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Never lose a file again
Data loss is inevitable - but backing yours up is prodent. We show you the tools you need for both homes and enterprises to keep your files safe. (Mayank Sharma) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
20 things we'd change about OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice.org is a huge, lumbering beast. Don't get us wrong, we like it in principle and the practice is steadily getting better, but there's still room for improvement. (Neil Bothwick) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Facebook's head of open source talks us through the company's approach to free software, and how HipHop is at the heart of what they do. (Jono Bacon) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Five distro special!
PCLinuxOS 2010.12, Lubuntu 10.10, CrunchBang Statler, Puppy Linux 5.2 and SystemRescueCD 2.0. Plus: VirtualBox 4.0, games, development tools, podcasts and more... (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Google reveals more about its OS strategy and doles out some Chrome machines. Plus: tablets at CES; Firefox beats Internet Explorer in Europe; second Humble Indie Bundle; Russia to move governmental systems to Linux. (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: OpenSUSE news
Deal with Attachmate hasn't hurt the distribution's development in the slightest. Plus: next Mandriva scheduled for May 2011, SimplyMepis approaching, and Transparent Hugepage Support patch. (Susan Linton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
What on Earth: Wayland
We investigate the pros and cons of a new way to draw the Linux desktop, which will start appearing in popular distros this year. (Marco Fioretti) Available as a PDF to subscribers.