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2 years ago#1
Between being ridiculously busy with zero gametime lately and my gpu fan breaking (new fan should be coming today finally) I havent gotten a chance to try out SteamOS even though it's available (for the knowledgeable as well as the beta testers) Basically they've got a .deb up which includes the entire recovery partition (meaning it only takes a few minutes work to do some magic to get it working, you only need a few packages, most of which come on any distro (mount, rsync, xephyr, geniso, maybe one or two more im not recalling off the top of my head, xephyr isnt even 'necessary' but it'll allow you to test out your chroot before generating the iso) get in there and set up the squashfs.

Anyone take the time to make themself a livecd/liveusb yet?

If things slow down i'll get around to it (especially if my new tower gets sent out... long story) I may make a quick tutorial supposing valve doesnt open up the beta.
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2 years ago#2
Have they even released the SteamOS yet?

http://store.steampowered.com/livingroom/SteamOS

According to that, it's "Downloadable soon"... so no... nobody has tried it yet.
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2 years ago#3
From: arleas | #002
According to that, it's "Downloadable soon"... so no... nobody has tried it yet.

Well, Valve has.

Maybe the TC is asking if anyone here is a closet Valve employee.
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2 years ago#4
He's asking if anyone's gotten a copy from one of the beta testers or found an upload somewhere.
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2 years ago#5
From: electroflame | #003
Maybe the TC is asking if anyone here is a closet Valve employee.



Good plan! So yeah, if there ARE any closet valve employees, you don't have to reveal yourselves or anything...just keep in mind that I'm on the steam hardware beta :) ;)
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2 years ago#6
from what i remember, last i checked it was a 1/1000 chance of getting in.

I've won a 1/120,000 odds lotto ticket before, so my hopes are high.
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2 years ago#7
WyzeGye posted...
from what i remember, last i checked it was a 1/1000 chance of getting in.


333,002 eligible so a 1/1110 chance
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2 years ago#8
arleas posted...
From: electroflame | #003
Maybe the TC is asking if anyone here is a closet Valve employee.



Good plan! So yeah, if there ARE any closet valve employees, you don't have to reveal yourselves or anything...just keep in mind that I'm on the steam hardware beta :) ;)


Actually... All this talk convinced me to reveal myself.

Here Goes:

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I'm actually Gabe Newell.
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2 years ago#9
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5DdD2dTDBo
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2 years ago#10
MarceloSampaio posted...
arleas posted...
From: electroflame | #003
Maybe the TC is asking if anyone here is a closet Valve employee.



Good plan! So yeah, if there ARE any closet valve employees, you don't have to reveal yourselves or anything...just keep in mind that I'm on the steam hardware beta :) ;)


Actually... All this talk convinced me to reveal myself.

Here Goes:

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I'm actually Gabe Newell.


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