SteamOS will “really help” Linux on desktop

Should SteamOS gain traction among gamers and developers, that could force more hardware manufacturers to extend driver support beyond Windows

via Torvalds: SteamOS will “really help” Linux on desktop | News | PC Pro.

Amen.  Getting NVIDIA graphic drivers working is a mind boggling exercise and must be redone with every kernel upgrade.  This is one of the reasons I rarely upgrade Fedora — it’s too complicated getting video drivers working well enough to the point a video can be played and the desktop environment looks right.