Tech Today w/ Ken May

Gamer Rewrites Valve’s Steam Installer For Debian

Posted by kenmay on March - 4 - 2013

An anonymous reader writes “Gaming on Linux is growing fast right now, and most of that is thanks to Steam. Initially, Steam committed only to the most popular desktop distribution, Ubuntu, but more recently has opened the door to others. So what do you do when you want to game in Linux and you’re using something a little less popular — at least, on the desktop? If you’re a programmer called GhostSquad57, you rewrite the installer for Debian. GhostSquad57 uploaded his efforts to Github yesterday, and has since reached out to the Linux community.” Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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Gamer Rewrites Valve’s Steam Installer For Debian

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