SteamOS - 64-bit Linux-based operating system

  • Start64!A new round of statistics provided by Valve for its own Steam gaming platform shows that last month Windows 8.1 64-bit adoption has grown and more gamers actually moved to this particular operating system.

  • Start64!Normally, my game-related content goes into the dedicated Gaming section. But this is a special moment. SteamOS is not just a game. It's a complete, Debian-based distro, and so it merits its own review, right here, alongside all other flavors and editions I've tested in the past. Moreover, some of the stuff will get technical, in the upcoming sequel articles, which makes the Software category the best candidate for this.

  • Start64!For those NVIDIA gaming customers running Microsoft Windows 8.1 that have been thinking about giving Valve's SteamOS Linux-based gaming platform a try, here are some early benchmarks of the SteamOS 1.0 beta that compare the performance to Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on multiple NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards.

  • Start64!The following tutorial will teach all Linux users how to install Valve's brand new SteamOS GNU/Linux operating system in a virtual machine, using the powerful and popular VirtualBox software. As you already know, the SteamOS Linux has been officially released on December 13 and is based on Debian GNU/Linux operating system, using GNOME as its (optional) desktop environment.

  • Start64!Windows 8.1 is also gaining ground among gamers, with new data provided by Valve’s Steam platform confirming that more users are making the move to this particular OS version.

  • Start64!Just over a year ago, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell made headlines when he said that Windows 8 was "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space". Today, the hardware survey numbers for Valve's Steam service confirmed that the 64-bit version of Windows 8 is now firmly in the second position as the most used OS on Steam.

  • Start64!Microsoft’s newest flagship operating system is becoming a much more popular choice for gamers using the Steam platform and the 64- bit version is very close to overtaking the 32-bit flavor of Windows 7.

  • Start64!Valve has launched a new stable version for its Steam for Linux client, bringing a lot of interesting new features.

  • Start64!Valve performs a hardware survey each month and the results are published online. The last hardware survey revealed all the Linux operating systems that used Steam, and not just the official one, Ubuntu.

  • Start64!While many PC users have hardware and operating systems in their machines that are considered old or even obsolete, PC owners who use the Steam download service from Valve tend to stay more on the cutting edge of PC hardware and software development. Valve has given the option for Steam users to upload their hardware specs to the company to create a survey of their users.

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