Linux Voice Introduction

Linux Voice Introduction

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Article from Issue 254/2022

This month in Linux Voice.

Linux gaming has come a long way since the early days. In the beginning, it was just those first few native games. Then the Wine API brought Windows gaming to Linux. Later Steam added Linux support for its extensive gaming platform, and all the while, the retrogaming community was keeping the classic games of the past alive for Linux users. The Lutris open gaming platform ties these threads of the Linux gaming experience together in a single interface. Lutris uses Wine for Windows gaming and also supports the Steam, Goc, Battle.net, Origin, and Uplay gaming platforms, as well as offering support for native Linux games. The Lutris team also takes a special interest in the preservation of classic video games from the past. This month we introduce you to Lutris. Elsewhere in this month's issue, we show you how to back up your data with FreeFileSync and help you get started with managing your appointments from the command line.

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