Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Oct 2012 23:34 UTC
Games I'm not 100% sure this is actually word-for-word, but alas. "In a presentation at Ubuntu Developer Summit currently going on in Denmark, Drew Bliss from Valve said that Linux is more viable than Windows 8 for gaming. Windows 8 ships with its own app store and it is moving away from an open platform model." I feel like a broken record by now but here we go again: keep an eye on Valve, even if you're not into games. This is the company pushing NVIDIA and AMD to improve their Linux support, with enough clout and name to actually get stuff done. Valve doesn't mess around.
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RE[2]: Interesting
by Morgan on Tue 30th Oct 2012 02:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Interesting"
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On that note, I also think it would be very hardware-restrictive. I could see a possible collaboration between Valve and Dell with a ValveOS-based Alienware box. But even that is pushing the limits, as it would be prohibitively expensive compared to whatever consoles are released by Microsoft and Sony next generation.

Still, I'd be tempted to buy one...

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