Which desktop is best for you? With KDE 4 here at last, we put the heavyweights head-to-head!
Get your Windows software working on Linux - use LXF's Wine secrets
Jazz up your Arduino hardware projects with sound effects
On our 4GB DVD: a complete Linux starter kit with Ubuntu 7.10 and 92 PDF pages of newcomer-friendly tutorials. Plus: KDE 4 Live, FreeBSD 6.3, and 50 other programs...
Tutorials on photo management, audio editing, distro updates and LDAP servers
Gnome vs KDE
KDE 4 is here - should the competition be worried? We stack it up against Gnome, comparing desktop features, core programs and internet apps. (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
LXF's Wine secrets
Tasty beverage, useful in cooking and a great way to run Windows applications on Linux - we explain all you need to know about Wine. (Joe Cassels) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Linux in America
From a classroom in Finland to global domination, Linux is making it big everywhere. We uncover the next step in the push for global domination - how Linux is invading America. (John Brandon) Click here to read!
Arduino hardware hacking
Part 2 - The game we built last month was silent, so now we'll start generating audio with an Arduino board and a speaker. (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Interview: Robin Rowe
The CinePaint lead developer describes Hollywood's 3D animation and visual effects houses as an upside-down world, where Linux rules the roost and other platforms just don't cut it. (Daniel James) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Linux starter kit, KDE 4 Live, FreeBSD 6.3
New to Linux? Our 92-page PDF guide and Ubuntu 7.10 distro will get you going painlessly. Plus: try KDE 4 this second with our Live distro, and FreeBSD 6.3 for some hardcore Unix action. (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Do small business owners need Windows to run decent accounting software? Not if this easy-to-use offering is anything to go by... (Alex Singleton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
We look at the options for long-term storage of your music collection. On test: AAC, FLAC, MP3, Vorbis. (Daniel James) Click here to read!
News: Nokia comes knocking
Nokia buys Qt and sets up competition for Google's Android. Plus: Ubuntu Cola; Canonical offers Parallels Workstation; Citrix XenApp Server; Monotype announces iType; World of Goo (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: Micro distro
Linpus Linux 9.4 Lite - ultra mobile PCs get a minuscule new distro with mountains of functionality. Plus: SimplyMepis 7.0, DesktopBSD 1.6, KDE 4 package availability (Ladislav Bodnar) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
What on Earth: RPM 5
Just when you thought package management was one of the most boring aspects of Linux, things just got a lot more exciting. (Paul Hudson) Available as a PDF to subscribers.