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Linux's Brilliant New Gaming Career

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Not so very long ago, gaming was held up as one of the big obstacles keeping PC users off of Linux and on Windows instead.

Then, back in April, Valve announced that it was bringing its popular Steam gaming platform to Linux.

A few short months later, Valve cofounder Gabe Newell decried Windows 8 as a "catastrophe" that's driving his own company to Linux.

'The New Gaming OS?'

Fast forward to today, and it's becoming increasingly commonplace to see headlines like, "Valve cranks up Linux gaming, makes it faster than Windows" and "Will Windows 8 make Linux the new gaming OS?"

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