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No specific date was given.

But, today, a request from Canonical’s Bryce H. to Ubuntu developers has offered up a more definite time-frame – one that seems to be happening this week.

He wrote in his request:

“Could an archive or SRU admin accept nvidia-common and jockey from the upload queue?

These are needed for the Valve Steam release that happens in a few days.”

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valve time is changing!! HL3 before christmas xD but this is cool none the less. though i dont use linux.
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Wait, so any steam game can be accessed in linux?
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Wait, so any steam game can be accessed in linux?
Only ported Linux games.
The 1000~ person beta test will consist of L4D2 only for now.
TF2, CS, Dota 2, etc are very likely to arrive next year.
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bring it on
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My body is ready
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HOLY CRAAAAAAAAAPPP!!!! Do want. This is huge, I just hope few days doesn't equal 65 days.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil Penguin View Post

Only ported Linux games.
The 1000~ person beta test will consist of L4D2 only for now.
TF2, CS, Dota 2, etc are very likely to arrive next year.

Oh.. so why is this a big deal?

I know, progression and all but the hype seems to be large for a) a 1000 beta and b) only a few games at best
Not trying to be a downer, i just dont get it
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