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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 the LXFDVD and we have a full guide to its new features and getting to grips with Wayland on your graphics hardware.
PLUS: USB guard, Jellyfin media server, Blender physics, emulate the Dragon 32, create Magic Eye photos, handle time series data with Python, get a better 3D modeller, relive Prestel days and loads more!
Before super-fast broadband, before Web 2.0, before Web 1.0 there was Prestel. Mike Bedford reveals the online data service that pre-dated the WWW by more than a decade. (Mike Bedford) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Linux Formats new $HOME
Jonni Bidwell has one month to save Linux Format’s web presence. He claims that he didn’t sign up for this. Fate has other ideas… (Jonni Bidwell) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Piping DVD streams over a network, VPN configuration, mounting your drives each boot, building code with Python, Android transfers and looking into dd. (Neil Bothwick) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
There are shenanigans afoot with some kernel commits and people are not happy! Google gets told to FLoC off, a million kernel commits, Apple M1 GPU driver progress, a new Spectre issue arises and more chess!
(Matt Hanson) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
News: Pi news
The Compute Module 4 gets released in a 4K signage card from NEC, a novel way to add more GPIOs to a Pi 4 and the Wi-Fi
add-on that’s coming for the Pi Pico. (Les Pounder) Available as a PDF to subscribers.