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Corebird, An Alternative GTK+3 Twitter Client

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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Open Source Game Corner

 GamingOnLinux: Giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian

 xmodulo: Even though ownCloud is very similar to the widely-used Dropbox cloud storage, the primary difference is that ownCloud is free and open-source, making it possible to set up a Dropbox-like cloud storage service on your own server.

Setting up an Apt-Cache Server Using Apt-Cacher-NG in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

 tecmint: Apt-Cacher-NG is a caching proxy server (or apt proxy) for Debian based distributions

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1 Officially Released, Experience a Retrospective Future - Gallery

 softpedia: Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now available for download.

Netflix open sources internal threat monitoring tools

 NetworkWorld: Netflix has released three internal tools it uses to catch hints on the Web that hackers might target its services.

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the Exploration of Alien Planets

 softpedia: NASA is constantly working on projects that will eventually be useful in the outer space and on alien planets, and it looks like they are going there with the help of Linux and Ubuntu.

Drupal 7.31 Released - Installing and Configuring on Debian/Ubuntu

 tecmint: Today, Drupal is one of the most famous CMS in the world running millions of websites worldwide.

Considering Legacy UNIX/Linux Issues

LinuxJournal: Legacy support—it's a big challenge for every software developer, and although Bash and the Linux command-line world hasn't changed that much in the past few years, it's still something to consider before you ship your own software (even if it's free software).

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Strife, The New MOBA From S2 Games Is Now In Open Beta For Linux & It's Free

Strife is the brand new free to play MOBA from S2 Games who created Heroes Of Newerth, Savage & Savage 2. Is it any better than other MOBA's though?

Brigador, An Isometric Action Game Has An Explosive New Trailer

Brigador is really shaping up to be something truly fun looking, and this new trailer shows it off well.

The Metro Redux FPS Games Will Require OpenGL 4 On Linux

In an interview with eurogamer Oles Shishkovstov the chief technical officer of 4A Games made some remarks about the Linux version of the new Metro FPS games.

Planetary Annihilation Releasing Next Month, New Epic Trailer

Planetary Annihilation is to officially release on September the 5th, the current Linux version is terribly buggy, but the latest test build is very promising.

Braid's Linux Version Is Finally Heading To Steam

Braid is finally set to have the already released Linux version of the hit indie game on Steam, so that's another one down.

The Journey Down Chapter 2 Released For Linux

The Journey Down has returned to our Linux gaming boxes with the promise of more pointing and clicking.

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.