Linux Games: Natural Selection 2

Linux Games: Natural Selection 2

For a very long time I wanted an FPS that manages to blend seamlessly the FPS and RTS genre, and this is how I got into Natural Selection 2. This is a multiplayer oriented game where you can take the role of either humans or aliens as you try to survive and lead your race […]

Natron an open source compositing software for linux.

Natron an open source compositing software for linux.

Working on Linux but searching for some good software for your work ? Now you have a new and powerful tool available for linux: Natron. Natron is a free and open source video compositing software, similar in functionality to Adobe After Effects or Nuke by The Foundry. The project is a free (Mozillla Public License v2) […]

Switching to Linux, Checklist

Switching to Linux, Checklist

Guest post by Richard Larson Linux often seems like a breath of fresh air to Windows users. It’s free. It doesn’t have bloatware issues. You don’t have to pay for it. It has less malware and hacking issues because it’s less profitable and productive for the baddies to concentrate on an operating system with less users. […]

Linux: Timeouting commands in shell scripts

Linux: Timeouting commands in shell scripts

Article by Mikko Ohtamaa first posted on his blog Often you want to automatize something using shell scripting. In a perfect world your script robot works for you without getting tired, without hick-ups, and you can just sit at the front of your desk and sip coffee. Then we enter the real world: Your network […]

Ripping DVD with Handbrake on Linux

Ripping DVD with Handbrake on Linux

Article by Charles McColm first published on FullCircle, issue 88 Physical media is cumbersome. If you own a lot of DVDs, Blueray discs, VHS, or, gasp!, Discovision (circa 1978), you know how ugly it looks stored in your living room by your entertainment system. Digital media is hot for its portability between devices. Ripping DVDs is a fairly simple process and there are […]