Cover Theme: Privacy – Safe surfing with Tails
DVD Theme: GeckoLinux (64-bit Live) and Android-x86 (32-bit Live)
This month you’ll learn about Tails – the easiest path to the Tor anonymity network – and you’ll discover some tools for private communication, including Signal and Bitmessage.
• KDE Connect – a cool tool for syncing your phone with the KDE desktop (page 48).
• Amazon Web Services run your homegrown programs in Amazon’s popular cloud (page 52).
Plus plenty more in LinuxVoice, including a look at what’s ahead for the Linux faithful in 2017 (page 63).
Cover Theme: Network Storage Distros – Who needs an expensive appliance?
DVD Theme: openSUSE Leap 42.2 (64-bit Install) and Fedora 25 Workstation (64-bit Live)
This month we show you how to set up a network-attached storage system with a Raspberry Pi and explore the latest release of KDE’s Plasma Desktop.
- Spam-Detecting Neural Network – Create a homebuilt neural network using Google’s TensorFlow library, and train it to look for spammers (page 37).
- Image Recognition – The Perlmeister extracts action sequences from surveillance videos using the OpenCV image recognition tool (page 52).
Also, lots more at Linux Voice, including a look at the innovative GoboLinux and a study of Linux auditing tools.
Cover Theme: Diaspora – Social Networking Without Big Brother or Big Data
DVD Theme: Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop and Ubuntu Mate 16.10 Desktop
This month we show you social networking the FOSS way with Diaspora and examine a couple Linux distros that will ease the transition from Windows to Linux.
- Debian LTS – the quintessential Free Linux gets long-term support – find out how they did it.
- Z-Wave – use this wireless IoT protocol to automate smart devices in your home.
Our friends at Linux Voice have another great issue, with tutorials on Wine and Collectd, as well as an illuminating look at 20 years of KDE.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.
One out of three virtual machines on Microsoft Azure Cloud run Linux.
The form factor of the board makes it a drop-in replacement for Raspberry Pi.
Makes it easier for customers to move workloads into container-centric applications.
SUSE’s answer to container-centric operating systems.
Linux 4.9 is the biggest release in terms of number of commits.
The latest version of the official RHEL clone is here.