While Valve continue ignoring SteamOS for now, GamerOS continues to mature the big-screen Linux experience with another big release available to download now.
It's a genuinely good Linux distribution if you want a console-like experience. Giving you the Steam Big Picture mode, along with their Steam Buddy tool that allows you to install from other sources. GamerOS 24 upgrades some of the main components of Linux including Kernel 5.11.16, Mesa drivers 21.0.3, NVIDIA 465.27 along with upgrades to their compositor, their Steam Tweaks tool and their Steam Buddy tool.
What else is new:
- Non-Steam shortcuts now support tags, favorites, and can appear in the recent section
- Added Proton 6.5-GE-2
- Improved reliability of automatic updates
- Check for system updates daily in addition to at boot time
- Fix for SteamVR app popping up constantly when playing VR games
- Automatic screen orientation adjustment for some handheld devices
- Added support for 1440p screen resolution
For existing users, no extra work needed as it should auto update for you. New users can download from the official site.