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Issue 219 (January 2017) - Your perfect Linux install

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It’s time to get into Linux with your perfect Linux install! We remove the veil of secrecy that surrounds the world of Linux to expose the fleshy Tux shaped penguin underbelly for all to enjoy. So get running Linux today. Then go further with:
The fastest Linux PC - for under £500
Mozilla Fest 2016 - we report live, well, as much as we can
Lightweight distros - the best low-memory, high-speed distros
Snapper - the ultimate backup
Wayland - the next-gen graphics stack
Git - we introduce the version control system
Nmap - probe ports and exploit them
Python - fractals and text processing
Sailfish OS - the next big open source mobile OS


 Features

Build the fastest Linux PC!

For under 500 pounds... (Zak Storey)

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Get into Linux

The ideal beginners guide to getting into Linux. (Jonni Bidwell)

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Inside Jolla and Sailfish OS

(Linux Format)

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Hotpicks

Krusader Digikam Neural Enhance Tuxguitar Devilspie2 Kup, Homebank Featherpad Spek Mouse Boat Freeciv (Alexander Tolstoy)

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Administeria

Red Hat GlusterFS (Jolyon Brown)

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Interview: Mozilla Festival (MozFes) 2016

(Les Pounder)

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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Fedora 25, Manjaro 16.10, antiX 16, Bodhi 4.0 (Neil Bothwick)

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 Tutorials

Python: Disco light controller

(Les Pounder)

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TalkiePi make a walkie-talkie

(Nate Drake)

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Graphviz

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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Snapper

(Shashank Sharma)

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Wayland

(Mats Tage Axelsson)

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Enviromental variables

(Nick Peers)

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 Coding Academy

Fractals

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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Python SQLite 3

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)

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 Reviews

ZeroSeg

(Les Pounder)

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Bodhi Linux 4.0

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Mad Max

(Christopher Livingston)

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Jolla C phone

(Alexander Tolstoy)

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GamePad Digitla XD (GPD XD)

(John Knight)

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OnePlus 3

(Linux Format)

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Zorin OS 12 Core

(Jonni Bidwell)

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Lightweight distros

antiX, Bunsen Labs, Cub Linux, LXLE, Watt OS (Mayank Sharma)

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 More

News: News

2016 was awful, Microsoft joins the Linux foundation, Lenovo sorts its BIOS, HDDs are ace. (Matt Hanson)

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News: Pi news

Dr Eben Upton CBE, SUSE 64-bit, Hotspot Pis (Les Pounder)

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