SteamOS Switches To Linux 4.1, Latest Graphics Drivers
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 26 October 2015 at 09:20 PM EDT. 14 Comments
VALVE --
Valve has pushed out a very exciting update to SteamOS 2 "Brewmaster" that provides some significant updates!

SteamOS Brewmaster now has the Linux 4.1 kernel, which is a big upgrade over their earlier Linux 3.18 kernel. SteamOS Brewmaster also switches to using the Catalyst 15.9 proprietary graphics driver and has upgraded the NVIDIA binary blob too.

More details on this evening's SteamOS update via SteamCommunity.com.

In case you missed it, be sure to see 22-Way Comparison Of NVIDIA & AMD Graphics Cards On SteamOS For Steam Linux Gaming and 4K AMD/NVIDIA High-End GPU Comparison On SteamOS Linux.
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