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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.

GOverlay gets another small release to help you manage tools like MangoHud

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud is a fantastic way to show off all sorts of details in games on Linux from frame timings to RAM use and plenty more. GOverlay continues making it more accessible with a full UI.

Using the Epic Store on Linux is even easier with the latest Heroic Games Launcher updates

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games don't support Linux with their store, so the community continues building around it with the Heroic Games Launcher that can run plenty of games from the Epic Store.

Grab an up to date MangoHud with NVML, GOverlay and vkBasalt on Ubuntu with a new PPA

By Liam Dawe,
Canonical (Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE) developer Martin Wimpress has announced a fresh PPA for Linux gamers.

The monthly roundup - November 2020

By Liam Dawe,
Here is a look back some of the most popular articles on GamingOnLinux for November 2020, 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.

Linux gaming overlay MangoHud gets fancy with new graphs in the latest release

By Liam Dawe,
Have a love of graphs? You will like the latest release of the Linux gaming overlay and benchmark tool MangoHud, as it's giving you even more details and control.

Valve updates the Steam Linux Container Runtime for Proton 5.13, helps tools like MangoHud

By Liam Dawe,
With the Steam Play Proton 5.13 compatibility tool being a major upgrade, along with it now using the Steam Linux Container Runtime, it did come with some annoying issues that they're now trying to solve.

Open source Linux game overlay manager GOverlay adds more customization

By Liam Dawe,
GOverlay helps you to manage Linux game overlays including MangoHud, the vkBasalt effects layer and also the ReplaySorcery screen recorder.
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