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Linux gaming overlay MangoHud version 0.6.8 out now

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud is probably one of my favourite open source projects giving Linux gamers a fancy HUD to display various performance metrics in a nice overlay. Version 0.6.8 is out now!

GOverlay for configuring the MangoHud performance overlay new release out

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud is a great performance overlay for Linux, one that's used on the Steam Deck too and GOverlay helps you configure it really easily. A new release is out with GOverlay 0.9.

Linux gaming overlay MangoHud has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud is something that Valve use on the Steam Deck, specifically for the performance HUD that shows various details like FPS, frame timing, temperatures and more. It just had a new release with plenty of changes.

Game manager Lutris continues Flatpak improvements

By Liam Dawe,
While it's not quite ready yet, proper support for Flatpak is coming for Lutris which will make it work easily on the Steam Deck and a new update is out now.

GOverlay 0.8 is out with new features to help configure MangoHud

By Liam Dawe,
For those just getting into Linux and / or people who will be testing out the Steam Deck, GOverlay can be a bit of a lifesaver to help configure some extra tools like MangoHud.

The Steam Deck has released, here's my initial review

By Liam Dawe,
The Steam Deck has arrived and Valve were kind enough to ship GamingOnLinux a review unit — here’s my own initial thoughts after spending a couple weeks with it.

Vulkan post-processing layer vkBasalt gets a few tweaks in v0.3.2.5

By Liam Dawe,
Vulkan post-processing layer vkBasalt allows Linux gamers to run various visual enhancement features, along with support for running various Reshade Fx shaders.

SteamOS-like Linux distribution ChimeraOS 28 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
ChimeraOS is a Linux distribution aimed at gamers who primarily want a more console-like big-screen experience.

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.

GOverlay just got an awesome update to make editing MangoHud even easier

By Liam Dawe,
GOverlay, the open source app for managing various Linux gaming overlays just got a fantastic upgrade, with it now having a live OpenGL preview for MangoHud.

Aliens: Fireteam Elite is out and works right away on Linux with Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Aliens: Fireteam Elite from Cold Iron Studios is a brand new co-op third-person shooter, which is out officially today and it works right away on Linux with Steam Play Proton.

Looks like the fresh Back 4 Blood Beta is working on Linux with Proton GE

By Liam Dawe,
Back 4 Blood is releasing in October from Turtle Rock Studios (original developer on Left 4 Dead) and they now have an Open Beta that anyone can try out and it appears to work with Proton GE.

Manage your Linux gaming overlays with the latest release of Goverlay

By Liam Dawe,
Another fresh upgrade is out for Goverlay the open source application designed to help you work with the likes of MangoHud, vkBasalt and ReplaySorcery.

A chat with Joshua Strobl of the Solus Linux distribution

By Liam Dawe,
With Solus seeming to go from strength to strength along with a recent big release, it was time to sit down and have a chat with one of the team about the Linux distribution.

The SteamOS-like Linux distribution GamerOS becomes ChimeraOS with a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Getting a console-like big-screen experience with Linux gaming was a thing with SteamOS until Valve stopped updating it, then came along GamerOS to carry the torch which has evolved again with a new name of ChimeraOS.

A round-up of popular GamingOnLinux articles through June 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Here is a look back some of the most popular articles on GamingOnLinux for June 2021, an easy way to for you to keep up to date on what has happened in the past month for Linux gaming, open source and other general Linux news that we cover!

OpenGL over Vulkan driver Zink gets a huge performance boost

By Liam Dawe,
We heard you like performance and it seems the new OpenGL over Vulkan driver Zink is going to bring some FPS friends whenever the next release lands.

The fantastic Linux gaming overlay MangoHud has a new version out

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud, the all in one solution to show off various performance metrics for Linux gaming, has a brand new version out now with more options.

Manage Linux gaming overlays with the new release of Goverlay

By Liam Dawe,
Want to configure the likes of MangoHud, vkBasalt and ReplaySorcery? Check out the latest release of Goverlay.

Proton Experimental gets upgraded, Forza Horizon 4 playable and Origin Overlay works

By Liam Dawe,
Valve and their partners CodeWeavers have upgraded Proton Experimental, the special testing version of Proton where the latest special updates come in with some big stuff.
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