Reminder: SteamOS now available for download

Reminder: SteamOS now available for download
Valve's new Linux-based operating SteamOS is available for download this week, coinciding with the launch of the company's Steam Machine hardware beta, which 300 users received.

For the time being, the OS is not aimed at novices, and should be tested by "intrepid Linux hackers," says the company.



"At this point the OS itself is not yet a finished product for a non-technical user. SteamOS Beta is an early, first-look public release of our Linux-based operating system. The base system draws from Debian 7, code named Debian Wheezy. Our work builds on top of the solid Debian core and optimizes it for a living room experience. Most of all, it is an open Linux platform that leaves you in full control. You can take charge of your system and install new software or content as you want," reads the website.

Additionally, Valve published an FAQ including installation guides, minimum requirements and what the OS can do. The download clocks in at about 1GB.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 15 Dec 2013 10:47
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  • hearme0

    Yeah.....not for me to play with or test........even as a network engineer, my Linux experience is.........................well....................non-existent!

    18.12.2013 20:09 #1

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