Do you have any Linux-specific game development resources?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Do you mean resources for developing on Linux, or resources for developing games that run on Linux? \$\endgroup\$ Jul 16, 2010 at 14:31
  • \$\begingroup\$ Question is very vague. Ask more precisely what you want :) \$\endgroup\$
    – kravemir
    Jul 15, 2012 at 11:34

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Blender might be worth checking out, both for asset creation and for the game engine it offers.


I'm not much of a Linux guy, but these are my recommendations based on research and experience:


  • Eclipse IDE for code editing and project management.
  • Java.
  • GCC.
  • Python.
  • OpenGL.

Programming Libraries

  • Java2D.
  • SDL.
  • PyGame.
  • Allegro.


  • The Gimp (bitmap).
  • Inkscape (vector graphics).
  • Blender (3D).


  • Audacity.
  • LMMS (Linux Multimedia Studio).
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    \$\begingroup\$ Ardour which is a digital audio workstation is worth taking a look at as far as sound goes \$\endgroup\$ Jul 14, 2010 at 22:17
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Steve Ardour has certainly come a long way since the last time I had a look at it. Not quite what I am after as the MIDI stuff is lacking compared to Apple Logic Studio, but not bad all the same. \$\endgroup\$
    – Cromulent
    Jul 16, 2010 at 2:45

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