Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
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extremetech.com: In the 21 years or so since its inception, Linux has gained some amazing enthusiast street cred, but failed time and again to enter the mainstream. This year, however, may afford it an opportunity it’s never had before: to gain the momentum necessary to join the big boys in the operating system world.
arstechnica.com: The prospect of the open source operating system attracting a rich ecosystem of proprietary DRM-encumbered computer games raises questions for Richard Stallman, who issued a statement outlining what he views as the positive and negative consequences of this development.
arstechnica.com: Valve head—and one-time Microsoft employee—Gabe Newell has branded Windows 8 "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space" at videogame conference Casual Connect in Seattle.
phoronix.com: Aside from how Valve can better embrace Linux and open-source, another thing to ponder with Valve officially writing about Steam/Source on Linux, is the future of Linux Game Publishing.
datamation.com: It's become something of a summer tradition here at Datamation to take a break from featuring open source apps for businesses and concentrate on open source apps that are just plain fun.
linuxaria.com: Linux Tycoon is a management game set in the world of the Linux distributions. We will have to create our distribution with the goal of making it the most used and famous in the world.
ostatic.com: The buzz continues over the open source Ouya gaming platform. Some criticism of the Ouya effort is appearing, though, with skeptics saying the $99 Android-based platform has a lot to prove.
phoronix.com: With Valve Software's ambitious plans for Linux, they have just picked up another Linux development all-star. Their latest hire has been working on Linux games for more than a decade, is a former Loki Software developer, and he's the creator of SDL.
tomshardware.com: PetRockBlog founder Florian has found a cool way to play with his new credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi PC: turn it into a universal gaming console.
cinemablend.com: There's a lot of drama right now over the Linux users being banned in Diablo III. A small portion of the Linux Wine community have come forward to say that they have been banned and they say that they are not cheaters.
cinemablend.com: Listen up Linux users, if you're using Linux plus Wine you can allegedly be banned from Diablo III and you won't be getting any refunds back at all. All the Linux users were cheating.
dedoimedo.com: Several weeks back, a fellow Martian emailed me and asked me to take a look at the latest release of Alien Arena, a free, cross-platform first person shooter, numbered 7.53. All right, why not.
ubuntuvibes.com: Few days back we reported that a new online petition has been launched requesting only native Linux games in Humble Bundle. Jeffrey Rosen (co-founder of the Humble Bundle) replied.