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Steam Linux to Launch Open Beta Next Week

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omgubuntu.co.uk: ‘Steam for Linux’ will be available for everyone to try from next week, after spending just over a month as a limited beta.

Blender 2.65 Arrives - Most Stable Yet

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Gaming
HowTos
  • Blender 2.65 Arrives - Most Stable Yet
  • Nitro: A Beautiful Task Management App For Linux
  • animated themes going away in Firefox 18
  • RHEV 3.1 – an overview about the new features
  • New Project Aims to Bring Mac Apps to Linux
  • Slow and choppy Flash Player playback
  • Bash Script - Protect your server from DDos Attacks
  • Samba 4 threatens Microsoft's enterprise lock-in
  • SpaceFM Development Update
  • Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition: one step closer to Tux
  • corps: bespoke text codecs
  • RuneSoft Releases Another Linux Game on Desura
  • Creating a book cover with Inkscape
  • NVIDIA 313.09 Linux Driver Packs New Features

Who Needs Ubuntu? Steam for Linux Running Under Gentoo

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techgage.com: In the post I made last week about some of the system requirements Valve has been applying to select Linux titles on Steam, I mentioned that I’ve been curious to know how running the official Steam client would fare on other distros.

Valve Confirms the Steam Box

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  • Valve Confirms They are Working on a Steam Box
  • Sidescroller Run Off: Bit.Trip Runner Vs Canabalt [Review]
  • 'Legends of Aethereus' Linux Version Ready, New Trailer Launched
  • Valve confirms Steam Box coming in 2013

ET: Legacy - Reviving The Old FPS

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  • ET: Legacy - Reviving The Old FPS
  • Alien Arena 7.65 To Bring Huge Renderer Enhancements
  • The State Of XReaL, OpenWolf Game Engines
  • Hands on With ‘RC Mini Racers’ for Ubuntu [Review]
  • Beautiful Splice Puzzle Game Will Be Launched on Steam for Linux
  • [Steam] 5 New Games Coming to Linux

Linux Game 'Crayon Physics Deluxe' Free for 24 Hours

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Gaming

ubuntuvibes.com: Awarding winning 2D physics based puzzle/sandbox game game Crayon Physics Deluxe is free for 24 hours.

Machinarium for Linux [Review]

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  • Machinarium for Linux [Review]
  • Introducing The Humble Not For Linux Bundle
  • Pier Solar HD Remake Coming to Linux
  • Sauerbraten Update Coming, Tesseract Still Going

Interview with Ryan C. Gordon about Linux Gaming

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Interviews
Gaming

cheerfulghost.com: Recently I asked Ryan C. Gordon some questions about his work in porting games, the current state of gaming in Linux, and where he sees it in the future.

some leftovers:

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Gaming
HowTos
  • Linux and the GPL: A Storm Erupts
  • Firefox 17.0.1 to fix blurry font issue in the browser
  • Why I Use Generic Computers and Open Source Software
  • Improved drawing performance in MyPaint brush engine
  • Hit Mac Game ‘RC Mini Racers’ Gears Up for Ubuntu Release
  • Easily Install Windows Applications In Linux with q4wine
  • The fairest Debian mirror of them all?
  • Popular Indie Game 'Dear Esther' Coming to Linux, Testers Needed
  • add Gnome-Shell Weather Extension on Arch Linux
  • Skype on Wheezy
  • Half of the package maintainers are not DDs or DMs
  • Why you need the real_* thing with genkernel
  • Troubleshooting common KVM problems
  • The Dark Mod For Doom 3 On Linux
  • Linux Outlaws 285 – Party Drones
  • Windows 8 Review from a Linux User Part 1, Part 2
  • Open source community up in arms over proprietary software for Ubuntu
  • GEGL Dev Seeks Crowd-funding Model For GIMP Components
  • 30 Linux Kernel Developers in 30 Weeks: Jonathan Corbet
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 293

The Best Three Linux Games of 2012

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softpedia.com: The year of 2012 is almost over and the number of games released has grown slowly, but exponentially. Here are the best games released for the Linux platform, so far.

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