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Complete set of Back issues & discs

Postby vcoen » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:11 pm

I have for sale the complete set from issue 001 to 153.

This is due to downsizing my home in the next year or so.
Currently I have an ad? on Ebay as
item: 330755477861
titled: Linux Format Magazine - Issues 001 thru 153 - May 2000 thru Jan 2012 + CD/DVDs
starting at £0.49 per issue (for the entire set with discs).

I had to stop subscribing as my eye sight is going blurred and I can not read the small type so up to then I got around it by downloading the .PDF files and reading them, making the tex as large as needed and print out any pages I needed into larger type.

The mags. Digital service does not allow that and worse the subs are via an American company that does not support off-line reading and worse still needs software that does not work with: yep, you guessed it Linux.
What bright spark from the publishers office thought that one up?

Anyone interested please let me know. I will consider splitting them if I can sell off most of them.

You can email me at vbcoen at

Apologies in advance for any typos here can't see too clearly.
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Postby leoorionis » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:20 pm

Hi, vcoen:

Sorry to hear about your eye trouble!

I would like to buy your entire collection, disks and all. Could you quote me a price for them, including the cost to ship them to me in San Diego, California, USA?

Thank you.

P.S. If you've already sold some of them, please quote me a price for the rest and tell me which ones have been sold. Thanks again!
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Complete set of Back issues & discs

Postby vcoen » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:40 pm


Thank you, ok, well not cheap the only way I can think of doing it is via sea mail and yes I still have them all.

Suggest you contact me via email at vbcoen @ to discuss it.

If you have any contacts regarding bulk shipping let me know.

As a guide we are talking around 2-3 boxes holding say 51 mags each + disks and as a rough guide each mag weighs 0.280 kg and the old one's its 0.290 kg so we are talking of a total weight (split across 3 (or more boxes) of 43 Kg + the disks, say another 10 but do you need the very old one's?

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Postby TonyBradley » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:26 pm


Are the mags still available?
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Postby wyliecoyoteuk » Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:50 pm

I have a complete set, including disks, from the Linux Answers issue (number 0) to the present.
180 mags.
P.M. me if you are interested
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Postby vcoen » Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:52 pm


Are the mags still available?

Yes still available.

Let me know if interested as was going to put up on Ebay next month.
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Re: Complete set of Back issues & discs

Postby vcoen » Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:25 pm

Update to Back issues available as of 7th April 2015.

Issues: Year Notes
#49 2004
#60 2004

#63 thru 74 2005 Not #62 (Jan)

#75 thru #87 2006 Complete

#88 thru #100 2007 Complete

#101 thru #113 2008 not #112

#114 thru #126 2009 not #123

#127 thru #139 2010 Complete

#140 thru #152 2011 Complete

#153 2012 Only issue

Total issues 91 and many have the DVD included within the magazine for what that's worth!

They are all in good condition and at most have been read once and a fair number not at all (due to eye sight).

Looking to sell the lot, so your best offer (excl P&P which will be at cost) to me at vbcoen at

Update 16/05/2015 - Unless Someone wants these Before my house has been sold I will just pass on to a charity shop or recycle.

Shown on Ebay as "Linux Format Magazine -issues 2004 thru 2011 + 1 at 2012 see details"
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