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Corebird, An Alternative GTK+3 Twitter Client

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By Andrew Powell

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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By Victor Clarke

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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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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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

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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.

Darkwood Arrives To Scare Linux Gamers

Darkwood is an interesting take on the horror and survival genre with a top down perspective and a really dark setting.

The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing 1 Is In Closed Beta On Linux

It was already reported that The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing is coming to Linux a while ago. I can now confirm that the first game is in closed beta on Linux right now. Even though the game is in early beta and is quite rough around the edges, it looks great and is mostly playable.