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    Phoronix: Linux Steam Integration 0.7.3 Released With Annoyance Fixes

    Solus founder Ikey Doherty who is back working for Intel on the Clear Linux team and brought the Linux Steam Integration (LSI) into that fold has issued a new release of this software for improving the Steam integration on Linux...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...egration-0.7.3

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    Interesting to see an Intel dev working on Steam's Linux support. If he is working on it as part of his day job, this might indicate some long term strategy for collaborating with valve on their discrete GPU project.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by babai View Post
      Interesting to see an Intel dev working on Steam's Linux support. If he is working on it as part of his day job, this might indicate some long term strategy for collaborating with valve on their discrete GPU project.
      Yeah, but you do know that Ikey is not *just* an Intel dev, right? Or are you new to the Linux community?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by babai View Post
        Interesting to see an Intel dev working on Steam's Linux support. If he is working on it as part of his day job, this might indicate some long term strategy for collaborating with valve on their discrete GPU project.
        To me the weird part is Ikey is having to work on this. I feel like, actual Steam developers should be working on issues like this.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Vistaus View Post

          Yeah, but you do know that Ikey is not *just* an Intel dev, right? Or are you new to the Linux community?
          You missed the part
          If he is working on it as part of his day job

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          • #6
            Originally posted by babai View Post

            You missed the part
            No, I responded to the part "[..]an Intel dev[...]".
            He is NOT just an Intel dev.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by babai View Post
              Interesting to see an Intel dev working on Steam's Linux support. If he is working on it as part of his day job, this might indicate some long term strategy for collaborating with valve on their discrete GPU project.
              why distro dev working on steam support means anything more than improving that distro?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by taijutsun View Post

                To me the weird part is Ikey is having to work on this. I feel like, actual Steam developers should be working on issues like this.
                Absolutely!
                Especially with Valve devs working on project quite outside of their fields, you'd expect them to take care of that.

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