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Poll: SteamOS, are you going to try it? (37 member(s) have cast votes)

SteamOS, are you going to try it?

  1. Yes (9 votes [24.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 24.32%

  2. No (13 votes [35.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 35.14%

  3. Maybe (15 votes [40.54%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.54%

  4. Other (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 neddamttocs

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 06:20 PM

This week on OCC poll we want to know if you are going to try the SteamOS? 

 

Its currently in beta status, but seems intersting!

 

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 06:42 PM

I'll at least throw it in a VM...to play with. Can't say I'd ever completely run a system with it though...



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Posted 30 March 2014 - 06:54 PM

My laptop will end up retiring to steam is duty at some point.

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 07:33 PM

it might be ok to try some folding, it is gonna be an open source based os right ? ...debian core is what i read i believe,...it could be useful..


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Posted 30 March 2014 - 08:02 PM

Voted No. I'm perfectly fine with Windows because I use my computer (and laptop) for more than just gaming....and I see no benefit to dual-booting.


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Posted 30 March 2014 - 09:11 PM

Voted No. I'm perfectly fine with Windows because I use my computer (and laptop) for more than just gaming....and I see no benefit to dual-booting.


The argument against running Linux is usually the opposite; using Windows soley because of gaming. In fact, gaming is what has held me back from switching to Linux entirely. There is nothing I need from Windows except the 100% PC game-title compatibility.

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 09:15 PM

Nope, as long as steam is Linux based, i don't see a future in it to support all released games.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:18 AM

I honestly see no advantage to using it. I mean the huge library on Steam becomes meaningless.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 09:49 AM

I'd like to try it but likely it wouldn't be for a while or honestly at all unless I have some time on my hands


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 12:15 PM

Maybe in the future just to try it out, I don't see it being used much though... that and the only game I know that works is L4D2.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 01:58 PM

Im trying it in a virtual machine as we speak. Here is a guide for running it in a virtual machine if anyone wants it http://steamcommunit...s/?id=204085700


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 02:33 PM

I was running ubuntu at work but now I have a win 7 comp here. when I was using ubuntu I install steam on it and it had a few of my games so I had something to do when I stayed late baby sitting the ladies that do payroll. Now with this OS I may try it on an older rig just for kicks but who knows lol.





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