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Miaou Moon - Linux Game Impressions

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Miaou Moon is an unusual platformer styled game. On the one hand, it's an almost hypnotic and patient adventure through space as you let yourself bounce around through low gravity while conserving energy. On the other hand, you'll suddenly find yourself using cleverly timed thrusts to avoid a…

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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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Ubuntu's OpenStack on IBM's Big Iron

The use of Ubuntu's cloud platform is likely to escalate now that IBM and Ubuntu's parent company, Canonical, have formed a partnership

Web animation using CSS and JavaScript

opensource.com: To achieve animation on a website, we can use open source technologies like CSS and JavaScript.

Contributing to an Open Source Project

 FOSSforce: There are many ways to contribute to an open source project.

SUSE Overhauls Linux, OpenStack Partner Program

 Channele2e: SUSE is launching an overhauled channel partner program to address four key customer needs

GNOME 3.22 Supports Flatpak Cross-Linux Distribution Framework

eWEEK: Much as was the case with the GNOME 3.20 update earlier this year, many of the changes in the latest iteration of the popular open-source desktop environment are incremental.

How Red Hat is making money on the public cloud with a hybrid approach

TechRepublic: Red Hat offered up some surprising insight into its cloud business on its earnings call.

Lenovo Courts Devs WIth Moto Z Source Code Release

LinuxInsider: This is the first kernel source code made available for the Moto Z family of devices.

Fedora 25 Goes Into Beta Freeze Today, New Features Need To Be Completed

Phoronix: The Fedora 25 Beta freeze is today ahead of the planned beta release on 11 October

The best way to develop software with effective security

 opensource.com: Learn why the best way to get through the security process is to include it early in the product specification, design, and implementation.

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'Pavilion', the very stylish fourth-person puzzling adventure released with day-1 Linux support

Tags:Adventure,Humble Store,Indie Game,Puzzle,SteamI wrote about 'Pavilion' [Official Site, Steam, Humble Store] months ago, so it's pleasing to see…

'Niche - a genetics survival game' released with Linux support

Tags:Early Access,Indie Game,Roguelike,Steam,StrategyThanks to a GOL supporter I've had a chance to check out 'Niche - a genetics survival game'…

Fusion 3, the next generation game engine and editor from Clickteam will support Linux

Tags:Coming Soon,Editorial,Game EngineClickteam [Official Site] are the company behind some really cool tools like Fusion, previously called…

Avoid the pile-up in 'Clustertruck', a first-person platformer with day-1 Linux support, it's great

Tags:Racing,Platformer,Initial Thoughts,GOG,Action,SteamClustertruck [Official Site, Steam, GOG] released today and I've had a chance to play some of…

Steam now has above 2,500 Linux & SteamOS games available

Tags:Steam,EditorialI've seen some posts on reddit and across the wider net about Steam hitting around 2,000 games for Linux. The truth is the number…

The Talos Principle now renders correctly in 'radv', the open source AMD Vulkan driver

Tags:AMD,Open Source,VulkanGood news for Vulkan and AMD GPU fans, as David Airlie has put up a new blog post letting us know that The Talos Principle…

'Farabel', a turn based strategy game is officially coming to Linux after a days work

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Coming Soon,Unity3DThe developers of Farabel [Official Site, Steam, itch] sent word that their game is now officially coming to…

Yooka-Laylee has another trailer, featuring Shovel Knight

Tags:Coming Soon,Platformer,Teaser,VideoThat's right, Shovel Knight has somehow found his way into Yooka-Laylee [Official Site] and here's a trailer…

hackmud, a cyberpunk themed text-based hacking simulator is now out with Linux support

Tags:Simulation,Indie Gamehackmud, or "hackmud" [Official Site, Itch, Steam] as it likes to be…

Future Unfolding is a fantastic looking action and adventure game with rather unique visuals

Tags:Action,Adventure,Coming Soon,Greenlight,Indie Game,Puzzle,SteamFuture Unfolding [Official Site] from Spaces of Play looks rather unique in style…

The Long Dark gets a massive update, which fixes a critical Linux audio bug

Tags:Survival,Steam,Sandbox,GOG,Early Access,Unity3DThe Long Dark [Official Site, Steam, GOG] is the rather beautiful survival game currently in…

On Wednesday the 28th of September Feral Interactive will livestream Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II on Linux

Tags:Livestream,Feral InteractiveIf you're excited about the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II for Linux you may want to tune in to Feral…

GOG are running a back to school sale and GOG Connect has returned with new games

Tags:GOG,Game SaleGOG [Official Site] has a bunch of titles on sale right now and they have also announced the return of GOG Connect which allows you…

‘The Hive’, a story driven fantasy game that plays like an RTS leaves Early Access, some thoughts

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Review,Indie GameI was really excited when I remembered The Hive, and now it’s out of Early Access I have given it some…

Worms W.M.D should have multiplatform online play by the end of October, including between GOG and Steam

Tags:Action,GOG,Steam,Strategy Worms W.M.D [Official Site] is set to get an update around the end of October that will include multiplatform…