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Issue 279 (Summer 2021) - Raspberry Pi Streaming

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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 image editor, VirtualBox network basics, emulate the Acorn Electron, build a Docusaurus, VPNs exposed, open source office suites, build a securer web apps, design PCBs, get more from the Pi HQ Camera and more!

 Features

Raspberry Pi Streaming

Camera shy Jonni Bidwell conquers his fears as he harnesses the power of open source to live-stream his extravagant lifestyle. (Jonni Bidwell)
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Behind the VPN veil

If you take your privacy seriously then you need to take virtual private networks seriously. David Rutland goes off the record, on the QT and very hush-hush. (David Rutland)
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Repair and restore

Fixit-bot Jonni Bidwell activates a hand-picked selection of rescue distros to diagnose and cure diverse Linux problems. (Jonni Bidwell)
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Answers

VPN audio notifications are reactivated, group password management advice and how to run Linux from a USB stick. Plus systemd timers are explained. (Neil Bothwick)
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 Coverdisc

DVD pages

Rescue toolkit: Clonezilla, Rescuezilla, SystemRescue, Zorin OS 15.3 (32-bit) (Jonni Bidwell)
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Hotpicks

Alexander Tolstoy ignores the pain of Russia crashing out of Euro 2020 by providing the lastest FOSS gems, including Inkscape, Maestrial, Cinnamon, Qmplay2, GitQlient, Gifski, FreeTube, Open Surge, Quantum Game 2, YOGA and Cpufetch. (Alexander Tolstoy)
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 Tutorials

Terminal: S-TUI

(Shashank Sharma)
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Nomacs

(Nick Peers)
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VirtualBox networks

(Stuart Burns)
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OnlyOffice DMS connectivity

(Kseniya)
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Emulation: Acorn Electron

(Les Pounder)
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Docusaurus - cloud based docs

(Jamie Munro)
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Build robots with Scratch

(Les Pounder)
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Pi HQ Camera - take better photos

(Mike Bedford)
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Breadboards

(Mike Bedford)
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 Coding Academy

Web apps: Static analysis development

(Tim Armstrong)
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Manipulate data with Pandas

(Mihalis Tsoukalos)
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 Reviews

GeForce RTX 3070 Ti

(Linux Format)
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Koozali SME Server 10

(Mayank Sharma)
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MakuluLinux LinDoz

(Mayank Sharma)
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Venom Linux 2.1

(Mayank Sharma)
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Tribblix Milestone 25

(Mayank Sharma)
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WilderMyth

(Linux Format)
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Arduino IDE 2.0 Beta 7

(Les Pounder)
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Office suites

LibreOffice 7.1, OnlyOffice 6.2, WPS Office 2019 11.1, FreeOffice 2018 r982, Calligra 3.2.1 (Michael Reed)
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 More

News: News

Will Windows 11 play nice with Linux? AMD releases open source upscaling tech, the only community-owned CentOS alternative makes its debut, while Intel makes a $2 billion offer for a semiconductor startup. (Matt Hanson)
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News: Pi news

The Pi Pico hooks up with a Rust OS, plus Windows 11 on the Pi and floppies return! With Katie Dumont. (Les Pounder)
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News: Kernel Watch

(Jon Masters)
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