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Half Life 2 games are now out for linux in beta on steam

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Games just released for linux on steam:

  • Half-Life 2
  • Half-Life 2: Episode 1
  • Half-Life 2: Episode 2

Source: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTM2OTM

Please note the source says half life 1 is also out but the comments in their forum say that it isn't.

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that's awesome. Currently not running linux as main OS but with more and more of the reasons to stay with windows starting to lessen.. it is definitely becoming more and more possible.

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Awesome :) Downloading right MEOW!

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Please note the source says half life 1 is also out but the comments in their forum say that it isn't.

I'm running steam on Linux, Half Life (1) has been out for a few months now, great to see HL2 and the episodes as well :-)

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Wow this is really impressive. Quite tempted to install Linux and check this out :)

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Wow this is really impressive. Quite tempted to install Linux and check this out :)

Why? The only way I'd go through the same hell that I went through when I installed TF2 on Ubuntu to get that penguin avatar for the game, is if they'd (Valve) release Half Life 3 on linux first.

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I just pressed the install button in steam, that seemed to do the trick just fine, though I had a problem with no sound that turned out to just be that I had turned down the volume :-P

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