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Absolutely Amazing Ubuntu Alternatives

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  • Steam Closed Beta Finally Launches On Linux
  • Mozilla Foundation to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle Up with the IRS
  • HP ponies up bigger bucks for Linux Foundation
  • OLinuXino A13: A tiny open source computer for under $60
  • KDE 'annoys the hell out of' Linus Torvalds
  • Fighting with Spam in Linux
  • The time is right for an open source Ubuntu tablet OS
  • NVIDIA gets a little help from Valve with Drivers
  • Valve Engineer Drew Bliss Explains Why They Favor Linux Over Windows
  • Open Source Ubuntu OS Makes Strides in Emerging Markets

Is Valve Planning A Linux-based gaming console?

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davestechsupport.com: Recently, Valve made an announcement that it will be porting Steam to Linux (with official support for Ubuntu Linux in particular) and is entering the Beta Testing phase as I write this. I believe Valve’s long term goal is to use Ubuntu as the basis for a new console system, similar to the Xbox.

Force: Leashed - GPL First-Person Gravity

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  • Force: Leashed - GPL First-Person Gravity Not-Like-Portal
  • Steam’s Linux beta will include Portal, Team Fortress 2, and Serious Sam 3
  • Half Life 3 Will Have Linux Support When They Actually Make It
  • Blizzard Caught In A Lie: Support Says They Didn't Test Diablo 3 For Linux Exploits
  • Valve Talks Linux Gaming At The Ubuntu Summit

Apply To Be Part Of The Valve Linux Beta

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phoronix.com: The Valve Linux survey is now live if you wish to partake in Valve's external beta testing process for their forthcoming Steam Linux client.

Blizzard Still Auto-Banning Linux Users In Diablo 3

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cinemablend.com: Feels like topic-necromancy right here, eh? Well, Blizzard isn't completely off hook when it comes to Diablo III. We've received reports of Linux-Wine users getting hit hard with the banhammer from Blizzard.

An Interview With Curtis Olson of Flightgear

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unixmen.com: FlightGear is one of the most amazing and most important open source projects in existence. With a huge community around it, and a group of talented aviation lovers to develop it, FlightGear is the greatest and most open way to travel our world.

5 Best Free Games For Ubuntu

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pcsplace.com: We have been sharing some pretty good Ubuntu apps and tutorials with you lately. And in this post, we would sharing some cool open source Ubuntu games with you.

FTL: Faster Than Light Review

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pastemagazine.com: “So what’s this FTL game you guys have been raving about?” I asked my friend, attempting a more gentle phrasing of “what’s this thing you won’t shut up about?”

Steam has 15 Linux-compatible games so far

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geek.com: What we don’t know is how many games Steam for Linux will have when it does launch. Steam for Mac had over 50 on launch day, and while we can’t guarantee that level of support will be reached, we can point to the fact 15 games on Steam support Linux already.

Open-Source Game Advancing Its GL3 Renderer

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phoronix.com: Developers working on the Unvanquished open-source game as a visually impressive project have been advancing their OpenGL 3.x renderer.

Steam for Linux Beta Announced

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ign.com: Valve has announced that a beta for Steam on Linux will begin in October. According to a blog post on Valve’s site, internal beta testing will begin next week, followed by a private external beta for 1,000 users later in October.

A Look Into StuntRally 1.7

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unixmen.com: Some time ago, we did o comparison of StuntRally and Speed Dreams, and analyzed how two completely different bases result in what you’d expect from their forks. As version 1.7 was released a few days ago, I had to take a look and see what changed.

Torchlight debuts on Linux along with the rest of the latest Humble Indie Bundle

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venturebeat.com: The latest Humble Indie Bundle is live. Torchlight, Rochard, Shatter, Vessel, and S.P.A.Z. are all packed in this latest bundle and are available for any price you wish to pay.

Linux users are hungry for commercial games

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networkworld.com: Those of us who actively promote Linux as a viable desktop alternative to Windows are often greeted with the following refrain: "Nobody will use Linux because there are no good games."

Linux Platform Option Appears on Steam Website

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ubuntuvibes.com: Linux platform has made its first appearance on Steam website. Few days back, Valve added a zombie Tux to Left4Dead 2 website announcing that it will head to Linux soon and now a Linux platform filter has been added to Steam Greenlight.

Where's Valve going with Linux?

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zdnet.com: It's becoming increasingly apparent that video game development and online distribution company Valve is serious about Linux. But desktop Linux has a 1 percent usage share. Surely there's more to this development effort than meets the eye?

Linux's Brilliant New Gaming Career

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linuxinsider.com: Not so very long ago, gaming was held up as one of the big obstacles keeping PC users off of Linux and on Windows instead.

Evilot, New Puzzle/Defense Game for Linux

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ubuntuvibes.com: Evilot is a new Puzzle/Defense game for Linux, where you play as Count Dolfus, a retired evil overlord, that just wants to spend his last days in peace.

Planetary Annihilation Plans To Come To Linux

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phoronix.com: A new Kickstarter project called Planetary Annihilation is exciting many Linux gamers with plans that this forthcoming RTS will be available for their favorite platform.

Unknown Horizons | Friday Game

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unixmen.com: Unknown Horizons is a 2D realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. It is basically a game heavily inspired from the popular Anno series were you have to build, sustain and lead colonies into evolution.

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