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I switched to Xubuntu from Arch mostly because of what Valve is doing for that platform. The future is bright, my friends! At least for Ubuntu gamers. redface.gif
post #52 of 62
Given the close links with ubuntu do you think steam will work with linux mint kde?
post #53 of 62
This is AWESOME news.

I can't wait to carve out some time and try them.
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Given the close links with ubuntu do you think steam will work with linux mint kde?

I don't see why it wouldn't.
post #55 of 62
Steam will probably be released as a universal deb, or at least released on Ubuntu.
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Correct. They specifically quote Ubuntu.
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Steam for Linux limited beta has arrived!
posted by Frank @ 03:01PM on November 06, 2012
The Valve Linux team is proud to announce the launch of a limited access beta for its new Steam for Linux client.
The Steam for Linux Beta client supports the free-to-play game Team Fortress 2. Approximately two dozen additional Steam titles are now also available for play on Ubuntu. Additionally, the Steam for Linux Beta client includes Big Picture, the mode of Steam designed for use with a TV and controller, also currently in beta.

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post #57 of 62
Very cool!

Now all I ask is that devs start to think about Linux and we can start to shift away from MS's monopoly in gaming.
   
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Looks like Valve's move to Linux is gaining Steam (pun intended).
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Very cool!
Now all I ask is that devs start to think about Linux and we can start to shift away from MS's monopoly in gaming.

This times 1000!!!!
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That'll shut up Linus for awhile tongue.gif

No it won't. They still haven't open sourced their Linux drivers.
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