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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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OpenDaylight Lithium Release Debuts [VIDEO]

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Chris Wright, Technical Director of SDN at Red Hat discusses the new OpenDaylight release.

Red Hat Enterpise Linux for ARM reaches Closed Beta

inquirer: RHELA will be a relation of, but not identical to, the x86 version, with most features intact and working on 64-bit ARMv8-A chips, most importantly to a common standard, which as ever with Red Hat is the goal.

Hey gamers! DirectX 11 is coming to Linux thanks to CodeWeavers and Wine

PC World: The DirectX 11 support coming to CrossOver and Wine will let more Windows games 'just run' on Linux.

Open Source History: Why Didn't BSD Beat Out GNU and Linux?

The VAR Guy: BSD was the first "open source" Unix-like operating system, but it never became nearly as popular as ones based on GNU and the Linux kernel.

Red Hat builds on its open-source storage portfolio

ComputerWorld: Red Hat updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

Why Open Source Does Not A Business Make: Talend CEO Mike Tuchen's Principles For Success

Forbes: Data integration was a big business before the big data craze and has become a bigger business since.

How to Backup Files in Linux With Rsync on the Command Line

Linux.com: Rsync stands for remote sync which was written by Andrew Tridgell and Paul Mackerras back in 1996.

Linux 4.2 DRM Updates: Lots Of AMD Attention, No Nouveau Driver Changes

Phoronix: David Airlie has sent in the main DRM driver updates for the Linux 4.2 kernel.

Makulu 9 Aero Soars Above the Linux Distro Crowd

LinuxInsider: Aero uses a Windows 7-style Start Menu.

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Portal Stories: Mel, A Free Standalone Portal 2 Mod Released On Steam

A free standalone(-ish, I'll talk about that a bit later) Portal 2 mod called Portal Stories: Mel has been released on Steam. So those who want more…

Tabletop Simulator Review - My Thoughts On Rolling Digital Dice

“What's the deal with all these simulator games?” Stand up jokes aside, I often catch myself asking some variant of that question…

Unity Editor For Linux In Progress, Experimental Build Could Come Soon

It was heavily requested, and a Unity developer has written a blog post giving us a lot more insight into what’s going on.QuoteAt Unite Europe…

Pillars Of Eternity 2.0 & Expansions Announced, Looking Great

Pillars Of Eternity looks to be solving issues I had with it, and then some with the 2.0 release and expansion. First of all, here's a look at the…

SMACH Zero, A SteamOS Handheld Official Specifications Revealed

SMACH Zero previously known as the SteamBoy has revealed the specifications it should be releasing with. I am still extremely sceptical that it will…

Arcade Brawler 'Kung Fury: Street Rage' Available On Steam For Linux

Street Rage is the video game tie-in to the 80s style action comedy flick Kung Fury, which was funded on Kickstarter last year. The movie is an over…

Distance Is The Racing Game I Never Knew I Wanted On Linux, Some Thoughts & Video

Distance is a beautiful neon survival racer that I finally had a chance to play, and what I found really did surprise me.About the game (Official)…

Gameplay Trailer Released For Upcoming Co-Op Platformer Shift Happens

Shift Happens is a co-op platformer in development built around the concept of shifting mass between two player characters, and it promises a…

Developer Of Limit Theory Has Returned After Months Of Silence

Some of you might remember this open, procedurally generated space exploration / exploitation game that was kickstarted in late 2012. The project has…

Oil Enterprise Strategy Game In Early Access For Linux Gamers

Oil Enterprise is a business simulation that has been available in steam Early Access for about a month and it has been available for Linux from…

VoidExpanse Space RPG Major Updates & It Now Uses Correct Linux Data Structure

VoidExpanse is a good looking and fun space RPG game from AtomicTorch Studio. It has recently been through some major updates, and they finally…

It's Livestream Night, Come Join The Friday Livestream At 5 PM UTC! [Highlights Added!]

Last week I was on summer cottage and was unable to broadcast but this week it will be different! Namely, I'm at home and I actually have a reliable…

The Wine Development Release 1.7.46 Is Now Available

Wine team released today another development release of their software. Version 1.7.46 have many small changes including 67 bugfixes. A new issue of…

Looks Like STAR WARS Knights Of The Old Republic II - The Sith Lords Is Coming To Linux

Well I do love SteamDB, as it appears STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II - The Sith Lords™ has a Linux icon added, so it…

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved On Linux, Here’s What I Think

Geometry Wars 3 has been out on Linux for a while now, but sadly it was left outdated for too long with issues. The update is out, so how is the game…