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Steam's hardware survey now shows many distros

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gamingonlinux.com: So the Steam Hardware Survey got updated again, this time they are now including lots of Linux distro's so we can see just how popular they are!

GameMaker engine opens for Linux development

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develop-online.net: GameMaker: Studio, the cross-platform game engine that is popular among indies and widely used in educational institutes, now supports publishing to Linux via Ubuntu Export.

Piston 'Steam Box' maker breaks from Valve's vision of a Linux-powered system

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polygon.com: Valve's decision to break away from their work with Xi3 and their modular "Piston" computer won't impact the Xi3 Piston or how it works, the computer maker said today in a prepared statement.

Steam On Linux Adoption Gaining, Overtaking Mac OS

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hothardware.com: A lot of things happen at the start of each month, and one of those that I look most forward to is being able to check out the updated hardware survey at Steam.

FlightGear review

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  • FlightGear review - Pilots needed, do apply
  • FlightGear 2.10 gets more realistic

Top 10 Best Games on Steam for Linux So Far

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softpedia.com: Steam for Linux has already garnered quite a few interesting games, but some of them will stand out due to their quality. We compiled a list of the most interesting titles that are working right now and have the most potential.

Steam for Linux arrives, celebrates with sale

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csmonitor.com: Valve announced today that Steam is now available for the open-source operating system Linux. To celebrate the release, Valve kicked off a week-long sale on 50 available Linux games.

Is 2013, the year of Linux gaming?

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pcauthority.com.au: Could Linux end up the default OS for gaming on the PC - it's more possible than you think...

Supporting Linux isn't worth the hassle

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  • Carmack: Supporting Linux isn't worth the hassle
  • Gemini Rue developer seeking Linux beta testers
  • Carmack would be stunned by mainstream Linux gaming support
  • Counter-Strike: Source Is Now Available on Steam
  • Shank 2 and Psychonauts Available on Steam
  • See you soon Cyber-Cowboy…

id Software Hits Linux Gamers with a Wine Bat

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  • id Software Hits Linux Gamers with a Wine Bat
  • Steam games in Slackware
  • Behold! The Game-Make-inator!
  • Unvanquished Alpha 12 Brings Lots Of Churn
  • Wargame: European Escalation Coming Soon
  • Hairy Tales may be ported to Linux
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