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Minecraft Java will move to Microsoft accounts in 2021, gets new social screen
22 October 2020 at 2:01 pm UTC Likes: 3

I can't say I'm too keen on having to use a MS account either. My only experience with MS accounts is on the X-Box and it isn't great. Creating and managing a linked account for my son was bad and killed the unboxing experience. And I'm reminded every time I go to log in where it takes 10-20 seconds for the password prompt to appear.

Lenovo launches ThinkPad and ThinkStation PCs with Ubuntu pre-loaded
23 September 2020 at 9:16 pm UTC

I've used several T-series over the years and they have been immensely compatible with Fedora. I have a T-580 now. I can't attest to every model though.

I didn't see a way on the Lenovo website to order one without an OS and not pay the MS tax but my work manages it somehow.

GNOME 3.38 'Orbis' is out now to showcase a modern Linux desktop
21 September 2020 at 6:00 pm UTC

I find having to switch between mouse and keyboard several times just to open a new application to be annoying and slow. KDE has a gesture and a task bar way of clearing the screen to access the desktop so I can launch an app with a click or a swish followed by another click rather than clicking the apps, either finding or typing down to the app, then launching. Most annoying of all is bring up a terminal which I do a fair bit and rather than one step (right-click) it's three.

I noticed that one of the new Gnome features is to be able to re-order the app list. Maybe that will help but it's been quite a long time coming.

Beamdog just gave Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition a big graphical boost
17 September 2020 at 12:30 am UTC Likes: 1

I know that work ain't free but I'm not really up to buying NWN for a 3rd time. I have a boxed edition somewhere, I bought Diamond from GoG already and now another version...

GNOME 3.38 'Orbis' is out now to showcase a modern Linux desktop
16 September 2020 at 9:32 pm UTC

And yet still an empty desktop.

Devs quit Skullgirls and Indivisible studio Lab Zero Games, issues with studio owner
25 August 2020 at 3:04 pm UTC Likes: 9

Quoting: PatolaThis is cancel culture. Condemn first, ruin the dude's life first, ruin all business opportunities and create a stigma that will follow him all his life. Then maybe in the future if he'll be judged innocent no news will be told, because it is not interesting. That's why there is such a thing as due legal process. Even a person suspect of the worst crimes against mankind is still only a suspect: they cannot be punished until they are properly judged.

I guess the question is, how would you suggest this situation be handled differently? I know the U.S. is generally litigious but you don't have to sue every time you are wronged to somehow prove you were wronged.

Those who left felt strongly enough about it to leave in the midst of a pandemic and a 10% unemployment rate in the U.S. That says a lot to me.

Dying Light - Hellraid is out now giving you a little dungeon crawling
14 August 2020 at 12:36 pm UTC

Reviews on Steam aren't great. Went from Mixed right after release to Mostly Negative now. Too bad, I was really looking forward to this, but maybe I'll save my tenner.

7 Days to Die 'Alpha 19 Experimental' is out with HD Zombies
30 June 2020 at 1:45 pm UTC

Quoting: runtimeerrorI can't play it because the loading screen won't go away for me.

See if you have any mods installed. I forgot to rename the Mods directory my first run and has similar problems.

7 Days to Die 'Alpha 19 Experimental' is out with HD Zombies
30 June 2020 at 1:44 pm UTC

I played for an hour using Vulkan and it looked and performed fine for me on nVidia 440.82.

Wine 5.9 is out with major WineD3D Vulkan work
23 May 2020 at 1:55 pm UTC

Quoting: mrdeathjrBack to fixed bugs, this wine version fix in my case alt-tab age of empires II issue and text in chat window (cheats)

Are the sports cars an unintended side effect of the fix?

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