Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Apr 2010 22:53 UTC
Games Yesterday Phoronix showed proof of Steam's Linux client existence via its Mac OS X launcher that is currently in closed beta, then this morning they showed further signs of Linux support. Since 2008 it was known that Steam and the Source Engine would come to Linux. As an update, they even pointed out the download link for the Steam Linux binary from their store.
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RE[3]: DirectX Games
by DrillSgt on Fri 23rd Apr 2010 02:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: DirectX Games"
DrillSgt
Member since:
2005-12-02

I deleted my Windows partition recently and gave up two games (UT3 and Quake 4), even though I don't know if they're available or not. In any case, I'd rather support Linux to get more games since that's a big factor in keeping Windows desirable.


Both UT3 and Quake 4 have native Linux binaries. In fact, the Linux installer is on the UT3 CD set, the last CD if I remember correctly.

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RE[4]: DirectX Games
by ZacharyM on Fri 23rd Apr 2010 12:36 in reply to "RE[3]: DirectX Games"
ZacharyM Member since:
2007-05-28

You are correct in stating that Quake 4 is available for Linux, but UT3 although had been working under Linux was not released due to http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=11496">legal .

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RE[5]: DirectX Games
by DrillSgt on Fri 23rd Apr 2010 15:04 in reply to "RE[4]: DirectX Games"
DrillSgt Member since:
2005-12-02

You are correct in stating that Quake 4 is available for Linux, but UT3 although had been working under Linux was not released due to legal reasons.


Oops, my bad. The CD set I was thinking of was UT 2K3. That one has the installer.

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