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Description: LINUX For You was launched last year in Feburary and it's reader base continues to grow with each passing issue. It's a monthly magazine catering to various niches: Newbie, Power Users, IT Implementors, Developers, Corporate.

The magazine has a very good Answers page and regularly features interviews with the top brass of the industry. It also features tutorials and howtos on various Applications and Programming languages.

The official website:

The LFY group, held from the 11-13 Feburary, LinuxAsia 2004.

LINUX For You is also Asia's only English language open source magazine.

After having initially provided LiFY, a hack on KNOPPIX, the magazine now offers two free CD's having various applications. Past month, the magazine gave out FC1.

Keywords: Linux, EFY, LFY, LiFY, CD
Publisher: EFY Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.

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Old 08-29-2004, 03:51 PM   #1
Registered: May 2003
Distribution: Ubuntu, Solaris,CentOS
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Pros: a good linux magazine of its kind in INDIA,good linux software provided
Cons: not too much matter is available for the price paid

have read many editions of the book, and it hs improved from where it started.
the software bundles with it is good,but the matter in the magazine needs to be improved more..

it has given a local perspective to linux , but an international perspective is lacking.

also it has two booklets, one for the newbees and one for professionals

a good magazine to buy..

Old 11-13-2006, 09:13 PM   #2
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Its worthable....
Old 07-02-2008, 03:47 PM   #3
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Quite a few issues of LFY have had articles that are of EXTREMELY high quality. It varies from month to month, but almost every month has *something* I want to read, even including articles on BLender!

There are THREE discs with it, 1 DVD and 2 CDs which is beyond belief! (but maybe I'm wrong, because it's a long time since I bought one )

It's just unfortunate that the good articles aren't EVERY month :(


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