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Parsec is another game streaming service, now with Linux support and it's blown me away

By Liam Dawe,
I've been chatting to the founders of Parsec, a new game streaming service that allows you to stream games from any cloud machine to your desktop. They just released Linux support and apparently it even works on streaming to a Raspberry Pi.

Thimbleweed Park developer stated on Twitter that Linux (and Mac) sales have been good

By Liam Dawe,
Thimbleweed Park developer Ron Gilbert mentioned on Twitter how strong the Linux (and Mac) sales have been, and that it would be silly to ignore it.

Linux gamers on Arch may want to hold off on updating due to openssl breaking some games (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
It seems an Arch update today has broken a few games, several Feral Interactive titles as well as Civilization VI from Aspyr Media no longer run. UPDATED, see the bottom.

Games Republic, the store previously owned by 11 bit studios is coming back (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
A little odd news to start the day today, it seems Games Republic, the store previously owned by 11 bit studios that closed down at the end of last year is coming back online.

Announcing a new fun venture for me: Our sister site LifeOnLinux

By Liam Dawe,
I've debated for quite some time setting up my own more generalised Linux and technology site, so screw it, I did it. Announcing LifeOnLinux as a new experiment!

Canonical drop the Unity desktop environment for Ubuntu favour of going back to GNOME

By Liam Dawe,
I have been debating writing about this since we are mainly a gaming news site (I should really setup another site for all the other Linux news I want to write about!), but Canonical switching back to GNOME on Ubuntu is very big news for everyone.

The Linux Game Jam 2017 is a thing now, go sign up

By Liam Dawe,
'The Linux Gamer' has officially launched 'The Linux Game Jam 2017' which starts in a few days time! Will you be joining in?

What have you been playing recently and what do you think about it?

By Liam Dawe,
It's been a while since I put a question to the community, so here it is! What are you currently playing and what do you think about it?

Security: You might want to change passwords on sites that use Cloudflare

By Liam Dawe,
Not gaming news, but still important to get across. Cloudflare has written a blog post detailing a security issue that was identified which is important to know about.

The developers of 'Darksiders' comment on the Linux version, they couldn't fix the issues

By Liam Dawe,
Darksiders was supposed to come out for Linux a long time ago and never happened. The developers haven't forgotten about it, but it seems the issues are proving difficult to fix and they have been busy.

Welcome to new GOL

By Liam Dawe,
First of all welcome to the new Gaming On Linux website! This has been a work in progress for...too long through stops and starts. Read more for all the info!

Desurium needs testing

By Liam Dawe,
Okay folks Desurium (The open source client forDesura) needs more testing and feedback. Remember to submit all bugs (although try to search first as to not double up on bugs).

Mozilla launches BrowserQuest

By whizse,
Games on the web equals Flash, or at least it used to, before the advent of HTML5. Eager to showcase this, and a lot of other cross-platform web tech, Mozilla has launched BrowserQuest.
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