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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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Debian 8.1 Jessie Is Being Released Next Weekend

The first point release for "jessie" (8.1) is scheduled for Saturday, June 6th.  

Torvalds: decisions, decisions, top up sun tan or release Linux 4.1?

The Register: Open source overlords need a break too... but devs told to keep on testing

A Linux company that spent 17 years competing with Windows is officially over

BusinessInsider: For decades, Mandriva has been trying to take on Microsoft Windows with a Linux version of a desktop PC.

How to Manage the Main Menu Icons on Gnome

HowToForge: One easy way to modify your main menu entries is to use the Alacarte menu editor.

Shuttleworth delivers death blow in Umbongoland dispute

el Reg: Kubuntu chief’s head placed on cloud-based, open source spike

Android M Should Bring Greater Performance & Efficiency

Phoronix: Google officially unveiled Android M today from their I/O 2015 conference today.

Fedora 22 Advances Linux for Cloud, Workstations, Servers

eWEEK: In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at Fedora 22's key features.

New Linux Based OS Brings Internet of Things Closer to Reality

LinuxJournal: Chinese firm Huawei has announced that it will be releasing an open-source Linux-based operating system named "LiteOS

Infographic: 7 strategies CIOs are using to drive digital transformation

EnterprisersProject: Companies that embrace new digital skills and technologies are more likely to experience higher profits and revenue growth, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

SOMA, The New Horror From Frictional Games Due In September Day-1 For Linux, New Trailer Too

The new horror game 'SOMA' from Amnesia developer Frictional Games is due in September, and they confirmed it should be a day-1 Linux…

The Wine Development Release 1.7.44 Is Now Available

Wine team released today another development release of their software. Version 1.7.44 have many small changes including 59 bugfixes. A new issue of…

OpenMW Version 0.36.0 Released

The Morrowind game engine reimplementation OpenMW has taken another step towards 1.0. Version 0.36.0 doesn't bring much in the way of features for…

Massive Planetary Annihilation Patch Released, Awesome Stuff

The big patch to Planetary Annihilation that I spoke about recently has been officially released. This makes the Linux client much more stable too.…

Duke Nukem 1 & 2; I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream; Incredipede Now On GOG For Linux

Is there any stopping GOG right now? They are really heating up the Linux releases recently, and I am sure our DRM free loving fans will snap at…

Hey, It's Friday Livestream Time Again (at 5 PM UTC!)

It's Friday and if you don't know what we do on Fridays you must be new here. In any case, I welcome you to yet another Friday Livestream! May your…

UE3 Powered Physics Puzzler 'Unmechanical' In Open Beta For Linux

The beta for 2.5D physics puzzler Unmechanical was announced a couple of weeks ago, and is now available for all owners of the game on Steam. An…

Dragon Wars, Retro Turn Based Fantasy, Another Classic Released On GOG With Linux Support

Dragon Wars is a very retro turn based fantasy game, and it has been released on your favourite DRM free store with Linux support. It's another game…

Heroes Of Loot, A Mix Of Dungeon Crawling & Twin Stick Shooting On Steam For Linux, Initial Thoughts

Heroes of Loot is a 2D dungeon crawler with twin stick like shooting, I've taken a little look so that you know what to expect.About HoL (Official)…

Voxelnauts, A Sandbox MMO Built On Linux & Needing Help On Kickstarter

I am always hesitant to cover any crowdfunding campaigns, but I think Voxelnauts has just won me over. All development is done on Linux, they have…

Demo Released For Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Mystery Game 'Jenny LeClue'

Jenny LeClue was funded on Kickstarter last summer. A playable teaser has now been made available, along with a new teaser trailer. This trailer…

Adventure RPGs Hero Of The Kingdom I & II Released On Steam For Linux

The quest and resource based adventure RPGs by developer Lonely Troops were both officially released for Linux this week and the first one is…

Steam Replaces The Linux Tux Logo With SteamOS

In an unsurprising move, Steam has replaced the Linux icon of "tux" with their own SteamOS icon. I completely understand why they did this, but it…

Co-op Gravity Platformer 'Ibb & Obb' Now Available On Steam For Linux

The cute but challenging co-op gravity platformer ibb & obb is out of beta and is one worth a look if you have a friend to play with. We wrote…

Audiosurf 2 Smashes Out Of Early Access, Available For Linux

Audiosurf 2 is the sequel to the smash hit music game Audiosurf, and as the name suggests you do literally surf the music. The sequel is available…