You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!
Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive. This ensures we have no timed articles and no paywalls. Just good, fresh content! Alternatively, you can support us on Paypal and Liberapay!
Another Steam Client Beta has released, one of the important fixes here is that the DualShock 4 gamepads should now work with recent Kernel versions.

Here's what's changed:
  • Fixed Launchers in Steam games not using the Desktop Configuration

  • Fixed a bug with controller configuration conversion from one controller type to another where some modes such as DPad wouldn’t be active after conversion.

  • Added support for the Desktop Configurator for when a game asks for the Configurator but the user has disabled the overlay or Big Picture overlay.

  • Fixed bug with On-screen Keyboard in Big Picture Mode’s web browser losing input.

  • Fix handling of XDG_DATA_DIRS and .desktop files with command-line arguments when adding non-steam games to your library.

  • Fixed game support for DualShock 4 controllers when using recent kernels.


A pretty small update, but good to have such issues fixed as I saw a few people complaining about the DS4 recently.

The point about the Desktop Configurator sounds interesting, but I'm not exactly sure what they mean by it. I have yet to see any game bring up Steam's own configuration tool for gamepads when editing any gamepad settings in-game. If anyone can shed some light on that, leave a comment.
7 Likes, Who?
Comments
Page: «3/3
  Go to:

Darkdisorder78 21 August 2017 at 5:35 pm UTC
All I know is that Valve was not ready to ship Steam OS. It is still not ready for a mass audience. It's a bit sad to see. It's very much unfinished like Android TV.
Cyba.Cowboy 26 October 2017 at 10:22 pm UTC
Darkdisorder78All I know is that Valve was not ready to ship Steam OS. It is still not ready for a mass audience. It's a bit sad to see. It's very much unfinished like Android TV.

Ugh, Android TV.

I just bought a smart television running Android TV a couple of months ago, and not a day goes by when I don't regret it.. Absolute pile of rubbish.
  Go to:
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon or Liberapay. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

We also accept Paypal donations and subscriptions! If you already are, thank you!

Due to spam you need to Register and Login to comment.


Or login with...

Livestreams & Videos
Official Livestreams
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel continued again
  • Date:
Community Livestreams
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Forum Posts
Facebook