SteamOS Will Be A Gaming Linux System Only, Focusing On Steam Running In The Big Picture Mode

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve has announced that their SteamOS will not be an Ubuntu derivate, a while ago.

Now, new information has been leaked to the press. It looks like SteamOS will not have a file manager or a image view aplication or any other basic things, it will just be optimized for gaming via Steam, in the Big Picture Mode.

SteamOS Will Be A Gaming Linux System Only, Focusing On Steam Running In The Big Picture Mode

For those who don’t know yet, Valve has initiated some ambitions projects: the SteamOS, a Linux operating system optimized for gaming, the Steam Machine, a gaming colsole that will run with SteamOS and the Steam Controller, a game controller specially designed for SteamOS and the Steam Machine. A demo video of the Steam Controller can be found here.

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