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Gabe Talks More About Valve's Next-Gen Linux Console

The Video Game Awards happened on Friday night in California. During the event, Gabe Newell of Valve commented a bit more on their next-generation console / living room PC plans. To no surprise, Linux plays a big role.

9 December 2012 - Valve Console - 75 Comments
Valve's Linux Beta Is Ramping Up

Valve is adding more individuals to its select group of beta participants on a regular basis. So far things are going well for the Valve Linux beta.

17 November 2012 - Valve Linux - 8 Comments
Valve's Steam License Causes Linux Packaging Concerns

Valve's initial roll-out of their Steam client for Linux is all centered around Ubuntu. With Ubuntu having the largest market-share on the Linux desktop, Valve is focusing upon proper Ubuntu support as their first priority. In the days that the Ubuntu/Debian package has been available of the Steam Linux Beta, it's already been reported to work on other Linux distributions. Some Linux distributions have also begun to package the Steam Linux binary for their own platforms, but now there's some concerns about doing this, at least from the Arch Linux camp.

15 November 2012 - Concerns - 37 Comments
The Steam Linux Beta Begins...

Finally... After talking much about Steam on Linux at Phoronix over the years and many people that have doubted the earlier Phoronix exclusives, Valve is rolling out the Steam Linux Beta today!

6 November 2012 - Valve - 144 Comments
Watch Intel Running Valve's L4D2 On Mesa Driver

The GStreamer Conference 2012 videos have been uploaded for those that weren't out at this technical event recently in San Diego. The Intel Linux presentation is arguably the most interesting talk.

13 September 2012 - GStreamer Videos - 19 Comments
Valve's Full Linux Push Talked About For February

Valve is expected to have the initial Steam Linux client available in the near future along with the Left 4 Dead 2 game in some form of beta, but a full-blown Linux push by Valve Software might not happen until around February.

1 September 2012 - February 2013 - 41 Comments
Intel Makes More Driver Improvements For Valve's L4D2

Developers at Intel's Open-Source Technology Center have made more improvements to their open-source Linux graphics driver to benefit Valve's upcoming release of their Left 4 Dead 2 game that's powered by the Source Engine natively on Linux.

26 August 2012 - Source Engine - 18 Comments

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