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13 years ago we appeared online, Happy Birthday to GamingOnLinux

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Can you believe it? GamingOnLinux is now officially 13 years old and that suddenly makes me feel quite old.

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I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly.
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Regis_S 5 Jul
Feliz aniversΓ‘rio! Happy birthday!
BigJ 6 Jul
Thank you Liam, this site has been a goldmine for me, and is a great place to bring Linux gamers together!
iiari 6 Jul
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Quoting: Avehicle7887I remember switching to full time Linux in 2014. This site was amazing even at that time.

Me too, roughly 2013/14 moving full time over from Chromebooks.

I say it every year on the site's birthday, but for me there *is no* gaming on Linux without GOL, and without this site here throughout all of those years to shepherd me and all of us through Linux gaming's up and downs, perhaps I don't decide to stay with Linux full time in that early, critical period. Thanks GOL for everything, and here's to the next 13 and more years!

Last edited by iiari on 6 July 2022 at 5:33 am UTC
Liam Dawe 6 Jul
Thanks for the kind words everyone :)
Quill 6 Jul
Happy Birthday Gaming on Linux! Thank you!
Tchey 6 Jul
It feels like every year i see a similar message, weird !
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Thank you Liam, from the bottom of my heart.
peterp771 7 Jul
Happy birthday GOL.

Cheers to the best Linux gaming website!
Grogan 7 Jul
Happy Birthday! I only recently starting coming to this site, but I check most days to learn about games I'd not otherwise be aware of, and related Linux news. I appreciate the effort. I'd give you a thumbs up emoji, :thumbsup: if there was one :-)

P.S. It seems that I can after all, so: πŸ‘

Last edited by Grogan on 7 July 2022 at 8:09 pm UTC
tuubi 7 Jul
πŸ€πŸ€ŽπŸ§‘πŸ«€πŸŽ”πŸ’“πŸ’•πŸ’–πŸ’— Happy Birthday GOL. πŸ’˜πŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ’πŸ’žπŸ’Ÿ

Still the only gaming community worth my time, even if life has kept me away from games lately. I'll be back though, sooner or later.

Quoting: GroganI'd give you a thumbs up emoji, :thumbsup: if there was one :-)

You can! But you'll have to resort to unicode symbols: πŸ‘
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Either copy-paste from a character map application like gucharmap, or "simply" type ctrl+shift+u, then 1f44d and hit enter.
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