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GOG.com Launches Linux Support, Ahead Of Schedule

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By Andrew Powell

That's right, GOG.com has just announced they are supporting Linux, way ahead of their scheduled dates of around October or November. The launch brings 50 Linux-compatible games right away. GOG.com announced it on their website today, no doubt to the surprise of many. GOG.com says that 100 Linux…

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Top 10! Fun On The Command Line

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By Bob Mesibov

If you just love making 'top 10'-type lists but are a little embarrassed to say so, tell people you're passionate about data exploration. To impress them even more, explain that you do your data exploration on the command line. But don't ruin the impression by telling them how easy that is! In this…

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First Release Of KDE's Plasma 5 Desktop Arrives

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By Andrew Powell

For those looking forward to the next-gen incarnation of the KDE Plasma Desktop, the first release of Plasma 5 has now arrived. A polished up UI, new default desktop theme and high-DPI support are some of the big obvious changes while still managing to maintain the traditional design and workflow.…

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Grim Fandango Remake Coming To Linux

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By Andrew Powell

GNU/Linux gaming keeps on getting better and a recent announcement from developer Double Fine has caused much excitement. The remake of Grim Fandango is coming to Linux, alongside the console exclusive Playstation 4 and Vita versions as well as Windows and Mac! Double Fine initially made the…

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ODT to TXT, but keep the line numbering

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By Bob Mesibov

The title explains what this article is about. If you save an .odt file as text, or copy/paste the contents as a text file, or run odt2txt or the unoconv utility, you lose the apparent line structure of the original, and with it the line numbering. But there is a way... Losing apparent line…

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Scripting a 4-Color Multiple Grepper

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By Bob Mesibov

I wrote the shell script described here ('grep4') to find up to four items at the same time in my data tables, which are big text files with one record per line. The script gives each searched-for item its own color on the terminal screen. It lets me know in advance how many 'hits' there are, so…

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Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays?

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By Andrew Powell

Now, don't get me wrong - when it comes to choice of desktop interface it's a very subjective matter and often a matter of taste and what you, as the user, finds most comfortable and/or productive. Still, browse through various forums, comment sections or blogs across the internet concerning Unity…

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Mine Bitcoins with Raspberry Pi

LinuxUser: Jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon and mine some of your own Bitcoins – or other currency – with a spare Raspberry Pi

Easy Steps to Make GNOME 3 More Efficient

Linux.com: Few Linux desktops have brought about such controversy as GNOME 3

An introduction to systemd for CentOS 7

Wazi: Red Hat-based distributions are migrating to systemd because it provides more efficient ways of managing services and quicker startup times.

Fake ID Flaw Puts Android Users at Risk

eWEEK: Bluebox Security reveals fundamental flaws in how Android validates the identity of app developers. Full details will be given at the upcoming Black Hat event.

Tiny Linux SBC web-enables DIY IoT modules

 Linux Gizmos: The tiny, 15 x 10 x 5mm CloudBit single board computer adds Internet connectivity and a modest ARM9 brain to LittleBits Electronics's popular, Lego-like platform, which is billed as an easier, plug-and-play alternative to Arduino for electronics prototyping.

Search the Pirate Bay on your Android device with the PirateApp

 ITworld: The PirateApp is a free app for Android devices that makes it fast and easy to search the Pirate Bay for torrents.

Rackspace Adds Support for MariaDB, Percona Open Source Databases

 The VAR Guy: Rackspace will now officially support the relational database storage platforms from MariaDB and Percona, which are forked from Oracle MySQL.

Linux Top 3: CoreOS Goes Stable, Oracle Clones RHEL 7 and Tails Updates

Linux Planet: While Oracle Linux 7 is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Oracle executives are always keen to point out there are differences.

CoreOS Stabilizes Cloud Container Linux Operating System

eWEEK: The container-based Linux operating system is now considered to be production-ready.

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Pulstar Twin Stick Shooter Released On Steam For Linux

Pulstar has been updated on Steam to add a Linux version! Pulstar is a fast paced arcade game that brings back the basic of its genre, and it sure is vibrant.

Stronghold 3 Gold Looks Closer To A Linux Version

We already gave you confirmation that Stronghold 3 Gold was heaving to Linux, but in the past week it seems there has been more progress.

Space Pirates And Zombies Now On GOG DRM Free For Linux

You can now grab Space Pirates and Zombies DRM free from GOG.com as they build up their game collection.

Only If Free Adventure Game Released On Steam For Linux

Only If is a surreal first person adventure-puzzle game. You play as Anthony Clyde, who, after a heavy night of partying, wakes up to find himself in an unfamiliar bed with no memory of the previous night's events.

GOL Cast: Metal Music And Zombie Apocalypse In Rock Zombie

If you've played Left 4 Dead 2, then you might have had the chance to smash zombies with a guitar. However, if you haven't then here's a game that focuses exactly on that. Cue the music and let's go kill a horde or two.

Sales Statistics From Developers Part 3

Here we are again! I know how much people enjoy statistics (snore!), but when it comes to Linux and how well games perform on it we all need to see.

Street Arena, A Top Down Action Game Much Like Early GTA Games

Street Arena is the re-branded version of "Greedy Car Thieves" which is a promising looking top down action game involving cars, and it looks a lot like the early Grand Theft Auto games.

Bik, A 2D Point & Click Adventure In Space

Bik is quite an interesting looking point & click adventure, and it's available for Linux. We check it out and let you know how it plays.

Gods Will Be Watching Now Out For Linux, And It's Hard

Gods Will Be Watching is a game that is quite hard to describe, and it's bloody hard as well. It's a pixel art point and click adventure game where you need to be quite brutal.

Darkwood Arrives To Scare Linux Gamers

Darkwood is an interesting take on the horror and survival genre with a top down perspective and a really dark setting.

The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing 1 Is In Closed Beta On Linux

It was already reported that The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing is coming to Linux a while ago. I can now confirm that the first game is in closed beta on Linux right now. Even though the game is in early beta and is quite rough around the edges, it looks great and is mostly playable.

The Wine Development Release 1.7.23 Is Now Available.

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.23 bringing many new features and as many as 42 bugfixes.

Feral Interactive Are Teasing New Linux Games UPDATED

Feral Interactive are little devils as they sent out a link earlier to a teaser page of new ports for Mac & Linux, but what ones will be on Linux?

The New Unreal Tournament Is Shaping Up In A New Video

A new video from the team at Epic creating the new Unreal Tournament shows off how good it looks already.

Age Of Wonders III Blog Update On Linux Support

The developers of Age of Wonders III have written a blog post giving us a little bit more of an insight into their porting work.