Steam via the AppCenter, and it seemed to go okay - I managed to get to the login screen and ...
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Steam won't show any interface to me (except automatic updates)

except automatic updates I have no interface from Steam at all since I tried to install it. Doesn't somebody have this problem?
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Steam on HiDPI screen

Has anyone gotten steam to show scaled on an HiDPI screen in elemntary os? It should be working in the steam beta client by enabling "Enlarge text and icons based on monitor size" but this does not ...
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Cannot open Steam (weird error on terminal)

I have reinstalled Steam but when I try to run it from terminal, it gives me this: Repairing installation, linking /home/blade/.steam/steam to /home/blade/.local/share/Steam Running Steam on ...
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Using HDD as steam backup

I just became a linux user for a about a 4 weeks now I started with POP OS but didn't really like it. until I installed elementary OS pretty much like how it looks! and enjoying it atm, but! when I ...
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How do I go about improving my game performance on eOS?

So I just switched over from Windows 10 to eOS and I'm absolutely loving it so far, but one thing that's bothering me is the game performance. I play tons of Rocket League and it ran perfectly on ...
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Steam does not run

new to linux systems here and thought of giving elementary os a try. Everything going good so far, but i've encountered a problem with Steam. I cannot seem to run it. Downloaded the deb package from ...
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Steam in Juno- how to install

In the app center, there are two choices for steam: 1. steam with the default cog icon, and steam installer with the regular steam icon. There's also the deb file you can download from the Steam ...
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Mesa 18.1 and Newer on Loki

to Use Steam Play (https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton) with DX11 Games it is necessary to Upgrade Mesa to the latest Version. I Added the PPA noticed in the Prerequisites: https://github.com/...
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Steam Play and Nvidia drivers

Having been excited by the newest release of steam play by Valve I hurried and try it out on my eOS machine. I installed Doom (2016) and noticed with great disappointment that it flickers in a way ...
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Switching apps/screens in Steam

In my previous incarnation as a Mint and Windows user I could switch to the main desktop when using steam with a simple key combo, Alt+Tab. I was playing a game on elementary OS via Steam for the ...
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Steam Installing but not running

I've tried installing steam using the .deb file from their webpage and ran into the same problem found here. I got rid of the problem as described, but when trying to launch steam nothing happens, and ...
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Steam not working in Elementary OS Loki

When I try to start Steam, it just starts and closes for some reason. I use Elementary OS Loki. I installed steam using sudo apt install steam the output in the console when I tried to run it in ...
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Steam installed but doesn't launch

So I have steam installed via a .deb package using Gdebi. The steam icon is available and asked for my password when I run it but then nothing happens. This is what happens if i type steam in ...
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Steam is stuck on login, assertion 'regex != NULL' failed [closed]

Good day! I have a problem installing Steam on my machine: The clients successfully downloads and installs itself. After installation it presents me the login window. After I type in my credentials, ...
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Steam cannot be installed because of missing 32-bit libraries

Whenever I open Steam, it shows me this : Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 However, after I press Return, it shows me this : ...
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam? [closed]

I googled it and did my search well but I still wanted to ask people to hear some thoughts and opinions. I got an MSI laptop now and like most, I use Windows for a long time. But I'm bored a lot of ...
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Installing Skype, Steam, Wine problems

i'm new on Linux with Elementary OS. I want to install Skype, Steam and Wine but i can't install these. When i try to this: sudo apt-get install skype sudo apt-get install steam sudo apt-get install ...
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No system tray icon of Steam

On Loki Steam have no system tray icon. How to solve this problem?
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Cant Log into Steam

As you can see in the picture i am unable to login to Steam because there is no username and password boxes. Any help woud be appreciated
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Slow performance issues in elementary OS vs OpenSUSE?

I've posted this a while back on the subreddit, but thought I may gain additional responses if I post here; I dual-boot OpenSUSE Tumbleweed and elementary OS Freya. They both have a separate BTRFS ...
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Unmet Dependencies and Broken Packages

When attempting to install Steam, I get this error message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Why can't I install Steam?

Whenever I try to install steam on the Terminal, it replies: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/...
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How To Install Steam?

I'm getting the following errors: Package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 needs to be installed Package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 needs to be installed Package libc6:i386 needs to be installed You ...
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Cannot start Steam

I just installed elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya (64-bit). I have installed the Nvidia driver 352.55. I used this guide to help me install the Nvidia drivers. Afterwards I have installed Steam using sudo ...
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Is it possible to remove Steam from Plank while running?

is there a way to remove steam from dock but leave it minimized system tray? Found a topic on it however he didnt explain how he did it https://elementaryforums.com/index.php?threads/steam-x-button-...
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Games in steam too slow [closed]

a few months ago I installed some stuff in my elementary OS. I don't remember exactly what I did (I have tried to reverse the things), but it fumbled Steam. Now the Steam is too slow (I think that is ...
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Steam games too slow [duplicate]

for some reason, Steam became too slow today. I already tried update and upgrade, but the problem is still there. I think that is something wrong with xserver-xorg-video-intel. Some informations: ...