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Manage Linux gaming overlays with the new release of Goverlay

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Want to configure the likes of MangoHud, vkBasalt and ReplaySorcery? Check out the latest release of Goverlay.

A primer for those who aren't sure of each:

  • MangoHud allows you to show FPS, frame timings, RAM and VRAM use, benchmarking and much more in a HUD on your screen on top of games.
  • vkBasalt allows you to add various effects to games like Contrast Adaptive Sharpening, Denoised Luma Sharpening, Fast Approximate Anti-Aliasing and much more.
  • ReplaySorcery is a quick and easy way to capture small parts of gameplay.

Goverlay is an open source application that adds all their configuration options under one roof. It's pretty damn smart and works well for just getting things done.

The latest release 0.5.1 is out now. Here's what's new:

  • New: Mangohud - Redesigned GRAPHs layout to better suit different distribution QT themes. (WIP)
  • New: Mangohud - Added missing SWAP option
  • New: Mangohud - Added option to force run Gamelaunchers (Steam, Lutris and Heroic) with Mangohud, this can fix problems with opengl games not showing mangohud correctly and some distros not working properly with the global enablement.

Fixes from Metadark

  • Support running previews without mangohud
  • Replace "Find" with "Which" command for better distro compatibility
  • Fixed notification typos

Check it out on GitHub. The developer provides pre-built binaries to run it easily across different distributions.

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fagnerln Jun 9, 2021
It's a damn sad release notes, what a hard time we are living, I wish the best for him.
TheRiddick Jun 10, 2021
Quoting: fagnerlnIt's a damn sad release notes, what a hard time we are living, I wish the best for him.

Yeah it really boils my blood when people say c-19 is fake and people aren't dying from it etc... I just want to reach through the screen and strangle someone.

Anyway, very useful app, I use it all the time to keep a close eye on my proton gaming performance where sometimes you hit odd perf bugs that don't occur under win10. (I use RTSS under windows)
benjamimgois Jun 10, 2021
Thanks for the kind words. My father was one of the people that don't believe on covid. Many times i tried to change his mind, but he just doesn't listen. I guess his 72y mind was just to tired. Ironically his vacine shot were scheduled to March 29 at 10AM. the same time and day he was being buried. Never though i would live something like that.
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