SteamOS is Valve's Linux distribution intended for gamers and the Steam Machines game consoles for living room gaming. SteamOS was announced in 2013 after earlier exclusive reports on Phoronix about Valve's Linux intentions. SteamOS is based upon Debian Linux.

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SteamOS Articles & Reviews

Streacom FC5: A Chassis To Build A Completely Fanless...   Enclosures   02 Jun 2016
Intel Broadwell/Skylake Graphics Performance For Steam...   Linux Gaming   30 Oct 2015
Are The Open-Source Graphics Drivers Good Enough For...   Linux Gaming   29 Oct 2015
NVIDIA Benchmarks Of NWI's Insurgency FPS Game On...   Linux Gaming   28 Oct 2015
Is SteamOS Any Faster Than Ubuntu 15.10 Linux?   Linux Gaming   27 Oct 2015
4K AMD/NVIDIA High-End GPU Comparison On SteamOS Linux   Linux Gaming   26 Oct 2015
22-Way Comparison Of NVIDIA & AMD Graphics Cards...   Linux Gaming   23 Oct 2015
14-Way AMD vs. NVIDIA Linux Gaming Performance For...   Linux Gaming   18 Aug 2015
Part 2: Shadow of Mordor Is Easily One Of The Most...   Linux Gaming   01 Aug 2015
Debian Wheezy/Jessie/Sid Benchmarked Against Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   09 Mar 2014
Ubuntu Now Often Leads Windows 7 On Intel SNB Graphics...   Operating Systems   29 Jan 2014
SteamOS vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Linux Benchmarks   Linux Gaming   20 Dec 2013
SteamOS vs. Windows 8.1 NVIDIA Performance   Linux Gaming   16 Dec 2013
SteamOS vs. Ubuntu 13.10 - Intel HD Graphics...   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
The First NVIDIA GeForce Benchmarks On The SteamOS...   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
13-Way AMD Open Linux GPU Drivers On The Source Engine   Graphics Cards   12 Nov 2013

