Linux Format Magazine Issue 296 is Now On Sale

Need some FOSS-flavoured reading material for the festive season? Then be sure to pick up the latest issue of Linux Format, which is on store shelves now.

Linux Format 296 highlights includes the cover feature on browser privacy, which provides info on Firefox add-ons, optimal settings, and some lesser-known ways to “beat the trackers, stop the snoopers and stay safe online” – nice!

This issue also takes a closer look at the recent Ubuntu 22.10 release; covers terminal screen-casting (yes, terminal); and tackles advanced desktop searching so that you can find files, folders, and other data quickly and easily.

Also touched on is automating Linux installs with Ansible; how to securely delete and recover files on Linux; a roundup of vector image apps; and thoughts on the future of 3D printing.

Buy Linux Format 296

Linux Format is the UK’s best-selling Linux Linux magazine. A new issue is published every 4 weeks. It is available to buy from the usual sort of places that sell magazines, including WH Smiths in the UK and Barnes & Noble in the USA.

Don’t want to go out hunting for a copy? You can buy single issues of Linux Format from, or take out an annual subscription to have it delivered to your door ever months. Subscriptions offer savings on cover price and occasionally come with a free gift.

Linux Format issue 296 is on sale Thursday 23 November priced at £6.49 (UK) for the print issue, and £6.99 for a digital edition from International prices will vary.