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Linux Advocacy - My Take

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I recently had something of a debate on the meaning Linux Advocacy and thought I should offer explanation of my take on the topic. Before that, to clarify my background: I’m not by any means an uber-geek, one of those people who see matrix-like code streams everywhere and solve any tech issue with a…

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antiX 15 Officially Released, Based on Debian 8 "Jessie" but Without systemd

 softpedia: The distribution's codename is Killah P and does not include the systemd init system,

Tickr – An RSS Feed Ticker for The Linux Desktop

MakeTechEasier: Remember RSS? You know, the short headlines and sentences of a few words each. Every major news site and blog has a feed. You can still get news the old fashioned way, only in a much nicer format.

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.4.4

The LibreOffice community is growing

Open Source History: What We've Learned So Far

 The VAR Guy: The history of open source is long and storied, and fascinating enough to be a book. Which is what The VAR Guy contributing editor Christopher Tozzi is doing.

YouTube for Android now supports 60 FPS video

 ITworld: Google is going to make a lot of Android users happy with its recent update to the YouTube app.

Latest Windows 10 Build Has Some Cool Linux Features

 softpedia: We had a chance to play with the latest build, and at least a couple of things have jumped out that you could say are flattering towards Linux..

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

Microsoft revealed that it will be joining the Linux Foundation R Consortium as a founding member.

The role of CIO in the Internet of Everything ??? Chief Strategy Officer?

 EnterprisersProject: Eisenhower Fellow Dr. David A. Bray dives deeper into what CIOs and IT pros can do now to lead their organizations into an Internet of Everything era.

Kinoma HD Linux powered HDMI stick

 ItRunsOnLinux: Kinoma HD is an HDMI stick for developers who want to display visually rich content on big displays.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide Official Gameplay From E3

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New Linux Gaming Survey For July

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Torque 3D Game Engine 3.7 Released, Features Linux Support

You can add Torque 3D into the list of game engines that support Linux, it's not 100% finished, but it's good to see them do it.QuoteAs if you…

Can Rogue Invader Invade Linux? Help Bring It To Linux

Rogue Invader is a new roguelite game from Squishy Games (Nathan Rees and Lee J Hinkle) that is now counting on your votes on Greenlight. And they…

LEGO Minifigures Online Released For Linux, Some Thoughts

Our very first official LEGO game is now available on Linux, but is it worth your time? I took a look with our caster Samsai. The keys were provided…

We Happy Few Will Get Linux Support

Compulsion Games just announced in their Kickstarter campaign that they'll be releasing We Happy Few for Linux. They are open about Linux not being…

ARK: Survival Evolved Released For Linux, Here's An Early Look & Thoughts

We have been waiting with a keen eye for ARK: Survival Evolved to arrive on Linux. It’s a very popular survival game with dinosaurs that is…

NEON STRUCT Stealth Game Shows Promising Linux Sales

The developer of NEON STRUCT the stealth game from Minor Key Games (Eldritch, You Have to Win the Game, Super Win the Game) has posted stats of their…

DiRT Showdown Looks Like It's Getting A Linux Release

DiRT Showdown is a highly rated racing game that looks like it's close to a Linux release, exciting times for racing fans! We don't have many racing…

3D Sandbox Puzzler 'Infinifactory' Officially Released For Linux

The sandbox factory puzzler by SpaceChem and TIS-100 developer Zachtronics has left Early Access after five months of tweaks and bug fixing.…

The Last Dogma, A Dark Comedy Exploration Adventure Is Now Available On Steam For Linux

The Last Dogma is now available on Steam for purchase:http://store.steampowered.com/app/374510 It got a massive 1.3 update and features a SteamOS…

Portal Stories: Mel, A Free Standalone Portal 2 Mod Released On Steam

A free standalone(-ish, I'll talk about that a bit later) Portal 2 mod called Portal Stories: Mel has been released on Steam. So those who want more…

Tabletop Simulator Review - My Thoughts On Rolling Digital Dice

“What's the deal with all these simulator games?” Stand up jokes aside, I often catch myself asking some variant of that question…

Unity Editor For Linux In Progress, Experimental Build Could Come Soon

It was heavily requested, and a Unity developer has written a blog post giving us a lot more insight into what’s going on.QuoteAt Unite Europe…

Pillars Of Eternity 2.0 & Expansions Announced, Looking Great

Pillars Of Eternity looks to be solving issues I had with it, and then some with the 2.0 release and expansion. First of all, here's a look at the…