How To Install The Latest Steam Client In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

December 4, 2013 | By
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Hello Linux geeks and gamers!

Steam is a free entertainment platform for playing games, connecting, creating and sharing content with others. It gives you access to over 2,000 games from Action to Indie and everything in-between, automatic game updates and exclusive deals.

Play, meet new friends and have fun. I am not sharing more information about the Steam client because since you came to this article, you already know about it. But, did you know that Ubuntu is the favorite Linux distro of 'Steam'?

If you like, you can read our article about Steam.

install the latest steam client in ubuntu

How to install Steam Client in Ubuntu Linux? Before going further with the installation, let me tell you guys what is needed to run Steam games.

  1. Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
  2. Dual-Core System
  3. At Least 2 GB Of Ram
  4. nVidia GeForce 8500/9600GT or an ATI/AMD Radeon HD 2500/3600

Ok, now that you know Steam game requirements go to the Steam store and get the latest deb package.

how to install the latest steam client in ubuntu

how to install the latest steam client in ubuntu

Install the package file with the following command.

sudo dpkg -i steam_latest.deb

Once the installation is finished you can find Steam in Applications, Games, Steam.

how to install the latest steam client in ubuntu

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install the latest steam client in ubuntu

install the latest steam client in ubuntu

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