[UNCLASSIFIED]RE: [clug] Popular Linux magazine for ACT library

Andrew Smith andrew at coolchilli.com
Fri Feb 17 03:20:27 GMT 2006

A Linux Journal subscription is a good way to go, I think it was only 
$65US or so and arrives well before it hits the newsagents.  The 
individual copy price (from memory) is around $13.


Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I tend to get most of what I used to get from magazines and papers
> via websites now. But based on the copies I have seen, I'd concur
> With Bob on Linux Journal (and I'd probably read it if I didn't need
> to buy it first).
> Then there was that Australian effort that Con Zymaris was
> involved with, not too sure if it still exists as I rarely
> visit news agents. An Australian publication would probably
> also be a nice thing to support.
> While not strictly Linux, Make magazine looks rather cool.
> Another idea would be for the library to make current Linux CDs available.
> If you think someonething's a good idea, go for it. :o)
> Antti
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> From: linux-bounces+antti.roppola=brs.gov.au at lists.samba.org [mailto:linux-bounces+antti.roppola=brs.gov.au at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Michael Simpson
> Sent: Thursday, 16 February 2006 10:41 PM
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> Subject: [clug] Popular Linux magazine for ACT library
> Hi,
>         New to the list, only been to one Thursday clug so far.
>     I've been looking in the ACT library catalogue, and it seems that tho they have a few books on Linux, they don't get any of the popular magazines.  I plan to put in an acquisition request for one of them, most likely Linux Format, since that is the one I seem to have bought most often.
>     I'm wondering whether the list has an opinion, and also whether I can refer to clug as supporting the idea.
> Michael Simpson
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