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New releases: KDE 4.4 and OpenOffice.org 3.2 reviewed
Nano now: try the command-line text editor anyone can use
On the 4GB DVD: Linux beginner's kit with Ubuntu 9.10 and 212-page on-disc book. Plus: KDE 4.4 Live, OpenOffice.org 3.2, Linux From Scratch, 700 Linux problems solved and more
Tutorials on DOSBox, TaskJuggler, Python, Boxee, Cygwin...
Have you ever wondered what exactly DCOP is, or where your drivers are hidden? Join us on a journey to the centre of your Linux box and discover the answers. (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Cygwin and MSYS
The important thing to remember about Windows users is that it is not all their fault. Join our mission to bring them back to the light - tell them about Cygwin and MSYS. (Mark Bain) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Nano: The third way
Hate Vi's terseness or the Emacs key combinations? We introduce Nano, a text editor that packs a lot of punch for its diminutive size. (Mike Saunders) Click here to read!
Complete getting-started pack with Ubuntu 9.10 and a 121-page on-disc guide. Plus: KDE 4.4 Live, OpenOffice.org 3.2, Xubuntu 9.10, Linux From Scratch 6.6, Bluefish 2.0, podcasts, games and 700 problems solved. (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
New look heralds second era of Ubuntu - let there be light! Plus: first public release of Jolicloud; Oracle set to push development of OpenSolaris; Mandriva joins ARM community; CrossOver 9.0 brings more apps to Linux; Maemo + Moblin = MeeGo. (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: Absolute Linux 13.09
This customised version of Slackware turns out to be absolutely fabulous. Plus: ArtistX 0.8, SystemRescueCd 1.3.5, Gnome 3 excitement. (Susan Linton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.