Issue 70 (September 2005) - Free at last! Debian 3.1
Pigs do fly - Sarge is finally here! Plus: future prospects for the world's most important distro...
Debian at a crossroads
Sarge is out at last - a release that at one time seemed as likely as soaring swine - but it's delays and waning influence, not features and improvements, that people are talking about. We assess the road ahead for this freest of Linux distributions. (Richard Drummond) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
It'll sniff out documents and emails you thought you'd lost forever: is Beagle man's new best friend? Get it running with our guide. (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Playtime on the web
While we've been getting excited by innovation on the desktop, web developers have been making great strides in interaction, content delivery and pure, raw speed. We look at BBC Backstage, AJAX and Google Maps... (Amias Channer) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Interview: Gael Duval
The founding father of Mandrakesoft has seen his baby go from the brink of disaster to becoming part of a multinational Linux empire. How did he do it? And what's next for Mandriva? (Paul Hudson, Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Having problems with last issue's LXF Sudoku bounty? We show you how to solve such problems using brute force, a dash of brain power and a highly-trained team of goats. (Paul Hudson) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
We look at a Live distribution that aims to turn your beige box into Abbey Road Studios. But is it more Beatles For Sale than Sergeant Pepper? (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Graham straps a virtual snowboard to his feet, puts on his goggles and makes his cool face - but still can't quite get into this disappointing effort. (Graham Morrison) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Landmark decision removes immediate threat of US-style software patents. Plus: UK government launches open source testing lab; Mandriva and Lycoris merger; Apple's move to Intel; Gentoo founder Danien Robbins moves to Microsoft; RealBASIC for Linux; Knopp (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.