Valve's OpenVR based project, which goes by the obvious moniker of SteamVR, has been shown powering an HTC Vive, using Vulcan on an unspecified Linux distro. This proof of concept is to back up their claims that SteamVR should be available to consumers very soon. At the moment their are few VR games using either OpenGL or Vulkan so your software choices will be limited. At the same time, you may also be limited in the headset you can choose as Oculus developers have stated that all Mac OS support projects are currently on hold. Road to VR has the full presentation from Valve’s Joe Ludwig embedded in their post here.
"However, Valve will soon move to encourage a diminishing of that monopoly, as it plans to bring SteamVR – the company’s Steam-integrated VR platform – to both Linux and Mac OSX platforms within the next few months."
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