Working Linux Port of Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Available, Download and Play

A Linux working port of Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy has popped up on GitHub, and everyone can download and play it.

The Lucas Arts company has been disbanded a couple of weeks ago, and the source code for both Jedi Knight games has been releas…

Cave Story+ Available on Steam for Linux with a 50% Discount

Cave Story+, a 2D action platformer developed by Nicalis and Studio Pixel that is available on Steam for Linux, now benefits from a 50% discount.

Regarded as one of the most famous indie games ever developed, Cave Story+ will provide a complete experience for all ages.

Cave Story+ is an action adventure developed by the famous Daisuke Amaya. The main character wakes up in a cave with no memory and the adventure begins.

According to the developer, you will…

Funky 2D Platformer "Snapshot" to Arrive on Steam for Linux

Snapshot, a 2D puzzle platformer developed and published by the Retro Affect studio, will be launched on Steam for Linux.

Snapshot is a game about a robot lost on an abandoned world. His only help is a very special digital camera that is able to remove from the world the objects that it photographs.

The game will provide gamers with over 100 different levels, 4 distinct environments to explore, secret areas, and hand-crafted high-resolution graphics.

The …

Get Stealth Bastard Deluxe with a 50% Discount on Steam for Linux

Stealth Bastard Deluxe, a 2D platformer developed and published by the Curve Studios, is now available on Steam for Linux with a 50% discount. In Stealth Bastard Deluxe, players will have to sneak their way through a deadly facility, with no weapons or other gadgets, with the exception of the Stealthing Goggles. This is stealth gameplay at its best. The Stealth Bastard Deluxe will provide the players with 80 levels of pure entertainment, a realistic dynamic lighting s…

Distribution Release: Sabayon Linux 13.04

Fabio Erculiani has announced the release of Sabayon Linux 13.04, a desktop distribution with a choice of GNOME, KDE, MATE of Xfce desktops, based on Gentoo Linux: "Sabayon 13.04 is a modern and easy-to-use Linux distribution based on Gentoo, following an extreme yet reliable rolling-release model. This….

AMD R600 Gallium3D Optimizing Back-End Merged

Vadim Girlin’s shader-optimizing back-end for the AMD R600 Gallium3D driver has been merged into mainline Mesa…

Distribution Release: Clonezilla Live 2.1.1-25

Steven Shiau has announced the release of an updated version of Clonezilla Live, a specialist live CD designed for disk cloning: "This release of Clonezilla Live (2.1.1-25) includes minor enhancements and bug fixes. Enhancements and changes: the underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded, this release is based on….

Get Nautilus 3.4 Features Back In Ubuntu 13.04 With SolusOS Patched Nautilus

Ubuntu 13.04 uses Nautilus 3.6 by default, for which some features that were available in Nautilus 3.4 are no longer available, such as the dual pane view, sidebar tree view and more.If you want these features back in Ubuntu 13.04, a proper appmenu for Nautilus along with other features / options such as:customizable toolbar with […]

Gallium3D LLVMpipe Compared To Nine Graphics Cards

Yesterday after publishing the 15-way open-source vs. closed-source NVIDIA/AMD Linux graphics comparison there were some requests by Phoronix readers to also show how the LLVMpipe software rasterizer performance is in reference. For this article to end…

GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8.1 Enables Two-finger Scrolling by Default

The GNOME Projects announced a few days ago that the first maintenance release of the GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8 package is now available for download, ready for the GNOME 3.8.1 desktop upgrade.

Highlights of GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8.1:

• The active state is no longer changed when the app runs in a virtual machine;
• Improved compilation support for non-Linux operating systems;

• Repaired some issues with o…

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 13.04 (nginx, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 13.04 (nginx, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) server (with nginx, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3,
and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConf…

Samba 3.6.14 Released with Minor Improvements

Samba, an app that seamlessly integrates Linux/Unix servers and desktops into Active Directory environments using the winbind daemon, is now at version 3.6.14.

This is the oldest stable branch still maintained by the developers. Most of the changes implemented are just maintenance fixes and improvements.

Highlights of Samba 3.6.14:

• ‘smbcontrol close-share’ is now working;
• Only the INHERITED flag is now propagated;
• An unnee…

Organize Your Digital Collections with Data Crow 3.9.22

Data Crow, a media cataloger and organizer that can be used to manage all your collections in one product, is now at version 3.9.22.

Data Crow 3.9.22 allows users to create a huge database containing all the possible collectibles and to take advantage of the online services to retrieve the information, at will.

Highlights of Data Crow 3.9.22:

• Multiple upgrade issues have been fixed. The system will correct problems on startup;
• An issue…

Linux 3.10 Gets New ARM, AMD Power Improvements

Along with an assortment of other power management improvements to land with the Linux 3.10 kernel, a cpufreq driver for ARM’s big.LITTLE is being introduced. There’s also a cpufreq driver for the Exynos 5440 quad-core and the new AMD frequency sensiti…

OpenWrt 12.09 Brings Wireless Improvements

The popular Linux distribution for routers and other wireless/network devices, OpenWrt, has been christened by a new version. OpenWrt 12.09 “Attitude Adjustment” brings with it many new features…

GNOME Webcam App Cheese 3.9.1 Is Available for Testing

Cheese, a Photobooth-inspired GNOME application for taking pictures and videos from a webcam that also includes graphical effects based on the gstreamer-backend, is now at version 3.9.1.

Cheese 3.9.1 can be used to take photos and videos, and it’s based on GNOME 3.0, GStreamer, Clutter, and GNOME Video Effects.

Highlights of Cheese 3.9.1:

• UI string has been fixed in the avatar chooser test;
• A Vala warning about copying delegates is now…

Open Build Service 2.4 Supports Arch, Secure Boot

OBS, the Open Build Service developed largely by openSUSE, has reached version 2.4. With Open Build Service 2.4 comes support for a new package format, Secure Boot signing, and other features…

OpenMorrowind 0.23.0 Gets New Texture Animations

OpenMW, an open source implementation of The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind game engine and functionality, is now at version 0.23.0.

OpenMW or OpenMorrowind is an ambitious project that aims to bring one of best role-playing games ever created into the open-source world.

Highlights of OpenMW 0.23.0:

• Item repairing, Enchanting, NPC pathfinding, NPC travelling AI Package, leveled items, texture animations, fallback settings, companion item UI, basic part…

PS2 Emulator for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

Install PlayStation 2 Emulator in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 14/13 PCSX2 is a PlayStation 2 emulator for Windows and Linux. It was started by the team behind PCSX (an emulator for the original PlayStation) back in 2002, and as of early 2012 development is still active. The emulator achieved playable speeds only by […]

FxMovieManager 6.3 Is Now Based on FFmpeg 1.2

FxMovieManager, an application written to help users manage movie files and video clips, has just reached version 6.3.

FxMovieManager 6.3 includes a twin-panel file manager, a playlist, and a simple frontend to Mplayer. Both the file manager and the playlist can display thumbnails of movie files.

Highlights of FxMovieManager 6.3:

• The code of the internal player has been updated to use version 1.2 of the ffmpeg library,
• The performance…