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SteamOS Now Features a New Custom Graphics Compositor Specifically Designed for It

May 19, 2014, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Silviu Stahie)

SteamOS, a Debian-based distribution developed by Valve to be used in its hybrid PC / console, has received an update for the Beta branch, a couple of fixes, and a new important package. SteamOS features a backported eglibc 2.17 version from Debian testing, various third-party drivers and updated graphics stack (Mesa, Linux kernel 3.10.11 (there is no sign that it's going to change anytime soon), and a custom graphics compositor designed to provide a seamless transition between Steam, its games, and the SteamOS system overlay.

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