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Valve’s Steam client for Linux

For people who visit this page – it was written a long time ago. The requirements to run Steam on Slackware are a lot lighter nowadays! Most important: PulseAudio is no longer required! All you need is a package for OpenAL (to play audio) and flashplayer-plugin (in order to watch the videos in the Steam Store). […]

New VLC and FlashPlayer releases

Just a saturday afternoon post… I intended to write about these updates earlier, but I had a very busy work week which did not leave room for Slackware PR. Now that my two-week holiday has started, I have my hands free to work on software updates, my ARM port (which is again threatening to shrivel […]

Commercial games and Linux

Almost two years ago I wrote an article about how the Open Source ecosystem can interact with commercial game developers. I decided it was time to write an addendum to that post. Why? Last month, Valve Software finally revealed that they are in the final stages of porting their Steam client to Linux, news that […]