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Welcome to the LXF Wiki Area

This site is intended to be a useful information resource for all visitors, created and maintained in co-operation with the community. The beauty of the Wiki is that you can edit it yourself. To edit or create pages, you'll need to register a username -- it only takes a few seconds. This front page is protected; if there is something you wish to change, email

Although no doubt this site will grow organically with all sorts of information, we would like to keep it Linux specific. Inevitably, owing to the pace of change in the computing world, some of the information will date quickly. Please help keep it up-to-date!


  • LXF Tutorials - In-depth guides originally from the magazine
  • LXF HOWTOs - Walkthroughs written by the community
  • Linux Glossary - A list of terms and software with brief explanations
  • NewbieZone - Guides and FAQs specifically for Linux novices


  • Linux User Groups - Meet up with other Linux users
  • Linux on Laptops - Information about running Linux on your laptop
  • Linux Format - About the magazine
  • Distros ( - Facts and user opinions on Linux distributions

Project Cupcake

We asked the world ( what they most wanted to see programmed in Mono, and they asked for Dreamweaver. This part of our wiki contains information about our progress...


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