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For helping out their Steam Controller with SteamOS, a Valve engineer along with Greg Kroah-Hartman have improved the Linux kernel's XPad driver with a series of patches that will be queued up for mainlining.
1 February 2014 - XPad Driver - 18 Comments
With the end of the month comes a recap of the top articles on Phoronix this month. In January on Phoronix there were 39 featued articles and 318 news items / shorter articles!
31 January 2014 - Tons Of Articles - 1 Comment
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27 January 2014 - Bitcoins - 24 Comments
Valve will be making all of their games -- past, present, and future -- available for free to Debian Linux developers.
22 January 2014 - Debian Developers = Free Games - 151 Comments
Valve's VOGL OpenGL debugger/tracer for Linux will be completely open-source and they will welcome community contributions to this tool aimed at Linux game developers.
17 January 2014 - VOGL OpenGL - 11 Comments
Valve has issued a call for help to OpenGL game developers, or really anyone who can provide some interesting OpenGL traces, to help test their new tracer/debugger software for Linux.
17 January 2014 - OpenGL Traces - 1 Comment
As a follow-up to Steam Dev Days Is Off To A Great Start, Valve's new OpenGL debugger is looking great! Here's some more details.
16 January 2014 - VOGL Debugger - 18 Comments
Kicked off this morning in Seattle was Valve's first Steam Dev Days conference where they were pushing their Steam Machines and Linux-based SteamOS agenda, OpenGL/Linux gaming, VR, and other hot topics.
15 January 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 25 Comments
Valve released an updated version of SteamOS yesterday with various improvements including but not limited to reduced GPU/CPU usage and Debian updates.
14 January 2014 - Valve SteamOS 01/13/2014 - 2 Comments
Built into the latest version of the Steam client is Valve's beta support for VR devices like the Oculus Rift.
14 January 2014 - Steam VR - 1 Comment
Valve's first Steam/gaming development conference that will also push along Linux gaming and SteamOS / Steam Machines is in just a few days time.
12 January 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 14 Comments
For those AMD Radeon customers disappointed by the buggy and poor performance of the Catalyst Linux graphics driver with Steam games, Valve has released a preview driver via their SteamOS repository. This AMD Catalyst preview driver for Linux hasn't been made available elsewhere.
8 January 2014 - SteamOS - 64 Comments
Valve has announced their first 12 partners that intend to bring Steam Machines to the marketplace this year.
6 January 2014 - Valve Steam Machines - 8 Comments
At the start of every month one of our rituals is always checking in on Valve's Steam Software/Hardware Survey to see their Linux statistics for the month prior. Let's see how Steam Linux usage was in December with the arrival of SteamOS...
1 January 2014 - Steam Linux Usage - 64 Comments
While ardent Linux gamers have likely already heard and own a copy, for those that didn't hear yet Valve's latest kindness, the Linux-friendly entertainment company is giving away their very popular Left 4 Dead 2 game today and tomorrow as a Christmas present to gamers.
25 December 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 25 Comments
Just one week after doing the first public beta release of SteamOS, Valve Software has released the second beta public ISO image. This new release has various package updates and fixes, including graphics driver work.
21 December 2013 - SteamOS Update - 12 Comments
The Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux distribution is out with a new release, 14.01. This Sabayon release makes it easier to use Steam Big Picture Mode for Linux gaming if you're not after SteamOS.
21 December 2013 - Sabayon Linux - 5 Comments
Valve added the Steamworks API support yesterday for handling their new Steam Machines controller inside new games.
18 December 2013 - API Support - 9 Comments
Valve's initial Steam Controller prototype for use with the Steam Machines Linux-based game console will also work "out of the box" on other Linux distributions.
14 December 2013 - Steam Controller - 17 Comments
If all goes according to plan, Valve will be making publicly available their Linux-based SteamOS platform in a matter of hours.
13 December 2013 - SteamOS - 15 Comments
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