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An Early Look At The AMD P-State CPPC Driver...   Software   22 Sep 2021
Radeon RX 6600/6700/6800 XT: RADV vs. PRO Vulkan...   Display Drivers   11 Aug 2021
Left 4 Dead 2 Vulkan Performance With Radeon Graphics...   Linux Gaming   23 Jun 2021
Updated Portal 2 Vulkan Rendering Code Yielding Great...   Linux Gaming   02 Mar 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Performance...   Display Drivers   22 Jan 2021
Radeon RADV+ACO Vulkan Performance Is In Great Shape...   Display Drivers   13 Jul 2020
The Current RADV+ACO Mesa Driver Performance For...   Display Drivers   24 Feb 2020
Valve's ACO Helps Put New Life Into Radeon GCN 1.0...   Display Drivers   30 Jan 2020
Radeon RADV "ACO" Performance On Mesa 19.3...   Display Drivers   05 Oct 2019
Benchmarking Valve's RADV+ACO Yields Fastest...   Display Drivers   08 Jul 2019
Dota 2 Vulkan Performance Across MacOS, Windows 10...   Linux Gaming   05 Jun 2018
RADV vs. AMDVLK Vulkan Drivers Continue Stiff...   Display Drivers   18 Apr 2018
SteamVR On Linux Is Still In Frustratingly Rough Shape   Linux Gaming   18 Dec 2017
Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Radeon Gaming Performance With...   Operating Systems   02 Aug 2017
Trying The SteamVR Beta On Linux Feels More Like An...   Linux Gaming   26 Feb 2017
Dota 2 Vulkan vs. OpenGL Performance Redux   Linux Gaming   26 May 2016
NVIDIA vs. AMD OpenGL & Vulkan Benchmarks With...   Linux Gaming   24 May 2016
How Open-Source Allowed Valve To Implement VULKAN Much...   Linux Gaming   03 Apr 2015
CS:GO & TF2 Extensively Tested On The Newest...   Graphics Cards   12 Nov 2014
Preview: Radeon Gallium3D Performance For CS:GO On...   Linux Gaming   29 Sep 2014
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive NVIDIA/AMD Benchmarks...   Linux Gaming   23 Sep 2014
NVIDIA Slaughters AMD Catalyst On Linux In OpenGL 4.x...   Display Drivers   15 Jun 2014
SteamOS vs. Ubuntu 13.10 - Intel HD Graphics...   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
Benchmarking NVIDIA's R310 Linux Driver Improvements   Display Drivers   08 Nov 2012
Ubuntu 12.10: Open-Source Radeon vs. AMD Catalyst...   Display Drivers   30 Oct 2012
Valve Finds Value In Open-Source Drivers; L4D2 Running...   Linux Gaming   29 Aug 2012
Valve Picks Up Another All-Star Linux Developer   Linux Gaming   14 Jul 2012
A Special Linux Delivery At Valve Software   Linux Gaming   28 Apr 2012
Valve's Gabe Newell Talks Linux Steam Client, Source...   Linux Gaming   25 Apr 2012
A Quick Test Of OpenGL In Mac OS X 10.6.5   Display Drivers   12 Nov 2010
It's Official: Valve Releasing Steam, Source Engine...   Linux Gaming   12 May 2010
Steam Client For Linux Confirmed   Linux Gaming   28 Nov 2008
Valve's Source Engine Coming To Linux   Linux Gaming   07 May 2008

Valve Linux News

Proton Experimental Enables NVIDIA DLSS For D3D12...   Valve   01 Oct 2021
Linux 5.15, AMD / Radeon Advancements, Intel SDSi...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2021
Steam Beta Improves Its Vulkan Pre-Caching System,...   Valve   28 Sep 2021
Epic Games Announces Easy Anti-Cheat For Linux -...   Linux Gaming   23 Sep 2021
Valve Publishes New Steam Deck FAQ With A Few New...   Valve   22 Sep 2021
Mesa Merge Pending For Vulkan Ray-Tracing On Older AMD...   Mesa   22 Sep 2021
AMD + Valve Focusing On P-State / CPPC Driver With...   AMD   18 Sep 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Tackling Support For More Games   Mesa   13 Sep 2021
AMD Posts New "AMD-PSTATE" CPUFreq Driver...   AMD   09 Sep 2021
