Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Feb 2013 20:21 UTC
Games "Valve today announced the release of its Steam for Linux client. In celebration of the release, over 50 Linux titles are now 50-75% off until Thursday, February 21st at 10 AM PST. The Steam client is now available to download for free from the Ubuntu Software Center. Ubuntu is the most popular distribution of Linux used by millions of people globally and known for its well-designed, easy-to-use customer experience." The beginning of the Steambox. We're on the cusp of a sea change in the gaming world.
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Rejoice We Will
by porcel on Fri 15th Feb 2013 13:57 UTC
porcel
Member since:
2006-01-28

So many for so long have said that watershed events like this would never happen, yet here we are.

"Gaming in Linux was a non-starter, the graphics stack is not up to par" blah, blah, blah.

Kudos to everyone who has made it possible for me to enjoy this amazing KDE desktop on top of a free software ecosystem (GNU Userland and Linux Kernel).

It just keeps getting better and better.

My gratitude goes out to everyone in the floss ecosystem who has ever devoted time to helping a newbie find his way around, wrote documentation, translated an app or wrote code.

If it were not for them, we would not have the ground to build on that it is now making it possible to reach out so far in terms of platforms.

I will say it again with an even bigger smile: it just keeps getting better and better.

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RE: Rejoice We Will
by lucas_maximus on Mon 18th Feb 2013 21:10 in reply to "Rejoice We Will"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

http://www.osnews.com/comments/26785#552844

And so it begins .. infinite breakage.

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