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B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution


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? Let’s f…

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Linux 4.7 rc1

Linus Torvalds: This time around we have a fairly big change to the vfs layer

Never Lose Another File Again By Mastering Mlocate

It's not uncommon for a Sysadmin to have to find needles which are buried deep inside haystacks.

ownCloud Mail 0.5 released

The ownCloud Mail app team released it's 0.5 version with ICS calendar event attachment import and many other small enhancements.

How to Use Incron to Monitor Important Files and Folders

Incron is similar to cron, but instead of running a command based on time, it can trigger commands when a file/directory event occurs

Amazon Debuts Flourish, a Runtime Application Model for Serverless Computing

NewStack: Amazon Web Services has started to build out support tooling for its Lambda-based serverless infrastructure. At

Turn Your Old Laptop into a Chromebook You don’t have to buy a brand new laptop to use Chrome OS

12-Way NVIDIA GeForce Comparison For F1 2015 On Linux

Phoronix: Feral Interactive recommends a GeForce GTX 970 or better for playing F1 2015 on Linux while the listed minimum system requirement is a GeForce GT 640.

Rugged Tegra X1 module stack is loaded with I/O options

 hackerboards: CEI's "TX1-SOM and Carrier" combines Nvidia's Jetson TX1 COM with a rugged carrier board featuring GbE, USB 3.0, MIPI-CSI, and an M.2 socket with PCIe.

How to set up Zimbra mail server on CentOS

xmodulo: Zimbra is a popular open-source mail server and client technology Latest Articles

Announcing the beta of our User Stats page

Tags:Site Info,EditorialI am pleased to show off a work-in-progress user statistics page that will form part of our new survey system. The old survey…

Legends of Eisenwald being ported to Linux by Codeweavers, will use Wine

Tags:Wine,Strategy,RPG,Coming Soon,Adventure,ActionLegends of Eisenwald an adventure game with tactical battles, RPG and strategy elements is finally…

Avalon Lords: Dawn Rises, a medieval RTS is going free to play on June 2nd, Linux supported

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Free Game,Early AccessSeems like sales of Avalon Lords: Dawn Rises haven't been what they expected, as the developers have…

Lego Minifigures Online shutting down, say goodbye to our first official Lego game

Tags:Editorial,SteamOur first official Lego game Lego Minifigures Online was released last summer and it really wasn't all that good, it seems it's…

FPS game Insurgency and the Day of Infamy WWII mod updated

Tags:Steam,Mod,FPS,ActionInsurgency just keeps on getting better with a big new update, also updated is the WWI mod Day of Infamy. Insurgency has…

RymdResa, a peaceful space exploration game now available on Linux & SteamOS

Tags:Adventure,Indie Game,RPG,Roguelike,SteamOh yes! I have been really looking forward to doing some exploring in RymdResa and now it's available…

Editorial: Valve have not abandoned SteamOS or Linux, things are looking pretty good

Tags:Editorial,SteamOSSomething I keep seeing repeated in our comments, forum and across other sites is people believing Valve have somehow failed…

Please, Don’t Touch Anything now supports Linux, don't you dare touch that button

Tags:Indie Game,Puzzle,Steam You all just want to buy it so you can press the button don't you? I know I do. Please, Don’t Touch Anything is…

OmniBus, a next-to-last gen physics game about the most powerful bus in the universe

Tags:Steam,Racing,Indie GameSome developers descriptions of their games well and truly crack me up. OmniBus is described as a "next-to-last gen…

BoilingSteam has a nice podcast episode with the creator of SteamOS tools

Tags:BoilingSteam,Interview,SteamOSThe Linux gaming website BoilingSteam has a new podcast and their first guest is the creator of SteamOS…

Two Worlds Epic Edition openworld action RPG now on Linux, uses Wine

Tags:Wine,Steam,RPG,Action Topware Interactive are continuing their promise of putting their older titles on Linux and Two Worlds Epic Edition is now…

Julian Gollop, creator of the original X-COM is planning a new strategy game named Phoenix Point, it will support Linux

Tags:Strategy,Coming SoonDetails are light on what this will be, but it's exciting. Julian Gollop, who created the original X-COM has announced he is…

Colony building simulation RimWorld planning a Steam release with a huge new update

Tags:Indie Game,Sandbox,Simulation,Strategy I honestly think RimWorld is fantastic. A visual style inspired by Prison Architect, but you are building…

Want to make Terraria on Linux faster? FNA creator Ethan Lee has a script to help with that

Tags:Toolkit,EditorialTerraria on Linux uses Ethan Lee's FNA project, but the most recent update did not update FNA which Ethan has pointed out is a…

Absolver, a beautiful looking online multiplayer combat RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4 heading to Linux

Tags:Action,Coming Soon,RPG,Steam,VideoAbsolver has been announced by Sloclap who are former Ubisoft developers and publisher Devolver Digital. It's…