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Learning More About The Intel Vulkan Driver, Linux Vulkan Plans

LunarG, the company that's been doing a lot of consulting work for Valve on optimizing Linux graphics drivers, is also the company that Valve paid to develop the Intel Vulkan Linux graphics driver. LunarG has been doing Linux graphics driver development for years with Mesa/Gallium3D and was formed by some of the same former Tungsten Graphics staff. Here's some more information on their Vulkan and SPIR-V adventures.

12 March 2015 - LunarG - 20 Comments
Steam Gaming On PC-BSD

While Valve doesn't provide any official BSD binaries of Steam nor are any of the Steam game titles listed as supporting BSD, it doesn't stop some from trying to get their gaming fix on FreeBSD/PC-BSD.

14 December 2014 - PC-BSD Steam - 18 Comments
Valve's VOGL Is Finally Back To Having New Commits, OS X Support

While Valve's VOGL open-source OpenGL debugger was off to a great start when announced at the start of the year, recently it fell into a bit of a dry period when it didn't see any new work for more than a month. Fortunately, that dry spell is over and there's new commits flowing back into VOGL.

19 November 2014 - VOGL - 15 Comments
Happy Second Birthday To The Steam Linux Client

It was on this day two years ago that the Steam Linux client went into beta following the many exclusive Steam Linux stories and after being over at Valve's headquarters to learn about their ambitious Linux plans.

6 November 2014 - Birthday! - 16 Comments
Valve Rolls Out A New Steam Storefront

Following the launch of the launch of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Linux and approaching the one year anniversary of the Steam Machines announcement (so much happens during Oktoberfest season...) is Valve rolling out a new Steam storefront.

23 September 2014 - Steam Store - 23 Comments
Steam's Summer Sale Is Now Happening

For those wishing to support Valve and their partners for bringing over 500 games to Steam on Linux along with working on SteamOS and other improvements to the Linux stack like VOGL, better graphics drivers, etc, here's the perfect opportunity to show Valve your appreciation with their annual summer sale.

19 June 2014 - Steam - 26 Comments

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