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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Easy Rhino, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. Easy Rhino

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    oh. well i think as you know you don't. maybe chevalr1c was referring to shell scripts that were owned by root.
     
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    lyndonguitar I play games

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    So is Steam's steambox gonna run on Linux and use the "Big Picture" as GUI???
     
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    i think that is our hope. valvebuntu with the big picture GUI would be pretty epic :rockout:
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Just installed steam for linux!
     
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    check this out. made my own steambox!!! not a bad price and i think it will play all valve titles very well and most AAA titles on medium settings. note that the sugo comes with a psu.

    [​IMG]
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    How would a A10-5800K fair for a steambox?
     
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    Nice! I'm looking to build one after Christmas... Ol' Saint Nick is kicking my butt..lol I still have a lot of shopping to do. My wife and I are buying our daughter a Nexus 7, the $249 variant.

    This is what I'm wanting to build mine around. :toast:
     
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    probably pretty similar performance.
     
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    I don't know buddy.. Your setup should be a little stronger with the GTX 650... around 20-30% faster. I'd go your route, but it would be out of my budget... I want to get a GTX680,GTX670 or HD7970 after Christmas as well. I've priced the parts for a FM2 setup and with my spare parts laying around and i'll get out around 250-300 bucks. :toast:

    EDIT: But if he buys a HD6670 to CF then he should be a little stronger... but we'll have to wait and see. :toast:
     
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    oh, did he mean the a10 proc WITHOUT a dedicated gpu??
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Yea just running the 7660D?
     
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    How much WINE knowledge does one need to play around with Steambuntu? Just the basics of how to install/open c: drive?
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Wine is not need since steam has a native linux client.
     
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    I just confirmed Steam is going to have its own distro guys.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Then make it into a news post and come out of your non news posting slump!
     
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    please...

    ...he is a news poster who doesn't write news
    ...he is a dayz owner who doesn't play dayz
    ...he is an apple owner who hates apple
    ...he is a steam for linux beta member who doesn't use steam for linux beta
    ...and he still writes in cursive.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Oh mail man, what will we ever do with you!
     
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    After work if I have time Ill write a news post about it.

    You have one kid......I have three. I would like to see you post tons of news with three kids, wife and two jobs.
     
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    I'm crying over this part! :roll: Now my belly hurts.. :eek: :laugh:

    Wow, sounds like you are working on a heart-a-stroke.. :D I'll be looking forward to all the news you have about steams Linux distro. :toast:
     
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    Not to mention the excessive fapping.
     
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    Don't anger him. He lives in Florida. Aren't Floridians one upside-down-penny away from going on a face eating rampage? At least, that is what I have learned from the news.
     
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    and also pre-installed script of amd's/nvidia's proprietary driver instead Nouveau/Gallium would be epic despite both of them work nicely compared with the proprietary ones (especially nvidia's latest driver, driver > 3XX.XX) :respect:

    [​IMG]
     
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    I assume you are talking about Steam?

    Well, if you wish to run an "installer .sh" you need to be root I suppose (assuming only the root user can write into all folders outside /home)..

    Nouveau is not even having power management working: http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/FeatureMatrix

    Radeon is closer to FGLRX as it seems: http://www.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature
     
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    Partitioned one of my drives to install Ubuntu on, installing it now.
     
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    Do not forget to turn of the "talking" of the system to Amazon. It will give you more privacy and it saves you from a lot of bloat in the applications menu (when searching in it).
     
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