Issue 8 Released!

Issue 8 Cover - English

Full Circle – The Independent Ubuntu Community Magazine is proud to
announce the release of issue eight.

It contains:
* Mythbuntu – Step-by-step Install
* How-To : Install Wubi, Get a Christmas Desktop, Multi Boot Linux and Learning Scribus Pt.8.
* Review of TomBoy.
* New Column for Ubuntu Women
* Letters, Q&A, My Desktop, Top 5 and more!

Get it while it’s hot!



Podcast eMails

Hi everyone.

I am inviting you to send us letters to be read out on the show. It can be an Ubuntu question, or an opinion about something Ubuntu. Send your emails to

Chances are that your email will be read on the show!


Issue 7 Released!

 Issue 7 - English

It’s that time again – another new issue!

Issue #7 has :
* Step-by-Step Ubuntu Studio install
* How-To : Simple SSH Install, A Terminal on your Desktop, Easily Convert from Windows and Learning Scribus pt.7.
* Review : Wubi Installer
* Top 5 – Audio/Video Apps.
* Interview with the Howard County Library.
* News, Letters, Q&A, MyDesktop and more!

Get it while it’s hot!


Website Problems!

You’ve probably noticed that the site’s theme has changed from the usual.  This is because our old theme is having some problems with the newer version of WordPress that just came out.


Upcoming Events Calendar

We’ve created a Google Calendar with upcoming Full Circle-related events (and a few Ubuntu-related ones, too). You can hop on over to to take a look or add us if you have a Google account. All times will be in UTC, so you will need to add/take hours as necessary.


The Full Circle Podcast needs Panelists!

Saluton Amikojn! (Esperanto for Hello Friends!)

In order to encourage discussion on the topics, and to keep me company whilst recording, I am looking for a group of co-hosts for our panel. Podcasting experience isn’t necessary (although it is helpful), but if you have a passion for *buntu topics, are a positive and opinionated person, then we want your application!

Email your applications to podcast [AT] We can’t wait to have you on the show!

PS: Podcast related topics will be discussed at the next General Meeting. If you are interested, please attend if you can. I’m sure that Ron would like some company 😉

EDIT: Hi guys.  We have plenty of applications at the present time.  I have responded to those who have sent emails, and some of those guys will be on Episode 10 of The Penguin Central Podcast.  Thank you for your quick response!


Hello Everyone…

Hi guys. I am Matthew Rossi, and I will be the host of The Full Circle Podcast.

Now, I’m assuming that we all can’t wait for Episode 1 to come out, right?

You will find out more about the Podcast in Issue #7 of Full Circle.  It will be released on the 30th.

Do you have ideas for the show? Then check out our Ubuntu Wiki Page. There is a section called IdeasTank where you can place your suggestions as detailed on the page.

Questions? They can go to

Want to see my other webpages? Go to my claimID which lists every last one of them.

Want to learn more about me? Check out my Ubuntu Wiki bio.

I can’t wait to bring you Episode 1, this will be fantastic. Thank you for adopting me into the Full Circle community

Gxis la revido!
(Esperanto for ‘See you Later!’)

Matthew Rossi
Host, Full Circle Podcast


And the winner is…

Matthew from Penguin Central!

Matthew will be producing the Full Circle Podcast. No release date as yet but once we know more, we’ll post here and send out an email to all blog members to let you know when episode #1 comes out so if you haven’t registered yet… shame on you!  :)

Congratulations to Matthew, welcome to the team!


Downloading issues

There seems to be some comments saying how difficult it is to download an issue of Full Circle, I’d just like to clarify this:

  1. Click the Download tab at the top of the page
  2. Click the Issue you would like to download
  3. Click the language you would like to download.

Easy as that. :)


Open Font Library Interview

On page 21 of the latest issue, we mention we have the full interview with John Philips here on our website.

Head on over to this page to read the full interview.

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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.