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Linux was "in development" long before there was even rumors for Mac.

Considering how Valve work, those development builds could have just been one guys work on a lazy Friday afternoon or three. They've got games working natively already which would be the hard bit.
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He's talked a lot lately it seems. I plan to set up a Linux box at home for my parents while home this summer and I'd definitely be installing Steam if it comes.
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I just wondering Steam team use the ubuntu os? if not, what the version of Linux OS they using ?
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I just wondering Steam team use the ubuntu os? if not, what the version of Linux OS they using ?

The screen of them running Left 4 Dead is on Ubuntu.
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I don't really care about Source unless its Half-Life 2, but Steam on Linux will promote other devs to support Linux too. Origin is going down smile.gif
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Yes! This is the last thing holding me back from dropping W7 to linux favor for daily use. Hurry up Valve! (But take you're time also, we don't want problems)
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So are they going to make all the games functional on Linux then? Or would it only be source engine based games?

Anyways here is my reaction since I've been waiting for this for quite some time..

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post #58 of 84
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So are they going to make all the games functional on Linux then? Or would it only be source engine based games?
Anyways here is my reaction since I've been waiting for this for quite some time..

Most likely their own source engine games to start. But it won't take long for others to hopefully follow them.
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Most likely their own source engine games to start. But it won't take long for others to hopefully follow them.

Hopefully. I want to be done with windows for good
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Can we have that in writing?

I second the motion.
 
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