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The SteamOS Alchemist (Beta) Now Uses Kernel 3.10 And Comes With Mesa 10.0.0.1

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve, now a member of The Linux Foundation, 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

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SteamOS Alchemist Beta Includes The Latest GPU Drivers: NVIDIA 337.19, AMD 14.10.1006 And Intel Mesa 10.1.6+

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve, now a member of The Linux Foundation, 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

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How To Install The SteamOS Session On Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04 And Other Ubuntu 14.04 Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, SteamOS is an open-source Debian Wheezy fork created by Valve, which gets gaming optimizations very often. Unlike Debian 7, it uses the Xcompmgr graphics compositor, a personalized version of GNOME 3.14 as the

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Valve Is Developing A Portable Gaming Console, Named SteamBoy

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve, now a member of The Linux Foundation, 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

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How To Install Pipelight 0.2.7 On Debian Wheezy, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid And SteamOS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Pipelight is a browser plugin which enables the use of Microsoft’s close-source Silverlight, in order to have access at video streaming services, like Netflix, for example. Pipelight needs both a Linux library and a Windows file called pluginloader.exe, that

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SteamOS Has Received Support For Third Party Controllers

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve, now a member of The Linux Foundation, 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

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The Latest Steam Client Has Received Both Big Picture Mode And Ubuntu 14.04 Fixes

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may already know, Valve has updated the Steam Client Beta yet again, bringing improvements for the Big Picture Mode and fixes for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.  Changes and improvements, from the official announcement: Fix a

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SteamOS Is Now Based On Debian 7.5 Wheezy

Hello Linux Geeksters. SteamOS Update 105 has been recently released, using Debian Wheezy 7.5 as a base kit for the packages, receiving updates for the base-files, debian-installer, lcms2, libquvi-scripts, libsoup2.4, libxml2, samba, and dpkg packages packages. Also, AMD Catalytat 14.4

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The Valve-Sponsored Mesa Patches Make Dota 2 And CS:GO Start A Lot Faster On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. For those who don’t know yet, Valve, a member of The Linux Foundation, has initiated some ambitions projects: the SteamOS, a Linux operating system optimized for gaming, the Steam Machine, a gaming colsole that will run with

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The Steam Client Has Received Optimizations For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Hello Linux Geeksters. A new stable version of the Steam Client for Linux has been released a while ago (after a few development versions), getting a lot of optimizations for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (and Linux Mint 17 Qiana) and

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