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Issue 207 (February 2016) - Escape Windows 10

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Help friends, family and your work escape the clutches of Microsoft and flee to the warm, open embrace of Linux. We provide a huge guide and everything on the disc you need to get started.

Krita: open source art
We dive into the commercial creative and design worlds to see how open source software is really being used to create products, works of art and more.

Interview: Amy Boyle - Python in science

Plus: Master VirtualBox 5, Defend servers with Kali, Encode HD video, Build a OpenMediaVault NAS, The best Backup tools rated, Get started with MongoDB, Explore WebGL

 Features

Escape Windows 10

Had enough of Windows? Want to throw it and Microsoft out of the house? We explain how you can easily and quickly migrate you, your family and everyone to the world of Linux. (Nick Peers)

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Open-source Art

Discover how open source is being used to drive commercial artists. (Jim Thacker)

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Sysadmin

Part 2: ELK stack (Jolyon Brown)

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Interview: Of mice and Python

We talk to Amy Boyle (Jonni Bidwell)

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 Coverdisc

On the disc

Linux Mint 17.3, OpenSUSE LEAP 42.1 (Neil Bothwick)

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HotPicks

GIMP, Taglib, X.org Server, Wireshark, Airnef, ColorCode, OpenTTD, Dukto, Sylpheed, Nixnote2, Enlightenment (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

Build a low-power NAS

OpenMediaVault OMV (Mayank Sharma)

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x264 video encoding

(Nick Peers)

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VirtualBox 5

(Nick Peers)

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MongoDB: Native drivers

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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Kali Linux: security testing

(Mayank Sharma)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Scratch: Hack the GPIO

(Les Pounder)

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Zeroshell router

(Mayank Sharma)

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Tmux terminal multiplexer

(Neil Bothwick)

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 Coding Academy

WebGL

Create an audio visualiser in HTML5 (Linux Format)

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 Reviews

Samsung Pro 950

(Linux Format)

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Fedora Security Lab

(Afnan Rehman)

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HP Z840 workstation

(Linux Format)

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Vivaldi 1.0 Beta

(Nick Peers)

Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Pi-Top laptop kit

(Les Pounder)

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Backup tools

What's the best GUI-based backup tool? (Mayank Sharma)

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 More

News: News

Firefox OS, Chromebooks, Kernel 4.4, Replicant (Matt Hanson)

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News: Pi news

James Mitchell, Citrix thin client, Raspbian, Pi-top (Linux Format)

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