What's in a name? Acronyms, in-jokes and lots of capital letters, if free software is anything to go by. We look at some unfortunate choices that have been made at this critical stage of development. (Neil Bothwick) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Job trends: Linux skills are increasingly sought-after in the jobs market. Which distro comes out on top? Plus: cross-platform application development with Mono. (Chris Brown) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Linux Foundation Top Gurus list shows importance of end users to the FOSS development community. Plus: Android IP woes; Project Bossanova MMORPG; Hercules launches new eCafe netbooks; Red Hat to surpass $1 billion revenues within a year. (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
Distrowatch: Finding Unity
Ubuntu 11.04 - changes abound and mixed reactions greet the latest announcements from Canonical. Plus: Fedora 16, Slackware 13.37, Kororaa GNU/Linux. (Susan Linton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
What on Earth: Calligra
Think you know KOffice? Well, you don't. The 'other' Linux office suite loses all those K-words and heads for cross-platform glory. (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.