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Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays?

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By Andrew Powell

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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GOG.com bringing Linux support is a great thing

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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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Linode Releases Open Source Cloud Hosting Documentation

 The VAR Guy: Cloud hosting provider Linode has made the documentation for its platform open source, allowing anyone to access the information and contribute to it.

Red Hat starts work on 64-bit ARM servers

 ZDnet: Red Hat and its partners are betting that 64-bit ARM processors are ready for the data center.

OrFoxOS combines Firefox OS and Tor on a $25 smartphone

 ITworld: OrFoxOS combines Firefox OS and Tor to help protect your privacy.

The making of the Raspberry Pi Model B+

 Raspi: The Director of Hardware at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, James Adams, walks through the making of the new and improved Raspberry Pi Model B+

Ubuntu for Phones to Integrate Nokia HERE Maps

 softpedia: Canonical has announced that Ubuntu mobile devices will use Nokia HERE maps by default, making this the start of a very interesting partnership.

Builder: A New Development IDE Being Built For GNOME

Phoronix: GNOME Builder is a new integrated development environment (IDE) being developed for building GNOME applications faster and better.

New Open Source Effort Provides Free Cloud Orchestration as a Service

Linux.com: Orchestration can bring benefits to many parts of IT, but its potential may well be greatest of all in the highly complex world of cloud computing.

Step By Step Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) LAMP Server Setup

 UbuntuGeek: In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go.

LibreOffice 4.3 Arrives with 30 New Excel Formulas and Support for Microsoft Works Spreadsheets

 softpedia: The Document Foundation has announced that the final version for LibreOffice 4.3 is now available for all platforms

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

Airships: Conquer The Skies Updates, Enters Greenlight

Airships: Conquer the Skies, an indie steampunk RTS, goes for the Greenlight with a new version. Only you can help it.

NeonXSZ Cyberspace FPS Arrives On Steam In August

NeonXSZ is quite a unique FPS set in cyberspace that we have covered before, but it's come a long way development wise and will be heading to Steam in August.

The Witcher 3 Is Reportedly Really Coming To Linux

A redditor emailed in to highlight a post they made on reddit after going to SDCC where they spoke to the developers of The Witcher. The developers confirmed to them a Linux version of The Witcher 3 exists.

The Witcher 2 Has A New Performance Focused Beta For Linux

The Witcher 2 now has a second beta for Linux which is aimed at improving performance for Nvidia users currently, and in future for AMD too.

Two Tribes Brand New Platform Shooter RIVE Comng To Linux

After going through some changes the refreshed Two Tribes team got to work on a brand new game called RIVE. The game looks beautiful and it's heading to Linux.

Watch The Unreal Tournament Developers Play Team Deathmatch

The crew from Epic Games are at it again. We have now been teased to a video showing the Unreal Tournament crew playing Team Deathmatch in the brand new game.

Pulstar Twin Stick Shooter Released On Steam For Linux

Pulstar has been updated on Steam to add a Linux version! Pulstar is a fast paced arcade game that brings back the basic of its genre, and it sure is vibrant.

Stronghold 3 Gold Looks Closer To A Linux Version

We already gave you confirmation that Stronghold 3 Gold was heaving to Linux, but in the past week it seems there has been more progress.

Space Pirates And Zombies Now On GOG DRM Free For Linux

You can now grab Space Pirates and Zombies DRM free from GOG.com as they build up their game collection.

Only If Free Adventure Game Released On Steam For Linux

Only If is a surreal first person adventure-puzzle game. You play as Anthony Clyde, who, after a heavy night of partying, wakes up to find himself in an unfamiliar bed with no memory of the previous night's events.

GOL Cast: Metal Music And Zombie Apocalypse In Rock Zombie

If you've played Left 4 Dead 2, then you might have had the chance to smash zombies with a guitar. However, if you haven't then here's a game that focuses exactly on that. Cue the music and let's go kill a horde or two.

Sales Statistics From Developers Part 3

Here we are again! I know how much people enjoy statistics (snore!), but when it comes to Linux and how well games perform on it we all need to see.

Street Arena, A Top Down Action Game Much Like Early GTA Games

Street Arena is the re-branded version of "Greedy Car Thieves" which is a promising looking top down action game involving cars, and it looks a lot like the early Grand Theft Auto games.

Bik, A 2D Point & Click Adventure In Space

Bik is quite an interesting looking point & click adventure, and it's available for Linux. We check it out and let you know how it plays.

Gods Will Be Watching Now Out For Linux, And It's Hard

Gods Will Be Watching is a game that is quite hard to describe, and it's bloody hard as well. It's a pixel art point and click adventure game where you need to be quite brutal.