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June 13, 2014

If you’ve not yet tried Linux Voice, you’re missing out on the most in-depth tutorials, features, reviews and interviews in the GNU/Linux and Free Software world. Every issue is packed (more…)

Python Gallery

May 29, 2014

In issue 2 we challenged you to create the best drawing you could in 100 lines of Python using just the turtle module. These are the results, and we think (more…)

Learn to love Vim

May 21, 2014

Find Vim scary? Don’t understand why people love it so much? Check out our video and get on the path to text editing enlightenment…

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July 25, 2014

What in the name of Zeus is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a digital currency that became popular in 2013. It’s not controlled by banks, or anyone. It’s a decentralised currency designed to free out money from those who would oppress us. But how does a digital currency work? How can it be valid if there’s no one to say who has what? Ben Everard investigates.


Linux Voice

July 21, 2014

Arch Linux

July 18, 2014

Raspberry Pi Model B+

July 14, 2014

Interview: Damian Conway

July 4, 2014


Latest: Voice of the Masses: What was your first Linux distro?

July 28, 2014

It’s time to take a trip down memory lane, and reminisce about the first distro that introduced you to Linux. Maybe it was back in the early ’90s, and you remember installing Slackware 2.1 from 73 floppy disks. Or perhaps you’re a relatively new convert to the OS, and your first distro was one of the Ubuntu flavours.

Let us know how you got started, and we’ll read out the best comments in our upcoming podcast recording! And as a follow-up question: do you still recommend that distro to people today, or have you left it behind for something else?


Podcast Season 2 Episode 13 (July 17, 2014)
Voice of the Masses: What software combination do you run? (July 15, 2014)
Podcast Season 2 Episode 12 (June 30, 2014)
Voice of the Masses: Which text editor do you use? (June 26, 2014)
Podcast Season 2 Episode 11 (June 12, 2014)

Latest Issue

Issue 5

June 26, 2014

Linux voice issue 4


In issue 5 of Linux Voice we turn attacker and look at the way hackers are exploiting weaknesses in websites. Terrify yourself with how simple it is to execute an SQL injection attack, cower in the the face of cross-site scripting, then laugh in the face of danger because now you know how hackers work, you can beat them.


Take an exclusive first look at the Raspberry Pi Compute module, the new release from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, unearth (probably) the best game of all time (Nethack), peer back in time to the birth of BASIC and examine the benefits of Python 3.


Never wait for your distribution to package software again, with our guide to compiling from source code; build games for kids with Scratch, fix bugs for cash (or maybe just give yourself an incentive to polish up your programming skills) and write your own web search engine to beat Google at its own game. Get all this plus reviews of Mint 17, XMBC, MythTV, tutorials, distros and more. Click the PDF below to see what we’ve crammed into the issue! (Click here to get the source code used in the Android tutorial.)


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