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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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What CIOs need to know about microservices and DevOps

 EnterprisersProject: Electric Cloud, Inc. CTO Anders Wallgren discusses microservices, DevOps, and 3 rookie mistakes to avoid.

SteamOS Brewmaster Now Has Improved Auto-Repair Function

 softpedia: Valve seems to put a lot of effort into the SteamOS Brewmaster branch,

An OpenStack security primer

superuser: Meet the troubleshooters and firefighters of the OpenStack Security project and how you can get involved.

Docker Founder Sets Up School to Help Next Generation of Developers

eWEEK: The method for educating developers in Europe comes to American shores, via the new Holberton School, which uses project-based methods to train developers.

HP Launches OpenSwitch Linux Network Operating System

Enterprise Networking Planet: HP-led effort will compete with Cumulus and Big Switch, but it won't displace existing firmware on many of HP's own wired and wireless switches.

Deploy a Go (golang) application to a minimal sized Docker container

Giant Flying Saucer: Docker and Go have both been getting a lot of attention and rightfully so for the particular problems each one solves.

Introducing the New Manjaro Linux JWM (Joe's Window Manager) Edition

Introducing the New Manjaro Linux JWM (Joe's Window Manager) Edition

No, Microsoft Is Not Buying Canonical

 NO, just plain simple NO Latest Articles

Co-Op Stealth Game Clandestine May See A Linux Port

A developer from Logic Artists has shown renewed interest in porting their Early Access stealth game to Linux, though still being careful not to make…

Postal 1 Updated With Twin Stick Gamepad Controls, Possible Source Code Release & Sale

I have to hand it to RWS, they do support their games pretty nicely. Not only has Postal 2 been updated, but they have gone back updated Postal 1…

This War Of Mine Finally Fixed For Linux, Includes Other Fixes & Workshop Support

It's been a few months, but 11bit finally fixed up This War of Mine for newer Linux distributions. Previously it wouldn't launch due to a glibc issue…

ILikeMoney Is One Of The Weirdest Games I've Seen For A While, I Like It

The developers of iLikeMoney emailed their game in, and it took me by surprise for how unique it looks. You should take a look at this. They have…

Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat Released For Linux, Looks Like Fun

Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat is one of the types of games that I simply love, there's nothing more fun that building your own death machine. The…

Red Eclipse: A Lightweight, Open-source, Highly-engaging FPS

Red Eclipse ranks among my top five FPS games of all time, which is surprising given how light-weight and feature-less it is when compared to AAA…

Trine 3: The Artifacts Of Power Linux Beta Released

After waiting a while, we now have access to Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power in beta form. There are a number of issues though. You can find the…

New Linux Gaming Survey For October

It's that time of the month again Linux gamers! The new GOL survey for October is now available, so please make sure to fill it in if you have the…

Polychromatic Is A Fantastic Arcade Game Now On Linux

Polychromatic is probably one of my favourite new releases recently, it's so simple, but it's highly addictive. Myself and Samsai have had access for…

Sol 0 Has You Colonizing Mars In This Strategy Game

Ever wanted to colonize Mars? Well in Sol 0 that's the aim of the game, and it looks like it could be quite cool. It's currently in the early stages,…

Party Hard, A Stealth Strategy Game Is Now On Linux, Looks Interesting

Party Hard has recently released for Linux, and it looks like a pretty interesting game. You need to infiltrate your noisy neighbours parties, and…

The Latest Steam Hardware Survey Shows Very Little Difference

As usual Steam has produced their monthly hardware survey, and also as usual there is hardly any change across the platforms.September 2015 Ubuntu…

The Friday Livestream Is Once Again Here To Save You At 5 PM UTC!

And once again we return after a week of that silly life stuff and play some Linux games for you live on air! You will naturally get the front-row…

The Journey Down On Kickstarter, Funding Final Chapter Of Point-And-Click Trilogy

SkyGoblin has launched their Kickstarter campaign to fund the third and final chapter of the popular afro-noir point-and-click saga and are off to a…