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According to NetMarketShare during April we saw a big bump in Linux use - Ubuntu gains big

By Liam Dawe,
It appears that during the Coronavirus lock-down, the Linux market share according to website NetMarketShare has seen quite a large bump.

What are you clicking on this weekend? Come have a chat in the comments

By Liam Dawe,
Another week down, most of us are still in lockdown with the Coronavirus and there's plenty of time to play games.

Total Mayhem Games drops Linux support for We Were Here

By Liam Dawe,
Total Mayhem Games have announced that We Were Here, a co-op puzzle game series, will no longer support Linux.

If you work for the NHS you can get free games from the Games for Carers initiative

By Liam Dawe,
Here's a nice feel-good story for today. If you work for the NHS in the UK, you're now able to get a free game thanks to the Games for Carers initiative.

Missing out on VibranceGUI for Linux? There's a project for that and now a fork for AMD too

By Liam Dawe,
VibranceGUI, a program on Windows that adjusts the colouring of your games as it's sent to your screen is quite popular and there's a similar project available for Linux. Now it's also not just for NVIDIA.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has now beaten the all-time player record of Dota 2

By Liam Dawe,
Four years ago, Valve's free to play MOBA Dota 2 hit 1,295,114 concurrent players and today it's finally been beaten by Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Voice actor of the Team Fortress 2 'Soldier' Rick May, has died

By Liam Dawe,
Some sad news to share today as Rick May, known to some PC gamers as being the voice of the Soldier class in Team Fortress 2 has died after catching the Covid-19 Coronavirus.

GNOME launches a 'Community Engagement Challenge' with cash prizes

By Liam Dawe,
With an idea to help get beginner coders interested in FOSS, and to help improve coding skills, the GNOME Foundation has teamed up with Endless for a Community Engagement Challenge.

What have you been playing recently? Come tell us what you think about it

By Liam Dawe,
Every so often we like to have a chat with our readers, and find out what you've been really getting into lately on Linux.

Steam and CS:GO just keep knocking down records as Steam hits over 24 million concurrent users

By Liam Dawe,
There seems to be no stopping Steam right now, Valve are on a roll with repeatedly breaking their own user records.

The Atari VCS is in trouble again as Rob Wyatt sues Atari for lack of payment

By Liam Dawe,
Rob Wyatt, the architect behind the original Xbox and someone Atari hired to work on the Atari VCS system is now suing Atari over their failure to actually pay up.

Terraria has now sold over 30 million copies as they get closer to the massive Journey's End update

By Liam Dawe,
Terraria from developer Re-Logic has now officially passed 30 million sales and shows no sign of stopping, as they approach a huge update with Journey's End.

Add crazy effects to your images with 'PhotoMosh', a powerful but easy to use free web app

By Sunburst,
We interrupt your regularly scheduled gaming news to mention PhotoMosh, a fun and quite powerful free web application to mess around with your images. It's actually pretty cool.

Struggling with regular expressions? Then visit 'Regex Crossword', a site to learn them through a Sudoku-like game

By Sunburst,
Regular expressions are often difficult for anyone to get their head around and so Regex Crossword turns learned them into a bit of a game.

Collabora partnered with Microsoft to get OpenGL and OpenCL on DirectX

By Liam Dawe,
A very interesting use of open source in action here from the incredibly smart team over at Collabora who teamed up with Microsoft engineers to get OpenGL and OpenCL via DirectX.