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Linux use on Steam ends 2023 with a multi-year high (thanks Steam Deck)
3 January 2024 at 3:21 am UTC Likes: 1

What is "Freedesktop SDK 23.08 (Flatpak runtime) 64 bit" and why has it risen from 0 to 5%? Was it some SteamOS update that changed something and affected the Steam Deck statistics?

Valve to ship 'more than double' the number of Steam Decks each week
28 June 2022 at 2:05 am UTC

More than double, fewer than quadruple.

Castlevania Advance Collection works on Steam Deck, despite what Konami say
4 March 2022 at 3:34 am UTC

Quoting: TimeFreezeCastlevania Anniversary Collection is also working without issues, same with Contra Anniversary Collection.
Is it? When I played these collections (two years ago), they ran terribly. Problems with fullscreen, aspect ratio, wrong button binding, glitchy emulator menu, no hotkeys, encrypted ROM files... I couldn't even quit the game without Alt+F4.

System76 patches APT for Pop!_OS to prevent users breaking their systems
10 November 2021 at 4:21 pm UTC Likes: 12

Maybe I'm too old, but it feels weird for me when I see Linux users are saying "Linus" without mentioning the surname of that Linus, and it turns out that it is not about Torvalds. I read headlines like "Linus tries to install Linux", "Linus breaks his Linux installation", "Linus bashes Linux" and wonder wtf has happened to Torvalds? But then I realize it's about some guy from YouTube.

The TUXEDO Nano Pro is a powerhouse in a tiny box
4 November 2021 at 4:25 pm UTC Likes: 3

A picture of an electronic device on fire is an interesting method of advertising...

Valve adds support for games using CEG DRM through Steam Play Proton
31 October 2021 at 3:40 pm UTC

I've tried CoD Black Ops, and it doesn't work :(
EDIT: Apparently it doesn't work with MangoHud. It runs fine without it.

BattlEye confirms Linux support for Steam Deck, will be opt-in like Easy Anti-Cheat
25 September 2021 at 2:07 am UTC Likes: 1

QuotePlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
It's been renamed to PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS recently (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: BATTLEGROUNDS).

The classic PowerSlave can now be picked up from GOG and Steam
2 September 2021 at 11:01 am UTC Likes: 2

Quoting: DaiKaiser93Speaking about Nightdive, what happened to the Linux version of Blood: Flesh Supply? Anyone knows if the new Powerslave Exhumed will also be Windows only?
I've heard that Atari stopped funding Blood: Flesh Supply, thus it remains Windows-only and glitchy. But it seems Nightdive Studios decided to abandon Linux and Mac by themselves too. All their latest games are Windows-only (Quake, Shadow Man, Doom 64…) At least they run fine on Proton…

A new Valve game for the Steam Deck? It's not out of the realm of possibility
22 July 2021 at 11:34 am UTC Likes: 4

They could do something that would use the capabilities of Deck, like touchscreen and gyroscope. A puzzle game maybe.

The Valve Steam Deck, lots of excitement and plenty to think about for Linux gaming
17 July 2021 at 12:44 pm UTC

I wonder whether the cheapest eMMC model has an M.2 slot...