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For those that have doubted the exclusive Phoronix claims for quite a while now that the Steam client and Source Engine are in fact being ported to Linux, the doubts can be nearly laid to rest. Even I began to wonder how long it would take before the clients for their popular games would be publicly released under Linux. However, after confirming the information perhaps a bit too soon, their level of Linux interest is much more clear after spending a day at their offices. A meeting topped off the day with Gabe Newell regarding Linux where he sounded more like a Linux saint than an ex-Microsoft employee. Valve does have some great plans for Linux beyond just shipping the client versions of Steam and their popular games on the Source Engine.

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Stop teasing us! xD
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Still excited. And still one step closer to turning my back on Windows.
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I don't use Linux, but this is something I really, really want to see.

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I also want to see Adobe making photoshop for Linux... No extra software just straight on the box "Photoshop for Linux"

Linux is an awesome laptop OS and that would make gaming on a laptop so much enjoyable. (Not a fan of Windows/Mac) on a laptop.
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This is great. If Steam does well on Linux, that's an incentive for companies like Adobe to start porting commercial applications to the platform. We might finally see some serious video editors and such.
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Oh wow.

If this happens, I think I can then move from Windows! I hate Wine!
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Still excited. And still one step closer to turning my back on Windows.

there's allot of steps left
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there's allot of steps left

o rly?
    
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there's allot of steps left
If you're referring to learning Linux, I can use it. Really my only thing keeping me attached is gaming. And if Steam and a few select games go to Linux then I'm gone for good lol
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