Dota 2 Test Available For Linux [Steam]

Dota 2 has been officially released for Windows a couple of days ago and today, Valve has released “Dota 2 Test” for Linux:”Please note that Dota 2 Linux is still in testing and only available on Dota 2 Test. We’re looking for early testing and feedback from users before we ship Linux support on the […]

Portal Game Now Officially Supported On Linux, Exits Beta [Steam]

Portal, the popular first-person puzzle game developed by Valve, has moved out of beta and is now officially supported on Linux.Released in 2007, the “hybrid of FPS style and a new genre of spacial brain teasers” was acclaimed as one of the most original games of the year. According to Wikipedia, over four milion Portal […]

Half-Life 2 Games Available For Linux (Steam)

Quick update: Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two and Half-Life 2: LostCoast are now available in Steam for Linux. Like the other two titles Valve has made available for Linux last week: Left 4 Dead 2 and Portal, the Half-Life 2 games are in beta for now and they don’t show […]

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Game For Linux Available As Public Beta (Steam Only)

Euro Truck Simulator 2 is a vehicle simulation game in which you can drive across Europe, picking up various cargos and delivering them.Euro Truck Simulator 2 beta for Linux has been in closed beta testing for a few days and today it’s available as public beta for all Linux users, exclusively through Steam.Important: to be […]

Steam March Survey Stats: Linux Usage Has Decreased

In February, the Valve Steam Hardware & Software Survey stats have revealed that 2.02% of Steam users run Linux, a huge increase from January (1.12%). Oddly, the survey stats for March have revealed a decrease and Linux users running Steam are now at ~1.70%.Steam survey: OS usage stats for March 2013 (the survey is optional)One […]

Steam February Survey Stats: Linux Market Share Has Almost Doubled Compared To January

Valve has published the Steam monthly Hardware & Software Survey stats for February and they reveal a considerable increase of Linux users, compared to last month.Steam survey: OS usage stats for February 2013 (the survey is optional)For February, the number of Steam users running Linux has almost doubled compared to January: 2.02% (January stats have […]

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale: Save 50%-80% On All Linux Games

Valve has launched `Steam for Linux Celebration Sale` and all the games available for Linux are now on sale. During this campaign, available only for Linux users, the discount ranges between -50% to -80%.This means that you can get Serious Sam 3 with a -80% discount (5,59 €), Counter Strike: Source with -75% (3,74 €), […]

Counter Strike: Source, Closure, Psychonauts And Shank 2 Available On Steam For Linux

After Counter-Strike 1.6 and Half-Life 1, another important game is now available in Steam for Linux: Counter-Strike: Source (CS: S), a popular first-person shooter developed by Valve.Counter-Strike: Source is a remake of the original Counter-Strike, using the Source game engine, in which the gameplay is basically the same as in the original Counter Strike: the […]

Use Monochrome Icons For The Steam Ubuntu AppIndicator [Quick Tip]

A quick tip for those of you who are using Steam for Linux in Ubuntu: you’ve probably noticed that Steam for Linux has recently got an AppIndicator, but its icon doesn’t integrate with the default Ubuntu icons, so here’s how to use Ubuntu Mono dark / light icons for the Steam AppIndicator.Below you can see […]

Half-Life And Counter-Strike Games Now Available Natively For Linux [Steam]

Valve has released the original Half Life and Counter Strike 1.6 games for Linux (and OS X). Both Half Life and Counter Strike are currently in beta and even though Linux is not yet displayed as a supported platform for these two games, you can download, install and play them on Linux, using the native […]

How To Get Flash Player To Work With Steam For Linux On 64bit

If you’re using Steam for Linux beta on 64bit, chances are you can’t watch game trailers because Steam can’t find Flash Player and you get a message similar to the one below:”You need to have a specific Flash Player installed to view video content in Steam. Please follow these directions to get the right version […]

Fuduntu 2013.1 Released With Netflix, Steam And E17 Support, New Default Dock

Fuduntu 2013.1 has been released today, bringing Netflix, Steam and E17 stable support, along with Jockey for proprietary video driver installation and other changes and updates.Fuduntu is a Linux distribution forked from Fedora that uses GNOME 2 by default, which provides rolling updated for non-GNOME2 packages so you get the latest updates for applications such […]

Steam For Linux Now Available To All Users

Valve has just announced that Steam for Linux (beta) is now available to all Steam users:The Steam for Linux beta client is now available to all Steam users, so if you’ve been patiently waiting for an invitation to join us, consider yourself officially invited!With a growing catalog of Linux-supported games, an active Steam for Linux […]

Download Steam For Linux Skin Manager (Includes Ambiance And Radiance Skins)

Martin Kozub, who has created the first Ubuntu-like skin for the Steam Linux client, has released a simple Skin Manager for Steam (obviously, for the Linux client) which you can use to install or remove skins.Steam Skin Manager comes with two skins by default: Ambiance and Radiance which make Steam look close to the default […]

Steam For Linux: Download The First Ubuntu-Like Skin

WebUpd8 reader Martin Kozub has created an Ubuntu-like skin for the new Linux Steam client which includes the Ubuntu font, default Ubuntu colors and Ubuntu (Humanity) back and forward icons.Martin says his skin is incomplete, but, as you can see below, it looks great already:Here’s how Steam for Linux looks like by default:How to install […]

How To Use Steam For Linux Right Now, Without A Beta Account

Steam for Linux beta has been released today and for now is only available to 1000 lucky users who have applied using the Steam beta survey. But there’s a way to run Steam for Linux even if you didn’t receive an invitation. Read on!I can’t run Steam for Linux on my Ubuntu 12.10 system because […]

Steam For Linux Beta Testing Survey

Valve has posted a Linux Beta survey which they will use to select the 1000 users who will test Steam for Linux.The questions range from what Linux distribution you plan on using Steam on, what are your preferred game types and quite a few hardware questions, like the processor type, the number of cores, the […]

Steam For Linux Beta Testing Starting In October

Valve has announced they will be testing internally their new Valve for Linux starting next week and a private external beta will be available sometime in October.The external beta will only be available for 1000 users who will be provided with a sign up page that will be announced in a future post:For existing Linux […]