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KDE developer thinks they will become the 'Windows or Android' of the FOSS world
15 November 2021 at 2:47 pm UTC Likes: 8

GNOME is Life.

I love the freedom to choose the least customization but most streamlined DE. GNOME has all the defaults I work most efficient with. (I alternate between on 5 Linux machines and prefer to spend my time on other things. I pretty much don't customize anything or therefore don#t need to do any "automatic" synchronization or overhead alike.)

But I can also also see that others prefer to customize their setup to a high detail. I used to enjoy that a lot too. And I'm glad you can with KDE!

Welcome to Linux.

Valve banning games that allow exchanging cryptocurrencies or NFTs
17 October 2021 at 10:51 am UTC Likes: 1

Are NFTs used for money laundering? Yes, they are!

Kathy Rain: Director's Cut launches with Linux support on October 26
11 October 2021 at 12:42 pm UTC Likes: 4

Really looking forward to this one! (despite note playing the original)

16-bit inspired explosive action-platformer Steel Assault is out now
28 September 2021 at 6:19 pm UTC

Quoting: rea987
Quote4:3 ASPECT RATIO/CRT FILTERS: Zenovia Interactive founder Sri Kankanahalli designed Steel Assault with the traditional 4:3 aspect ratio to keep the action quick and surprising... just like it was back in the day. Steel Assault’s many filters and video options are adjustable to accommodate a range of gaming setups.

So, can 4:3 aspect filter and CRT filter nonsenses be disabled? If not, I will just pass, cannot stand 4:3 aspect ratio.

you can disable the "CRT filter" and enable a "border art" instead if just black for ratios wider than 4:3.
but not change the aspect ratio.

that said. IMHO it looks amazing with the "CRT filter" in 4:3. Maybe the best retro style in that regard I've seen so far!

Epic Games announce full Easy Anti-Cheat support for Linux including Wine & Proton
23 September 2021 at 6:32 pm UTC Likes: 24

What a bunch of Steam from a Deck can do..

Unbound: Worlds Apart is a gorgeous platformer where you open portals between worlds
5 August 2021 at 10:49 am UTC Likes: 3

It's a Fabulous Game!

Not at the level Hollow Knight is for me but I enjoy `Unbound: Worlds Apart` so much. Way more than I would have expected. The 1 HP + puzzle mechanics are brilliant!

Ubisoft are keeping an eye on the Steam Deck, will release on it if it's big enough
20 July 2021 at 7:34 pm UTC Likes: 4

While I would love to see Ubisoft releasing new Games on Steam, that sounds really just a like a possibility for the far future. I mean for Ubisoft to consider Steam Deck to be "big" / a success, Valve needs to sell multiple millions, right? Sure it's what we & Gabe hope for. But aren't the all the reservation (not pre-orders!) worldwide more in the quarter million realm (SteamSpy)?

Anyway, I'm going through with my Steam Deck reservation and I hope for the best!

Hints appear of Valve making a handheld Steam "SteamPal" Neptune console
25 May 2021 at 11:10 am UTC Likes: 6

Let's say it like that: A successful (hand-held) console targeting the Steam Linux Runtime would be the game changer for Gaming on Linux.

System76 releases the open source Launch Configurable Keyboard
13 May 2021 at 4:37 pm UTC

I use the numpad for Blender only which isn't that much. But I prefer a layout where the arrow and home keys are not cramped on the edge.

Missing Bluetooth support is in doubt the bigger issue I would guess.