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You Can Now Play ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ on Ubuntu

trackmania nations forever on ubuntuA popular PC racing game has sped its way on to the Ubuntu Snap store — and I think you’re gonna dig it. It’s called ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ (TMNF) and, for some of you, it will need zero introduction. First released back in 2008 — a decade ago — TrackMania Nations Forever built a solid reputation […]

This post, You Can Now Play ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Mesa 18.1.1 is Now Available to Install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

mesa graphics ubuntuThe latest Mesa 18.1.1 graphics stack is now available to install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Mesa 18.1.1 is the first point release update in the Mesa 18.1.x series, which debuted back in May with Mesa 18.1.0. The Mesa 18.1.x series touts plenty of improvements, including better Vulkan and OpenGL performance, updated Tegra, Nouveau, and Intel drivers, as […]

This post, Mesa 18.1.1 is Now Available to Install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Atari VCS, the Linux-Powered Games Console, is Available to Preorder

ATARI LINUX CONSOLERetro gaming fans can now ‘preorder’ the Atari VCS on crowdfunding site IndieGoGo. The Atari VCS is a Linux-powered games console featuring a case design inspired by the original Atari 2600. A slate of models are available to ‘preorder’ from today, including a base black edition priced at a not-so-terrible $199. The device even comes pre-loaded […]

This post, Atari VCS, the Linux-Powered Games Console, is Available to Preorder, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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SEGA Genesis Classics is Now Available on Linux

sega genesis classics for linuxSEGA Mega Drive & Genesis Classics is out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows and (drum roll) Linux. The £25/$30 compilation includes 53 games ripped straight from my childhood summers. So, put down those pogs, pour yourself a glass of Sunny Delight, and prepare to take a trip back to the 1990s. SEGA Genesis Classics Linux Release […]

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Linux System Requirements

tomb raider rise linuxWith the ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Linux release date set for April 19, Feral Interactive has finally shared more details on the sort of system needed to run it. And if you’re reading this on anything less than a “mid-range” set-up you’ll want to close the tab, lock yourself in Lara’s walk-in freezer and […]

This post, Rise of the Tomb Raider Linux System Requirements, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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‘GameMode’ is a new tool that can improve gaming performance on Linux

feral interactive gamemode for linux open sourceWish you could wring every single drop of performance from your computer when gaming on Linux? Well, a new open source tool from games porting company Feral Interactive wants to help you do exactly that. Say hello to GameMode. GameMode is all about performance Launched today, ‘GameMode’ is a small daemon/lib combo for Linux that allows games […]

This post, ‘GameMode’ is a new tool that can improve gaming performance on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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‘Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration’ Will Hit Linux This Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider on LinuxThe Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Linux port will be released in April, games porting company Feral Interactive has revealed. The acclaimed game will support the Vulkan API on Linux.

This post, ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration’ Will Hit Linux This Month, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Backup Your Steam for Linux Game Saves with SLSK

steam for linux with tuxLooking for an easy way to backup Steam for Linux game saves and config files? Well, we’ve found you one. Steam Linux Swiss-army Knife (SLSK) lets you backup and restore games, game saves, and config files for Steam for Linux games on any distribution. You may have heard of an app called GameSave Manager, which lets […]

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