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How To Install The SteamOS Session On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

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 Has Updated Both The Stable And Beta Images Of SteamOS

Hello Linux Geeksters. Both the SteamOS stable and beta versions have been updated by Valve. First, the new features are implemented in the beta versions and it gets imported to the stable images, after enough tests have been performed. Now,

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Stephenson’s Rocket (Ye Olde SteamOSe) Is Still Better Then Valve’s SteamOS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Stephenson’s Rocket (also known as Ye Olde SteamOSe) is a modified SteamOS installer that has support for both new and old hardware, unlike Valve’s SteamOS. While the first SteamOS image lacked a lot

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Watch A Video Presentation Of Valve’s Updated Steam Controller

Hello Linux Geeksters. As a reminder, Valve has recently presented their new Steam Controller at the GDC (Game Developers Conference) 2014, which does not have a touchscreen anymore, but comes with new buttons, a home button with the Steam logo

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SteamOS Is Officially A Debian Fork, And Not Only A Debian Based System

Hello Linux Geeksters. Valve has recently changed the description of SteamOS in their FAQ, from “Debian based” to “a Debian fork”. While the initial SteamOS version, called Alchemist was built on Debian 7.1 Wheezy, the Steam developers have implemented a

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SteamOS Beta Got Support For The Latest AMD Drivers

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, there are two branches for SteamOS, stable and beta. The new features are included in the beta version and after enough tests are peformed, the enhancements get to the stable SteamOS version. Among

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SteamOS Beta Has Received The Debian 7.4 Fixes

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Debian 7.4 “Wheezy” has been released a few days ago. Also worth mentioning, SteamOS is available in two versions, a stable one and a Beta one, the Beta version receiving all the changes

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The Ubuntu Developers Got Free Access To All The Steam Games Playable Via Steam On Linux

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may remember, a while ago, Valve has facilitated all the Debian developers to have free access to all their Steam games. Now, the official Ubuntu developers benefit from the same treatment. For more information, see

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Valve Is Creating Their Own Music Service For SteamOS, Called Steam Music

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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According To The Steam Hardware Survey On January, The Usage Of Steam For Linux Has Shrinked In The First Month Of 2014

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Valve has recently published the results of Steam Hardware Survey of January . As you can see for yourself, the only platforms that have seen a grow of usage are: Windows 8.1 both

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