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    Thumbs up Dota 2 officially released for Linux

    Quick update:the much awaited Dota 2 game has been officially released for Linux(Steam). This isn't the "Dota 2 Test" but the real thing so you can play with regular Dota 2 users.

    Like many other games, Dota 2 doesn't show up in the Linux section on Steam yet but you can add it to your Steam library and it should work.
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    Minimum requirements:

    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04;
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz;
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM;
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1;
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection;
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space;
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card.


    Optimus users: for better performance, install Bumblebee, then right click Dota 2 in the Steam Library and select Properties, then on the general tab click "Set launch options" and use the following command: "optirun -b primus %command%" (without the quotes). With this, the game should use the Nvidia graphics card.

    http://www.webupd8.org/2013/07/dota-...for-linux.html
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    Yayyyyyyyyy

    This just makes the day even better. Today has been amazing <3

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    actually this news is 7 days old

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