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FOSS painting program Krita now has the Linux version on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Okay, not exactly gaming news but good to see anyway. Krita, the high quality FOSS painting program now has a Linux version available on Steam.

Seems like Discord's new "Go Live" feature is not coming to the Linux version

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, the voice & text chat app Discord released a pretty fun sounding new feature called "Go Live" which sadly seems like Linux will miss out on.

The handy NVIDIA Optimus GPU switcher just added support for more Linux desktops

By Liam Dawe,
Remember we recently wrote about the MATE Optimus GPU switcher being developed by Martin Wimpress of Canonical? Well, it just keeps getting better.

Need a new stresstest for your Linux PC? Geekbench 5 is out adding Vulkan support

By Liam Dawe,
You all love benchmarks right? Hearing the fans on your PC spin up to keep everything inside nice and cool while you start to sweat. Geekbench 5 has been officially released this month.

FOSS voice chat application Mumble has finally put out the massive 1.3 overhaul

By Liam Dawe,
Move over Discord, Mumble has rolled back into town with a massive new release for this open source voice chat application.

Game manager Lutris just had a huge update with D9VK, Discord Rich Presence and more

By Liam Dawe,
Need something to manage all your games from different places? Lutris is pretty handy and it just had a huge upgrade.

If you need help managing NVIDIA Optimus check out this little tool

By Liam Dawe,
Canonical developer Martin Wimpress shared an update to their handy NVIDIA Optimus GPU switcher, might be worth a look if you're in need of something to make it easier.

The emulation and media player front-end RetroArch just had a huge new release

By Liam Dawe,
Today is a big day for the emulation scene, as RetroArch have officially announced a big new release. While it's used for other things, RetroArch is most noted for making emulation a bit easier.

OBS Studio has a fresh release candidate available for a major new version

By Liam Dawe,
OBS Studio, the free and open source video livestreaming and recording software is my one and only stop for video capturing and it continues to mature.

pyLinuxWheel and Oversteer, two open source tools for managing Steering Wheels on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Don't get frustrated by the lack of official support from Logitech for their steering wheels on Linux, reclaim your hardware with these two handy open source tools.

Pegasus Frontend, another open source game launcher has Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Not one I've covered before: Pegasus Frontend, a free and open source (GPL) game launcher that seems pretty sweet has Linux support.

Blender 2.80 is out, a major advancement for this FOSS 3D creation suite

By Liam Dawe,
Hot on the heels of the announcements of both Epic Games and Ubisoft supporting further Blender development, the massive Blender 2.80 release is now available.

Ubisoft and Epic Games are now supporting Blender development

By Liam Dawe,
Two surprising bits of news recently about Blender, the free and open source 3D creation suite as they've managed to secure some extra funding from two big names.

The voxel editor "SpriteStack" recently released on Steam with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
If you're a game developer or you just like making good-looking retro art you might want to take a look at SpriteStack.

Valve releases a new update to the Steam Client, nice Linux fixes made it in again

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have released a new stable version of the Steam Client today to add new features, improve existing features and catch some pesky bugs flying around.
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