A job offer for Senior Engineer that recently appeared on Valve’s website lists among other things the following responsibilty: Port Windows-based games to the Linux platform. If they really mean games and not game servers this might be a major breaking point for Linux gaming and Linux on the desktop in general. Valve’s Steam platform […]
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Wine is a compatability layer for running Windows software on Linux. Of course, reimplimenting the whole Windows API is a very ambitious task and Wine is not able to run every software perfectly, if at all. A good example of software that does run reasonably well is Steam and the Half-Life series with their expansions […]