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Steam client updated, brings in Shader Pre-Caching for OpenGL and Vulkan
16 December 2017 at 9:56 am UTC Likes: 1

lucifertdarkSo does anyone know which games take advantage of this new feature? or is this more of a case of all games will use it no matter what?

For my case , it is mostly related to Cs:Go.

Max fps goes down a little bit at some maps but little stutters are gone.

Steam client updated, brings in Shader Pre-Caching for OpenGL and Vulkan
14 December 2017 at 4:17 pm UTC

Lakorta
LeopardIs this shader thing exclusive to Amd and Mesa or it also includes Nvidia and blob too?
I have files in the shaderchache in my steamapps folder so it should work for Nvidia blob too.

Thanks for the answer.

ARK: Survival Evolved works again on Linux, water still broken on some maps
14 December 2017 at 3:52 pm UTC

MohandevirIt's probably been proposed many times already, but why not contact Icculus, Timothee Besset or other porters to help them, if they are unable to do it themselves?!

Icculus is ( no offense , he is a great guy ) just helping small indie 2d games now.

So when he was saying " I don't need money , i just want to help games come to Linux " , he was obviously talking about small games ; alas people just kept dreaming 3d games and slightly bigger games than End Is Nigh.

Steam client updated, brings in Shader Pre-Caching for OpenGL and Vulkan
14 December 2017 at 3:40 pm UTC Likes: 2

Is this shader thing exclusive to Amd and Mesa or it also includes Nvidia and blob too?

Steam now has a form of platform-specific wishlisting, to help developers see demand
6 December 2017 at 11:29 pm UTC Likes: 2

Smoke39I'm not sure how useful this will be. It doesn't count people who dual boot but prefer Linux, and people who don't know about this feature may not bother wishlisting games they can't play (personally, I use the "follow" function for games I'm hoping get ported, and only wishlist them if and when they do). I kinda feel like this could actually make demand look even smaller than it actually is.

Agreed , since i was only wishlisting games with an actual port but if this can help a bit ; why not?

Steam now has a form of platform-specific wishlisting, to help developers see demand
6 December 2017 at 11:15 pm UTC Likes: 12

Time to add Skyrim , Doom 2016 , Witcher 3 and so many AAA's on my wishlist huh.

Challenge accepted Steam.

Also PUBG.

Total War: ROME II - Emperor Edition is again showing signs of possible Linux support
5 December 2017 at 11:09 pm UTC

It won't come. Looks like they just shared content depos between Mac and possible ( abandoned ) Linux version.

No sign of exec depot.

I was recently a guest on the 'Destination Linux' show, check it out
4 December 2017 at 2:24 pm UTC Likes: 1

I remembered Ryan, his 30 days with Linux challenge was great.

NVIDIA has confirmed a driver bug resulting in a loss of performance on Linux
30 November 2017 at 9:28 pm UTC

wleoncioSuch good news! I did notice my performance in Deus Ex:MD dropping from 30-60 fps to 5-15 fps after a driver update about a month ago, but I was too lazy to downgrade or to report the bug.

Wow , this sounds massive. I think you should at least comment on there , just get over your laziness this time

NVIDIA has confirmed a driver bug resulting in a loss of performance on Linux
30 November 2017 at 8:35 pm UTC Likes: 1

liamdawe
oldgarolmaooo...good time to move away from NVIDIA!
Well, no. Let's not pretend Mesa is perfect. All software has bugs and regressions.

Agreed.

Until Amd Mesa supports compat profiles , Nvidia will be the winner.

Not everybody has to deal with various workarounds to run some games.

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