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How to get steam working with 64 bit linux systems (When it usually doesnt).


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#1 TOMIS13LACK

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 03:39 PM

I have asked this before and have not gotten a sufficient answer. I run on a debian Jessie, but when i download steam - it says there are packages i need but cannot download. I have here a shell command that will allow you to run steam. This will require you to keep a terminal up in the background but it DEFINETLY WORKS.

 

save this in a .sh in ur /home/user/ folder:

#!/bin/bash
export LD_PRELOAD='/usr/$LIB/libstdc++.so.6' #Export so all child processes are affected as well
export DISPLAY=:0
#export LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose
steam
#note, I - tomis13lack - would save this in a file like steam to make it easier. I type ./steam.sh to run it and it is great

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#2 Al1000

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 04:13 PM

Where did you find this script?

 

Please post the output of:

cat /etc/apt/sources.list

Edited by Al1000, 02 February 2016 - 04:14 PM.





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