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Generation Linux!

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We’re all quite old here at Linux Format. Effy’s looking forward to retirement, I’m enjoying the fresh and exciting new aches and pains that my joints bring each day, and Jonni’s looking forward to many decades paying off his boat’s mortgage.

Generation Linux!

Ubuntwoooo 20.04!

End of the 32-bit world?

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We continue to live through very strange times but Linux Format persists! Everyone at locked-down LXF Towers hopes you’re all well, keeping safe and isolated but happy. Hopefully we’ll be through this soon, until then the next issue of Linux Format is arriving to keep you busily distracted.

Virtualise everything!

Build it yourself

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I’m currently renovating a house – largely by myself – which is fun. I get to play with lots of different tools, work with wood, plaster a wall, do a bit of soldering, break a few things, fix a few things and get a sense of achievement when a room finally doesn’t look like it’s come straight out of Fallout 3.

Welcome to Linux

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It’s 2020 and there’s no doubt that this is the year of Linux on the desktop. That’s the running joke among the Linux community, but the truth hiding behind it, is that there are millions of happy desktop Linux users out there in the world and this is your chance to join them.

Happy Hackers

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Linux remains the number one destination for hackers: white hat, black hat or any colour in between. A key part of that is the ability to engineer open source code to do your bidding, but also that the tools are open source and available under open licenses.

Adieu, 32

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The tenth month of the year arrives and so does a new Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) update. Is it a portent that this is the 31st release of Ubuntu and with the 32nd release next year, 32-bit x86 Ubuntu builds will end?

Escape Google!

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We’ve been cast adrift on the high-seas of open source, Jonni-less like a rudderless boat and as many have we’re being pulled into the Google Chrome privacy-consuming eco-system whirlpool of despair. Thankfully Mayank Sharma has sailed to our rescue, throwing us a NextCloud lifeline to help escape (at least part way) from the maelstrom.