Proton. The opensource Windows compatibility layer for Linux gaming

An open-source compatibility layer developed for running modern Windows-exclusive Steam games on Linux, this is Proton. Valve made a compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and some additional components, this brought the Linux gaming experience to a new level. A high level. Proton is based on Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator, the compatibility layer capable of running[…]

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A Linux hardware experience website turns 15

Phoronix.com turns 15 years old. The Linux related website that began with a case review and some peripheral reviews on a system running Knoppix. I started Phoronix for the poor Linux hardware support at the time and it’s been an amazing turnaround since that point. No longer is it a battle of getting network devices or input devices working on[…]

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