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Garry's Mod Running On Linux

Gaming

Published on 06 June 2013 12:25 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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The Garry's Mod sandbox physics mod game powered by the Source Engine is now running well natively on Linux.

For months Linux gamers have been waiting for Garry's Mod to come to Linux, After this year's April Fool's gag, experimental Linux client support for Garry's Mod finally came to Linux last week as part of their Steampipe beta.

In the past few hours tonight I've received multiple reports of Garry's Mod now appearing for more people within their Steam library and working well. No new announcements have come from Garry Newman or elsewhere at the time of publishing, but apparently the Linux client is now in better standing.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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