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Dekomu Jan 24, 2014 @ 10:24am
Steam on Elementary os
I think that i need follow the steps on the ubuntu wiki for valve (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve)
i have a intel hd graphics 4000 so i need to do this:

Intel Graphics

For Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, you'll need to update your mesa stack using the x-updates PPA.

On the command line (as root), run

apt-add-repository ppa:glasen/intel-driver
apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-quantal xserver-xorg-lts-quantal libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-quantal
apt-get update
apt-get -y dist-upgrade
glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version" # verify you have mesia 9.1.6

right?

but i think that the lastest version of mesa is 10.1 so i will install a backport of Ubuntu's 13.04 Kernel

this will be enought or i must do something more? idk
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Unyieldingly Jan 24, 2014 @ 10:27am 
its better just to update it to 12.04.4 or .5?
Dekomu Jan 24, 2014 @ 10:30am 
Originally posted by Doc Holliday:
its better just to update it to 12.04.4 or .5?
what?
Unyieldingly Jan 25, 2014 @ 9:49am 
Originally posted by Dekomu:
Originally posted by Doc Holliday:
its better just to update it to 12.04.4 or .5?
what?
Ubuntu pulls in back ports 12.04.3 i think is based on 13.04
Toquinha Jan 25, 2014 @ 10:21am 
I'd stick with the latest LTS version (be it .3 .4 or .X) and wait for 14.04 which is coming soon.
Nightbane112 Jan 26, 2014 @ 12:49am 
You'll probably have to wait for each LTS enablement stack to release before getting it. As the newer stacks comes, you should be able to get the "latest" mesa drivers. Right now, the saucy stack are available. You should be able to get version 9.2.1
Gvaz Apr 5, 2014 @ 6:30pm 
what if you have an AMD dedicated card?
B9nt Apr 6, 2014 @ 4:32am 
Elementary OS only bases itself off of Ubuntu 12.04.0; it's a pretty weak and bland distro, so don't use it. If you're using it just for the Pantheon desktop environment, I recommend getting the appropriate PPA for it and installing on Ubuntu to replace Unity or other DEs if you want.
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Date Posted: Jan 24, 2014 @ 10:24am
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