Steam is not installable on Ubuntu 18.04

Bug #1752198 reported by Martin Wimpress  on 2018-02-28
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
steam (Debian)
Fix Released
steam (Ubuntu)
Simon Quigley

Bug Description

It is not possible to install `steam` on Ubuntu 18.04 daily because the steam package Depends: on libtxc-dxtn0 which is not in the bionic archive.

$ sudo apt install steam

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
 steam:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.15) but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libstdc++6:i386 (>= 4.3) but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libx11-6:i386 but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libudev1:i386 but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libxinerama1:i386 but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libtxc-dxtn0:i386 but it is not installable
              Depends: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 but it is not going to be installed
              Depends: libgpg-error0:i386 but it is not going to be installed
              Recommends: libxss1:i386 but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Revision history for this message
Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) wrote :

src:steam doesn't show up on because of different versioning, but this was fixed in Debian, and needs to be merged.

I added the Debian bug here.

Changed in steam (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Simon Quigley (tsimonq2)
importance: Undecided → Critical
Revision history for this message
Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) wrote :

I have uploaded the merge from Debian and it should autoclose this bug once it has migrated.

Please reopen this if that is not the case.

Changed in steam (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package steam - 1:

steam (1: bionic; urgency=medium

  * Merge from Debian Sid (LP: #1752198). Remaining changes:
    - Add an epoch to the version number.
    - Add a steam-installer package that depends on steam and contains
      appstream metadata to try to allow Steam to be installable via the
      default Software app.
    - Drop debconf question because that is not supported by gnome-software.

steam ( unstable; urgency=medium

  * Update to debhelper 11.
  * Recommend nvidia-driver-libs-i386 (closes: #839592).
  * Add German translation to the desktop file (closes: #889733).
    - Thanks to Ronny Standtke.

steam ( unstable; urgency=medium

  * Team upload
  * Depend on libgl1-mesa-dri (>= 17.3) | libtxc-dxtn0 now that S3TC
    support is no longer patent-encumbered and has been enabled in Mesa
    (Closes: #889987)
    - The alternative dependency can be removed if backports to older
      suites are no longer interesting.

steam ( unstable; urgency=medium

  * Team upload.
  * Set DBUS_FATAL_WARNINGS environment variable to 0, working around
    versions of SDL that use the libdbus API incorrectly when ibus is
    detected. (Closes: #882607)
  * d/copyright: Refer to the https version of copyright-format
  * d/control: Elevate Priority from extra to optional, following the
    deprecation of extra in Policy v4.0.1
  * Update Standards-Version to 4.1.3 (no further changes required)

 -- Simon Quigley <email address hidden> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:32:39 -0600

Changed in steam (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in steam (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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