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That Was The Week That Was (TWTWTW): Edition 2
This is the second edition of TWTWTW, a weekly blog proclaiming noteworthy news in the open source world. It provides a concise distilled commentary of notable open source related news from a different perspective. For the second edition, we present a succinct catchup covering software, hardware, book releases, ending with a real Barry Bargain!

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dm-crypt is a transparent disk encryption subsystem in the Linux 2.6 kernel that provides a generic way to create virtual layers of block devices that can do different things on top of real block devices like striping, concatenation, mirroring, snapshotting, and more. Read more


  • Sporktris
    Sporktris is a clone of Tetris-clones. It is meant to be fun, functional, and pretty, with as little annoyance as possible.
  • T-cubed
    A 3-D extrapolation of the widely popular puzzle-arcade game, Tetris. Whereas the objective of the classical Tetris game was to arrange falling pieces into horizontal lines, the objective of T^3 is to form square surfaces.
  • TetriBox
    (commercial) TetriBox is a pack of 18 arcade games with different blocks, grids, strategies and logic. The games are the new interpretation of the popular Tetris game.
  • Tetrinet
    Tetrinet for Linux is compatible implementation of the popular Windows multiplayer Tetris game. It bundles a console (text-mode ncurses based) tetrinet client and a simple tetrinet server.
  • TETRIS Queen
    TETRIS Queen is a Tetris clone with a "destroyer" mode as well as the classic gameplay.
  • tetrix
    tetrix is a curses-based clone of Tetris.
  • Tex
    Tex is a basic clone of tetris.
  • Torrent
    Your goal is to score as many points as possible without letting the tiles touch the top of the board. Points are collected by clicking on groups of three or more of the same colored tiles. Additional "life savers" are included to ease your way through the games levels.
  • Triptych
    (commercial) Triptych is an exciting puzzle game that will challenge even the most quick-witted puzzlers.
  • Tubularix
    Tubularix is a game similar to Tetris with a tubular perspective. Game's rules an behaviour are very similar to the Tetris ones: different types of blocks fall down and you should move and rotate them to make full lines
  • Tutris
    Tutris is yet another Tetris clone.
  • TwinTRIS
    TwinTRIS is a multiplayer tetris clone (even one player mode is possible.) It works fine under both Linux and Solaris.
  • Vertris
    Vertris is a simple cross-platform Tetris clone that uses the Allegro library for graphics.
  • vitetris
    vitetris is a Tetris clone for the terminal that doesn't use ncurses. It features configurable keys, a high score table, and 2-player mode. Gameplay is much like the early Tetris games by Nintendo.
  • XBlockOut
    XBlockOut is a game involving dropping blocks like Xtetris but in 3 dimensions. Points are scored for each block that comes to rest on the gradually building up pile of blocks.
  • xpuyopuyo
    Puyo puyo is a puzzle game, somewhat like Tetris, where you strive to match up four "blobs" of the same color. Each match you make gives points, and also dumps gray rocks on the opponent which are irritating and troublesome to get rid of. Multiple matches at a time score more points, and dump more rocks on the opponent (a quintuple-match will dump around 20 rocks on the opponent, all at once).
  • xtris
    xtris is a networked Tetris-like game for the X Window system.
  • XWelltris
    XWelltris is a tetris like popular game. Imaging that you are looking into the glass from the top. You see four walls and the bottom. The flat 2d figures falling down from the walls one by one. You can move these figures from one wall to another or rotate them. If the figure leave the wall then it moves on the bottom while another figure is pushed. Read more
  • Yet Another X-Tetris
    Yet Another X-Tetris is as you can imagine one more tetris game. It it supposed to compile and play in most Unix platforms.
  • yetris
    yetris is Tetris on the console. It has colors and highscore, along with many features found on modern Tetris implementations. It's made with C and runs on (most) Linux terminals.

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