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Ubuntu 23.10 'Mantic Minotaur' Beta now available

By Liam Dawe,
Here's your chance to test and get in early on the next Ubuntu release with Ubuntu 23.10 'Mantic Minotaur' Beta now available across standard Ubuntu, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Cinnamon, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio, Ubuntu Unity, and Xubuntu flavours.

Steam Deck and SteamOS are great for Linux as a whole - Open Source Summit Europe 2023

By Liam Dawe,
At the recent Open Source Summit Europe 2023, Alberto Garcia a software engineer at Igalia did a talk covering Valve, Steam Deck, SteamOS and how it all helps Linux as a whole.

MonoGame plan to create a non-profit foundation to support development

By Liam Dawe,
The fallout from the big Unity mess continues, with the MonoGame team jumping in to present a new plan for the future of this open-source and cross-platform framework for game developers.

GNOME 45 released with dynamic workspace indicator, camera indicator and much more

By Liam Dawe,
GNOME 45 has just been released and overall it looks like a rather nice release for this desktop environment, so here's a short run over what's new.

Robot Gentleman dev of 60 Seconds! blasts Unity, switches to Godot and increases funding

By Liam Dawe,
The fallout from Unity's recent ridiculous pricing changes and terrible communication continues, with developer Robot Gentleman now waving goodbye to Unity and joining up with Godot Engine.

Proton 8.0-4 is now in testing with a Release Candidate

By Liam Dawe,
Valve snuck out a Release Candidate build for Proton 8.0-4 last week, which brings with it many improvements to the main stable version of the Windows compatibility layer for Steam Deck and desktop Linux.

Terraria dev Re-Logic donates $100K to Godot Engine and FNA, plus ongoing funding

By Liam Dawe,
Taking a firm stand against what Unity have been doing, Terraria developer Re-Logic announced today they've begun funding Godot Engine and FNA with a big donation and ongoing funding.

Plasma 6 optimized for Wayland gaming, plus compositor crash recovery

By Liam Dawe,
KDE developer Nate Graham has two quite interesting updates in regards to the upcoming Plasma 6 desktop release, including some fun optimizations landing.

Gamescope added support for ReShade shaders on Linux / SteamOS

By Liam Dawe,
Gamescope, the microcompositor from Valve that is used on the Steam Deck that can also be used on desktop Linux, just got a major upgrade.

Nintendo 3DS emulator Citra adds Vulkan support

By Liam Dawe,
Nintendo 3DS emulation is about to get a whole lot better, as Citra now has Vulkan support bringing better performance for players.

GE-Proton 8-15 release fixes Mafia Definitive Edition

By Smellbringer,
Not one to be left out of the updating festivities it seems, Glorious Eggroll has dropped GE-Proton 8-15.

Heroes of Might and Magic II game engine fheroes2 v1.0.8 out now

By freeheroes2,
A fresh 1.0.8 version of the Heroes of Might and Magic 2 game engine has been released recently and here're some tips about what's new in the fheroes2 project.

Linux Mint Debian Edition 6 'Faye' enters Beta

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you who want a stable Linux distribution with the Cinnamon desktop, Linux Mint Debian Edition seems like a nice choice and the latest release is now in Beta.

Heroic Games Launcher 2.9.2 Hotfix #2 is live

By Liam Dawe,
It's time again to upgrade your install of the Heroic Games Launcher which helps you install games from Epic, GOG, Amazon and more on Steam Deck and desktop Linux.

The open source Godot Engine has a new Godot Development Fund

By Liam Dawe,
The same day that Unity confused all their developers with a new pay per user install revenue model, the team behind the open source Godot Engine just announced their new Godot Development Fund.

VKD3D-Proton v2.10 brings various game fixes, DirectStorage additions and lots more

By Liam Dawe,
VKD3D-Proton, the tool that translates Direct3D 12 to Vulkan for Steam Play Proton, has a brand new release out with version 2.10 and it's an exciting one.

DXVK 2.3 has game fixes for The Sims 2, Tomb Raider Anniversary, Far Cry 2

By Liam Dawe,
Somehow, I missed that DXVK 2.3 went out last week. So here's a run over what's new for this Vulkan-based translation layer that converts Direct3D 9/10/11 for Wine and Proton.

PSP emulator PPSSPP adds RetroAchievements support

By Liam Dawe,
PPSSPP is a free and open source emulator for the Sony PSP, with release 1.16 out now adding in support for the popular RetroAchievements project.

DXVK-NVAPI 0.6.4 out now expanding HDR support

By Liam Dawe,
DXVK-NVAPI is an alternative NVAPI (NVIDIA API) implementation used with DXVK and VKD3D-Proton for running Windows games on Linux and Steam Deck through Proton.

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri gets an in-development open source remake

By Liam Dawe,
Seems like another classic is getting revived with the power of open source. Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri from 1999 has a remake in progress called GLSMAC.
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