SteamOS Linux News

Debian's Excitement In The 2010s From Big Releases To...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2019
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus...   NVIDIA   19 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of This...   Phoronix   11 Dec 2019
Valve's SteamOS Compositor Has Begun Seeing Some...   Valve   23 Oct 2019
Valve Will Not Be Officially Supporting Ubuntu 19.10+   Valve   22 Jun 2019
Valve Reveals Specifications For Their Index VR...   Valve   30 Apr 2019
SteamOS/Linux Requirements For Valve's Artifact Is...   Valve   11 Nov 2018
It's Now Been Six Years Since Valve Began Rolling Out...   Linux Gaming   06 Nov 2018
Linux Lands Xbox One S Controller Rumbling, Logitech...   Hardware   23 Oct 2018
Xbox One S Controller Rumbling On Linux, Valve Working...   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2018
It Looks Like A Steam 64-Bit Client Could Finally Be...   Valve   08 Aug 2018
Steam Linux Use Dips Back Below 0.5%   Valve   01 Aug 2018
DebConf18 Kicks Off This Weekend As The First Official...   Debian   27 Jul 2018
SteamOS 2.154 Released As Valve Preps Kernel &...   Linux Gaming   24 Jul 2018
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel...   Free Software   04 Jul 2018
Steam Linux Use For June 2018 Comes In At 0.52%   Linux Gaming   01 Jul 2018
Steam's Linux Gaming Marketshare For April Comes In At...   Valve   01 May 2018
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For...   Phoronix   01 May 2018
Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass Is Coming With Linux...   Linux Gaming   19 Apr 2018
Valve Reaffirms Commitment To Linux, SteamOS   Valve   03 Apr 2018
Some Of The Grandest Open-Source / Linux Letdowns Over...   Free Software   01 Apr 2018
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Now Available For Linux   Linux Gaming   22 Mar 2018
Steam On Linux Starts 2018 With A Slight Increase In...   Valve   01 Feb 2018
SteamOS Beta Switches To Linux 4.14.13 For KPTI To...   Valve   16 Jan 2018
Valve Ships Its First SteamOS Brewmaster Beta Of 2018   Valve   05 Jan 2018
The Most Popular Linux Gaming News For 2017   Linux Gaming   30 Dec 2017
It's Been Four Years Since SteamOS Began Shipping With...   Valve   14 Dec 2017
The Top Mesa News Of 2017   Mesa   03 Dec 2017
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE Provides More Steam VR Linux...   Linux Gaming   10 Nov 2017
Valve Rolls Out A Rare Update To SteamOS Brewmaster   Valve   09 Nov 2017
The Talos Principle VR Launches With Linux Support   Linux Gaming   17 Oct 2017
It's Been Five Years That Ubuntu Has Tried To Improve...   Ubuntu   14 Oct 2017
Outlast Gets ~10%+ Performance Boost From Mesa GL...   Mesa   30 Sep 2017
Sudden Strike 4 Launching Today With Linux Support   Linux Gaming   11 Aug 2017
SteamOS 2.121 Adds Flatpak Support   Valve   25 Jul 2017
Phoronix Turns 13, Phoronix Test Suite Is Now 9: Happy...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2017
SteamVR Home Now Works Under Linux   Valve   25 May 2017
SteamOS 2.115 Switches From AMDGPU-PRO To...   Valve   22 May 2017
It's Been Five Years Since That Interesting Message...   Valve   30 Mar 2017
Day of Infamy Released For Linux Gamers   Linux Gaming   23 Mar 2017
Valve & Microsoft Are Among The Sponsors For...   Valve   20 Mar 2017
Day of Infamy Officially Launching Later This Month,...   Linux Gaming   10 Mar 2017
Mesa RFC Changes To Help Worms WMD, Tropico 5 &...   Mesa   10 Feb 2017
Valve Planning To Carry Mesa GL Thread Feature On...   Mesa   10 Feb 2017
Croteam Bringing Vulkan & Linux Support To More Of...   Linux Gaming   08 Feb 2017
Gabe Newell's 2017 Reddit AMA: VR, Source 2 Engine, No...   Linux Gaming   17 Jan 2017
Steam's Linux Marketshare Ended Slightly Lower For...   Valve   01 Jan 2017
The Open-Source / Linux Letdowns Of 2016   Free Software   01 Jan 2017
Linux Gaming Was Great In 2016, But 2017 Should Be...   Linux Gaming   27 Dec 2016
Steam's 2016 Winter Sale Has Begun: Good Deals On...   Valve   22 Dec 2016
Total War: WARHAMMER Linux Requirements Announced -...   Linux Gaming   21 Nov 2016
Football Manager 2017 Released For Linux   Linux Gaming   04 Nov 2016
Steam Dev Days 2016 Videos Published: SteamOS/Linux...   Valve   03 Nov 2016
Black Mesa Is Now Available For Linux Gamers   Linux Gaming   29 Oct 2016
Valve Uses Kubuntu For Demonstrating Linux VR With The...   Valve   13 Oct 2016
Steam Dev Days: VR, VR, VR; Valve Looking To Contract...   Valve   13 Oct 2016
Valve Expected To Show Off Linux VR Demo Today   Valve   12 Oct 2016
It's Been Three Years Since Valve Announced SteamOS,...   Valve   30 Sep 2016
Valve's Steam Controller With SteamOS/Linux Support Is...   Valve   28 Sep 2016
Steam Dev Days Are In 2 Weeks; SteamOS/Linux Will Be...   Valve   26 Sep 2016
Rocket League Finally Released For Linux   Linux Gaming   08 Sep 2016
Here Are The Steam Survey Results For Linux During...   Valve   01 Sep 2016
Steam Survey For July 2016: Linux +0.02%   Valve   01 Aug 2016
SteamOS Brewmaster 2.87 Released With NVIDIA Pascal...   Valve   29 Jul 2016
Feral Releases "Life Is Strange" For Linux   Linux Gaming   21 Jul 2016
Steam's Survey Reports Another Drop For Linux Gamers...   Valve   01 Jul 2016
New SteamOS Beta Bundles Interesting AMDGPU-PRO Driver   Valve   29 Jun 2016
Steam Client Now Stable With Better AMD Vulkan...   Valve   11 Jun 2016
The Most Popular Linux News Over The Past 12 Years   Phoronix   04 Jun 2016
At Just $35, Now Is A Great Time To Try Out Valve's...   Valve   02 Jun 2016
Valve's Steam Survey Shows Linux Gaming Fall To One Of...   Valve   01 Jun 2016
Linux 4.7 To Support The Expensive Xbox One Elite...   Linux Gaming   28 May 2016
SteamOS 2.80 Brewmaster Lands The AMDGPU-PRO Driver   Vulkan   26 May 2016
Frozenbyte's Shadwen Launches, Recommends NVIDIA...   Linux Gaming   17 May 2016
Tomb Raider Is Now Out On Steam For Linux / SteamOS   Linux Gaming   27 Apr 2016
It's Been Four Years Since Revealing Many Early Steam...   Valve   24 Apr 2016
Saints Row 2 & Saints Row: The Third Finally Make...   Linux Gaming   14 Apr 2016
Valve Reports Steam Linux Usage Fell Further In March   Valve   01 Apr 2016
Unity Stats Show Linux Gamers Are Well Below 1% Of...   Linux Gaming   31 Mar 2016
It Was Only 4 Years Ago That Many Thought Steam On...   Valve   30 Mar 2016
Tomb Raider Is Arriving On Linux This Spring   Linux Gaming   23 Mar 2016
PAYDAY 2 Released For Linux, SteamOS Gamers   Linux Gaming   21 Mar 2016
DebConf 16 Cape Town Is Happening In Less Than Four...   Debian   19 Mar 2016
Rumor: NVIDIA Working On Their Own Distribution For...   NVIDIA   16 Mar 2016
Steam Client Beta Update Adds New Controller Features   Linux Gaming   11 Mar 2016
Epic Games' Tim Sweeney Is Warning Of Microsoft's...   Microsoft   04 Mar 2016
Valve Rolls Out A SteamVR Performance Benchmark   Valve   22 Feb 2016
SteamOS/Linux Game Development Porting In 2016   Linux Gaming   22 Feb 2016
Steam Client Adds Vulkan Support, Controller...   Valve   18 Feb 2016
SteamOS Already Adds In NVIDIA Vulkan Support   Valve   18 Feb 2016
Steam Client Beta Brings NVIDIA NVENC Encoding, Steam...   Valve   10 Feb 2016
Batman: Arkham Knight Gets Canceled For Linux   Linux Gaming   03 Feb 2016
The Highly-Anticipated XCOM 2 Game For Linux Will Be...   Linux Gaming   03 Feb 2016
Steam Linux Games Shoot Past 1,900 Titles   Valve   28 Jan 2016
SteamOS Brewmaster Has Been Brewing Some New Features   Valve   15 Jan 2016
Other Letdowns For Linux / Open-Source Users From 2015   Free Software   09 Jan 2016
CES 2016 Won't Be Too Exciting For Linux Desktop...   Hardware   02 Jan 2016
What Struck A Chord With Debian Users In 2015   Debian   29 Dec 2015
AMD/Radeon Has Continued Making Much Linux Graphics...   Radeon   28 Dec 2015
2015 Was A Stellar Year For Linux Gaming   Linux Gaming   26 Dec 2015