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Steel, Password Managing the CLI Way

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One thing that's probably obvious to anyone who's read more than a few Linux Rain articles is that we appreciate the CLI (command-line interface). Graphical programs and utilities are great and there are some fantastic examples of those out there, not to mention new ones being created all the time.…

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A look at Tanglu 1.0 Aequorea Victoria GNOME

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The new Debian-based distribution known as Tanglu has just recently been released as 1.0, 'Aequorea Victoria'. I took a look at the live GNOME edition. Tanglu is a fairly young project and perhaps has flown under the radar somewhat. The 1.0 release is a major milestone for the distribution, which…

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How to Setup MySQL Master-Master Replication

 HowToForge: There are lots of different ways to set up MySQL

Monitor Network Services In Detail From The Console With Nload

On a continually changing network it is often difficult to spot issues due to the amount of noise generated by expected network traffic

EMC Targets Cloud and IoT with UniK, an Open Source Unikernel Tool

 The VAR Guy: EMC's open source UniK unikernel orchestration tool promises to ease unikernel-based application deployment for the cloud and IoT.

How to convert DEB files to RPM and Vice Versa

 LinuxPitStop: How do you convert from a deb to an RPM?

Solus Project Announces New Tool for Enabling Better Steam Integration on Linux

 softpedia: Getting Steam to run, just got a bit easier.

All You Need To Know About Ubuntu Scopes

 tecmint: what are scopes and how to use them effectively.

Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 4.6 Launches with Updated Hacking Tools, Kernel 4.2

 softpedia: BackBox Linux 4.6 arrives four months since the release of BackBox Linux 4.5, bringing many updated hacking tools.

How To Create Snapshots And Restore Your Linux System Using Btrfs

 LinuxPitStop: Btrfs, which can be pronounced as Butter FS, Better FS, is a modern file system that began development back in 2007.

Turn an old smartphone into a home automation gizmo

 hackerboards: There is more than one way to 'recycle' an old cellphone

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Please, Don’t Touch Anything now supports Linux, don't you dare touch that button

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OmniBus, a next-to-last gen physics game about the most powerful bus in the universe

Tags:Steam,Racing,Indie GameSome developers descriptions of their games well and truly crack me up. OmniBus is described as a "next-to-last gen…

BoilingSteam has a nice podcast episode with the creator of SteamOS tools

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Two Worlds Epic Edition openworld action RPG now on Linux, uses Wine

Tags:Wine,Steam,RPG,Action Topware Interactive are continuing their promise of putting their older titles on Linux and Two Worlds Epic Edition is now…

Julian Gollop, creator of the original X-COM is planning a new strategy game named Phoenix Point, it will support Linux

Tags:Strategy,Coming SoonDetails are light on what this will be, but it's exciting. Julian Gollop, who created the original X-COM has announced he is…

Colony building simulation RimWorld planning a Steam release with a huge new update

Tags:Indie Game,Sandbox,Simulation,Strategy I honestly think RimWorld is fantastic. A visual style inspired by Prison Architect, but you are building…

Want to make Terraria on Linux faster? FNA creator Ethan Lee has a script to help with that

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Absolver, a beautiful looking online multiplayer combat RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4 heading to Linux

Tags:Action,Coming Soon,RPG,Steam,VideoAbsolver has been announced by Sloclap who are former Ubisoft developers and publisher Devolver Digital. It's…

Behold, Friday has arrived and there will be a stream at 5 PM UTC!

Tags:LivestreamFriday has come again and with it comes video games, at least in the form of an H.264 live video feed. I welcome you to the…

The Wine Development Release 1.9.11 Is Now Available

Tags:Beta,Open Source,Wine The Wine team released today another development release of their software. Version 1.9.11 has many small changes…

Rocket League is still coming to Linux, but there is no release date

Tags:Steam,Sports,EditorialRocket League is still coming to Linux a developer has confirmed on reddit, but they have no idea when by the looks of it.…

Atari Vault, the 100 game collection officially launches on Linux & SteamOS

Tags:Steam,ArcadeTwo months after the initial Windows release, the Atari Vault game collection is now officially available on Linux & SteamOS.…

Check out these gameplay videos from Civilization VI, which is coming to Linux

Tags:Coming Soon,Steam,StrategyCivilization VI was announced recently and it was officially confirmed that it's going to come to Linux, we now have…

F1 2015 released for Linux by Feral Interactive, Nvidia only for now, port report, video and more included

Tags:Video,Steam,Review,Racing,Initial Thoughts,Feral InteractiveWelcome to Formula 1! Time to grab your helmets racing fans, as F1 2015 has…

Tomb Raider gets its first Linux & SteamOS patch, performance improved in heavy areas

Tags:Steam,Initial Thoughts,Feral InteractiveThe Tomb Raider port from Feral Interactive was rough in places at release, so hopefully this new patch…