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Issue 212 (July 2016) - Issue 212 (July 2016) – Hack! Code! Build!

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The best Linux applications in 2016. We dive into the mountains of open source software and pluck out 100 must-have tools for your Linux desktop. Also this issue, we help you get organised with our Roundup of personal information managers.

PLUS:
Improve your documents
Monitor your systems
Edit video and audio
Secure your PCs

 Features

Best Linux apps 2016

A whole lot of software goes unnoticed by the majority of Linux users. We've plucked a fistful of gems from obscurity, as well as the big number projects you just can't live without. (Mayank Sharma)

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SIP fraud – How exposed are you?

David explains the risks associated with the modern VoIP world and offers practical advice on how to reduce your exposure to SIP fraud. (David Mitchell)

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Interview: MakerFaire UK: Mitch Altman, Ian simmons and Jon Stockhill

We sample the delights of MakeFaire UK and talk to the people shaping the community. (Les Pounder)

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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Kubuntu 16.04 (64-bit), Lubuntu 16.04 (32-bit), Xubuntu 16.04 (32-bit) and 4MLinux 17.0 (32-bit) (Neil Bothwick)

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LXF212 HotPicks

Our rambunctious Russian slogs through the snowy wasteland of the Interweb, pausing only to chip ice from his grizzled chin, in search of the best in free and open source software: Qupzilla, Mutt, Pandoc, Wego, Alexandra, PCManFM, sk1, DeSmuME, Simutrans, (Alexander Tolstoy)

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 Tutorials

Terminal basics

Discover how to get useful information about your system and its hardware with the help of the Terminal. (Nick Peers)

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Graphics

Get the best performance in the latest games on Linux. (Afnan Rehman)

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3D Printers

We've built a 3D printer, now it's time to look at the software and skills you need to design and print your own models. (Alastair Jennings)

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ReStructuredText

We highlight the beauty and power of pure text workflow. (James Hunt)

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Explorer HAT Pro

An introduction to the Explorer HAT Pro and how it can be used to create fun and exciting new experiments. (Les Pounder)

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Docker on the Pi

It's everywhere, so why not on your Raspberry Pi. (Jonni Bidwell)

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 Coding Academy

Rust

Learn how to to use file I/O in your Rust programs for such things as processing text files. (Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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Fuzz

The art of dynamic code analysis, where force-feeding your programs various flavours and shapes of junk data can make it much healthier. (Jonni Bidwell)

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 Reviews

Bq Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet

(Neil Mohr)

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KaOS 2016.03

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Kubuntu 16.04

(Jonni Bidwell)

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OpenIndiana

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Tomb Raider

(Linux Format)

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Western Digital PiDrive

(Les Pounder)

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Personal Information Managers

Evolution, Kontact, Makagiga, Mozilla Lightning and Osmo (Mayank Sharma)

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 More

News: we cover

Mint 18 is coming, EFF worries about the web, Firefox is building tomorrow and wants your help. (Matt Hanson)

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News: Pi user

Raspbian gets a Bluetooth update, VNC Pi and Pi USA (Les Pounder)

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