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Steam's Hardware Survey Shows Not Much For Linux

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Published on 03 August 2013 12:32 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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Valve's Steam Hardware Survey has been updated for July 2013 and it indicates not much for Linux in the way of change. The Linux gamer base using Steam remains at just over 1%.

The Steam Linux usage remains at just around 1.1%, which is well below where it originally debuted at, but is hard to get an accurate figure due to the breakdown of operating systems and the "Other" OS.

Those wanting to see the hardware/software survey statistics in full for Valve's Steam game distribution software can be found at SteamPowered.com.

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