Poll Time: Should Valve release it’s own OS based on Linux in the future? Post author:stranded Post published:December 12, 2012 Post category:Polls & Quizes Post comments:8 Comments Here we go with another poll, this time it’s all about Linux. Should Valve release it's own OS based on Linux in the future? Yes I would leave Windows for Linux based gaming distro Yes it's ok As long as they stay with Windows and Mac too I'm ok with it No I want them to focus more on Windows 8! Windows 8 sucks No I hate Linux I don't care about anything in my life Other (leave a comment) View Results Loading ... Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... Tags: Linux, poll, steam, sucks, valve, windows 8 Read more articles Previous PostDOTA 2 Keys for our readers!Next PostEuropean Commission responds: If Valve decides to offer a product solely within the UK this does generally not amount to an infringement of EU competition rules stranded I run this place! :D You Might Also Like Poll Time: Should Steam allow refunds? August 22, 2013 Poll Time: What’s your most anticipated game of 2013? January 12, 2013 Poll Time: Are you using Steam on Windows, Linux or Mac? March 15, 2013 This Post Has 8 Comments MxxCon 14 Dec 2012 Reply I don’t want them to release their own Linux distro, that would needlessly fragment Linux ecosystem yet again. And it is an unnecessary overkill. What they should do is release Steam similarly to the way Google releases Chrome on Linux. They provide you a single universal binary file which then automatically figures out your distro type (debian/ubuntu/redhat/suse/etc) and makes necessary system changes to cleanly integrate into that distro’s package/software management system. Or better yet, open source Steam and allow each distro package it themselves. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... d4rk 13 Dec 2012 Reply Panie kolego, masz Pan babola. :) Nie “it’s own”, tylko “its own”. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... masterslay 12 Dec 2012 Reply I have no idea, all this things is just too confusing, If only there is existing just one perfect OS with no other intention than being perfect, disregarding money, which can take the best of features of all OS in the world, disregarding rivalry beween them. Can run every single program without problem disregarding of legacy or way being coded. Multicompatible with everything. An OS with new features, which doesnt leave out old features for every release, just to rerelease them again, and leave out another thing, only pretending to listen, but in reality disregard peoples complains of features missing, so they can keep sell and resell forever. Should be open with all the worlds best 3rd party programs fully integrated as advanced features, with userfriendlyness in mind. An OS which is fast, bugfree, smooth and does not crash, does not slow down in time, uses as little power as possible. Instead of neverending buggy OS, with neverending new patches and stupid automatic restart as default so you lose all your data And stupid built in UAC virus asking you if you wanna run a program you did on purpose click on and to halt every single installtion you are making, so when you get back from another activity, the install havent progressed one bit. This will never happen as long as the OS programmers dont wanna lose their job for doing it too well, so they are no longer needed. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... ghling 12 Dec 2012 Reply If Valve release a Steam OS, I’d be quite sure that it would be kind of a rebranded ubuntu, especially as the Linux beta currently supports ubuntu only (but can be installed on every other distribution as well). I’d be more happy if Valve just release a steam version for linux (which they are about to do) and leave the users a choice, which distri they want to use. If there would be a Steam OS, my concern is that it will be orientated more towards a closed system than an open one. I don’t want Valve being able to control my complete OS (if I want that, I could just stick with Windows). The most important thing is that they release Steam for Linux and thus pressuring the graphic card manufacturers for new and better graphic drivers. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... Jibece 12 Dec 2012 Reply I vote for “No I hate Linux”. Of course I don’t hate Linux, but a based OS for gaming seems like a terrible idea, even for a “Steam Box”. I would prefer they make a deal with Microsoft to repackage Windows for gaming, instead of that. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... Alenonimo 12 Dec 2012 Reply I wouldn’t leave Windows but I would gladly install a second OS optimized for gaming, be it Linux or not. Dual Boot is not really an issue lately, and even Windows offer a nice screen for choosing systems lately. I wish this new distro recognized that and used it if available though. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... Matthias Olander 12 Dec 2012 Reply I’d only ditch windows for a Valve ( or Linux) OS if valve also incorporated everything else Windows can run. My life doesn’t revolve around Steam alone, so their Linux OS would be pointless as i still had to be forced to keep a Windows install any way. But when a Linux distro comes along that can run *everything* Windows can i’d be all over it. But as that is likely to never happen…. Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... MxxCon 14 Dec 2012 Reply What are you running on Windows that you can’t on Linux? Rate this item:1.002.003.004.005.00Submit Rating No votes yet. Please wait... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Connect with: Steam CommentEnter your name or username to comment Enter your email address to comment Enter your website URL (optional) Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.