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A Sneak Peek at Birdie 2.0

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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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By Andrew Powell

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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Setup FTP server using VsFtp and Configure Secure FTP connections on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

 ubuntugeek: vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux.

Why do so many Linux users hate Oracle?

 ITworld: Oracle has always had a rather touch and go relationship with the open source community, to say the least.

What is a good EPUB reader on Linux

 xmodulo: If for some reasons you wish to open an electronic book in your computer, chances are that you will need specific software.

Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access to Free Software

 softpedia: Fresh on the heels of the entire Munich and Linux debacle, another story involving Microsoft and free software has popped up across the world, in Chile.

Dangling the Linux Carrot

 FOSSforce: These are different desktops, all individual from one another, and I can do different things on each one of them at different times."

Home automation hub runs Linux, offers cloud services

 LinuxGizmos: Cloud Media launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Linux-based "Stack Box" home automation hub with cloud services and Raspberry Pi expansion compatibility.

How To Enable HTML5 Playback For Netflix On Ubuntu 14.04 Or 14.10

 webupd8: Netflix supports HTML5 playback (using the Encrypted Media Extensions) but unfortunately, it doesn't work out of the box on Linux for now.

Linux Foundation Debuts Linux Certification Effort #linuxcon

The new certifications mark the first time the Linux Foundation has offered formal certification after years of success with training programs.

Thanks For Making Games Faster: Top 10 Quotes from the Linux Kernel Developer Panel #linuxcon

Linux.com: Linux gamers owe a debt of gratitude to kernel developer Andy Lutomirski for his recent work getting 32-bit programs to run faster on a 64-bit kernel

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GOL World Tour: Gaming From Argentina

The GOL World Tour will start in Argentina and stop off at different countries on a regular basis, looking at Linux developers and their games, throwing in a bit of culture and history too.

Lazors & Asteroids - Early-Access Sci-Fi Game Available On Linux

Lazors & Asteroids is an open world SciFi game, now on Alphafunding on Desura! The game has a chunk of open levels including large-scaled pre-set space battles and procedurally generated wars, along with a Free-Roam mode in which you have to collect items and attack cargo ships to upgrade your ship.

The Steam Controller: Not Everyone Gets It

Something I've noticed about the Steam controller is not very many gamers understand why it has trackpads and why this may be superior in some use cases, so here's a simple breakdown of my thoughts.

Gunpoint Stealth Puzzle Game Has Entered Linux Beta

A Linux beta has been made publicly available for Gunpoint on Steam for those Linux users who love to test and break software.

Pillars Of Eternity Backer Beta Available (Sadly Not For Linux Yet)

Pillars of Eternity now has a backer-beta available, but the Linux (and Mac) versions aren't due for a while yet sadly.

GOL Cast: Tower Defence, FPS Style In Sanctum 2

Sanctum 2 got released officially for Linux after being in beta for quite a while. So, it's our job to show you how well it runs and how good the actual game is. Time to protect some Cores!

A Bird Story RPG To Release On November 5th

In a press release last week the developer of indie hit To the Moon, Freebird Games, revealed that their next game, A Bird Story, will be available for Linux on Steam and GOG, among other distribution platforms.

The Witcher 3 For Linux Remains Officially Unconfirmed

The Witcher 3 for Linux remains officially unconfirmed now even after the front page of Steam itself advertised it as coming to SteamOS.

How To Build A Budget Steam Machine

For those who can't wait for the release of Valve's Steam Machines, this is a guide on how to build your own using parts tested to make sure they play nice together. The guide also doubles up as a cheap PC build for those looking to get the best value for money Linux gaming rig.

A Very Important Announcement For You

Today we have an important announcement to make for you, the GOL community. Before you go reading any further, please remain calm and read the whole article through before making any rushed decisions or leaving comments.

Cities Skylines, A City Builder Announced From Paradox & It's Coming To Linux

Linux is about to get a pretty deep and serious city builder courtesy of Paradox and Colossal Order named Cities Skylines.

Spellforce 3 Announced For Linux

Thanks to a couple of German news site we have learnt today that Spellforce 3 will be heading to Linux. Not surprising is that our new friends at Nordic Games are the publisher.

Ziggurat, An FPS Dungeon Crawler Now On Linux And It's Good, But With Issues

Ziggurat is a great looking mix of hectic FPS fighting and dungeon crawling, but it has been released with some major issues.

Monsters & Monocles, A Beautiful & Frantic Top Down Shooter

Monsters & Monocles looks absolutely fantastic and they need help on Steam Greenlight in the way of votes. Luckily it will support Linux from day one.

Check Out 20 Minutes Of Footage From The New Unreal Tournament

The new Unreal Tournament is shaping up nicely, and one youtuber has popped up a video of 20 minutes gameplay.