Trying to install steam.

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Xavier321
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Trying to install steam.

Post by Xavier321 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:48 pm

Hi

I am trying to install something for the first time (version 18.3) but I am getting errors.

I am using the software manager thing to try and install steam and it gets so far and then just stops with error messages.

"The following packages have unmet dependencies.
libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 : Depends: libdrm-amdgpu1:i386 (>= 2.4.63) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm-intel1:i386 (>= 2.4.48) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm-nouveau2:i386 (>= 2.4.66) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm-radeon1:i386 (>= 2.4.31) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm2:i386 (>= 2.4.66) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libelf1:i386 (>= 0.142) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libllvm3.8:i386 but it is not going to be installed
libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 : Depends: libdrm2:i386 (>= 2.3.1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages."

This is followed by a check box that says:

"You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run:
libc.so.6"


I did try to google this but all I could was a site telling me to try this :-

<find $HOME/.steam/root/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/*/usr/lib/ -name "libstdc++.so.6" -exec mv "{}" "{}.bak" \; -print>

However it dies not work, there were also several 'alternative' install methods dotted around the place all of which kept turning up the same area.

Anyone have a solution?

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Re: Trying to install steam.

Post by administrollaattori » Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:28 pm

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sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://fi.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial multiverse"
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install steam
https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/06/ins ... -16-04-lts
https://www.linux.fi/wiki/Steam

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Re: Trying to install steam.

Post by borg101 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:00 pm

Xavier321 wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:48 pm
Hi

I am trying to install something for the first time (version 18.3) but I am getting errors.

I am using the software manager thing to try and install steam and it gets so far and then just stops with error messages.

"The following packages have unmet dependencies.
libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 : Depends: libdrm-amdgpu1:i386 (>= 2.4.63) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm-intel1:i386 (>= 2.4.48) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm-nouveau2:i386 (>= 2.4.66) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm-radeon1:i386 (>= 2.4.31) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libdrm2:i386 (>= 2.4.66) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libelf1:i386 (>= 0.142) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libllvm3.8:i386 but it is not going to be installed
libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 : Depends: libdrm2:i386 (>= 2.3.1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages."

This is followed by a check box that says:

"You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run:
libc.so.6"


I did try to google this but all I could was a site telling me to try this :-

<find $HOME/.steam/root/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/*/usr/lib/ -name "libstdc++.so.6" -exec mv "{}" "{}.bak" \; -print>

However it dies not work, there were also several 'alternative' install methods dotted around the place all of which kept turning up the same area.

Anyone have a solution?
I'm just curious if you tried to download the .deb package from steam's official website or not? Any issues I ever had with the software center were usually resolved by finding the official repositories and downloading them directly. Occasionally there are version mismatches in the software center. I don't think I've ever had it happen with Mint though.
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