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Issue 210 (May 2016) - Hack your Desktop!

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It's finally the year of the Linux desktop, why? Because we're going to build the ultimate desktop environment, tailoring every part so it's perfect. From Gnome to KDE we look at how you can get an ideal desktop set up, adding widgets, getting the right look and ensuring it works just how you want it to.

Plus:
Protect yourself – we delve into the Fedora Security Suite
GNU Plot – the awesome big-data graphing tool
Pi R2D2 – still Star Wars mad? Build a Pi-powered R2D2
Collaborative editing – discover the best ways to share and edit, together, awww
Build a PC – how to configure the most powerful Linux PC ever!
Pi is exactly 4! - we report back from the big birthday bash at Pi HQ

 Features

Hack your Desktop!

(Mayank Sharma)

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BBC micro:bit

We take a look at the new BBC micro:bit (Alastair Jennings)

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Sysadmin

Prometheus (Jolyon Brown)

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Interview: Raspberry Pi is 4 party!

(Les Pounder)

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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

13 Desktop Ubuntu, Window Maker Live, ArchBang 2016 (Neil Bothwick)

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Hotpicks

LibreOffice, Retroshare, Htop, FromScratch, Notes-up, MComix, Logwatch Raincat Pop, Pop, Win! Wammu, Cellwriter (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

BBC micro:bit

How to get started with the BBC micro:bit (Alastair Jennings)

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Pi 3: Hack in Bluetooth

(Les Pounder)

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Build an R2-D2

(Les Pounder)

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Multi-user

(Neil Bothwick)

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Fedora Security Suite

(Afnan Rehman)

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GnuPlot

(Rafeeq Rehman)

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NAS on the cheap

(Alex Campbell)

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Terminal: files and folders

(Nick Peers)

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 Coding Academy

Rust

Get started with Rust - part 1 (Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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Swift projects

Take your Swift further with our second project. (Paul Hudson)

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 Reviews

Raspberry Pi 3

(Les Pounder)

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Ubuntu Mate 15.10

(Les Pounder)

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Chakra 2016.02

(Jonni Bidwell)

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FairPhone 2

(Linux Format)

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Flexihub

(Nick Peers)

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SuperHot

(Linux Format)

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Tiny Core 7.0

(Jonni Bidwell)

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ReactOS 0.4

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Collaborative editors

(Mayank Sharma)

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 More

News: Pi news

Pi severs, Pi Scumm, Pi WD drivers. (Les Pounder)

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