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The 'New' Linux Rain Beta Is Now Live!

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By Andrew Powell

The "Beta" version of the upcoming new site for The Linux Rain is now live and ready for your perusal and testing. While it is a beta and by no means entirely complete or set in stone, it is more than usable and already reached feature parity with the current site. It is live and reachable now at…

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A Linux Rain Update - Nope, not dead

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By Andrew Powell

For any of those who may be following this site's progress recently during it's quite short life, thus far, you may have noticed the rate of articles has slowed dramatically. And in fact, the last week or so has nearly been a standstill. Fear not however - we are not dead. Quite simply, as this is…

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Linux Kernel Development Gets Two-Factor Authentication

eWEEK: Linux kernel development is getting a new layer of security with the introduction of two-factor authentication for code commits.

Is it time to automate your home with Linux?

 ITWorld: I have to admit that home automation is one Linux product category that I've hardly paid any attention to over the years.

Tesora Launches Certification Program for OpenStack Cloud Storage

 The VAR Guy: Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) vendor Tesora is certifying relational, NoSQL and distributed databases for compatibility with OpenStack cloud storage.

Why the operating system matters in a containerized world

 opensource.com: Applications running in Linux containers are isolated within a single copy of the operating system running on a physical server.

Munich Switching to Windows from Linux Is Proof That Microsoft Is Still an Evil Company

 softpedia: Reports about the city of Munich authorities that are considering the replacement of Linux with Microsoft products mostly comes from one man, the Deputy Mayor of Munich, who is also a long-term self-declared Windows fan.

European Space Operations Centre Now Runs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers

 softpedia: The European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) is now powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and it's making a firm commitment towards open source and Linux software.

Viber 4.2 Released - How to Install on Ubuntu Linux

 Linoxide: Viber is a cross-platform instant messaging VoIP application

Top Linux Productivity Apps

 Datamation: Productivity is essential to anyone's day, no matter who you are or where you work

Viewing your processes through the eyes of /proc

 ITworld: The /proc file system brings the processes on your Unix systems into view in some very useful ways, but only if you take the time to cd over to /proc and see all it can tell you.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

GOL World Tour: Gaming From Argentina

The GOL World Tour will start in Argentina and stop off at different countries on a regular basis, looking at Linux developers and their games, throwing in a bit of culture and history too.

Lazors & Asteroids - Early-Access Sci-Fi Game Available On Linux

Lazors & Asteroids is an open world SciFi game, now on Alphafunding on Desura! The game has a chunk of open levels including large-scaled pre-set space battles and procedurally generated wars, along with a Free-Roam mode in which you have to collect items and attack cargo ships to upgrade your ship.

The Steam Controller: Not Everyone Gets It

Something I've noticed about the Steam controller is not very many gamers understand why it has trackpads and why this may be superior in some use cases, so here's a simple breakdown of my thoughts.

Gunpoint Stealth Puzzle Game Has Entered Linux Beta

A Linux beta has been made publicly available for Gunpoint on Steam for those Linux users who love to test and break software.

Pillars Of Eternity Backer Beta Available (Sadly Not For Linux Yet)

Pillars of Eternity now has a backer-beta available, but the Linux (and Mac) versions aren't due for a while yet sadly.

GOL Cast: Tower Defence, FPS Style In Sanctum 2

Sanctum 2 got released officially for Linux after being in beta for quite a while. So, it's our job to show you how well it runs and how good the actual game is. Time to protect some Cores!

A Bird Story RPG To Release On November 5th

In a press release last week the developer of indie hit To the Moon, Freebird Games, revealed that their next game, A Bird Story, will be available for Linux on Steam and GOG, among other distribution platforms.

The Witcher 3 For Linux Remains Officially Unconfirmed

The Witcher 3 for Linux remains officially unconfirmed now even after the front page of Steam itself advertised it as coming to SteamOS.

How To Build A Budget Steam Machine

For those who can't wait for the release of Valve's Steam Machines, this is a guide on how to build your own using parts tested to make sure they play nice together. The guide also doubles up as a cheap PC build for those looking to get the best value for money Linux gaming rig.

A Very Important Announcement For You

Today we have an important announcement to make for you, the GOL community. Before you go reading any further, please remain calm and read the whole article through before making any rushed decisions or leaving comments.

Cities Skylines, A City Builder Announced From Paradox & It's Coming To Linux

Linux is about to get a pretty deep and serious city builder courtesy of Paradox and Colossal Order named Cities Skylines.

Spellforce 3 Announced For Linux

Thanks to a couple of German news site we have learnt today that Spellforce 3 will be heading to Linux. Not surprising is that our new friends at Nordic Games are the publisher.

Ziggurat, An FPS Dungeon Crawler Now On Linux And It's Good, But With Issues

Ziggurat is a great looking mix of hectic FPS fighting and dungeon crawling, but it has been released with some major issues.

Monsters & Monocles, A Beautiful & Frantic Top Down Shooter

Monsters & Monocles looks absolutely fantastic and they need help on Steam Greenlight in the way of votes. Luckily it will support Linux from day one.

Check Out 20 Minutes Of Footage From The New Unreal Tournament

The new Unreal Tournament is shaping up nicely, and one youtuber has popped up a video of 20 minutes gameplay.