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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.

Steam Play Proton 5.13-2 compatibility layer is out now with improved Direct3D 12 support

By Liam Dawe,
The Proton compatibility layer used with Steam Play on Linux has a brand new release out with Proton 5.13-2.

GOverlay app adds support for the Linux instant-replay tool ReplaySorcery

By Liam Dawe,
GOverlay is the super useful user interface for managing overlays like MangoHud and the vulkan post processing layer vkBasalt. Now though, it's been extended to be even more useful.

Steampunk grid-based dungeon-crawler Vaporum: Lockdown is out for Linux now

By Liam Dawe,
Vaporum: Lockdown is a rather gorgeous steampunk dungeon crawler from Fatbot Games, which serves as a prequel to the original and it's now supported on Linux.

SteamTinkerLaunch is a huge all in one Linux wrapper tool for gaming

By Liam Dawe,
You all love to tinker right? SteamTinkerLaunch is an open source project to bundle together tons of available extra options for running your Steam games.

Linux gaming overlay MangoHud version 0.5.1 released

By Liam Dawe,
Continuing to be the go-to for people needing a good HUD while gaming, MangoHud has a new release up.

GOverlay makes Linux gaming overlay MangoHud even easier to use

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud has become the go-to way to get a decent readout of game performance with an overlay on Linux, and now with the latest improvements the GOverlay interface has made it much easier to use.

It's now easier than ever to play STAR WARS: The Old Republic on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
With EA continuing to dump their older games onto Steam, the popular MMO STAR WARS: The Old Republic is now available thanks to Steam Play Proton it's easier than ever to play it on Linux.

There's an app for that: use GOverlay to help configure MangoHud on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Want to get started with the excellent Linux gaming overlay MangoHud? There's an app for that. A reminder of the wonderful GOverlay which just had a new release.

Linux gaming overlay MangoHud levels up with a new release

By Liam Dawe,
MangoHud has become the go-to Linux gaming overlay for us and from comments we've seen, a lot of other people too. It continues to get better!

Path of Exile adds a Vulkan Beta, another step closer to Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Path of Exile, the free to play online action RPG just recently released a huge update that adds in a Beta version of their new Vulkan API rendering system.

Deep Rock Galactic leaves Early Access, works well with Steam Play on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Deep Rock Galactic from Ghost Ship Games has now left Early Access and thankfully it continues working very well on Linux when played with the Proton compatibility layer for Steam Play.

Halo 2: Anniversary on Linux with Steam Play Proton, single-player works well

By Liam Dawe,
Halo 2 is out on Steam now and much like Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary and Halo: Reach, the single-player works nicely on Linux thanks to the Proton compatibility layer for Steam Play.
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