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June 24, 2013  8:16 AM

LibreOffice is getting better, even better

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
libreoffice, office, Open source

The group responsible for overseeing the development of the LibreOffice free and open source "Office"-style productivity suite of applications has confirmed its latest release. The Document Foundation says that 98 bug reports and improvements have been included in LibreOffice 4.0.4, with the 4.1.x...

April 1, 2013  2:14 PM

Technical change to open source is the easy part

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
libreoffice, Microsoft, Open source, Word

The Document Foundation has released a white paper to help organisations migrate to LibreOffice. According to the white paper, a migration to Free Software - and especially to LibreOffice - should...


March 23, 2012  9:02 AM

LibreOffice heads for cloud, Android and iPad

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
libreoffice, Open source

Reports suggest that the LibreOffice suite of productivity applications is close (in roadmap terms at least) to releasing its first cloud-based iteration. The free and open source fork of OpenOffice is overseen by The Document Foundation and is...


February 27, 2012  9:14 AM

Intel distributes open source LibreOffice

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Intel, libreoffice, office, Open source

The Document Foundation (TDF) has issued an official statement confirming that LibreOffice for Windows from SUSE is now available on the Intel AppUpSM Center. Formed to "fork" the OpenOffice productivity applications suite away from its originators now that the project sits under Oracle,...


April 17, 2011  11:49 AM

Openoffice.org regains community-based pedigree

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, libreoffice, Open source, OpenOffice, Oracle

In something of a victory for purists devoted to the contribution model of application development, OpenOffice.org has regained its status as a purely community-based open-source project as Oracle drops its commercial version of the productivity suite. After acquiring OpenOffice when Oracle...


January 6, 2011  10:06 AM

Ubuntu drops OpenOffice for v11.04 in favour of LibreOffice

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
libreoffice, OpenOffice, Oracle, Ubuntu

The Ubuntu developer team have said that Oracle's OpenOffice (OOo) productivity suite of applications will not feature in the forthcoming Ubuntu 11.04 version still currently codenamed Natty Narwhal.

Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose used the official community mailing list this week to...


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