Steam Is Now Available In Flatpak Form
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 18 June 2017 at 08:03 AM EDT. 31 Comments
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For those looking to run Steam in a more isolated/sandboxed environment, Valve's game distribution service can now be easily run in a Flatpak environment.

There's been a few different groups investigating Steam in a Flatpak or Snappy environment while this morning Steam appeared on Flathub. Flathub is a build and distribution service around Flatpak.

A reader tipped us off to com.valvesoftware.Steam being added to Flathub. Its JSON file is what's interesting if you are curious about what the package allows for Steam, etc.
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