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John Carmack reaffirms Linux support (and OpenGL for now)

Following the Todd Hollenshead interview posted by golem.de where he stated John Carmack was not as interested in Linux, id Software's Technical Director has posted on Slashdot that, while a Linux SKU of Rage is not in the cards, there will likely be a Linux binary release once the game ships.

"There is certainly no plans for a commercially supported Linux version of Rage, but there will very likely be a Linux executable made available." writes John Carmack. Concerning Todd's comments that the game used DirectX9 (rather than 10) and that it would run on WindowsXP Carmack goes on to say that while the PC version uses OpenGL right now, it could change by the time the game is done.

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