Horizontal measurement (width) is given first. All measurement units are in inches. The publisher reserves the right to alter any artwork not meeting these specifications, at the advertiser’s expense.
2-page spread (trim size): 16–1/4" x 10–7/8" (16.25" x 10.875")
Full page (trim size): 8–1/8" x 10–7/8" (8.125" x 10.875")
Full page: 7" x 10" (7.0" x 10.0")
1/2 page horizontal: 7" x 4–7/8" (7.0" x 4.875")
1/2 page vertical: 3–1/3" x 10" (3.333" x 10.0")
1/4 page: 3–1/3" x 4–7/8" (3.333" x 4.875")
Marketplace Single 3–3/8" x 2–5/16" (3.375" x 2.3125")
Marketplace Double 3–3/8" x 4–3/4" (3.375" x 4.75")
Marketplace Quad 6–7/8" x 4–3/4" (6.875" x 4.75")
Trim Size: 8-1/8" x 10-7/8"
Bleed Matter: At least 1/8" beyond trim on all sides.
Bleed: Bleeds are allowed on all ad sizes other than 1/4 page or Marketplace.
Electronic File Specifications and Formats
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EPS: All images must be embedded. All fonts must be converted to curves. The file must be saved with a preview.
PDF: All fonts must be embedded.
TIFF: Must be 300dpi.
For further guidelines, please contact Linux Journal’s production department.
Art and Production
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