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Over a Month On - Conclusion to the GNOME Shell Challenge

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Over a month ago I embarked on my own personal challenge to use GNOME Shell (otherwise just known as GNOME 3) for an entire week. That week happened and went, I wrote some thoughts I had after that initial week, but did not officially end my usage of the Shell. Fast forward to now... I'm still…

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Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays?

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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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How FOSS Brought New Life To My Once Linux-Unfriendly Laptop

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Many of you can probably relate to this: that machine, whether it be a laptop or a desktop computer, that just seems to hate any Linux operating system you throw at it. Poor performance, inefficiency or non-working bits of hardware or functionalities seem the norm whenever you try your favourite…

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GOG.com bringing Linux support is a great thing

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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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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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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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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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How to monitor online prices on Linux

 xmodulo: Anyone who does a bit of online shopping knows that one of the most important rules to get the best deal possible is to look for the product you want on multiple shopping platforms.

Must-have GNOME extension: gTile

Fedora Magazine: Tiling window managers have always interested me, but spending a lot of time tinkering with config files or learning how to wrangle them? Not so much.

Workload deployment tools for OpenStack

OpenSource.com: Heat is an orchestration service to launch multiple composite cloud applications using templates.

Tesora Delivers OpenStack Database-as-a-Service for Enterprises

OSstatic: As the OpenStack cloud computing arena grows, a whole ecosystem of tools is growing along with it.

Red Hat Set to Grow Thanks to Cloud and Containers

ServerWatch: For the quarter, Red Hat reported revenue of $446 million for a 19 percent year-over-year gain.

Linus Torvalds and others on Linux's systemd

 ZDnet: Systemd has been widely adopted by Linux distributions, but many developers hate it.

Siego Throws Flame, Office Suite Kumbaya & OS Face Off

 FOSSforce: Wearing your fireproof underwear?

Phabricator: An Open Source Powerful Project Management Tool for Linux

 tecmint: Phabricator is an open source Project Management tool

Install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu / Debian

 HowOpenSource: PhpMyAdmin is a free open source tool written in PHP developed for giving users the ability to interact with their MySQL databases

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Oculus Rift DK1 VR Device Is Now Open Source

The Oculus Rift DK1 virtual reality device is no longer worked on as it has been succeded by the DK2, so what better way to continue life in the DK1 than to open source bits of it?

Heavy Bullets FPS Officially Released Out Of Early Access

Heavily Bullets is a highly colourful first person shooter that has been on Linux for a while, but it's now a finished game and has left early access.

SNOW, A Winter Sports Game Shows A Teaser On Linux, Powered By CryEngine

SNOW is an upcoming free to play, open world winter sports game that is going to use CryEngine and the developers sent a little teaser out.

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition For Linux Is In Testing

Even though we still haven't gotten the Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition the developer has noted on twitter that Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition is already in testing for Linux, and it's promising.

The Wine Development Release 1.7.27 Is Now Available.

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.27 bringing many new features and as many as 22 bugfixes.

Tropico 5 Officially Released For Linux

Tropico 5 has finally been officially release for Linux, so it's time to become a dictator and see how it runs on Linux.

Double Fine’s Decision To Drop Spacebase DF-9 Is Another Huge Blow For Indie Games

Double Fine’s decision to pull the plug on Spacebase DF-9 may seem on the surface like just the latest act by a developer taking gamers for a ride, but such decisions could have huge consequences for the flourishing indie scene as a whole.

Darksiders For Linux Has A Slight Delay As Bugs Are Found

The developer porting Darksiders to Linux has sent word out to all Linux gamers waiting patiently that it hit a slight delay.

Techland Shoot Down Any Hope Of Hellraid & Dying Light On Linux

Techland's Chrome Engine 6 will support Linux, but it seems they don't yet have enough faith in Linux as a gaming platform after we spoke to them again.

Cannon Brawl Blasts Onto Linux, It's Really Good

Cannon Brawl has just been released for Linux and quite rightfully deserves a write up, as it's really quite fun.

SPACECOM Strategy Game Released, Another Day 1 Linux Release

SPACECOM is a very interesting minimalistic strategy game from Flow Combine I've had a chance to play a bit of, and I like it.

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut Now Available & Day 1 Linux Release

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut is the standalone and reworked version of Shadowrun: Dragonfall with new missions, a revamped combat system and more.

Torment: Tides Of Numenera New Video, Looks Absolutely Stunning

Torment: Tides of Numenera is another game heading to Linux from inXile entertainment that was funded on Kickstarter. They have released a new video to show off just how amazing it looks.

DoubleFine Ceasing Spacebase DF-9 Development, Releasing Code For Modders

DoubleFine has announced it will cease development on Spacebase DF-9 and release their Lua code for modders to carry the dream on.

Arena Vex, An Online Multiplayer Knockout Arena Is Out For Linux

Arena Vex, a remake of the popular Warcraft 3 map Warlock, has been officially released for Linux. Arena Vex is an online multiplayer knock-out arena with loads of intense action and tactical gameplay that’s great for LAN parties and competitive play.