Steam not updating on launch

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TheRedBaron56
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Steam not updating on launch

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I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling from both the software manager and the command line, and whenever I try to run Steam the "verifying installation" pop-up appears for a split second before closing without comment. When I try to run the app through CMD I get this code back:

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Running Steam on linuxmint 19.2 64-bit
STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically
Pins up-to-date!
Steam client's requirements are satisfied
/home/theredbaron/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Startup - updater built Jul 31 2020 09:12:07
SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  GLXBadContext
SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request:  154 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  3 (X_GLXCreateContext)
Value in failed request:  0x0
Serial number of failed request:  45
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Major opcode of failed request:  154 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request:  6 (X_GLXIsDirect)
Serial number of failed request:  46
xerror_handler: X failed, continuing
Looks like steam didn't shutdown cleanly, scheduling immediate update check
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Checking for update on startup
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Checking for available updates...
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Downloading manifest: client-download.steampowered.com/client/steam_client_ubuntu12
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Download skipped: /client/steam_client_ubuntu12 version 1596217132, installed version 1596217132
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Nothing to do
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Verifying installation...
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Performing checksum verification of executable files
[2020-08-20 21:15:30] Verification complete
covertCharisma
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Re: Steam not updating on launch

Post by covertCharisma »

I'm experiencing the same errors on Mint 19.3 Cinnamon edition. I just installed and haven't added a whole lot yet:

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CPU:
  Topology: 6-Core model: Intel Core i5-9600K bits: 64 type: MCP 
  arch: Kaby Lake rev: D L2 cache: 9216 KiB bogomips: 44398 
  Speed: 4507 MHz min/max: 800/4600 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 3971 2: 4063 
  3: 3832 4: 4597 5: 4400 6: 4401 
  Flags: 3dnowprefetch abm acpi adx aes aperfmperf apic arat 
  arch_capabilities arch_perfmon art avx avx2 bmi1 bmi2 bts clflush 
  clflushopt cmov constant_tsc cpuid cpuid_fault cx16 cx8 de ds_cpl dtes64 
  dtherm dts epb erms est f16c flush_l1d fma fpu fsgsbase fxsr ht hwp 
  hwp_act_window hwp_epp hwp_notify ibpb ibrs ibrs_enhanced ida intel_pt 
  invpcid invpcid_single lahf_lm lm mca mce md_clear mmx monitor movbe mpx 
  msr mtrr nonstop_tsc nopl nx pae pat pbe pcid pclmulqdq pdcm pdpe1gb pebs 
  pge pln pni popcnt pse pse36 pts rdrand rdseed rdtscp rep_good sdbg sep 
  smap smep smx ss ssbd sse sse2 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 stibp syscall tm tm2 
  tsc tsc_adjust tsc_deadline_timer vme x2apic xgetbv1 xsave xsavec xsaveopt 
  xsaves xtopology xtpr 
Repos:
  No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list 
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list 
  1: deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lutris-team-lutris-bionic.list 
  1: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/lutris-team/lutris/ubuntu bionic main
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list 
  1: deb http://mirrors.evowise.com/linuxmint/packages tricia main upstream import backport
  2: deb http://la-mirrors.evowise.com/ubuntu bionic main restricted universe multiverse
  3: deb http://la-mirrors.evowise.com/ubuntu bionic-updates main restricted universe multiverse
  4: deb http://la-mirrors.evowise.com/ubuntu bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
  5: deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-security main restricted universe multiverse
  6: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ bionic partner
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xanmod-kernel.list 
  1: deb http://deb.xanmod.org releases main
covertCharisma
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Re: Steam not updating on launch

Post by covertCharisma »

So I successfully got Steam working:

I first uninstalled it, re-installed directly from the Steam website, and then ran this in a terminal to clear out the old directory files:

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rm -rf .steam
When I tried to run it again, both it and Wine were missing keys for some reason. The following solved that problem:

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wget -O -https://dl.wine.org/wine-builds/winehq.key | sudo apt-key add


After restarting the computer Steam now seems to be running, however this also seems to have broken something about my resolution. Still troubleshooting this new problem.
covertCharisma
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Re: Steam not updating on launch

Post by covertCharisma »

Update!

Since I was on a new install anyway, I re-installed and tried again from scratch. Still ran into the same issue you did, however I found something that properly worked. Are you running an Nvidia card? If so, I found success with this:

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sudo apt install libnvidia-gl-430:i386
I would not run autoremove afterwards - I had to run the install command twice because I ran autoremove after the first attempt, which made it not work.
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