How to get Steam running on Ubuntu 15.04 Linux.

Posted: January 5, 2016. At: 12:58 PM. This was 2 years ago. Post ID: 8636
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I had problems getting Steam to run on Ubuntu 15.04, I would get this error.

[email protected]:~$ steam
Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit
STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically
[2016-01-05 11:03:24] Startup - updater built Dec 14 2015 11:15:53
SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)

I found this script that you run on your system as a normal user and it will set some variables and then run Steam successfully.

#!/bin/bash
export LD_PRELOAD='/usr/$LIB/libstdc++.so.6' #Export so all child    processes are affected as well
export DISPLAY=:0
steam -tcp

That is how easy it is to get Steam running on Ubuntu 15.04.

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