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All 7 Aveyond Games Released for Linux, DRM-Free

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Recently here, on The Linux Rain, I reviewed Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist, the latest entry into the Aveyond series and one that had been brought to Linux. Now, only a few days ago, the entire series from Aveyond from Aveyond 1: Rhen's Quest all the way to the aforementioned Aveyond 4: Shadow of…

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Space Pioneer - an ambitious Kickstarter project promising day one Linux support

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"Created by real world astronauts, scientists and architects. Build vast colonies and cities. Explore the many unknowns of our universe!" That's the tagline of the ambitious space sim/real time strategy game Kickstarter project by Space Enigma Studios, who is also promising day one Linux…

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Calibre eBook Management Software 1.16 Released

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As of 20th December 2013, the popular free and open-source ebook management software Calibre has been released in version 1.16, just in time for Christmas! There are a decent number of bug fixes as well as new features that keep advancing the power of this ebook software. Calibre is available for…

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Opinion: Steam and DRM

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DRM (Digital Rights Management) is often thought of as, well, a naughty concept. Especially amongst GNU/Linux users, as many often think about their freedoms and openness. With this in mind, Valve's Steam has been around on Linux for a bit over a year now and I've often noticed, on various…

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How technology changes the rules for doing agile

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20 Years of LWN

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How To Install Themes Or Icons In Elementary OS

After installing Elementary OS, you may feel that you want to customize it to look more than Out-of-the-box system

Barcelona Opts for Breath of Open Source Fresh Air

LinuxInsider: Barcelona city officials have voted to shut the door on Microsoft Windows in favor of the Linux operating system and open source technology.

NHS: Thanks for the free work, Linux nerds, now face our trademark cops

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We Happy Few delayed again until 'Summer 2018', refunds will be possible

Tags: Coming Soon, Steam, GOG, Open WorldIn the latest production update to We Happy Few [Official Site], the developers note it will have another…

DECEIVER is a cyberpunk pre-apocalyptic philosophical shooter that's heading to Linux

Tags: Open Source, Action, Coming Soon, Indie GameDECEIVER [Official Site] is a cyberpunk pre-apocalyptic philosophical shooter with parkour and…

Looks like first-person steampunk dungeon crawler 'Vaporum' is coming to Linux

Tags: Steam, Indie Game, Dungeon Crawler, RPGThe first-person steampunk dungeon crawler Vaporum [Official Site] is showing signs of being released…

OBS Studio 21.0.1 released with Luajit/Python3 scripting support and plenty more

Tags: Open SourceOBS Studio 21.0.1 [Official Site] is a pretty big release and it sounds really quite exciting too, with the possibilities that come…

Looks like a Linux beta of Battle Chasers: Nightwar is finally coming

Tags: Steam, Coming Soon, Beta, Action, RPGBattle Chasers: Nightwar [Official Site] was supposed to released for Linux back in October last year, but…

OBS Studio NDI Plugin for Linux, send video from one Linux PC to another

Tags: Editorial, HOWTOTwo PC streaming has usually required either a dedicated capture card or setting up finicky RTMP servers, and while setting up…

The Linux 2017 GOTY Awards are now over, here's the winners

Tags: GOTYAnother year has completely flown by and with that another year of our GOTY Awards comes to a close, here's the results of the Linux 2017…

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine is confirmed for same-day Linux support

Tags: Steam, Coming Soon, AdventureRecently I wrote about how the adventure game Where The Water Tastes Like Wine [Steam, Official Site] would…

Tangledeep, the rather pretty dungeon crawler is leaving Early Access next month

Tags: Roguelike, Steam, GOG, Indie Game, Dungeon CrawlerTangledeep [Steam, GOG, Official Site] is a game we haven't covered a lot here, even though…

Eco, a detailed sandbox simulation game is launching on Steam Early Access soon

Tags: Sandbox, Survival, Simulation, Indie Game, Steam, Coming SoonEco [Official Site] is a hard game to properly describe, it's a detailed sandbox…

Cattle and Crops, a farming simulation and management game that has Linux support

Tags: Early Access, Simulation, Indie GameNeed your farming fix? Cattle and Crops [Official Site] is an in-development farming simulation and…

PLAY WITH ME, a mixture of horror and puzzles inspired by the SAW movies should come to Linux

Tags: Horror, Puzzle, Steam, Indie GameThe developer of PLAY WITH ME [Steam, Official Site], a horror and puzzle game inspired by the SAW movies is…

It's possible 'Two Point Hospital' from Two Point Studios & SEGA may be coming to Linux

Tags: Steam, SimulationTwo Point Hospital [Official Site, Steam], a new hospital building and management sim from Two Point Studios & SEGA might…

Friday Livestream with Samsai at 6 PM UTC!

Tags: LivestreamHello there, potential viewer! I am here to notify you that you have a one-time opportunity* to participate in an adventure unlike…

FPS 'Interstellar Marines' is still alive and updated, finally fixes their Wargames mode timer on Linux

Tags: Action, FPS, Indie Game, Early AccessInterstellar Marines [Steam] was one of the most promising FPS games in a long time, until they basically…