New! Visit our Linux User & Developer archive (work in progress).

Click here to see all available PDFs. Note: PDFs are (C) Future Publishing and may not be redistributed without permission from the editor. Subscribers: click here to get access to more PDFs and full issues!

(Click for larger image)

Issue 265 (August 2020) - Next-gen distros

Click here to get the just the source code used in tutorials

Discover the next-generation of Linux distro: easier to use, faster than ever, cutting-edge feature and beautifully designed. A new generation of Linux user is demanding and building distros that are better than ever, so jump on board and discover what you’re missing out on.

PLUS: the best file managers tested, the Purism Librem 5 tested, dive inside modern browsers, build a Pi animation box, stream Google Stadia to the Pi, build an ebook, simulate Arduino and loads more!

 Features

Next-gen distros

(Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Browser Wars 2020

As Google Chrome crushes all its browser competition, Neil Mohr takes an in-depth look at what makes a modern browser tick. (Neil Mohr)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Open Britannia

Linux Format puts on its clean shirt and trousers to go on a VoIP call with Amanda Brock and discuss OpenUK, influencing government policy and how old we all are. (Chris Thornett)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Answers

multi-grub booting, evil itunes, crash logs (Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Ebooks, Linux Lite 5.0 and Pop!_OS 20.04 (Linux Format)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Hotpicks

Inkscape, Worker, Birdfont, PeaZip, Mermaid, Zeal, Mixxx, Stella, BZFlag, TheSSS, Eqonomize (Neil Mohr)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Tutorials

Manage files with nnn

(Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Simulate Ardino circuits

(Mats Tage Axelsson)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Build ebooks with Sigil

(Nick Peers)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

System monitoring with Netdata

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Google Stadia on the Pi

(Christian Cawley)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Stop-motion animaton with the Pi

(Les Pounder)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Coding Academy

Data plotting with D3.js

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Create Pac-Man in Python

(Calvin Robinson)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Reviews

Mabox Linux 20.02

(Mayank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

DXT2 1.2

(Mayank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Purism Librem 5

(Christian Cawley)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Intel Frost Canyon NUC

(Stuart Burns)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Lair of the Clockwork God

(Linux Format)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

LED Strip HAT Mini

(Les Pounder)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

File managers

4Pane, Dolphin, Krusader, Midnight Commander, Ranger (Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 More

News: Newsdesk

European Parliament supports FOSS, Tux powers SpaceX, Lenovo embraces Linux, GNOME settles case (Linux Format)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

News: Pi news

Raspbian is dead, official Ubuntu, official 64-bit (Linux Format)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

News: Kernel news

Kernel 5.7 release (Jon Masters)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.