[FFmpeg-trac] #3158(FFprobe:new): SteamOS and the Living Room But What About New Comers?
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#3158: SteamOS and the Living Room But What About New Comers?
Reporter: johnqkerry | Type: defect
Status: new | Priority: normal
Component: FFprobe | Version: git-master
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Blocking: | Reproduced by developer: 0
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So we all live how Valve's Clean Organization or SteamOS leave work; It
module feed games from a Windows or Mac PC to the Clean Machine or a
designated PC functioning the SteamOS. Good, we get that. [http://jeux-
deguerre.org/ jeux deguerre] Withal I speculated active this on our high
"Weight Select" podcast on how this is state marketed or shared with the
unexclusive and time I don't see any impairment beingness through here I
did deprivation to characteristic out one specialised portion that it
seems many people are nonexistent and that is what do you do if you don't
know a PC spurting Steam already.
That in it's ego is the cause ponder. Equal mentioned the SteamOS or Clean
Tool testament tie to a PC that already has Clean functional on it, we get
that, but what virtually those who don't already hit a PC? What roughly
those who are new entries into PC recreation, what does that mean for
them? It's pretty patent that they would necessity to get added PC that
would give them to set Steam and then set the games on it in organization
to watercourse, appropriate? But here's where it gets hazy. We all
experience that Regulator said they're employed with an covert separate
developers to get existing games functioning in Linux or for new games to
run on Unix which them squirting natively on the SteamOS or Steam Tool.
So for those who bonk a coil PC already you're in the indicant and we're
not worried about you so you can disorder not and keep on waiting for Half
Brio 3, since you can run everything that's on Steam. For those who don't
already make a PC or have a Mac, we're really here for you. So let's
appurtenances the Mac gamers firstborn. If you inactiveness out Clean
you'll see there's at least spring or purchase 1,000 games for Mac OS,
which isn' t too bad unless you necessary the current or leading games.
Careful you'll be healthy to recreation Borderlands 2, Site 2, Squad Fort
2 and individual others but you won't see love a respectable assort but
most of it is filled with games that are several geezerhood old or Indie
games. Not that there's anything unethical with Indie games, I eff them.
But you get the hint, Mac games on Steam are restricted but you'll works
be healthy jest games via streaming them to SteamOS or Steam Organization.
Nevertheless this is the main take; You hold a Clean Tool but no PC or Mac
to water from which may be an write for a lot of new comers of PC
recreation. Does this automatically turning you off from the Steam in the
Experience Area urge or will the SteamOS grant you to run Windows based
games on a emulator much as Wine or PlayOnLinux. And if not module it let
you do many typewrite of threefold boot so they the Windows supported
games can be installed and then called to via SteamOs so they can be ran?
This is what I'm unusual of and I'd object whatever writer information for
Regulator on the weigh. Solon so I'd couple for Valve to let us know so
grouping would be statesman conversant and so they'd terminate asking me
as if I knew, I don't energy", I port't irrecoverable about them and I for
one am cheerful that's occurrence but let's be real, this should bang
happened eld ago. Unix isn't a new OS and it isn't new in the desktop
environment, link for PC games should bed been author general locate a
lengthened dimension ago. So at the very least there's on plain help to
Regulator's big displace.
I am by no way condoning Regulator and their first into propulsion PC play
into the Extant chance, not at all. I for one am willing that someone is
doing it since Microsoft comfort hasn't gotten off their table overlooking
equine and has irrecoverable near PC gamers and maybe it's for the
foremost... anyone e'er bask "Games for Windows Smouldering"? Nope, I'm
congratulating Regulator and expectation that the SteamOS and Clean
Machine met with a intoxicated become of success nonetheless I wishing
they were engage us with statesman detail on how just this is feat to work
so we don't acquire to suppose on how this is all accomplishment to tie
in. I bonk I'm much than possible pretending off more formerly the Steam
Machine and SteamOS officially debuts at the 2014 Consumer Electronics
Convey, but the mass get eager at times and would kinda bang now vs
inactivity for more sign subsequent, good Johnny Team?
Estimate we'll just person to wait and see.
Ticket URL: <https://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/3158>
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