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Could this be the year of the Linux desktop?

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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.

GNU founder Stallman calls DRM’d Steam for Linux games "unethical"

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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.

Valve, Linux and the Windows 8 'Catastrophe'

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  • Valve, Linux and the Windows 8 'Catastrophe'
  • Fresh eyes on Linux

Valve On Linux In Two Weeks

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  • Valve On Linux To Be Presented In Two Weeks
  • Valve's L4D2 "Zombie Penguins" Coming This Year
  • Detective Grimoire: Adventure Game

Windows 8 "catastrophe" driving Valve to embrace Linux

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Microsoft
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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.

With Valve On Linux, Has LGP Lost All Relevance?

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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.

100 "Funnest" Open Source Games and Apps

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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.

Linux Game: Linux Tycoon

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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.

Ouya Open Gaming Platform Draws Some Early Criticism

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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.

Valve Picks Up Another All-Star Linux Developer

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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.

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