Linux_logo_errorbits.comHow to install Steam on CentOS

In order to install Steam on CentOS you must follow the steps provided below:

-Open Terminal Window:

-Enter in root mode, type: sudo bash, input root password and press ENTER;

-Type:
yum install epel-release
yum -y updated

-Navigate to /etc/yum.repos.d/ : cd /etc/yum.repos.d

-Create a new repo file using VIM: vim steam_new.repo

-Paste the text below in the new file (VIM Tutorial), save it then exit VIM:

[steam_fedora19]
name=Steam RPM packages (and dependencies) for Fedora
baseurl=http://negativo17.org/repos/steam/fedora-19/x86_64/
enabled=0
skip_if_unavailable=1
gpgcheck=0

-Type:  yum –enablerepo=steam_new install steam

-Do not forget to exit root mode, type: exit

-After the install finishes, you can start steam from command line using steam, or you can search it in the programs.

How To install Steam on Ubuntu

In order to install Steam on Ubuntu you must follow the steps provided below:

-Open Terminal Window:

-Enter in root mode, type: sudo bash, input root password and press ENTER;

-Type: add-apt-repository multiverse

-Type: apt update

-Type: apt install steam

-Type: apt upgrade

-Do not forget to exit root mode, type: exit

-Start the application by entering steam in command line or by searching the software on your system.

 


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