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posted by janrinok on Tuesday March 18 2014, @11:05PM   Printer-friendly
from the getting-there-eventually dept.

Marneus68 writes

"Digital DRM-free game distributor is finally jumping on the Linux bandwagon.

Following the steps of Desura and Steam, plans to offer Linux compatible games starting this year. Along with games already available for Linux, will also be selling 'a variety of classics that are, for the first time, officially supported and maintained [by them].'

Most of the DOS titles already provided by will probably pose no major technical challenge since GOG has been using DosBox on Windows and Mac OS X since the very beginning however, all the exclusive ports will probably be more difficult to provide."

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  • (Score: 2, Insightful) by evilviper on Tuesday March 18 2014, @11:57PM

    by evilviper (1760) on Tuesday March 18 2014, @11:57PM (#18301) Homepage Journal

    The only way tablets work in that way is if there's a docking station with a mouse and Keyboard

    You can keep your "docking station". Bluetooth keyboards work fine. No "docking" needed.

    with Ubuntu for phones, or equivalent. I know it's coming, but it's still a long way off. Espically in the enterprise space.

    No, Android works fine. There's chroot'ed Debian, X11 server, etc. Everything you need, it just needs to be packaged up.

    Hydrogen cyanide is a delicious and necessary part of the human diet.
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