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Memo - Note Taking, Unix-style

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We all take notes in various ways. Whether it's old fashioned sticky notes littering the front of your PC monitor, an app on your smartphone or simply using your brain to take a 'mental note' (if your memory is that good!), it's a useful activity. How about note taking on the command-line? And in a…

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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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Review: Salvation Prophecy

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If you love a good space romp and shooty shooty lasers you owe it to yourself to try this one. First off It's best not to play the first half hour or so and judge the game right away. Yes, it's an indie game (made by pretty much one man, no less) and the graphics and animations won't impress anyone…

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Learning Linux: Who's Teaching Whom?

 FOSSforce: I'm speaking of those who don't know how to use a mouse correctly; senior folk who come into our HeliOS Project classroom to get one-on-one assistance with basic computer skills.

Canonical claims LXD crushes KVM

ZDnet: Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, claims its container-based hypervisor LXD is much better than KVM, Linux's built-in virtual machine hypervisor.

Which Chromebook is worth buying?

 ITworld: Chromebooks have become extremely popular, with numerous models appearing on Amazon's list of bestselling laptops.

Linux 4.1 rc5

Linus Torvalds: Things continue to look pretty normal.

The benefits of building an open infrastructure

 opensource: Having an infrastructure that's open source and maintained by the community has afforded the OpenStack project many benefits

OpenStack Governance Bridges and Hierarchies in the 'Big Tent'

eWEEK: VIDEO: Mark McLoughlin, OpenStack technical director at Red Hat, discusses what the new 'Big Tent' approach will mean for OpenStack distributions.

Mark Shuttleworth considering Canonical IPO

 ZDnet: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Linux, revealed that he's considering taking the company public.

Linux secrets most users don't know about

 ITworld: A reddit discussion that focused on things about Linux that most users don't know has gotten tons of responses, and some of them are quite interesting and informative.

OpenStack isn't just ready for enterprise adoption, it's already there

 ZDnet: Forrester still worries about OpenStack in the enterprise.

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I was immediately interested in Convoy when I originally heard about it, but was sad when there was no Linux support. The good news is they now have…

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Seven years after the unofficial fan sequel to the 80s classic Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders was released in German for Windows, a…

Interloper, A New Small Scale Real Time Strategy Released For Linux, It’s Good

Interloper is a small scale real time strategy that recently released for Linux, and it managed to capture my interest for being a bit different. The…

Massive New Planetary Annihilation Test Build Available, Also On Sale

Uber Entertainment have been busy, and their work has shown in their latest public test build. It includes lots of new AI fixes and behaviours, as…

Classic Platformers Prehistorik 1 & 2 Released On GOG For Linux

GOG have done it again folks, Prehistorik 1 & 2 which are both games from my childhood have been published on GOG and both support Linux. I've…

Dying Light: The Bozak Horde DLC Releases On May 26th

Dying Light is to gain its first big DLC with The Bozak Horde, it looks like a wave-based survival challenge, so it's not the most exciting of DLC,…

Open Source Development Environment Godot Engine 1.1 Out

After half a year of work, Godot, the most advanced open source self-contained game development environment reached version 1.1. This game engine is…

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Desura Are In A Bit Of Trouble With Not Paying Developers

It looks like the newer owners of Desura haven't been paying developers, uh oh. It's a bit of an odd story, as it seems it has taken months for…

Neon Struct, A Political Espionage Thriller Released

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Alpha Trailer Published For Action Exploration Game 'Jotun'

Jotun is the game where you face off against Norse mythological creatures in epic boss battles. The game is slated for a Linux release this fall and…

Roguelike Expedition Simulation 'Curious Expedition' Released In Early Access On Steam

Curious Expedition has been available in a web alpha since November last year, has already built a large following and has now been put on Steam to…