No more TUX Magazine

I am sorry to inform our readers that Issue 20 of TUX was the last produced. While we have received an amazing amount of positive feedback about the magazine, the financial reality of the situation made it impossible for us to continue publishing TUX. Current revenues didn’t cover current costs, much less allow us to expand the publication as we wished.

This is really the pits. I liked this magazine. However the concept of PDF only release is probably what did them in. They recently changed their structure, from a free subscription to a paid subscription. And I guess people showed little interest paying for a PDF only format. I had no intentions of paying them for it. Could they have turned it into a printed periodical, I would have subscribed in a second. Maybe it’s time they bring back Maximum Linux Magazine.

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Mom uses Technology to PWN Teens.

Teenagers who toilet-papered and damaged a home now face felony vandalism charges because of a mother’s extraordinary sleuthing.

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Editors note: I really enjoyed the story, because now as an adultish type individual with children of my own, I feel the same way she does. But, it also reminded mef the one time I ever took part of a TPing event. I remember it vividly! And the following quote was the icing on the cake because I remember the look we got from the cashier at Walgreens when we were buying 88 rolls of toilet paper!

Base persuaded supermarket managers to tally daily toilet-paper buys for the week

At 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, someone bought 144 rolls of toilet paper

As for my experience, there was about 6 of us invloved and three of us were caught as the get-away driver didn’t wait for everyone to get back to the car before he took off. We spent hours cleaning TP out of very tall tree’s.

Tux Magazine to change to paid subscription

Tux Magazine is changing its distribution from a controlled-circulation to a paid-circulation magazine, beginning this summer. Prices will be $9.95 for 12 issue’s. Current subscribers will have their subscriptions extended for 12 months for free.

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Editors Note: I’ve been a subscriber of Tux since issue one, and it is great as a free publication. That said, I just don’t see myself paying for $10 a year for it.

O’Reilly Asterisk Book Available For Free Download

O’Reilly Media’s latest book, Asterisk: The Future of Telephony, written by Jim Van Meggelen, Jared Smith, and Leif Madsen is available for download in PDF format. In the spirit of open source, O’Reilly has licensed the book under the creative commons license making it free to download and distribute.

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