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First Release Of KDE's Plasma 5 Desktop Arrives

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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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Birdie Twitter App to be Rewritten

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By Andrew Powell

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 Launches

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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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Humble Indie Bundle X Adds 3 More Games

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By Andrew Powell

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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Cities in Motion 1 and 2 arrive on Linux, including DLC

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By Andrew Powell

Just mere days after Paradox Interactive announced the Cities in Motion franchise was coming to Linux, it has already arrived! Both Cities in Motion 1 and 2 have landed on Linux, including all currently available DLC content. Normally, I'd leave upcoming or just released gaming news to others such…

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Chromebook gains, Microsoft worries

 ZDnet: NPD reveals that Chromebook sales are exploding and Microsoft is starting to get worried.

CentOS 7: Upgrading from CentOS 6.x In Place

 LinuxAcademy: In addition to walking through the upgrade process, a lot of good information is shared about how to make the upgrade successful and equally important, laying out scenarios that are likely to give you trouble and why.

How to manage DigitalOcean VPS droplets from the command line on Linux

 xmodulo: DigitalOcean is one of the hottest new kids in the block in the cloud VPS hosting market.

20 things to do after installing Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

 BinaryTides: Elementary OS is another very cool linux distro based on Ubuntu.

$25 MIPS SBC extends Arduino with WiFi and OpenWRT

 LinuxGizmos: The Arbor Linux Shield combines a V-Solution COM running Linux on an Atheros AR9331 with a baseboard that can act as a Linux SBC or as an Arduino shield.

Leadwerks Game Developer Toolkit Now Heading To Steam For Linux

 GamingOnLinux: The Leadwerks developers have overcome some issues they faced that prevented the Linux version of Leadwerks appearing on Steam.

Is PHP 6 or PHP 7 Next?

InternetNews: From the 'open-source nomenclature' files

Six Clicks: More Linux single-board computers

 ZDnet: There are many great Linux-powered single-board computers, starting with the new Raspberry Pi B+.

Linux 3.16 rc6

Linus Torvalds: Week by week, we're getting to what is supposed to be the last rc's, but quite frankly, things aren't calming down the way they are supposed to.

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GOL Cast: Hacking Looters To Pieces In Mount & Blade: Warband

I really like roleplaying games and I'm always on lookout for new RPGs to play, especially if they are native. You can probably imagine how happy I was when I heard that we'd be getting a new one in the form of Mount & Blade: Warband. Well, let's see if it's any good!

The Long Dark A Post-digital Survival Game To Be On Linux At Launch

The Long Dark promises to be an interesting take on the survival game genre with an "original" art style. It does look pretty good, and the final version will be on Linux.

Mother 4 An RPG & Fan-made Sequel To Mother/Earthbound Coming To Linux

Mother 4 is a traditional RPG set in an idealized vintage America, following the adventures of a young boy and the leader of a biker gang, who get caught up in the whirlwind events surrounding a group calling themselves the Modern Men.

Clockwork Empires From Gaslamp Games Should Be On Linux In August

Clockwork Empires is the next game from the developers behind the hit Dungeons of Dredmor, and they are nearing a Linux release!

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Has A New Beta Version With Major Improvements

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition has a brand new beta version out that has some pretty nice improvements, and for Linux gamers they are great.

So Many Me Puzzle Platformer, Our Impressions On Linux

Brand new to Linux is a funny little game called So Many Me. The game is a charming puzzle platformer that has great visuals and a chirpy main character.

Leadwerks Game Developer Toolkit Now Heading To Steam For Linux

The Leadwerks developers have overcome some issues they faced that prevented the Linux version of Leadwerks appearing on Steam.

Towns Building Sim Is Alive Again, Version 14d Released

Towns has a bit of colourful history sadly, but that hasn't stopped a brand new update coming out which is excellent for anyone who picked it up after all that kerfuffle before.

Where Kerbals Fear To Tread, Kerbal Space Program 0.24 Out Now

Budget caps to blow, reputations to ruin and missions to fail have now come to career mode in the fantastic sandbox space simulator from Squad.

Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative Now On Steam For Linux

A big Portal 2 mod is now for sale on Steam for Linux promising to expand the game rather a lot with new content. Complete with new characters and voice acting.

SteamOS Update 123 Pushed To Alchemist Beta

Valve's SteamOS has been updates again and here's the low down on SteamOS. Now with less reboots needed!

Open Source FPS/RTS Hybrid Unvanquished Alpha 29 Released

The great looking Unvanquished has once again pushed out a major alpha bump to the game bringing it that step closer to a more stable and feature filled game.

Battlepaths RPG Now On Linux, And We Take A Look

Battlepaths an interesting little 2D RPG has recently been ported to Linux, and we take a look to make sure you know if it's any good.

Get Your Dancing Shoes On, Crypt Of The Necrodancer Comes To Linux Soon

The excellent and frustrating Crypt of the Necrodancer comes to Steam Early Access on the 30th of July, and comes complete with a Linux version.

Darkwood Release Date For Linux & Interactive Trailer!

Darkwood is a dark survival game that blends a few different types of games together, and originally Linux was a delayed release, but they actually delayed their own release so that Linux is now a day 1 release. They have now finally given an Early Access release date with a fancy interactive trailer.