• Visualize

    Lots of COVID-19 data is available through online REST APIs. With a little ingenuity and some open source tools, you can extract and analyze the data yourself.

  • Charly's Column – pwquality

    Regular password changes are a thing of the past: Strong passwords for each individual service provide more protection. Charly pimped his Ubuntu accordingly with a suitable PAM module.

  • Doghouse – Future of FOSS

    To build the future of FOSS, we need to focus on communicating its value – especially to young people.

  • Cheers! Celebrating 20 years of Linux Magazine

    Editor-in-chief Joe Casad reflects on the enchanting 20-year story of Linux Magazine.

News and Articles

  • Ubuntu Groovy Gorilla Beta Available

    The beta version for Ubuntu’s latest release is now available for testing.

  • Doghouse – Future of FOSS

    To build the future of FOSS, we need to focus on communicating its value – especially to young people.

  • Charly's Column – pwquality

    Regular password changes are a thing of the past: Strong passwords for each individual service provide more protection. Charly pimped his Ubuntu accordingly with a suitable PAM module.

  • Visualize

    Lots of COVID-19 data is available through online REST APIs. With a little ingenuity and some open source tools, you can extract and analyze the data yourself.

  • News

    In the news: Lenovo now offering Fedora Linux as an option; System76 launches new high-end kaptop; Mozilla lays off staff, receives more cash; VirtualBox now supports Linux Kernel 5.8; three major threats to Linux discovered; and Linux Kernel 5.8 is now available.

  • Remote Control

    Ease the process of managing Linux installations remotely with the web-based Ajenti control panel.

  • Tutorial – Tremble

    Writing your own extension for Inkscape opens up a whole world of possibilities. Apart from creating new objects, you can modify existing objects and even animate them.

  • Programming Snapshot – Go Geofuzzer

    Mike Schilli loves his privacy. That's why he's created a Go program that adds a geo-obfuscation layer to cellphone photos before they are published on online platforms to prevent inquisitive minds from inferring the location.

  • Command Line – diffoscope

    With support for more than 60 file formats, diffoscope extends the power of diff beyond the plain text or HTML file.

  • On the DVD

    This month’s DVD includes the 2020 edition of the Linux Magazine Archive DVD – every previous issue of Linux Magazine on a single, searchable disc. Browse the pages of every article we’ve ever published, and experience our special brand of technical yet accessible how-to insights.

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