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Miaou Moon - Linux Game Impressions

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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

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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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How to Install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora

 HowToForge: This tutorial describes how to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on Rad Hat-based Linux distributions.

How To Turn On Num Lock Automatically On Startup In Linux

 LinuxandUbuntu: One of the frustrating thing in most Linux distros is that the Num Lock is not enabled on startup.

4 Best Linux Boot Loaders

The MBR contains two important sets of information, one is the boot loader and two, the partition table.

How to Install Rocket Chat on Ubuntu 16.04 with Docker

Rocket chat is an open source messaging APP built with Meteor fullstack framework.

Linux Kernel 3.10.103 LTS Has Lots of MIPS Improvements, Updated Radeon Drivers

For those of you who are wondering what's new in the Linux kernel 3.10.103 LTS, we would like to tell you that this update brings many improvements to the MIPS, PowerPC (PPC), x86, ARM, ARC, and s390 hardware architectures

How to force uses to use secure passwords on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

How can I force users to choose the secure password that will prevent users from using stupid passwords?

Drupal 8.2, now with more outside-in

Drupal 8.2 adds the ability to trigger "Edit" mode, which currently highlights all blocks on the page.

A Docker Fork: Talk of a Split Is Now on the Table

TheNewStack: None of the technologists with these companies want to fork but they have also voiced concern over the Docker codebase’s lack of stability

Linus Torvalds' love-hate relationship with the GPL

ZDnet: Linux's founder appreciates what the GNU General Public License has given Linux, but he doesn't appreciate how some open-source lawyers are trying to enforce it in court.

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Kingdom Rush Frontiers is now available on Linux

Tags:Tower Defence,Strategy,SteamKingdom Rush Frontiers the latest Tower Defence game from Ironhide Game Studio has just released for Linux! This…

Vanguard Princess, a popular 2D fighting game is now on Linux & SteamOS

Tags:SteamOS,Steam,Action Fighting games are in short supply on Linux, so Vanguard Princess has come along to help fill the void for us. A few…

Hot Lava announced by Klei Entertainment, Linux support is planned

Tags:Action,Adventure,Coming Soon,Indie Game,SteamKlei Entertainment have announced their next game titled 'Hot Lava'. They are already planning a…

In Case of Emergency, Release Raptor has been cancelled and refunds are being offered

Tags:Early Access,Editorial,Steam Well I didn't see this coming at all, I got told in our IRC moments ago that In Case of Emergency, Release Raptor…

Editorial: I ditched SteamOS in favour of a normal Linux distribution for my gaming

Tags:SteamOS,EditorialI have been debating whether to write this up for a while, but here I am. I have completely ditched SteamOS in favour of Ubuntu…

Agenda, control an organization trying to take over the world in this strategy game

Tags:Coming Soon,Simulation,Steam,StrategyAgenda is a rather cool sounding strategy game where you're trying to take over the world. It's due to…

Sunless Sea expansion Zubmariner releases on October 11th with Linux support

Tags:Survival,Steam,GOG,DLC,Coming SoonSunless Sea is about to get bigger, as Zubmariner has been confirmed for release on October 11th with Linux…

Heart&Slash is another new release that's sadly broken on Linux

Tags:Steam,Adventure,ActionHeart&Slash is a very cool looking action and adventure game, but sadly I can't even tell you if it's any good as it…

The Girl and the Robot, a third-person action adventure game released for Linux, sadly buggy

Tags:Action,Adventure,Initial Thoughts,SteamA brand new third-person action adventure game is now available on Linux. Some of the people who made The…

Stellaris 1.3 patch 'Heinlein' will overhaul Fallen Empires in an awesome way, also new DLC info

Tags:Strategy,Steam,DLC,Coming SoonStellaris 1.3 code-named 'Heinlein' is shaping up to be a pretty big update, and they are re-working Fallen…

Speculation: It's looking like Rocket League may finally arrive on Linux in September

Tags:Sports,Editorial,Coming SoonRocket League is way overdue, we all know that, but honestly I am fully expecting it to arrive with the patch due in…

There are a couple of excellent games for only 1 USD at Bundle Stars, not long left to grab them

Tags:Game SaleBundle Stars is having another interesting sale, where several games can be purchased for only 1 USD (70-80p). Since not all of them…

The Curious Expedition to release in full on September 2nd with Linux support

Tags:Steam,Simulation,RoguelikeThe Curious Expedition is a roguelike expedition simulation set in the late 19th century, it is soon to leave Early…

Atom Zombie Smasher is being updated, Linux version to finally come to Steam

Tags:Zombies,Strategy,Steam,Indie Game,Coming SoonAtom Zombie Smasher came to Linux a long time ago, but the Linux version never did make it to…

Travel a dying world in The Final Station, Linux version confirmed

Tags:Action,Coming Soon,Indie Game,Simulation,Steam,SurvivalI love indie games, as they tend to do gameplay larger studios won't touch. The Final…