Steam Linux Beta Build Surfaces In Steam’s Database

Posted by lordpenguin on Sep 6, 2012 4:56 PM EDT
The Powerbase; By Dean Howell
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For those of you who are chomping at the bit, biting your nails and ruthlessly washing your cars over and over again in anxious anticipation of Steam for Linux, we’ve got good news for you. Database hacker Marlamin uncovered the first evidence of a Steam for Linux build on Steam’s servers using using CDR Steam database parser. Steam’s beta carries an app id of 16549 and was uploaded just today.

Some are claiming that this is evidence that the Steam Linux beta is just days away. There is no concrete evidence of this, but there certainly is plently of room for wishful thinking!

The database also give a nice look at Steam for Linux alongside all of today’s other uploads.

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