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Remove steam from /etc/wingpanel.d/ayatana.blacklist


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The workaround is Open terminal and run: sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-vivid:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-vivid:i386 Now run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install steam EDIT: First you need to configure a new foreign architecture to install steam. Open terminal and run: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update Now, ...


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Did you do a reboot after installing via sudo apt-get install steam ? I found I after I installed steam via apt-get, I had to do a reboot, then open a terminal and type steam . The client would open and begin updating for a couple of minutes. After updates were installed, I rebooted again and was able to click the icon to launch Steam. All attempts to ...


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Yes, it is possible. You'll need to set the $STEAM_FRAME_FORCE_CLOSE environment variable before run Steam. There's a couple ways to do that. The easiest I found is to add the following to the end of ~/.profile: export STEAM_FRAME_FORCE_CLOSE=1 Then end your session and log in again. That should do the trick.


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This is a common problem to install steam and hace happened to many users. To install steam you need to install some 32-bit libraries Run the following command: sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic:i386 Then install steam, everything should work fine.


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Because this is a subjective question I’m sure you will get different opinions here (especially as it is an elementary OS User forum). Firstly elementary is stable (I have similar specifications to you) and the drivers are supported. I spend much of my time helping Windows user transition to Linux (specifically elementary) and there are clues in your ...


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I would try the workspace navigation shotcuts, like Super(Windows)+left. The following issue might be relevant: https://github.com/elementary/gala/issues/131


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The Intel graphics card (integrated in your CPU) is most likely enabled by default instead of the nvidia card. Even after installing the appropriate nvidia drivers, you'll have to tell the OS to switch to the more powerful card before using graphics intensive applications. So, after installing the nvidia driver (from the AppCenter or by using the sudo ...


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Hey I had the same question! I installed STEAM instead of STEAM Installer. It worked just fine, logged in, installed games, selected steam play + proton and running games, really happy about it :) Hope it works for u too


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You can grab the latest proprietary NVidia drivers from: https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa To add the PPA you will need to install software-properties-common with: sudo apt install software-properties-common Then: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt update For the latest (short lived) NVidia ...


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Open that package again with gdebi and remove it. You have steam on the official repositories so just open Appcenter, search for Steam and install it. Another method is to use the command line: sudo apt install steam Next time you want to install a .deb package, please, use this command instead of gdebi. sudo apt install -f /your/folder/package....


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I suggest reading these two articles since I can't be any better in stating my point of view. (I will put a extract of them for those who want to decide if the articles are worth reading): "A couple of years ago, gaming on Linux was a joke. There were a few open source games that, while fun, were nothing compared to the Call of Dutys, Battlefields, ...


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I'm not sure if this is a fix, as I am a newb to linux, but I am also having issues installing steam. I got the same error, and I was able to resolve it by using the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get -f install


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One of these should do the trick. Test if it opens after each one and report back? sudo apt install steam sudo apt install libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic:i386 sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade sudo nano /etc/ld.so.conf.d/steam....


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You could try installing steam from app center built into elementary! Just search steam and hit the free button.


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It looks like you're missing xfonts required to launch steam. You can install them with sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi. Then log out, log back in, and launch steam again. If that fails try sudo apt-get install xfonts-100dpi or sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi-scalable.


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Okay, I updated the system ram from 4Gb (actually 5Gb, don't ask) to 8Gb and now my test case (load the steam game Ark) provides the same results - it loads in 1min 40 on both ElementaryOS and OpenSUSE. Seems like OpenSuse just handled 'low memory' conditions better - however now they both have some legroom they're performing the same.


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When a game starts up, it usually loads all relevant game textures etc. into the RAM of the GPU. Are you absolutely sure that you got that video drivers right? I had the same issue with a Toshiba laptop. Where elementary OS was running perfectly fine, Arch was very slow. I later found out that my APU drivers were not working on the Arch's 4.3 Kernel but ...


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This happens whenever you try to work with packages in one process (i.e. application), but some other application is already working with packages (as you can see in error message "...is another process using it?"). Maybe updates are installing while you were trying to install Steam, or Software Center was opened and something was downloading. When you ...


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First try rebooting and if that does not work try running sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock sudo dpkg --configure -a Now try to install Steam (remember to use sudo)


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I found a solution. I uninstalled Steam and then used the download at the official Steam website to install. This fixed my problem. Maybe the apt-get package is outdated?


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