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  • Thoughts about Disney aside, for all the bad they represent, let's take a moment to think about the fact that Linux got addressed by the company itself and in just a few days of the issue.

    Meanwhile: Google Drive is nowhere to be seen coming for Linux.

    Of course these are not recommended for use to start with, as the goal is user freedom, but these definitely help Linux adoption.

    Once people are on Linux, they'll eventually find the free as in freedom alternatives if wants come such.

    ==> https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/12/disney-plus-linux-support-fixed
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  • * Reasons to ditch Windows for Linux! *

    First of all, you don’t have to pay a cent to download and install Linux on your computer. This means you can spend money on better computer hardware or simply get your hands on a computer for less.

    That’s a big deal for educational computers, office machines for your business or even just the HTPC you’ve been thinking of buying.

    Read the whole splendid article ==> https://blogpirate.net/2019/11/29/reasons-to-ditch-windows-for-linux/
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    #Linux #Microsoft #Windows #business #schools #HTPC #freedom
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  • Fancy replacing Google Android?

    Sailfish X for Sony Xperia 10 now available.

    The premium Linux mobile operating system creators Jolla continue full steam ahead.

    Jolla announced Sailfish X for the Sony Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus. The devices are the first ones to come with Sailfish OS user data encryption enabled.

    For a limited time, current Sailfish X customers can buy the new license for a reduced price.

    ==> https://blog.jolla.com/sailfish-x-sony-xperia-10/
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  • Linux streamer "TheLinuxPleb" with a fancy topic today: Open Source Games Day!

    His schedule is from saturday - tuesday from 3pm-6pm GMT/UTC approximately. Says it "might change bit depending on free ice time"

    Free and open source gaming is not in the limelight for obvious reasons yet it is truly interesting and way forward in many alternative aspects. Expect tinkering, fun & straight-forward language.

    ==> https://www.twitch.tv/thelinuxpleb
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    #TheLinuxPleb #gaming #OpenSource #linux #freesoftware #OBS
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  • Switched To Linux | Krita: A New Look.

    Krita is a great Free Open Source Software, cross platform image editor that is a viable alternative to both Photoshop and GIMP.

    This is a KDE application with the most use among illustrators with excellent tablet support.

    ==> https://www.bitchute.com/video/UnU50fpXzvA/
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    #Krita #Linux #GIMP #Photoshop #imageediting #graphics #free #FOSS #OpenSource
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    Krita: A New Look
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  • Jolla: Sailfish OS Update 3.2.0 "Torronsuo" to EA subscribers.

    The update to the premium LINUX mobile operating system introduces new features and improvements for the clock, phone and file manager app. Additionally mobile data should work better with Android apps and dual SIM devices. The memory usage of Sailfish-to-Android contact sync has been improved.

    As with every update, a great number of security fixes and fixes for reported bugs were included. Jolla also added the basics of the upcoming SELinux security framework.

    Jolla mentions that Torronsuo includes several contributions which were developed by the Russian collaborative partner OMP for Sailfish Mobile OS RUS (Aurora OS).

    Since this is an Early Access release, Jolla appreciates feedbacks and proposals which can be posted to together.jolla.com.

    Release Notes:
    - https://together.jolla.com/question/214571/release-notes-320-torronsuo/
    - https://together.jolla.com/question/214572/changelog-320-torronsuo/
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    #Jolla #Torronsuo #Sailfish #SailfishOS #Linux #mobile #EA
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  • EVERSPACE 2 needs more help!

    UNDER WEEK remaining to collect the money needed for this Linux supported game to happen.

    The acclaimed games sequel is to feature even RPG elements & deep space exploration with a rich story +fantastic graphics.

    Please assist if you can and let's squeeze this into production!

    ==> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rockfishgames/everspace-2
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    #linuxgaming #EVERSPACE #RPG #helpneeded #Linux
    EVERSPACE 2
    An open-world space shooter with deep exploration, sophisticated RPG elements and an engaging sci-fi story; the sequel to EVERSPACE.
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  • Ikey Doherty (founder of Solus Linux) is up to open source gaming!

    The entitled "Linux Badass" appears to have launched an open-source focused gaming / software development company.

    After Solus he went on to work on Intel's Clear Linux project & now a new firm: "Lispy Snake" works on game engines and indeed games. Given the Irishman's experience, this firm will leverage open-source technologies.

    ==> https://lispysnake.com/blog/2019/10/20/enter-the-miniature-dragon/
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  • Fancy some RETRO GAMING on Linux? Blade Runner now easily playable.

    For fans of classic games Linux is nowadays the most convenient platform of choice. Those oldies but goldies are very often not compatible on Win 10.

    ScummVM is a multi platform utility though to easily play any Lucasarts point 'n' click adventure game for example. Now also Blade Runner (Westwood Studios, 1997).

    ==> https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/10/17/blade-runner-is-now-easily-playable-in-scummvm/
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    #ScummVM #Linux #gaming #BladeRunner #Westwood
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  • J.R.R. Tolkien would LOVE this: a role playing game "Iron Danger" (Linux) based on The Kalevala !

    The creator of Lord Of The Rings even learnt the Finnish language enough to be able to read The Kalevala in its original language...

    The game, developed by Action Squad Studios, just got a publisher with a fine record.

    Daedalic Entertainment is known for games such as "The Whispered World", "Deponia", "Gollum", "The Pillars Of The Earth", "State Of Mind" and "Shadow Tactics".

    Iron Danger is set to be available early 2020 & comes to main PC platforms: Linux / Mac / Win.

    ==> https://youtu.be/q46XJqnXjQ4
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    #linuxgaming #Linux #IronDanger #Kalevala #gaming #Tolkien #RPG #roleplaying #Daedalic #ActionSquadStudios #PC
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