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Evolve OS - an Upcoming Linux Distribution Featuring a New Desktop Environment

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Evolve OS is a new upcoming Linux distribution based on openSUSE and sporting a new desktop environment based on the Gnome 3 stack. You may immediately be thinking, is this yet another 'Ubuntu Killer' promising a lot and ultimately delivering little? But Evolve OS has a different philosophy and…

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How strong is peer review in open source?

 OpenSource.com: Code review is common among proprietary software development firms, yet the nature of open source development can pose some challenges.

Mozilla Firefox for Apple IOS iPhone Code Emerges on Github

InternetNews: The new Firefox-ios effort in contrast kinda/sorta looks like it's a real browser.

Creating your First App on Linux with Python and Flask

 techarena51: Whether playing on Linux or working on Linux there is high chance you have come across a program written in python.

How Linux containers can solve a problem for defense virtualization

 OpenSource.com: As the virtualization of U.S. defense agencies commences, the technology's many attributes and drawbacks are becoming apparent.

Imitate Fake Hollywood Terminal Hacking Melodrama with This Amazing App for Ubuntu

 softpedia: Why not make the current terminal and apps work act like they do in the movies, with no functionality whatsoever

How to filter, split or merge pcap files on Linux

 xmodulo: If you are a network admin who are involved in testing an intrusion detection system or network access control policy, you may often rely on offline analysis using collected packet dumps.

MPAA Wants to Use DMCA to Effectively Bring Back SOPA

 FOSSforce: The movie moguls want to do this in the name of fighting their old monster-under-the-bed, content piracy.

Google delivers an early Christmas gift: Google Drive support for ODF

 ITworld: Google, in a surprise move, today announced support for ODF (Open Document Format) in its products.

What is Ubuntu Snappy?

 The Linux Rain: If you're anything like me, you've probably heard about this new thing from Canonical called "Snappy" Ubuntu Core, but at the same time trying to understand exactly what it is may leave you cross-eyed

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The Weekly Livestream Is Here Once More At 6 PM UTC!

It's nearly Christmas but it's not yet time to lean back and relax for it's Livestream Friday! So join me while I try some Civ: BE and Interstellar Marines along with your recommended games.

Mount And Blade: Warband DLC "Viking Conquest" Is Out

A new DLC for Mount And Blade: Warband has been released to mixed reception due to it being rather buggy, but it did come with Linux support as standard.

Civilization: Beyond Earth Released For Linux, On Sale & You Can Win Some Keys

Aspyr Media have done it again! Civilization: Beyond Earth is now officially available for Linux, and we have keys to throw through the screen.

New Minecraft Game Announced Coming From Telltale Games, Linux Status Unknown

Minecraft: Story Mode is a brand new adventure being created around Minecraft, but sadly Linux has been left out in the cold it seems.

Endless Legend Will Come To Linux, Suffering Delays

Thanks to our supporter, FutureSuture, we have word that Endless Legend will still come to Linux, but it has suffered delays.

Move Crates In Odd 3D Platformer 'Job Lozenge'

It's no easy job to explain exactly what Job Lozenge is. That it's a game out of the ordinary is certain though.

Windows Games On Linux, WINE & PlayOnLinux

Although WINE is a difficult beast to tame, it can be done quite effectively with a little help from a program called PlayOnLinux

New EU Tax Rule Could Ruin A Lot Of Indie Developers

Not something we cover very often, but it seems the EU is introducing new rules that could really ruin things for indie developers. It could also cause price changes across many stores.

Interstellar Marines Update 16 “Assault On Starcrown Aerospace” Is Live

One of my favourite tactical FPS games on Linux just released an update that adds the second campaign map to the game, along with some gameplay fixes.

SuperTuxKart 0.8.2 Beta Released

This update hauls the new graphical engine "Antartica". The highlight of this new engine is the improved light and shadow rendering which makes STK 0.8.2 looks much better than previous versions.

Gorgeous Stealth Platformer 'Fossil Echo' Is Coming To Linux, Trailer Has Been Released

Fossil Echo is a hand-animated game about a boy on a great journey to reach a giant tower in the middle of the sea. It's influenced by the Oddworld series, Ico and Studio Ghibli films.

Deadnaut From Screwfly Studios Needing Linux Feedback

Screwfly Studios second game 'Deadnaut' is looking to come to Linux, but their new Linux demo needs some testing and feedback first. Get to work people!

Hearthlands City Builder Now On Steam For Linux

Hearthlands is the fantastic looking city builder in early access that we took a look at recently, and it is now on Steam.

Civilization: Beyond Earth Arrives On Linux This Thursday

Aspyr Media have announced that the Linux version of Civilization: Beyond Earth will release on Thursday at 12PM CST/6PM UTC.

Kerbal Space Program Goes Beta, Beta Late Than Never

Kerbal Space Program has been updated again with a huge update, and brings it into the "beta" phase of development. They will now start to implement the final major components to career mode.