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GOG.com Launches Linux Support, Ahead Of Schedule

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That's right, GOG.com has just announced they are supporting Linux, way ahead of their scheduled dates of around October or November. The launch brings 50 Linux-compatible games right away. GOG.com announced it on their website today, no doubt to the surprise of many. GOG.com says that 100 Linux…

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First Release Of KDE's Plasma 5 Desktop Arrives

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For those looking forward to the next-gen incarnation of the KDE Plasma Desktop, the first release of Plasma 5 has now arrived. A polished up UI, new default desktop theme and high-DPI support are some of the big obvious changes while still managing to maintain the traditional design and workflow.…

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Grim Fandango Remake Coming To Linux

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GNU/Linux gaming keeps on getting better and a recent announcement from developer Double Fine has caused much excitement. The remake of Grim Fandango is coming to Linux, alongside the console exclusive Playstation 4 and Vita versions as well as Windows and Mac! Double Fine initially made the…

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The Witcher 2 Lands On Steam For Linux, Is A 'Windows Wrapper' Port

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There was much rejoicing and fanfare earlier today among Linux gamers eagerly awaiting the Linux release of The Witcher 2 - Assassins of Kings, which has landed on Steam For Linux. However, some of the rejoicing was short-lived. It didn't take long for Linux users to dig deeper into the downloaded…

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Birdie Twitter App to be Rewritten

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It was only a bit over a week ago that I wrote an article on the Birdie Twitter application. Well, now the Birdie team is scrapping the current codebase and looks to be rebooting the application as Birdie 2.0. In a blog post titled "It's time to say goodbye" on the 26th February 2014, the Birdie…

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Humble Indie Bundle 11 Adds 3 More Games; Plus! Portal 2 Beta Arrives

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Humble Indie Bundle 11 adds another three games plus Valve announces the release of the Portal 2 beta for Linux! Humble Indie Bundle 11 launched last week, featuring six cross-platform games, although at this stage only five are completely Linux compatible. As usual the three additional games have…

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Humble Indie Bundle 11 Launches

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It's that time again folks, another Humble Indie Bundle has landed featuring 6 Linux compatible games. Well, sort of... for now, let's just say 5 Linux compatible games. It almost seems like the Humble Bundles are rolling out quicker and quicker these days. Humble Indie Bundle 11 has recently…

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Upstart/Systemd war over - Ubuntu to switch to systemd

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The popular but at times controversial init/system management daemon known as systemd looks to be becoming the de facto init standard in the Linux world as Ubuntu decides to switch to systemd in place of Upstart. Mark Shuttleworth revealed the upcoming changes in a blog post titled 'Losing…

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Space Pioneer - an ambitious Kickstarter project promising day one Linux support

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"Created by real world astronauts, scientists and architects. Build vast colonies and cities. Explore the many unknowns of our universe!" That's the tagline of the ambitious space sim/real time strategy game Kickstarter project by Space Enigma Studios, who is also promising day one Linux support.…

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Humble Indie Bundle X Adds 3 More Games

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As we come to expect from the Humble Indie Bundles, with around 6 days remaining, another 3 games have been added to the latest Bundle for those paying above the average purchase price. Humble Indie Bundle X launched last week, featuring games such as To The Moon, Joe Danger 2: The Movie, Papo…

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Analyst Watch: Ten reasons why open-source software will eat the world

SDtimes: To be sure, many major Web companies like Google and Yahoo have been leveraging open-source dynamics aggressively and contribute back to the community.

Linux 4.1 rc1

Linus Torvalds: 4.1 seems to be smack dab in the middle of the normal range for the last couple of years.

How I shrunk a Docker image by 98.8% – featuring fanotify

Is there anything like a “diet program for Docker Images” ?

Microsoft continues earning money from Linux -- increases patent licensing agreements

betanews: Many people -- let's call them 'haters' -- like to make fun of Microsoft's mobile market share with Windows Phone.

