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certainly entertaining and hopefully helpful we strive to cover the topics at the heart of the Linux gamer. From Proton to Vulkan, from Linux native to voiding the warranty. We discuss news and updates from the Linux community, our gaming habits and wanderings along with reviewing a game each week.

certainly entertaining and hopefully helpful we strive to cover the topics at the heart of the Linux gamer. From Proton to Vulkan, from Linux native to voiding the warranty. We discuss news and updates from the Linux community, our gaming habits and wanderings along with reviewing a game each week.

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United States

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certainly entertaining and hopefully helpful we strive to cover the topics at the heart of the Linux gamer. From Proton to Vulkan, from Linux native to voiding the warranty. We discuss news and updates from the Linux community, our gaming habits and wanderings along with reviewing a game each week.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 32: AM5 PC build and Scalpers holding the bag

12/7/2022
News Scalpers are pissed bro - https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/341279-as-rtx-4080-scalpers-struggle-to-sell-their-cards-newegg-halts-refunds Greg Salazar RIP Graphics Card Scalpers - https://youtu.be/6G3f0pPdhxg Steam Deck Giveaways - https://store.steampowered.com/sale/thegameawards2022 What is Neon Prime - https://youtu.be/c9Vw7e5dDOc Topics and links RPG Maker MV - https://store.steampowered.com/app/363890/RPGMakerMV/ LimeZu On Itch.io Modern Interior and exterior asset packs....

Duration:01:16:33

Episode 31: Fedora 37 is for lovers

11/22/2022
We review this weeks news stories on the HOT topic of Nvidia cards, CAMM, and Intel ARC cards main lining kernel 6.2. After the news we cover Fedora 37 how well it's treating our workflow. News links Could CAMM replace SO-DIMM? (https://www.techspot.com/news/96668-camm-memory-could-successor-dimm.html) Updates on the Nvidia 12HPWR (https://hothardware.com/news/nvidia-official-update-melting-12vhpwr) Linux 6.2 Will No Longer Treat Intel Arc Graphics As Experimental...

Duration:01:16:01

Episode 30: Retro Gaming, GPUs and Black Friday: Is it time to reinstate the CRT monitor?

11/15/2022
linuxgaming #podcast #radeon Our first live episode in a little while, we're going to talk about Josh's retro gaming setup and how Bo plans to max out his credit card on Black Friday. In this episode of Crowbar Kernel Panic, we're talking about retro gaming and the current state of GPUs and black Friday. Does it make sense to buy a new GPU? What is the best Retro gaming emulator? And is it time to reinstate the CRT monitor? As always, if you have a question or comment, let us know! We love...

Duration:01:06:56

Episode 29: EVGA and 90s era survival horror

10/12/2022
This week we're talking the latest Nvidia news / progress on my game idea and how learning Unity is going / drawing inspiration from 90s Konami and Capcom

Duration:01:06:15

Episode 28: Stray discussions

9/5/2022
We've been away for a little while to move and catch up on other life projects but we found the time to get together and record this discussion. Life has been busy but not so busy that we haven't played some recent releases and picked up some new hobbies. Contact Us Discord - https://discord.gg/CddBwcFs Send us an email at CrowbarKernelPanic@pm.me Music from this episode "Bit Quest" and "Basic Implosion" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0...

Duration:00:51:42

Episode 27: We promise not to say F@d*ra

7/6/2022
News Linux 5.20 to support XP Pen Deco - https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-5.20-XP-PEN-Deco-L Selaco now has demo on Steam - https://store.steampowered.com/app/1592280/Selaco/ Valve doubling shipments of Steam decks - https://kotaku.com/steam-deck-q3-emails-valve-preorder-reservation-date-q2-1849115741 Valve quietly changes Steam deck hardware - https://www.pcgamer.com/valve-has-quietly-downgraded-the-steam-deck-ssd-on-some-256gb-and-512gb-models/ Xonotic gets huge...

