What Is the GNOME Desktop (6 tags)
Nope. It's not some elfish paperweight for the home office. GNOME is a desktop software environment designed to look familiar to anyone who has ever used a computer. Aaron Weber distills what the GNOME desktop is, what apps users will find as well as what platform development tools developers will find, and the resources to help you get started using it. Aaron is a coauthor of Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Seven Cool Mono Apps (2 tags)
Edd Dumbill takes a look at seven of the cool open source programs being built on Mono.
What Is the Linux Desktop (2 tags)
Much has been made of predictions about the "year of the Linux desktop," but what is the Linux desktop, why should we use it, and why should you care? Jono Bacon takes a look at development of the Linux desktop, from its roots to its apps to its future prospects. Jono is the author of Linux Desktop Hacks.