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Baby Hen
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Errors running Steam

Post by geeksoldier » Tue Jan 01, 2013 0:47

Hello, all.

I installed steam-meta, then as my user acct ran steam, it updated, yay.

Now, when I run steam, it gives me a garbled window and the terminal reports errors whenever I move my mouse in its window.

Here is the output from dmesg | tail

I have a ATI 4870, and am using the x11 drivers on kernel 3.7.

Any pointers?

Thanks in advance!

Baby Hen
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Re: Errors running Steam

Post by lupinehorror » Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:18

it's working fine for me but i've got an nvidia card.
looks like a driver issue. what about catalyst/fglrx?
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Re: Errors running Steam

Post by oirv » Sun Jan 06, 2013 23:02

I have an ATI HD 4550, I had the same problem with steam (it's a problem with the drivers).
I fixed following this post: ... 72#p154472

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Re: Errors running Steam

Post by Provia » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:58

It seems that new catalyst driver 13.1 have solved this problem. Can't test it as i'm on nvidia.
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