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Also Consider
The Asset Forge developer also offers a cheaply priced voxel editing tool called KenShape (https://tools.kenney.nl/ kenshape). It’s fun to play around with, but limited by the fact that all objects need to be symmetrical on at least one axis. Zoxel (
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Kernel Watch
Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux 5.12. Among the new features is support for ID mapping in mounts, which means that users can change the apparent ownership of files on a permountpoint basis without having to use the chown command. This i
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User Interface
Your levels of enjoyment and productivity spent creating objects in 3D is directly related to the usability of the graphical interface. Prepare to take the fun-factor down a notch if the program’s user interface is awkward. In addition, every 3D prog
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Answers
I would like to do be able to build DVD-R images with genisoimage on one computer and burn them with wodim on another computer, a “burnerpc”. I build a ~/DATA.iso genisoimage. When I copy it to the burnerpc with scp and then go there via ssh then I c
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Raspberry Pi news
The Compute Module 4 is powering a commercial signage solution from NEC at 4K resolutions. When the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 appeared, we speculated that one possible reason was commercial demand for 4K output that the previous module lacked. A
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Filesystem Errors
“One fact of life is that file systems fail. Detecting errors over a fleet of servers is tricky since there’s no generic way to monitor different filesystems in the Linux kernel without peeking at dmesg and filtering through thousands of messages of
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Prestel’s Legacy
It’s interesting to consider how Prestel might have impacted the development of the web and, in so doing, provided a legacy for today’s online society. We might think it could have created an appetite for an online data service, which fuelled the dev
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Mu Code Editor
Mu is a coding environment aimed at those new to coding. It looks great, is simple to use and most of all it isn’t scary. When we start to learn coding, we don’t need the big bloaty IDEs that sport useful, if daunting features. We want to write code
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It’s About Time… Series
A time series T is a time-ordered sequence of numbers. Time series can come with a time stamp, or they may not contain any time-related information. The time series mentioned in this tutorial don’t contain any date or time information, but they’re st
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Quick Tip
Euclidean distance is the most common method of calculating distances. The main advantage of Euclidean distance is that it’s easy to understand and fast to calculate. However, Euclidean distance’s levels of accuracy may not be enough for certain situ
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University Banned For ‘Hypocrite Commits’
The University of Minnesota has been banned from contributing to the Linux kernel after two researchers from the institution were discovered deliberately submitting patches with flaws. Qiushi Wu and Kangjie Lu’s paper (http://bit.ly/LXF277Paper) reve
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Decoding An Autostereogram
If you’re one of those people who just can’t manage to train their eyes to see Magic Eye images, you’d be excused for being sceptical that there are 3D objects hidden in them at all. However, even if you don’t have the knack, here’s a way of proving
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Gettin’ Shady With Shaders
Start a new scene and click the default cube. Set the Viewport Shading mode to Material Preview. Click the Shading tab at the top of the viewport to switch to the shader editor. Stretch the dividing line in the middle of the screen upwards to make th
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Test-drive Ubuntu In Virtualbox
If you’d like to give Ubuntu a more thorough test drive without committing an entire PC (or setting up a dual-boot system) to it, then the next logical step is to run it inside a virtual machine (VM). The obvious tool for the job is VirtualBox (www.v
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Fedora 34
Unlike the Ubuntu 21.04 release (see page 21), Fedora 34 took the plunge to become the first mainstream distro to bundle Gnome 40. The jump from v3.38 to v40 might appear gigantic, but is mostly due to the desktop environment looking to simplify its
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Blast The Evil Mutant Space Bats
Continuing our Scratch projects, and after blasting off from the planet of the evil space aliens we’ve now landed on a mysterious planet with evil space bats, intent on eating our space food rations. To stop the bats from eating our food we need to S
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Linux On Apple’s M1 Makes Headway
As we reported in LXF273, there are efforts to bring Linux to Apple’s new line of MacBooks, Mac minis and iMacs, which are powered by the company’s M1 chip. That work is still ongoing, and according to a new blog post (http://bit.ly/LXF277M1GPU), the
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Fit A Raspberry Pi 4 Inside A Custom Case
With up to 8GB of RAM, USB 3.0, a quad-core CPU and dual-band WiFi5, the Raspberry Pi 4 is the first iteration that can deliver a consistent, reliable desktop experience. But to fulfil that potential, you need a desktop case with space for additional
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Quick Tip
If you want to jump to a specific function in the code, instead of scrolling through lines and lines of code, just use the IDE’s search function (if it has one). It’s usually invoked by pressing (Ctrl+F). Type in your search term and then click the S
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Wayland Strikes Back
The headline new feature in Ubuntu 21.04 is that Wayland has been restored as the default windowing system. After one previous failed attempt to replace the ageing – if trusty – Xorg server back in Ubuntu 17.10, the folk at Canonical hope that second
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Important Notice!
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Build A Better Linux Server
Discover the best ways to run your virtualised systems on your Linux box. From Qemu to VirtualBox, we test ‘em all. Take your first steps into prototyping with breadboards and PCB stripboards and test-drive your own home-grown circuits. Everything’s
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Escuelas Linux 6.13
Escuelas Linux (derived from Escuela, which stands for school in Spanish) is an educational distro that’s designed for all kinds of educational settings, and includes apps that’ll suit everyone from preschoolers to high school students. Surprisingly,
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And More!
Advanced Bash Scripting Guide Go further with shell scripting. Bash Guide for Beginners Get to grips with the basics of Bash scripting. Bourne Shell Scripting First steps in shell scripting. The Cathedral and the Bazaar Eric S. Raymond’s classic t
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Get A Next-gen Media Server Up And Running
Want the best features of Plex and Emby without the cost (or closed-source components)? Then take a look at Jellyfin (https://jellyfin.org), which has come on leaps and bounds from a simple fork of the last open-source Emby release (3.5). While Jelly
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Block All USB Storage Devices
The USBGuard utility should be sufficient for most users. But it’s also possible to permanently disable the use of all USB storage devices. The easiest way to do this is to use the blacklist.conf file to prevent the use of USB storage devices: When
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Google’s FLoC Gets Frosty Reception
Cookies – those little digital breadcrumb trails that track and identify you on the internet – are becoming ever less popular, and while that’s good news on the whole, Google is looking to replace them with FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts) in its
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Verdict
DEVELOPER: Four Quarters WEB: https://loophero.com PRICE: £12.49 GAMEPLAY 8/10 GRAPHICS 7/10 LONGEVITY 8/10 VALUE 9/10 The spirit of early-90s fantasy games, cleverly revived in an original and digestible form. Rating 8/10 ■
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Testing Times
“Going into this month, one expected the most contentious topic to remain the fallout from Richard Stallman’s return to the Free Software Foundation, and the continued exodus of various members of important projects. However, the biggest story this
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