FUTEX2 Revised Again For Helping Steam Play But Will...   Linux Gaming   05 Sep 2021
Steam On Linux Continues Hovering Around The 1% Mark   Valve   02 Sep 2021
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Fixes Up Support For Another...   Mesa   31 Aug 2021
Zink Suballocator Lands In Mesa - "Over...   Mesa   17 Aug 2021
DXVK-Native Sees First Release For Easing...   Linux Gaming   11 Aug 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q3.4 Driver Fixes "Horrifically...   Radeon   11 Aug 2021
RADV Lands Fast Clear Improvements, Helping RDNA With...   Radeon   10 Aug 2021
DRM Lease Protocol Support Merged For Wayland For VR...   Wayland   07 Aug 2021
Many Interesting Talks On Deck For The X.Org...   X.Org   04 Aug 2021
AMD Hiring For Open-Source GPU Driver Work With...   Radeon   03 Aug 2021
AMD + Valve Working On New Linux CPU Performance...   AMD   02 Aug 2021
Steam Survey Shows Linux Marketshare Hitting 1.0%   Valve   01 Aug 2021
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2021
Steam Beta Brings New Downloads Page, Linux Container...   Valve   29 Jul 2021
Lavapipe Keeps Tacking On Features, LLVMpipe Lands New...   Mesa   29 Jul 2021
Steam Audio SDK 4.0 Released With Big Improvements   Valve   22 Jul 2021
Vulkan 1.2.185 Introduces Several New Extensions -...   Vulkan   20 Jul 2021
Valve Announces Steam Deck As Portable SteamOS + AMD...   Valve   15 Jul 2021
Steam Client Update Brings Numerous Linux Fixes, More...   Valve   13 Jul 2021
Zink Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.2 Over Vulkan   Mesa   09 Jul 2021
FUTEX2 Spun Up A Fifth Time For This Linux Interface...   Linux Kernel   09 Jul 2021
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To...   AMD   04 Jul 2021
Steam On Linux Still Tap Dancing Around 0.9%...   Linux Gaming   02 Jul 2021
Intel Crocus, Linux 5.13, Other Vendor Happenings Made...   Phoronix   30 Jun 2021
Mesa's Exciting Milestones So Far In 2021 From Zink To...   Mesa   27 Jun 2021
Proton 6.3-5 Released With A Number Of Improvements...   Linux Gaming   25 Jun 2021
Work-In-Progress RadeonSI+Nine Showing Big Performance...   Mesa   23 Jun 2021
Pending Patches Allow Direct3D 9 "Gallium...   Mesa   18 Jun 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Hits Another "Massively...   Mesa   16 Jun 2021
Steam Play's Proton Working To Further Lower Input...   Linux Gaming   06 Jun 2021
Phoronix Turns 17 Years Old, Covering The Linux...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Sees Reworked Shader Cache So It...   Mesa   01 Jun 2021
Windows vs. Linux, 5.13 Kernel, FreeBSD 13, Other May...   Free Software   01 Jun 2021
AMD Introduces FidelityFX Super Resolution, NVIDIA...   NVIDIA   01 Jun 2021
Experimental RADV Code Allows Vulkan Ray-Tracing On...   Radeon   31 May 2021
CS:GO Trust Factor Fixed For Linux Gamers With Mesa...   Valve   20 May 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Now "100%-1000%...   Mesa   18 May 2021
Mesa 21.x Seems To Muck Up Gamers' Trust Factor For...   Mesa   03 May 2021
Steam on Linux Gaming Marketshare Steady For April   Valve   02 May 2021
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New...   Phoronix   01 May 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Now Correctly Rendering......   Mesa   27 Apr 2021
Vulkan 1.2.177 Released To Help Graphics Translation...   Vulkan   26 Apr 2021
Proton 6.3-1 Released With More Windows Games Now...   Valve   01 Apr 2021
Linux 5.12 Corruption, GNOME 40, AMD Milan, Rust In...   Phoronix   01 Apr 2021
Zink OpenGL-Over-Vulkan Still Has ~200 Patches To...   Mesa   19 Mar 2021
