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Win a copy of “Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress”

Mon, 2006-01-23 07:08 -- admin

This week we are giving away a copy of Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress by Robert T. Douglass, Mike Little, and Jared W. Smith.

All you need to do to enter is:

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In our latest newsletter there is an ad for SCALE 4x. What does the acronym SCALE stand for?

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Selling ads for Free Software Magazine

Tue, 2006-01-10 04:06 -- admin

Free Software Magazine is all about Free Software. We have published more than 250 articles, ALL under free licenses.

Our web site has matured and is achieving a large amount of traffic, and the magazine is reaching a very large audience: now, it's time for us to decide our marketing strategy for selling ads.

We believe that it is the community who should benefit from the ads—as well as the magazine. So, this is our offer to the free software community: we will pay 20% commission for every ad sold to a company by ANY member of the free software community. Here are the simple rules:

Win a copy of “Perl Best Practices”

Mon, 2006-01-09 08:05 -- admin

This week we are giving away a copy of Perl Best Practices by Damian Conway.

All you need to do to enter is:

1) read our terms and conditions

2) Answer this question:

In a recent blog entry, Tony Mobily announced that Free Software Magazine is looking for new articles. What type of articles is Free Software Magazine currently looking for?

Entry level articles for Free Software Magazine

Mon, 2006-01-09 02:11 -- admin

Do you want to write for Free Software Magazine?

At Free Software Magazine, we are always looking for new authors and wenow pay for articles (in books) thanks to our sponsors!

At the moment, we are looking for user-orientated articles. Specifically, we are looking for entry level articles on Linux and major GNU/Linux distros like “Ubuntu”.

The articles will need to be very easy to follow. Something your mother would understand without too much effort (even if she doesn’t work as a software engineer for IBM...).

Richard Stallman interviewed by ZNet

Wed, 2005-12-21 16:24 -- admin

There’s a nice, lengthy interview with Richard Stallman at ZNet. The interview goes into depth on a number of social and political issues surrounding the free software movement. While most of this is well-known to the freedom fighters here at FSM, you might be interested in Stallman's comments about capitalism and identification as an anti-Bush liberal.

Win a copy of “Write Portable Code”

Mon, 2005-12-19 14:08 -- admin

This week we are giving away a copy of Write Portable Code by Brian Hook.

All you need to do to enter is:

1) read our terms and conditions

2) Answer this question:

Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Free Software Magazine benefits when you click on the links we display to Amazon products, and you make a purchase.

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Free Software Magazine—Call For Papers!

Thu, 2005-12-15 04:13 -- admin

In just under a year, Free Software Magazine has become one of the most prominent voices in the free software world.

The hard work is definitely paying off. The most important publishers in the computer world are sponsoring our magazine, and all of the major news sites keep a watchful eye on us. We have thousands of subscribers who receive our weekly newsletter, with dozens of new people signing up every day.

Win a copy of “Deploying OpenLDAP”

Mon, 2005-12-12 03:56 -- admin

This week we are giving away a copy of Deploying OpenLDAP by Tom Jackiewicz.

All you need to do to enter is:

1) read our terms and conditions

2) Answer this question:

What is the name of one of FSM’s sponsors?

3) Send your subscriber name (the email address you use to login), full name and your answer to .

Entries open on the 12th of December 2005 and close on the 16th of December 2005.

GOOD LUCK!

Gaming with GNU

Mon, 2005-12-05 19:46 -- admin

I’ve often lamented the sad fact that there is not as much attention paid to GNU game development as there should be. It’s hard to be a diehard GNU/Linux user who is also into gaming. Though we look forward to days when more high profile games will be targeted at the GNU/Linux platform, it’s nice to know that there are folks out there trying to ease the transition. This blog from Joystiq discusses the options for the GNU gamer and introduces crossover technologies like Wine and Cedega.

Win a copy of “Open Sources 2.0 The Continuing Evolution”

Mon, 2005-12-05 11:04 -- admin

This week we are giving away a copy of Open Sources 2.0 The Continuing Evolution.

All you need to do to enter is:

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2) Answer this question:

Which Free Software Magazine interview was your favourite and in 25-50 words why?

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Win a copy of “Moving to Linux”

Mon, 2005-11-28 09:54 -- admin

This week we are giving away a copy of Moving to Linux_ by Marcel Gagne_.

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1) read our terms and conditions

2) Answer this question:

What ad is on page 23 of the full colour, high res version of issue 9 of FSM?

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Entries open on the 28th of November 2005 and close on the 2nd of December 2005.

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