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Issue 266 (Summer 2020) - Linux Mint 20

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Get started with Linux Mint 20 using our easy-to-follow starter guide and in-depth look at all the key new features of the popular distro. Get it installed. Explore the new apps. Use Timeshift backups. Discover the boot recovery tool. We explain why Snaps have gone and loads more!

PLUS: IDEs tried and tested, Build a game with Godot, create shared To-Do lists, build a motion-detecting camera, get more from Steam Proton, code the classic Pong and loads more!

 Features

Linux Mint 20

Get it. Install it. Love it. (Jonni Bidwell)

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Caving with FOSS

(Mike Bedford)

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Mainframe Mage

Jonni Bidwell reconnects with mainframe guru John Mertic and somehow ends up talking about Doom and cheesecake... (Jonni Bidwell)

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Answers

More printers, more Wine and Skyrim, file indexing, file search and light desktops. (Jonni Bidwell)

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Steam: Configure Proton

(John Knight)

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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Grml 2020, OpenSUSE, ebooks (Linux Format)

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Hotpicks

Audacity, Ksnip PDF, Quirk, Apostrophe, Pidgin, QEMU, Bauh, Blobby 2, JFDuke3D, Parachute, Wihotspot (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

Find files in Broot

(Shashank Sharma)

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Zenkit: Task and project management

(Nick Peers)

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Develop games with Godot

(Calvin Robinson)

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Record video with motion detection

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Discover PIC microcontrollers

(Mike Bedford)

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 Coding Academy

Pong in Python

(Calvin Robinson)

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 Reviews

Intel Core i9-10900K

(Zak Storey)

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Robolinux 11

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Calculate Linux 20.6

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Besiege

(Linux Format)

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IDEs

Code::Blocks 2020.1.2, Eclipse 2020.3, NetBeans 12, PyCharm 5.12.8, Qt Creator 5.12.8 (Mats Tage Axelsson)

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 More

News: Newsdesk

Linux laptops, maintaining the kernel, Microsoft Defender, Steam on Chrome OS, Vulkan video, Btrfs on Fedora (Linux Format)

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News: Pi news

OpenVX comes to Pi, Vlukan on old Pis, Microscope Pi (Linux Format)

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News: Kernel Watch

Kernel 5.8 is out (Jon Masters)

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