Linked by Debjit on Mon 23rd Aug 2010 21:16 UTC
Games A rumor has been going around for about four months now that Valve is coming out with a Linux version of Steam and had a lot of people in the Linux community very excited. However Valve have officially killed the rumor. And it is not what people wants to hear - there is no Linux version of Steam in development.
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Well this goes in the 'duh' category
by Icaria on Tue 24th Aug 2010 08:49 UTC
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The formal announcement made by phoronix could never be verified, as the only source they were willing to provide was another site that was explicitly reporting on the rumours in earlier phoronix articles, along with the Mac announcement. It was bunk from day one, as anyone who did any cursory fact checking would have known.

There obviously are some barely functional builds of the steam client for *nix but that in no way ensures that Valve have any intention of releasing it, let alone making it production-ready.

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