Steam on Ubuntu could hurt gaming on Linux

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So seeing a big company like Valve throw resources into the Linux software world is a big win for all of us. Here’s the problem: The Steam store is not coming to Linux in general.

It is coming, specifically, to Ubuntu. But that’s not the problem. I have no issue with Valve only supporting one Distro at launch. The problem is that Ubuntu already has a software and game store – the Ubuntu Software Center (or “Software Centre” for you crazy kids on the other side of the pond).

Now, I’m not opposed to some healthy competition.

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