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  1. Linux Format 295

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    Build the ultimate retro emulation gaming experience, relive your Amiga Basic days and explore the huge open source emulation world! Discover all the software to enjoy the classic computer days of the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga and more. We’ll even run a mainframe …

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  2. Linux Format 294

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    Linux Mint 21 is here and it’s awesome! We show you not only how to get it installed but how you can multi-boot it with Windows and a plethora of other Linux distros! Along the way discovering Logical Volume Management, delve into the UEFI system and …

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  3. Linux Format 293

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    Get into coding, the fun way! We take you by the hand and guide you through your first space invaders project, explaining the coding principles, what editor to use, how Git can help and taking your first steps writing your own code and controlling physical Pi projects …

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  4. Linux Format 292

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    Hack your graphics card and discover the inner working of the Linux kernel graphics stack. Delve into the open source display driver world, from how windows get tiled to how compute is accelerated with GPGPU and raytracing is added to games.

    PLUS: Automate GIMP actions, use GitPod …

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  5. Linux Format 291

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    We accelerate our virtual machines with GPU power, use Vagrant to manage and spin up many containers and open our Gnome Boxes full of distros! Linux is the perfect platform for top VM performance, we explore how you can get the most from open source virtualisation!

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  6. Linux Format 290

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    Unleash the open source hacking toolkit that’s just waiting for you to discover at the heart of every distro. From the basics of ping to the intricacies of nmap, we explore how you can hone your network hacking skills and take advantage of dedicated toolkits.

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  7. Linux Format 289

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    Discover Ubuntu 22.04 LTS codenamed the Jammy Jellyfish! We unpack all the crucial new features (Gnome 42 and Wayland) and updates, how to get it installed and configured to perfection with an in-depth guide and complete review.

    PLUS: get packing with Open Build …

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  8. Linux Format 288

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    Become a master maker with our essential Pi projects! We take you from the basics of installing the OS and getting started with lighting up LEDs, to the heights of analogue controls and tracking aircraft with a custom receiver and web-based live maps.

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  9. Linux Format 287

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    Compile, optimise, minify – we help you build your own Linux kernel and do unspeakable things to its poor source code by crushing it through the GCC and spitting out custom kernels for you to play with! It’s easier than you think and fun …

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  10. Linux Format 286

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    Secure your VPN and truly hide your online tracks! We explore how VPNs work, how you can run your own using WireGuard, why you shouldn’t blindly trust commercial VPNs, what the Mozilla VPN is all about and just where Tor fits into all …

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  11. Linux Format 285

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    Combat malware the only way we know how with a Tux attack! We investigate malware attack vectors, how ransomware infiltrates systems and how we’ve gone from floppy disk boot viruses to drive-by web browser exploits, so you can better protect your systems.

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  12. Linux Format 284

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    Let us entertain you with an all-powerful Pi-powered media centre! Snuggle up in front of the big screen and enjoy LibreELEC with Kodi 19 inside pumping out all your 4K HDR streaming fun with music, photos and gaming libraries and a bit of adaptive …

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  13. Linux Format 283

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    Fedora VS Ubuntu which has the strongest opening game? We pit these grandmasters head to head and find out.With Ubuntu 21.10 and Fedoras 35 released we compare both distros games to see which is playing stronger and how the other can improve …

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  14. Linux Format 282

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    Discover how Linux loves Windows as we get a full native Linux desktop up and running inside of Windows 11 using the latest WSL 2.0. Let's tempt more users to the Linux side of the force by showing them how easy Linux is …

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  15. Linux Format 281

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    Put the personal touch on your Linux distro as we help you customise Mint 20.2 with new desktops, new settings and loads more. Get started with easy desktop hopping, making Plasma play nice with Wayland, tweaking Cinnamon to work how you like and …

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  16. Linux Format 280

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    The Linux kernel is 30-years old, come celebrate with us as we explore how it went from the bedroom project of a young Finnish university student to running the world! We take you through the early development, how distros evolved and so much more …

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  17. Linux Format 279

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    Discover the open source world of streaming as we fire up Open Broadcaster Software, compile it for the Raspberry Pi and broadcast ourselves and our Linux desktops to the world on YouTube, Twitch and even our own self-hosted platform.

    PLUS: Terminal CPU testing, Nomacs …

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  18. Linux Format 278

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    CentOS is dead, long live CentOS! We’re building better, faster servers with the next generation of distros, powering us along is CentOS Stream and the all-new Rocky Linux. We explore why the change happened, how to switch and is Rocky Linux the way …

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  19. Linux Format 277

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    Ubuntu 21.04 is out and so are we!

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    Try the latest release of Ubuntu 21.04 and learn to whoop for Wayland! Take the next-gen display protocol for a spin and see what the future promises. The latest build of Ubuntu is on …

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  20. Zero-th post

    We have a new issue, and a new website, and a new server. Sort of. The archive is mostly up at running and hopefully it stays that way. If not it's the fault of Amazon Web Services. Meanwhile, behold our glorious new issue:

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    Escape Google Photos and create your own …

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