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This is the sixth article in this series, in which I take a look at another 12 free, open-source games for Linux. Ranging from action to arcade or puzzle games, all of them should be available to install with your distribution’s package manager. Here are the other articles in the series:

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Since just a few days ago I had a look at the latest SMPlayer release, it’s a good time now to overview yet another movie player written in Qt: QMPlay2.

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QMPlay2 is a video player that uses ffmpeg and is written in Qt4, and it is similar in some ways with the popular SMPlayer application. QMPlay2 has some really neat features and an interface which I found to be particularly complete, yet pretty compact.

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Ubuntu Forums 10-year birthday has been officially announced in a dedicated thread today, accompanied with a link to the first known post – a greeting by the long-time member ubuntu-geek.

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Three classic Sid Meier titles for Linux are available on Steam now with a 25% discount for the whole pack.

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Brackets is an open-source editor for web designers, developed by Adobe, with a wealth of features and a huge number of extensions, which can be installed in a few clicks, turning Brackets into a very powerful tool for web developers.

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UbuTricks, a new graphical script developed by TuxArena which allows you to install the latest versions of applications in Ubuntu, has reached version 14.10.08.

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The TuxArena Linux Cheat Sheet has been updated with a bunch of APT and DPKG tips and several C functions. View it here.

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Serious Sam 3: BFE is a first-person shooter, a prequel of Serious Sam: The First Encounter, set in a futuristic universe, with single-player, multi-player and coop modes.

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GOG.com has recently launched an up to 85% off promotion for several of its games. Under the name Mutator Promo, the discount covers a list of games which benefit of up to 85% price discount, and for each three games that you buy from the list, you can unlock up to three mutators, randomly chosen. The list includes four Linux games, as shown below.

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LXQt is designed to be the next-gen LXDE environment, using the Qt 5 libraries. LXQt is still under development, but a PPA is provided so you can try it in Ubuntu.

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CherryTree is a powerful notes-taking application with features like rich text support, syntax highlighting, support for images, lists, tables, a spellchecker, and support for importing or exporting to and from various formats.

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One week after its initial release on Steam for Linux, Stronghold 3 is available at an 80% off price in a special promotion that will end on October 13.

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(Image credit: http://store.steampowered.com/app/47400/)

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Unvanquished, a shoot ‘em up game available for Linux, Windows and OS X, has reached Alpha 32, bringing several new fixes, a new model for the SMG, and updated textures for the mantis.

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