SteamOS "Brewmaster" Is Valve's New Debian 8.1 Based Version
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 25 June 2015 at 08:39 PM EDT. 23 Comments
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Brewmaster is Valve's codename for the next version of SteamOS currently available in a preview state. SteamOS Brewmaster is based on Debian 8.1 stable.

SteamOS Brewmaster is in an early preview state where Valve is soliciting the feedback of the gaming community. SteamOS Brewmaster is available in ISO and ZIP format and is the successor to SteamOS Alchemy. Brewmaster is powered by the Linux 3.18 LTS kernel with various SteamOS patches on top.

More details on SteamOS Brewmaster can be found via the SteamCommunity.com.


There's no word if the "Brewmaster" codename was influenced due to when I delivered beer to the Valve Linux developers on the behalf of Phoronix readers and the Linux community. ;)
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