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Valve Linux Client Sees Some More Improvements

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Published on 13 November 2013 12:02 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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Besides the recent Steam update beginning to land SteamOS changes, the one year and one week old Steam Linux client saw some more improvements this week.

In particular, the Steam Linux client has fixed run-time boot-strap rewriting so that should the process be interrupted the Steam client will no longer be left in an inconsistent and non-startable state. Additionally, the Steam client has a fix for hanging on start-up when problems connecting to the update server, game launching changes for games still updating, and numerous Steam Big Picture mode changes.

More details can be found via this SteamCommunity.com posting.

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