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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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When Distros Go South

 FOSSforce: I don't mean system stability, that is a given with Linux, but developer stability.

IBM Set to Debut New Power 8 Servers in October [VIDEO]

ServerWatch: In an exclusive video interview with ServerWatch, Balog reveals that IBM has new Power 8 servers set to be announced in October.

Red Hat Improves Hybrid Cloud Management, OpenStack Platforms

eWEEK: One of the big new additions is based on an initiative that Red Hat developers had originally called Project Stay Puft .

Mozilla Adding Granular App Permissions to Firefox OS

ThreatPost: Mozilla is set to add a feature to its mobile Firefox OS that will give users the ability to revoke any application’s permissions on a granular basis.

GitHub.io killed the distro star: Why are people so bored with the top Linux makers?

The Register: Matthew Miller is a little concerned. As the new project leader for the Fedora Linux distribution, he thinks Fedora 20 is great and Fedora 21, when it ships, will be the best release ever.

Opening Up in New Ways: How the OpenPOWER Foundation is Taking Open to New Places

Linux.com: It’s no secret that open development is the key to rapid and continuous technology innovation.

Android may have already killed Samsung's Tizen OS

 ITworld: Frankly, I wonder sometimes why Samsung is even bothering with Tizen.

Don't Fret Linus, Desktop Linux Will Slowly Gain Traction

 FOSSforce: With the success of Chromebooks, it's only a matter of time before the OEMs start pushing well designed laptops and desktops with customized versions of Linux installed.

$49 TiVo OTA and streaming DVR targets cordcutters

 LinuxGizmos: TiVo introduced a Linux-based DVR for "cordcutters" who want to eliminate cable fees by obtaining their TV content from Internet streams and OTA broadcasts.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

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.

GOL Cast: Casting Spells At Flying Skulls In Ziggurat

Steam's Early Access is filled with games these days that are annoying to cover due to missing assets, bugs, bad performance and unfinished gameplay mechanics. In my opinion only few games out there are worth picking up. And I believe Ziggurat is one of them.

Happy Birthday...Linux!

23 years ago today Linux was officially born into the world. It's time to get your party hats out and play some games.

GOL Asks Again: What Have You Been Playing Recently?

There's been a lot of new releases recently with no signs of slowing down, so what have you been investing your time in recently?

The Wine Development Release 1.7.25 Is Now Available.

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.25 bringing many new features and as many as 35 bugfixes.

Developers Of The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter Looking Into Linux

One of the developers of a ”next-gen” first-person mystery game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter tweeted out that they are looking into Linux as one of the platforms to release for.

Distance Racing Game Now In Beta

Distance, the successor of Nitronic Rush entered beta and promises some pretty intense survival racing.

Review: Electronic Super Joy A Beat-Bumping Platformer

This week I took a look at Michael Todd's Electronic Super Joy: a fast-paced unforgiving platformer. I missed the initial release last year, and it must be said I was missing out. It's certainly not perfect, but the soundtrack alone may be enough for many of you.