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Left 4 Dead 2 Leaves Beta, Snatches Undead Wallets Everywhere

Left 4 Dead 2 Leaves Beta, Snatches Undead Wallets Everywhere

Left 4 Dead 2, Valve’s swan song for its aging source engine, has finally stepped out of beta for Linux.  Left 4 Dead 2 is now officially available with many official fixes in tow.  The 4 year old game offers the following fixes over the last beta release. [Linux] Fixed controller support [Linux] Support for

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Rhythmbox Hits 3.0, Goes On GTK3 Magic Carpet Ride

I Eat Tapes Rhythmbox, the long standing default audio player for Gnome, has been updated to 3.0 after –more or less– an eternity.  This great player now fully integrates with Gnome 3.  Codenamed I Eat Tapes, Rhythmbox is set to please all of us old-timers who still like our jukeboxes to work precisely like iTunes

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RTS Nuclear Dawn Almost Certainly Coming To Linux

It has been confirmed that Nuclear Dawn, the RTS/FPS hybrid game from Interwave studios, is being courted for the Linux platform.  Courted by whom?  Valve.  The average and aging game, currently available for both Windows and Mac platforms, currently carries no support for Linux, but that will almost certainly change with the help of Valve. 

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SOL Laptop: The Mighty Penguin Will Now Take on the Sun

WeWi Telecommunications Inc. may be a small company, but that is not stopping them from coming out with some big ideas. The latest project from the London, Ontario, Canada group is the SOL Laptop. The SOL is a laptop that is able to run on solar power. It utilizes four solar-charging panels which are attached

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Can Bloomberg Save The Ubuntu Edge?

The Ubuntu Edge smartphone is the source of premature envy the world over.  The fact that Ubuntu users can have the most powerful phone in the world–that’s yet to be seen–and not have to deal with a shoehorned installation of their intended operating system, is awesome.  The device bodes well for potential Android users as

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Mir gains VT Switching Support in 13.10 Saucy

Phoronix reports today that Revision 943 of Canonical’s Xorg replacement, Mir, has finally gained support for switching virtual terminals.  VT support for many Linux users is an absolute necessity, especially when trying to tame a machine without SSH access from the console.  While this is certainly welcome news for those who plan to make the

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XBMC Will Gain Full Wayland Support Before Mir

XBMC developer smspillaz, the man responsible for the XBMC Weston hack a few months ago, is now rounding the final turns towards XBMC being fully compatible with Wayland.  smspillaz reports that he will be doing a GSoC this year to move XBMC completely to Wayland–without the use of SDL.  He writes: In late February this

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