Something I had been meaning to check out for a while is how to easily record videos of games, but have my microphone and the game audio in two different tracks. It turns out, it's actually quite easy.
Today I read an article from RPS that claims that Valve has made it harder to find new releases. This tickled me a bit, as it's always been quite easy.
'Action Half-Life 2' version 3, a source-based modification aimed at simulating the experience of being in an action movie has released and it now has Linux support.
If you are using Mesa (FOSS OpenGL/Vulkan drivers on Linux), you can be in situation when it introduces some new features upstream, but it didn't make it into your distro yet and it can take quite a long time for that to happen. A guide to compiling it yourself.
My original guide on how to help fix screen-tearing on Linux with an NVIDIA GPU is a bit dated, so here’s an even easier way.
In January 2017 it will be 4 years since a bug report was opened about Steam not closing to the tray on Linux. On Windows it works perfectly, but on Linux it has been left to gather dust like so many other issues.
Valve have changed the USB/Bluetooth communication the Steam Controller uses, so on Linux you will need to update your udev rules.
I had been meaning to try out Nvidia's NVENC for a while, but I never really bothered as I didn't think it would make such a drastic difference in recording gaming videos, but wow does it ever!
Livestreaming is a big thing now! We do it, you do it, your dog would probably like to do it too. One thing that hasn't previously been easy is setting up things like follower alerts, now it is.
Here's a way to fix missing bodies in the Linux port of Shadow of Mordor with Nvidia drivers. This is a temp fix until a patch is released.
Game porter Ethan Lee has written up a post aimed at helping developers package their games up for Linux.
For those of you who aren't sure how to benchmark Dota 2 on Linux, here's a small guide. It frustrated me there wasn't one, so after getting help I'm sharing it with you all.
For those that don't know, or forgot, the new Unreal Tournament does in fact have a Linux version. I check on it now and then and it's really starting to come together.
Thanks to a few different people for their advice I have finally found a way to stop screen tearing with Nvidia proprietary drivers.
I don't entirely get why, but Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 will complain that the Steam package is out of date. The way to solve it is a little annoying, but it works.