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Dell announce new XPS 13 laptop models, will support moving from Windows to Ubuntu
28 September 2020 at 7:38 pm UTC Likes: 2

I'm really tempted... I got the XPS 13 Developer Edition in 2013 and it was really great but it's starting to show its age. I wish it wasn't so damn expensive

NVIDIA have a new Vulkan Beta Driver out for Linux - helping DOOM Eternal on Steam Play
1 April 2020 at 10:07 pm UTC Likes: 2

The way I do it (xubuntu):

- Download the driver
- chmod +x on the package
- log into to tty1, run > sudo service lightdm stop
- launch the package, follow the instructions
- sudo service lightdm start

there you go, there's a chance you might have to do it again next time you update you kernel.

I'm getting 120+ FPS @ 1440p Ultra Nightmare settings now :) (RTX 2080)

New Steam Client Beta up with Linux updates, Valve prepping Proton 5.0-5
20 March 2020 at 4:46 pm UTC

Quoting: lejimsterI'm a bit confused. Is Doom Eternal working or not on Protom yet? Unless denuvo is supported in proton I'm guessing we will have to wait like we did with Doom?

A lot of Denuvo games work with Proton, they even corrected Denuvo-related bugs recently for Arkham Knight and Just Cause 3

Krita, the FOSS painting program gets an Epic MegaGrant
18 December 2019 at 1:59 pm UTC Likes: 6

Quoting: subHas somebody already coined a term like greenwashing - just FOSS-related?


Take your pick! ^^

Borderlands 3, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and Ghost Recon Breakpoint out this week on Google Stadia
18 December 2019 at 9:42 am UTC

Quoting: tmtvldoes that mean that there is a Linux version of Xenoverse 2? They should put that on Steam.

I suppose there's nothing preventing Google or the game's devs from using Wine/Proton + DXVK to run Windows games on Stadia. Xenoverse 2 is rated Gold/Platinum on ProtonDB.

Quoting: Avehicle7887it doesn't mean devs are willing to release it for a normal Linux desktop (support costs, the usual distro difference excuse etc).

Let's hope the Steam Linux Runtime will get rid of that issue...

Borderlands 3, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and Ghost Recon Breakpoint out this week on Google Stadia
17 December 2019 at 7:30 pm UTC Likes: 2

Wasn't Borderlands 3 supposed to be a 6 month Epic exclusive?!

D9VK is no more as it merges with DXVK, making DXVK a D3D 9/10/11 to Vulkan layer
16 December 2019 at 9:59 am UTC

With this and Wine 5.0 on the horizon we should be getting a pretty good Proton upgrade soon, eh?

Chooseco are getting indie games using 'choose your own adventure' taken down on
10 December 2019 at 10:07 am UTC

Quoting: TheRiddickCommon phrases or even words from the dictionary shouldn't be trademark-able, within reason.
A lot of titles of book/game series are somewhat common words or phrases. "Foundation", "Dark Material", "Call of Duty" just to name a few.
If someone, today, tried to name a book series or game "Goosebumps" (a commonely used word/expression), they would get the pants sued off them for trademark infringement and they wouldn't have a leg to stand on.

In The Valley of Gods from the Firewatch devs 'on hold', working at Valve on other projects
4 December 2019 at 1:07 pm UTC Likes: 3

That statement makes it sound like they got bored of their own game...

Incredibly clever puzzle-platformer The Pedestrian releasing January 2020 with Linux support
3 December 2019 at 10:20 am UTC Likes: 2

I backed this one on KS, really looking forward to finally getting my hands on it :D

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