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Valve Has Announced The First 12 Manufacturers Of Steam Machines

Hello Linux Geeksters. A while ago, Valve has announced the first 12 partners that have created or intend to create Steam Machines, gaming consoles running on SteamOS, which will be presented at the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

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SteamOS Has Been Updated Yet Again

What’s new: The second SteamOS 1.0 Beta ISO image has been released, coming with bug-fixes and updates. Among others, it comes with Mesa 10.0.1, the driver for Intel Graphics, a kernel patch with support for KMS, OpenGL 3.3, 3D pass-through

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A Non-UEFI SteamOS Image Has Been Developed By The Community

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve has released the first Beta version of SteamOS last week. It requires UEFI support, Intel or AMD 64-bit processor, 4GB or more memory, 500GB or larger disk and NVIDIA, AMD or Intel

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The Steam Controller Has Support For Other Linux Systems, As Well

Hello Linux Geeksters. It looks like Valve’s Steam Controller will work well on other Linux systems as well, not just the SteamOS, needing only the Human Interface Device (HID) driver loaded in the Linux kernel and not a specific kernel

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SteamOS 1.0, Based On Debian 7.1 Wheezy Has Been Officially Released

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve has released their first beta version of SteamOS 1.0 “Alchemist”, based on Debian Wheezy. While Debian Wheezy does not use up to date packages from stability reasons, SteamOS 1.0 back-ports fresh Nvidia

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Piixl Is Creating A SteamOS-Based Gaming Computer Called Jetpack

Hello Linux Gamers. Piixl, a non-Valve British computer manufacturer has created Jetpack, a gaming computer that uses SteamOS as default, but has support for both Linux and Windows. They have been working with Valve to specially optimize the SteamOS system

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Valve Has Officially Joined The Linux Foundation

Hello Linux Geeksters. Valve has officially joined The Linux Foundation. This decision is quite logical, since Valve has made gaming on Linux possible, via its Steam client. From the official announcement: “Joining the Linux Foundation is one of many ways

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Joe Danger And Joe Danger 2 Will Be Available For Linux And SteamOS In 2014

Hello Linux Gamers. Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2: The movie, which were initially launched for PlayStation 3 will be officially available for SteamOS. The two games will be specially optimized to work on Steam. Also, Joe Danger 2 comes

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iBuyPower Will Release Their Own Steam Machines With AMD CPUs And ATI GPUs

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, 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

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Linus Torvalds Talks About Valve’s SteamOS At LinuxCon

Hello Linux Geeksters.  Asked about Valve’s SteamOS, this is what Linus Torvalds, the Linux godfather said at LinuxCon: Valve’s Steam for Linux is the best opportunity to help the Linux desktop, he said. They’ll do this by setting a standard

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