Oculus Rift has the cachet, but it doesn't have Linux support yet. Better options for Linux gamers may come from competitors on the horizon.
Jide’s Remix OS brings multitasking, windows, and a taskbar to Android, and you can run it on a PC. Even in alpha, the fledgling OS is an intriguing look at what could be.
True, the GRUB bug wasn’t great, but most Linux users don’t use or need a GRUB password at all.
From Steam Machines to Chrome OS confusion to Linux getting love—and staying awesome—these are the biggest stories from the World Beyond Windows in 2015.
The security-focused operating system and freedom-loving laptop manufacturer seem made for each other.
Users will get a more modern software hub in place of the neglected and deteriorating Software Center.
The Unity 8 desktop isn't ready yet, but all Ubuntu users will soon benefit from its more privacy-friendly approach.
While other Linux operating systems dabble in cutting-edge features, Linux Mint 17.3 relentlessly focuses on the desktop experience.
Apple's Swift now supports Linux, but don't think you'll be playing iOS games on Ubuntu anytime soon.
Google's killing Chrome support for 32-bit Linux machines, but don't worry: You have options.
AMD's vaunted new Radeon Software Crimson delivers improved performance and a slick new interface on Windows, but doesn't offer much for Linux gamers.
Microsoft said it loves Linux now, and new tweaks to Visual Studio will appeal to open-source loving developers.
Steam Machines launched with great fanfare last week, but Valve's living room gaming PC lineup was lacking some supporters—and gaming performance.
Extensions from Google and Bing can help beautify your Chromebook's desktop with next to no effort on your end.
Valve's Steam Machines are finally here, ready to drag PC gaming into your living room, but the world has changed since their launch was delayed.