Fix CS:GO Doesn't Launch Error in Steam on Ubuntu 18.04

Counter Strike Global Offensive had an update recently which broke the Linux Steam version as it simply won't launch.  Just a black screen and then nothing.  Luckily there is a temporary fix out there and instructions are below and look at the screencast below for a visual guide on how to fix it.  It takes a while to boot it up after the fix but as you can see it works!  Enjoy!

For an updated guide, look here:

Commands Used:
From Steam Libray Enable Beta for the game (

go to ./home/username/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Counter-Strike Global Offensive/bin/linux64 and make a copy of and move it somewhere else

go back to steam library and change beta back to none

replace the copy of with the one found here ./home/administrator/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Counter-Strike Global Offensive/bin/linux64

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