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Issue 239 (August 2018) - Escape the Cloud

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Flee Facebook, get away from Google, abandon Amazon and keep your data private with our Escape The Cloud guide. Discover the open source services that give you back control over your data and details, from instant messages to social media, there are safe, secure and private options just waiting for you to try and we show you how!
We also look at the best and easiest back-up solutions, chat about kernel driver support, explore distros that shun Systemd for SysV init, build a home multi-room audio system, set up OwnCloud servers, get started with VirtualBox, learn LibreOffice Basic and loads more!

 Features

Escape the Cloud!

Cloudy with a chance of privacy. (Jonni Bidwell)

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Going SysV init

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Answers

Using Knoppix, FAT SD cards, finding Pi, using Rsync (Jonni Bidwell)

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Interview: Transforming the Kernel

Julia Lawall (Jonni Bidwell)

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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Trisquel Mini 8, OpenSUSE Leap 15 KDE, Sparky Linux 5.3 LXQt, Devuan 2.0 RC (Neil Bothwick)

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Hotpicks

LxQt, Chafa, qBittorrent, X.org, Krusader, Cronopete, Bottles, Xpiks, Coolreader, Cow’s Revenge, Mindustry (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

Detect colours

(Les Pounder)

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Build a mini model drive in cinema

(Sean Conway)

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Multi-room audio

(Nick Peers)

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Terminal: grep

(Shashank Sharma)

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NextCloud 13

(Jonni Bidwell)

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LibreOffice Basic

(Bob Moss)

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Get a perfect Dell XPS 13

(Stuart Burns)

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Virtual Box

(Neil Mohr)

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 Coding Academy

Tracking mood with sentiment analysis

(Dan Frost)

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Build your own Wordpress plug-ins

(Kent Elchuk)

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 Reviews

Octocam

(Les Pounder)

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OnePlus 6

(Linux Format)

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AMD Ryzen 2600

(Jeremy Laird)

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Netgear ReadyNAS 422

(Linux Format)

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Flint OS 3.2

(John Knight)

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Phoenix OS 2.6.4.414

(John Knight)

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Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire

(Linux Format)

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Back-up tools

(Shashank Sharma)

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 More

News: News

Microsoft acquires GitHub, Tesla releases driving code, Encrypted emails doubts, Valve Steam Link, Linux 4.17 (Matt Hanson)

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News: Pi news

Nicholas Tollervey, Scouts Pi badge, Save Nemo project, Bsynth Super (Les Pounder)

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