Most of the people who like to play games prefer Windows over Linux for only one reason ie., Linux is incapable of running those high-end games. Apparently, That’s not true and to explain that in this article I’ll be showing How to Dual Boot SteamOS on Windows PC or Laptop
#1 SteamOS is developed on top of Linux so it has all the Linux functionalities and support.
#2 We all know that Steam Library of Games is large and has many popular titles which constitute of First Person and many AAA titles.
Valve was very successful with Steam Library and decided to make a fully dedicated Steam Machine’s that are Game Ready devices out of the box.
Even popular brands liked the idea and started a partnership in building them but Valve decided to let users install SteamOS on their very own Machine.
They even posted a dedicated DIY post for building a Steam Machine. But, In this article, I’ll be explaining a Dual Boot Tutorial which can help you Install SteamOS alongside your favorite Windows.
Don’t worry about following the tutorial. I’ve included a Video Tutorial for easier Installation.
Here’s the video tutorial of the same for more precise instructions.
Once the Installation is completed, Reboot the PC into SteamOS and connect to the internet to complete the setup. The First boot will take longer than normal
At this step, It’ll search and install the required hardware drivers present of the current dual booted machine. Once you’re on the SteamOS Gnome interface
Connect it to the Internet via WiFi or Ethernet, Then Steam Installer will download the SteamOS interface libraries and it’ll install the interface once downloaded.
From the next restart, you’ll enjoy Dual Booted SteamOS on your Windows Machine. Dual Booting SteamOS has lot’s of advantages over traditional out of the box Steam Machine. One of them is Customization.
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