Prototype Steam Console: SteamOS not be based on Ubuntu

Engadget has leaked some images of what will be the new Steam game console, along with some other details, including the operating system will not be based on Ubuntu, but it will be another edition of the same Linux made ​​by Valve.

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The prototypes of the Steam console will be shown at the upcoming CES, during the month of January and the first features that have accessed Engadget, speak of a super computer for games, with Intel i7 CPU and a Geforce GTX 780. But surely feel more disappointed those who believed that the Valve console could replace the computer’s life. Continue reading “Prototype Steam Console: SteamOS not be based on Ubuntu”

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Steam launches its own operating system SteamOS

Steam has decided to mount an offensive to try to dominate the console market, through the new hardware that is designing and putting the finishing touches to its market launch. A possibility that the operating system used on the Valve console would have been a variant of Linux could be and not wrong.


So Steam has decided to go ahead and launch SteamOS, an OS built on the Steam platform. SteamOS be available as OS that can be downloaded and installed on any PC dedicated to gaming. However, the real target is their own game console and used as OS for multimedia centers; in addition machine with SteamOS can relay those games on your home network directly to your TV, without any additional installation. Continue reading “Steam launches its own operating system SteamOS”

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