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Steam for Linux beta expanded to 5,000 more

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polygon.com: Valve is expanding its Linux for Steam beta by inviting 5,000 more testers before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend kicks in, the company announced today.

One Year Later, Open-Source Doom 3 Is Moving Slowly

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phoronix.com: While this week marks one year since the Doom 3 (id Tech 4) game engine was open-sourced under the GPL, there still isn't too much adoption by open-source game developers.

Learn to Play Guitar on Linux with Nootka

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  • Learn to Play Guitar on Linux with Nootka 0.8.4 RC1
  • Egosoft Porting X Series Game To Linux
  • The Best Driving Games and Car Games on Linux
  • The Critter Chronicles, a Beautiful Adventure Game, Out on Linux in December
  • Indie Game Oniken Gets A GNU/Linux Version
  • System76 Launch 17″ Ubuntu Gaming Laptop, Dub it ‘Worlds Fastest’

A Tour of Linux Gaming

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beginlinux.com: There are thousands of games for Linux, but where to start? I started as someone new to Linux might – I fired up the Ubuntu Software Centre and looked for some well-rated games to try on the list.

Valve's Steam License Causes Linux Packaging Concerns

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phoronix.com: An Arch Linux developer is concerned about the re-packaged Steam Linux binary being there without the explicit consent of Valve.

Steam First Hands On

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  • Steam First Hands On | LAS | s24e05
  • Valve Is Working On A New Game Engine
  • More Steam Linux Games to Pick Up

Lots Of Linux Users Perma-Banned In Diablo 3...Again

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cinemablend.com: Starting to see a pattern here, folks? Additional bans have gone out and this time a Linux web portal is getting involved since none of the Linux users are getting help from Blizzard.

Absolutely Amazing Ubuntu Alternatives

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  • Absolutely Amazing Ubuntu Alternatives
  • Linux Foundation Sponsors Now Includes Microsoft?
  • Made in Hong Kong: Linux rising in China?
  • Big-time gaming coming to Linux
  • Steam Closed Beta Finally Launches On Linux
  • Mozilla Foundation to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle Up with the IRS
  • HP ponies up bigger bucks for Linux Foundation
  • OLinuXino A13: A tiny open source computer for under $60
  • KDE 'annoys the hell out of' Linus Torvalds
  • Fighting with Spam in Linux
  • The time is right for an open source Ubuntu tablet OS
  • NVIDIA gets a little help from Valve with Drivers
  • Valve Engineer Drew Bliss Explains Why They Favor Linux Over Windows
  • Open Source Ubuntu OS Makes Strides in Emerging Markets

Is Valve Planning A Linux-based gaming console?

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davestechsupport.com: Recently, Valve made an announcement that it will be porting Steam to Linux (with official support for Ubuntu Linux in particular) and is entering the Beta Testing phase as I write this. I believe Valve’s long term goal is to use Ubuntu as the basis for a new console system, similar to the Xbox.

Force: Leashed - GPL First-Person Gravity

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  • Force: Leashed - GPL First-Person Gravity Not-Like-Portal
  • Steam’s Linux beta will include Portal, Team Fortress 2, and Serious Sam 3
  • Half Life 3 Will Have Linux Support When They Actually Make It
  • Blizzard Caught In A Lie: Support Says They Didn't Test Diablo 3 For Linux Exploits
  • Valve Talks Linux Gaming At The Ubuntu Summit
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