Switching from Windows to Linux is easier than ever. There was a time
when running Linux required a lot of CLI know-how and confidence, but
today's graphical environments are extremely user-friendly and responsive.
The Wine team members released version 1.8 of their project this week. The project
has been in constant development since 1993 and reached version 1 only in
2008, so new releases are major events.
LAN parties offer the enjoyment of head to head gaming in a real-life social environment. In general, they are experiencing decline thanks to the convenience of Internet gaming, but Kenton Varda is a man who takes his LAN gaming very seriously. His LAN gaming house is a fascinating project, and best of all, Linux plays a part in making it all work. more>>