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apps:steam_ubuntu_12.04 [2013/12/11 05:13]
jay created
apps:steam_ubuntu_12.04 [2013/12/15 01:33]
jay [Install the other libraries]
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-== About ==+===== About =====
 First off, I was seriously unhappy with Ubuntu 13.10.  What a mess...  Now that that is out of the way, it makes sense why I just reverted to a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (LTS).  I was using Valve's Steam on my 13.04 box before the 13.10 debacle just fine, but I ran into issues starting up Steam on 12.04.  Turns out there were a bunch of missing libraries that it needs.  The good thing is, it's an easy fix! First off, I was seriously unhappy with Ubuntu 13.10.  What a mess...  Now that that is out of the way, it makes sense why I just reverted to a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (LTS).  I was using Valve's Steam on my 13.04 box before the 13.10 debacle just fine, but I ran into issues starting up Steam on 12.04.  Turns out there were a bunch of missing libraries that it needs.  The good thing is, it's an easy fix!
  
-== What to do ==+==== What to do ====
 === Install curl === === Install curl ===
 Before downloading the client, it will need curl to bootstrap itself: Before downloading the client, it will need curl to bootstrap itself:
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 +It probably doesn't hurt to also install the ''ia32-libs'' meta package:
 +
 +<code bash>
 +sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
 +</code>
 +
 +That should suck in just about anything you could need.
 === Install the Steam Client === === Install the Steam Client ===
 Next, just download the latest [[http://store.steampowered.com/about/|steam client]] and run: Next, just download the latest [[http://store.steampowered.com/about/|steam client]] and run:
apps/steam_ubuntu_12.04.txt · Last modified: 2013/12/15 01:33 by jay