Launcher for the Steam software distribution service
Steam is a software distribution service with an online store, automated
installation, automatic updates, achievements, SteamCloud synchronized
savegame and screenshot functionality, and many social features.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install Steam, simply use the following command: