Steam for Linux, the digital distribution platform developed by Valve, has just received an important update and gets a little closer to a stable release.
Steam for Linux is still in the Beta stage of development and Valve is making a lot of changes to the client.
Highlights of the new Steam for Linux update:
• An executable file system check bug, which occurred when installing games, has been fixed;
• Runtime crashes in libappindicator, XCreateIC have been repaired;
• Launching Steam with STEAM_RUNTIME=0 is now possible;
• A problem connecting to X11 display when XAUTHLOCALHOSTNAME is set, has been fixed;
• The size of the Steam Runtime has been reduced by 50%;
• A license has been added in order to allow repackaging for other Linux distributions.
A complete list of changes can be found in the official announcement
. Keep in mind that this is Beta software, so problems are bound to appear.
Download Steam for Linux installer 184.108.40.206
right now from Softpedia.