[GRLUG] Steam for Linux
topher at codeventure.net
Mon Dec 10 11:28:32 EST 2012
On 12/10/2012 11:13 AM, John Wesorick wrote:
> I know there are some Linux gamers out there who will be interested. I
> got my Steam for Linux beta invite on Friday, and actually got a couple
> hours to play with it Yesterday. Did anyone else get their's yet?
> Overall I am very pleased with it so far. I'm happy to see Linux gain
> some ground as a gaming platform. Also, although they only officially
> support Ubuntu 12.04, I am running 12.10, and several people on the
> forums are getting it to work with various other distros, i.e. Fedora,
> Arch, etc.
I tried it on Arch64. It first failed because I needed the 32bit OpenGL
stuff. That was an easy fix. It now fails for a different reason, I
don't remember. I tried playing the free game they're pushing with this
beta, and it started to load and then just bailed.
I'll post more later.
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