Gaming under Linux: Windows PC áde?

ValveSteam Deck

Gamers who want to pursue their hobby primarily on the PC no longer necessarily have to rely on Microsoft’s Windows 10 or Windows 11 operating systems. Because free operating systems, so-called distributions, based on the free operating system kernel Linux, have recently approached the mainstream much faster, not least thanks to the efforts of Valve.

Valve provides tailwind

At the latest with the release of the handheld PC Steam Deck, which uses the custom APU (“Aerith”) adapted by AMD for Valve with four Zen 2 processor cores (8 threads) and an RDNA2 GPU with 512 shaders (8 CUs) as well as 16 GiByte LPDDR5-5500 combined with SteamOS, gaming has finally arrived on Linux.