Steam Adds Support For The Single-File Mesa Shader...   Valve   17 Mar 2021
Proton Experimental Updated, VKD3D-Proton Moving...   Valve   11 Mar 2021
Steam On Linux In February Still Residing Below 1%   Valve   02 Mar 2021
Mesa Lands New Single File Cache To Help Steam's...   Mesa   21 Feb 2021
Portal 2 Sees A Vulkan Renderer Added Via DXVK   Valve   19 Feb 2021
The Vulkan API Is Now Five Years Old And Enjoying...   Vulkan   16 Feb 2021
Zink Now Supports OpenGL 4.5 Over Vulkan With Mesa...   Mesa   11 Feb 2021
Proton 5.13-6 RC Continues With More Cyberpunk 2077...   Linux Gaming   09 Feb 2021
The FUTEX2 System Call Continues Working Its Way...   Linux Gaming   08 Feb 2021
Steam Linux Use Ticks Back Just Under 1% For Starting...   Valve   01 Feb 2021
Linux 5.11, Pyston, Wayland & Other January...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2021
Zink OpenGL On Vulkan Now Supports OpenGL 4.2 With...   Mesa   21 Jan 2021
Mesa 21.0 RadeonSI Will Run Counter-Strike: Global...   Mesa   11 Jan 2021
Valve Revises Steam's December 2020 Linux Marketshare...   Linux Gaming   03 Jan 2021
11 Features That Didn't Make It In 2020 For Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2021
Valve's Steam Data For December Points To A Huge Dip...   Valve   01 Jan 2021
Mesa Enjoyed A Record-Setting Year With Intel G3D...   Mesa   01 Jan 2021
Valve Continued Doing A Lot For Linux Gaming &...   Valve   30 Dec 2020
Vulkan 1.2.164 Released With Valve's Extension For...   Vulkan   07 Dec 2020
RadeonSI Finally Sees Experimental ACO Patches As...   Radeon   07 Dec 2020
Steam On Linux Marketshare Remained Flat For November   Valve   02 Dec 2020
AMD's Zen 3 + RDNA2 Products Dominated November Along...   Phoronix   01 Dec 2020
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Development Now Being Done On...   Radeon   28 Nov 2020
Valve Now Funding Blumenkrantz - Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan...   Mesa   23 Nov 2020
X11 Library Sees Lots Of Fixes With libX11 1.7 Release   X.Org   21 Nov 2020
Direct3D 12 Support For APITrace Pursued To Help...   Valve   18 Nov 2020
Linux App Summit 2020 Videos Now Available From...   Linux Events   14 Nov 2020
Proton 5.13-2 Released With A Variety Of Game Fixes,...   Linux Gaming   13 Nov 2020
SDL2 Adds Support For The Xbox Series X Controller   Linux Gaming   10 Nov 2020
Valve Is Working On Another Extension To Help In...   Valve   10 Nov 2020
SDL2 Adds Sony PlayStation 5 Controller Support   Linux Gaming   05 Nov 2020
Steam On Linux Ticks Lower For October 2020   Valve   02 Nov 2020
AMD, Kernel Advancements & Tiger Lake Captivated...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2020
Collabora's Work On Extending The Linux Kernel To...   Linux Gaming   28 Oct 2020
Open-Source RADV Vulkan Driver Is Seeing Work To Allow...   Mesa   19 Oct 2020
CodeWeavers Announces Rebrand With PortJump + ExecMode   WINE   13 Oct 2020
RADV's ACO Back-End Can Be A Massive Win For Vulkan...   Radeon   02 Oct 2020
Steam On Linux Ticks Closer To 1.0%, AMD CPUs Now...   Valve   02 Oct 2020
VKD3D 1.2 Is Ready To Offer Better Direct3D 12 To...   Vulkan   22 Sep 2020
RADV's "ACO" Shader Backend Still Pursuing...   Radeon   17 Sep 2020
Ray-Tracing Support For AMDGPU LLVM Back-End Lands For...   Radeon   16 Sep 2020
Gamescope Continues Advancing As Wayland/Vulkan...   Valve   16 Sep 2020
LZHAM + Crunch Now Placed Under The Public Domain   Programming   16 Sep 2020
Mesa Refactors Disk Cache - Working Towards Windows...   Mesa   11 Sep 2020
Steam On Linux Is Ending Summer 2020 At Just Under...   Valve   02 Sep 2020