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Corebird, An Alternative GTK+3 Twitter Client

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By Andrew Powell

If you're like me, you may not have heard much about Corebird, a native GTK+3 Twitter client. Which is a bit surprising really, as Corebird is a very nice and stable application that holds it's own with any of the other clients out there and deserves more love. There's a few Linux Twitter clients…

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B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution

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By Victor Clarke

Switching to Linux requires users to abandon their usual set of favourite programs and to employ what is available. In terms of archive utilities the first and most obvious choice is the GNOME desktop environment File Roller. But does a Linux neophyte ready to get into all that stuff at once?…

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SeaMonkey - More than a Web Browser

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By Andrew Powell

If you're anything like me, you may have thought or assumed that SeaMonkey was just a web browser; perhaps just a rebranded Firefox like Iceweasel. But it is in fact much more and has the name "all-in-one internet application suite" for a reason. SeaMonkey is free and open-source and is a…

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Review: Broken Age - Act 1

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By Andrew Powell

A sheltered, over-protected, bored boy in space. A girl in a fairytale style land who is thrust into becoming an offering to a giant sea monster. Talking trees. Hippy lumberjacks. Broken Age has it all. And then some. Broken Age (Act 1) is a point and click adventure game officially released by…

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Review: Euro Truck Simulator 2

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By Andrew Powell

If you've never been a real sim game buff or especially never played a game the likes of the Euro Truck Simulator series, you would probably snicker or roll your eyes at the idea of driving trucks from A to B, often long hauls, being "fun". But you know, I once thought the same thing! But, as you…

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Review: Salvation Prophecy

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By Andrew Powell

If you love a good space romp and shooty shooty lasers you owe it to yourself to try this one. First off It's best not to play the first half hour or so and judge the game right away. Yes, it's an indie game (made by pretty much one man, no less) and the graphics and animations won't impress anyone…

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DNF Makes It A Step Closer To Replacing Yum On Fedora

Phoronix: DNF 0.6.1 was released today and this updated open-source package manager picked up a few more features as it's still in pursuit of replacing Yum on Fedora systems.

Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun

Linux.com: Let me make one thing clear up front: I like Docker.

Why Linux Isn't a Desktop Alternative

 Datamation: It's not a matter of technology so much as one of attitude.

Announcing Apache CloudMonkey 5.2.0

Apache: Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0 is the latest feature release of the CloudStack command line interface tool.

How to use on-screen virtual keyboard on Linux

 xmodulo: On-screen virtual keyboard is an alternative input method that can replace a real hardware keyboard.

Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Resigns

eWEEK: After 12 years on the job, Brian Stevens suddenly leaves his post, but it has nothing to do with Red Hat politics.

Sysstat :All-in-One System Performance and Usage Activity Monitoring Tool For Linux

 tecmint: Sysstat is really a handy tool which comes with number of utilities to monitor system resources

Open Source Software: Sailing Into Friendlier Seas

LinuxInsider: It used to be that companies would allow employees to work on open source projects only grudgingly.

Git 2.1 Released: What's New

InfoQ: Two-and-a-half months after Git 2.0, a new version of Git has been released.

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Screencheat Is A Genius New FPS For Linux & It's Fun

Screencheat is a pretty funny idea. The days of split-screen play on old games console FPS games allowed you to see where the other players are, and this game incorporates that into the actual game-play. It has a Linux version too, so we can join in on the cheating fun.

Sentris, An Early Access Musical Challenge Game For Linux

Sentris is a new kind of music game that puts you at the epicenter of musical creation. It's colourful and filled with great music, so what more could you want?

Metro 2033 Redux For Linux Looks Closer To Reality

Metro 2033 Redux is confirmed for Linux, but the actual release date isn't certain yet. Luckily thanks as usual to the excellent SteamDB it looks like it's coming sooner rather than later.

GOG Announce DRM-free Movies, And Some Games Are Being Removed

GOG are DRM-free champions that's for sure, and since they support Linux now we can join in on the fun. They have now announced DRM-free movies, but they will also be removing some games.

Company Of Heroes 2 Looks Like It Is Heading To Linux

Company of Heroes 2 a well loved real time strategy game from Relic Entertainment and SEGA looks like it is heading to Linux thanks to information taking from the excellent SteamDB website.

The Open Source Game Corner Part 3

The third part in my articles on giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

Universe Sandbox 2, A Physics Based Space Simulator Now In Alpha & On Linux

Universe Sandbox 2 is a physics based space simulator. We never got the original on Linux, but as teased the developers are delivering with Universe Sandbox 2.

Crystal Picnic, A Colourful 2D RPG Released

Crystal Picnic is a fantastic looking 2D RPG that is created as a tribute to the old action RPG games. Created by "Nooskewl" the developers of Monster RPG 2.

Ioquake3 FPS Game Engine Switching Over To SDL2

Not major news, but good news nonetheless. Ioquake3 is the veaily modified engine that was originally used for the Quake III Arena game.

The Funding Crowd 37 (Aug 6th-26th)

Welcome to a new issue of The Funding Crowd! It looks like the summer lull is definitely over, as tons of interesting and good-looking projects are knocking at our doors in search of our pledges.

SteamOS Beta 133 Released

The latest and greatest from Valve's Gaming OS! Now with a newer Linux kernel and an updated Nvidia Driver!

AI War: Fleet Command Strategy Game Released For Linux

AI War: Fleet Command has been officially released for Linux and that makes it Arcen Games full collection. AI War is an interesting take on the strategy genre and what I lovingly call Icon Wars.

Bravada Now Available On Steam & It's Great

Bravada is a game we showed you a little while ago, and we were surprised at how good it was! It's now on Steam, so if you missed it before now is better than ever.

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!

Leadwerks Game Engine Now On Steam For Linux

Leadwerks for Linux is now officially available on Steam and it brings native game development with it.