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Machinarium!view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – I feel silly, because I remember seeing Machinarium before this week and thinking it looked neat, but somehow assumed it didn’t have a Linux port. Well, I was clearly mistaken, as this IGF award winner for Excellence in Visual Art is available natively. Machinarium is a point-and-click adventure game (I can’t even remember the last [...] (Software)

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id Miscellanyview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A few Quake Live-related items: Bethesda Blog interviewed id Software’s Marty Stratton about the genesis of the online shooter. One of the most requested features in QUAKE LIVE and something that I think would be at the core of any premium service, would be the ability to very easily and quickly start a private match (that only [...] (Software)

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Heroes of Newerth Keysview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – I have three invites to the Heroes of Newerth beta available still; first-come first-serve to the initial three commenters below. I haven’t played myself in a while, mainly due to a cross-country move, but also partially because I still haven’t gotten the hang of the game (I never played DoTA). To those in it, how [...] (Software)

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Aquaria for Linux Updateview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – SlickMcRunfast let us know that Linux porting superstar Ryan “icculus” Gordon is porting Aquaria for free, via the award-winning indie game’s forum: It’s all up to Ryan… he hasn’t updated me in a while. He’s doing it for free, so maybe some paying work came up and he’s been busy or something. (Software)

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Graphics Driver Updatesview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Both AMD and NVIDIA updated their graphics chipset drivers for Linux recently: ATI Display Driver 9.10 NVIDIA Display Driver 190.42 (Software)

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Metallica Pinballview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Here’s an offbeat project: Ars Technica pointed out a homebrew project to create a Metallica-themed pinball game. “We wanted the audio playback to be CD quality (44KHz 16bit stereo), and we wanted to be able to play a lot of different songs, so I chose an embedded Linux system to run the audio,” he explained. The [...] (Software)

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Lesser Known, But Very Helpful Features in OpenOffice.org Writerview story

http://www.linux.com – Anyone using Linux (or any operating system for that matter) should know about the OpenOffice.org office suite. This suite of tools serve as the open source equivalent to Microsoft Office and does so with ease and full functionality. OpenOffice.org Writer works very similarly to Microsoft Word. (Software)

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Likewise Simplifies Upgrade Path for Open Source Authentication Software Usersview story

http://likewise.com – Likewise announced today that it is offering three starter packs that combine its Likewise Enterprise software with support and training services. The starter packs are designed to help customers move from its open source software to Likewise Enterprise. (Software)

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ThinkDigit Explores KDE 4 on Windowsview story

http://dot.kde.org – Kshitij Sobti has written a nice article over at ThinkDigit.com about installing KDE 4 applications on Windows. He takes a look at the installation process and reviews some key applications such as Dolphin and Okular, praising Dolphin's "simple yet rich interface" and suggesting that "Okular can serve as a good replacement for Acrobat Reader". (Software)

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Metacity: Future directions of Cowbellview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – Future directions. Here’s where Cowbell is going next: (Software)

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Documentation Team: GNOME Documentation Working Session Sunday, Nov. 8thview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – The GNOME Documentation Team will be having a meeting this Sunday, November 8th at 18:00 UTC in #docs on GIMPNet IRC. (Software)

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KDevelop Beta 6 and PHP Beta 1 Releasedview story

http://dot.kde.org – (Software)