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With the initial roll-out of the Steam Linux client being a success while primarily focusing upon supporting the Ubuntu distribution, Valve is now looking at improving the Steam support on non-Ubuntu Linux distributions.
28 December 2012 - Valve - 36 Comments
Valve has announced that their Steam Linux client is now available to all Linux gamers. It's open beta period now and just in time for the holidays.
19 December 2012 - Steam Linux - 31 Comments
Valve will allow many more Linux gamers to participate in the Steam Linux client beta testing at the start of next week.
13 December 2012 - Valve Linux - 29 Comments
The Video Game Awards happened on Friday night in California. During the event, Gabe Newell of Valve commented a bit more on their next-generation console / living room PC plans. To no surprise, Linux plays a big role.
9 December 2012 - Valve Console - 75 Comments
I am now cleared to begin publishing Linux graphics benchmarks of Valve's Source Engine games on Linux plus other performance-related information from the Steam Linux client.
8 December 2012 - Valve Linux - 9 Comments
In time for those who plan to spend their weekend playing games natively on Linux, Valve Software has expanded their Linux beta program.
7 December 2012 - Valve Linux - 29 Comments
Here's some interesting comments from Ryan "Icculus" Gordon about the latest state of Linux gaming and what's ahead.
1 December 2012 - Interview - 10 Comments
With November coming to a close, here's some statistics on the most popular content on Phoronix this month.
30 November 2012 - Phoronix Statistics - 11 Comments
Intel has tagged their quarterly driver package for their customers looking towards the best open-source Intel graphics experience on the Linux desktop.
27 November 2012 - New Package - 4 Comments
Prior to going on their Thanksgiving holiday, Valve's Linux cabal opened up the Steam Linux Beta program to an additional five-thousand applicants.
22 November 2012 - Steam Linux Beta - 32 Comments
In part due to Steam now being available on Linux, Egosoft wants to hire a Linux game developer to continue bringing their X3 games to the penguin platform.
18 November 2012 - Egosoft - 62 Comments
Valve is adding more individuals to its select group of beta participants on a regular basis. So far things are going well for the Valve Linux beta.
17 November 2012 - Valve Linux - 8 Comments
Valve's initial roll-out of their Steam client for Linux is all centered around Ubuntu. With Ubuntu having the largest market-share on the Linux desktop, Valve is focusing upon proper Ubuntu support as their first priority. In the days that the Ubuntu/Debian package has been available of the Steam Linux Beta, it's already been reported to work on other Linux distributions. Some Linux distributions have also begun to package the Steam Linux binary for their own platforms, but now there's some concerns about doing this, at least from the Arch Linux camp.
15 November 2012 - Concerns - 37 Comments
Valve is working on a new game engine following in the success of their widely-popular Source Engine that is now running nicely on Linux.
12 November 2012 - Confirmation - 14 Comments
Finally... After talking much about Steam on Linux at Phoronix over the years and many people that have doubted the earlier Phoronix exclusives, Valve is rolling out the Steam Linux Beta today!
6 November 2012 - Valve - 144 Comments
Experimental graphics driver updates will be needed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for properly running Valve's Source Engine games through the forthcoming Linux Steam client.
5 November 2012 - Ubuntu 12.04 - 18 Comments
As expected, a Valve engineer spoke at UDS today about their forthcoming Steam client for Linux release.
29 October 2012 - Valve Ubuntu - 9 Comments
The Valve Linux survey is now live if you wish to partake in Valve's external beta testing process for their forthcoming Steam Linux client.
26 October 2012 - Valve Linux - 94 Comments
A software engineer from Valve will be speaking next week in Copenhagen about the Valve Linux efforts during the Ubuntu Developer Summit.
23 October 2012 - Valve - 4 Comments
We have known about Valve's plans to make Steam more than just about gaming and beginning today you can buy some non-gaming software from the digital distribution client.
2 October 2012 - Other Software - 7 Comments
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