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elementary OS Freya Beta 1 is Looking Sparse But Fast and Sleek

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elementary OS is a GNU/Linux distribution that you will either adore or on the other hand, find isn't for you. Fast, tight and favouring beauty and a logical simplicity over the ability to customize every little thing, eOS takes a different approach to many Linux distributions. In this article we…

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A Sneak Peek at Birdie 2.0

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I recently wrote about how the Birdie project, a lightweight and attractive Twitter client for Linux, was being rewritten and reborn as Birdie 2.0, an entirely new codebase. The Birdie Development team were kind enough to provide The Linux Rain with a private preview build of the new upcoming…

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Birdie - A Lightweight and Beautiful Twitter Client

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If you're looking for a Twitter desktop application for your Linux operating system, especially a lightweight and simple program you can just leave running with very little drain on system resources, Birdie may be for you. While Birdie may be very light and simple, it is also beautiful and designed…

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A look at ROSA Fresh R2 LXDE Edition

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Today we are going to take a look at ROSA Fresh R2 LXDE Edition, a Linux distribution by Russian company ROSA, who produce both desktop and server Linux solutions under the ROSA name. At one point, ROSA offered just the standard desktop (a highly customized KDE experience) called ROSA Marathon,…

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Linux Mint Xfce: Moving From Maya to Rebecca

FOSSforce: When the folks at Mint released a new LTS Xfce version (Qiana) in June of last year, followed by another LTS (Rebecca) in January, we didn't much care.

GNOME Disk Utility 3.17.2

 ItRunsOnLinux: The GNOME Project released version 3.17.2 of Disks, better known as GNOME Disk Utility

Ubuntu Powers Self-Driving Tesla Model S Modified by Bosch

 softpedia: Ubuntu can be used for almost any task you can imagine and that includes powering a Boss-modified Tesla Model S so that it can run autonomously.

How to do simple screencasting on Linux

 HowToForge: There are many screencasting solutions for Linux users to choose from nowadays and more tools pop out every day to cover this special need.

How to Develop Own Custom Linux Distribution From Scratch

 tecmint: Have you ever thought of making your own Linux Distribution?

Should I get an Arduino or Raspberry Pi?

 opensource.com: Probably the most frequent question I hear is, "Should I get a Raspberry Pi or an Arduino?"

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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…

Dying Light Linux Performance Patch & New DLC Released

The day has arrived, not only do we have a new DLC for Dying Light, but the Linux performance patch I previewed for you has also been released! To…

The Funding Crowd 46

Welcome to the Palladium issue of The Funding Crowd! Yep, 46 appears to be a reasonably interesting number, apart from representing aforementioned…

Torment: Tides Of Numenera RPG Has A New Trailer

I love RPG games, so Torment: Tides of Numenera has me really excited! This new trailer is further extending my excitement, and it looks like I will…

Nightside RTS Updated With Multiplayer & The Start Of A Campaign

It’s no secret that I love the visual style of Nightside, and this new update has boosted the content rather a lot.Changelog:Quote- First 5…

Linux Test Build Available For Convoy, A Tactical Roguelike-like Inspired By Mad Max & FTL

I was immediately interested in Convoy when I originally heard about it, but was sad when there was no Linux support. The good news is they now have…

Point & Click Adventure Game 'Zak McKracken: Between Time And Space' Released For Linux

Seven years after the unofficial fan sequel to the 80s classic Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders was released in German for Windows, a…

Interloper, A New Small Scale Real Time Strategy Released For Linux, It’s Good

Interloper is a small scale real time strategy that recently released for Linux, and it managed to capture my interest for being a bit different. The…

Massive New Planetary Annihilation Test Build Available, Also On Sale

Uber Entertainment have been busy, and their work has shown in their latest public test build. It includes lots of new AI fixes and behaviours, as…

Classic Platformers Prehistorik 1 & 2 Released On GOG For Linux

GOG have done it again folks, Prehistorik 1 & 2 which are both games from my childhood have been published on GOG and both support Linux. I've…

Dying Light: The Bozak Horde DLC Releases On May 26th

Dying Light is to gain its first big DLC with The Bozak Horde, it looks like a wave-based survival challenge, so it's not the most exciting of DLC,…

Open Source Development Environment Godot Engine 1.1 Out

After half a year of work, Godot, the most advanced open source self-contained game development environment reached version 1.1. This game engine is…

It's Friday, So Stream We Shall! Starting At 5 PM UTC!

We are once again at this particular point of the week. So let's us engage the streaming and video game playing!Watch live video from GamingOnLinux…

Desura Are In A Bit Of Trouble With Not Paying Developers

It looks like the newer owners of Desura haven't been paying developers, uh oh. It's a bit of an odd story, as it seems it has taken months for…

Neon Struct, A Political Espionage Thriller Released

Minor Key Games have released their political thriller Neon Struct: Die Augen Der Welt on Steam. The game sends you into a neon-coloured surveillance…