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Linux Journal Issue #290/September 2018


Letters to the editor  


Clearing Out /boot  by Adam McPartlan
VCs Are Investing Big into a New Cryptocurrency: introducing Handshake  by Petros Koutoupis
Edit PDFs with Xournal  by Kyle Rankin
Patreon and Linux Journal   
FOSS Project Spotlight: Nitrux, a Linux Distribution with a Focus on AppImages and Atomic Upgrades  by Nitrux Latinoamerican S.C.
A Look at KDE's KAlgebra  by Joey Bernard
Stop Killing Your Cattle: Server Infrastructure Advice  by Kyle Rankin
News Briefs  


Kyle Rankin's Hack and /   Two Portable DIY Retro Gaming Consoles  
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge   Bytes, Characters and Python 2  
Shawn Powers' The Open-Source Classroom   Globbing and Regex: So Similar, So Different  
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell   Creating the Concentration Game PAIRS with Bash, Part II  
Zack Brown's diff -u   What's New in Kernel Development  
Glyn Moody's Open Sauce   What Is the Point of Mozilla?  

Deep Dive: Gaming

Crossing Platforms: a Talk with the Developers Building Games for Linux  by K.G. Orphanides
Games for Linux are booming like never before. The revolution comes courtesy of cross-platform dev tools, passionate programmers and community support.
Would You Like to Play a Linux Game?  by Marcel Gagné
A look at several games native to Linux.
Meet TASBot, a Linux-Powered Robot Playing Video Games for Charity  by Allan Cecil
Can a Linux-powered robot play video games faster than you? Only if he takes a hint from piano rolls...and doesn't desync.
Review: Thrones of Britannia  by Marcel Gagné
A look at the recent game from the Total War series on the Linux desktop thanks to Steam and Feral Interactive.


ModSecurity and nginx  by Elliot Cooper
nginx is the web server that's replacing Apache in more and more of the world's websites. Until now, nginx has not been able to benefit from the security ModSecurity provides. Here's how to install ModSecurity and get it working with nginx.


Cover image

Cover image from Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, developed by Eidos Montréal AUTHOR:  Square Enix. Feral Interactive released the game for Linux in November 2016.


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