responsible for the magazine was probably best known printed on Linux worldwide, Linux Journal, announced the jump to a completely digital .
That means, above all, can no longer be found in kiosks Linux Journal , and to read it will have to subscribe to this new edition.
“ We’re going to a completely digital. This is the news. From our next number, 209, we will be on the shelves and mailboxes, but will keep you informed via email and the Web, where we can grow and improve. It is the only way ahead, but also a good way “.
So begins the article that Doc Searls, one of the leaders of the publication, explains why that decision makes a magazine that was born in 1993 at the hands of Phil Hughes and since then has been the reference when talking about Linux in the press.
No, the market has evolved. Sales of print magazines has declined significantly, and “ costs of printing and distribution continue to rise. We could keep the printed pages if we could grow as advertisers, but not see that that will happen , “admits Searls.
is logical for many publications have moved to a digital and online and in the case of Linux is even more true because of the relatively small market segment. However, the abandonment of the print edition does not mean that much less maintain the exceptional quality of a publication for users of Linux.
This is the aspect of integrated Linux Journal reader to consult the magazine from a browser.
Now you can subscribe
to the digital version that allows you to view the magazine online through a specially crafted PDF reader for Linux Journal, but you can read in PDF format without problems , and Of course, print it to read on paper if you prefer.
Subscriber FAQ page explains how this new digital subscription, which will point you can pay $ 2.45 per number per month , which will appear in your email the first of the month .
want to show how important it is for giving them this initiative the September 2011 so we can read for free. You can access it in this direction, through which the reader comprobaréis integrated interface for browsers and also the possibility to download (in PDF), print and share their content.