Proton Experimental Improves Multi-Touch Support, Fixes Scrollbar with FFXIV Online Launcher

Proton Experimental Improves Multi-Touch Support, Fixes Scrollbar with FFXIV Online Launcher
New Proton Experimental update improves multi-touch support and fixes the ’native’ scrollbar always being visible with FFXIV Online launcher.
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Weekly News Recap (Steam Deck Needs a Flagship Title, GE-Proton Hotfix Flurry, Valve Copy/Pasting Patch Notes)

Weekly News Recap (Steam Deck Needs a Flagship Title, GE-Proton Hotfix Flurry, Valve Copy/Pasting Patch Notes)
Here’s your weekly news cap for January 14-20th.
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Wine 8.0-rc5 Fixes Slow OpenGL Performance with Dark Souls Remastered, Fixes Video Playback for Several Titles

Wine 8.0-rc5 Fixes Slow OpenGL Performance with Dark Souls Remastered, Fixes Video Playback for Several Titles
The patch notes mention for this particular release candidate that it should be “the last…before the final 8.0.” Not as big of an update as previous release candidates, but bug fixes we did get for a few titles, including Dark Souls Remastered, Mafia III, War Mongrels, The Medium, and Sherlock Holmes Chapter One. A total of nine bugs were fixed: #26822 Double click the icon in the title bar should close the window #32643 getsockopt() does not indicate WSAEFAULT when setting optlen too small #45542 WeGame hangs after login.
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What? A Handheld Powered by Discrete Graphics?! (Plus Aya Neo OS Update)

What? A Handheld Powered by Discrete Graphics?! (Plus Aya Neo OS Update)
Aya Neo Next 2 challenges the PC handheld market with discrete graphics. Aya Neo OS expected later this year.
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GE-Proton7-46 Fixes Several DX12 Games That Crashed on Launch

GE-Proton7-46 Fixes Several DX12 Games That Crashed on Launch
Four DX12 titles should no longer crash on launch!
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Steam Deck Client Beta Fixes Unresponsive Non-Steam Apps, Adds VR/M+K Icons

Steam Deck Client Beta Fixes Unresponsive Non-Steam Apps, Adds VR/M+K Icons
Non-Steam apps should still be responsive when bringing up the OSK in today’s Deck client update. The New BPM got an update and a few fixes, as well as Steam Input. Full patch notes are as follows: General Fixed non-Steam apps becoming unresponsive to gamepad when onscreen keyboard is opened Fixed background images on a collection on the app details page not being clipped correctly Fixed issue where the Remove Collection dialog was not appearing Added icons for VR support or Mouse & KB only support to app portraits New Big Picture Mode
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Fraymakers, The 2D Platform Fighter - Quick Thoughts

Fraymakers, The 2D Platform Fighter - Quick Thoughts
Some quick n’ dirty thoughts regarding the new Smash Bros-like game around the block.
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AppImage Developer Rejects Wayland Support

AppImage Developer Rejects Wayland Support
Well, I guess we’ll never get Wayland support for AppImages.
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Increase Power on AMD GPUs (and Fix Random Game Crashing)

Increase Power on AMD GPUs (and Fix Random Game Crashing)
Here’s how you can unlock more advanced power settings for your AMD GPU.
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GE-Proton7-44 Adds HDR Patches for DXVK and VKD3D-Proton, Launcher Workaround for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

GE-Proton7-44 Adds HDR Patches for DXVK and VKD3D-Proton, Launcher Workaround for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
New update for GE-Proton is out! Wine has been updated to the latest bleeding edge and includes the Alt+Tab fix. Wine-staging has been rebased on the latest Proton-Wine bleeding edge. DXVK and VKD3D-Proton have both been updated to the latest git and includes the HDR patches. Proton imports upstream changes; it includes the prefix sync revert/fix. Protonfixes have been added for the following titles: Pentiment – workaround for the launch failure Stronghold HD/Crusader/Extreme – multiplayer fix Battle Fantia Revised Edition – framerate fix Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – launcher workaround See the patch notes on GitHub.
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