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Miaou Moon - Linux Game Impressions


Miaou Moon is an unusual platformer styled game. On the one hand, it's an almost hypnotic and patient adventure through space as you let yourself bounce around through low gravity while conserving energy. On the other hand, you'll suddenly find yourself using cleverly timed thrusts to avoid a…

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Memo - Note Taking, Unix-style


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


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


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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What is OpenStack?

Datamation: OpenStack isn't just about the cloud, it's a whole approach to how software can be built.

Is OpenStack Cloud Interoperability a Myth?

eWEEK: Boris Renski, co-founder of Mirantis argues that interoperability doesn't start at the infrastructure layer, it starts with applications.

2 free desktop recording tools to try: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam This month we look at two free screen recording tools for Linux: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam.

Python file-management tricks for digital artists

If you've done digital artwork for any appreciable amount of time, then the importance of good file management should be apparent to you.

Setting Up Real-Time Monitoring with Ganglia for Grids and Clusters of Linux Servers

Ganglia, a monitoring system that is easily scalable and allows to view a wide variety of system metrics of Linux servers and clusters (plus graphs) in real time.

Nmap 7.31 Security Scanner Updates Npcap with Raw 802.11 Wi-Fi Capture Support

New features in Nmap 7.31 include Npcap 0.10r9, which has been upgraded from version 0.10r2

How to Install Rocket.Chat Server with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Rocket.Chat is a free and open source online chat solution for team communication, it allows you to build your own slack like online chat.

Gene Kim shares insights from his new book and the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit

Author Gene Kim discusses the role of the IT leader in a DevOps transformation.

SafeEyes - An Useful Linux Utility That Prevents Eye Strain

SafeEyes is a simple Linux utility that protect you from Eye Strain by reminding or forcing you to take breaks after a particular period of time. Latest Articles

Slime Rancher, the awesome game about farming adorable slimes has been updated

Tags:Early Access,Steam,GOG,Adventure Slime Rancher [Steam, GOG, Official Site] is a little favourite of mine, as it has some pretty fun gameplay and…

Game porter Ethan Lee has done a write-up of the recent SteamDevDays

Tags:Editorial,SteamGame porter Ethan Lee, who has done tons of Linux ports went to SteamDevDays and he has now done a write-up of the experience. It…

Meadow, an odd 'forum in games clothing' is now available with Linux support

Tags:Steam,Indie Game Meadow [Steam, Official Site], from the developers of Shelter is a purely online game where there's no objectives, and it just…

Some thoughts on 'Pavilion', the stylish fourth-person puzzling adventure

Tags:Adventure,Initial Thoughts,Puzzle,Steam The developer of 'Pavilion' [Humble Store, Steam, Official Site] was kind enough to send in a key to…

Looking to capture gameplay from one Linux PC on another, what should I be getting?

Tags:HardwareUpdate: Turns out using Nvidia's NVENC with OBS Studio actually works really nicely. Something I have been noticing recently is that a…

Streets of Rogue, the awesome RPG rogue-like mega-game is going to support online co-op

Tags:Demo,Free Game,Indie Game,Roguelike,RPG,Sandbox,Unity3DStreets of Rogue [Official Site] is already an extremely cool game, but now it's about to…

Desura, IndieRoyale and DailyRoyale now have new owners who plan to revive them

Tags:Desura,EditorialLooks like Desura is going to make a comeback sometime soon, as the new owners OnePlay have announced they have acquired it.…

Looks like Mojang will be supporting the new Minecraft launcher on Linux

Tags:EditorialGood news Minecraft [Official Site] fans! Mojang seem to have changed their minds on Linux support for the new Minecraft launcher they…

'The Wardrobe', a point & click adventure game release date announced, with day-1 Linux support

Tags:Adventure,Indie Game,Point & Click,Steam Point & Click adventure game 'The Wardrobe' [Official Site] to release with day-1 Linux support…

Classic platformer 'Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back' now has a Linux version on GOG

Tags:Action,DRM Free,GOG,Platformer,Retro,DOSBox 'Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back' [GOG], a platformer from 1992 that was originally released…

2D Tactical RPG 'Dungeon Rushers' is a game you may want to give a look at, demo available

Tags:Demo,Dungeon Crawler,Indie Game,RPG,Steam,StrategyDungeon Rushers was already covered in this previous GOL article, and it has moved to a full…

Human: Fall Flat released DRM free on GOG, a physics-based 3D puzzler

Tags:Indie Game,GOG,Initial Thoughts,Puzzle Human: Fall Flat [GOG, Official Site] was released on Steam back in July, but it now has a fresh DRM free…

Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters now has an in-game trailer

Tags:Coming Soon,DLC,Simulation,SteamCities: Skylines - Natural Disasters [Official Site] is the next DLC for the city building simulation Cities:…

'Tether' a very promising UE4 first-person adventure game will be coming to Linux

Tags:Adventure,Coming Soon,Horror,Indie Game,Steam,Teaser,Unreal Engine,Video It's not often a trailer leaves me begging for more, but 'Tether'…

If you're in the mood for a decent Zombie survival game, don't pass up on Project Zomboid

Tags:Sandbox,Simulation,RPG,Steam,GOG,Early Access,Survival,Initial Thoughts Project Zomboid [Steam, GOG, Official Site] is the rather good sandbox…