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Half-Life 2 on Linux?

Written by Jamie Bennett on April 21st, 2008 at 7:42 am in Uncategorized

Are we going to see Half-Life 2 run natively on Linux? Well a quick peruse of valve software’s (the makers of Half-Life 2) jobs page uncovers this nugget:

Responsibilities

Manage the operation of large clusters of machines running both Windows and Linux in a highly available system.
Utilize knowledge of networking technologies and their appropriate use in large scale digital distribution systems and gaming platforms.
Port Windows-based games to the Linux platform.

Mmm, sounds interesting.

See the full description here: http://www.valvesoftware.com/job-SenSoftEngineer.html

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