Pinhole photography with the HQ Camera
Interchangeable lenses enable us to experiment with that historical curiosity, the pinhole camera, Mike Bedford shows you how.
Linux Mint 20.2
Jonni Bidwell is running low on mint metaphors and time, but the promise of some budget mojito mix expedited this review.
Management love a tough negotiation but not with the staff, so Sam Greer will be getting a quick visit from the LXF shock troops right about now…
IT'S A VIRTUAL SERVERWORLD
From his caravan in a field in North Wales, David Rutland takes you on a touring holiday through the world of virtual private servers.
Going back to 8-bit with the Atari 800
Les Pounder goes back to a time before E.T. cartridges were buried in the desert and 48KB was considered lots of RAM.
CUSTOMISE MINT 2O!
Linux Mint is fantastic, but it’s also flexible, malleable and tweakable. Jonni Bidwell shows you how to truly make it your own.
Get better Steam and Proton gaming
Michael Reed looks at what it takes to run a large variety of games under Steam, including those designed to run on Windows.
Create, edit and use custom mapping data
If you like Google Maps you’re going to love QGIS. Mike Bedford shows you how to get started and introduces some of its functionality.
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
The AMD APU makes a more-than-welcome return for Chris Szewczyk.
BEST STRATEGY GAME - 0 A.D.
Version: 0.24 Web: https://play0ad.com
BEST SIMULATION GAME - OpenTTD
Version: 1.11.2 Web: www.openttd.org
BEST GNOME APP - Lutris
Version: 0.5.8 Web: https://lutris.net
Maximise the power of VirtualBox networking
Stuart Burns builds upon the powerful components of advanced VirtualBox networking with this second instalment of stress-saving tips.
Read RSS feeds direct from the terminal
Focus on what’s important in the world and cut out all those cat meme distractions with Neil Mohr and a terminal-based text-only news reader.
Set up Sense HAT inputs in Scratch 3
Les Pounder shows how to obtain data and control sprites using the Sense HAT add-on board with Scratch 3.
Raspberry Pi PoE+ HAT
Les Pounder thought the PoE+ HAT was new headwear inspired by the dashing Star Wars hero Poe Dameron. Unfortunately, it is not.
CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF LINUX!
How a 21-year-old’s bedroom coding project took over the world and a few other things along the way.
Pi Foundation boosts computer education
Research project aims to further enhance the stellar educational outcomes from the Pi Foundation
Manage files and more
Midnight Commander can do more than just copy, move or delete files. Some would argue that it’s as versatile as Shashank Sharma.
Koozali SME Server 10
Mayank Sharma has a particular fondness for point-and-click server distributions that roll out in a jiffy and don’t eat into his leisure time.
Always on the hunt for distros that can help him reel in users to Linux, Mayank Sharma finds one that matches his sensibilities.
RESCUE & REPAIR
Fixit-bot Jonni Bidwell reveals how rescue distros can quickly diagnose and cure diverse Linux problems.
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
Nvidia’s latest Ti takes aim at AMD’s RX 6800, reveals Jacob Ridley.
BEHIND THE VPN VEIL
If you take your privacy seriously you need to take VPNs seriously. David Rutland goes off the record, on the QT and very hush-hush.
RASPBERRY Pi STREAMING
Camera-shy Jonni Bidwell conquers his fears as he harnesses the power of OBS Studio to stream live to his, er, three followers.
Venom Linux 2.1
Trying to punch above his weight, Mayank Sharma finally finds a source-based distro that’ll satiate his need to run a source-based distro.
Tribblix Milestone 25
Poking his nose where he’s not supposed to, Mayank Sharma finds himself inside a Solaris variant that he just can’t seem to shake off.
Management doesn’t much like epic storytelling of heroic deeds – even if it is around the watercooler – so Sin Vega is in a lot of trouble.
THE X FILES
Jonni Bidwell wants to know why a middle-aged display server is still at the heart of the Linux desktop.