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Issue 133 (July 2010) - Dual boot made easy

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Make Windows and Linux play nicely using our simple step-by-step guide

Web blocking on test - which content filters can protect your home effectively?

Master grep, the ultimate Linux power tool, with our tutorial

Exclusive triple-booting Ubuntu 10.04 disc: run LXF-enhanced Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu from one DVD! Plus 64-bit Ubuntu, KDevelop 4, games and more

Tutorials on Compiz desktop effects, Gnome Planner, Python, Subversion and more...

 Features

Perfect multi-booting

There's an art to running more than one operating system on your machine, and we can help you to become a grand master. (Graham Morrison)

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Xzippeddee doo-dah!

Want to save space on your filesystem? Here's how... (Ben Martin)

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Building your own community

Ubuntu's community manager looks at how to create your very own community group, or re-energise an existing one. (Jono Bacon)

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Grep - command line super-search

Loving the command line and want to do more? Discover grep and never lose anything again. (Faye Williams)

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Dr Brown's Administeria

Boot sectors: the 2TB barrier in disk space means abandoning MBR partitions. Plus: special characters and discovering network latency issues with SmokePing. (Chris Brown)

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Interview: Paul Davis

We chat to the founder of the Ardour audio multi-tracker project. (Jono Bacon)

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 Coverdisc

Ubuntu 10.04 special

Exclusive triple-booting Ubuntu disc: Ubuntu 10.04 (with extra packages), Kubuntu 10.04 and Xubuntu 10.04. Plus: KDevelop 4, PeaZip 3.1, games, podcasts, newbie guides and more (Mike Saunders)

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HotPicks

Ayam, Brain Party, Clockywock, Final Page, Fingerprint GUI, KXStich, Omron++, Ping, PyInstaller, Smb4K, Zim (Nick Veitch)

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 Tutorials

Compiz-Fusion: Desktop effects

Linux is easily the best looking desktop OS in the world, but you wan always make it even funkier. (Andy Channelle)

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Gnome Planner: Manage projects

We demonstrate how free software can help you manage the project constraint trinity: cost, time, and scope. (Mark Nassal)

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libferris: Adding more services

Copy and edit content on web services such as Facebook, YouTube and Vimeo without going near a browser. (Ben Martin)

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GDB: Fix your C program

Debugging your code is hard work, but it's essential for any programmer. Here's how to be a good free software citizen. (John Lumby)

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Python: Draw Koch snow

Nick puts his maths head on to combine Pythagoras' theorem, Python, Clutter and Cogls to produce beautifully fluffy Koch snowflakes. (Nick Veitch)

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Subversion: Track changes

We demonstrate why you don't need to be a kernel hacker to make use of version tracking for work projects and home life. (Bob Moss)

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 Reviews

Ubuntu 10.04

That time of year is here again: the birds are singing and Ubuntu has a new release. We look at Lucid Lynx to see what all the fuss is about. (Neil Bothwick)

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TeamViewer 5

We discover that VNC is by no means the only remote desktop tool on the Linux platform that's worth considering. (Graham Morrison)

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Fluendo Media Center

If you've been looking for a great Linux media centre to access with non-free codecs, you may strike gold with this. (Bob Moss)

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FineReader 8 CLI

Want to cut down on paperwork? Electrify your archives with Abbyy's command line-based optical character recognition software. (Nick Veitch)

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Content filters

On test: DansGuardian, FoxFilter, Gnome Nanny, Privoxy, SquidSafe, WebCleaner (Shashank Sharma)

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 More

News: Joining Ubuntu

Each animal-based release leads to an explosion of creativity. Plus: Steam may be coming to Linux; first Open University Linux course; KDevelop 4.0 released; HP buys Palm. (Andy Channelle)

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Distrowatch: SimplyMepis 8.5

SimplyMepis stays as solid as ever during the transition from KDE 3.5 to KDE 4. Plus: Linux Mint 8 community editions, Slitaz 3.0 and favourite browser poll. (Susan Linton)

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What on Earth: Lernid

This tool could expand your knowledge and broaden your horizons from the comfort of your living room sofa. (Bob Moss)

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