Valve to Kick off a Private Beta of Steam for Linux Next Week

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http://techie-buzz.com – Back in July, Valve started a blog and gave exciting news of Steam being ported over to Linux. This involved porting of Valve’s Steam client and some game titles over to Ubuntu Linux. On making the port, it was seen that Left4Dead 2 runs faster on Linux at a higher FPS, than on Windows. What started as “Steam’d Penguins“ back in July, is nearing its first milestone now, with Steam for Linux ready for internal testing from next week, and due for a private beta testing sometime mid-October. In a recent blog-post titled “External Beta News“, the Linux blog at Valve has a (General)