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#1 Tips, Tricks & Scripts » Yet another Steam Guide... (Tested with #!Waldorf 64 - Live CD) » 2013-04-20 18:43:15

lobo86
Replies: 1
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
sudo apt-get update

Replace mesa with fglrx or nvidia if using prop drivers.

sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386
cd $HOME
mkdir steam
cd steam
wget http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb
ar x steam.deb
tar -zxvf data.tar.gz
sudo mkdir /usr/lib/steam
sudo cp ~/steam/usr/bin/* /usr/bin
sudo cp ~/steam/usr/lib/steam/* /usr/lib/steam
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/29081229/Steam/debian_install.sh
chmod +x debian_install.sh
./debian_install.sh

wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/29081229/Steam/debian_steam.sh
chmod +x debian_steam.sh
./debian_steam.sh

Scripts created by steam user cyb.org

Recommended:
Flash

mkdir ~/.steam/bin32/plugins/
wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_11_linux.i386.tar.gz
tar -zxvf install_flash_player_11_linux.i386.tar.gz -C ~/.steam/bin32/plugins 

Missing soundlibs

 sudo apt-get install libasound2-plugins:i386

Fonts

sudo apt-get install ttf-bitstream-vera

Hide cursor - Install the package unclutter. Add to autostart & run alt+f3 unclutter

sudo apt-get install unclutter

#3 Re: Tips, Tricks & Scripts » Steam on #! Waldorf » 2013-02-19 21:45:38

RobyIndie wrote:

I installed it, but I can't understand why I have to run steam in a root terminal, or it says command not found... that's annoying and I don't usually run applications as root user, is there a way to edit the script and make steam work for a normal user? I've seen zachr asking that but I don't see the answer.. could you explain me how you made it work for every user? big_smile

Yeah, Don't run the script with sudo.

#4 Re: Tips, Tricks & Scripts » The definitive guide to proprietary AMD graphics drivers » 2013-02-19 21:40:59

Please excuse my mistake I haven't used Ubuntu for quite some time. But, As far as I know you have to use xorg 1.12 with the legacy driver which is also available on the official amd website. So, You should be able to manually install that way. Also, I thought Ubuntu 12.04 shipped with xorg 1.12?

#5 Re: Tips, Tricks & Scripts » The definitive guide to proprietary AMD graphics drivers » 2013-02-19 16:26:19

The reason you have breakage is because HD 4xxx and lower need the legacy driver.

This guide will explain how to get the fglrx legacy driver via ppa located under the "Our Solution" tab.
http://ubuntuxtreme.com/howto/how-to-fi … -problems/

#6 Re: Tips, Tricks & Scripts » The definitive guide to proprietary AMD graphics drivers » 2013-02-11 15:53:29

I just migrated over from Arch a few days ago and I honestly didn't have a problem with the repo drivers on Waldorf.

Note: Just noticed when this guide was made and the info is really outdated now. The xorg 1.12 compatility issues have been resolved with the catalyst 12.6 update back a few months ago which is the current version used in the repo.

#8 Re: Help & Support (Crunchbang 11 "Waldorf") » How To Watch Amazon Instant Video in Iceweasel » 2013-02-09 18:27:32

Actually, It is possible to view flash drm content such as Amazon Instant Video on Google Chrome. To do this you need to navigate in the address bar to > chrome://plugins > click "details" in the upper right > disable libpepflashplayer.so plugin listed within the Adobe Flash tab. Note: libflashplayer.so should be left enabled.

Also, Like you mentioned the hal package must be installed since this is required to watch flash drm as well. Anyways, Just thought I'd let you know.  smile

#9 Re: Tips, Tricks & Scripts » Steam on #! Waldorf » 2013-02-09 15:42:37

Maybe you should edit the guide not to run as root-user. Besides that I found it really helpful. Thanks.

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