Guitarix gets octaver plugin, loads external effects
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Hermann Meyer released a new version of Guitarix, free/libre guitar FX processor. If you are looking for something that (vaguely) resembles Amplitube or Guitar Rig on Linux, you might want to check this out.

Free emulators of guitar amps gain momentum
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Good news, everyone: Guitarix is now available as LV2 plug-ins with fancy skins.