Duration:01:01:01

Episode 26: Nobara Project and The Stanley Parable

5/26/2022
NEWS Gnome new governance and other updates - https://thisweek.gnome.org/posts/2022/05/twig-43/ Nvidia moved many features behind firmware before opensourcing it’s kernel - https://www.pcgamer.com/nvidias-moved-most-of-the-code-to-firmware-before-releasing-open-source-linux-drivers/ Budgie submitted for inclusion in Fedora 37 - https://www.reddit.com/r/Fedora/comments/uq3gah/budgiedesktophasnowbeensubmittedfor/ Fedora 36 * I finally ditched Windows and only have Fedora installed on my laptop...

Duration:01:23:30

Episode 25: Fedora 36 and Nvidia Open Source

5/12/2022
It could literally be the apocalypse. Nvidia has a road map to fully open source the gpu driver by the end of year. Up next, flying pigs and a frozen purgatory! NEWS Nvidia is Open-Sourcing their drivers! (https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/nvidia-releases-open-source-gpu-kernel-modules/) Fedora 36 Released (https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2022/05/fedora-linux-36-is-officially-out-now/) Heroic Games Launcher Updates...

Duration:01:11:51

Episode 24: 700 Mile Fedora Install

5/1/2022
Josh drives down the east coast to visit me, we intended to install Fedora and review it but instead we played board games. NEWS https://9to5linux.com/proton-7-0-2-makes-more-games-playable-on-linux-fixes-numerous-bugs https://www.theverge.com/2022/4/14/23025968/razer-first-linux-laptop-lambda-tensorbook-tensorflow Send us an email at CrowbarKernelPanic@pm.me Join us on Discord. https://discord.gg/4tCyMQhj

Duration:01:02:56

Episode 23: My Steam Deck finally came in!!!!

4/30/2022
My Steam Deck finally came in and in this episode I review it in detail. Send us an email at CrowbarKernelPanic@pm.me Join us on Discord. https://discord.gg/4tCyMQhj News - New version of edge made just for steam deck https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2022/03/stadia-xbox-cloud-gaming-finally-work-on-steam-deck-thanks-to-microsoft-edge/ https://www.theverge.com/22985166/xbox-cloud-gaming-steam-deck-microsoft-edge-beta - Destiny 2 not allowed on steam deck...

Duration:01:11:33

Episode 22: The sound of prices dropping

2/27/2022
This episode we have Steam Deck, NFT, GPU prices, Master Chief's face, and the Nobara Project! Steam Next Fest Feb 21-28th https://store.steampowered.com/sale/nextfest Still waiting to purchase my steam deck. Valve is testing native Linux games to decide if the native version runs better than proton. https://www.techradar.com/news/steam-deck-will-run-native-linux-games-where-it-makes-sense...

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 21: Amazon Luna and Distro testing marathon

2/2/2022
This episode we discuss the latest news of possible Activision Blizzard purchase, Amazon Luna testing, and which Linux distro is the easiest out of the box for game performance. News Humble Bundle “Humble Trove” dropping Linux support - https://kotaku.com/latest-humble-bundle-change-leaves-mac-linux-gamers-ou-1848356728 Valve squeezing more battery life out of Linux drivers -...

Duration:01:26:53

Episode 20: Will there be Ubuntu in heaven?

1/12/2022
News https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2022/01/easy-anti-cheat-not-as-simple-as-expected-for-proton-and-steam-deck/ https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022/01/ubuntu-is-looking-for-a-desktop-gaming-manager https://ubuntu.com//blog/the-future-of-snapcraft https://github.com/Heroic-Games-Launcher/HeroicGamesLauncher/releases/tag/v2.0.0 Contact Us Discord - https://discord.gg/CddBwcFs Send us an email at CrowbarKernelPanic@pm.me Music from this episode "Bit Quest" and "Basic Implosion" Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:01:21:01

Episode 19: Distro Tier List

12/21/2021
00:00 - Intro 03:55 - Tiny Tina's Wonderlands https://playwonderlands.2k.com 09:14 - Square-Enix suspends sales of ffxiv https://www.techspot.com/news/92660-square-enix-suspends-sales-final-fantasy-xiv-due.html 14:00 - Valve reduces size of steamOS to 10g https://www.techspot.com/news/92656-valve-reduces-size-steamos-steam-deck-10gb.html 20:46 - Amazon luna linux windows proton cloud gaming jobs hiring...

