KDE was created with the goal of building a desktop environment for the Linux platform. The modern KDE ecosystem, which spans multiple operating systems and includes a wide range of applications and development frameworks, has a broader mandate and loftier aspirations.
There are more options than ever for mobile Internet, from ubiquitous wi-fi to purchasing your own personal MiFi to carrying all of Wikipedia with you. Paul Ferrill looks at some cool mobile gadgets for traveling Linux users.
Every six-month Ubuntu release is greeted with a predictable barrage of praise, complaints, and solemn pundits calling for a slower release schedule. Jono Bacon, the Ubuntu Community Manager, reveals the whys and wherefores of Ubuntu's two-pronged release strategy.