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Running a free Gentoo

Posted 10-29-2012 at 04:52 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

Gentoo is overall a great distribution, but unfortunately it is not dedicated to free software with the same determination as distributions like Trisquel and gNewSense. If you have been running Gentoo for a while, but are not familiar with this issue, you may be surprise to learn how much non-free software is in your system, from application software to the kernel.

The offset to this, however, is that built-in Gentoo mechanisms make it very easy to change this configuration, so as...
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Retrobattle available for Gentoo

Posted 09-01-2012 at 01:19 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 09-01-2012 at 01:25 AM by hydraMax
Tags gaming, gentoo

There is now a package in Gentoo Portage for Retrobattle. Just "emerge retrobattle". (You may have to unmask it first.)

Retrobattle is a retro-style arcade game by Daniel Remar and Andreas Remar. It's like of one of the early NES games where you move a character around a maze on a screen, shooting stuff (robots, gigantic snakes...) and collecting items (coins, super weapons...). Authentic look and feel, although somehow "smoother" than the old games I remember....
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