It's October and as long time Linux Monday fans know, months beginning in 10 mean Ubuntu updates. Version 10.10 should be John McCain's favorite yet: Maverick Meerkat. Oops, I forgot. He never said he was a maverick.
Maverick is incorporating a Mac style "app store," which begs the question: Can an Application Store Succeed in a Free Operating System?
Here's some tips on clearing off your Ubuntu system safely. But in Linux, here's one less system maintenance chore: Why defragmenting your drive doesn't really matter.