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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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Sabayon 14.01 Enables The Users To Install The Steam Big Picture Mode Directly From The Bootloader

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may remember, Fabio Erculiani (Ixnay), the Sabayon director, has released Sabayon 13.10 Steambox Edition, after the immediate announcement of SteamOS, Valve’s new Linux gaming system. A while ago, Ixnay has announced the release of Sabayon

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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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Update Your SteamOS System Via The Alchemist Beta Repository

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve has released the first Beta version of SteamOS last week. Now, the Steam developers have also created the alchemist_beta repository, enabling all the SteamOS users to easily upgrade their system. For now,

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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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The First SteamOS Image Will Be Released On The 13th Of December

Hello Linux Geeksters. At the beginning of October, Valve has announced that 300 beta units of the Steam Machines will be sent to some lucky gamers, to enable them to perform some tests (play hard) and send feedback. Yesterday, Valve

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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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