Linux Magazine #213 - Print Issue

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Issue #213: Mapping Tools – Create and edit digital maps with QGIS and QMapShack

This month's issue looks at Linux applications for viewing and customizing maps. You'll learn how to access and edit geospacial data with QGIS and QMapShack.

On the DVD: Fedora 28 Workstation and Manjaro XFCE 17.1.10

Linux Magazine #213 - Print Issue

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* Free Microblogging Software – You don't have sign away your privacy just to tell your friends about your life.
* Caddy – A useful little web server with an easy path to HTTPS.
* Turn to our MakerSpace section for nine cool Raspberry Pi projects, and visit LinuxVoice for music streaming and recipe collections.

* SUSE Forks Red Hat's Spacewalk Project
* openSUSE Leap 15 Announced
* SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 for Linux
* A New CentOS
* Sonic and Ultrasonic Signals Can Crash Your Hard Drive
* Microsoft Acquires GitHub

Kernel News
* Removing Dead Ports
* New Minimum GCC Version Jumping from 3.2 to 4.8
* Intel Considering Hardware Changes to Mitigate Security Flaws
* Enhancing Asymmetric Process Migration
* Protecting User's System Control

Gnome Foundation Founder
Gnome Foundation president Nuritzi Sanchez is on a quest for a new generation of users.

Create and display geospatial data with the versatile and popular QGIS.

QMapShack displays a wide variety of maps, making it easy to plan and manage your journeys.

Kubuntu 18.04
Kubuntu 18.04, which is built on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver, is the first long-term support release that includes the Plasma 5 desktop. This article looks at the latest Kubuntu and highlights some cool configuration tricks.

Free Microblogging Software
If you want to use social media and microblogging platforms, you do not need to leave your data sovereignty to external corporations. This month, we look at free decentralized software alternatives to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.

Command Line – Ogg Vorbis With the addition of its supporting utilities, Ogg Vorbis competes with other free audio formats.

Programming Snapshot – Python Scripts
Mike Schilli takes on the almost twothousand- year-old Chinese Rings puzzle. Instead of just jingling rings, he tries to find a solution with logical operators.

Caddy lets even the most inexperienced user set up a secure web server. 54 Charly – Raspberry Pi Whether you breathe easily or not depends on what is in the air. A particulate matter measurement provides clarity – and the Raspberry Pi can help.

ODROID-C2 vs. RPi3
The inexpensive ODROID-C2 module runs two to three times faster than a Raspberry Pi 3.

Handpicked Raspberry Pi Projects
The Raspberry Pi success story has inspired thousands of projects. We present a selection of Raspberry Pi gems for hobbyists and industrial users. 64 Open Hardware – RISC-V The new RISC-V chip could be a game changer in the open hardware field.

This month in Linux Voice.

Doghouse – FOSSH

Although Free and Open Source Software and Hardware is becoming more commonplace, the battle against closed source isn't over.

openSUSE Conference 2018
The openSUSE community assembles in Prague.

MPD and Cantata
The MPD server helps manage your music collection and even integrates external content.

Gnome Recipes
Cutting recipes out of magazines and attaching them to the fridge is a thing of the past. Today, Gnome Recipes is your friendly kitchen helper.

Graham looks at Gimp 2.10, Font Finder, Mixxx 2.1, SoundStage VR, VVave, and more!

Tutorial – odfgrep
Search LibreOffice and OpenOffice documents from the command line.

Tutorial – Kdenlive and ImageMagick
Take the tediousness out of animation by creating cool video effects and transitions.

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