Stable Steam Client 10.02.2023 released for Linux

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Another new stable Steam-Client 10.02.2023 has been released for Linux.

10 February - Steam Client Update Released

A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.


Reverted back to old Game Info dialog that is accessible from the Friends List
Reduced startup time for users with tens of thousands of games in their library
Fixed a cause of Steam library, chat and Big Picture Mode browser windows showing all black or not rendering.
Fixed crash when opening Steam store
Fixed crash on startup when an internal Steam browser window fails creation
Fixed Steam library becoming unusable after applying a controller configuration

Big Picture Mode

The Virtual Keyboard in the Overlay now remembers its last position
Added F11 as a hotkey to toggle between windowed and fullscreen
Added alt-enter as a hotkey to exit Big Picture Mode
Added fast jump by letter to BPM library
Added settings for initial location to show keyboard on desktop and in Steam overlay
Added settings option to enable/disable UI sounds
Removed UI that prompted users if they wanted to participate in the Steam Deck Verified program when in normal BPM
Report a Bug in the Quick Access menu now links to the Big Picture discussions instead of the Steam Deck discussions
Fixed Chord Hint Screen remaining shown after holding the guide button to turn off a controller in some scenarios
Fixed Big Picture Mode window not re-opening from double-clicking or selecting system tray menu options
Fixed Big Picture Mode window not displaying properly due to web GPU acceleration being disabled
Fixed issue where exiting Big Picture Mode would log out of Steam Chat
Fixed small movement of Virtual Keyboard when pressing shift in some themes
Fixed Control-1/Control-2 hotkeys not working on Linux

Steam Input

Fixed some inputs not showing up for the Steam Link App Touchscreen controller
Fixed several instances of Left Bumper/Trigger glyphs having the wrong background image
Fixed issue where a Team Fortress 2 Steam Controller startup sound was missing
Fixed some issues with Nintendo switch gyro drift calibration