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Seems Valve do intend to go back to SteamOS at some point

By Liam Dawe,
SteamOS, the Valve-made Linux distribution that was originally for the failed Steam Machine initiative has gradually vanished into the sidelines but it seems it won't be forever.

Valve give a little more info on what 'Gamescope' actually does for Linux gaming

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, a Valve developer revived steamcompmgr (the SteamOS compositing and window manager) and renamed it to Gamescope. After writing about it yesterday here on GOL, they've now given some more info on what it actually does.

Valve continue working behind the scenes for Linux gaming with 'Gamescope'

By Liam Dawe,
Valve are definitely up to something. For a little while, Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais has been tweaking steamcompmgr, the SteamOS session compositing window manager.

SteamOS had another beta update recently, new Steam Play Proton version 4.2-4 is out

By Liam Dawe,
Two bits of Valve news to cover tonight: SteamOS gains a new beta version and it looks like Steam Play Proton will be getting an update soon. Updated: Steam Play 4.2-4 is out.

SteamOS is alive with a new beta and updated drivers, also a new Steam Client Beta is out

By Liam Dawe,
Valve haven't given up on their home-grown Linux distribution yet, with SteamOS seeing another beta update. Additionally, there's another Steam Beta Client update about.

SteamOS got updated recently, previous beta promoted to stable with a new beta for security fixes

By Liam Dawe,
SteamOS, Valve's Linux distribution aimed at a more console-like big TV experience actually saw some small updates recently.

How to enable Steam Play (Proton) directly in SteamOS

By The_Linux_Gooroo,
How-To: Enable Valve's Proton Compatibility Tool in SteamOS, since the option isn't actually included directly in SteamOS yet.

Valve have hired another developer to upstream SteamOS driver changes, including Xbox One S rumble support

By Liam Dawe,
Valve's Pierre-Loup Griffais announced on Twitter that they've hired Andrey Smirnov to help them get some SteamOS changes upstream into the main Linux Kernel.

A new SteamOS beta is out with GPU driver updates and a fresh Linux kernel

By Liam Dawe,
Not to be confused with the upcoming SteamOS 3.0, this beta update is for the current 'Brewmaster' release.

Looks like SteamOS 3.0 is on the way codenamed Clockwerk

By Liam Dawe,
This is a little exciting! It seems Valve are pushing ahead with some major updates to SteamOS with SteamOS 3.0.

SteamOS has a minor update to test the waters before a bigger update

By Liam Dawe,
Really good to see this. SteamOS had a small update recently, which is testing the waters towards a bigger update.

Valve are easing up on what content is allowed on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
In an interesting blog post written up today, Valve's Erik Johnson has said how Valve will be relaxing their rules for what will be acceptable on Steam.

Traditional RTS 'Zero-K' released on Steam, without a Linux build due to an issue on SteamOS

By Liam Dawe,
Sad to see this, another developer hitting SteamOS-specific issues where Valve didn't approve the Linux build. This time it's the free RTS Zero-K.

Valve confirms their continued support for Linux gaming

By Liam Dawe,
It seems my recent article about Valve removing the link to the Steam Machines page caused quite a stir, so Valve have now confirmed their continued support for Linux gaming.

Valve has removed the Steam Machine section from Steam

By Liam Dawe,
In a move that's not exactly surprising, Valve has quietly removed the Steam Machine section from Steam.
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