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Issue 271 (January 2021) - Linux on Laptops

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Get the perfect laptop Linux install! We guide you through the pitfalls and peculiarities of mobile kit to get a longer lasting, faster running, feature-rich mobile Linux experience. We’ll take Pop!_OS for a spin, try out UBPorts, Lineage OS and discard Chrome OS for something better.

PLUS: Jami video chat, fdisk explained, emulate the Amstrad CPC, play with Turing Machines, get better presentations, discover the Amiga AROS project, become a maintainer and loads more!

 Features

Answers

Booting, RAID, syncing (Neil Bothwick)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Linux on Laptops

(Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Package maintenance

(Michael Reed)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Coverdisc

DVD Pages

Pop!_OS 20.04, Fedora 33 (Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Hotpicks

Puddletag, Filmulator, Far2l, Dooble, MiniPaint, Straw viewer, Triangle, Pick2Hand, Zabuyaki, Flying Carpet, Bluedo (Alexander Tolstoy)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Tutorials

Node Red IoT

(Les Pounder)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

RasPi as a regular PC

use thy Pi as a daily driver (Christian Cawley)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

FDisk

Partition disks from the command line (Shashank Sharma)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Jami

Privacy focussed video chat (Nick Peers)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Ubuntu Tips

Updates, screenshots, USB sticks, more (Nick Peers)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Emulation

Run an Amstrad CPC464 (Les Pounder)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

ELK Geolocation

Where in the world are you? (Simon Quain)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Onlyoffice

Collaborative editing (Kseniya)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

AROS

Amiga nostalgia ahoy (John Knight)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

FIrefox

make it fast (Nick Peers)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 Coding Academy

Top-down racing game in Python

(Calvin Robinson)
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Turing machines

(Mike Bedford)
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 Reviews

PiKISS

Tweak your Pi (Les Pounder)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Ryzen 9 5900X

(Linux Format)
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Trisquel 9.0

Etiona (Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Ubuntu 20.10

Groovy Gorilla (Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

Brave web browser

(Jonni Bidwell)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

What the Golf

(Christopher Livingston)
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Presentation Software

Beamer, Calligra Stage, Google Slides, Sozi, LibreOffice Impress (Mike Bedford)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

 More

News: Pi News

Pi 400 design, stereooptics, Wio LCD screen (Les Pounder)
Available as a PDF to subscribers.

News: News

GitHub fight youtube-dl DMCA, Faster Firefox, Python BDFL joins Microsoft (Matt Hanson)
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