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


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!


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)


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


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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Is OpenStack Cloud Interoperability a Myth?

eWEEK: Boris Renski, co-founder of Mirantis argues that interoperability doesn't start at the infrastructure layer, it starts with applications.

2 free desktop recording tools to try: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam This month we look at two free screen recording tools for Linux: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam.

Python file-management tricks for digital artists

If you've done digital artwork for any appreciable amount of time, then the importance of good file management should be apparent to you.

Setting Up Real-Time Monitoring with Ganglia for Grids and Clusters of Linux Servers

Ganglia, a monitoring system that is easily scalable and allows to view a wide variety of system metrics of Linux servers and clusters (plus graphs) in real time.

Nmap 7.31 Security Scanner Updates Npcap with Raw 802.11 Wi-Fi Capture Support

New features in Nmap 7.31 include Npcap 0.10r9, which has been upgraded from version 0.10r2

How to Install Rocket.Chat Server with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Rocket.Chat is a free and open source online chat solution for team communication, it allows you to build your own slack like online chat.

Gene Kim shares insights from his new book and the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit

Author Gene Kim discusses the role of the IT leader in a DevOps transformation.

SafeEyes - An Useful Linux Utility That Prevents Eye Strain

SafeEyes is a simple Linux utility that protect you from Eye Strain by reminding or forcing you to take breaks after a particular period of time.

Critical account creation flaws patched in popular Joomla CMS

The flaws are serious enough that the Joomla project released a prenotification about the planned update on Friday Latest Articles

Slime Rancher, the awesome game about farming adorable slimes has been updated

Tags:Early Access,Steam,GOG,Adventure Slime Rancher [Steam, GOG, Official Site] is a little favourite of mine, as it has some pretty fun gameplay and…

Game porter Ethan Lee has done a write-up of the recent SteamDevDays

Tags:Editorial,SteamGame porter Ethan Lee, who has done tons of Linux ports went to SteamDevDays and he has now done a write-up of the experience. It…

Meadow, an odd 'forum in games clothing' is now available with Linux support

Tags:Steam,Indie Game Meadow [Steam, Official Site], from the developers of Shelter is a purely online game where there's no objectives, and it just…

Some thoughts on 'Pavilion', the stylish fourth-person puzzling adventure

Tags:Adventure,Initial Thoughts,Puzzle,Steam The developer of 'Pavilion' [Humble Store, Steam, Official Site] was kind enough to send in a key to…

Looking to capture gameplay from one Linux PC on another, what should I be getting?

Tags:HardwareUpdate: Turns out using Nvidia's NVENC with OBS Studio actually works really nicely. Something I have been noticing recently is that a…

Streets of Rogue, the awesome RPG rogue-like mega-game is going to support online co-op

Tags:Demo,Free Game,Indie Game,Roguelike,RPG,Sandbox,Unity3DStreets of Rogue [Official Site] is already an extremely cool game, but now it's about to…

Desura, IndieRoyale and DailyRoyale now have new owners who plan to revive them

Tags:Desura,EditorialLooks like Desura is going to make a comeback sometime soon, as the new owners OnePlay have announced they have acquired it.…

Looks like Mojang will be supporting the new Minecraft launcher on Linux

Tags:EditorialGood news Minecraft [Official Site] fans! Mojang seem to have changed their minds on Linux support for the new Minecraft launcher they…

'The Wardrobe', a point & click adventure game release date announced, with day-1 Linux support

Tags:Adventure,Indie Game,Point & Click,Steam Point & Click adventure game 'The Wardrobe' [Official Site] to release with day-1 Linux support…

Classic platformer 'Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back' now has a Linux version on GOG

Tags:Action,DRM Free,GOG,Platformer,Retro,DOSBox 'Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back' [GOG], a platformer from 1992 that was originally released…

2D Tactical RPG 'Dungeon Rushers' is a game you may want to give a look at, demo available

Tags:Demo,Dungeon Crawler,Indie Game,RPG,Steam,StrategyDungeon Rushers was already covered in this previous GOL article, and it has moved to a full…

Human: Fall Flat released DRM free on GOG, a physics-based 3D puzzler

Tags:Indie Game,GOG,Initial Thoughts,Puzzle Human: Fall Flat [GOG, Official Site] was released on Steam back in July, but it now has a fresh DRM free…

Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters now has an in-game trailer

Tags:Coming Soon,DLC,Simulation,SteamCities: Skylines - Natural Disasters [Official Site] is the next DLC for the city building simulation Cities:…

'Tether' a very promising UE4 first-person adventure game will be coming to Linux

Tags:Adventure,Coming Soon,Horror,Indie Game,Steam,Teaser,Unreal Engine,Video It's not often a trailer leaves me begging for more, but 'Tether'…

If you're in the mood for a decent Zombie survival game, don't pass up on Project Zomboid

Tags:Sandbox,Simulation,RPG,Steam,GOG,Early Access,Survival,Initial Thoughts Project Zomboid [Steam, GOG, Official Site] is the rather good sandbox…