On the go so this will be a quick one (apologies!): Aaron San Filippo @AeornFlippout @linuxgames Hey heads up! We just released a linux “tech demo” for Race the Sun: http://t.co/FU8ZW4wW
Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
Not sure if anyone has posted this but I ran across this tech demo for an upcoming game called Spin Tires. It's some of the most damned impressive vehicle and earth physics modeling I've ever seen and played. It's crowd funded and looks promising.
Many critcis always blame Linux for the lack of games, although it's not entirely Linux's fault that it has few games. Not all game companies realise the potential of this widely used platform. But some like iD Software do.
The indie developer team Swing Swing Submarine has released a playable tech demo of Blocks That Matter, a platforming/puzzle game featuring a driller robot and the various blocks that it can collect: Be sure to read the included README, and if you run into any issues, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a brief amount of time Linux did rule a small segment of the Linux Industry, the Netbooks. ASUS, ACER, MSI and many others had a favour of their netbook in the market sporting an Intel Atom processor and running one of their own customised versions of Linux.