We look at extending your in-house network into a Virtual Private Cloud. Plus: exploring the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files, and Guestfish. (Chris Brown) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Interview: Ariel Waldman
Space exploration isn't just confined to NASA - you can make a contribution too. We talk to the founder of Science Hack Day about how citizen science is making great technological leaps. (Mike Saunders, Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Exclusive Ubuntu 11.10 megapack
Triple-booting disc with LXF-enhanced Ubuntu (includes hundreds of extra packages), Kubuntu and Xubuntu. Everything you need! Plus Gnome 3.2 Live, Digikam, Areca, games, podcasts, newbie guides and more. (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Plasma Widgets make their smartphone debut with Meego and Nokia's Qt. Plus: Gameolith store opens access outside USA; Android 4.0 opens up; LibreOffice goes mobile and cloudy; Apple and Microsoft trouble for Android; Automotive Linux Summit. (Andrew Gregory) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: Autumn line-up
With Ubuntu 11.10, OpenSUSE 12.1 and Fedora 16, there's something for everyone in the new season's releases. Plus: Tiny Core 4.0, Puppy 5.2.8 and Kororaa 15. (Susan Linton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.