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Intel Continues With Mesa Changes For Valve

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 L4D2 Is Faster On Linux Than Windows

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 Comments On Valve For Linux

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

Valve On Linux To Be Presented In Two Weeks

Left 4 Dead 2 running natively on Linux will be showed off in two weeks from Los Angeles.
26 July 2012 - SIGGRAPH - 16 Comments

Valve's Gabe Newell Really Hates Windows 8

As I said back in April, Valve's Gabe Newell really hates Windows 8.
25 July 2012 - Microsoft - 130 Comments

Serious Sam 3 Will Be On Steam For Linux

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

Valve's L4D2 "Zombie Penguins" Coming This Year

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

Valve & Intel Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers

As the latest Valve Linux news for today, Valve Software actually cares about open-source Linux graphics drivers. Last week they had the Intel OTC Linux graphics team out to Bellevue to jointly work on the OpenGL renderer for the Source Engine and the Intel Mesa driver.
20 July 2012 - Really - 130 Comments

With Valve On Linux, Has LGP Lost All Relevance?

Aside from how Valve can better embrace Linux and open-source, another thing to ponder with Valve officially writing about Steam/Source on Linux, is the future of Linux Game Publishing.
18 July 2012 - Useless - 75 Comments

What Should Valve Do For Linux & Open-Source?

What should Valve be doing for Linux and open-source software? They don't plan to just release the Steam client and select titles for Linux and then suddenly scream "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!"
17 July 2012 - Valve Linux - 133 Comments

Valve Writes About Their Linux Client Plans

Finally some non-Phoronix exclusive information about Steam/Source Engine on Linux ;) Valve Software has begun to write about their Steam Linux client initiatives on their public blog.
16 July 2012 - VALVE SOFTWARE - 108 Comments

Valve Software Finds Bugs With Linux Kernel

As Valve Software's Linux efforts continue to advance, they uncover Linux bugs. Fortunately, at least one Valve-spotted Linux kernel bug has now been corrected by NVIDIA.
7 July 2012 - Plus Patches - 22 Comments

Gabe Newell Showing Valve On Linux To Partners

Here's an interesting, but very brief, Gabe Newell interview from E3 where he mentions Linux.
2 July 2012 - MESSAGE! - 91 Comments

Valve Picks Up Another Key Linux Developer

Things appear to be moving along nicely in the Linux cabal at Valve Software as they work to enable Steam and the Source Engine on the Linux desktop. Here's another one of the new tenured Linux developers that will be starting soon.
19 June 2012 - Hell Yes - 38 Comments

A New Post From Valve; More Linux Love Needed

Valve's Michael Abrash has shared some additional insight this Friday morning.
8 June 2012 - Do What You Love - 23 Comments

Valve's Gabe Says "Yes" To Steam Linux This Year

Here's the latest in the steaming excitement concerning Valve's Source Engine and Steam client coming to Linux.
4 June 2012 - He Says - 72 Comments

One Of The New Valve Linux Employees Is...

Here's one of the names that many Linux gamers and Phoronix readers should know for his past open-source work, who since the beginning of May has been employed by Valve Software for their Linux enablement efforts.
31 May 2012 - Valve Linux - 21 Comments

Valve Gets Into Wearable Computing, Blogging

Valve is currently exploring possibilities for "wearable computing" and they're also getting into blogging.
13 April 2012 - Linux - 7 Comments

A Message From Valve's Gabe Newell

Gabe Newell of Valve, the company behind Steam and the Source Engine, has allegedly sent over a message to Phoronix.
30 March 2012 - Source - 307 Comments

Valve Makes The Source SDK Free Of Charge

Valve Software has announced they'll be making the Source Engine's Software Development Kit (SDK) available free of charge to the community and their gaming customers.
1 July 2011 - Modders & Co - 13 Comments

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