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The new Linux Rain is Here... well, sort of, almost

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You might have noticed that The Linux Rain has taken on a whole new look. If you had of tried the beta version of The Linux Rain the new look would look very familiar. So, are we now running a whole new shiny CMS (content management system)? Well, not quite. Not yet anyway. Here's why. It's a whole…

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The 'New' Linux Rain Beta Is Now Live!

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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 New Redesigned Website Coming Soon For The Linux Rain (Beta)

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That's right folks, there's some changes afoot here at The Linux Rain. A CMS migration and redesign of the site is in the works right now and a beta version will be available shortly! The change comes on the back of me feeling that a change in CMS (Content Management System) was needed in order to…

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A Linux Rain Update - Nope, not dead

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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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3 best practices for bootstrapping an open source business

 Opensource.com: Go to the networking and speaking events of any local startup community in America and you'll quickly discover a dominant theme: investment.

At Birth, Open Source Was About Saving Money, Not Sharing Code

 The VAR Guy: Linus Torvalds and the early supporters of the Linux project were interested primarily in a free-as-in-beer operating system, not ensuring that source code would be freely accessible.

VMware Launches Lightwave and Photon for Linux Containers

ServerWatch: VMware is expanding its embrace of Linux containers in a big way today with the launch of a pair of efforts that aim to enable a new era of cloud-native applications.

How to Install and Configure NTP (Network Time Protocol) Server/Client in Debian Linux

 tecmint: Time synchronization is important for many reasons ranging from application time stamps to security to proper log entries.

Encryptr Zero-Knowledge System Based Password Manager For Linux

 LinuxandUbuntu: Encryptr is free and Open-Source password manager that is based on a very secure 'Zero-Knowledge Crypton Framework'.

FOSS Is Everywhere, Dell's New Linux Try & More...

 FOSSforce: Seriously, Dell? Would it absolutely, positively kill you to provide a bunch of Ubuntu-laden XPS 13s to a huge vendor like Best Buy

GNOME 3.18 to Bring GNOME Shell and Calendar Improvements, Might Offer a Full Wayland Session

 softpedia: The GNOME developers promise to work hard on bringing a full Wayland session with GNOME 3.18

Wine development release 1.7.41

 ItRunsOnLinux: The latest development release of Wine has improved kernel job object support.

Egg-shaped Linux mini-PC targets emerging markets

 LinuxGizmos: An "Endless Computers" Kickstarter project is pitching a Celeron-based PC for emerging markets starting at $169, featuring a new "Endless OS" Linux distro.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

Zenzizenzic, An Awesome Bullet-hell Shooter On Linux, With Some Thoughts

Zenzizenzic has recently release for Linux and I hadn't played a bullet-hell games for a while, so I took a look and it turns out to be quite good.…

GOL Cast: Exploring The Flying City In Bioshock Infinite

You might have seen our port report of Bioshock Infinite and might already know that, against all expectations, it performs really nicely. But let's…

The Banner Saga Linux Port Report, It's A Good One

Now that The Banner Saga has been out for a few days I’ve taken a look at it. It’s a newly ported game, so if you haven’t picked it…

Chroma Squad, A Power Rangers Inspired Tactical RPG Releasing For Linux This April

Chroma Squad is a game I've been following for a while, and the release is nearly upon us. Will you be grabbing a copy? It is due for release on the…

Action Platformer Slinki Released On Steam, A Demo Is Available

Slinki is an action platformer, developed by Titan Forged Games, where you control a rabbit with a prosthetic arm. The game has been available for…

Sales Statistics For Linux Games From Different Developers, Part 4

You would hopefully have seen my previous articles talking to multiple developers about their Linux sales, so to begin a new year we are talking to a…

Fallen: A2P Protocol, A Post-apocalyptic Turn Based Strategy Released For Linux, Some Thoughts

Fallen: A2P Protocol is a pretty good looking turn based strategy currently in Early Access, and I have been graced with a key to take a look at…

Kart Racer 'Coffin Dodgers' Adds Linux Support To Early Access

The early access racer Coffin Dodgers has been updated and now has Linux support. As far as premises go, this one is one of the more original ones…

Freedom Planet Officially Released On Linux

The colourful action platformer Freedom Planet now has been officially launched for Linux.Offical AboutSteamFight your way across the celestial…

Storm United, A Beautiful New FPS Now In Early Access, We Have Keys

Storm United is a new first person shooter built in Unreal Engine that looks absolutely stunning. The developers have just released the game into…

The Wine Development Release 1.7.41 Is Now Available

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.41 bringing many new features and as many as 41 bugfixes. The few…

The Weekly Livestream Is Here At 5.30 PM!

My calender says it's Friday so it's time for The Weekly Livestream! Join in on the fun as I play games live for your entertainment!Watch live video…

Gratuitous Space Battles 2 Released For Linux, Some Thoughts Included

It’s a great time to be a fan of space combat games, and the latest release for us is Gratuitous Space Battles 2 which I’ve taken a look…

The Banner Saga Is Finally Available For Linux

The Banner Saga has been highly sought after from Linux users, and the day has finally come. The new update also adds controller…

The Excellent Crypt Of The NecroDancer Officially Launches This Month

Crypt of the NecroDancer is really awesome, and it's going to exit early access this month. If you love your music it's a fantastic game. I've pumped…