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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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Turn Your Old Laptop into a Chromebook

Linux.com: You don’t have to buy a brand new laptop to use Chrome OS

12-Way NVIDIA GeForce Comparison For F1 2015 On Linux

Phoronix: Feral Interactive recommends a GeForce GTX 970 or better for playing F1 2015 on Linux while the listed minimum system requirement is a GeForce GT 640.

Rugged Tegra X1 module stack is loaded with I/O options

 hackerboards: CEI's "TX1-SOM and Carrier" combines Nvidia's Jetson TX1 COM with a rugged carrier board featuring GbE, USB 3.0, MIPI-CSI, and an M.2 socket with PCIe.

How to set up Zimbra mail server on CentOS

xmodulo: Zimbra is a popular open-source mail server and client technology

How to Setup MySQL Master-Master Replication

 HowToForge: There are lots of different ways to set up MySQL

Monitor Network Services In Detail From The Console With Nload

On a continually changing network it is often difficult to spot issues due to the amount of noise generated by expected network traffic

EMC Targets Cloud and IoT with UniK, an Open Source Unikernel Tool

 The VAR Guy: EMC's open source UniK unikernel orchestration tool promises to ease unikernel-based application deployment for the cloud and IoT.

How to convert DEB files to RPM and Vice Versa

 LinuxPitStop: How do you convert from a deb to an RPM?

Solus Project Announces New Tool for Enabling Better Steam Integration on Linux

 softpedia: Getting Steam to run, just got a bit easier.

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Editorial: Valve have not abandoned SteamOS or Linux, things are looking pretty good

Tags:Editorial,SteamOSSomething I keep seeing repeated in our comments, forum and across other sites is people believing Valve have somehow failed…

Please, Don’t Touch Anything now supports Linux, don't you dare touch that button

Tags:Indie Game,Puzzle,Steam You all just want to buy it so you can press the button don't you? I know I do. Please, Don’t Touch Anything is…

OmniBus, a next-to-last gen physics game about the most powerful bus in the universe

Tags:Steam,Racing,Indie GameSome developers descriptions of their games well and truly crack me up. OmniBus is described as a "next-to-last gen…

BoilingSteam has a nice podcast episode with the creator of SteamOS tools

Tags:BoilingSteam,Interview,SteamOSThe Linux gaming website BoilingSteam has a new podcast and their first guest is the creator of SteamOS…

Two Worlds Epic Edition openworld action RPG now on Linux, uses Wine

Tags:Wine,Steam,RPG,Action Topware Interactive are continuing their promise of putting their older titles on Linux and Two Worlds Epic Edition is now…

Julian Gollop, creator of the original X-COM is planning a new strategy game named Phoenix Point, it will support Linux

Tags:Strategy,Coming SoonDetails are light on what this will be, but it's exciting. Julian Gollop, who created the original X-COM has announced he is…

Colony building simulation RimWorld planning a Steam release with a huge new update

Tags:Indie Game,Sandbox,Simulation,Strategy I honestly think RimWorld is fantastic. A visual style inspired by Prison Architect, but you are building…

Want to make Terraria on Linux faster? FNA creator Ethan Lee has a script to help with that

Tags:Toolkit,EditorialTerraria on Linux uses Ethan Lee's FNA project, but the most recent update did not update FNA which Ethan has pointed out is a…

Absolver, a beautiful looking online multiplayer combat RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4 heading to Linux

Tags:Action,Coming Soon,RPG,Steam,VideoAbsolver has been announced by Sloclap who are former Ubisoft developers and publisher Devolver Digital. It's…

Behold, Friday has arrived and there will be a stream at 5 PM UTC!

Tags:LivestreamFriday has come again and with it comes video games, at least in the form of an H.264 live video feed. I welcome you to the…

The Wine Development Release 1.9.11 Is Now Available

Tags:Beta,Open Source,Wine The Wine team released today another development release of their software. Version 1.9.11 has many small changes…

Rocket League is still coming to Linux, but there is no release date

Tags:Steam,Sports,EditorialRocket League is still coming to Linux a developer has confirmed on reddit, but they have no idea when by the looks of it.…

Atari Vault, the 100 game collection officially launches on Linux & SteamOS

Tags:Steam,ArcadeTwo months after the initial Windows release, the Atari Vault game collection is now officially available on Linux & SteamOS.…

Check out these gameplay videos from Civilization VI, which is coming to Linux

Tags:Coming Soon,Steam,StrategyCivilization VI was announced recently and it was officially confirmed that it's going to come to Linux, we now have…

F1 2015 released for Linux by Feral Interactive, Nvidia only for now, port report, video and more included

Tags:Video,Steam,Review,Racing,Initial Thoughts,Feral InteractiveWelcome to Formula 1! Time to grab your helmets racing fans, as F1 2015 has…