Linux Gaming in 2016: The Good, The Bad and The Meh
2016 is now gone and long behind us, yet it is still helpful to look back and see how much was accomplished (and what did NOT occur as well) in that past year as we jump into 2017. As the title suggests, this is not going to be a rosy view of the world: we will highlight both progress and potential regressions/issues in the Linux Gaming Market.
Overdriven Reloaded, a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up with 4 player co-op is now on Linux
Overdriven Reloaded [Steam], a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up is now on Linux. We have quite a few games like it, but this has 4 player co-op so it might just be enough to hook some in.
FortressCraft Evolved has a massive update with a better tutorial and a fresh new look for the worlds
FortressCraft Evolved [Steam] is a game I often overlook, but perhaps not for much longer. It has a truly massive update with a much better tutorial and a very slick new look for the surface of worlds.
Oh My Giraffe! is Now Available on Ubuntu
Of course you didn’t, because it doesn’t. But a splash of irrelevance feels like the best way to introduce you to the wonderfully cute world of Oh My Giraffe.
In 2006, a groundbreaking TED talk used statistics to reveal surprising insights about the developing world, including how many people in South Africa have HIV despite free and available anti-retroviral drugs.
Gustav Praekelt, founder of Praekelt.org, heard this TED talk and began tenaciously calling a local hospital to convince them to start an SMS program that would promote anti-retrovirals. The program that resulted from those calls became txtAlert—a successful and widely recognized mobile health program that dramatically improves medical appointment adherence and creates a free channel for patients to communicate with the hospital.
Jonathan Riddell announced for the KDE team the arrival of Plasma 5.9, the next big update to the desktop family. This release brings some new features such as Global Menus and a new network configuration module. And if that wasn't enough KDE for you, Eike Hein blogged of some of the goodies being cooked up for 5.10. The Register reported on a bug in Cryptkeeper that triggered its removal from Debian, other distros are waiting for upstream fixes. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols said Linux is the right choice for those who appreciate a modicum of privacy and Mairin Duffy said today to come join in the Fedora IRC chats.
The last day of January 2017 was an important date for Fedora 26 Linux's development cycle as it meant the deadline for submitting proposals for system-wide changes was reached.
So we can't help but notice that multiple such system-wide change proposals for the upcoming Fedora 26 operating system appeared on the Fedora Project mailing list, informing us about some of the most excinting new features coming this summer to Fedora Linux users.
KDE Plasma 5.10 Desktop to Add Spring-Loading Functionality in Folder View, More
With KDE Plasma 5.9 out the door, the KDE development team can now concentrate on adding new features or improving existing ones for the next major version of the KDE desktop environment.
We all know how much work was done during the short development cycle of the KDE Plasma 5.9 desktop, but KDE developer Eike Hein reports today on some of the hottest new features coming to the next KDE Plasma iteration.
Spring-loading in Folder View is one of them, and will allow KDE Plasma users to navigate folders just by hovering with the mouse cursor above them during drag and drop. Check out the image and video attached below to see the functionality in action.
- Where To Download The (Gorgeous) KDE Plasma 5.9 Wallpaper
- KDE Plasma 5.9 released
Pyston 0.6.1 released, and future plans
Hello all, we’re happy to release Pyston version 0.6.1, the latest version of our high-performance Python JIT. v0.6.1 contains performance enhancements over 0.6, bringing Pyston to 95% faster than CPython on standard benchmarks.
Pyston Now 95% Faster Than CPython, But Dropbox Just Stopped Supporting It
Back in 2014 Dropbox announced the Pyston project as an open-source JIT compiler to Python focusing upon maximum performance. With this newest Pyston release (v0.6.1) they are now 95% faster than CPython, but Dropbox is ending their involvement in the project.
Pyston will remain open-source, but this is the last release Dropbox is sponsoring and their involved developers are moving on to other projects.
The HP mt20 also offers a battery designed for daylong work to go with a pre-installed Linux-based OS. This thin client features the Intel Celeron 3865 Processor (1.8 GHz dual core) with Intel HD Graphics. Other operating systems available include HP ThinPro/Smart Zero Core and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise for Thin Clients.
I recently bashed Windows for being too darn snoopy, but you know what? It’s not just Windows. Ever since Yosemite came out, Apple’s macOS has been just as untrustworthy. As for Chrome OS, Android and iOS, come on! They’re all built around cloud services; by design, they share everything you do with third-party services. What’s the answer? Desktop Linux.
there is 2 ways for you to install Linux
First way is to download the Linux distribution you want and burn it on a dvd or usb stick and boot your machine with it and complete the installation process
Second way is to install it virtually on a virtual machine like virtualbox or vmware and continue working on your windows or mac system without rebooting so your linux system will be contained on a window you can minimize it and continue working on your system.
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