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Issue 261 (April 2020) - Virtualise everything

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Become a virtual master as we explore the complexities of Qemu and VirtualBox with a dash of Docker Containers on the side. Everything you need to know to virtualise all the things!

Plus we test plotting apps, build an electronics lab, build a Pi tablet, explore Linux logs, start using BSD, monitor everything with Zabbix and loads more!

 Features

Virtualise everything

Fed up with breaking Linux installs, and Linux installs breaking him, Jonni Bidwell looks to virtualisation to ease his very real woes. (Jonni Bidwell)

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A Linux user's guide to BSD

(Aaron Peters)

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Answers

Sound of silence, Skype webcam woes, Pop_OS! upside down, root permissions, log full root, Systemd journal (Neil Bothwick)

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Interview: The Razor's Edge

More tales from Jonni Bidwell’s pilgrimage to the 2019 Open Source Summit – this time from virtualisation guru Erik Nordmark. (Jonni Bidwell)

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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Solus 4.1, OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 (Jonni Bidwell)

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Hotpicks

Tartube, AwesomeBump, UserManager, Minase, Tutanota, JSPaint, ScreenGrab, Tower Time, Rygar, Hardinfo, Fileinfo (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

Scratch 3

Light up your life with the Sense HAT (Les Pounder)

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Plasma Mobile

Choose the right tablet OS (Christian Cawley)

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Docker

Add a reverse proxy to Nextcloud (Chris Notley)

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Linux logs

Manage and read system logs (Mats Tage Axelsson)

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LifeoGraph

Create and update a digital diary (Nick Peers)

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GNU Radio

An electronics lab on your desktop (Sean Conway)

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Terminal

delete files the smart way (Shashank Sharma)

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Zabbix

Enterprise-grade system monitoring (Stuart Burns)

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 Coding Academy

LibreOffice Calc for serious science

(Mike Bedford)

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ElasticSearch

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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 Reviews

Dwarf Fortress

(Linux Format)

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PsychOS 3.4.6

(Jonni Bidwell)

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PrimeOS 0.4.5

(John Knight)

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GhostBSD 20.1

(Mayank Sharma)

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB

(Linux Format)

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Linux Lite 4.8

(Mayank Sharma)

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Combian 64

(Les Pounder)

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Plotting apps

LibreOffice, Veusz, Jade, Dia, LabPlot (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 More

News: News

GPL on the wane, Mycroft targeted, Yay for Godot, Embraced by Lenovo, Liberapay birthday, Linux on iPhone (Matt Hanson)

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News: Kernel Watch

Kernel 5.6 details (Jon Masters)

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News: Pi news

Vulkan coming to the Pi 4, Raspbian updates, Educator symposium (Les Pounder)

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