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Steam Machines Ship Friday, SteamOS Images Coming

Valve has just revealed their first 300 beta units of Steam Machines and their Steam Controllers are shipping this week, Friday the 13th. Also available at this time will be the first public SteamOS images!

11 December 2013 - SteamOS, Steam Machines - 24 Comments
Valve Joins The Linux Foundation

Valve's love for Linux continues... Their latest sign of the game company's compassion for the open-source operating system is by joining the Linux Foundation.

4 December 2013 - Valve On Linux - 47 Comments
Steam Client Update Sends Down Lots Of Changes

Valve pushed out a Steam client update for all platforms this week and includes a number of Linux improvements and more work on their Big Picture mode ahead of the public SteamOS debut next month.

4 December 2013 - Valve Steam Linux - 13 Comments
iBuyPower Launching An AMD-Based Steam Machine

Word has now gotten out that iBuyPower is planning to introduce their own Steam Machines device next year that is powered by the Linux-based SteamOS and will be using an AMD processor and AMD graphics.

26 November 2013 - iBuyPower Linux Steam Box - 39 Comments
Happy Birthday To The Steam Linux Client

It was one year ago today that Valve first made available the Steam Linux beta! While Phoronix was exclusively covering Valve's Linux developments in the months prior, it was on 6 November 2012 that Valve began rolling out the Steam Linux beta to selected participants.

6 November 2013 - Steam Linux - 23 Comments
Steam Lands In Fedora / RHEL RPM Fusion Repository

While Valve is mostly centered around supporting Ubuntu right now when it comes to their Linux initiatives, the Steam client and its games will generally work fine on other modern Linux distributions. For making it easier to run Steam on Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the binary package has entered the third-party RPM Fusion repository.

31 October 2013 - Valve Steam - 12 Comments
Valve Doing Their Own Linux/Hardware Conference

In promoting their Linux-based SteamOS and forthcoming Steam Machines and Steam controller/input devices, Valve will be running their own "Steam Developer Days" conference that will focus on game development around Steam, their hardware devices, and Linux / OpenGL.

11 October 2013 - Valve Steam Developer Days - 6 Comments
NVIDIA & Valve Work Together On SteamOS

Last week it was made public that the Linux-based SteamOS-powered Steam Machines console will use Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs in the living room prototypes shipping this calendar year. Now there's a bit more on Valve's relationship with NVIDIA.

7 October 2013 - SteamOS - Add A Comment
Steam Machines Prototypes: Intel CPU, NVIDIA GPU

After last week announcing Steam Machines as the Valve-backed Steam "living room consoles" (a.k.a. Steam Box) powered by the Linux SteamOS, today Valve has released the prototype hardware details that they will be shipping to 300 beta testers.

4 October 2013 - Steam Machines - 116 Comments
Valve Announces Its Open Steam GamePad / Controller

Valve just revealed its third announcement of the week! After announcing the Linux-based SteamOS, then the SteamOS-powered Steam Machines game console, the Bellevue-based company just unveiled their own controller / gamepad!

27 September 2013 - Valve Announcement - 58 Comments
Valve Announces "Steam Machines"

After Valve announced SteamOS on Monday as their highly-optimized Linux distribution for gaming, today they announced the first "Steam Machine", a.k.a. their SteamOS-powered console for the living room.

25 September 2013 - Steam Machines - Add A Comment
What's Your Hopes From Valve's SteamOS?

As most Phoronix readers are now aware, the first countdown timer is now complete for Valve's SteamBox-related news. The first drop was about SteamOS, their own Linux distribution that's highly optimized for gaming.

24 September 2013 - SteamOS Linux - 102 Comments

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