Set course for 2008: we speak to the biggest names in Linux, and reveal new features coming in Firefox, KDE and more!
Special double-distro disc: enhanced Ubuntu 7.10 and OpenSUSE 10.3 on our 8GB DVD
Hardware hacking made easy with the Arduino board
Reviewed and rated: Mandriva 2008 vs OpenSUSE 10.3 vs Ubuntu 7.10
Tutorials on choosing the right distro, fixing boot problems, securing your home directory, Perl coding and network booting
Join some of the biggest names in GNU/Linux - including Richard Stallman, Gael Duval and Jim Zemlin - for a look back at what the community has achieved over the last 100 issues of LXF, and what's still to come... (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Hardware hacking made easy
Any old geek can program software, but it takes some serious commitment to computers to want to program hardware. We show you how to get started with the Arduino board... (Paul Hudson) Click here to read!
Had it up to here with memos about the cover on your TPS reports? We explain why open source BI is no BS, and can make your boss a lot less pointy haired into the bargain... (Andy Hudson) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Ubuntu 7.10 and OpenSUSE 10.3
Massive double-sided 8GB DVD, featuring an exclusive, enhanced version of Ubuntu with KDE, KOffice, Xfce, AbiWord, development tools and more. Plus: OpenSUSE 10.3, 100 chapters from Apress books, Gnome 2.20, games and more (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Now that it's simple to put a Windows installation inside a virtual machine on your Linux desktop, can software such as this find a reason to live? (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
It's one of the most important Free Software projects around, yet most users don't try out the new features of each release. We ponder why... (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Feeling the need to hear a human voice, Andy downloads a selection of Linux Podcasts and settles down with a nice cup of tea. (Andy Hudson) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
News: Whatever happened to world domination?
Schools lead where others fear to tread. Plus: Adobe looks to the online office market; Red Hat and Novell sued by IP Innovation; Novell's OpenOffice.org 'fork'; Linspire 6.0 (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: Fedora turns 8
New online desktop, graphical firewall and artwork. Plus: Sidux 2007, Red Flag Linux 6.0, package versions for major distros (Ladislav Bodnar) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
What on Earth: Barcelona
Taking a break from his PC Plus and PC Format duties, hardware tweaking expert Jeremy makes his own unexpected Spanish inquisition... (Jeremy Laird) Available as a PDF to subscribers.