[GRLUG] Steam for Linux

Topher 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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