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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…

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Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'

Datamation: Use of new HTML 5.1 tag could enable developers to more easily build responsive design sites.

Vault: The Linux Foundation's new storage-focused tradeshow

 ZDnet: The Foundation aims to bring together the world's leading developers in filesystems and storage in the Linux kernel.

The Open Source Game Corner

 GamingOnLinux: Giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian

 xmodulo: Even though ownCloud is very similar to the widely-used Dropbox cloud storage, the primary difference is that ownCloud is free and open-source, making it possible to set up a Dropbox-like cloud storage service on your own server.

Setting up an Apt-Cache Server Using Apt-Cacher-NG in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

 tecmint: Apt-Cacher-NG is a caching proxy server (or apt proxy) for Debian based distributions

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1 Officially Released, Experience a Retrospective Future - Gallery

 softpedia: Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now available for download.

Netflix open sources internal threat monitoring tools

 NetworkWorld: Netflix has released three internal tools it uses to catch hints on the Web that hackers might target its services.

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the Exploration of Alien Planets

 softpedia: NASA is constantly working on projects that will eventually be useful in the outer space and on alien planets, and it looks like they are going there with the help of Linux and Ubuntu.

Drupal 7.31 Released - Installing and Configuring on Debian/Ubuntu

 tecmint: Today, Drupal is one of the most famous CMS in the world running millions of websites worldwide.

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Appointment With F.E.A.R. A Comic Adventure Released For Linux

Appointment With F.E.A.R. is a rather interesting looking mix of comic, adventure and visual novel all in one fancy looking package.

Gas Guzzlers Extreme Is Still Heading To Linux Despite The Delay

Sadly the excellent looking Gas Guzzlers Extreme action packed racing game isn't yet on Linux, but we now know why at least!

Strife, The New MOBA From S2 Games Is Now In Open Beta For Linux & It's Free

Strife is the brand new free to play MOBA from S2 Games who created Heroes Of Newerth, Savage & Savage 2. Is it any better than other MOBA's though?

Brigador, An Isometric Action Game Has An Explosive New Trailer

Brigador is really shaping up to be something truly fun looking, and this new trailer shows it off well.

The Metro Redux FPS Games Will Require OpenGL 4 On Linux

In an interview with eurogamer Oles Shishkovstov the chief technical officer of 4A Games made some remarks about the Linux version of the new Metro FPS games.

Planetary Annihilation Releasing Next Month, New Epic Trailer

Planetary Annihilation is to officially release on September the 5th, the current Linux version is terribly buggy, but the latest test build is very promising.

Braid's Linux Version Is Finally Heading To Steam

Braid is finally set to have the already released Linux version of the hit indie game on Steam, so that's another one down.

The Journey Down Chapter 2 Released For Linux

The Journey Down has returned to our Linux gaming boxes with the promise of more pointing and clicking.

Screencheat Is A Genius New FPS For Linux & It's Fun

Screencheat is a pretty funny idea. The days of split-screen play on old games console FPS games allowed you to see where the other players are, and this game incorporates that into the actual game-play. It has a Linux version too, so we can join in on the cheating fun.

Sentris, An Early Access Musical Challenge Game For Linux

Sentris is a new kind of music game that puts you at the epicenter of musical creation. It's colourful and filled with great music, so what more could you want?

Metro 2033 Redux For Linux Looks Closer To Reality

Metro 2033 Redux is confirmed for Linux, but the actual release date isn't certain yet. Luckily thanks as usual to the excellent SteamDB it looks like it's coming sooner rather than later.

GOG Announce DRM-free Movies, And Some Games Are Being Removed

GOG are DRM-free champions that's for sure, and since they support Linux now we can join in on the fun. They have now announced DRM-free movies, but they will also be removing some games.

Company Of Heroes 2 Looks Like It Is Heading To Linux

Company of Heroes 2 a well loved real time strategy game from Relic Entertainment and SEGA looks like it is heading to Linux thanks to information taking from the excellent SteamDB website.

The Open Source Game Corner Part 3

The third part in my articles on giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

Universe Sandbox 2, A Physics Based Space Simulator Now In Alpha & On Linux

Universe Sandbox 2 is a physics based space simulator. We never got the original on Linux, but as teased the developers are delivering with Universe Sandbox 2.