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Intel's Clear Linux Is Working On Steam Support

For those planning to do Linux gaming with Intel graphics hardware, you might soon have a new choice with the performance-oriented Clear Linux distribution out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center.

31 December 2016 - Fast Intel Linux Gaming? - 29 Comments
Dota 2 7.00 Appears To Have Some OpenGL Performance Improvements

When Dota 2 7.00 changes were revealed on Sunday, the in-game/game-play changes were what was talked about with no real references to any "under the hood" changes for this Valve Source 2 Engine game. Thus when the 7.00 update came down the pipe today, I ran some before/after benchmarks.

12 December 2016 - Dota 2 7.00 - 8 Comments
Collabora Has Been Working On A Fully-Open HTC Vive Driver

While we found out today Valve is finally expected to show a VR Linux demo likely using the HTC Vive, it turns out Collabora has been working on their own Linux VR effort with a focus on a fully open-source driver for the HTC Vive for the OSVR platform.

12 October 2016 - HTC Vive - 6 Comments
Valve Expected To Show Off Linux VR Demo Today

The HTC Vive was supposed to ship with Linux support but that hadn't materialized... But it looks like it now has. Valve is expected to show off a VR Linux demo during this week's Steam Dev Days event in Seattle.

12 October 2016 - HTC Vive - 29 Comments

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