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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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SUSE's Flavio Castelli on Docker's Rise Among Linux Distros

Linux.com: On July 30, the first official Docker build for openSUSE was released, making this distribution the latest among many to join the fray. I

What happens when a non-coder tries to learn Linux

OpenSource.com: I wanted to learn Linux, so here's my account of what I did to achieve that goal.

Photo Editing on Linux with Krita

Linux.com: Krita is a wonderful drawing and painting program, and it's also a nice photo editor.

Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'

Datamation: Use of new HTML 5.1 tag could enable developers to more easily build responsive design sites.

Vault: The Linux Foundation's new storage-focused tradeshow

 ZDnet: The Foundation aims to bring together the world's leading developers in filesystems and storage in the Linux kernel.

The Open Source Game Corner

 GamingOnLinux: Giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian

 xmodulo: Even though ownCloud is very similar to the widely-used Dropbox cloud storage, the primary difference is that ownCloud is free and open-source, making it possible to set up a Dropbox-like cloud storage service on your own server.

Setting up an Apt-Cache Server Using Apt-Cacher-NG in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

 tecmint: Apt-Cacher-NG is a caching proxy server (or apt proxy) for Debian based distributions

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1 Officially Released, Experience a Retrospective Future - Gallery

 softpedia: Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now available for download.

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Trine Enchanted Edition May Have A Linux Beta

We know that the Trine Enchanted Edition major update to Trine will come to Linux, but we don't know when yet sadly. The good news is they may do a beta for the Linux version.

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition For Linux & Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition Linux Update

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition has been announced to much fanfare and it looks like it will be getting a Linux version. Well sort of, maybe, we aren't quite sure. Also there's another small bit of hope for the Baldur's Gate EE Linux version.

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Has A Strategy Packed New Trailer

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth is going to rock the strategy world when it gets released. We already know the Linux release will be delayed, so for now here's a new awesome trailer.

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut RPG Is A Thing & Has A Trailer

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut is a new edition of the DLC for Shadowrun Returns in standalone form. The Director's Cut adds a host of new content and enhancements to the original game.

Appointment With F.E.A.R. A Comic Adventure Released For Linux

Appointment With F.E.A.R. is a rather interesting looking mix of comic, adventure and visual novel all in one fancy looking package.

Gas Guzzlers Extreme Is Still Heading To Linux Despite The Delay

Sadly the excellent looking Gas Guzzlers Extreme action packed racing game isn't yet on Linux, but we now know why at least!

Strife, The New MOBA From S2 Games Is Now In Open Beta For Linux & It's Free

Strife is the brand new free to play MOBA from S2 Games who created Heroes Of Newerth, Savage & Savage 2. Is it any better than other MOBA's though?

Brigador, An Isometric Action Game Has An Explosive New Trailer

Brigador is really shaping up to be something truly fun looking, and this new trailer shows it off well.

The Metro Redux FPS Games Will Require OpenGL 4 On Linux

In an interview with eurogamer Oles Shishkovstov the chief technical officer of 4A Games made some remarks about the Linux version of the new Metro FPS games.

Planetary Annihilation Releasing Next Month, New Epic Trailer

Planetary Annihilation is to officially release on September the 5th, the current Linux version is terribly buggy, but the latest test build is very promising.

Braid's Linux Version Is Finally Heading To Steam (UPDATED)

Braid is finally set to have the already released Linux version of the hit indie game on Steam, so that's another one down. UPDATED: It's now up.

The Journey Down Chapter 2 Released For Linux

The Journey Down has returned to our Linux gaming boxes with the promise of more pointing and clicking.

Screencheat Is A Genius New FPS For Linux & It's Fun

Screencheat is a pretty funny idea. The days of split-screen play on old games console FPS games allowed you to see where the other players are, and this game incorporates that into the actual game-play. It has a Linux version too, so we can join in on the cheating fun.

Sentris, An Early Access Musical Challenge Game For Linux

Sentris is a new kind of music game that puts you at the epicenter of musical creation. It's colourful and filled with great music, so what more could you want?

Metro 2033 Redux For Linux Looks Closer To Reality

Metro 2033 Redux is confirmed for Linux, but the actual release date isn't certain yet. Luckily thanks as usual to the excellent SteamDB it looks like it's coming sooner rather than later.