Curious if running Linux games via Steam's Big Picture Mode causes a performance impact over a conventional desktop session? Here's some benchmarks.
Rich Geldreich, one of the original Valve Linux team members who started work on their VOGL OpenGL debugger, thinks it will take three years or more before the next-generation OpenGL materializes for users.
Valve pushed down a big update yesterday following their successful Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Linux launch last week.
AMD is expected to release an updated Catalyst Linux driver in due time that will improve the frame rates for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
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.
Valve's Pierre-Loup A. Griffais has begun publicly listing known issues with AMD's Catalyst Linux graphics support.
Valve is finally getting ready to bring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Linux!
A new Steam beta update was released yesterday that adds support for streaming from Linux hosts.
Valve released this morning the 133 update to the SteamOS Alchemist Beta. With this update comes new packages and other updates.
Another Steam Linux client update is out today and with this latest revision comes VA-API video acceleration support when using Steam on Linux for in-home streaming.
Valve just pushed down a big Steam client update that has a number of Linux improvements along with other general improvements.
The Leadwerks game engine is now available in an experimental form on Steam.
With the start of a new month comes updates to Steam's hardware/software survey by those running this multi-platform gaming software.
Two months ago I wrote about Steam having 500+ Linux games while now to start off August they have crossed the 600 game threshold.
Valve has pushed another update out to SteamOS, with this time around there being benefits to fans of the XBMC multimedia software.
Valve has been poaching Linux developers for years and there's no sign of them slowing down, but in fact are still hiring.
Valve pushed down the SteamOS update 123 to their Alchemist Beta channel this week.
For those that do their gaming primarily on the weekends, Valve has a new SteamOS "Alchemist Beta" out this morning.
Scott Ludwig of Valve shared some details this weekend about a new release of the Steam Runtime SDK they're working towards to improve the Linux gaming experience.
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.
First of all, Rich Geldreich has left Valve. Geldreich was involved with Valve's OpenGL and Linux efforts and has spoken at Steam Dev Days, GDC, SIGGRAPH, and other conferences along with contributed to some open-source projects.
An optimized version of the XBMC media center software is under development for Valve's SteamOS living room gaming Linux distribution.
After writing about the many problems with OpenGL, Valve's Rich Geldreich has written a new blog post about his perspective on the different major Linux drivers.
Valve has pushed out their latest build of the SteamOS Alchemist Linux gaming operating system.
Valve issued an updated Steam Linux client this week and it's landing heavy with many new features and other changes.
The Steam Hardware Survey has been updated to reflect the April 2014 numbers. Last month, there were slightly more reported Linux users running Steam to obtain the latest Linux games.
Thanks to changes being made to the Steam Linux client, it looks like we might be closer to being able to deliver more often benchmarks of Steam Linux games.
Valve's VOGL OpenGL debugger is being ported to run on Microsoft Windows. Besides the work on making the open-source debugger for game developers to work on non-Linux platforms, VOGL also is receiving some other interesting work.
Valve has rolled out another updated version of Steam for Linux gamers.
Valve developers have gone out of their way to ensure that the VOGL OpenGL debugger for Linux works with Unreal Engine 4.
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