Google Provides Detailed Analysis of GitHub Attack Traffic

ThreatPost: The high-profile DDoS attack against GitHub that went on for several days last month was the end result of an operation that included several phases and extensive testing and optimization by the attackers

Debian 8.0 Jessie has been released!

There's a new sheriff in town. And her name is Jessie.

Build Your Own Linux Distro

LinuxVoice: Do you have a favourite distro that you’ve spent hours customising?

Btrfs In Linux 4.1 Has Fixes For File-Systems Of 20 Terabytes & Up

Phoronix: It's nearing the end of the Linux 4.1 kernel and Chris Mason has now sent in his pull request of Btrfs file-system updates for this next kernel update.

How to Install ‘atop’ to Monitor Logging Activity of Linux System Processes

tecmint: Atop is a full screen performance monitor that can report the activity of all processes, even the ones that have been completed

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Antisquad Turn Based Strategy Released For Linux As Promised

We can add 'InsGames' to the list of developers who promise a Linux version, and deliver it eventually! Just over a year ago I wrote about the…

Arma 3 Certainly Looks Closer To A Linux Version

A few days ago we notified you about signs of Arma 3 coming to Linux, and now it looks even more likely. If you didn't notice (like me) that Arma 3…

The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter Is Being Moved To Unreal Engine 4, Should Come To Linux

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a gorgeous looking exploration and mystery game that will be moved to Unreal Engine 4. The developers stated they…

Gabe Newell Takes To Reddit To Answer Questions On Steam Paid Mods

In an attempt to cool things down, Gabe Newell of Valve took to reddit to answer questions and concerns from people. I throw some opinions in too.…

Zowie Gear EC2-A Gaming Mouse: A Linux Gamer's Review, Initial Impressions And Early Performance

Zowie Gear EC2-A: A Linux Gamer's Review Initial Impressions and Early PerformanceBy KyrottimusBackground: First off, let me start by stating that…

Stop Everything, Tea Party Simulator 2015 Released For Linux

Will these joke simulator games ever end? Who honestly is going to buy Tea Party Simulator 2015? Goat Simulator was funny, but this... Am I dreaming,…

The New Trailer For 'Chroma Squad' Is Madness, Check It Out

I'm actually quite excited to give Chroma Squad a go, and this brand new trailer is showing off the gameplay rather well. The game has been in closed…

Dungeons 2 Strategy Game Released On Steam For Linux

Dungeons 2 is another game to come to Linux thanks to Kalypso Media Digital, and it's very much like the old Dungeon Keeper games. Reviewers are…

Will Fight For Food: Super Actual Sellout: Game Of The Hour Released For Linux

Will Fight for Food: Super Actual Sellout: Game of the Hour wins my award for most annoying name of a game ever. That aside the game has been…

Survivor Squad: Gauntlets Adds Linux Support, Looks Really Fun

Survivor Squad: Gauntlets has recently added Linux support to their Early Access title. Honestly, I didn't think much of it looking at screenshots,…

Remember Your Weekly Dose Of Livestream Starting At 5 PM UTC!

Can you guess what day it is? No? Fine, it's Friday and that means we get to do the gamings and streamings for you people. Live, naturally. Watch…

Steam Officially Starts Allowing Paid Mods In The Workshop, People Are Upset

In a move that is not even remotely surprising to me, Valve has started rolling out the ability for mod authors to sell their works. I think…

Demise Of Nations: Rome Enters Early Access, Free To Play Strategy Game For Linux

I know, I used that terrible free to play term in a title again didn’t I! They are doing it in an odd way too, with only one map playable…

Crypt Of The NecroDancer Exits Early Access, Get With The Beat

Crypt of the NecroDancer was a bloody good idea for a game, and it is executed well. The game has now left Early Access. I’ve spent a total of…

Parcel, A Cyberpunk Puzzler Exits Early Access On Steam For Linux

Parcel is a Cyberpunk puzzle game from Polar Bunny Ltd that kept our flesk pretty hooked, and less than a month later it has come out of Early…