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Failed to load steamui.so ?

Recent Steam update switched it to SDL2, so unless you have the very latest libSDL2 installed, you’ll get an error while trying to load Steam: Fatal error: Failed to load steamui.so The short test will quickly tell you the problem: LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/Steam/ubuntu12_32 ld $HOME/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steamui.so which will print a bunch of lines starting from: ld: warning: libSDL2-2.0.so.0, […]

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Installing Steam at the unsupported Linux which is not Ubuntu

Today at Feb 14th Valve released Steam for Linux. At this moment it officially only supports Ubuntu. However it is easy to run it on any other Linux distribution, in my case at OpenSuSE 12.2.

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