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I mean, why do You always need to be root when running shell scripts?
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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So is Steam's steambox gonna run on Linux and use the "Big Picture" as GUI???
 
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So is Steam's steambox gonna run on Linux use the "Big Picture" as GUI???
i think that is our hope. valvebuntu with the big picture GUI would be pretty epic :rockout:
 

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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.

 

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How would a A10-5800K fair for a steambox?
 

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#82
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.

http://img.techpowerup.org/121211/steambox795.png
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.

How would a A10-5800K fair for a steambox?
This is what I'm wanting to build mine around. :toast:
 

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#84
probably pretty similar performance.
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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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:
oh, did he mean the a10 proc WITHOUT a dedicated gpu??
 

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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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How much WINE knowledge does one need to play around with Steambuntu? Just the basics of how to install/open c: drive?
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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#91
Then make it into a news post and come out of your non news posting slump!
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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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.
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.

please...

...he is a news poster who doesn't write news
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...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.
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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...and he still writes in cursive.
I'm crying over this part! :roll: Now my belly hurts.. :eek: :laugh:

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.
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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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.
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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i think that is our hope. valvebuntu with the big picture GUI would be pretty epic :rockout:
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:

 
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Ok I ran the file as a program and it extracted a folder called bionc but now it will not do anything else?
I assume you are talking about Steam?

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

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:

http://images.lazygamer.net/2012/12/Serious_Sam_III_Linux_Requirements.png
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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Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H
Cooling Arctic Freezer i11
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport, DDR3-1600, 2x4 GB kit
Video Card(s) Sapphire Radeon R9 270X Vapor-X
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 (120GB) + Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 (1TB)
Display(s) AOC G2260VWQ6 | Acer AL1916 (in reserve)
Case Cooler Maste Centurion 5
Audio Device(s) integrated
Power Supply Seasonic G450
Mouse Logitech G500
Keyboard Qpad MK-50
Software Windows 10
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).