UPDATE: After announcing its cessation of 32-bit support in version 19.10 of Linux Ubuntu, Canonical has issued a statement acknowledging the frustration of fans who will lose support for their games on Steam. As a solution, the company proposes to build ” select packages ” of 32-bit i386 for Ubuntu 19.10 and 20.04 LTS, and will work closely with the community to develop other packages possibly necessary to support 32-bit software.
ORIGINAL NEWS: If you are a user and you use Ubuntu Linux to play, you should know that the Valve platform will stop supporting it next October, with the arrival of the OS update 19.10. This is the most popular iteration of Linux, but Half-Life parents are already working for alternatives for their users.
This measure is due to the fact that the new patch no longer includes 32 bit packages, which are used in many libraries and controllers in Steam games, and compatibility with current games would require the development of specific resources by Ubuntu. These, meanwhile, have announced that they will work with the community on possible solutions for select software and other long-term measures. Meanwhile, Valve looks for a more immediate solution to which to go before the arrival of this version.