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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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How to speed up apache with mod_pagespeed and Memcached on Ubuntu 15.04

 HowToForge: This tutorial shows how to improve the page load times of your website by using the Google mod_pagespeed module for Apache in conjunction with the fast in-memory cache Memcached.

Mozilla's mobile misstep puts the Web at risk

InfoWorld: Mozilla's mission is at risk. That, in turn, could put the entire Web at risk.

Using tshark to Watch and Inspect Network Traffic

LinuxJournal: What you may not know is that there exists a console version of Wireshark called tshark.

x86 Systems Will See Some Boot Time Optimizations With Linux 4.3

Phoronix: Ingo Molnar sent in his several Git pull requests today for the code he maintains within the Linux kernel.

Fanless network appliance runs Linux on Marvell Armada 370

LinuxGizmos: Axiomtek's fanless "NA150" network appliance runs Linux on a Marvell Armada 370 SoC and offers five GbE ports, a 2.5-inch drive bay, and mini-PCIe wireless.

How to Install PHP 7 with Apache and MariaDB on CentOS 7/Debian 8

This article will walk you through the process of installing and compiling PHP 7 RC1 from source tarball along with Apache and MariaDB on CentOS 7 and Debian 8 Jessie.

How to install a wireless hotspot with captive page on Linux using CoovaChilli

 HowToForge: This software is an ideal hotspot management solution for hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, parks, and any place offering WiFi Internet.

Running Linux Mint 17.2 Xfce

 FOSSforce: The good guys and gals at Linux Mint are on a roll, with three long-term support (LTS) releases in a row.

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Gas Guzzlers Extreme Could Still Come To Linux, Nice Surprise

I had given up hope of seeing Gas Guzzlers Extreme on Linux, but it seems the developers have found a new porter. On the 30th of August the developer…

Obsidian Entertainment Say Linux's Future Is Good With Pillars Of Eternity

Recently, we accepted an article that quoted Obsidian Entertainment saying Linux wasn't worth it. That same developer now has nicer comments about it…

Insurgency FPS Should Be On Linux By The SteamOS Launch

It has been a long time coming, but it seems Insurgency will be with us within the next few months. The developer said it was important. They…

DiRT Showdown Updated For Linux, Should Fix It Up Nicely

DiRT Showdown has fantastic performance, but it did suffer from an annoying bug, and it looks like it has now been fixed. Patch notes below:Quote1…

XCOM 2 Delayed Until February Next Year

XCOM 2 has now been delayed until February next year to make it a worthy sequel, this should also ease the porting pressure on Feral who are doing a…

Prison Architect Last Ever Alpha Released

Prison Architect has come a massively long way since the first alpha, and building a prison has never been more fun. This is the last alpha before…

An Interview With Corpses 'N Souls Developer Side Scroll Studios

With the ever growing number of free and affordable game development tools and the accessibility of online game distribution platforms, there has…

Arma 3 Available For Linux In A Beta

Arma 3 is now downloadable and playable on Linux, but be warned it's early days for the port, and the port may not graduate to official status. You…

Obsidian: Developing For Linux Was Not Worth It

In a recent interview with PC Gamer, lead producer Brandon Adler of Obsidian said, "I don't think it was worthwhile developing for Linux. They are a…

The Bug Butcher, A Fun Early Access 2D Shoot Em Up

With all the big titles coming to Linux, it is easy to miss the smaller ones. You do not always want to invest hours of your life building an empire…

Vulkan Looks Impressive Against OpenGL In A New Intel Demo

Intel are now showing off a new benchmark they created to test Vulkan against OpenGL, even though it's running on Windows it's pretty impressive.…

BlazeRush Is A Fantastic Combat Racer On Linux, It’s Actually Hilarious

I’m not always a fan of combat racers, but wow BlazeRush is quite a surprise to find.My thoughts After the utter disgrace that MadOut was, I…

Road Redemption Could See A Linux Release In The Next Two Weeks

Exciting news! Road Redemption is a title I've really wanted to play since I saw it on Kickstarter, as a spiritual successor to Road Rash which I…

MadOut Is A Pretty Terrible Combat Racer On Linux

Here I am pointing out another game you should probably avoid on Linux. This time it’s the turn of MadOut, a combat racer that’s just not…

Psychological Horror Adventure Game 'Fran Bow' Released On GOG And Steam, Has Demo

Fran Bow is the creepy point-and-click adventure game about a young girl, who is sent off to a mental institution for children after her parents are…