May
25
2012

Full Circle Magazine #61 – out NOW!

Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our sixty-first issue.

This month:
* Command and Conquer.
* How-To : Beginning Python – Part 33, Use The TOP Command, and VirtualBox Networking.
* Graphics : GIMP – The Beanstalk Part 2, and Inkscape Part 1.
* Linux Lab – DVD-Ripping and Encoding.
* Book Review & Competition – Linux For Newbies.
* I Think – Have You Helped a Kickstarter?
* Closing Windows – Add/Remove Software and Repos.
* NEW! Audio Flux – CC music, sites and apps.
plus: Ubuntu Games, My Desktop, My Opinion, My Story, and much much more!

Get it while it’s hot!
http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-61/
EPUB edition coming soon…

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May
23
2012

O’Reilly Velocity Conference, June 25-27 2012, Santa Clara CA

O’Reilly are looking forward to celebrating Velocity’s 5th Year with you June 25-27, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. You’ll meet the smartest people working in web performance and operations at the O’Reilly Velocity Conference. Web and mobile users expect better performance than ever before. To meet, and exceed, their expectations, you need to master a daunting array of web performance, operations, and mobile performance issues. Velocity offers the best opportunity to learn the newest info on what you need to know to build a faster and stronger web.

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with a cadre of industry leaders who are taking web performance and operations to the next level. Velocity packs a wealth of big ideas, know-how, and connections into three concentrated days. You’ll be able to apply what you’ve learned immediately and you’ll be well prepared for what lies ahead with four in-depth tracks covering the key aspects of web performance, operations, mobile performance, and Velocity culture.

Velocity has sold out the last two years, so if you want to reserve your spot at Velocity 2012, register now and save an additional 20% with code FULLCIR

FULL DECLARATION: We, Full Circle, make nothing from this, we just want to bring you folks discounts.

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May
13
2012

Ubuntu Development Special Edition

Full Circle Magazine – Ubuntu development Special Edition

The single-topic Special Editions continue with Daniel Holbach’s behind-the-scenes run-through of the Ubuntu Development Process; the collected articles parts 1 through 4

Full Circle Magazine – Ubuntu development Special Edition

Go get it from: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/ubuntu-development-special-edition/

Note: the file-size for this edition is 7.6Mb

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Apr
26
2012

Full Circle #60 – Fifth Birthday Edition!

Full Circle
Issue #60

Full Circle – the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our sixtieth issue.
It’s our birthday! Five years and going strong.

This month:

* Command and Conquer.
* How-To : Beginning Python – Part 32, LibreOffice – Part 14, and Prey.
* NEW! Graphics : GIMP – The Beanstalk Part 1, and Inkscape – An Introduction to the SVG file format.
* Linux Lab – Serial Port.
* Review – Desura.
* I Think – Will You Upgrade To 12.04?
* Closing Windows – Sound Settings
plus: Ubuntu Games, My Desktop, My Opinion, My Story, and much much more!

Google Currents Edition:
http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAownNvjAQ/full_circle_magazine_60_lite

Get it while it’s hot. PDF and EPUB Editions!
http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-60/

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Apr
24
2012

WORLD DOMINATION! BWAAAHAHAHAAAAA!

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Please help spread the word about Full Circle by:

Not only will you help expand the readership of (and possible input to) FCM, spread the word about Linux, but you’ll also feel all warm and fuzzy inside*.

* disclaimer: warm fuzziness not guaranteed!

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Apr
15
2012

Looking to download a run of issues? There’s a script for that…

Google+ user Kevin Lynch has made a quick script (updated by David Mawdsley) to download multiple issues:

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#!/bin/bash
echo -n "What is the issue number of the first Full Circle Magazine to
download? "
read firstissue

echo ""
echo -n "What is the issue number of the last Full Circle Magazine to
download? ( > or = the previous number) "
read lastissue

cd ~/Desktop  # ~ brings you to the home directory of the user and from
there I wanted to use my folder 'Desktop'

for a in `seq $firstissue $lastissue`
    do
        wget -U Mozilla "http://dl.fullcirclemagazine.org/issue"$a"_en.pdf"
    done

echo ""
echo "Complete!"


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Apr
15
2012

Full Circle Magazine Lite on Google Currents

Google Currents is now available pretty much around the world. Install the app first then click the links below on your device and the editions will be auto-magically delivered to your app.

Full Circle Magazine Lite editions on Google Currents:

http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAow7dpE/full_circle_magazine_55_lite
http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAowkLxE/full_circle_magazine_56_lite
http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAowvZtX/full_circle_magazine_57_lite
http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAowgc1a/full_circle_magazine_58_lite
http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAownNt7/full_circle_magazine_59_lite

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Apr
13
2012

Python Special Edition Volume 04

Full Circle Magazine – Python Special Edition Volume 04

The single-topic Special Editions continue with a reprint of the Python articles parts 22 through 26

Go get it from: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/python-special-edition-issue-four/

Note: the file-size for this edition is 16.8Mb

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Mar
30
2012

Full Circle #59 is here for the taking!

This month:

* Command and Conquer.
* How-To : Beginning Python – Part 31, LibreOffice – Part 13, Portable Linux, Resizing Your VirtualBox Drive, and Create Your Own Greeting Card.
* Linux Lab – Foremost for data recovery.
* Review – Bodhi Linux
* I Think – What turns to/from a distro?
* Closing Windows – Task Manager
plus: more Ubuntu Games, My Desktop, My Opinion, My Story, and much much more!

 Coooooome an’ get it!
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Mar
11
2012

Virtualisation Series Special Edition

Full Circle Magazine – Virtualization Series Special Edition

The single-topic Special Editions continue with Lucas Westerman’s complete series of articles parts 1 through 6.

Go get it from: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/virtualisation-series-special-edition/

Note: the file-size for this edition is 18.7Mb

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