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Steam On Linux Continues Hovering Around The 1% Mark

In July -- the same month as Valve announcing the Steam Deck -- the Steam on Linux marketshare hit 1.0%. That 1.0% marketshare was a +0.14% bump and the highest seen in years since Steam on Linux's debut nearly a decade ago back when it commanded around a 2% marketshare.

2 September 2021 - Falls - 31 Comments
CS:GO Trust Factor Fixed For Linux Gamers With Mesa Drivers

A few weeks ago we wrote about Mesa 21.x drivers with OpenGL threading causing issues for the "Trust Factor" within the popular game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Thanks to possible intervention by Gabe Newell, this trust factor issue seems now resolved for allowing these Linux gamers with open-source graphics drivers to play on the more competitive CS:GO servers.

20 May 2021 - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 25 Comments
Steam Adds Support For The Single-File Mesa Shader Cache

It was less than one month ago that Valve developers added a new "single file" cache option for Mesa as an alternative to its existing multi-file cache. Valve now with their latest Steam for Linux beta is supporting this new single-file cache for faster performance.

17 March 2021 - Single File Cache - 19 Comments

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