BUILD YOUR OWN STEAM LINK

A Raspberry Pi project any gamer can do in 5 minutes, or less!

If you have Steam, a Raspberry Pi, a spare keyboard, mouse and game controller, you can make your own Steam Link, in less than 5 minutes!

Episode #9-19 released on December 23, 2018

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Valve, Steam's parent company may have killed off their own dedicated Steam hardware, but in the wake of the bad news, anyone with a Raspberry Pi can now make their own Steam Link device, with very few parts, and a bit of advice for a really exceptional experience.

I'd like to say, first, I tried this with my own Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, a Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710, a keyboard and a mouse.

Second, you need the Raspbian OS to be installed. And, you need the Steam Client to be installed on your computer, and you need an account with at least one video game to try this for yourself.

The third step, provided your Raspberry Pi is on, is to open a terminal window by pressing CTRL + T. You can optionally use the button at the top of the screen.

The fourth step copy the following two lines into the terminal.

curl -#Of http://media.steampowered.com/steamlink/rpi/steamlink_1.0.7_armhf.deb
sudo dpkg -i steamlink_1.0.7_armhf.deb

Fifth step, go to games in the menus, and click on the steam link icon, it will load the entire application the first time, and once loaded, if your steam client on your pc is open, will request you put a pin number from the steam link client into your steam client to connect them together. Keep in mind, you will have a much better experience if the Raspberry Pi has a wired connection to the network, instead of running it wirelessly.

The last step, have fun, this is useful for people with a computer in one room, playing on their television, or some other monitor in the house.

Host : Steve Smith | Music : | Editor : Steve Smith | Producer : Zed Axis Dot Net

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