Ubuntu is a popular distro but, like everything in life, it isn't perfect. There's plenty that could be improved, both in terms of software and the way it goes about doing things. We have a few suggestions... (Neil Bothwick) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Your OS needs you!
Think you're doing your bit for software freedom? Think again! Together we can all work a little bit harder to spread the word, so this issue we're laying down the gauntlet... (Andrew Gregory) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
A new network device naming scheme will be introduced in Fedora 15 to make things more consistent. But is it progress? Plus: the secrets behind the /etc/shadow file, Cron and Anacron. (Chris Brown) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
KDE, Gnome and 64-bit versions of this powerful, popular distro. Plus: Mythbuntu 10.10, CherryTree, HomeBank, SpaceChem demo, games, podcasts and more... (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
In this month's class, we examine a topic that all administrators have to deal with: package management. Read on to learn how it work in RPM and Deb flavours. (Mike Saunders) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Working with Wordpress
If you need to bash out a blog quickly, very little comes close to Wordpress. And it's a great content management system too. (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Bash: Add GUIs to the shell
The command line is where the power lies, but you may need to share it with people who can't be trusted to type. Let's weld the two together. (Nick Veitch) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Nokia sells commercial side of framework to Digia. Plus: Fedora 15 details; Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot plans; Android overtakes iOS; Novell adopts Red Hat's Spacewalk; HP plans to offer WebOS alongside Windows. (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: OpenSUSE 11.4 - continuing the lizard blizzard
It heralds the future, partially by becoming the first major distro to come with LibreOffice. Plus: Linux Mint 10 KDE, Bodhi Linux, and the AppStream universal package manager. (Susan Linton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.