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Contributing to OSS

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Many individuals may want to contribute to Linux or some open-source software project. However, many people may not be sure where to start or how to help. Others may not know computer programming and feel that there is no way they can contribute. Well, guess what? There are many ways anyone can…

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Linux Advocacy - My Take

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I recently had something of a debate on the meaning Linux Advocacy and thought I should offer explanation of my take on the topic. Before that, to clarify my background: I’m not by any means an uber-geek, one of those people who see matrix-like code streams everywhere and solve any tech issue with a…

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Android vs. iPhone: Pros and Cons

Datamation: So what's better IOS or Android?

How to break the news that a significant IT transformation is in order

 EnterprisersProject: Five tips to help IT leaders get buy-in on a major undertaking.

Clear Linux Is Among the First Distros to Adopt Kernel 4.7, X.Org Server 1.18.4

 softpedia: A couple of days ago, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the Linux 4.7 kernel, and we were very curious to know which distribution will be the first to adopt it.

Systemback - Restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous state

ostechnix: Systemback allows you to restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous working state.

Avoiding data disasters with Sanoid

Sanoid helps to recover from what Jim Salter likes to call "Humpty Level Events."

How to Install Pure-FTPd with TLS and virtual users on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

 HowToForge: Pure-FTPd has many features like virtual domains, chroot home directory, virtual users, TLS/SSL support, virtual quota and many more.

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Getting Started

Linux.com: So, a few months have passed, and you’ve realized that, wow, you’re not dreaming, and it wasn’t an April Fool’s Joke, but in fact that Ubuntu-on-Windows thing is real!

/dev/random Seeing Improvements For Linux 4.8

Phoronix: Yet another early pull request to talk about for the Linux 4.8 kernel are improvements to /dev/random.

OpenStack Pico and Questa set to Debut in 2017 and 2018

InternetNews: Members of the OpenStack Foundation have been voting on upcoming release names and the results are now in.

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HaxeFlixel, a free and open source cross-platform game framework needs funds on IndieGoGo

Tags:Crowdfunding,Open SourceHaxeFlixel, a free and open source cross-platform game framework that was used in the creation of Defender's Quest is…

Mojang working on new launcher for Minecraft, Linux might not see support

Tags:Sandbox,Editorial For those still playing Minecraft, you may know that Mojang is working on a new launcher that doesn't use Java (hooray!), but…

Death Road to Canada released on Steam with Linux support, some thoughts

Tags:Steam,Initial Thoughts,Indie Game,Adventure,Action,ZombiesDeath Road to Canada is a brand new Linux game that released on Steam recently and a…

GOL Podcast S1E04: Tomb Raider

Tags:PodcastHowdy folks! Yes, I know it has been a very long time since you have hard from us here on the GOL Podcast! So lets talk some updates on…

Epic Games founder thinks Microsoft will essentially break Steam in later versions of Windows 10

Tags:EditorialThanks to PC Gamer we have been pointed to an interview that Tim Sweeney the founder of Epic Games did, and he's blasting Microsoft yet…

The Talos Principle updated with more Vulkan stability and performance

Tags:Vulkan,Steam,Puzzle,Beta Croteam have continued developing their Vulkan backend for The Talos Principle and have pushed the last beta to stable…

Find a missing woman in 'Moirai', a FREE experimental story-driven game with a great twist, some thoughts

Tags:Adventure,Indie Game,SteamMoirai is a very lightweight and short mini-game (only 13 MB and lasts 10 minutes) with an incredible twist at the…

Overlord, Overlord: Raising Hell and Overlord II (new port!) released on Steam for Linux

Tags:Virtual Programming,Steam,RPG,Adventure,ActionOverlord, Overlord: Raising Hell and Overlord II are all now available on Steam for Linux.…

7 Mages brings a touch more of traditional dungeon crawling to Linux

Tags:Adventure,RPG,SteamControlling a party of adventurers, exploring dungeons and fighting weird magical creatures is an RPG tradition as old as the…

Physics-based 3D puzzler Human: Fall Flat released on Steam for Linux

Tags:Steam,Puzzle Human: Fall Flat is an open-ended physics puzzler with an optional local co-op mode, developed by No Brakes Games, and available…

Stardew Valley is now in beta for Linux

Tags:Steam,Simulation,Coming Soon,BetaUpdate: It now seems to be live, I was able to download it and play it. Sadly, it crashes to the desktop right…

Auto-Staccato looks like a great new take on rhythm games

Tags:Action,Greenlight,Indie Game,Music,SteamAuto-Staccato is a new action rhythm game coming to Linux and it's trying to get on Steam. Think of…

Fancy playing Quake with the Vulkan API? Now you can

Tags:Open Source,VulkanI'm a little late on reporting this due to being ill, but Quake has been ported to Vulkan and it's open source of course.…

FOX n FORESTS, a very interesting looking 16-Bit style action platformer is on Kickstarter

Tags:Retro,Platformer,Interview,Editorial,DRM Free,Adventure,ActionFOX n FORESTS, a 16-Bit style action platformer that has adventure and puzzle…

Beat Cop, the retro pixel art adventure game has a new trailer

Tags:Adventure,Coming Soon,RetroBeat Cop is a rather interesting looking 80s inspired pixel art adventure game due out later this year, and it…