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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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How to install OpenSC on IPFire Firewall

HowToForge: In this tutorial, support for hardware tokens (such as smart cards) and their readers (CCID compliance) are integrated with the IPFire project.

How to throw a tarball over the wall

opensource.com: Learn about the costs, motivations, and requirements for making your software open source.

Tor Project Releases Tor (The Onion Router) 0.2.8.8 with Important Bug Fixes

Tor 0.2.8.8 is now the latest and most advanced version of the software designed to allow you to connect to the anonymous Tor (The Onion Router) network

Android Browser Security--What You Haven't Been Told

LinuxJournal: Some modern Android browsers have critically weak encryption and other dangerous flaws that cannot be patched or otherwise corrected.

Intel Core i7 6800K Benchmarks On Ubuntu + Linux 4.8

Phoronix: While the Core i7 6800K has been available for a few months now, there hadn't been any review on it since Intel hadn't sent out any Broadwell-E samples for Linux testing this time around.

Improving Fuzzing Tools for More Efficient Kernel Testing

Linux.com: Bamvor Jian Zhang of Huawei will share some ways to improve the trinity fuzzing tool for more efficient unit tests in his upcoming talk at LinuxCon Europe.

The Ultimate Guide to Increase Transfer Speeds of Nginx Websites Using 'Gzip' Module

tecmint: In this article we will discuss a method to increase transfer speeds by reducing the file sizes through compression.

LXQt 0.11.0 Desktop Environment Arrives After Almost One Year of Development

LXQt 0.11.0 is finally here as a worthy upgrade to LXQt 0.10.0, which was announced back in November 2015 and currently used in several GNU/Linux distributions

Super Mario Clone SuperTux 0.5.0 Is Out with In-Game Level Editor, Improvements

The biggest new feature of the SuperTux 0.5.0 update is a new in-game level editor that lets you create your own levels or modify exiting ones to your liking.

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Yooka-Laylee has another trailer, featuring Shovel Knight

Tags:Coming Soon,Platformer,Teaser,VideoThat's right, Shovel Knight has somehow found his way into Yooka-Laylee [Official Site] and here's a trailer…

hackmud, a cyberpunk themed text-based hacking simulator is now out with Linux support

Tags:Simulation,Indie Gamehackmud, or "hackmud" [Official Site, Itch, Steam] as it likes to be…

Future Unfolding is a fantastic looking action and adventure game with rather unique visuals

Tags:Action,Adventure,Coming Soon,Greenlight,Indie Game,Puzzle,SteamFuture Unfolding [Official Site] from Spaces of Play looks rather unique in style…

The Long Dark gets a massive update, which fixes a critical Linux audio bug

Tags:Survival,Steam,Sandbox,GOG,Early Access,Unity3DThe Long Dark [Official Site, Steam, GOG] is the rather beautiful survival game currently in…

On Wednesday the 28th of September Feral Interactive will livestream Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II on Linux

Tags:Livestream,Feral InteractiveIf you're excited about the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II for Linux you may want to tune in to Feral…

GOG are running a back to school sale and GOG Connect has returned with new games

Tags:GOG,Game SaleGOG [Official Site] has a bunch of titles on sale right now and they have also announced the return of GOG Connect which allows you…

‘The Hive’, a story driven fantasy game that plays like an RTS leaves Early Access, some thoughts

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Review,Indie GameI was really excited when I remembered The Hive, and now it’s out of Early Access I have given it some…

Worms W.M.D should have multiplatform online play by the end of October, including between GOG and Steam

Tags:Action,GOG,Steam,Strategy Worms W.M.D [Official Site] is set to get an update around the end of October that will include multiplatform…

Promising top-down shooter ‘Redie’, inspired by Hotline Miami, needs support on Kickstarter, demo available

Tags:Action,Coming Soon,Crowdfunding,Indie GameRedie sincerely took me by surprise when I was researching another game. It got my attention from the…

The third beta of FREE FPS ‘Ravenfield’ is out, the game keeps getting better

Tags:Beta,FPS,Free Game,Itch.io 'Ravenfield' is a small but excellent FPS inspired by Battlefield (but without Multiplayer), which I previously…

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok is coming to Linux, developer looking for testers

Tags:Adventure,Coming Soon,Itch.io,RPG,SteamHeroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok [Official Site] a hybrid RPG/Adventure game will come to Linux.…

For a few more days, you can get both 'Frederic' rhythm games for a massive 90% discount, demos available

Tags:Music,Indie Game,Game Sale,Demo,CasualThere is a huge 90% discount for a double package featuring both 'Frederic' rhythm games until September…

'SOMA' from Frictional Games sales figures released, Linux accounted for around 1.1% of sales

Tags:EditorialFrictional Games, the developers of 'SOMA' [Official Site] have released their sales figures. The game sold about 450,000 copies of…

Join us for another weekly livestream tonight at 19:45 UTC

Tags:LivestreamTonight is the night we face hell, terrorists and rocket powered cars together. That's right it's Friday, it's No Pants Friday and…

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising and Retribution announced for Linux this month!

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Feral Interactive,Coming SoonDo not adjust your monitors, you read that correctly. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising…