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Steering Wheel manager Oversteer expands supported wheels in 0.7.0

By Liam Dawe,
Oversteer continues to be the best way to setup and configure Steering Wheels on Linux. Oversteer 0.7.0 is out now and expands support for more wheels.

Wii U emulator Cemu plans to go open source and support Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Most emulators nowadays have their source code nicely open, and the vast majority of them fully support Linux too but Cemu has been a bit of a holdout. Not for long though.

Open source voice-chat levels up with Mumble 1.4 out now

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you not wanting to use the likes of Discord for voice-chat, there’s also Mumble which is a free, open source, low latency, high quality voice chat application

Discord Overlay for Linux 'Discover Overlay' gets a new release

By Liam Dawe,
While Discord continues to not support Linux with their official overlay, there is at least Discover, which helpfully gives you some options to show chatters on your screen.

OBS Studio pulls in NVIDIA as a new sponsor

By Liam Dawe,
OBS Studio continues growing, with NVIDIA joining as their latest big sponsor to help this free and open source project continue getting better.

Nintendo Switch emulator Yuzu gets big graphical improvements, Flatpak fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Yuzu is another incredibly promising open source project, emulating the Nintendo Switch which is not exactly a small job (not that emulation ever is) and it's improving at a rapid pace.

ProtonUp-Qt adds support for Lutris Flatpak, new batch update feature

By Liam Dawe,
ProtonUp-Qt is the fantastic and simple way to download and upgrade the Linux compatibility tools Proton-GE, Luxtorpeda, Boxtron or Roberta for Steam and works with both Lutris and Heroic Games Launcher too.

Easily install and upgrade Proton GE or Luxtorpeda with ProtonUp-Qt

By Liam Dawe,
There are certain games that work better with the community-built unofficial Proton GE, plus using Luxtorpeda for Native Linux game engines can give a lot of benefits too - here's how to easily download or upgrade them using the fab ProtonUp-Qt.

Keyboard and mouse mapping to gamepad tool AntiMicroX v3.2.1 out now

By Liam Dawe,
AntiMicroX is a great open source app that helps you map your keyboard and mouse to gamepad inputs. It's the continuation of the original AntiMicro project, which was abandoned.

OpenRGB gets greatly expanded hardware support in the 0.7 release

By Liam Dawe,
Controlling all your fancy RGB lighting on Linux can sometimes be a hassle but OpenRGB thankfully can reduce that pain and a new release is out now with OpenRGB 0.7.

Heroic Games Launcher 2.0.0 brings a much improved login system for Epic Games

By Liam Dawe,
Ending 2021 with quite the bang, the unofficial Epic Games Store app Heroic Games Launcher put up a big new release improving lots of features.

OBS Studio 27.2 enters Beta with official Flatpak support

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for 2022, the OBS team is preparing a major new release of the free and open source livestreaming and recording software OBS Studio.

Intel has boosted their commitment to Blender as a Corporate Patron

By Liam Dawe,
Intel was already a pretty high backer of the free and open source 3D creation suite Blender but now they're going in for even more as a Corporate Patron.

Red Hat donates $10,000 to OBS Studio, their Flatpak to be official for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Little bit of good news to start Tuesday, as the excellent livestreaming and recording software OBS Studio got another good donation recently, this time from Red Hat.

Retro game maker GB Studio gets a big upgrade

By Liam Dawe,
Want to make retro games? How about making games on Linux that can be played on a Game Boy or the upcoming Analogue Pocket? GB Studio is your new best friend and a huge new release is out.

Use Wine for gaming on Linux? Try out Bottles

By Liam Dawe,
Bottles isn't exactly a new Linux application but it's one I had only heard about recently. It's been advancing a lot in the last year and it's really looking great.

Decentraland is the latest to help fund Blender development

By Liam Dawe,
Decentraland joins a long list of companies and individuals helping to fund Blender, the excellent free and open source 3D creation suite that just recently released the big 3.0 version.

Blender 3.0 is out now with a visual refresh, huge new features

By Liam Dawe,
A true showcase for not only how good open source software can be but also how to successfully manage every part of it. Blender 3.0 is officially out now.

Heroic Games Launcher for Epic Games appears popular with over 100K downloads

By Liam Dawe,
Despite the Epic Games Store not offering Linux support at all, it still seems to be somewhat popular with Linux users as the unofficial Heroic Games Launcher hit a big downloads milestone.

GOverlay for editing MangoHud gets a new Steam Deck friendly UI

By Liam Dawe,
GOverlay is an application that helps to manage Linux gaming tools like the MangoHud performance overlay, the Vulkan post-processing layer vkBasalt and the video capture tool ReplaySorcery.
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