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Issue 270 (December 2020) - Hackers Manual 2020

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Defensive digital security is a worldwide, multibillion pound industry and largely has been built up, developed and runs on the back of open source and Linux software. So arm yourself with the tools and the hacking knowledge to defend your systems and train yourself as a white-hat hacker!

PLUS: Hacking distro Roundup, open source audiobooks, Atari ST emulation, get better RAW photos, build a Gaming PC, build an embedded system, build the RasPad 3, the best Ubuntu tools and more!

 Features

Hacker's manual 2020

Kali, ports, metasploit, dshield (Jonni Bidwell)
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Build a Linux gaming PC

(Linux Format)
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Chat Zulip

Excited by our recent interview with Zulip founder Tim Abbott, we install the Slack-beating chat system for ourselves, as Jonni Bidwell reports. (Jonni Bidwell)
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Answers

compile from source, XP-Pen, replace notepad, ubooting, raid (Neil Bothwick)
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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Kali Linux 2020.3 (Jonni Bidwell)
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Hotpicks

Nuclear Simplest Studio Crazydiskmark Flameshot Wol_qt Identity Sane-airscan Cycle Veloren Ventoy Koi (Alexander Tolstoy)
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 Tutorials

Build a meme generator with Python

(Les Pounder)
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Yocto - build and compile for embedded systems

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

Raspad3 - Build a RaspberryPi tablet

(Christian Cawley)
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Ubuntu top ten tools

(Nick Peers)
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agedu - manage disk space

(Shashank Sharma)
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Cozy - build the ultimate audiobook library

(Nick Peers)
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Emulate and code on the Atari ST

Hatari, Rastari, Stos (Les Pounder)
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Advanced RAW tricks

(Alexander Tolstoy)
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 Coding Academy

Metrics and visuals in Go

How to write a Go app that exposes Prometheus metrics and visualises the results in Grafana (Mihalis Tsoukalos)
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Code Snap in Python

(Calvin Robinson)
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 Reviews

FossaPup64 9.5

(Mayank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

(Linux Format)
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KaOS 2020.09

(Mayank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Quark 20.04

(Mayank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Open Media Vault 5.5.11

(Mayank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Crusader Kings 3

(Linux Format)
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Twister OS

(Les Pounder)
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Raspberry Pi 400

(Les Pounder)
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Hacker distros

BackBox 7 BlackArch 2020 2020 Parrot Security 4.10 Kali Linux Pentoo 2020 (Mayank Sharma)
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 More

News: News

Google vs Oracle over APIs, Apple CUPs, OTF firings, Librem 5 voting, pinebooks, Pro1-X (Matt Hanson)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

News: Pi news

Pi Compute Module 4, Dan Aldred (Les Pounder)
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