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RE: Steam: Possible Linux Client in the future? Continued

Posted 05-12-2010 at 04:51 PM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)

Steam for OS X has arrived (with Portal being the only Source game available atm). And still no official word from Valve concerning a possible Linux port of Steam and Source.

However, that does not stop phoronix and other online news sites from reporting that Valve has confirmed a Linux client (without a source).

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ement&num=1%22

Whatever happened to proper journalism? Where they...
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RE: Steam: Possible Linux Client in the future?

Posted 04-22-2010 at 06:53 PM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)
Updated 04-26-2010 at 12:04 PM by Seph64

Few months back, I posted a blog post concerning Steam and Linux.

Now with the Closed Steam for Mac beta underway, people have noticed that in the same script that launches Steam in OSX has Linux entries.

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...m_linux_script

This implies Valve is porting Steam to Linux.

To make things more interesting, there's references to linux steam client files on steampowered.com

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Steam: Possible Linux Client in the future?

Posted 03-12-2010 at 05:37 PM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)
Updated 03-26-2010 at 10:44 AM by Seph64

With Valve Software announcing that Steam and their games based on the Source engine are coming to Mac OSX, I started wondering if they will throw us Linux nerds a bone?

For one thing, a lot of the leg work would have already been done. As in, porting the games Graphics interface from DirectX to OpenGL.

And it seems that there's quite a few (but still small number of) people on the official Steampowered Users Forums who would love to see a Linux version of Steam and...
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