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Over a Month On - Conclusion to the GNOME Shell Challenge

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Over a month ago I embarked on my own personal challenge to use GNOME Shell (otherwise just known as GNOME 3) for an entire week. That week happened and went, I wrote some thoughts I had after that initial week, but did not officially end my usage of the Shell. Fast forward to now... I'm still…

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Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays?

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Now, don't get me wrong - when it comes to choice of desktop interface it's a very subjective matter and often a matter of taste and what you, as the user, finds most comfortable and/or productive. Still, browse through various forums, comment sections or blogs across the internet concerning Unity…

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How FOSS Brought New Life To My Once Linux-Unfriendly Laptop

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Many of you can probably relate to this: that machine, whether it be a laptop or a desktop computer, that just seems to hate any Linux operating system you throw at it. Poor performance, inefficiency or non-working bits of hardware or functionalities seem the norm whenever you try your favourite…

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GOG.com bringing Linux support is a great thing

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Unless you have been living in a cave for the last few weeks, you would have heard about GOG.com (formally known as Good Old Games) finally announcing they will be adding Linux support! I think this is a great thing and here's 5 good reasons why. Now okay, technically, they are (at least initially)…

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Opinion: Arch Linux and Stability

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Arch Linux, the popular rolling release Linux distribution, seemingly has a reputation as bleeding edge, elitist and sometimes unstable. Bleeding edge? Most seem to agree it is. Elitist? I'll leave that to you to decide. Unstable? Perhaps, perhaps not, which is what I will now try to give my take…

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Kobo Aura HD eReader is Linux-friendly

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Having recently received a Kobo Aura HD eReader for Christmas, I was very pleasantly surprised to see how friendly the device was towards my Linux operating system. While Kobo do not specifically actually mention Linux anywhere on their site or in the included instruction booklet, the device…

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Opinion: Steam and DRM

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DRM (Digital Rights Management) is often thought of as, well, a naughty concept. Especially amongst GNU/Linux users, as many often think about their freedoms and openness. With this in mind, Valve's Steam has been around on Linux for a bit over a year now and I've often noticed, on various…

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Firefox Hello Not Working and Mozilla Claims the Bug is Invalid

InternetNews: Mozilla announced the Firefox 34 Beta release on October 17 and a key highlight is the new Firefox Hello feature; Only one problem - it doesn't work

CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC Powered By Intel's i7 Haswell

Phoronix: After using it now for another month and putting it through its paces with many strenuous benchmarking workloads and trying out other Linux distributions, I remain enthusiastic about the Intense-PC2

Marble Atlas Review - Alternative to Google Earth

 tuxarena: Marble is a 3D virtual globe application which features various map views

Kickstarter Suspends Anonabox Security Appliance Project

eWEEK: The Anonabox episode serves to highlight the simple fact that there is a great hunger in the marketplace for easily deployed privacy solutions.

Tech Comics: Internet of Things (Whoops)

 Datamation: The Internet of Things offers tremendous promise. Unless a critical factor is forgotten.

Will Android and Chrome marry?

 ZDnet: Perhaps, the better question is: "When will they set the date?" Sooner or later, Google's operating systems will come together.

Qt 5.4 Beta Available

There are a lot of new and interesting things in Qt 5.4

Tails 1.2 is out

This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

Linux is on the right side of history, says open source figurehead

The Inquirer: The Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin talks drones, bugs and Kraftwerk

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GOL Cast: Trying To Strike A Profit In Merchants Of Kaidan

I talk a lot about Early Access, because the majority of games sent to us are on there. The games there range from awesome to awful, and Merchants of Kaidan has a bit of both.

The Wine Development Release 1.7.29 Is Now Available.

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.29 bringing many new features and as many as 44 bugfixes.

A Roundup Of The Last Weeks Linux Gaming

Here is a look back at the last week on GamingOnLinux, an easy way to for you to keep up to date on what has happened in the past week for Linux Gaming!

The Humble Mozilla Bundle

The Humble Mozilla Bundle includes eight games previously available on Linux and another one that hasn't been disclosed. What is different this time is that they can all be run in a web browser.

How To Get A Free XCOM: Enemy Unknown Key

On Greenman Gaming, they are giving a free XCOM: Enemy Unknown Steam key for anyone who is voting in the Golden Joystick awards.

Project CARS Initial Release Delayed

Project CARS, originally an indie game that is now being distributed by BANDAI NAMCO and was set to release for PS4, Xbox One and Windows on November this year, has now been delayed for Spring next year.

SpringRTS Open Source RTS Engine New Release, Featuring SDL2

SpringRTS is an open source real time strategy game engine with lots of games available to play online or against AI bots.

Livestreaming Today At 5 PM UTC (VODs Included)

I decided that it would be a good idea to livestream today to join the people who are already enjoying Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on their penguin boxes. Naturally, TPS is going to be one of the games we are going to play, provided that it works, along with maybe a couple of other titles if we have time.

DeadCore, A Fast-paced Mix Of Platforming & FPS Out For Linux Today

After an endless fall through powerful magnetic storms... you awaken. Your memory erased, you start exploring the world around you. Someone or something is pushing you higher and higher.

Retro-Style Point-And-Click Adventure 'Bik - A Space Adventure' Released On Steam

Bik was originally made available through Humble Widget in July and after having been greenlit just two months later, it got its official Steam release earlier this week. With an entertaining sci-fi story and multiple playable characters I can see why this one quickly became so popular.

Eufloria HD Released On Steam For Linux

The ambient strategy game originally made its début on Steam in October 2009. Now, 5 years later, it's finally officially available for Linux with an HD upgrade and added content.

Lumino City Confirmed, But Delayed For Linux

The gorgeous sequel to 2011's title 'Lume' is slated for release next month. With no news on release platforms the last year we reached out to the developer 'State of Play' to catch up with the status of the Linux release.

Zeno Clash 2 And Abyss Odyssey Will Come To Linux

Zeno Clash 2 & Abyss Odyssey (not to be confused with Abe's Odyssey) have been ported to Linux, but the developer hasn't had time to put them on Steam yet for us.

Game Demos For Linux, Thoughts & A List

While there used to be more game demos in the past of PC gaming, there aren't many developers left that do them. Some thoughts, and a link to a list of demos.

LGSO - Organize Your Game Saves

LGSO is an attempt to clear up your saved games and organise your file system since things are getting rather messy.