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Issue 268 (October 2020) - Build a smarter home office

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Turn your home into a smarter open workplace! We explore how open source and the Raspberry Pi can help control your home by running containers more easily with Portainer, launch a NextCloud server, set up Jitsi video conferencing, OpenHAB smart protocol and MyCroft voice control.

Plus we test math suites, game on the Raspberry Pi, recreate the Doctor Who theme, emulate the Amiga, get better project planning and loads more!

 Features

Build a smart home office

(Jonni Bidwell)
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History of the PC

(John Knight)
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Funding FOSS

(Jonni Bidwell)
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Answers

Pan news reader, easy file transfer, printing issues, containers (Neil Bothwick)
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 Coverdisc

DVD and ebooks

Kali Linux 2020.3, Parrot 4.10 (Neil Mohr)
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Hotpicks

LibreOffice Pinta Basilisk Boop-GTK HDCK QtFileExplorer Prelockd Destination Sol Matchimals.fun digiKam GSConnect (Alexander Tolstoy)
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 Tutorials

Espanso - expand text

(Shashank Sharma)
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Mindforger - organise your projects

(Nick Peers)
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OnlyOffice - bibliography

(Kseniya)
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Amsynth - create the Doctor Who theme

(Mike Bedford)
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FS-UAE emulate the Amia 1200

(Les Pounder)
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Native Pi gaming

(Christian Cawley)
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Ubuntu 20.04 on the Pi

(Les Pounder)
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Emulation - Amiga

(Les Pounder)
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 Coding Academy

Create a 2D shooter

Reservoir Bunnies (Calvin Robinson)
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 Reviews

Seeed Odyssey X86J4105

(Les Pounder)
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LinuxFX 10.6

(Jonni Bidwell)
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Easy OS 2.4.1

(Jonni Bidwell)
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Beyond a Steel Sky

(Linux Format)
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RaspController

(Les Pounder)
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Mathematics packages

GeoGebra, GNU Octave, Engage Digitizer, Genius, Scilab (Mats Tage Axelsson)
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 More

News: News

Linux RISC desktop, Mozilla axes jobs, Russian hackers, earthquakes, more Linux on Windows (Neil Mohr)
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News: Kernel Watch

Linux 5.9 RC3 (Jon Masters)
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News: Pi news

Lara and Dave Lowe, Boston Pi-namics, SATA storage, Keyboards (Les Pounder)
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