[Gllug] Good linux magazines?

Ben Fitzgerald ben_m_f at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 8 21:08:48 UTC 2004

On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 05:41:15PM -0000, Andy McGarty wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Nov 2004 17:02:13 +0000, Ben Fitzgerald <ben_m_f at yahoo.co.uk> 
> wrote:
> >On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 04:06:48PM +0000, Dave Cross wrote:
> >>On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 10:01:14AM -0600, Steve Cobrin wrote:
> >>>
> >>> >>The most serious Linux magazine is Linux Journal. I used to pick it
> >>> >>up occasionally from the PC Bookshop, but that's closed and I don't
> >>> >>know of any other place to buy it and I don't really want to
> >>> >subscribe.
> >>>
> >>And, I've just remembered, I've occasionally seen it in the WH Smiths
> >>in Victoria Station.
> >
> >AFAIK they stopped doing it there. Probably identified as a small part in
> >the bigger picture of WHSmith's unprofitability. It's good value to
> >subscribe to, I think. If you buy an issue they usually have a card 
> >insert
> >that nearly cuts the subscription price to 2/3rds.
> >
> >Ben
> Got my latest copy from Victoria's smith last Thursday.  Not the best 
> issue I've ever read.  I must subscribe, my main London station is now 
> London Bridge and you can't get it there (in fact VERY low on linux 
> magazines).

Really? They must have had a change of heart as I started to subscribe
following failures to get it from there. Or maybe they just got a
handful of copies and they sold out before I arrived. Good to hear it
is stocked, though.

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