ManiaDrive - a (slightly crazy) arcade car game

ManiaDrive describes itself as "an arcade car game on acrobatic tracks, with a quick and nervous gameplay (tracks almost never exceed one minute)" and also as a clone of Trackmania.

What I can tell you is that ManiaDrive is a lot of fun, and extremely addictive at that.

Download the game from the site and on Linux, simply extract the archive and run ./mania_drive.sh. You will need 3D support ...

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Manslide - a slideshow generator for Linux

Manslide is Qt-based application for making slideshows out of a set of images on Linux.

You're unlikely to find it in any package manager right now, so you'll need to download the binary package, extract it and then run ./Manslide.

The first time you launch it, the introduction screen will be in French.

Manslide introduction screenshot

Fair enough, I suppose, and it is easy enough to switch it into your preferred ...

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Add FOSSwire to your browser search bar

FOSSwire has been around since October 2006. That means we've got a pretty impressive (if I do say so myself) back catalogue of posts on all sorts of FOSS and Linux related things.

You can search our archives by using the Google-powered search box on the homepage, but what if you'd like even closer access to our posts from any site? Well, now you can add FOSSwire to ...

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Video tutorial - installing WordPress 2.5

Peter shows you how to install the new WordPress 2.5 on your local machine, using Linux, Apache, PHP and MySQL.

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