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2014-12-17 09:38:39 -0500 edited question Get Steam Working on Fedora 21 (AMD Catalyst)

Hi all,

I am absolutely loving the new Fedora 21, all but one thing. I have F21 KDE, fully updated, with the AMD Catalyst 14.12 drivers successfully installed. My computer runs fine, except I can't play any Source games on Steam(including Garry's Mod <3). When I start Steam, it gives me the same error in the GUI every time:

"OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems"

In Terminal, it gives me this error multiple times:

libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found
libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast

As I said before, the AMD driver is working perfectly on my computer other than this. GLXinfo reports the I am using Direct Rendering, and it says that I am using OpenGL 4.4(an indication that the open-source driver is not in use).

Also, I have tried deleting the libraries Steam comes with, they are deleted but still the same errors.


EDIT: Also, I can run Java games (Minecraft etc.) at blazing speed, with no errors. Due to the nature of Java, it does not depend on 32-bit libraries, so my conclusion is that I am missing some 32-bit library.

2014-12-17 09:36:06 -0500 commented answer Get Steam Working on Fedora 21 (AMD Catalyst)

Sorry, already tried that. the script executed perfectly, but Steam still gives the error.

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2014-12-16 18:56:50 -0500 answered a question How to install AMD APU Driver for Fedora 21

As you mentioned at the bottom of your post, there is a command for adding resolutions. To kill the monotony: write a shell script(with the command in it) then set it to be run at startup in your desktop environment.