Linux For The Rest Of Us #159 - Steam Summer Sale and Banana Pi

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With the DoorToDoorGeek aka Steve McLaughlin and Cody Cooper

Running time: 1:20:57
Added: 9 Jun 2014

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Brace Yourselves, The Steam Summer Sale is coming! - We have over 2,000 games from Action to Indie and everything in-between. Enjoy exclusive deals, automatic game updates and other great perks.

(http://store.steampowered.com/)

Distance - AWESOME survival racer coming to Linux - Distance is a survival racing game that combines the intense action of arcade racing with the exploration of an atmospheric world. You control a unique car that allows you to boost, jump, rotate, and even fly through a chaotic and mysterious city.

(http://survivethedistance.com/ )

Metro Redux - In 2013 the world was devastated by an apocalyptic event, annihilating almost all mankind and turning the Earth's surface into a poisonous wasteland. A handful of survivors took refuge in the depths of the Moscow underground, and human civilization entered a new Dark...

(http://store.steampowered.com/video/286690/2032536?snr=1_7_7_151_150_1 )

8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts - Many people don’t think of their command prompt as a particularly useful thing, or even pay it much attention. To me, this is a bit of a shame, as a useful prompt can change the way you use the command line. Well I’ve scoured the Interwebs looking for the best, most useful, or sometimes most amusing bash prompts. Here, in no particular order, are the ones I’d be most likely to use on my computers.

(http://www.maketecheasier.com/8-useful-and-interesting-bash-prompts)

List of free and open-source software packages - This article is about software free to be modified and distributed. For examples of software free in the monetary sense.

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open-source_software)

GE Geek - This site was my attempt to some how organize this myriad of information scattered throughout the internet that I came across almost on a daily basis.

(http://www.gegeek.com/ )

Raspberry Pi Operating Systems - In only a year the number of operating systems for the Raspberry Pi has grown tremendously. In addition to various flavours of Linux and Unix, builds of RISC OS, Plan 9 and even an Amiga compatible offering are now available. Take a look below, there is sure to be something of interest to one and all.

(http://www.themagpi.com/issue/issue-12/article/raspberry-pi-operating-systems-all-you-can-eat-raspberry-pi/)

RetroPie - Welcome to the RetroPie Project. This page provides information about all the pieces of the projects, the goals and should give you an understanding of what the RetroPie Project is.

(http://blog.petrockblock.com/retropie/)

Plugable USB Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy Micro Adapter (Windows 8, 7, XP, Linux Compatible; Classic Bluetooth and Stereo Headset Compatible) - Designed for maximum compatibility, small size, and low power, this Plugable adapter upgrades Windows and Linux PCs with the latest Bluetooth® 4.0 support.

(http://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Bluetooth-Adapter-Windows-Compatible/dp/B009ZIILLI)

Plugable products.

(http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_pc?ie=UTF8&field-brandtextbin=Plugable&node=541966)

Banana PI 1G ddr3 support Raspberry PI , android,linux,Cubieboard - It’s an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image, as well as the Cubieboard Image. It uses the AllWinner A20 SoC, and has 1GB DDR3 SDRAM.

(http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Banana-PI-stronger-then-Raspberry-PI-512M-Model-B-2-0/1680506877.html)

(http://www.bananapi.org/p/product.html)

Check this out

(http://www.lemaker.org/)

CuBox-i - The CuBox-i’s simple elegant design conceals its impressive power and multiple functionalities. This 2x2x2 inch3 can become your Android TV box, your multimedia streamer, your networked storage, and your pocket-size personal computer, running Lite Desktop and infinite open source applications.

(http://cubox-i.com/products/)

Shipyard - Docker Management - Shipyard gives you the ability to manage Docker resources including containers, images, hosts, and more all from a single management interface.

(https://github.com/shipyard/shipyard)

Chromebook EOL now 5 years! - The EOL policy is basically saying that your Chromebook will receive updates and support for the next five years. Which is a pretty decent amount of time. Definitely longer than they support smartphones for. Obviously the five years start from the moment you buy your Chromebook.

(http://www.androidheadlines.com/2014/05/google-extends-eol-policy-chromebooks-5-years.html)

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