SteamOS 2.83 Beta released with NVidia driver update

SteamOS 2.83 Beta recently released, is a fork (derivative) of Debian GNU/Linux. The current version (SteamOS 2.x series) is called ‘brewmaster’ and it is based on the Debian ‘jessie’ (stable 8.x) distribution. Key major changes made in SteamOS are:

  • Added various third-party drivers and updated graphics stack
  • Updated kernel tracking the 4.1 longterm branch
  • Custom graphics compositor designed to provide a seamless transition between Steam, its games and the SteamOS system overlay
  • Configured to auto-update from the Valve SteamOS repositories

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SteamOS 2.8x Beta update

Major changes for this release include updating the AMD GPU PRO driver to RC2 and updating the NVIDIA driver to 367.27.

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