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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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Unity 8 and Snaps Are the Future of the Ubuntu Desktop, After Ubuntu 16.10

Canonical's Will Cooke mentioned the fact that the Unity 7 desktop enters its twilight years

Installing Nginx with PHP 7 and MySQL 5.7 (LEMP) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

 HowToForge: Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server.

Customize Ubuntu Desktop using Unity Tweak Tool

Unity Tweak Tool is a popular, easy-to-use settings manager for the Unity desktop (Ubuntu Default Desktop).

Confessions of a cross-platform developer

 opensource.com: Andreia Gaita is giving a talk at this year's OSCON, titled Confessions of a cross-platform developer.

Want a good tech job? Report says open-source skills are hotter than ever

 ZDnet: 65 percent of HR managers say open-source hiring will increase more than any other part of their business over the next six months.

Samsung debuts an Artik IoT cloud platform and IDE

 hackerboards: At the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco last week, Samsung was all about the Internet of Things, and its Artik IoT modules got lots of love.

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Stellaris preview on Linux, now available to watch on our Youtube

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XCOM 2's new DLC named Alien Hunters is due out soon, sounds like it will be worth picking up

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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun looks like a fantastic real-time tactics game coming to Linux

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GOL Plays: The Culling, a look at how this battle royale survival game runs on Linux

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Turns out Blitzkrieg 3 won't come to Linux as soon as I hoped

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Games Republic is having a big sale, lots of Linux titles discounted

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GOL Podcast Episode 3: Left 4 Dead 2

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Void 21, a procedurally generated, arcade style, fast-paced runner and shooter now on Linux, it's fun

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Steam makes an attempt to fix up their review system

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Linux now has a proper Golf simulator! Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf sees a day-1 release

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Losing my mind to stress in the Darkest Dungeon, some thoughts on this brutal Linux game

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