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Spaisekraft 18 feb 2013 om 7:50nm
Steam in software center on non-ubuntu distro
I installed Elementary OS on a new partition today. It's built off Ubuntu 12.04 I believe. I do not see Steam in my software center. I went into my sources file and un commented the lines for the partner and extra repos. I thought that is what needed to be available in order to see Steam.

I am posting this from Steam on Elementary btw, I just downloaded the .deb from the website. Just wondering if anyone can explain to me why it doesn't show up and how I can make it show up. I have had issues with other applications not showing up when they show up under Ubuntu, but I can download and install them manually and they work fine.

Thanks.
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Invest In Rubles Get Rich 18 feb 2013 om 7:51nm 
drag and drop the deb into software center?
Is your os fully updated?
Spaisekraft 18 feb 2013 om 7:53nm 
Yes I'm fully updated, and I'm not talking about just installing steam with the .deb in software center, I wanted it to actually show up in the software center like it does in Ubuntu. Steam and other software normally in the software center don't show up when I use this distro.
Invest In Rubles Get Rich 18 feb 2013 om 7:56nm 
Welp I would say that it didn't show up for me in software center i had to grab it from the steam storepage.
Spaisekraft 18 feb 2013 om 7:57nm 
Origineel geplaatst door LinuxSalivating Monstah:
Welp I would say that it didn't show up for me in software center i had to grab it from the steam storepage.

And you're on Ubuntu? Which release?
thedarknite 18 feb 2013 om 8:07nm 
I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and when I first installed I ran the .deb that I downloaded from steam page. After that it was included in Software Center for updates and uninstalling.

I believe part of the .deb install process adds Valve's steam repository http://repo.steampowered.com/steam
Laatst bewerkt door thedarknite; 18 feb 2013 om 8:08nm
Spaisekraft 18 feb 2013 om 8:16nm 
Origineel geplaatst door thedarknite:
I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and when I first installed I ran the .deb that I downloaded from steam page. After that it was included in Software Center for updates and uninstalling.

I believe part of the .deb install process adds Valve's steam repository http://repo.steampowered.com/steam

Huh weird. I installed the .deb from the website but Steam still doesn't show up.
Invest In Rubles Get Rich 18 feb 2013 om 8:40nm 
Origineel geplaatst door thedarknite:
I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and when I first installed I ran the .deb that I downloaded from steam page. After that it was included in Software Center for updates and uninstalling.

I believe part of the .deb install process adds Valve's steam repository http://repo.steampowered.com/steam
this but I didnt go to the repo.
thedarknite 18 feb 2013 om 8:46nm 
If you run steam from the terminal does it load?

Looking at the Elementary OS website indicates that it is still in beta, so if steam will load from the terminal, then it may be a bug in Elementary OS. Also even though it's built from Ubuntu 12.04 the list of available packages will depend on when they forked the code base
Laatst bewerkt door thedarknite; 18 feb 2013 om 8:51nm
Spaisekraft 18 feb 2013 om 9:02nm 
Origineel geplaatst door thedarknite:
If you run steam from the terminal does it load?

Looking at the Elementary OS website indicates that it is still in beta, so if steam will load from the terminal, then it may be a bug in Elementary OS. Also even though it's built from Ubuntu 12.04 the list of available packages will depend on when they forked the code base

I'm running Steam right now lol. Steam installed just fine, it's just not showing up in the software center and I had to install it manually.
Invest In Rubles Get Rich 18 feb 2013 om 9:03nm 
when you install the deb it adds the repo to the software center thats why it dosnt show.
thedarknite 18 feb 2013 om 9:09nm 
I seem to be having a reading fail. It's probably a bug with Elementary which can be reported on their launchpad page https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementary
Spaisekraft 18 feb 2013 om 9:14nm 
Well the first several times I checked for updates there were none, then all of a sudden 150MB of updates. So yeah gonna install those.
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