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It has taken longer than most anyone would have anticipated, but the fact remains that Valve is in fact creating a native Linux port of their Steam game distribution client and of the Source Engine to run natively on Linux. Phoronix broke this story, i.e. in 2010 when announcing Valve's officially releasing Steam and the Source Engine for Linux. Unfortunately, it has taken longer for a variety of reasons, which led some gamers to think this was some Phoronix joke or that the information was inaccurate. It was not. Valve's Linux work is finally soon to see the light of day in what will more than likely be the coming months.

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Now I know Phoronix has failed us in the past, but this comes directly from Valve. Valve apparently has a Steam client in the works and a working Left 4 Dead port. However, take it with a grain of salt. It still seems like it is a side project to me, and there is a posibility it won't see the light of day.
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