Call for Articles: Desktop

Let's do Desktops a bit differently this time: instead of looking at what's on our Desktops, let's get underneath the desk and see what's going on.

Let's talk about the nuts and bolts that are gonna build our desktops of the future. Let's talk about how to build a plasmoid. Let's talk about Clutter and WebKit.

What's happening with GTK/GNOME? Is there any progress/convergence on where GTK3/GNOME3 should go?

What's new with X? What is XRandR and why should we be excited? Has the shift to xorg from xfree86 produced the expected fruit?

And let's take a peek underneath our spreadsheets too. Tell us how to extend them with pyuno or kross.

Send your proposals to The deadline for completed articles is December 1.


Mitch Frazier is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal.


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Secure and management

David Lane's picture

OK, so I am the poor slob in the Federal space (this is a surprise?).

I am looking for information implementing the Secure Desktop (a la the FDCC but for non-Windows) and how to effectively manage desktops in enterprise environments. How to track patches and and lock settings, eieio...

This is my pet peeve. Until we can managed the desktops at the enterprise level (like SMS or Zen), Linux never has a shot in the corporation as a true replacement.

David Lane, KG4GIY is a member of Linux Journal's Editorial Advisory Panel and the Control Op for Linux Journal's Virtual Ham Shack

terms, please?

Anonymous's picture

Some more details, please? What are the payment terms? What are the copyright and reprint terms? Are these for the print or web edition? Word count? know the drill.

Author's Guide

Mitch Frazier's picture

This is our author's guide.

Mitch Frazier is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal.