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Humble Indie Bundle V Released 145

Posted by Soulskill
from the linux-is-winning-again dept.
New submitter Splintercat writes "The Humble Indie Bundle V has just been released, featuring Psychonauts, LIMBO, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, and Bastion for Windows, OSX and Linux. Ubuntu software center support has also been added as a method of downloading."
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Humble Indie Bundle V Released

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  • by MasterPatricko (1414887) on Friday June 01, 2012 @11:47AM (#40180831) Homepage

    disappointing, but they have an excuse, don't know how valid it really is:

    from the FAQ:

    Q: Why is Limbo for Linux a wrapper?
    A: Unfortunately the audio for Limbo is middle-ware which could not be properly ported.

  • by makomk (752139) on Friday June 01, 2012 @01:29PM (#40182099) Journal

    Using Mono to make it easier to port applications developed for Windows to Linux is something that even RMS doesn't particularly object to. The reason why it was controversial was because the Mono developers were trying to push it as a platform to develop new Linux desktop applications, which exposed the Linux desktop to legal risk from Microsoft and their patent portfolio and meant that the applications actually worked better under Windows than Linux. In fact, I think this is the first Windows application I've come across that's been successfully ported to Linux using Mono rather than the otther way around.

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