Steam error on mint

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karlhe90
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Steam error on mint

Post by karlhe90 » Tue May 22, 2018 5:28 pm

Hi, i recently instaled mint 18.3 and cant open steam. I installed it using the software manager and it opened once to update, since then it fails to open everytime without any message. The steam process is not running in the background for what i can see in the task manager. When trying to open it in the terminal it shows this error (my installation is in spanish i will try to translate it)
tar: Esto no parece un archivo tar (this does not look like a tar file)
xz: (stdin): Formato de archivo no reconocido (unknown file tipe)
tar: Child returned status 1
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
find: «/home/username/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime»: No existe el archivo o el directorio (no such file or directory)
Any help will be apreciated thnks

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all_spice
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Re: Steam error on mint

Post by all_spice » Tue May 22, 2018 6:57 pm

I also am having problems with Steam. Regular Steam games are mostly black screen. Steam via Games for Linux, just has fatal error.

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