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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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VMware Certifies Ubuntu Linux LTS for vCloud Air Cloud Computing

 The VAR Guy: Canonical's Ubuntu Linux operating system is now available as a certified operating system for VMware's vCloud Air enterprise cloud-computing platform.

How to sniff HTTP traffic from the command line on Linux

 xmodulo: Suppose you want to sniff live HTTP web traffic (i.e., HTTP requests and responses) on the wire for some reason.

Linux: Hide Processes From Other Users

 nixcraft: How to stop leaking process information to all users on Linux operating systems?

Linus Torvalds still wants the Linux desktop

 ZDnet: Linux runs everything, everywhere, but Linus Torvalds still wants it to rule on one place it doesn't: The desktop.

The New Stack and Linux Foundation Survey: OpenStack and Docker are The Most Popular Open Source Projects

The New Stack: OpenStack is the most popular open source cloud project, followed by Docker and KVM, according to a survey of more than 550 respondents

Linux distro KaOS 2014.08 is here with KDE 4.14.0

Betanews: The Linux desktop community has reached a sad state.

Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated

OMG Ubuntu: A Munich city council spokesman has attempted to clarify the reasons behind its plan to re-examine the role of open-source software in local government IT systems.

Use These Tools To Change Settings Removed From Ubuntu and GNOME

HowToGeek: GNOME Tweak Tool is packed with useful settings, many of which used to be exposed in GNOME.

Walmart's investment in open source isn't cheap

InfoWorld: While proprietary vendors want us to focus on price, innovators focus on the flexibility and business value of open source

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The Wine Development Release 1.7.25 Is Now Available.

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One of the developers of a ”next-gen” first-person mystery game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter tweeted out that they are looking into Linux as one of the platforms to release for.

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Distance, the successor of Nitronic Rush entered beta and promises some pretty intense survival racing.

Review: Electronic Super Joy A Beat-Bumping Platformer

This week I took a look at Michael Todd's Electronic Super Joy: a fast-paced unforgiving platformer. I missed the initial release last year, and it must be said I was missing out. It's certainly not perfect, but the soundtrack alone may be enough for many of you.

DreadOut Third-Person Horror Game Released On Steam

There's a new game in town for those of you who like to be scared out of your minds by ghosts and supernatural events. And it looks quite terrifying.

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

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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.