The Linux Rain Linux General/Gaming News, Reviews and Tutorials

Articles found in "Previews" category:

A Sneak Peek at Birdie 2.0

By

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…

Read Article

Birdie - A Lightweight and Beautiful Twitter Client

By

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…

Read Article

A look at ROSA Fresh R2 LXDE Edition

By

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,…

Read Article

News Elsewhere

Linuxtoday.com

HDMIPi, the Kickstarter-funded display for Raspberry Pi, is shipping now

 RaspberryPi: HDMIPi, the affordable 9" display for the Raspberry Pi, is being delivered to Kickstarter backers now.

How to install Arch Linux the easy way with Evo/Lution

 xmodulo: The one who ventures into an install of Arch Linux and has only experienced installing Linux with Ubuntu or Mint is in for a steep learning curve.

Red Hat Acquires FeedHenry for $82 Million to Advance Mobile Development

Datamation: Red Hat jumps into the mobile development sector with a key acquisition.

TrueCrypt Getting a New Life

eSecurityPlanet: TrueCrypt will stay alive, thanks to devotees who are forking the encryption program's code. 'Cleaned up' code will get a new name, CipherShed, and a different open source license.

Soon you will be able to access ownCloud from Chrome OS

the mukt: The fact is you can already access ownCloud on your Chromebook via the web interface, but it’s not very useful

Rackspace Says It's Not for Sale, Despite Obstacles

eWEEK: Rackspace names a new CEO, as the OpenStack cloud founder chooses not to sell after evaluating its strategic options.

Sorry, Windows 9 Fans, This Is How Multiple Desktops Should Work

 softpedia: The Windows 9 OS will finally get a very coveted feature, multiple desktops, but the Microsoft developers are still pretty far away from what you can get on Linux.

OpenMediaVault 1.0 review

 LinuxBSDos: OpenMediaVault 1.0 is based on Debian 7

FOSS Around the World: Latin America

 FOSSforce: "FOSS is not something most of the people know about," he said.

GamingOnLinux.com Latest Articles

Torment: Tides Of Numenera New Video, Looks Absolutely Stunning

Torment: Tides of Numenera is another game heading to Linux from inXile entertainment that was funded on Kickstarter. They have released a new video to show off just how amazing it looks.

DoubleFine Ceasing Spacebase DF-9 Development, Releasing Code For Modders

DoubleFine has announced it will cease development on Spacebase DF-9 and release their Lua code for modders to carry the dream on.

Arena Vex, An Online Multiplayer Knockout Arena Is Out For Linux

Arena Vex, a remake of the popular Warcraft 3 map Warlock, has been officially released for Linux. Arena Vex is an online multiplayer knock-out arena with loads of intense action and tactical gameplay that’s great for LAN parties and competitive play.

Techland's Chrome Engine 6 Officially Supports Linux, Hellraid & Dying Light Possible For Linux

This may not be news for our readers who have been around for a while, but Techland's Chrome Engine 6 actually supports Linux.

GOL Cast: Furiously Counterattacking In Ground Pounders

There aren't too many collectible card games on Linux, but here's something a bit like that. Though it comes with plenty of traditional turn-based strategy along with the cards. Let's see what's in it!

Saibot Releases Doorways: The Underworld

Argentine game developer Saibot Studios has released the the third chapter of Doorways on Steam and Desura, with Linux support from the go. The game is a continuation of Doorways 1 & 2, which is also available for Linux.

Linux Games To Come In 2014, A Look At What Is Ahead

There's a lot to look forward to this year, so here's a quick reminder so that you don't get swallowed up!

The Dead Island Linux Port Is Not Being Done By The Orginal Developers

We recently had a chance to speak to Techland the original developers of the Dead Island series, but they have confirmed they are no longer involved with it.

Tropico 5 For Linux Looks Set To Release This Friday!

On the official Tropico Facebook page the developers sent word out that the Linux (and Mac) versions are still on time for release on Friday 19th September!

Hammerwatch Hack & Slash Action Game Has A Free Expansion

Hammerwatch is a pretty good-looking hack & slash dungeon crawling action game that has just been updated to include a free expansion!

The Video For Valve's SteamOS Talk From DebConf14 Is Up

Valve went to the DebConf this year and did a talk about SteamOS, and the video is finally up for viewing!

Valve Are Tracking SteamOS Issues With AMD Graphics

Valve have put up a post on their SteamOS community to keep track of AMD graphics issues with SteamOS. We hope this will push AMD some more to better their proprietary Linux drivers.

Skullgirls Developers Detail What's Going On With The Linux Port

The Skullgirls developers have finally written up an official blog post on the status of the Linux port.

Shovel Knight Will Have Its Linux Version Soon

Backers of Shovel Knight or gamers interested it in that didn't back it on Kickstarter will be happy to know that Shovel Knight will release the Linux version "soon".

Image & Form Announces SteamWorld Heist

Image & Form who created SteamWorld Dig, a highly rated indie game have just announced SteamWorld Heist!