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The new Linux Rain is Here... well, sort of, almost

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You might have noticed that The Linux Rain has taken on a whole new look. If you had of tried the beta version of The Linux Rain the new look would look very familiar. So, are we now running a whole new shiny CMS (content management system)? Well, not quite. Not yet anyway. Here's why. It's a whole…

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The 'New' Linux Rain Beta Is Now Live!

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The "Beta" version of the upcoming new site for The Linux Rain is now live and ready for your perusal and testing. While it is a beta and by no means entirely complete or set in stone, it is more than usable and already reached feature parity with the current site. It is live and reachable now at…

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A New Redesigned Website Coming Soon For The Linux Rain (Beta)

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That's right folks, there's some changes afoot here at The Linux Rain. A CMS migration and redesign of the site is in the works right now and a beta version will be available shortly! The change comes on the back of me feeling that a change in CMS (Content Management System) was needed in order to…

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A Linux Rain Update - Nope, not dead

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For any of those who may be following this site's progress recently during it's quite short life, thus far, you may have noticed the rate of articles has slowed dramatically. And in fact, the last week or so has nearly been a standstill. Fear not however - we are not dead. Quite simply, as this is…

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Barbie becomes a Debian developer and creates systemd

 ITworld: A recent Barbie book caused a row over its portrayal of women in technology.

OPNFV Adds Chinese Telecom to Open Source NFV/SDN Partnership

 The VAR Guy: ZTE Corporation, a telecommunications company based in China, has joined the Linux Foundation's OPNFV project for open source network functions virtualization and software-defined networking.

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On OpenSUSE 13.2

HowToForge: How to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.

Serve websites with Nginx

Linux User & Developer: Configure Nginx to serve simple websites and see how it’s a serious alternative to Apache

VirtualBox 4.3.20 Released

Today Oracle released VirtualBox 4.3.20, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.3 which improves stability and fixes regressions.

Red Hat Pushes Forward with CentOS [VIDEO]

ServerWatch: At the beginning of 2014, Red Hat embraced the community CentOS Linux distribution.

Free Software, Free as in Beer

Datamation: Being available at no cost may not define free software, but it is responsible for many of its ups and downs over the years.

WordPress 4.0.1 Updates Millions of Sites for 8 Flaws

eWEEK: The content management and blogging system automatically updates users for cross-site scripting, request forgery and password-reset-attack protection.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

What Can You Do For Linux Gaming?

An editorial talking about what you can do for Linux gaming. Including when to buy games, and what distribution to use to make sure you get support.

Free Balling, A Physics & Drawing Game, Tossing Building Games To The Next Level

In a world where one ball's life hangs in the balance against an infinite amount of track, that you draw!

Gold Rush! Anniversary Adventure Game Now Available On Linux

Gold Rush! takes you back to the year 1849, when gold was discovered in California. It was certainly one of the most exciting times in American history. Gold Rush! includes the three routes tens of thousands took to the gold regions. Become Jerrod Wilson and experience each trek as you travel from New York to California.

Voice Of Pripyat, Multiplayer First Person Shooter In Early Access

Voice of Pripyat is a multiplayer first person shooter that has popped up on Steam thanks to Greenlight, it looks like it could be interesting too in a stupidly crap way.

Valve Plans A Big Steam Machine Presence At GDC 2015

It seems Valve have no plans to attend CES next year, but they did confirm they are planning a large presence at GDC. Looks like there will be a lot of Steam Machine news next year!

Time To Guess What Feral Interactive Are Working On, New Teaser

Feral Interactive are being sneaky, as they have given a little hint towards their next game, and it's quite obvious it's for Linux.

Soul Axiom, A Sci-fi Action Adventure On Steam

Soul Axiom is a fantastic looking mix of a sci-fi story, action, and adventure wrapped up in a neat early access package.

Bear With Me - 2D Black & White, Point & Click "Horror" Noire Adventure

Are you yearning for something a bit different? Bear With Me might be right up your point & click street.

Pocket Rumble A 2D Fighting Game On Kickstarter

Pocket Rumble is a fun looking 2D fighting game currently on Kickstarter that promises a Linux port if they hit a stretch goal, I know what you're thinking, but look past that for a minute.

Red Awakening, A First Person Action/Horror Game May Be Coming To Linux

Red Awakening, the First Person Action/Horror game by the guys over at Domino Effect, may be coming to Linux. The developer confirmed this is a real possibility in an email.

Aspyr Media Have A New Blog Post On Porting Civilization: Beyond Earth To Linux

Another blog post from Aspyr Media has surfaced about their porting efforts on Civilization: Beyond Earth, and the news is looking good.

TinyKeep Dungeon Crawler Linux Version Released, It's Good

In TinyKeep players will embrace the role of a hopeless prisoner held deep in a forgotten dungeon who one day wakes up to find themselves mysteriously released.

The Darksiders Linux Port Has Switched Hands

Leszek Godlewski announced on Twitter that he will be leaving the Linux porting business, but the news isn't that bad. One of the original coders is taking over the Linux port of Darksiders.

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Confirmed For Linux

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is the next in line of the crazy neon coloured action game. The new version has been confirmed for Linux too! We even managed to find out who is doing the port!

Monkey Island Creator Ron Gilbert Is Making A New Point-And-Click Adventure Game

The creators of the classic point-and-click adventure game Maniac Mansion, Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, have launched a campaign on Kickstarter to crowd-fund a spiritual successor to Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island.