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The (short) history of Full Circle

Have you ever wondered how Full Circle got its start?  What our past websites have looked like?  Well, you can take a look here and see our past websites and the discussion on UbuntuForums that started it all.  Have fun! :)


US Letter Versions

We now have US Letter versions of English #1-#4. A big thanks to Michael Hill (belboz on UbuntuForums) for the reformatting! They are available on the respective download pages.


full circle – issue #4

full circle #4
Issue 4 Cover
Full Circle – the independent magazine to the Ubuntu Community are proud to
announce our fourth issue.

It contains :
* Edubuntu – What’s in it for the kids?
* How-To : Hosting Code on LaunchPad, Learning Scribus part 4 and Keep your kids safe in Ubuntu.
* Preview of Miro 0.9.8.
* Interview with Ubuntu Developer Colin Watson.
* Letters, Q&A, MyDesktop, MyPC, Top5 and more!

Get it while it’s hot!
English language only at the moment, translations on the way…


New Feature – View In Browser

We now have a new feature that allows you to view the magazine right in your browser (using Flash).  It’s only being used on Issue 3 currently (click the “View Issue Online” link on the download page).


Issue 3 Released!

Full Circle Magazine is proud to announce our third issue.
It contains:

  • Xubuntu install step-by-step – Alternative Disc!
  • How-To: Get a Stunning Ubuntu Desktop, Learning Scribus part 3 and Ubuntu in Photography.
  • Review of Ubuntu on a Macbook.
  • Preview of several new Compiz Fusion effects.
  • Letters, Q&A, MyDesktop, MyPC, Top5 and more!

Get it while it’s hot!
English language only at the moment, but translations are on the way.



When writing an article…

We really appreciate every article sent to Full Circle but please: before sending in your articles please take the time to read our Guidelines and our Style Guide as we are receiving more and more articles with terrible spelling and grammar and obviously not checked, this adds greatly to our workload and editing times.

We don’t expect perfection, several errors are to be expected but unfortunately, from now on, articles with large amounts of mistakes may have to be returned to the writer for corrections and this can mean your article may miss the deadline.

Please take the time to read the Guidelines and Style Guide!


New sub-forum!

Ubuntu Forums have graciously given us a sub-forum on their site. This sub-forum is now our main forum and the current one will be closed. Just log in to Ubuntu Forums with your normal log in and scroll down to 3rd Party Projects and you’ll see a link to ‘Full Circle Magazine‘.

Many thanks to Ubuntu Forums for thinking us worthy of a forum, it really is much appreciated.


full circle – issue #2!

Full Circle – the Independent Magazine for the Ubuntu Community

full circle - issue #2

Issue #2 now available for download!

It contains :
* Kubuntu install step-by-step
* How-To : Install Ubuntu on Intel Mac Mini, Virtual Private Networking, Learning Scribus part 2 and Ubuntu for your Grandma!
* Review of System76 Darter Laptop
* Interview with GRAMPS developer
* Letters, Q&A, MyDesktop, MyPC, Top5 and more!

Get it while it’s hot!

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Announcement List

Many people have been wanting to receive an email when a new issue of full circle is released. We now have a way to do that – simply register for an account on this news blog and we’ll email you when we release a new issue or have any important announcements. Thanks!


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Full Circle is a free, independent, monthly magazine dedicated to the Ubuntu family of Linux operating systems. Each month, it contains helpful how-to articles and reader submitted stories.

Full Circle also features a companion podcast, the Full Circle Podcast, which covers the magazine along with other news of interest.