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Hello Dev. team,

 

I bought the game very recently and it fails to launch from the Steam interface. When launching from command line I have a "Steam is not running issue" while it is running and connected:
 

loic@Altair:~/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Don't Starve Together/bin$ cat dontstarve
#!/bin/bash
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/loic/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu:/home/loic/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/i386/lib/i386-linux-gnu
./dontstarve_steam
loic@Altair:~/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Don't Starve Together/bin$ ./dontstarve
[00:00:00]: PersistRootStorage is now /home/loic/.klei//DoNotStarveTogether/
[00:00:00]: Starting Up
[00:00:00]: Version: 275632
[00:00:00]: Current time: Mon Jul  2 16:54:17 2018

[00:00:00]: System Name: Linux
[00:00:00]: Host Name: Altair
[00:00:00]: Release(Kernel) Version: 4.8.0-53-generic
[00:00:00]: Kernel Build Timestamp: #56~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Tue May 16 01:18:56 UTC 2017
[00:00:00]: Machine Arch: x86_64
[00:00:00]: Don't Starve Together: 275632 LINUX_STEAM
[00:00:00]: Build Date: 2962
[00:00:00]: Parsing command line
[00:00:00]: Command Line Arguments:
[00:00:00]: Initializing distribution platform
Running Steam on linuxmint 18.2 64-bit
STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically
Pins up-to-date!
[00:00:02]: Steam doesn't seem to be running. Trying to restart the game via Steam.
[00:00:02]: Error, Steam failed to initialize, result=1...
[00:00:02]: The application will now exit
Updates 0Seconds elapsed: 1.35669 fps:0
[00:00:02]: Shutting down
loic@Altair:~/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Don't Starve Together/bin$ ps -ef | grep steam
loic      2083  2030  0 16:43 ?        00:00:00 xfce4-terminal --geometry=196x32 --display :0.0 --role=xfce4-terminal-1530555677--263761317 --show-menubar --show-borders --hide-toolbar --working-directory /home/loic/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/Don't Starve Together/bin --sm-client-id 2c5ae24f4-c148-45ec-b994-f073f4788739
loic      2482  2269  0 16:43 ?        00:00:00 bash /usr/bin/steam
loic      2491  2482  0 16:43 ?        00:00:00 bash /home/loic/.local/share/Steam/steam.sh
loic      2685  2491  2 16:43 ?        00:00:15 /home/loic/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam
loic      2720  2685  0 16:43 ?        00:00:00 /home/loic/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam
[... and other longer lines...]

Already some effort...

(All this after having resolved libcurl-gnutls.so and *crypt*.so issues)

 

I know I don't have Windows but MS is not everything...

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WORKAROUND FOUND!
I just discovered an important thing: it fails with Steam beta only. If switching back to Steam "normal", the game is launching...

(This is still an issue if you need beta for some other game but serves as workaround probably for many of us).

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