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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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Hands on with KaOS Linux: Not just another derivative distro

ZDnet: KaOS is a clean, lean, KDE-focused Linux distribution. If you haven't tried it, this would be a good time

5 SSH Hardening Tips

Linux.com: When you look at your SSH server logs, chances are they are full of attempted logins from entities of ill intent.

GraphDash, a web-based dashboard built on graphs and their metadata

GraphDash is a web-based dashboard built on graphs and their metadata.

Android malware pretends to be WhatsApp, Uber and Google Play

The malware has been spreading through a phishing campaign over SMS

Setting Up an NFS Server and Client on CentOS 7.2

HowToForge: This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on CentOS 7.

Mutter Updated for GNOME 3.20 to Fix the X11/Wayland Copy and Paste Interaction

 softpedia: The GNOME developers are always hard at work patching bugs in the popular desktop environment used by default in many GNU/Linux operating system

Red Hat Summit Hosts a Wedding - for Real. #RHSummit

InternetNews: At first, I thought it was a joke - a marketing ploy - but it's not

How to Securely and Anonymously Share Files of Any Size Over the Tor Network with OnionShare

 tecmint: Onionshare is an open source desktop utility that allows you to share files hosted on your own computer of any size securely and anonymously using the Tor browser on the other end.

COMs run Android on quad- or octa-core Samsung SoCs

hackerboards: Boardcon announced a pair of 70 x 58mm COMs that run Android on Samsung's quad-core, Cortex-A9 S5P4418 and octa-core, Cortex-A53 S5P6818 SoCs.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

Space station management game, The Spatials: Galactology, is confirmed to be coming for Linux

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Simulation,Early AccessThis is an expanded and reimagined version of the management sim, The Spatials. It’s yet to be…

Oxenfree, an adventure game with supernatural elements, available on Linux

Tags:Adventure,DRM Free,SteamThis well-received indie title has been ported over to Linux. Combining plenty of elements of 80s teen movies and…

Developer breaks silence about 'The Silent Age', a point-and-click adventure for which a Linux port was promised

Tags:Steam,Coming Soon,AdventureThe Silent Age has been out for more than a year right now, and some months after its release the developers replied…

imprint-X from Morgondag is now on Kickstarter, a causal puzzle game set on an Asteroid Base

Tags:Puzzle,Indie Game,Crowdfunding Morgondag, the developer of RymdResa has launched a new Kickstarter for their puzzle game set on an asteroid…

Nightdive Studios aren't sure when the Linux version of the System Shock remake will be available

Tags:Crowdfunding,Editorial I shot off a message to Nightdive Studios about their Linux plans for System Shock since Linux is a stretch goal. The…

ZED by Eagre Games reaches the funding goal, developer thanks GOL and the Linux community

Tags:Site Info,Indie Game,Editorial,Crowdfunding I'm never one to shy away from patting my fellow Linux users on the back, so here it is pats. Thanks…

Some essential mods to try in XCOM 2 that don't break the balance or change gameplay

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Mod,Editorial I love XCOM 2, it's probably my favourite strategy game right now. The problem is, it's still a bit of a buggy…

Crush Your Enemies looks like a fun and simple RTS coming to Linux this July

Tags:Coming Soon,Steam,StrategyCrush Your Enemies from Vile Monarch and Gambitious Digital Entertainment looks like a pretty fun little RTS game and…

Google open sources SwiftShader, a library for high-performance graphics rendering on the CPU

Tags:Toolkit,Open SourceGoogle has today opened up SwiftShader, a software library for high-performance graphics rendering on the CPU. It's a pretty…

Check out this AMD video talking about Vulkan (and DirectX12)

Tags:Video,Hardware,AMDAMD have released a nice video talking about Vulkan (and DirectX 12), it's also nice to hear Linux & SteamOS…

A new Civilization VI video shows off England, they aren't talking about the Linux release for now

Tags:Video,Strategy,Coming SoonA new video for Civilization VI shows off the English, but they don't seem to want to talk about the Linux version at…

AMD RX 480 released, AMD will possibly open up Radeon Software

Tags:Hardware,AMDThe next generation of AMD GPU's have launched, and it begins with the AMD RX 480. Benchmarks are now out there along with plenty of…

SteamOS update 2.83 beta released, new Nvidia and AMD drivers hit

Tags:Beta,SteamOSToday SteamOS has a new beta, which brings a much newer Nvidia driver to the table and a fresher build of the new AMD PRO driver.…

When should i386 support for Ubuntu end? Help Canonical decide

Tags:Hardware,UbuntuAre you running i386 (32-bit) Ubuntu? We need your help to decide how much longer to build i386 images of Ubuntu Desktop, Server,…

Join me and Matt from Feral Interactive at 10AM UTC playing Company of Heroes 2

Tags:Livestream,Feral InteractiveUpdate: Sadly, this event was cancelled. CoH2 refuses to go into fullscreen since the patch. Feral have my system…