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asked 2015-04-16 18:52:51 -0600

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updated 2015-04-17 09:30:02 -0600

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I have reinstalled fedora 21 x64, and the first time it was installed rpm-fusion worked fine. It actually installed. But this time I just get a message that says "Sorry this did not work". It is really agrivating as I can not install steam or anything else on rpm fusion. It doesen't give me anything to work with except "Sorry this did not work". I am new to fedora, I have never used a non ubuntu system so this is new to me. Right out of the box and im getting errors. I have much to learn about linux.

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What exactly did you try doing? and what's the exact error message you got?

Ahmad Samir gravatar imageAhmad Samir ( 2015-04-17 00:49:40 -0600 )edit

Same problem, Aniship's answer worked fine to install steam for me. but started GL2 error, installed i386 nVidia driver package to fix that.

Warren gravatar imageWarren ( 2015-04-17 11:06:37 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-04-17 06:03:27 -0600

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Well, can you try this as root and let us know?

yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

Then to install steam

yum install steam
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Wow! Fantastic, awesome, etc. I usually don't use a lot of adjectives, but... I copied your command into Terminal @ root and and just kept entering Y until all done! Then did the install Steam. Done! Exited Terminal, looked at Activities , and clicked on the Steam icon, voila! I have not logged in yet, have other chores, had to let you know it is exciting to find advice that works. Thanks!

Warren gravatar imageWarren ( 2015-04-17 11:16:53 -0600 )edit
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answered 2015-04-18 14:34:02 -0600

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Steam on Fedora 21: OpenGL GLX error

After using Aniship's script to install steam, I got OpenGL GLX error, which was fixed following answers at the above query. The final step for me was installing the nVidia 32-bit package. You might want to try that first.

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