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Steam Updated For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, SteamOS

Valve

Published on 23 April 2014 11:09 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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Valve has rolled out another updated version of Steam for Linux gamers.

The latest Steam client update bumps the Steam Runtime for compatibility with Ubuntu 14.04, fixes some potential hangs and game crashes, support for setting the voice input device via the Big Picture mode, many other fixes and improvements to the Big Picture mode, VR mode improvements, and other general improvements.

All of the details for this latest Steam Linux/SteamOS client update can be found at SteamPowered.com.

Valve right now is also selling Portal 2 at a 75% discount for interested gamers. Nuclear Dawn is also being sold really cheap this week as well.

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