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Using Linux is all about choice, and there is a wealth of different distros that you can use. But which one is the best for your needs? This issue we pit the top Linux distros against each other to help you decide.
Also in this issue we show you how to turn a humble Raspberry Pi into an advanced server, test out the top development environments, show you how to Master OpenSUSE and talk to renowned hacker Freakyclown.
As usual we also have top-notch coding tutorials, the latest reviews and more, only in Linux Format.
On the DVD:
Mageia 4, Ubuntu 13.10, OpenSUSE 13.1 and much more...
Features Interview: Freakyclown
We talk to enigmatic hacker freakyclown about the future
of online security in a world where every click is under surveillance.
(Les Pounder) Click here to read! Coverdisc The best new open source software on the planet
LibreOffice, KeePass, codemisc,
haveged, VMS Empire, Fuego, Xnee, IPCop,
di, Ack, tk-yupana
(Richard Smedley) Available as a PDF to subscribers. Tutorials Advanced server
Want to learn how to administer a web server? Kent Elchuk shows you how to set up a fast-loading, resilient home web server for testing and training.
(Kent Elchuk) Available as a PDF to subscribers. Coding Academy HTML5: build a custom video player
We show you how to use HTML5’s media API to build a custom player with a UI that will stay consistent no matter what browser you use.
Dennis Odell demonstrates how Grunt simplifies day-to-day
front-end development tasks and automate repetitive tasks
(Dennis Odell) Available as a PDF to subscribers. Reviews Zbox Nano ID68+
We installed SteamOS on this tiny PC to see how well it would work as a home-made Steam machine. It offers plenty of power in a very small package.
(Matt Hanson) Available as a PDF to subscribers. Philips Screeneo
Projectors for the home user have always had a bad press. However, that all changes with the launch of the Screeneo.
(David Hayward) Available as a PDF to subscribers. SparkyLinux LXDE
Les Pounder adds some spark to his Linux distro-hopping adventures with
this Debian-based release that’s not for novices.
(Les Pounder) Available as a PDF to subscribers. PiBang Linux
A CrunchBang derivative for the Raspberry Pi? Les Pounder fires up the
community created distribution to investigate.
(Les Pounder) Available as a PDF to subscribers. More What on Earth: GnuPG
Matt Hanson doffs his tin foil hat and quickly peeks out of his concrete bunker to fill us in on the GNU Project’s FOSS cryptographic software.
(Matt Hanson) Available as a PDF to subscribers.