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Issue 259 (February 2020) - Escape Windows 2020

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It's time to help everyone escape Windows! With Windows 7 now officially end of life there’s one simple, safe and quick solution: Linux. With Pop_OS! On the DVD we guide you through replacing Windows on your PCs and getting up and running with Linux – get it installed, get using the software, get gaming and more!

For those already happily using Linux we cover: streaming audiobook server, Kali on Android, photo touchup with GIMP, designing a CPU, faster browsers, better backups, we interview the Linux second-in-command Greg Kroah-Hartman, try 4K UHD on the Pi and loads more!

 Features

Escape Windows 2020

Jonni guides you to the land of Linux. (Jonni Bidwell)

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Backup your data

(Neil Bothwick)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Answers

Comparing directories, making a bong, moving Windows partitions, triple booting, files links, Crontab failure (Neil Bothwick)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Interview: Counting Kroahs

Bumbling misfit Jonni Bidwell meets kernel titan Greg Kroah-Hartman for an edifying conversation about all things Linux. (Jonni Bidwell)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.



 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Pop!_OS 19.10, Bodhi Linux 5.0, Rescatux 0.72 (Jonni Bidwell)

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Hotpicks

Quentier, Dutree, HandBrake, Darktable, DownZemAll, Typon, Sys2dv, Anki, Eddy, Doomsday, Seeds Game (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

Text-only social media

(Shashank Sharma)

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Booksonic

Build an audiobook server (Nick Peers)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Kali Nethunter

(Calvin Robinson)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

GIMP

Improve your photos (Mike Bedford)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Logisim

Design your own processor (Mike Bedford)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Dive into the Pi's boot sequence

(Christian Cawley)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Node-red

Build a smart thermal monitor (Les Pounder)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

LibreELEC

Play 4K UHD video on the Pi 4 (Les Pounder)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.



 Coding Academy

Ncurses

Scripting text-based checklists in Bash (Andrew Davison)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Grafana

create cool dashboards (Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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 Reviews

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

(Linux Format)

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MSI GeForce GTX1650

(Linux Format)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Android-x86 9.0

(Mayank Sharma)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Pardus 19.1

(Mayank Sharma)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Endless OS 3.7.4

(Mayank Sharma)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Parkitect

(Linux Format)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Ubuntu 19.10 for Pi

(Les Pounder)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Alternative web browsers

(Shashank Sharma)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.



 More

News: News

Canonical's 2020 plans, Librem 5 is shipping, Germany considers open source, VPN vulnerability, Nvidia goes FOSS friendly, Disney+ on Linux (Matt Hanson)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

News: Kernel news

RISC-V fun, AMD PSP and Linux 5.5 rc1 (Jon Masters)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

News: Pi is eight, Keep the Pi 4 cool, Ubuntu bugs

(Les Pounder)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.