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Valve proposes game-friendly changes to the Linux kernel
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PostPosted: Sun 04 Aug 2019, 09:23    Post subject:  Valve proposes game-friendly changes to the Linux kernel  

https://www.zdnet.com/article/valve-proposes-game-friendly-changes-to-the-linux-kernel/

But games, which demand a lot from hardware, are challenging to run on Wine. Valve addressed this by releasing a beta version of Steam Play that includes a gamer-friendly version of Wine: Proton. It's also deployed DXVK. This translates Windows Direct3D 10/11 calls into POSIX calls. All this comes together to enable you to run 3D applications, not just games, on Linux with Proton.

Further reading :
A Beginner’s Guide To Playing Games On Linux, Part 1: Enjoying Your Steam Library
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2019/10/02/a-beginners-guide-to-playing-games-on-linux-part-1-enjoying-your-steam-library/

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And one can see the real reason... 32bit deprecation.
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