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Old 11-10-2013, 07:04 PM   #1
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Question Steam on Lubuntu?


Hello,

I was reading how valve realeasted stean on linux and wanted to get it so it sayed to go to the usc and search "Steam" and I did on lsc but it was not there so i was wondering if it was posible.


thanks ahead of time,



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Old 11-10-2013, 08:27 PM   #2
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Hi,

the following page provides a number of alternative methods for installing steam.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve

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Old 11-11-2013, 06:30 PM   #3
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so i have it installed but, when i click it nothing comes up
 
Old 11-11-2013, 06:34 PM   #4
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ok now it just plain wont work i ran apt-get install -f and it deleted steam-launcher
 
Old 11-11-2013, 06:40 PM   #5
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Hi,

install it again. If you have further problems, please supply the exact error messages (eg from the terminal or ~/.xsession-errors) and tell us exactly what you did and then we might be able to help.

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Old 11-11-2013, 06:43 PM   #6
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this is whhat i did





# sudo dpkg -i steam.deb
Selecting previously unselected package steam-launcher.
(Reading database ... 120085 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking steam-launcher (from steam.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of steam-launcher:
steam-launcher depends on curl; however:
Package curl is not installed.

dpkg: error processing steam-launcher (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for mime-support ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
steam-launcher
# dpkg -i steam.deb
(Reading database ... 120105 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace steam-launcher 1.0.0.43 (using steam.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement steam-launcher ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of steam-launcher:
steam-launcher depends on curl; however:
Package curl is not installed.

dpkg: error processing steam-launcher (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for mime-support ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
steam-launcher
# sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
steam-launcher
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 2,202 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 120105 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing steam-launcher ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for mime-support ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
# sudo dpkg -i steam.deb
Selecting previously unselected package steam-launcher.
(Reading database ... 120085 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking steam-launcher (from steam.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of steam-launcher:
steam-launcher depends on curl; however:
Package curl is not installed.

dpkg: error processing steam-launcher (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for mime-support ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
steam-launcher
 
Old 11-11-2013, 10:01 PM   #7
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Hi,

have you tried installing curl? Eg
Code:
sudo apt-get install curl
sudo dpkg -i steam.deb
If that doesn't work, please post the errors reported and the output of:
Code:
lsb_release --all
Also can you please confirm where you got the .deb file? Eg is it from valve or is it from https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applicat...team-launcher/?
The output of the following might help
Code:
dpkg -I steam.deb
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:42 PM   #8
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here you go


# sudo apt-get install curl
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package curl is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'curl' has no installation candidate
# sudo apt-get install curl
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package curl is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'curl' has no installation candidate
# lsb_release --all
dpkg: error processing steam.deblsb_release (--install):
cannot access archive: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing --all (--install):
cannot access archive: No such file or directory
Errors were encountered while processing:
steam.deblsb_release
--all
 
Old 11-12-2013, 08:54 PM   #9
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Hi,

please run "lsb_release --all" again and make sure you post its output on the forum. Also please answer my question about where the steam.deb came from and run "dpkg -I steam.deb" and post the output I requested. I'm not asking you to do this for fun, I'm asking because I need the information.

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Old 11-12-2013, 10:09 PM   #10
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Ok i got the steam.deb from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve#Altern...lation_Methods and here is the out put of lsb_release --all:
# lsb_release --al
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 13.10
Release: 13.10
Codename: saucy


Here is the output of dpkg -I steam.deb:

# dpkg -I steam.deb
new debian package, version 2.0.
size 2057108 bytes: control archive=1601 bytes.
68 bytes, 2 lines conffiles
691 bytes, 18 lines control
1226 bytes, 17 lines md5sums
614 bytes, 23 lines * postinst
Package: steam-launcher
Source: steam
Version: 1.0.0.43
Architecture: all
Maintainer: Valve Corporation <linux@steampowered.com>
Installed-Size: 2150
Depends: python, curl, libc6 (>= 2.15), python-apt, xterm | gnome-terminal | konsole, xz-utils, zenity
Recommends: jockey-common
Breaks: steam64
Replaces: steam, steam64
Section: games
Priority: optional
Multi-Arch: foreign
Homepage: http://www.steampowered.com/
Description: Launcher for the Steam software distribution service
Steam is a software distribution service with an online store, automated
installation, automatic updates, achievements, SteamCloud synchronized
savegame and screenshot functionality, and many social features.
 
Old 11-12-2013, 10:13 PM   #11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sycho123321 View Post
# sudo apt-get install curl
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package curl is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'curl' has no installation candidate
This indicates that your package manager is not configured correctly. Please post the content of /etc/apt/sources.list (and please use code-tags for that, see my signature if you need an explanation).
 
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Old 11-12-2013, 10:22 PM   #12
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here is my sources list

Code:
# deb cdrom:[Lubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release i386 (20131016.1)]/ saucy main multiverse restricted universe

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy restricted
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates restricted
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates restricted

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
"/etc/apt/sources.list" 56 lines, 3064 characters
 
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You miss the main repositories of Ubuntu. Open that file in a text editor as root, for example with
Code:
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
and add the word main after the word restricted in lines 5 and 6.
After that run
Code:
apt-get update
and then try to install Steam again with
Code:
sudo dpkg -i steam.deb
sudo apt-get -f install
 
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:11 AM   #14
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Can I use vim because dont have gedit and apt-get install sayys it does not have an installation candiate
 
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