• Sharing Alike

    With the advent of free software for non-programmers, users ran into a licensing dilemma in a world of proprietary fonts.

  • Ask Klaus

    New fdisk behavior, booting Knoppix from USB, and using PHP mail() in Apache.

  • Chitchat

    HipChat and Slack are in when it comes to communicating with customers or colleagues, but data security is out. InspIRCd, Rocket.Chat, or Mattermost are better alternatives.

  • Fast Copier

    Qt4-fsarchiver lets you back up files, complete partitions, and create disk images with a single mouse click.

News and Articles

  • One Wild Ride

    Linux distributions proliferate like butterflies. Linux Magazine went hunting for some strange and particularly surprising specimens.

  • True Tails

    In which our hero relates a "True Tail" where lack of testing almost created a divorce.

  • Key Service

    PGP/GnuPG is becoming increasingly popular, thanks to digital crime and government surveillance. We take a look behind the scenes and show how you can keep your keyring current and valid.

  • Undercover Information

    If you have been programming for decades, you've likely gathered a personal bag of tricks and best practices over the years – much like this treasure trove from the Perlmeister.

  • Colonel of the Kernel

    The 25th birthday of Linux is an important milestone for everyone in the Linux community. Who better to help us ring in the occasion than the man who started it all: Linux creator Linus Torvalds. 

  • On the DVD

    The complete Linux Magazine archive DVD!

  • Text Mode

    With the pointers and useful tips in this article, you can turn Emacs into a powerful writing environment.

  • NEWS

    Updates on technologies, trends, and tools.

  • Expedited TV

    Free and commercial media center programs promise streaming HD videos, television, music, picture galleries, and a few extra tricks for Linux PCs and the Raspberry Pi – all from the comfort of your living room.

  • Short Cut

    Most sys admins use netstat to find out about the status of network sockets, but Charly knows a good shortcut.