Sunday, June 29 2014 @ 10:17 CST Contributed by: Linegod
Several months back, I was contemplating the state of Linux Gaming and the platform and judging from several indicators, I thought there were many good signs to make 2014 another promising year. We are now at the end June, and it’s time to take a fresh look at the situation again.
Monday, June 23 2014 @ 09:47 CST Contributed by: Linegod
While most of the world is turned towards Brazil to enjoy the World Cup, Mageia has been preparing its own major worldwide event: Mageia 4.1 has been released!
If you were not expecting it, you might wonder what this unnanounced 4.1 version is. It is a maintenance release for Mageia 4 which contains all security and bugfix updates that were issued since the release in February 2014.
Friday, June 06 2014 @ 08:34 CST Contributed by: Linegod
Bulk surveillance violates our fundamental rights and makes free speech risky. This guide will teach you a basic surveillance self-defense skill: email encryption. Once you've finished, you'll be able to send and receive emails that are coded to make sure that a surveillance agent or thief can't intercept your email and read it.
Syncthing: Open Source Bittorrent sync alternative (p2p sync tool)
Wednesday, June 04 2014 @ 05:19 CST Contributed by: Linegod
Syncthing is a cross-platform peer-to-peer file synchronization client/server application written in Go. Similar to BitTorrent Sync, the tool can be used to synchronize files between computers however, unlike BitTorrent Sync, Syncthing is open source
"Syncthing replaces Dropbox and BitTorrent Sync with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, if it is shared with some third party and how it's transmitted over the Internet".
Open Source Chief at Redhat Hit With Bogus Copyright Claims
Monday, May 26 2014 @ 04:59 CST Contributed by: Linegod
Bogus copyright claims on YouTube are getting more and more prevalent, but they only get exposure when they do damage to high-profile targets. Michael Tiemann is the Chief of Open Source Affairs at Redhat Inc. and apparently he can't use Creative Commons music in his uploads without being bombarded with copyright claims.
The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings Enhanced Edition Released For SteamOS Linux
Thursday, May 22 2014 @ 10:44 CST Contributed by: Linegod
That's not an error, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition is now out for SteamOS/Linux and I am downloading it as I type this. This is truly a knock-out year for Linux gamers and it's only May!