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How to Write Good Software

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Software must be free as in freedom Good software is Free Software. I will avoid using the term "open source" as it doesn't cover a social side at all, which is equally as important, as the technology itself. You can read more about this from here. Widely accepted tools and languages Good software…

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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? Let’s f…

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Linux Foundation Launches Open Source Enterprise IO Project

 The VAR Guy: The Linux Foundation's new FD.io project promises open source IO solutions for high-performance enterprise network and storage applications in the data center.

Lumina Desktop Getting Ready for FreeBSD 11.0

 FOSSforce: The Lumina Desktop Environment -- let's just call it Lumina for short -- is a lightweight, XDG-compliant, BSD-licensed desktop environment focusing on getting work done while minimizing system overhead.

Open source demonstrates the future of work

 opensource.com: Traditional work paradigms are collapsing. Shaun Gillies says open source models offer a more humane future of and for "work."

How to install LiteSpeed web server on CentOS 7

HowToForge: LiteSpeed web server is a popular choice for replacing an Apache web server.

Htop version 2.0 released for Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Mac OS X.

 tecmint: htop has several user-friendly features not available in top.

US Air Force's Secure LPS (Lightweight Portable Security) Linux OS Gets Updated

Being built by the US Air Force, LPS has been designed with one purpose in mind: to be as secure as possible and to not leave any trace of the users

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.2 Snappy Creator Tool for Ubuntu Snappy Core

Snapcraft now makes it easier for Snappy Ubuntu Core users to implement cleanbuild, which means builds with Canonical's LXD containers.

Systemd 229 Released With Many Changes, DNS Resolver Now Fully Supported

Phoronix: The last major systemd update was all the way back in November, which is rather strange considering their normal frequent releases, but that changed today with the release of systemd 229.

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The talk about Vulkan at FOSDEM by Jason Ekstrand from Intel now has a video up

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Tempest, a good looking pirate ship combat game looks like it's coming to Linux

Tags:Steam,RPG,Early Access,Adventure,ActionTempest is a pretty good looking naval warfare game involving pirate ships, and it looks like it's coming…

BattlEye anti-cheat now supports Linux, already live in ARK: Survival Evolved

Tags:Toolkit,Survival,Steam,Editorial Everyone playing ARK: Survival Evolved on Linux can calm down now, as BattlEye now supports Linux and it's…

We Are Legion, indie strategy game with hundreds or even millions of units now on Linux

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Vulkan webinar to take place this month, hour session talking about the API and SDK

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Steam Beta adds hardware accelerated encoding for Nvidia on Linux, Steam Controller major update

Tags:Steam,Hardware,Editorial,BetaUpdate: Valve said this about the missing option to run a game with the big picture mode overlay from the normal…

Amazon launches Lumberyard, a free game engine that will support Linux and have source access

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ARK: Survival Evolved devs throwing money at BattlEye for Linux support, good news for Arma 3 too

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Firewatch, a first person mystery adventure game released for Linux & SteamOS

Tags:Steam,AdventureFirewatch looks awesome, for the style, the story and the gameplay. It's available day-1 for Linux and SteamOS. Sadly, the…

GOL Cast: Killing mushrooms and spiders in Sproggiwood

Tags:Roguelike,Review,Procedural Death Labyrinth,GOL CastRoguelikes have a tendency to be really complex games with tons of depth and thick user…

Tweaking Performance in XCOM 2

Tags:Unreal Engine,Nvidia,Feral Interactive,AMDWhen Firaxis chose to use Unreal Engine to power their latest title, XCOM 2, they chose to stay on the…

Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition now available for Linux, texture issues

Tags:Zombies,Steam,RPG,ActionDying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition is a big patch and DLC now available for Dying Light. I have tested it a…