You are here: Home / Ubuntu GNU/Linux / Softwares / Install Steam on Ubuntu

Install Steam on Ubuntu

by Pierre-Yves Landuré last modified Nov 26, 2015 06:41

Steam is a commercial gaming platform. This how-to ease its installation on Ubuntu.

This how-to is tested on:

  • Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Installation

Install the needed software:

command sudo apt-get install python-apt python-xkit \
curl jockey-common xz-utils zenity

Download the software package:

command wget 'http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb' \
--output-document='/tmp/steam.deb'

Install the software:

command sudo dpkg -i '/tmp/steam.deb'

Thanks