Stop Net Nasties! Banish adverts, snoopers, trackers and malware to the Pi Hole for homewide network protection. We’ll get you setup with the total network defence solution – it’ll even run on a PC – and help defend all of your gadgets then we’ll extend it …read more
Learn Linux! Take Tux for a test-drive today, discover how simple Linux is to get and use. Install-free testing, dual-boot modes, truck loads of free software, wide hardware compatibility, snappier than Windows, selection of desktops and improved privacy.
PLUS: Create a classic point ‘n’ click adventure, speed …read more
Full-power media streaming! Get all your entertainment from one open source place! Run JellyFin, Audiobookshelf, Immich and more for a powerful streaming solution. We guide you through installing, configuring and setting up a home streaming solution for films, TV, music, books, photos and live TV!
PLUS: Raspberry …read more
Get into AI coding! Learn to code smarter, accelerate development with rapid prototyping and automated code creation and the pitfalls to watch for! We explain the coding companions and what they’re good for.
PLUS: Murena FairPhone 4, render Blender maps, build Pi kiosks, Azure Vs Amazon …read more
Run Ubuntu at lightspeed with our guide to taking the world’s most popular distro to the next level by stripping it back, running light desktops, dumping Snaps and customising the server build to your own needs.
PLUS: Turbocharge your search, conquer SUSE ALP, the best coding …read more
Power up your devices and revive your old phones with open source Android and even a full-fat Linux desktop! We guide you through using LineageOS – the best Android spin – to revive and protect older phones and tablets alongside full-fat Linux options.
PLUS: Fedora Silver Blue, packaging formats …read more
Get your hot Pi projects here! Grab your Pis, Picos, soldering iron and start building cool maker projects from IoT smart home devices, tracking planes, create a live currency converter, discover NeoPixel control, choose a perfect case, get faster SD cards and more!
PLUS: plan and write …read more
Escape Windows Linux Format style! We guide the first time Linux user through the install maze to escape Microsoft to software freedom. Discover how you can run Linux anywhere, any how and any time with one of the best beginner-friendly options: Elementary OS!
PLUS: discover Distrobox, get …read more
Protect your browser privacy! Using Firefox, a bevvy of clever plugins and discovering the tricks and techniques used to track you we beat the trackers, stop the snoopers and stay safe online! We fire up the latest Tor 12 for complete online safety and explore Google Manifest …read more
Build the ultimate retro emulation gaming experience, relive your Amiga Basic days and explore the huge open source emulation world! Discover all the software to enjoy the classic computer days of the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga and more. We’ll even run a mainframe …read more
Hack your graphics card and discover the inner working of the Linux kernel graphics stack. Delve into the open source display driver world, from how windows get tiled to how compute is accelerated with GPGPU and raytracing is added to games.
PLUS: Automate GIMP actions, use GitPod …read more
Discover Ubuntu 22.04 LTS codenamed the Jammy Jellyfish! We unpack all the crucial new features (Gnome 42 and Wayland) and updates, how to get it installed and configured to perfection with an in-depth guide and complete review.
PLUS: get packing with Open Build …read more
Discover the open source world of streaming as we fire up Open Broadcaster Software, compile it for the Raspberry Pi and broadcast ourselves and our Linux desktops to the world on YouTube, Twitch and even our own self-hosted platform.
PLUS: Terminal CPU testing, Nomacs …read more
We have a new issue, and a new website, and a new server. Sort of. The archive is mostly up at running and hopefully it stays that way. If not it's the fault of Amazon Web Services. Meanwhile, behold our glorious new issue:
Escape Google Photos and create your own …read more