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    Default New Steam Linux Client Beta Released

    Phoronix: New Steam Linux Client Beta Released

    Valve released this week a new beta version of their Linux Steam client...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTM1ODc

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    How about getting flash to work to view video previews of games? Or just getting rid of the flash requirement altogether?

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    Quote Originally Posted by molecule-eye View Post
    How about getting flash to work to view video previews of games? Or just getting rid of the flash requirement altogether?
    That already works on my machine (Arch Linux). Just make sure you the have 32bit Flashplugin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F i L View Post
    That already works on my machine (Arch Linux). Just make sure you the have 32bit Flashplugin.
    Aha, so the "problem" is that the steam client is 32-bit. Is that how it's going to be when they roll out their steambox?

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    On the steam for linux forums you can also find a solution.

    Some guy who said he was bored made it.

    http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410...8451629025044/

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    Quote Originally Posted by molecule-eye View Post
    Aha, so the "problem" is that the steam client is 32-bit. Is that how it's going to be when they roll out their steambox?
    There isn't really any reason for Steam to be 64 bit, other than "nativeness". Especially now with multiarch. It would be nice if they dumped flash, though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by molecule-eye View Post
    How about getting flash to work to view video previews of games? Or just getting rid of the flash requirement altogether?
    http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/how-t...work-with.html

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