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Introducing Sudo Satirical

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Recently on The Linux Rain I wrote about some recent changes to the site and towards the end of that article I made mention of a new category that had shown up on TLR: satire. Well, in the interest of keeping The Linux Rain fully on its track and focussed, say hello to a new site. Say hello to Sudo…

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All 7 Aveyond Games Released for Linux, DRM-Free

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Recently here, on The Linux Rain, I reviewed Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist, the latest entry into the Aveyond series and one that had been brought to Linux. Now, only a few days ago, the entire series from Aveyond from Aveyond 1: Rhen's Quest all the way to the aforementioned Aveyond 4: Shadow of…

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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…

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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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Wine 3.0 Officially Released with Android Driver, Direct3D 11 and 10 Support

Almost a year in the works, Wine 3.0 comes with amazing new features

RF-enabled Raspberry Pi add-on brings Google Assistant to gizmos, speakers, and robots

LinuxGizmos: JOY-iT and Elector have launched a $42 "Talking Pi" RPi add-on

Linux Lite Developer Creates Automated Spectre/Meltdown Checker for Linux OSes

softpedia: Jerry Bezencon, the creator of the Linux Lite distribution, decided to make it easy for users to use the spectre-meltdown-checker script

What Is cURL?

cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols.

Why building a community is worth the extra effort

 opensource.com: Building the NethServer community was risky.

Google Replaces Its Ubuntu-Based Goobuntu Linux OS with Debian-Based gLinux

softpedia: It's no secret that Google uses Linux a lot.

An introduction to Inkscape for absolute beginners

Unleash your creativity with Inkscape, fun, powerful, free, and open source software for creating scalable vector graphics.

How To Manage Vim Plugins Using Vundle On Linux

 ostechnix: Manage Vim plugins like a boss.

Install Icinga 2 and Icinga web 2 on Ubuntu 17.10 server

UbuntuGeek: Icinga 2 is an open source monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resource

GamingOnLinux Latest Articles

Nearly six years after the Kickstarter, Stainless Games claim Carmageddon is still coming to Linux

Tags: EditorialAnother year has passed and it's now nearing six years since the Carmageddon: Reincarnation Kickstarter that was supposed to have a…

The big Wine 3.0 release is now officially available

Tags: WineGood things come to those who wait, like a fine Wine. Today the Wine team has officially release the next stable version Wine 3.0 [Official…

Slay the Spire fuses together a roguelike with a card game, it's rather fun

Tags: Early Access, Card Game, Roguelike, Strategy, RPG, Initial ThoughtsWhat do you get when you throw cards at a roguelike? Slay the Spire [Steam,…

OVIVO is a platformer with some rather unusual mechanics, it's also now on Linux

Tags: Platformer, Steam, Indie Game, ReviewI've played many platformers in my time and OVIVO [Steam, Official Site] stands quite tall as something…

Phantom Signal is an interesting Strategy game with Tower Defense mechanics

Tags: Strategy, Steam, Indie Game, Tower Defense, ReviewPhantom Signal [Steam] is a new Strategy game with Tower Defense mechanics that released this…

The original 'The Jackbox Party Pack' is now in Beta for Linux, that makes all of them now

Tags: Casual, Party Game, Steam, BetaThe Jackbox Party Pack [Steam] joins it's newer siblings in gaining an Beta version for Linux, so that makes all…

The current Humble Monthly Bundle has Civilization VI and some DLC for Linux gamers

Tags: Humble Store, Game BundleJust a quick tip this one: The Humble Monthly Bundle is quite hit and miss for Linux gamers, but the current one…

Cook, Serve, Delicious! and Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! are now on GOG with Linux support

Tags: GOG, DRM Free, SimulationThink you're a good enough cook to run your own restaurant? Now's your chance to prove it as Cook, Serve, Delicious!…

Starship Titanic, a classic adventure game from 1998 is now on Linux

Tags: Steam, Adventure, RetroStarship Titanic, an adventure game from 1998 about the most beautiful starship ever that's inhabited by a crew of…

Super Blood Hockey is an very tricky & slightly violent retro-inspired sports game, some thoughts

Tags: Review, Indie Game, Steam, SportsLike Hockey? Like Blood? Like retro-inspired visuals? Super Blood Hockey [Steam] is basically all you…

The very silly action RPG 'Super Cane Magic ZERO' has a major story update, broken on Linux now

Tags: Action, RPG, Early Access, SteamSuper Cane Magic ZERO is a game I showed off a little way back in April of 2016, since then it's had tons of…

Rise to Ruins has a 'minor' patch adding 11 new maps

Tags: Steam, Early Access, Itch.io, Indie Game, City BuilderOne day I might get bored of Rise to Ruins [itch.io, Steam, Official Site], but…

Remnants of Naezith, a fast-paced grappling hook precision platformer is coming to Linux

Tags: Steam, Indie Game, Coming Soon, PlatformerRemnants of Naezith [Steam, Official Site], a fast-paced grappling hook precision platformer is…

The developer of RUINER confirms the Linux version is being worked on now

Tags: Steam, GOG, Action, CyberpunkLong overdue, but the developers of RUINER [Official Site] have actually confirmed now that the Linux version is…

Civilization VI: Rise and Fall shows off overview of new features

Tags: Aspyr Media, Coming Soon, DLC, Steam, StrategyThe upcoming expansion for Civilization VI [Official Site] will be introducing quite a few…