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Valve's Steam Greenlight is beginning to list games for Linux. So far 16 games are listed for Linux on Steam Greenlight.
12 September 2012 - Valve - 11 Comments
Valve is beginning to roll out the "Big Picture" mode today for their Steam game distribution client.
10 September 2012 - Big Picture - 15 Comments
A lot of Phoronix readers have been writing in this morning with the feeling that the Steam Linux Beta is likely about to happen.
6 September 2012 - Valve Steam Beta - 52 Comments
Valve is expected to have the initial Steam Linux client available in the near future along with the Left 4 Dead 2 game in some form of beta, but a full-blown Linux push by Valve Software might not happen until around February.
1 September 2012 - February 2013 - 41 Comments
There were several interesting announcements this August that excited Linux enthusiasts and the open-source community at large. Here's what was most popular in August.
31 August 2012 - Recap - 12 Comments
Canonical and Valve are warming up to each other after a recent visit to the Valve headquarters in Bellevue.
30 August 2012 - Ubuntu-Valve? - 33 Comments
Developers at Intel's Open-Source Technology Center have made more improvements to their open-source Linux graphics driver to benefit Valve's upcoming release of their Left 4 Dead 2 game that's powered by the Source Engine natively on Linux.
26 August 2012 - Source Engine - 18 Comments
The official release of Valve's much-anticipated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive title is set to happen on the 21st of August. In anticipation of the launch, Valve has released a new CS:GO trailer.
18 August 2012 - CS: GO - 52 Comments
Valve's Steam Linux beta will be available fairly soon.
17 August 2012 - Yep, Soon - 38 Comments
Here are the slides that Valve presented at SIGGRAPH LA 2012 about their Left 4 Dead 2 / Source Engine porting to Linux.
12 August 2012 - Available - 39 Comments
Following this morning's Here Is Valve's Source Engine Left 4 Dead 2 On Linux article, here is most of the details that were shared during yesterday's SIGGRAPH presentation about Left 4 Dead 2 running natively on Linux with OpenGL and outperforming the Windows version.
9 August 2012 - Details - 103 Comments
Valve's SIGGRAPH 2012 presentation last night -- about the Source Engine on Linux and their experiences with maximizing the OpenGL performance of their game engine on Linux -- was a success.
9 August 2012 - Valve - 27 Comments
Valve officially confirmed today that their Steam distribution software will go beyond just offering games and will provide applications from "creativity to productivity" software.
8 August 2012 - Anything - 31 Comments
Intel open-source developers continue to make changes to Mesa at the request of Valve Software's Linux team.
7 August 2012 - Intel Driver Changes - 22 Comments
Valve's growing Linux team is already experiencing success in optimizing the Source Engine, and in particular their initial Left 4 Dead 2 game, for Linux. In fact, the native Linux build with the Source OpenGL renderer is faster than running the game on Windows 7 with DirectX!
1 August 2012 - Optimizations - 184 Comments
Richard Stallman has commented on Valve's plans to bring their games/software to Linux. Of course, he isn't happy about more non-free software coming to Linux.
29 July 2012 - RMS Comments - 123 Comments
Left 4 Dead 2 running natively on Linux will be showed off in two weeks from Los Angeles.
26 July 2012 - SIGGRAPH - 16 Comments
As I said back in April, Valve's Gabe Newell really hates Windows 8.
25 July 2012 - Microsoft - 130 Comments
As shown last week, Serious Sam 3 is running on Linux. This will be one of the launch titles for the Steam client on Linux.
25 July 2012 - As Confirmed - 20 Comments
The Left 4 Dead 2 web-site has been updated to further reflect last weeks' Valve Linux news: Left 4 Dead 2 will be natively released for Linux this calendar year.
25 July 2012 - Zombie Tux - 11 Comments
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