[Resolved] Install steam on LMDE3

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[Resolved] Install steam on LMDE3

Post by phil995511 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:55 am

Hello,

I test LMDE3 on my system.

After installing the Nvidia 390 graphics drivers, with this tutorial :

https://wiki.debian.org/fr/NvidiaGraphi ... kports.29

I tried to install Steam via the package manager of the distribution, via Flatpak and by downloading the .deb directly from the Steam website.

In all 3 cases the installation runs without problems but :

- By Flatpak the software does not launch.

- By the package manager of the distribution I get a old version of Steam She tries to update but does not start correctly > Steam could not start please contact technical support

- By the web site of Steam I obtain a more recent version but does not start correctly > Steam could not start please contact technical support

I have tested to resolve this with the folowing wiki :

https://wiki.debian.org/fr/Steam


But having tested all the troubleshooting ideas, I still can not launch Steam !!

Have you tested the installation of Steam under LMDE3 or do you have a functional solution to offer me ?

Best regards et thank you by advance.
Last edited by phil995511 on Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Install steam on LMDE3

Post by phil995511 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:19 am

PS

I also tested this method without success :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ9X3t0fDio
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Re: Install steam on LMDE3

Post by phil995511 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:31 pm

I read an article that advises to delete :

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/home/user/.steam

/home/user/.local/share/steam
I told myself no problems these files are generated automatically when start Steam, I deleted them...


After that I restarted steam ... and I had a new error !!

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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libstdc++.so.6
I have tested this solution :

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apt-get update

apt-get -t stretch install libc6:i386/stretch

apt-get install steam libstdc++6:i386
http://ein-eike.de/2013/12/02/installin ... -easy-way/

Now, I have more a new message error ;(

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fatal error : failed to load steamui.so 

It's a crazy story where every solution brings a new problem... Nobody of you has ever tried steam on this OS ??

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Re: Install steam on LMDE3

Post by phil995511 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:24 pm

Hi,

I finally managed to install steam on LMDE 3 !!

I reinstalled LMDE3 completely.

I installed the Nvidia and Steam graphics drivers before updating LMDE3 and I think that made the difference.

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passwd root

su

dpkg --add-architecture i386

apt-get install steam:i386

apt-get install nvidia-driver

apt-get install libgpm2:i386 libxss1:i386

apt-get install libgl1-nvidia-glx:i386

apt-get install nvidia-settings

nvidia-xconfig

reboot

After reboot

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steam
After this I have updated my OS > reboot

After this ultimate reboot everything seems to work I was able to install a game and test it without problems.

Best regards
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