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[News] Review of GNU/Linux Game Galcon Fusion, Linux Phones Run Quake III

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Galcon Fusion – Review

,----[ Quote ]
| I was late to write news about Galcon 
| Fusion release so I’ve decided to write a 
| review…
| When Galcon Fusion was released for 
| GNU/Linux I thought it was another of those 
| simple games that I will play for 10 
| minutes and lose interest very quickly – 
| but I was so wrong…
| This is one of the most addictive games I 
| have ever played !
| After 10 minutes of playing I just had to 
| buy it (and it’s very cheap, just $8.99 
| this week, original price $9.99).
`----

http://lgn.linux-hardcore.com/galcon-fusion-review/

The Quake III Test

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| So my test is Quake III. If I'm talking to 
| someone and trying to make the point that 
| they've got a computer, I'll point out that if 
| you can run Quake III on the device, it must 
| qualify as a computer. Not just that specific 
| device, or the specific game, but all devices 
| in that class.
| 
| And Quake III has the added bonus of being 
| open source. So it's a great study in what's 
| possible as long as devices are open and allow 
| modification.
`----

http://ostatic.com/blog/the-quake-iii-test


Recent:

Quake 3 Comes To Google's Android Platform

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| Almost exactly one month ago we reported
| that Roderick Colenbrander was working on a
| new open-source project after his once-
| popular NVClock program has since largely
| faded away. Details were scarce on the
| project originally, but we knew it was to do
| with Linux gaming. Today we now know that
| this project is called "Kwaak3" and it's a
| port of Quake 3 to Google's Android
| platform.
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODAwOA
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Kubuntu Linux 9.10 ,----[ Quote ] | I’m please to (mostly) give this release of | Kubuntu a thumbs up. Yes, there were some | things I didn’t like but overall I think | this is a step up from the last release and | it’s quite usable. I’d like to see a better | software management tool but it is | functional as it is (though it leaves much | to be desired in some ways) and I don’t | think it’s a show-stopper. | | Kubuntu can be used by beginners and more | experienced users alike. However, beginners | might want to opt for the KDE version of | Linux Mint after it is updated to | incorporate the latest version of Ubuntu | (9.10). It’s not that Kubuntu isn’t worth | using, it’s just that Linux Mint is a bit | more elegant and includes additional | software that makes using it easier and more | comfortable right from the start. | | Still, I think that Kubuntu is worth a | download and well worth considering if | you’re a KDE fan. `---- http://desktoplinuxreviews.com/2009/11/04/kubuntu-linux-9-10/ Ubuntu 9.10 review: Karmic Koala ,----[ Quote ] | Nonetheless, there’s virtually nothing an | Ubuntu desktop machine can’t do that a | Windows one can, and it’s all for free. For | that reason alone it makes a lot of sense to | at least consider a roll-out or a | feasibility study to assess the costs of | staff retraining, should you decide to | abandon the Microsoft ship. `---- http://www.itpro.co.uk/617119/...

[News] How to Make GNU/Linux a Real Gaming Machine, Dread Moon Comes to GNU/Linux
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Michael Dorrington, 100% free software gaming: No cheating! – Tuesday 19th January ,----[ Quote ] | Graphical computer games are a part of | software, even free software. They are fun and | are useful for making the free software user | happier. | | Michael will be demonstrating 100% free | software graphical games on 100% free software | system. There are lots of free software | graphical games. Unfortunately, many are not in | a suitable state of completion, are not good | games or require non-free video drivers. The | talk will show top quality free software | graphical games that work well on free video | drivers. `---- http://manchester.fsuk.org/blog/2009/12/16/michael-dorrington-100-free-software-gaming-no-cheating-tuesday-19th-january/ Burn XBOX 360 games in Ubuntu 9.10 http://tripp2.wordpress.com/2009/12/19/burn-xbox-360-games-in-ubuntu-9-10/ Announcing Dread Moon Linux / Andromeda ,----[ Quote ] | Team Allita, Inc. is today announcing the | Andromeda release of Dread Moon Linux along | with a support site at http://dreadmoon.com/. | Dread Moon is a remix of Ubuntu 9.04 that | provides a complete Linux development | environment for game and multi-media | developers. This release is primarily intended | to eliminate a major roadblock to the | development of games and multimedia | applications under Linux that is a consequence | of the fact that many of the related software | libraries are not...

[News] Games for GNU/Linux: New linuX-gamers.net, Megadrive Emulators, Proprietary Games
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 linuX-gamers.net live DVD 0.9.6 released ,----[ Quote ] | We recently released a new version of our | games distribution. `---- http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/45740 Megadrive emulators in Ubuntu 10.04 ,----[ Quote ] | Here I tested 4 Linux MegaDrive emulators: | dgen, gens, xe and rgen. Four classic | MegaDrive games were used with each, | including Sonic 3, Road Rash 3, Streets of | Rage 2 and Zero Wing. `---- http://www.brighthub.com/hubfolio/matthew-casperson/articles/72859.aspx Top Linux games your money can buy ,----[ Quote ] | Who said Linux games have to cost nothing? | Well, quite a few people, actually. But | just as you pay, or at least, are expected | to pay for Windows games, there's no | reason why you should not do the same | thing in Linux. Creating high-quality | games takes lots of work and effort. While | many of us believe programmers are | photosynthetic and live on PC screen | emissions, the truth is they also need to | earn money and provide for their families. | If a game bears a price tag, then it's no | reason to skip it, just because your | operating system is free. `---- http://www.dedoimedo.com/games/linux-games-money.html Recent: Happy Birthday! ,----[ Quote ] | Happy birthday linuX-gamers.net. Everything started 6 years ago. We had better | times, but we are still alive. `---- http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2607 Related: Linux-...

[News] Large Server Farms Run GNU/Linux, Zarafa Targets More GNU/Linux Servers
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 HPC Customers Get a Cloud Computing Option ,----[ Quote ] | Six months after launching its Penguin on | Demand (POD) cloud computing service, high- | performance Linux cluster provider Penguin | Computing said up to 200 of its 2,000-strong | customer base are using its on-demand | offering, including some new customer wins in | the life-sciences sector. `---- http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2010/02/05/hpc-customers-get-a-cloud-computing-option/ 6 Feb. Zarafa Collaboration Platform Packaged for Ubuntu and Fedora ,----[ Quote ] | Zarafa, the fastest growing groupware company | in Europe, expects an exponential uptake in | the community now that two major community | distributions have decided to package Zarafa’s | Collaboration Platform (ZCP). | | The final version of ZCP 6.40.0 release, | scheduled to be launched in March 2010, will | be available through the Canonical Partner | repository for the popular Ubuntu | distribution. `---- http://www.zarafa.com/news/6-feb-zarafa-collaboration-platform-packaged-ubuntu-and-fedora Recent: Zarafa 6.40 RC1 adds full-text indexing ,----[ Quote ] | Zarafa is a Linux-based groupware product | which offers its own WebAccess web client, | IMAP/POP3 access, a CalDAV gateway and native | MAPI integration with Outlook. `---- http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Zarafa-6-40-RC1-adds-full-text-indexing-913455.html -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4....

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