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Peppermint 7 - Steam on the open source ATI radeon drivers
« on: June 27, 2016, 10:46:05 am »
If you're attempting to run the steam client under Peppermint 7 on a PC with the open source ATI radeon drivers, but the steam client just crashes...

Try opening Steam from the terminal with:
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steamif that returns the following error:-

SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)


Try this fix .. open a terminal and run these 4 commands in sequence
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cd ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnuthen:
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mv -v libstdc++.so.6 libstdc++.so.6.bakthen:
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cd ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnuthen:
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mv -v libstdc++.so.6 libstdc++.so.6.baknow see if steam will start with:
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steam




To UNDO

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cd ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnuthen:
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mv -v libstdc++.so.6.bak libstdc++.so.6then:
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cd ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnuthen:
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mv -v libstdc++.so.6.bak libstdc++.so.6
« Last Edit: June 27, 2016, 10:54:30 am by PCNetSpec »
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