How to Game on Linux

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How Does Region Locking Work?

Region locking – when a stream or disc only works in a certain part of the world – is super-common and super-annoying. Why and how is it implemented? Thanks to Audible for supporting our channel. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day free trial at http://www.audible.com/techquickie. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Steam As Fast As Possible

Steam has grown into the dominant platform for game distribution. How did we get from buying games on optical media to using Steam for most of our gaming needs? Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for Read more about Steam As Fast As Possible[…]

What is Linux?

Linux can be found on everything from servers to smartphones to desktop PCs – but what makes it different from Windows, and should you give it a try? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode source

Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible

What is actually happening to data as it travels through the internet? Does it get passed around through a series of tubes? (Hint: it doesn’t) Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Credits Read more about Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible[…]