You Don’t Need a NVIDIA GPU to Use NVIDIA GameStream (Steam Deck Tutorial)
If you haven’t noticed, NVIDIA has a tendency of locking quite a few of their features behind a paywall. For instance, if you want to make use of DLSS, you have to have a RTX GPU. If you want to use their cloud streaming service, the host must be using a NVIDIA GPU and have the GeForce Experience app installed…which is only available on Windows. However, no one has to get frustrated at this.
Xbox Game Pass Quality Sucks On Linux…But Here’s a Quick Hack to Improve It
Exactly a year ago I had conducted an overview of how Xbox Game Pass fares on Linux, over on Boiling Steam. One of the critical remarks I had about it was the streaming quality being terrible. Even if you had Gigabit Ethernet, you were forced to use Microsoft Edge to get that so-called “Clarity Boost,” and while it helped a little, the overall image quality was a disappointment. Well, perhaps to no one’s surprise, it appears Microsoft deliberately throttles the video quality on Linux.