Author Archives: Nixie Pixel

Armed and gelatinous hero

Armed and Gelatinous – Goo with Guns – Game Review

At first glance, Armed and Gelatinous might look like a run-of-the-mill clone of games like Agar.io, but beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye. An homage to iconic couch co-op games of […]

12 July 2018

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc – Might Just Be The Weirdest Game on Linux

A linux-compatible, tall glass of double checking reality garnished with a sprig of WTF - this is Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.

22 March 2018
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Sneak Peek: Some Like it HOT LAVA

Klei Entertainment, indie game developer of Don’t Starve franchise fame, is expanding their arsenal of uniquely binge-playable brain candy with Hot Lava. Still in development stages with a beta option, this game takes inspiration from […]

13 September 2017

Finding Files in the Command Line (How To)

Unfortunately in Linux, certainly Ubuntu, the default GUI file search is not the most useful way to find files. With just a small amount of patience you can find files quickly and easily using the command […]

2 September 2017

And Now for Something Completely Different: Broforce

Gearing up for PAX in less than 24 hours – I found myself locking and loading camera equipment like a guerrilla force heading out for battle. That makes the pure OVER9000 of “Broforce” quite an adventure of […]

31 August 2017

Gaming Spotlight: Infinifactory

Nixie Pixel shines a spotlight on Infinifactory, a brain-addling puzzle game from Zachtronics and available to play on Linux.

30 August 2017

Linux Game Countdown to E3 2016: Iron Snout

It’s been said before and will be said again – it’s not so much that people hate gaming in Linux, it’s that there’s nothing to play in Linux. E3 2016 promises to be the year it […]

13 June 2016

Live USB Sticking it to GRUB 2 [Video]

Is your Master Boot Record royally messed up? Who needs Live CDs? This video tutorial will show you how you can use an Ubuntu Live USB drive to do a complete reinstall of GRUB, even when your boot device is inaccessible.

23 September 2011

Unity Got You Down? [Video]

In this episode of my Ubuntu is Easy series I show you the easy way to switch back to the classic desktop feel of older Ubuntu releases in Ubuntu 11.04.

10 September 2011

Linux Q&A ; Why I Play for Both Teams

Recently a number of you in the OMG! Ubuntu community have been wondering about my "Ubuntu is Easy" videos, and why I have chosen to create a series of what seem like extremely simple tutorials. A few of you have wondered if they're even necessary. A few more think that I shouldn't use Windows at all if I'm a true open source proponent. Here's my short answer to that and more Linux politics.

13 August 2011

A Surprisingly Easy Tip for Upgrading Ubuntu

Some versions of Ubuntu don't automatically give you the option to upgrade to the latest version. In this week's Ubuntu is Easy segment, I show you the easy way to upgrade Ubuntu to the latest release, which as of when this video was released is 11.04, Natty Narwhal!

7 August 2011

How-To Remove Old Kernel Entries From GRUB [Video]

As you may know, some people find Linux to be really challenging when they first try it out. Because of this, I have launched a new segment called: "Ubuntu is Easy" and thought the OMG! Ubuntu! community - in the true nature of open source - could also assist Ubuntu newbies in finding their way around this great operating system.

23 July 2011