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Atari VCS
Atari has launched an Ubuntu-based Atari VCS gaming and media streaming console aimed at retro gamers. (Image courtesy: Atari VCS)

Atari Launches Linux Gaming Box Starting at $199

Attempts to establish Linux as a gaming platform have failed time and time again, with Valve’s SteamOS being the latest high-profile casualty. Yet, Linux has emerged as a significant platform in the much smaller niche of retro gaming, especially on the Raspberry Pi. Atari has now re-emerged from...
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PacVim – A CLI Game To Learn Vim Commands

Howdy, Vim users! Today, I stumbled upon a cool utility to sharpen your Vim usage skills. Vim is a great editor to write and edit code. However, some of you (including me) are still struggling with the steep learning curve. Not anymore! Meet PacVim, a CLI game that helps you to learn Vim commands....
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Paul Brown shows how to use systemd to run a server for games, web applications, or other purposes. Image courtesy: Minetest

Systemd Services: Beyond Starting and Stopping

In the previous article, we showed how to create a systemd service that you can run as a regular user to start and stop your game server. As it stands, however, your service is still not much better than running the server directly. Let's jazz it up a bit by having it send out emails to the players...
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Learn how to make simple systemd services to manage your own game server.

Writing Systemd Services for Fun and Profit

Let's say you want to run a games server, a server that runs Minetest, a very cool and open source mining and crafting sandbox game. You want to set it up for your school or friends and have it running on a server in your living room. Because, you know, if that’s good enough for the kernel mailing...
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A Taxonomy of Tech Debt

Hi there. I’m Bill “LtRandolph” Clark, and I’m the engineering manager for the Champions team on LoL. I’ve worked on several different teams on League over the past years, but one focus has been consistent: I’m obsessed with tech debt. I want to find it, I want to understand it, and where possible...
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The ever-expanding collection of Open Source Guides via The Linux Foundation & TODO Group allow anyone to elevate their organization with open source strategy.

This Week in Open Source News: More Open Source Guides Released by The Linux Foundation, New Hyperledger MOOC & More

This week in Linux and open source news, The Linux Foundation's Open Source Guides surface useful strategic knowledge via TODO Group, Hyperleder's new free course more relevant than ever, and more! 1) More Open Source Guides have been released by The Linux Foundation & TODO Group. Read them to...
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Reuben Paul, co-founder of CyberShaolin, will speak at Open Source Summit in Prague, highlighting the importance of cybersecurity awareness for kids.

CyberShaolin: Teaching the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts

Reuben Paul is not the only kid who plays video games, but his fascination with games and computers set him on a unique journey of curiosity that led to an early interest in cybersecurity education and advocacy and the creation of CyberShaolin, an organization that helps children understand the...
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Toyota looks to the open road by picking Automotive Grade Linux for its infotainment system in the 2018 Camry.

This Week in Open Source News: Toyota Picks AGL for 2018 Camry, Raspberry Pi Vulnerability & More

This week in open source and Linux news, Toyota's 2018 Camry to feature Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) infotainment system, older Raspberry Pis risk vulnerability without updating, and more. Read on! 1) Toyota has adopted the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) platform for its infotainment systems. The...
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How to Capture and Stream your Gaming Session on Linux

There may not be many hardcore gamers who use Linux, but there certainly are quite a lot Linux users who like to play a game now and then. If you are one of them and would like to show the world that Linux gaming isn’t a joke anymore, then you will find the following quick tutorial on how to...
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Ubuntu-Based Ultimate Edition 5.0 Gamers Distribution Is Out for Linux Gaming

It's been almost three months since we last heard something from TheeMahn, the developer of the Ultimate Edition (formerly Ubuntu Ultimate Edition) operating system, a fork of Ubuntu and Linux Mint, but we've been tipped by one of our readers about the availability of Ultimate Edition 5.0 Gamers....
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