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Linux gaining momentum as game platform

Valve and Sierra Studios Announce Immediate Availability of
Half-Life Update; Team Fortress Classic to be Released for
Half-Life at the End of January

“Valve also said that development on the Linux version of the
Half-Life dedicated server was going well. “Zoid should have
something for people to start beta testing shortly, with general
availability within a few weeks,” said Mike Harrington, Valve’s
Director of Development. “The Linux dedicated server will get
rolled into that Half-Life Primary Server Program.” The Primary
Server Program is a free download of all of the components
necessary to host Half-Life or Team Fortress Classic servers, and
is available from WON.Net.”


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