Duration:01:18:53

Episode 18: Zombies. Linux. DRM.

11/13/2021
Back on Linux Mint baby! This episode we discuss several stories from Valve, Steam, and the linux community. We dive into Dying Light Hellraid and Guild Wars 2. Cold Open OpenMW - This is bad ass! (https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2021/11/openmw-brings-many-new-features-for-morrowind-in-the-new-0470-release) News Items Steam survey shows drop in gpu (https://www.techspot.com/news/92033-latest-steam-survey-could-showing-chip-shortage-effects.html) steam survey Oct...

Duration:01:13:33

Episode 17: Deals with the devil

10/28/2021
Welcome to Crowbar Kernel Panic, the Podcast at the intersection of Linux and Gaming News * Valve hiring compatibility testers * Valve hired compatibility testers * Introducing Steam Deck Verified * Steam removing NFT Wanderings * Baldur’s Gate 3 * Larian Studio - Divinity * Early Access - 59.99 * DnD 5e * WINEDLLOVERRIDES=”cchromaeditorlibrary64=” %command% * Proton Experimental WarTile Playwood Project Deck13 and WhisperGames Nvidia Wayland 470.74 Not out of the box on fedora 34 or 35 How...

Duration:01:03:38

Episode 16: GPU cakes and BloodyStealers

10/11/2021
In this episode the cake is NOT a lie but maybe Github is. I'm not sure what that means. We talk about Linus Tech Tips Linux challenge and BloodyStealer before talking about new peripheral hardware we want to purchase. Oh, and we're getting old and first person games make us nauseous. News Items * Guy sends anniversary cake to store he purchased GPU from (https://www.techspot.com/news/91665-after-waiting-year-gpu-man-sent-shop-anniversary.html) * BloodyStealer advanced malware targeting game...

Duration:03:05:27

Episode 15: Retro Linux MMO

9/30/2021
This episode we tried out some new stream tech that didn't quite pan out. It did however, inspire a more deep dive into one game. Project: Gorgon. A two person dev team linux native geared towards old style mmo players. The game is unique and self aware. We also celebrate the breakthrough in EAC on proton! 0:00 - Pixelated graphics, aesthetic choice or lazy design? 6:15 - intro 7:30 - Comments 17:30 - Josh's new laptop 31:40 - EAC has come to proton 38:40 - Project: Gorgon Acer Predator...

Duration:02:31:50

Episode 14: Valve Magnum Opus

9/3/2021
We want to say thank you to the Linux_Gaming subreddit and our new subscribers! This episode is pretty laid back because it's pressed in an already busy week. Some light news, Weekly wanderings, and discussion of future changes to the Youtube channel. Improving the show Breaking up the segments When we have an in-depth topic, should it go first? Weekly Wanderings Struggling to get my son to bed has made a house DJ Now that I have my Owl mount I don’t care about albion Playing FFXIV on proton...

Duration:02:23:28

Episode 13: Linux Native MVPs

8/22/2021
We've been talking a lot about our love of Proton, this episode we wanted to cover some great Linux native games. This isn't a "top" list but a list of note worthy. Games mentioned in this episode FFXIV (https://store.steampowered.com/app/39210/FINAL_FANTASY_XIV_Online/) LOTRO (https://store.steampowered.com/app/212500/The_Lord_of_the_Rings_Online/) Albion (https://store.steampowered.com/app/761890/Albion_Online/) Bless Unleashed (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1254120/Bless_Unleashed/)...

Duration:02:33:41